Nam-Gyu Park is Professor at School of Chemical Engineering and adjunct Professor at Department of Energy Sciences, Sungkyunkwan University, where he leads the Group of Next Generation Photovoltaics. He got Ph.D. degree in inorganic chemistry from Seoul National University Seoul, Republic of Korea, in 1995. He worked at ICMCB-CNRS, France, and at National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA, as Postdoctoral Researchers from 1996 to 1999. He worked as Director of Solar Cell Research Center at Korea Institute of Science and Technology from 2005 to 2009 and as a Principal Scientist at Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute from 2000 to 2005 before joining Sungkyunkwan University in 2009. His research activity has been focused on high efficiency dye-sensitized solar cells. He is specialist in design and synthesis of inorganic nanostructured materials as well as photovoltaic solar cell fabrication. He received awards, including Scientist Award of the Month (MEST, Korea), KyungHyang Electricity and Energy Award (KEPCO, Korea), KIST Award of the Year (KIST, Korea), and Dupont Science and Technology Award (Dupont Korea). He published over 130 scientific papers, including Nature Materials, Advanced Materials, and J. Physical Chemistry, 35 patent applications, and 2 book chapters. His research interests are extended to super high efficiency third generation solar cells and bioinspired energy devices.
Biography Updated on 8 January 2013