Prof. Kisuk Kang
Professor, Associate Dean,
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
College of Engineering,
Seoul National University, Korea
Kisuk Kang is a professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Seoul National University, and an associate dean of college of engineering. He received his bachelor degree from Seoul National University and Ph. D from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). After the postdoctoral training at MIT, he joined Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) as an assistant professor in 2007. In 2011, he moved to Seoul National University (SNU). His research lab at SNU focuses on developing new materials for LIB, post-Li battery chemistries such as Na, Mg batteries and metal-air batteries using combined experiments and first-principles calculations. His work has been cited more than 36,000 times (H-index of 97 as of 2022), which made him selected as Highly Cited Researchers in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. He was awarded with inaugural Energy and Environmental Lectureship Award from Royal Society of Chemistry (2013), Excellence in Research Award from Korea (2017) and Scientist of the Month Award from Korea (2017). He is a Young Member of Korean Academy of Science and Technology, a reviewing board of Science (AAAS), an associate editor for Journal of Materials Chemistry A, a scientific editor for Materials Horizons (Royal Society of Chemistry, UK).