International Advisory Board, Journal of Power Sources. Head, BK 21+ program, Hanyang University (South Korea)
Prof. Yang-Kook Sun is a Head of BK 21+ program at Hanyang University at Seoul in Korea. Prof. Sun serves as Chair, Vice-Chair, and advisory member of several leading international conferences. His achievements include the publication of more than 378 peer-reviewed papers in the scientific literature and 224 patents. In 2007 he was awarded the Energy Technology Division Research Award and in 2011 the Battery Division Research Award of the Electrochemical Society. His research interests are development of new electrode materials (cathode and anode) for lithium-ion batteries, super-capacitors, and next-generation batteries such as Na-ion batteries, Li-S batteries, and Li-air batteries.