Hyunwon Chu PhD Student

namo93[at]mit.edu | (+49 89 289) 54 443
Room 46206
Lichtenbergstr. 4, 85748 Garching

MSc, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea, 2019
Thesis: The role of electrolyte anions on lithium sulfide growth realizing high-performance lithium-sulfur batteries
BSc, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea, 2017

Hyunwon is working on the development of solid-state batteries, their material, structure, and device design. In his work, he is developing the model systems to understand the grain boundary transport phenomena, and ultimately aiming to control the ionic and electronic transport properties and engineer the interface for better energy storage.

7Ditch‐structured sulfur cathode: enhancing the uniformity of sulfur redox reaction in a thick sulfur electrode
J. Lee, H. Kwack, M.K. Kim, W. Jo, H. Noh, Y.-J. Kim, H. Chu, J. Baek, Y. Roh, J. Noh, H.-T. Kim
ChemElectroChem 8 (9), 1621-1625 (2021)
6Unraveling the Dual Functionality of High‐Donor‐Number Anion in Lean‐Electrolyte Lithium‐Sulfur Batteries
H. Chu, J. Jung, H. Noh, S. Yuk, J. Lee, J.-H. Lee, J. Baek, Y. Roh, H. Kwon, D.W. Choi, K. Sohn, Y.K. Kim, H.-T. Kim
Advanced Energy Materials 10 (21), 2000493 (2020)
5 Achieving three-dimensional lithium sulfide growth in lithium-sulfur batteries using high-donor-number anions
H. Chu, H. Noh, Y.-J. Kim, S. Yuk, J.-H. Lee, J. Lee, H. Kwack, Y.-K. Kim, D. Yang, H.-T. Kim
Nature Comm. 10, 188 (2019)
4 Tuning sodium nucleation and stripping by the mixed surface of carbon nanotube-sodium composite electrodes for improved reversibility
Y.-J. Kim, J. Lee, S. Yuk, H. Noh, H. Chu, H. Kwack, S. Kim, M.-H. Ryou, H.-T. Kim
J. Power Sources 428, 227005 (2019)​
3 Rational design of highly packed, crack-free sulfur electrodes by scaffold-supported drying for ultrahigh-sulfur-loaded lithium sulfur batteries
H. Kwack, J. Lee, W. Jo, Y.J. Kim, H. Noh, H. Chu, H.-T. Kim
ACS Appl. Mater. Inter. 11, 29849-29857 (2019)​
2 Tuning Two Interfaces with Fluoroethylene Carbonate Electrolytes for High Performance Li/LCO Batteries
J. Lee, Y.-J. Kim, H. S. Jin, H. Noh, H. Kwack, H. Chu, F. Ye, H. Lee, H.-T. Kim
ACS Omega 4, 3220-3227 (2019)​
1 Guided Li deposition by surface micro-patterning of Li metal electrodes
Y.-J. Kim, H.S. Jin, D.-H. Lee, J. Choi, H. Noh, J. Lee, H. Chu, H. Kwack, F. Ye, H. Lee, M.-H. Ryou, H.-T. Kim
ChemElectroChem 5, 3169-3175 (2018)​
2 Spray Pyrolysis Processing of The Electron - Ion Insulator for Metal Anode Adhesion in Solid State Batteries
S. Chakravarthy, W.S. Chang, H. Chu, J. Hinricher, Z.D. Hood, Y. Huang, S.Y. Kim, J. Li, A. Maurano, K. Pei, J.L.M. Rupp, Z. Wang, Y. Zhu
M.I.T. Case No. 23978J, (2022)
1Electrolyte for lithium-sulfur battery and lithium-sulfur battery comprising the same
Y.-K. Kim, H.-T. Kim, D. Yang, H. Noh, H. Chu.
PCT-KR2019-003918 (2019)
Fellowships, Awards, and Honors
Kwanjeong International Scholarship, Kwanjeong Educational Foundation (KEF) (2019-2022)
National Graduate S&T Scholarship, Korea Student Aid Foundation (KOSAF) (2017-2018)
National Undergraduate S&T Scholarship, Korea Student Aid Foundation (KOSAF) (2010-2015)