Dr. Haemin Paik Postdoc

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Ave, Room 8-240
Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

PhD, Materials Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 2019
Thesis: Development of electrocatalysts in solid acid fuel cells
MSc, Materials Science and Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea, 2013
Thesis: Fabrication and ferroelectric characterization of P(VDF-TrFE) / nanocomposite films
BSc, Materials Science and Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea, 2011

Haemin Paik’s research focuses on the development of Li-based solid-state micro-batteries and memristors using thin film deposition techniques. Her research interest also includes understanding the ionic transport properties at the interface in solid-state batteries. Her research expertise lies in electrochemical analysis, surface chemical and physical analysis, as well as fabrication of electrochemical devices.


Thermodynamics as a driving factor of LiCoO2 grain growth on nanocrystalline Ta-LLZO thin films for all-solid-state batteries
A. Morozov, H. Paik, A. Boev, D. Aksyonov, S. Lipovskikh, K. Stevenson, J.L.M. Rupp, A. Abakumov
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 14, 35, 39907–39916 (2022)

8Solid Acid Electrochemical Cell for the Production of Hydrogen from Ammonia
D.K. Lim, A.B. Plymill, H. Paik, X. Qian, S. Zecevic, C.R.I. Chisholm, S.M. Haile
Joule In press (2020)
7Hydrogen oxidation kinetics on platinum-palladium bimetallic thin films for solid acid fuel cells
H. Paik, A. V. Berenov, S. J. Skinner, S. M. Haile
APL Materials 7, 013210 (2019)
6Atomic Layer Deposition Pt Coated CsH2PO4 Cathode for Solid Acid Fuel Cell
D.K Lim, J. Liu, S. A. Pandey, H. Paik, C. R. I. Chisholm, J. T. Hupp, S. M. Haile
Electrochemica Acta 288, 12-19 (2018)
5Effect of Ag nanoparticle concentration on the electrical and ferroelectric properties of Ag/P(VDFTrFE) composite films
H. Paik, Y. Y. Choi, S. Hong, K. No
Scientific Reports 5, 13209 (2015)
4Vertically aligned P(VDF-TrFE) core-shell structures on flexible pillar arrays
Y. Y. Choi, T. G. Yun, N. Qaiser, H. Paik, H. S. Roh, J. Hong, S. Hong, S. M. Han, K. No
Scientific Reports 5, 10728 (2015)
3Ferroelectric nanodot formation from spin-coated poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-trifluoroethylene) films and their application to organic solar cells
Y. Y. Choi, K. Kwak, J. W. Seo, M. Park, H. Paik, J. Y. Lee, J. Hong, K. No
Journal of Applied Polymer Science 132, 41230 (2015)
2Nanogenerator Virus-Directed Design of a Flexible BaTiO3
C. Jeong, I. Kim, K. Park, M. Oh, H. Paik, G. Hwang, K. No, Y. Nam, K, Lee
ACS NANO 11016-11025 (2013)
1Fabrication and Characterization of Nanoscale Ferroelectric Honeycombs
B. Kim, H. Choi, W.H. Ryu, H. Paik, Y.Y. Choi, H.S. Kwon, K. No
Journal of the American Ceramic Society 96, 1355-1358 (2013)
2 Fabrication and characterization of one dimensionally aligned P(VDF-TrFE) core-shell structures for piezoelectric energy harvesting devices
K. No, Y.Y. Choi, H. Paik, G. Ahn, S.R. Kim, Y. Kim
Registration Number: KR 10-1453494-0000 (2014)
1 Fabrication of fabric fiber using polymer piezoelectrics
K. No, S. Oh, Y. Kim, H. Paik
Registration number: KR 10-1366133-0000 (2014)
Fellowships, Awards, and Honors
KSEA-KUSCO Scholarships for Graduate Students in the US, Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association, 2017
International Scholarship, The Kwanjeong Educational Foundation, 2013-2018
National Scholarship, Korea Student Aid Foundation, 2011-2013
National Science and Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship, Korea Student Aid Foundation, 2007-2011