Keon Jae Lee (└╠░ă└š)
Associate Professor, Ph.D
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Director, Flexible and Nanobio National Research Lab.
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST),
Visiting Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University
2013-present: Visiting Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, MA
Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
2013-present: Associate Professor, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, KAIST
Dept. of Electrical Engineering, KAIST
Editor of Current Applied Physics (SCI, Elsevier, Make manuscript decisions)
2012-present: Director, Flexible and Nanobio National Research Lab. (National Research Foundation of Korea)
2011-present: Consultant to KOLON Executives, Center for KOLON-KAIST Lifestyle Innovation
2009-2012: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, KAIST
High performance flexible and stretchable electronics
Flexible energy harvesting and strorage systems
Flexible LED for implantable biomedical applications
Flexible memory devices (memristor, phase change and Flash memory)
Laser systems for the future flexible nanoelectronics
Flexible and stretchable sensors & user-interface
Laser technology for flexible nanomaterials and nanoelectronics
Sequential lateral solidification (SLS) laser systems for low temperature polysilicon (LTPS)
Laser technology for flexible electronics
Laser interaction with nanomaterials
Fabrication of 3D nano-transistors for next generation logic transistors.
Developing 3D vertical nanotransistors (called surrounding gate transistors (SGT))
New functional circuits of SGT such as DRAM, SRAM, MPU, ultra high speed logics
Device design using TCAD device & process simulation (SILVACO)
Fabrication of flexible electronic & energy devices on large area plastics
Flexible ultrathin Si large scale integration & GaN light emitting devices (LED) for biomedical applications
Flexible energy havesting and storage systems
Flexible memory (RRAM, PRAM)
Fabrication of lab-on-a-chip (LOC) devices for bio-molecule detection
Fabrication of LOC device using capillary electrophoresis electrochemistry detection (CEEC) for separating neurotransmitter molecules
Microfluidics using PDMS soft lithography for biochips
Scanning electron microscopy (SEM), Transmission electron microscopy (TEM)
Secondary ion mass spectroscopy (SIMS), Raman spectroscopy
Atomic Force microscopy (AFM), X-ray diffraction analysis, X-ray photoelectron spectromether (XPS)
Nanopatterning (50 -100 nm) and soft lithography
UHV thin film growth of energy and semiconductor materials
Dry & Wet etching : Inductively coupled plasma etching (ICP)
Electrical property measurement
LED measurement of EL, PL, CIE and power intensity
Memory measurement for RRAM, PRAM and Flash memory,
Capacitance-Voltage and Current-Voltage measurements
Honor and Awards
2012 Flexible battery is highlighted in Nature as ' The Most Viewed Papers in Science'.
2012 Prof. Lee won '2012 Merck Young Scientists Awards' from 12th International Meeting on Information Display. (IMID, Aug 12)
2012 Cover feature article for the Jun issue of Advanced Materials
2012 FAND group was selected for National Research Laboratory from National Research Foundation of Korea.
2012 Prof. Lee gave 'Keynote Speak' at International SPIE Conference (San Diego, Aug 2012)
2012 Prof. Lee gave 'Plenary Speak' at International Conference of Chinese Society of Micro-Nano Technology (Hangzhou, Nov 2012)
2012 Prof. Lee is invited as 'Invited Speaker' at MRS (Material Research Society, SF, Apr 2013) and ECS (Hawaii, Oct 2012).
2011 Prof. Lee won '2011 KAIST Technology Innovation Award'
2011 Flexible RRAM technology is broadcasted by 9 o'clock news of Korean Broadcast Systems (KBS) & Reuter
2011 FAND group's flexible technology is selected as KAIST BRAND Project
2010 Thin Film Nanogenerator is selected as 'Top 10 Lifestyle Innovation Technology', Donga Science
2009 George Smith Award for the best paper published in IEEE Elect. Dev. Lett. in 2008
2007 Cover feature article for the May issue of Applied Physics Letters
2006 Three dimensional chips are published in Science Journal.
2006 The patents of printed semiconductor technology are licensed to Semprius Inc.
2006 Printed semiconductor technology won 2006 Innovation Award of Wall Street Journal
2006 Cover feature article for the Jan issue of Nature Materials
2005 Cover feature article for the April issue of Advanced Functional Materials
2004 Cover feature article for the June issue of Applied Physics Letters
"In vivo Silicon Based Flexible RFICs Monolithically Encapsulated with LCP", ACS Nano, online published (DOI: 10.1021/nn401246y).
"Self-assembled Incorporation of BCP Nanostructures in Phase-change Memory for Switching Power Reduction", ACS Nano, 7(3), 2651, (2013).
"Bendable Inorganic Thin-Film Battery for Fully Flexible Electronic Systems", Nano Letters, 12(9), 4810, (2012).
"Flexible Nanocomposite Generator Made of BaTiO3 Nanoparticles and Graphitic Carbons", Advanced Materials, 24, 2999, (2012).
"Flexible Memristive Memory Array on Plastic Substrates", Nano Letters, 11(12) , 5438 (2011)
"Piezoelectric BaTiO3 Thin Film Nanogenerator on Plastic Substrates", Nano Letters, 10(12) , 4939 (2010).
"Water-resistant Flexible GaN LED on a Liquid Crystal Polymer Substrate for Implantable Biomedical Applications", Nano Energy, 1 , 145 (2012).
"Heterogeneous, Three Dimensional Integration of High Performance Single Crystal Inorganic Transistors on Plastics", Science, 314, 1754 (2006)
í░Bendable GaN High Electron Mobility Transistors (HEMTs) on Plastic Substratesí▒, Journal of Applied Physics, 100, 124507 (2006).
í░Transfer Printing by Kinetic Control of Adhesion to a Soft, Elastomeric Stampí▒, Nature Materials, 5, 33 (2006).
"A Printable Form of Single Crystal Gallium Nitride for Flexible Optoelectronic Systems", Small, 1, 1164 (2005).
"Large Area, Selective Transfer of ąýs-Si for High Performance Thin Film Transistors on Flexible Substrates", Advanced Materials, 17, 2336 (2005).
"Fabrication of Stable Metallic Patterns Embedded in PDMS for Non-Planar Electronic and Lab-on-a-chips", Adv. Funct. Mater. 15, 557 (2005).
"A Printable Form of Silicon for High Performance Thin Film Transistors", Applied Physics Letters, 84, 5398 (2004).