Keon Jae Lee (이건재)
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
KAIST Institute for Artificial Intelligence
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
2018-current: Professor, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, KAIST
2018-current: Young KAST member, Korea Academy of Science and Technology (차세대 한국과학기술한림원 회원)
2009-2018: Assistant & Associate Professor, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, KAIST
2019~current: Guest Editor of Advanced Materials (IF=22), 'Special Issue on KAIST 50th Anniversary'
2019~current: Guest Editor of Nano Energy (IF=13.3), 'Special Issue on 4th NGPT in Korea'
2018 May: Chair of 4th International Conference on Nanogenerator and Piezotronics (NGPT)
2013-2014: Visiting Professor, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
2012-2015: Director, Flexible and Nanobio National Research Lab.
2011-2016: Constultant to KOLON, Center for KOLON-KAIST Lifestyle Innovation.
Flexible piezoelectric acoustic sensors
Flexible GaN/GaAs microLED for display and biomedical applications
Flexible large scale integration (LSI)
Flexible memory (memristor and phase change memory)
Laser material interactions for flexible electronics
Stretchable healthcare sensors
Self-powered flexible electronic systems
Laser material interaction for flexible electronics and nanomaterials
Laser lift-off for flexible electronic and display
Laser material interaction for 1D and 2D nanomaterials
Flexible electronic & optoelectronic devices
Flexible large scale integration (LSI)
Flexible GaAs/GaN micro LED for display and biomedical applications
Flexible electronics for invivo biomedical applications
Flexible piezoelectric energy harvesting and strorage devices
Flexible triboelectric energy harvesting devices
Self-powered flexible piezoelectric acoustic sensor
Self-powered flexible piezoelectric healthcare sensor
Next Generation Memory Devices
Self assembly for low-power PRAM
Self assembly for memristor devices
Flexible memory (RRAM, PRAM & Flash Memory)
Self-structured filament nanoheater for PRAM
Lab-on-a-chip (LOC) for bio-molecule detection
Biochip using capillary electrophoresis electrochemistry detection (CEEC) for separating neurotransmitter molecules
Microfluidics using PDMS soft lithography
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
2018 Prof. Lee was selected for Young KAST member from Korean Academy of Science and Technology
2017 Prof. Lee won Outstanding Paper Award from Nano Convergence
2017 Prof. Lee won KAIST Institute Fusion Research Award
2015 Prof Lee won 'Advanced Materials Scientist Award' from International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM, Sweden)
2015 Prof. Lee won '2014 KAIST Top 10 Research Award'
2014 Prof. Lee gave an invited talk at Summer Davos Forum as KAIST Representative.
2014 Prof. Lee won Minister's Award from Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning. (미래창조과학부 장관상 수상)
2014 Cover feature articles for Advanced Materials (April, July & Nov), Advanced Functional Materials (May), and Small (Jan).
2014 Prof. Lee gave an invited talk at Harvard University and MIT, Boston.
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 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)
2011 Prof. Lee won '2011 KAIST Technology Innovation Award'
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
2006 Three dimensional chips are published in Science
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
Representative Publications (Corresponding Author, KAIST)
"Flexible Crossbar-Structured Phase Change Memory Array ", Adv. Funct. Mater. DOI : 10.1002/adfm.201806338
"Novel Electronics for Flexible and Neuromorphic Computing", Adv. Funct. Mater. 28, 1801690, 2018
"Trichogenic Photostimulation Using Flexible Micro LED", ACS Nano, 12, 9587, 2018
"Machine Learning-based Self-powered Acoustic Sensor for Speaker Recognition", Nano Energy, 53, 658, 2018
"Basilar Membrane-Inspired Self-Powered Acoustic Sensor", Nano Energy, 53, 198, 2018
"Monolithic Flexible Vertical GaN LED for Transparent Wireless Brain Optical Stimulator", Adv. Mater., 30, 1800649, 2018
"Optogenetic Control of Body Movements via Flexible Vertical Light-Emitting Diodes", Nano Energy, 44, 447, 2018
"Self-Powered Real-Time Arterial Pulse Monitoring using Epidermal Piezoelectric Sensors", Adv. Mater., 29, 1702308, 2017
"Flash Light Millisecond Self-Assembly of High χ Block Copolymers", Adv. Mater., 29, 1700595, 2017
"Laser-induced Phase Separation of silicon carbide" Nature Comm., 7, 13562, 2016
"Laser Material Interaction for Flexible Application" Adv. Mater. 29, 1603473, 2017
"Flash-Induced Self-Limited Plasmonic Welding of Silver Nanowire Network" Adv. Mater. 29, 1603473, 2017
"High-Performance Flexible Thermoelectric Power Generator using Laser Multi-Scanning Lift-Off" ACS Nano, 10, 10851, 2016
"Reliable Memristive-Switching Memory Devices by Densely-Packed Silver Nanocone Arrays", ACS Nano, 10, 9478, 2016
"Skin-Like Oxide Thin-Film Transistors for Transparent Displays" Adv. Funct. Mater., 26, 6170, 2016
"Self-powered Wireless Sensor by Aerosol PZT Flexible Energy Harvester" Adv. Energy Mater. 6, 1600237, 2016
"Laser Writing Block Copolymer Self-Assembly on Graphene Light Absorbing Layer" ACS Nano, 10, 3435, 2016
"Optogenetic Mapping of Functional Connectivity in Freely Moving Mice via iWEBS" ACS Nano, 10, 2791, 2016
"Self-powered Deep Brain Stimulation via a Flexible PIMNT Energy Harvester" Energy Environ. Sci. 8, 2677, 2015
"Self-Structured Conductive Filament Nanoheater for Phase Change Memory" ACS Nano, 9, 6587, 2015
"Performance Enhancement of Electronic and Energy Devices via Block Copolymer Self-Assembly" Adv. Mater., 27, 3982, 2015
"Hyper-Stretchable Elastic Composite Energy Harvester " Adv. Mater., 27, 2866, 2015
"Flexible Phase Change Memory Array via Block Copolymer Self-assembly" ACS Nano, 9, 4120, 2015
"Reconfigurable Rectified Flexible Energy Harvester via Single Crystal PMN–PZT", Adv. Energy Mater. 5, 1500051, 2015
"Self-powered Flexible Electronic Systems" Invited Review, Nano Energy, 14, 111, 2015
"Topographically-Designed Triboelectric Nanogenerator via Block Copolymer Self-Assembly" Nano Letters, 14, 7031, 2014
"Reliable Control of Filament Formation in Resistive Memories by Self-assembled Block Copolymer" ACS Nano, 8 9492, 2014
"Flexible Crossbar Resistive Memory Arrays via Inorganic-based Laser Lift-off " Adv. Mater., 26, 7480, 2014
"Flexible Inorganic Piezoelectric Acoustic Nanosensor for Biomimetic Artificial Hair Cell" Adv. Func. Mater., 24, 6914, 2014
"Self-powered Fully-Flexible Light Emitting Systems enabled by Flexible Energy Harvester " Energy Environ. Sci., 7, 4035, 2014
"Laser-Induced Solid Phase Doped Graphene" ACS Nano, 8, 7671, 2014
"Self-Powered Cardiac Pacemaker by Flexible Nanogenerator" Adv. Mater. 26, 4880, 2014
"Flexible PZT Thin Film Nanogenerator using Laser Lift off" Adv. Mater. 26, 2514,2014
"Lead-Free Nanocomposite Generator Using Alkaline Niobate and Metal Nanorods Filler" Adv. Funct. Mater. 24, 2620, 2014
"Virus-Directed Design of a Flexible BaTiO3 Nanogenerator" ACS Nano, 7, 11016, 201
"Large-area Nanocomposite Generator based on Lead Zirconate Titanate", Adv. Energy Mater. 3, 1539, 2013
"In vivo Silicon Based Flexible RFICs Monolithically Encapsulated with LCP", ACS Nano, 7, 4545, 2013.
"Self-assembled BCP Incorporation in Phase-change Memory for Switching Power Reduction", ACS Nano, 7, 2651, 2013.
"Bendable Inorganic Thin-Film Battery for Fully Flexible Electronic Systems", Nano Letters, 12, 4810, 2012.
"Flexible Nanocomposite Generator Made of BaTiO3 Nanoparticles and Graphitic Carbons", Adv. Mater., 24, 2999, 2012.
"Flexible Memristive Memory Array on Plastic Substrates", Nano Letters, 11, 5438, 2011
"Piezoelectric BaTiO3 Thin Film Nanogenerator on Plastic Substrates", Nano Letters, 10, 4939, 2010.
"Water-resistant Flexible GaN LED on LCP Substrate for Implantable Biomedical Applications", Nano Energy, 1, 145, 2012.
"Heterogeneous Three Dimensional Electronics by Use of Printed Semiconductor Nanomaterials", Science, 314, 1754, 2006.
“Transfer Printing by Kinetic Control of Adhesion to a Soft, Elastomeric Stamp”, Nature Materials, 5, 33, 2006.
"Large Area, Selective Transfer of High Performance Si Transistors on Flexible Substrates", Adv. Mater., 17, 2336, 2005.
"Fabrication of Stable Metallic Patterns Embedded in PDMS for Non-Planar Electronics", Adv. Func. Mater., 15, 557, 2005.
2018 Chair of NGPT (International Conference of Nanogenerators and Piezotronics)
한국 재료학회 (Korean MRS) 이사
대한 금속 재료학회 (Korean Institute of Metals and Materials) 학술위원
대한 금속 재료학회 재료마당 편집위원
한국 전기전자재료학회 (Korean Institute of Electrical and Electronic Material Engineers) 평의원
한국 전기전자재료학회 이사
ICAE (International Conference on Advanced Electromaterials) 조직위원 & 이사
ENGE (International Conference on Electronic Materials and Nanotechnology for Green Environment) 조직 위원
한국 반도체학술대회 나노분과 위원
국가과학기술연구회 IoT 및 웨어러블 기기 융합클러스터 위원
Member of Material Research Society (미국 MRS 멤버)