Jaephil Cho

Dr. Jaephil Cho is a Professor and a head of the School of Energy and Chemical Engineering at UNIST (Korea). After receiving PhD degree of Ceramic Engineering at Iowa State University in Ames (USA) in 1995 he was a post-doctoral research associate of department of Materials Science & Engineering at Georgia Tech., until 1996. After working for Samsung SDI for cathode materials for 6 years until 2002, he was a professor of Kumoh National Institute of Science and Technology and Hanyang University in Korea until 2008. Currently, he is a director of the Green Energy Materials Development Center and Samsung SDI- UNIST Future Batteries Research Center. He was the winner of the 27th Inchon Prize (2013) in the category of science, which is one of the top honors given in South Korea. His current research is focused mainly on Li-ion, Zn-air batteries and redox flow batteries for energy storage.