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ABOUT SAINT

Professors

  • Assistant Professor Nanofiber
  • AN, SEONGPIL
    Lab Advanced & Multifunctional One-dimensional Nanomat

Research Interest

 Electrohydrodynamic and aerodynamic fiber-forming techniques (electrospinning, solution blowing, supersonic nanoblowing, electrospraying, and inkjet printing) 

 Multiscale metal-plated fibers (transparent conducting film, transparent heater, multi-functional sensor, electrostatic air filter, cooling materials, and endovascular coiling) 

 Fiber-based triboelectric and piezoelectric energy harvesters 

 Secondary batteries (anode materials of Li-ion battery and flexible thin electrodes of supercapacitor) 

 Extrinsic self-healing materials (core-shell-structured vascular self-healing fibers) 

 Bioinspired and environmentally friendly materials (thorny devil nanofibers, biopolymer nanofibers, soft actuator for artificial muscle, etc.) 

 Viscoelastic polymeric materials (mechanical, rheological, and hyperelastic behaviors of polymer fibers) 

 Heat transfer applications (air cooling layer/film, pool boiling, and heat-pipe) 

 Photocatalysis applications (water purification, water splitting, and anti-microbial films) 

 Membranes (water/oil separation, water purification, and anti-fungal membranes) 

Education

  • 2012 – 2017 Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Korea University (Advisor: Prof. Sam S. Yoon)
  • 2008 – 2012 B.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Korea University

Experience

  • 2020 – present Assistant Professor, SKKU Advanced Institute of Nano Technology (SAINT) & Department of Nano Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University
  • 2017 – 2019 Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Illinois at Chicago (Advisor: Prof. Alexander L. Yarin)

Journal Article

  • (2022)  Recent advances in pain management based on nanoparticle technologies.  JOURNAL OF NANOBIOTECHNOLOGY.  20, 
  • (2022)  Enhancing Solar Radiant Heat Transfer Using Supersonically Sprayed rGO/AgNW Textured Surfaces.  INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRECISION ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING-GREEN TECHNOLOGY.  17, 
  • (2022)  Wearable multifunctional soft sensor and contactless 3D scanner using supersonically sprayed silver nanowires, carbon nanotubes, zinc oxide, and PEDOT:PSS.  NPG ASIA MATERIALS.  14,  23
  • (2022)  Characterization of biological properties of dental pulp stem cells grown on an electrospun poly(L-lactide-co-caprolactone) scaffold.  MATERIALS.  15,  5
  • (2022)  Effect of heater wire configuration and nanotexturing on force generated by self-propelled bubble-driven propeller.  INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER.  184, 
  • (2022)  Biocompatible and mechanically-reinforced tribopositive nanofiber mat for wearable and antifungal human kinetic-energy harvester based on wood-derived natural product.  NANO ENERGY.  96, 
  • (2022)  Pool boiling enhancement via nanotexturing and self-propelled swing motion for bubble shedding.  INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS IN HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER.  133, 
  • (2022)  Wearable sensors and supercapacitors using electroplated-Ni/ZnO antibacterial fabric.  JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY.  100,  20
  • (2021)  Nanotextured Soft Electrothermo-Pneumatic Actuator for Constructing Lightweight, Integrated, and Untethered Soft Robotics.  SOFT ROBOTICS. 
  • (2021)  Self-Healing Structural Materials.  POLYMERS.  13,  14
  • (2021)  Review of recent progress in the supersonic cold-spraying technique with solid particles and liquid suspensions.  EXPERIMENTS IN FLUIDS.  62,  7
  • (2021)  Superhydrophobic antibacterial wearable metallized fabric as supercapacitor, multifunctional sensors, and heater.  JOURNAL OF POWER SOURCES.  506,  -
  • (2021)  Supersonically sprayed transparent flexible multifunctional composites for self-cleaning, anti-icing, anti-fogging, and anti-bacterial applications.  COMPOSITES PART B-ENGINEERING.  222,  -
  • (2021)  Enhanced cooling of high-power microelectronics with swing-like pool boiling.  INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS IN HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER.  125,  -
  • (2021)  Pool boiling enhancement by nanotextured surface of hierarchically structured electroplated Ni nanocones.  INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER.  173,  -
  • (2021)  Pool boiling enhancement using hierarchically structured ZnO nanowires grown via electrospraying and chemical bath deposition.  APPLIED THERMAL ENGINEERING.  187,  -
  • (2021)  Supersonically Sprayed Washable, Wearable, Stretchable, Hydrophobic, and Antibacterial rGO/AgNW Fabric for Multifunctional Sensors and Supercapacitors.  ACS APPLIED MATERIALS INTERFACES.  13,  8
  • (2021)  Reusable and durable electrostatic air filter based on hybrid metallized microfibers decorated with metal-organic-framework nanocrystals.  JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY.  85,  -
  • (2021)  Reusable Filters Augmented with Heating Microfibers for Antibacterial and Antiviral Sterilization.  ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES.  13,  1
  • (2020)  Performance enhancement of soft nano-textured thermo-pneumatic actuator by incorporating silver nanowires into elastomer body.  SOFT ROBOTICS.