Advanced Soft Energy Materials Lab



Woo-Jin Song (Ph.D.), Assistant Professor


Professional Experiences

  • 2020 – Present, Assistant Professor, Depratment of Organic Materials Engineering, Chungnam National University
  • 2019 – 2020, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Department of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University (PI: Zhenan Bao)
  • 2018 – 2019, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, POSTECH (PI: Unyong Jeong)



  • 2013 – 2018, Ph.D. in School of Energy and Chemical Engineering, UNIST (PI: Soojin Park)
  • 2005 – 2013, B.S. in Department of Chemical Engineering, Soongsil University


Honor & Award

  • 2023: 공대우수연구자상, 충남대학교 공과대학 
  • 2022: PMCTECH Young Professor Award, Fall meeting of the Korean Carbon Society
  • 2022: Miwon Young Sientist Award, Fall meeting of the Korean Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry
  • 2019: TCI excellent polymer research award, Fall meeting of the Polymer Society of Korea
  • 2018: Oral presentation award, the spring meeting of the Polymer Society of Korea
  • 2018: Outstanding Graduate Student Award, UNIST
  • 2017: Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Excellent, UNIST


Selected Papers (first & corresponding authors)

  • Self-assembled protective layer by symmetric ionic liquid for long-cycling lithium-metal batteries, Advaned Energy Materials, 2022
  • Stretchable battery printed circuit board for stand-alone stretchable electronics, Advaned Functional Materials, 2020 (Front Cover)
  • Design of janus-faced electrode for highly stretchable zinc-silver batteries, Advaned Functional Materials, 2020
  • A game changer: functional nano/micro materials for smart rechargeable batteries, Advaned Functional Materials, 2020
  • Stretchable batteries with gradient multilayer conductors, Science Advances, 2019
  • Metamorphosis of seaweeds into multitalented materials for energy storage applications, Advanced Energy Materials, 2019 (Front Cover)
  • Stretchable aqueous batteries: progress and perspective, ACS Energy Letters, 2019 (Most read articles 2019)
  • Highly stretchable separator membrane for deformable energy storage devices, Advanced Energy Materials, 2018 (Front Cover)
  • Jabuticaba-inspired hybrid carbon filler/polymer electrode for use in highly stretchable aqueous Li-ion batteries, Advanced Energy Materials, 2018
  • Foldable electrode architectures based on SiNW-wound or CNT-webbed fibers of PET mats for flexible batteries, Advanced Materials, 2018 (Front cover)