Contact Info
1999. B.S., in Materials Science & Eng., KAIST, Korea 
2002. M.S., in Materials Science & Eng., KAIST, Korea 
2005. Ph.D., in Materials Science & Eng. (Nano Sci. & Tech.), KAIST, Korea
2011.04. – EU FP7 National Contact Point of NMP, The Ministry of Education, Science & Technology 
2011.03. – Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Chung-Ang University, Korea 
2010.07. – 2011.02. Research Assistant Professor, Materials Science & Eng., KAIST, Korea 
2007.07. – 2011.06. Research Associate, Chemistry, Imperial College London, UK 
2006.07. – 2007.06. Postdoctoral Fellow, Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of Pennsylvania, USA 
2005.03. – 2007.06. Postdoctoral Researcher, Microsystem Centre, KIST, Korea
Research Interests
Nanomaterials for renewable energy applications 
- Dye-sensitized solar cells 
- Piezoelectric energy harvesting 
- Water splitting 
- Highly efficient transport of magnetic waves

Novel growth techniques 

- Vapor phase reaction sputtering 
- Molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) for strain tuning 
- Off-axis sputtering for combinatorial materials synthesis 
- Off-axis sputtering for epitaxial growth
Advanced scanning probe microscopy (SPM) 
- Piezoresponse force microscopy (PFM) 
- Klevin force microscopy (KFM) 
- Conductive AFM 
- Magnetic force microscopy (MFM)
Computational materials chemistry 
- Inorganic materials: VASP, Wien2k, CASTEP, etc. 
- Organic materials: Gaussian, etc. 
- Inorganic/organic hybrids: DMol3
Selected Publications
- K.G. Lee, J. Hong, K.W. Wang, N.S. Heo, D.H. Kim, S.Y. Lee, S.J. Lee, T.J. Park, “In vitro biosynthesis of metal nanoparticles in microdroplets”, ACS Nano, 6(8), 6998-7008 (2012) 
- H. Choi, J. Hong*, K. No, “Local surface potential distribution and its relaxation in ferroelectric poly(vinylidenefluoride-co-trifluoroethylene ) thin films”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 101(4), 042904 (2012) 
- J. Kim, J. Hong*, M. Park, W. Zhe, Y. Jang, D. Kim, K. No, “Facile preparation of PbTiO3 nanodot arrays: combining nanohybridization with vapor phase reaction sputtering”, Adv. Funct. Mater., 21, 4277 (2011) 
- J. Hong, M. Choi, J.B. Edel, A.J. deMello, “Passive self-synchronized two-droplet generation”, Lab Chip, 10(20), 2702 (2010) 
- J. Hong, J.B. Edel, A.J. deMello, “Micro- and nanofluidic systems for high-throughput biological screening”, Drug Discovery Today, 14, 134 (2009) 
- G.A.T. Chansin, R. Mulero, J. Hong, M.J. Kim, A.J. deMello, J.B. Edel, “Single molecule spectroscopy using nanoporous membranes”, Nano Letters, 7(9), 2901 (2007)