Nam, Ki Min 사진
Nam, Ki Min
Position or Degree
Associate Professor
Tell Number
(82-51)510-2246 (Lab:3294)
Electrochemistry & Analytical Chemistry (Photoelectrochemistry, Gas sensor, Photocatalyst, Water splitting, CO2 reduction, Electroanalytical chemistry, Structure analysis)


M.S. & Ph. D., Department of Chemistry, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) (2006.3-2011.2)

Advisor: Prof. Joon Taik Park

B.S., Department of Chemistry, Kyungpook National University (1999.3-2006.2)

- Military Service (2000.10-2002.12)


Academic Career                                                           

- Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Pusan National University, Republic of Korea (2019.3-present)


- Assistant, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Mokpo National University, Republic of Korea (2014.3-2019.2)


- Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Center for Electrochemistry, The University of Texas at Austin, Texas, U.S.A. (2012.2-2014.2)

Advisor: Prof. Allen J. Bard


- Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Intelligent Nano-bio Materials, Ewha W. University (2011.2-2012.1)

Advisor: Prof. Joon Taik Park

Research Interests                                                         

1. Electrochemistry

- Photoelectrochemistry

- Electroanalytical Chemistry

- Electrochemical Energy Engineering (Electrocatalyst, Supercapacitor, Photocatalyst)


2. Materials chemistry

- Synthesis of non-native crystal structure

- Phase transition of metal oxide

- Characterization of metal and metal oxide nanomaterials


Selected Publications                                                     


1. Nam, K. M.Shim, J. H.; Ki, H.; Choi, S.-I.; Lee, G.; Jang, J.; Jo, Y.; Jung, M.-H.; Song, H.; Park, J. T.* “Single-crystalline hollow face-centered-cubic cobalt nanoparticles from solid face-centered-cubic cobalt oxide nanoparticles.Selected as Hot paper.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 9504-9508.


2. Nam, K. M.; Shim, J. H.; Han, D.-W.; Kwon, H. S.; Kang, Y.-M.; Li, Y.; Song, H.; Seo, W. S.*; Park, J. T.* “Syntheses and characterization of wurtzite CoO, rocksalt CoO, and spinel Co3O4 nanocrystals: their interconversion and tuning of phase and morphology.

Chem. Mater. 2010, 22, 4446-4454.


3. Jo, M. R.+; Nam, K. M.+; Lee, Y. M.; Song, K. S.; Park, J. T.*; Kang, Y.-M.* “Phosphidation of Li4Ti5O12 nanoparticles and their electrochemical and biocompatible superiority for lithium-ion batteries.” ( +equal contribution)

Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 11474-11476.


4. Nam, K. M.; Choi, Y. C.; Kim, K. H.; Kim, Y.-I.; Jo, M. R.; Kang, Y.-M.*; Han, Y.-K.*; Park, J. T.* “[100] directed Cu-doped h-CoO nanorod: elucidation of growth mechanism and application to lithium-ion batteries.

Nanoscale 2012,4, 473-477.


5. Nam, K. M.Kim, Y.-I.; Jo, Y.; Lee, S. M.; Kim, B. G.; Choi, R.; Choi, S.-I.; Song, H.; Park, J. T.* “New crystal structure: synthesis and characterization of hexagonal wurtzite MnO.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 8392-8395.


6. Nam, K. M.; Park, H. S.; Lee, H. C.; Meekins, B. H.; Bard, A. J.* “Compositional screening of the Pb-Bi-Mo-O system. Spontaneous formation of a composite of p-PbMoO4 and n-Bi2O3 ­with improved photoelectrochemical efficiency and stability.

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2013,2707-2710.


7. Nam, K. M.*; Park, J. T. “Chemical approach to a new crystal structure: Phase control of manganese oxide on a carbon sphere template.

Chem. Asian J. 20149,3525-3532.


8. Nam, K. M.; Cheon, E. A. ; Shin, W. J.; Bard, A. J.* “Improved photoelectrochemical water oxidation by WO3/CuWOcomposite with manganese phosphate electrocatalyst.

Langmuir 201531,10897-10903.


9. Park, M.; Seo, J. H.; Song, H.*; Nam, K. M.* “Enhanced visible light activity of single-crystalline WO3 microplates for photoelectrochemical water oxidation.

J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120, 9292-9199.


10. Choi, W.; Park, G.; Bae, K.-L.; Choi, J. Y.; Nam, K. M.*; Song, H.* “Metal-semiconductor double shell hollow nanocubes for highly stable hydrogen generation photocatalysts.

J. Mater. Chem. A 2016, 4, 13414-13418.


11. Oh, K. H.; Lee, J.; Park, M.; Song, H.; Chang, J.*; Nam, K. M.* “Preparation and electrochemical characterization of carbonaceous thin layer.

Electroanalysis 2017, 29, 1062-1068.


12. Seo, J. H.; Park, G.; Oh, K. H.; Kang, S. H.; Lee, H. C.; Cho, S. K.*; Nam, K. M.* “Analysis of charge separation processes in WO3-BiVO4 composite for efficient photoelectrochemical water oxidation.

J. Electroanal. Chem. 2017789, 17-23.


13. Nam, K. M.*; Seo, W. S.*; Song, H.*; Park, J. T.* “Non-native transition metal monoxide nanostructures: Unique physicochemical properties and phase transformations of CoO, MnO, and ZnO.

NPG Asia Mater. 20179, e364.


14. Jang, S.; Kang, S. W.; Chu, D. H.; Lee, H.-T.; Yang, J.-I.; Jung, H.; Jeong, H.-D.; Nam, K. M.*; Park, J. C.* “Robust iron-carbide nanoparticles supported on alumina for sustainable production of gasoline-range hydrocarbons.

New J. Chem. 201741, 2756-2763.


15. Leem, Y. J.; Cho, K.; Oh, K. H.; Han, S.-H.; Nam, K. M.*; Chang, J.* “Self-assembled Ni(cyclam)-BTC network on ITO for oxygen evolution catalyst in alkaline solution.

Chem. Commun. 201753, 3454-3457.


16. Park, G.+; Kim, Y.-I.+; Kim, Y. H.+; Park, M.; Jang, K. Y.; Song, H.*; Nam, K. M.* Preparation and phase transition of FeOOH nanorods: Strain effects on catalytic water oxidation. 

Nanoscale 2017,9, 4751-4758.


17. Jang, K. Y.; Park, G.; Oh, K. H.; Seo, J. H.; Nam, K. M.* Spontaneous phase transition of hexagonal wurtzite CoO: Application to electrochemical and photoelectrochemical water splitting.

Chem. Commun. 201753, 4120-4123.


18. Cheon, S. Y.; Yoon, J.-S.; Oh, K. H.; Jang, K. Y.; Seo, J. H.; Park, J. Y.; Choi, S.-I.; Seo, W. S.*; Lee, G. *; Nam, K. M.* “Sonochemical synthesis of ZnO-ZnS core-shell nanorods for enhanced photoelectrochemical water oxidation.” Selected as Cover image.

J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 2017, 100, 3825-3834.


19. Choi, J. Y.; Jeong, D.; Lee, S. J.; Kang, D.-G.; Kim, S. K.*; Nam, K. M.*; Song, H.* “Engineering reaction kinetics by tailoring the metal tips of metal-semiconductor nanodumbbells.”

Nano Lett. 2017, 17, 5688-5694.


20. Bae, K.-L.; Kim, J.; Lim, C. K.; Nam, K. M.*Song, H.*“Colloidal zinc oxide-copper(I) oxide nanocatalysts for selective aqueous photocatalytic carbon dioxide conversion into methane.

Nature Commun. 2017, 8, 1156.


21. Choi, W.; Park, G.; Bae, K.-L.; Choi, J. Y.; Seo, W. S.*; Nam, K. M.*; Song, H.* “Metal-CdSe double shell hollow nanocubes via sequential nanoscale reactions and their photocatalytic hydrogen evolution.

Top. Catal. 2018, 61, 965-976.


22. Park, G.; Park, J. Y.; Seo, J. H.; Oh, K. H.; Ma, A.; Nam, K. M.* “Ultrasonic-assisted preparation of a pinhole-free BiVO4 photoanode for enhanced photoelectrochemical water oxidation.

Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 57570-5573.


23. Park, M.; Seo, J. H.; Kim, J. H.; Park, G.; Park, J. Y.; Seo, W. S.*; Song, H.*; Nam, K. M.* “Effective formation of WO3 nanoparticle/Bi2S3 nanowire composite for improved photoelectrochemical performance.

J. Phys. Chem. C 2018, 122, 17676-17685.


24. Choi, J. Y.; Nam, K. M.*; Song, H.* “Composition effect of alloy semiconductors on Pt-tipped Zn1-xCdxSe nanorods for enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen generation.

J. Mater. Chem. A 20186, 16316-16321.