The HW Kim

Research Group

Catalysis for Sustainable Organic Synthesis

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Electrocatalytic Organic Synthesis

Design of new catalytic transformation by merging electricity and transition-metal catalyst platform

Energy Storage Materials

Development of new organic material-based energy-storage system (ESS)

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Radical Organic Chemistry by means of Single-Electron Transfer

Generation of Exotic Radical Species for Unconventional Catalysis


Synergistic Hybrid Catalysis for Next Generation


Current Members

Graduate Students 


Ahhyeon Choi​ (G1)

Group Joined: January 2021

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Sehwa Jung​ (G1)

Group Joined: June 2021


Looking for prospective undergraduate researchers!



Steve H Park​

Post-Masters Researcher

B.S. and M.Sc. University of Oxford,

United Kingdom (2020)

(Advisor: Prof. Jonathan W. Burton)

Group Joined: July 2020

Visiting Students


Sunghwan Won​

Ph.D Candidate @Seoul National Univ.

(Advisor: Prof. Taek Dong Chung)

Group Joined: July 2021

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The HW Kim Research Group

(37666) 경북 포항시 남구 지곡로 55 포항공과대학교 생명공학연구센터 482호

(37666) POSTECH Biotech Center Room #482,

55, Jigok-ro, Nam-gu, Pohang-si,

Gyeongsangbuk-do, Republic of Korea

phone:  +82-54-279-2332

  • Students interested in pursuing their graduate studies with us should apply to the integrated M.S and Ph.D. program in chemistry and nanoscience. Prospective graduate students are encouraged to email Hyunwoo Kim ( ).

  • Postdoctoral positions are now available! Postdoctoral applications should be sent via email to Hyunwoo Kim ( ). Please include in the application package a curriculum vitae and the contact information of 2-3 professional references.

  • 우리 연구실과 함께 할 구성원을 모집하고 있습니다. 활발한 디스커션과 브레인스토밍을 통해 유기화학, 유기금속촉매화학 및 전기유기화학 연구를 진행하고자 하는 열정이 있는 학부생, 대학원생 및 포스닥 예정자는 을 통해 지원해 주기 바랍니다.