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  • Lee, Yunho   Associate Professor
  • Inorganic/Bioorganometallic (2010.12 ~ 2020.2)
  • Ph.D. 2007, The Johns Hopkins University
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Education

-Postdoctoral Associate, Prof. Jonas C. Peters at CalTech, 2010.
-Postdoctoral Associate, Prof. Jonas C. Peters at MIT, 2007-2010
- Ph.D., Prof. Kenneth D. Karlin at The Johns Hopkins U., 2007

Career

-2015. 09.~ 2020.2 :Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, KAIST
-2010. 12.:Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, KAIST

Awards

13. Research Award, Department of Chemistry, KAIST, 2018. 03. 07.
12. KCS-Wiley Young Scholar Award, Wiley & KCS, 2017. 10. 19.
11. Excellent Teaching Award, College of Natural Sciences, KAIST, 2017. 02. 17.
10. Young Inorganic Chemist Award, Inorganic Division, ȭڻ KCS, 2015. 10. 15.
9. Excellent Teaching Award, College of Natural Sciences, KAIST, 2015. 02. 28.
8. Excellent Teaching Award, College of Natural Sciences, KAIST, 2013. 02. 28.
7. The Distinguished Lectureship Award, the CSJ Asian International Symposium, the Chemical Society of Japan, 2012. 03. 27.
6. 41st Anniversary KAIST Excellent Teaching Award, KAIST, 2012. 02. 16.
5. Excellent Teaching Award, Department of Chemistry, KAIST, 2012. 02. 08.
4. Award for the Advancement of Research, Division of Daejeon and Chungnam, Korean Chemical Society, 2011. 11. 29.
3. Sarah and Adolph Roseman Achievement Award, Johns Hopkins University, 2006.
2. Shepard Travel Award, Johns Hopkins University, ICBIC 12, Michigan, 2005.
1. Travel Grant, Graduate Research Seminar in Bioinorganic Chem., Gordon Conference, 2005.

Brief Introduction

Representative publications

10. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 6938-6942. A Low Spin Three Coordinate Cobalt(I) Complex and its Reactivity toward H2 Choi, J., and Lee, Y.*
9. Chem. Sci. 2019, 10, 4767-4774. One Metal-site is Enough: A Ni-Complex Reduces NO3– to N2 Gwak, J., Ahn, S., Baik, M.-H.* and Lee, Y.* Selected as Inside back cover and in 2019 Chemical Science HOT Article Collection; Themed Collection; Editors Choice.
8. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 14159-14163. A P-P Bond as a Redox Reservoir and an Active Reaction Site Kim, Y.-E. and Lee, Y.*
7. Acc. Chem. Res., 2018, 51, 1144-1152. Selective Transformation of CO2 to CO at a Single Nickel Center Yoo, C., Kim, Y.-E. and Lee, Y.*
6. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 2179-2185. Direct CO2 addition to a Ni(0)-CO species allowing the selective generation of a nickel(II) carboxylate with expulsion of CO Sahoo, D., Yoo, C., and Lee, Y.*
5. Advanced Energy Materials, 2018, 1702897. Designing Redox-Stable Cobalt-Polypyridyl Complexes for Redox Flow Batteries: Spin Crossover Delocalizes Excess Charge Yang, C., Nikiforidis, G., Park, J. Y., Choi, J., Luo, Y., Zhang, L., Wang, S.-C., Chan, Y.-T., Lim, J., Hou, Z.,* Baik, M.-H.,* Lee, Y.,* and Byon, H. R.*
4. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 9502-9506. A T-Shaped Ni(I) Metalloradical Species Yoo, C., and Lee, Y.* Selected as a Hot Paper and a back cover.
3. Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 600-605, Carbon Dioxide Binding at a Ni/Fe Center; Synthesis and Characterization of Ni(1-CO2-C) and Ni--CO2-C:2O,O-Fe Yoo, C., Lee, Y.*
2. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 4280-4283, Phosphinite-Ni(0) Mediated Formation of a Phosphide-Ni(II)-OCOOMe Species via Uncommon Metal-Ligand Cooperation. Kim, Y.-E., Kim, O., Oh, S., Kim, S., Kim, J., Han, S. W. and Lee, Y.*
1. Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 3853-3858, Transmethylation of a Four-Coordinate Nickel(I) Monocarbonyl Species with Methyl Iodide Yoo, C., Oh, S., Kim, J. and Lee, Y.*