Wooyoung Shim



Assistant Professor (2014 ~ )

Department of Materials Science and  Engineering,

Yonsei University

Seoul, Korea


Email: wshim@yonsei.ac.kr

Phone: +82-2-2123-2857 (Office)

Fax: +82-2-312-5375


Wooyoung Shim


Associate Professor (2018.3 ~ present) 

Assistant Professor (2014.3 ~ 2018.2), Department of Materials Science & Engineering,

Director (2018. 8 ~ present), Center for Multi-dimensional Materials

IBS Professor (2018. 9 ~ present), IBS Center for Nanomedicine, Yonsei University 

Adjunct Professor (2018. 3 ~ present), Department of Periodontology

Yonsei University

Seoul, Korea


Email: wshim@yonsei.ac.kr

Phone: +82-2-2123-2857 (Office)

Fax: +82-2-312-5375

Academic Training

2012-2014, Post-doctoral Fellow (Advisor: Prof. Charles M. Lieber)

Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Harvard University


2007-2012, Ph. D. (Advisor: Prof. Chad A. Mirkin)

Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University


2006-2007, Researcher

Research Institute of Iron and Steel Technology, Yonsei University


2004-2006, M. S. (Advisor: Prof. Wooyoung Lee)

Materials Science and Engineering, Yonsei University


1996-2004, B. S. 

Metallurgical Engineering, Yonsei University


2021 Nano Convergence Academic Award

Springer Nature

2021 Outstanding Achievement Award

Yonsei University

2020 National TOP 10 Nanotechnology Award

Ministry of Science and ICT & Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Korea

2020 Young Innovator Award

Nano Research (Springer Publishing)

2019 Excellence Young Professor Award

College of Engineering, Yonsei University

2019 Outstanding Teaching Award

College of Engineering, Yonsei University

2018 National Research Top 50 Excellency Award

Ministry of Education, Korea

2018 National Research and Development Top 100 Excellency Award

Ministry of Science and ICT, Korea

2018 Mid-Career Professor Award

College of Engineering, Yonsei University

2017 Outstanding Young Investigator Award

The Korean Institute of Metals and Materials

2015, Outstanding Teaching Award

College of Engineering, Yonsei University

Community Services

Associate Editor,

2020~ Nano Convergence (Springer Nature)

Early Career Advisory Board Member,

2020~ ChemNanoMat (Wiley-VCH)

Editorial Board

2020~ Micromachines (MDPI)

Session co-Chair, Nanomaterials,

2020 AsiaNano 2020

Organizing Committee, Publications,

2020 The International Conference on Electronic Materials and Nanotechnology for Green Environment (ENGE)

Organizing Committee, Division of Nanomaterials,



Organizing Committee & Session Chair, Division of Low-D Materials,

2019, 2020 NANO KOREA 

Organizing Committee, Division of Nano-ceramics,  

2018, 2019, 2020 The KOREAN CERAMIC SOCIETY

Organizing Committee, Division of Nano Convergence,  


Domestic Services

2020~2022, 정책사업기획위원, 나노기술연구협의회

2020~2021, 학술운영이사, 한국세라믹학회

2020~2021, 사업위원회 위원, 대한금속재료학회

2020~2021, 편집운영이사, 한국화학관련학회연합회​

2019~, 나노소재 간사, 나노기술연구협의회

2019~2021, 산학이사, 한국재료학회

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