Jae-Jin Shim received his BS degree from Seoul National University in 1980, MS degree from KAIST in 1982, PhD degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1990. He has been a professor in Yeungnam University since 1994 and served as School Chairman and Vice-Dean of Engineering. He was the President of the Korean Society of Clean Technology and Vice President of the Korean Society of Engineering Education. He is the Directors of Institute of Clean Technology and Clean Energy Priority Research Center and served as the Chief Editor of “Clean Technology”. He has published 150 papers in reputed journals.
His current research interests are synthesis and applications of graphene (or carbon nanotube)-based nanomaterials for supercapacitors, catalysts, and sensors; syntheses of polymers and organic materials using supercritical fluids and ionic liquids; living polymerization in supercritical fluids and ionic liquids; and clean technology.