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Materials Processing, Energy & Sustainability Song Research Group

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. – Leonardo da Vinci

 

Group News

April 2019: Our group’s invited-review article on “Metal-organic Frameworks for Energy Storage” has been officially published online. Congratulations to Xiahui and Panpan for their valuable contributions to the academic community of this field. It is a huge early achievement!

April 2019: Prof. Song has received the Academic Advisor Excellence Award from the Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) at WSU. It will remain as one of the most prestigious awards to him, and he promises to do his best to meet the expectations set in the early stage of his career.

April 2019: Michael has served as a guest columnist for The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) Bulletin on “Deciphering the Discipline.” It is a very well-written, compelling article!

April 2019: Panpan has received the Best Poster Presentation Award (the first place in the Engineering and Environmental Sciences category) for her research presented at the GPSA Research Exposition 2019 at WSU. Big congratulations! You have made us all proud.

March 2019: Prof. Song has presented an invited talk at the 148th The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) 2019 Annual Meeting (Nanomaterials for Energy and Environmental Applications session) in San Antonio, TX.

November 2018: Prof. Song has presented an invited seminar at Auburn University (Auburn, AL) in the Department of Chemical Engineering.

November 2018: Prof. Song has presented an invited talk at the 14th Annual Lithium Battery Materials & Chemistries Conference (Advancements in Anodes session) in Arlington, VA.

October 2018: We welcome Dr. Jiyoung Kim as a Visiting Scholar in our group! He will work on the catalysts for hydrogen production. Hope you will have a pleasant and productive time with us.

September 2018: Our Undergraduate Researcher, Yousef has received the Auvil Award from the Office of Undergraduate Research, WSU. Congratulations on your early achievement!

May 2018: Michael has received the 2nd Best Poster Presentation Award for his research presented at the American Ceramic Society’s 2018 Glass and Optical Materials Division Meeting (GOMD 2018) in San Antonio, TX. Big congratulations on making your excellent debut into the international conference!

May 2018: Prof. Song has presented an invited talk at the 233rd Electrochemical Society (ECS) Meeting (International Symposium on Nanomaterials session) in Seattle, WA.

April 2018: Prof. Song has presented an invited seminar at Microsoft in Redmond, WA.

April 2018: Prof. Song is selected as the Outstanding Teaching Faculty (tenure-track) from the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, WSU.

April 2018: Prof. Song is selected as one of WSU’s Top Industry Engaged Researchers for the Year of 2017 by Office of Commercialization, WSU.

November 2017: Prof. Song has presented an invited seminar at KAIST (Daejeon, Korea) in the Graduate School of Energy, Environment, Water and Sustainability (EEWS).

November 2017: Prof. Song has presented an invited seminar at Korea Institute of Materials Science (Changwon, Korea) in the Functional Ceramics Department.

November 2017: Prof. Song has presented an invited talk at 4th International Symposium on Hybrid Materials and Processing (HyMaP 2017) in Busan, Korea.

November 2017: Prof. Song has presented an invited seminar at Pusan National University (Busan, Korea) in the Department of Organic Material Science and Engineering.

October 2017: Prof. Song has presented an invited talk at Syracuse University in the 17th Annual Symposium on “Water+Energy+Design: Innovations for Healthy, Vibrant Communities,” organized by Syracuse Center of Excellence for Environmental and Energy Systems in Syracuse, NY.

April 2017: Prof. Song has presented an invited talk at Northwest Energy Storage Systems (ESS) Forum co-organized by Korean Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning (KETEP), Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT) and Korea Evaluation Institute of Industrial Technology (KEIT) in Seattle, WA.

March 2017: Prof. Song has presented an invited seminar at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) in Suwon, Korea.

March 2017: Prof. Song has presented an invited seminar at Sookmyung Women’s University (Seoul, Korea) in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.

March 2017: Prof. Song has presented an invited seminar at Research Institute of Industrial Science & Technology (RIST) in Pohang, Korea.

January 2017: Prof. Song has received the 2017 WSU International Research Travel Award jointly sponsored by the Office of International Programs and Office of Research. This award highlights a significant scholarly and research impact aligned with WSU’s strategic priorities.

October 2016: Prof. Song has presented an invited talk at the inaugural (1st) Annual Symposium of Joint Center for Deployment and Research in Earth Abundant Materials (JCDREAM) in Everett, WA.

August 2016: Prof. Song has presented an invited talk at the 252nd American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition (2D Materials: Graphene & Beyond & their Device Applications session) in Philadelphia, PA.

August 2016: Prof. Song has presented an invited talk at the US-Korea Conference (UKC) 2016 (Materials for Energy Applications session) in Dallas, TX.

July 2016: Prof. Song has presented an invited seminar at KAIST (Daejeon, Korea) in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

July 2016: Prof. Song has presented an invited seminar at Gachon University (Seongnam, Korea) in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.

April 2016: Prof. Song has presented an invited talk at the 6th Annual Next-Generation Energy Storage 2016 Conference (Next-Generation Batteries, Materials & Chemistries track) in San Diego, CA.

March 2016: Michael has done it again! He has received a Crimson Award (the first place in the Engineering and Physical Science category) for his research presented at the Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA 2016) at WSU. Big congratulations!

March 2016: Michael has received the 2nd Best Oral Presentation Award at “Paper Night”, an ASM-sponsored annual research competition event for undergraduate students between WSU and University of Idaho.

March 2016: Michael has won the NASA Space Grant Scholarship for his undergraduate research in our lab! We are so happy for you and please keep up your good works.

December 2015: Prof. Song has presented an invited talk at Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR) in the DGIST-OSU Bilateral Symposium on Green Energy Generation and Storage.

October 2015: We are so excited to have Jung-In as a Postdoctoral Fellow in our group! Hope you will have an amazing time working with us.

August 2015: We welcome new PhD students: Panpan and Xiahui. Off to a good start!

August 2015: We have fabricated our first batteries in our lab. Yes, we are electrified!

July 2015: We have finished setting up our laboratory. Full steam ahead!

February 2015: Michael has joined our group as a “first” undergraduate researcher. We are making history!

January 2015: We welcome our “first” graduate students: Younghwan and Shuo. Welcome on board!

January 2015: Dr. Min-Kyu Song has joined Washington State University as an Assistant Professor, effective January 1, 2015.