Contact Information: 
E-mail: kpkim at
Phone: 82-2-2123-2611
Fax: 82-2-392-1592
Mailing Address:
    Kwanpyo Kim (김관표)
    Science Hall, Room 327B
    Department of Physics, Yonsei University
    50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03722, Republic of Korea
Education and Research Experience: 

2018.03-present Assistant Professor
Department of Physics
Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

2014.05- 2018.02Assistant Professor
Department of Physics
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Ulsan, Korea
2012.10-2014.04Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Stanford University
Adviser: Prof. Zhenan Bao

2012Ph. D. in Physics
University of California, Berkeley
Adviser: Prof. Alex Zettl

2006B. S. in Physics
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Selected Publications [Full list]:

 Won Chul Lee†, Kwanpyo Kim†, Jungwon Park†, Jahyun Koo, Hu Young Jeong, Hoonkyung Lee, David A. Weitz, Alex Zettl, and Shoji Takeuchi, "Graphene-templated directional growth of an inorganic nanowire", Nature Nanotechnol. 10, 423-428 (2015).
(† Equal contribution)

Kwanpyo Kim†, Han-Bo-Ram Lee†, Richard W. Johnson, Jukka T. Tanskanen, Nan Liu, Myung-Gil Kim, Changhyun Pang, Chiyui Ahn, Stacey F. Bent, and Zhenan Bao, "Selective metal deposition at graphene line defects by atomic layer deposition", Nature Commun. 5, 4781 (2014).
(†Equal contribution)

Kwanpyo Kim, Sinisa Coh, C. Kisielowski, M. F. Crommie, Steven G. Louie, Marvin L. Cohen, and A. Zettl, “Atomically perfect torn graphene edges and their reversible reconstruction”, Nature Commun. 4, 2723 (2013).

Kwanpyo Kim, Sinisa Coh, Liang Z. Tan, William Regan, Jong Min Yuk, Eric Chatterjee, M. F. Crommie, Marvin L. Cohen, Steven G. Louie, and A. Zettl, Raman Spectroscopy Study of Rotated Double-Layer Graphene: Misorientation-Angle Dependence of Electronic Structure”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 246103 (2012).
-See an accompanying article, Synopsis in Physics.

Jong Min Yuk
, Jungwon Park, Peter Ercius, Kwanpyo Kim, Danny J. Hellebusch, M. F. Crommie, Jeong Yong Lee, A. Zettl, and A. Paul Alivisatos, “High-Resolution EM of Colloidal Nanocrystal Growth Using Graphene Liquid Cells”, Science 336, 61-64 (2012).
-See an accompanying Perspective article.

Kwanpyo Kim, Vasilii I. Artyukhov, William Regan, Yuanyue Liu, M. F. Crommie, Boris I. Yakobson, and A. Zettl, Ripping Graphene: Preferred Directions”, Nano Lett. 12, 293-297 (2012).

Kwanpyo Kim†, Zonghoon Lee†, William Regan, C. Kisielowski, M. F. Crommie, and A. Zettl, “Grain Boundary Mapping in Polycrystalline Graphene”, ACS Nano 5, 2142-2146 (2011).
(†Equal contribution)
-Selected as journal cover article.
-See an accompanying
Perspective article.

K. Jensen, Kwanpyo Kim, and A. Zettl, “An atomic-resolution nanomechanical mass sensor”, Nature Nanotechnol. 3, 533-537 (2008).
-Selected as journal cover article,
-Featured in
Technology Review and The New York Times.

Awards and Honors:

2017-2018Young Investigator Award, TJ Park Science Fellowship
2012Jackson C. Koo Award, Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley
2006-2010Samsung Scholarship 
2006Graduation with honors (Summa cum laude)

Other Activities:

- Editorial Board Member, Current Applied Physics, 2016~present.
- Referee of manuscripts for Science, Nature Communications, Nano Letters, ACS Nano, Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Chemical Communications, etc.
- President of Korean Graduate Student Association (KGSA) at University of California, Berkeley (Jul 2007 – Jun 2008).