Park Nam-Gyu

Sungkyunkwan University

South Korea


Park was awarded the 2018 Ho-Am Prize for Engineering in recognition of his pioneering research on solid-state perovskite solar cells. Unlike conventional solar cells, solid-state perovskite solar cells are both highly efficient and stable in the long term. Park was also previously named a potential recipient of the Nobel Prize in 2017 by Clarivate Analytics, which mines millions of citations in the Web of Science to identify influential researchers. Park, the only Korean researcher to have been nominated to date, was singled out alongside Tsutomu Miyasaka of Toin University of Yokohama, Japan, for his work on perovskites. (Photo: Sungkyunkwan University)

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