Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. “Breathable, large-area epidermal electronic systems for recording electromyographic activity during operant conditioning of H-reflex,
    Y. Kwon, J. Norton, A. Cutrone, H. Lim, S. Kwon, J. Choi, H. S. Kim, Y. Jang, J. Wolpaw, and W.-H. Yeo,
    Biosensors and Bioelectronics
    112404, 2020.
  2. Fully integrated, stretchable, wireless skin-conformal bioelectronics for continuous stress monitoring in daily life,
    H. Kim, Y. S. Kim, M. Mahmood, S. Kwon, N. Zavanelli, H. S. Kim, Y. S. Rim, F. Epps, and W.-H. Yeo,
    Advanced Science
    2000810, 2020.
  3. Advanced soft materials, sensor integrations, and applications of wearable flexible hybrid electronics in healthcare, energy, and environment,
    H.-R Lim, H. S. Kim, R. Qazi, Y.-T Kwon, J.-W Jeong, and W.-H. Yeo,
    Advanced Materials
    1901924, 2019.
  4. A rapid method to extract Seebeck coefficient under a large temperature difference,
    Q. Zhu, H. S. Kim, and Z. F. Ren,
    Review of Scientific Instruments
    88(9):094902, 2017.
  5. Bridge between materials and devices of thermoelectric power generators,
    H. S. Kim, W. Liu, and Z. F. Ren,
    Energy and Environmental Science
    10:69-85, 2017.
  6. Achieving high power factor and output power density in p-type half-Heuslers Nb1-xTixFeSb,
    R. He, D. Kraemer, J. Mao, L. Zeng, Q. Jie, Y. Lan, C. Li, J. Shuai, H. S. Kim, Y. Liu, D. Broido, C.-W. Chu, G. Chen, and Z. F. Ren,
    PNAS
     113(48):13576-13581, 2016.
  7. Transport and mechanical properties of double filled p-type skutterudites La0.68Ce0.22Fe4-xCoxSb12,
    T. Dahal, H. S. Kim, S. Gahlawat, Q. Jie, K. Dahal, W. Liu, Y. Lan, K. White, and Z. F. Ren,
    Acta Materialia
    117:13-27, 2016.
  8. Thermoelectric Properties of Zintl Compound Ca1-xNaxMg2Bi1.98,
    J. Shuai, H. S. Kim, Z. Liu, R. He, J. Sui, and Z. F. Ren,
    Applied Physics Letters 108:183901, 2016.
  9. Enhancement of thermoelectric performance of phase pure Zintl compounds Ca1-xYbxZn2Sb2, Ca1-xEuxZn2Sb2, and Eu1-xYbxZn2Sb2 by mechanical alloying and hot pressing,
    J. Shuai, Y. Wang, Z. Liu, H. S. Kim, J. Mao, J. Sui, and Z. F. Ren,
    Nano Energy
     25:136-144, 2016.
  10. Engineering thermal conductivity for balancing between reliability and performance of bulk thermoelectric generators,
    H. S. Kim, T. Wang, W. Liu, and Z. F. Ren,
    Advanced Functional Materials
     26(21):3678-3686, 2016.
  11. High thermoelectric performance of n-type PbTe1-ySy due to deep lying states induced by Indium doping and spinodal decomposition,
    Q. Zhang, E. K. Chere, Y. Wang, H. S. Kim, R. He, F. Cao, K. Dahal, D. Broido, G. Chen, and Z. F. Ren,
    Nano Energy 22:572-582, 2016.
  12. Thermoelectric properties of Bi-based Zintl compounds Ca1-xYbxMg2Bi2,
    J. Shuai, Z. Liu, H. S. Kim, Y. Wang, J. Mao, R. He, J. Sui, and Z. F. Ren,
    Journal of Materials Chemistry A 4(11):4312-4320, 2016.
  13. New insight into the material parameter B to understand the enhanced thermoelectric performance of Mg2+δSn1-x-yGexSby,
    W. Liu, J. Zhou, Q. Jie, Y. Li, H. S. Kim, J. Bao, G. Chen and Z. F. Ren,
    Energy and Environmental Science
     9:530-539, 2016.
  14. Thermoelectric properties of materials near the band crossing line in Mg2Sn-Mg2Ge-Mg2Si system,
    J. Mao, H. S. Kim, S. Jing, Z. Liu, U. Saparamadu, R. He, F. Tian, W. Liu, and Z. F. Ren,
    Acta Materialia
     103:633-642, 2016.
  15. Importance of high power factor in thermoelectric materials for power generation application: a perspective,
    W. Liu§, H. S. Kim§, Q. Jie, and Z. F. Ren,  §Equal contribution
    Scripta materialia
     111:3-9, 2016.
  16. Efficiency and output power of thermoelectric module by taking into account corrected Joule and Thomson heat,
    H. S. Kim, W. Liu, and Z. F. Ren,
    Journal of Applied Physics
     118(11):115103, 2015.
  17. High thermoelectric power factor in Cu-Ni alloy by potential barrier scattering of twin boundaries,
    J. Mao, Y. Wang, H. S. Kim, Z. Liu, U. Saparamadu, F. Tian, K. Dahal, J. Sun, S. Chen, W. Liu, and Z. F. Ren,
    Nano Energy 17:279-289, 2015.
  18. Relationship between thermoelectric figure of merit and energy conversion efficiency,
    H. S. Kim, W. Liu, G. Chen, C.-W. Chu, and Z. F. Ren,
    PNAS
     112(27):8205-8210, 2015.
  19. Thermoelectric properties of Na-doped Zintl compound: Mg3-xNaxS2,
    J. Shuai, Y. Wang, H. S. Kim, Z. Liu, J. Sun, S. Chen, J. Sui, and Z. F. Ren,
    Acta Materialia
     93:187-193, 2015.
  20. Current progress and future challenges in thermoelectric power generation: From materials to devices,
    W. Liu, Q. Jie, H. S. Kim, and Z. F. Ren,
    Acta Materialia
     87:357-376, 2015.
  21. n-type thermoelectric material Mg2Sn0.75Ge0.25 for high power generation,
    W. Liu, H. S. Kim, S. Chen, Q. Jie, B. Lv, M. Yao, Z. Ren, C. P. Opeil, S. Wilson, C.-W. Chu, and Z. F. Ren,
    PNAS
     112(11):3269-3274, 2015.
  22. Study on thermoelectric performance by Na doping in nanostructured Mg1-xNaxAg0.97Sb0.99,
    J. Shuai, H. S. Kim, Y. Lan, S. Chen, Y. Liu, H. Zhao, J. Sui, and Z. F. Ren,
    Nano Energy 11:640-646, 2015.
  23. Investigating the thermoelectric properties of p-type half-Heusler Hfx(ZrTi)1-xCoSb0.8Sn0.2 by reducing Hf concentration for power generation,
    R. He, H. S. Kim, Y. Lan, D. Wang, S. Chen, and Z. F. Ren,
    RSC Advances
     4(110):64711-64716, 2014.
  24. Design of linear shaped thermoelectric generator and self-integration using shape memory alloy,
    H. S. Kim, T. Itoh, T. Iida, M. Taya, and K. Kikuchi,
    Materials Science Engineering: B
    183:61-68, 2014.
  25. Design of segmented thermoelectric generator based on cost-effective and light-weight thermoelectric alloys,
    H. S. Kim, K. Kikuchi, T. Itoh, T. Iida, and M. Taya,
    Materials Science Engineering: B
    185:45-52, 2014.
  26. Application of discrete Hamilton’s equation for parallel processing of impact problems,
    J. C. Koo, H. S. Kim, J. B. Choi, and Y. J. Kim,
    Key Engineering Materials
     298:716, 2005.

Book Chapters

  1. Reliable prediction of efficiency and output power and balance between materials and devices in thermoelectric power generators,
    H. S. Kim, W. Liu, and Z. F. Ren
    Advanced Thermoelectrics: Materials, Contacts, Devices, and Systems,
    Z. Ren, Y. Lan, and Q. Zhang Ed., CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, 2017. (ISBN-13: 978-1498765725)

Refereed Proceedings

  1. Energy harvesting and storage system for aero vehicles,
    M. Taya, J. Wang, M. Nagata, H. S. Kim., E. Black, E. Baldwin, and E. Amasawa,
    Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM),
    Jeju Island, South Korea, Aug. 21-26, 2011.
  2. Optimization of thermoelectric modules based on Mg-Si system,
    H. S. Kim, M. Choi, K. Kikuchi, and M. Taya,
    Proceedings of the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 7288:72881W2, 2009.

Conference Presentations and Posters

  1. Waste heat recovery by thermoelectrics,
    H. S. Kim,
    16th Japan International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition: Symposium on bioinspired design of advanced materials, Tokyo, Japan, October 11, 2019.
  2. Thermopower of semi-flexible thermoelectric generator,
    N. Hacker and H. S. Kim,
    Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, November 16, 2018.
  3. Temperature-gradient dependent performance indicators of thermoelectric materials,
    Z. Jiang and H. S. Kim,
    Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, November 16, 2018.
  4. Thermomechanical reliability in thermoelectric power generators consisting of low thermal conductivity materials,
    H. S. Kim,
    ASME IMECE 2018, Pittsburgh, PA, November 12, 2018.
  5. Thermal conductivity measurement system,
    L. Boyd and H. S. Kim,
    ALSAMP 2018 Spring Conference, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, April 16, 2018.
  6. Characterization system for thermoelectric power generation,
    L. Boyd and H. S. Kim,
    Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, October 20, 2017.
  7. Methodology of how to reconcile material tuning strategy with device reliability in thermoelectric power generators,
    H. S. Kim and Z. F. Ren,
    International Conference on Thermoelectrics, Pasadena, CA, USA, July 31, 2017.
  8. Correlation between conversion efficiency and critical indicator in thermoelectrics,
    H. S. Kim and Z. F. Ren,
    ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Bellevue, WA, USA, July 10, 2017.
  9. Cumulative temperature dependence model for reliable efficiency prediction of thermoelectric materials,
    H. S. Kim and Z. F. Ren,
    US-Korea Conference (UKC), Dallas, TX, USA, August 12, 2016.
  10. Engineering figure of merit as a direct indicator of thermoelectric conversion efficiency and power generation,
    H. S. Kim and Z. F. Ren,
    250th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition, Boston, MA, USA, August 16, 2015.
  11. Study on transport and mechanical properties of La and Ce double filled p-type skutterudites,
    T. Dahal, S. Gahalwat, Q. Jie, H. S. Kim, K. Dahal, W. Liu, Y. Lan, K. White, and Z. F. Ren,
    Bulletin of the American Physical Society, San Antonio, TX, USA, March 3, 2015.
  12. Study on thermoelectric performance by Na doping in nanostructured Mg1-xNaxAg0.97Sb0.99,
    J. Shuai, H. S. Kim, Y. Lan, S. Chen, Y. Liu, H. Zhao, J. Sui, and Z. F. Ren,
    Bulletin of the American Physical Society, San Antonio, TX, USA, March 2, 2015.
  13. Thermoelectric performance of bulk IV-VI chalcogenides (PbSe, PbTe1-xSex, SnSe),
    E. K. Chere, Q. Zhang, K. McEnaney, H. S. Kim, F. Cao, J. Sun, S. Chen, Y. Ni, K. Dahal, W. Liu, M. Yao, C. Opeil, D. Broido, C.-W. Chu, G. Chen, and Z. F. Ren,
    DOE Energy Frontier Research Center Meeting, Washington D.C., USA, October 26-27, 2015.