MPSuh's Energy and Environmental related Materials Lab.
백명현 (Myunghyun Paik Suh)
Position: Professor Emeritas
Address: School of Chemistry,
            Seoul National University,
            Sillim-dong, Gwanak-Gu,
            Seoul 08826, Korea
Fax: 82-2-886-8516

Education and Research Training
B.S. Seoul National University
Ph.D. The University of Chicago
Visiting Scholar, Northwestern University

Societies & Activities
Fellow, IUPAC 2013.9 ~ present
Member, Korean Academy of Science and Technology 2004 ~ present
Scientific Advisory Board Member, Institute for Basic Science (IBS), Korea 2012.1.1. ~ present
Titular Member, IUPAC, Inorganic Division 2006 ~ 2009.
Associate Member, IUPAC, Inorganic Division 2002 ~ 2005.
Vice President, Korean Chemical Society 2006.
Chairperson, Korean Chemical Society, Division of Inorganic Chemistry 2003.
Editorial board
International Advisory Board Member,
The Chemical Record (published by Wiley-VCH)
2015.1.1. ~ 2018.12.31.
International Advisory Board, Chemistry - An Asian Journal 2014.1.1. ~ 2017.12.31.
Editorial Board, Coordination Chemistry Reviews (Elsevier) 1997 ~ present.
Advisory Board, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2000 ~ 2010.
Advisory Board, Bull. Chem. Soc. Japan. 2005 ~ present.
Associate Editor, Bull. Korean Chem. Soc. 1997 ~ 2001.
International Committee, Int. Symp. on Macrocyclic Chemistry 1997 ~ 2002.
Symposium Coorganizer, Pacifichem, "Synthesis and Applications of Metal-Organic Frameworks" 2005. 12.
2015. 12.
Symposium Organizer, Pacifichem2010, "Synthesis and Applications of Metal-Organic Frameworks" 2010. 12.
Conference Organizing Chair, The 4th Asian Conference on Coordination Chemistry 2013. 11.

Major Interests
Hydrogen Storage
Carbon-Dioxide Capture
Metal-Organic Frameworks
/Coordination Polymer Materials
Metal Nano Particles
Nano supramolecular materials

Awards amd Honors
International Award, Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry (2014)
   -Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry
일본 배위화학회 국제상
일본 배위화학회, 최초여성수상자
Korea Science Award (2008)
   - President of Korea, Ministry of Science & Technology
제 11회 "한국 과학상"
대통령상, 과학기술부, 최초여성수상자
Beechumi Women Great Award (2006)
   - Samsung Foundation
비추미 여성 대상, 별리상
삼성 생명공익재단
The Best Kyunggi Alumni Award (2006)
   - Alumnae Association of Kyunggi Girl's High School
자랑스러운 경기인상
경기여고 총동창회
Star Faculty (2005)
   - Ministry of Education
제1회 국가 석학
학술진흥재단, 선정된 11인중 유일한 여성 국가석학
Selected Scientists to be and to imitate (2004. 4)
   - Ministry of Science and Technology
닮고 싶고 되고 싶은 과학기술인
과학기술부, 동아일보사
The 1st Award for Women Scientists and Engineers (2001. 12. 27)
   - Ministry of Science and Technology
제 1회 올해의 여성과학기술자상
Excellent Research Award (1999. 4. 23)
   - Korean Chemical Society, Division of Inorganic Chemistry
최우수 연구논문상
The 9th Excellent Research Paper Award (1999. 4. 30)
   - The Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies
우수 연구상
대한화학회 무기분과

Recent Major Publications
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: Highly Cited Papers; According to the information provided by THOMSON, The Institute of Scientific Information, papers with this mark are the top 1% most cited papers in chemistry fields.
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Keumnam Cho, Sung-Hwan Han, and Myunghyun Paik Suh*, "Copper-Organic Framework Fabricated with Nanosized CuS: Synthesis, Electrical Conductivity, and Electrocatalytic Activities for Oxygen Reduction Reaction"
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 15301-15305
Dae-Woon Lim, Seung An Chyun and Prof. Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"Hydrogen Storage in a Potassium-Ion-Bound Metal–Organic Framework Incorporating Crown Ether Struts as Specific Cation Binding Sites",
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 7819-7822
Dae Ho Hong, Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"Enhancing CO2 Separation Ability of a Metal-Organic Framework by Post Synthetic Ligand Exchange with Flexible Aliphatic Carboxylates"
Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 426-434
Hoi Ri Moon, Dae-Woon Lim and Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"Fabrication of metal nanoparticles in metal–organic frameworks",
Chem. Soc. Rev. 2013, 42(4), 1807-1824 PDF
Lin-Hua Xie, Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"High CO2 Capture Ability of a Porous Organic Polymer Bi-functionalized with Carboxyl and Triazole Groups"
Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 11590-11597, PDF
Selected as backcover
Dae-Woon Lim, Ji Woong Yoon, Keun Yong Ryu, and Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"Magnesium Nanocrystals Embedded in a Metal–Organic Framework: Hybrid Hydrogen Storage with Synergistic Effect on Physi- and Chemisorption",
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 9814-9817
Myunghyun Paik Suh*, Hye Jeong Park, Thazhe Kootteri Prasad, Dae-Woon Lim,
"Hydrogen Storage in Metal-Organic Frameworks",
Chem. Rev. 2012, 112, 782-835. PDF
Hye-Sun Choi, Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"Highly Selective CO2 Capture in Flexible 3D Coordination Polymer Networks",
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 6865-6869. PDF
Young Eun Cheon and Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"Enhanced Hydrogen Storage by Palladium Nanoparticles Fabricated in a Redox-Active Metal-Organic Framework",
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 2899-2903. PDF
Young Eun Cheon and Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"Selective gas adsorption in a microporous metal-organic framework constructed of Co(II)4 clusters",
Chem. Commun. 2009, 17, 2296-2298. PDF
Hoi Ri Moon, Cheol Ho Choi, Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"Stair Shaped Molecular Silver Chain: The First Silver(0) Coordination Compound",
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 8390-8393. PDF
Yong-Gon Lee, Hoi Ri Moon, Young Eun Cheon, Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"A Comparison of the H2 Sorption Capacities of Isostructural Metal–Organic Frameworks With and Without Accessible Metal Sites: [{Zn2(abtc)(dmf)2}3] and [{Cu2(abtc)(dmf)2}3] versus [{Cu2(abtc)}3]",
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 7741-7745. PDF
Hye Jeong Park and Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"Mixed-Ligand Metal-Organic Frameworks with Large Pores: Gas Sorption Properties and Single Crystal to Single Crystal Transformation on Guest Exchange",
Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 8812-8821. PDF
Young Eun Cheon and Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"Multifunctional Four-Fold Interpenetrating Diamondoid Network: Gas Separation and Fabrication of Palladium Nanoparticles",
Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 3961-3967 PDF
Myunghyun Paik Suh*, Young Eun Cheon, and Eun Young Lee,
"Reversible Transformation of ZnII Coordination Geometry in a Single Crystal of Porous Metal-Organic Framework [Zn3(NTB)2(EtOH)2]·4EtOH",
Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 4208-4215. PDF
Myunghyun Paik Suh*, Hoi Ri Moon, Eun Young Lee, and Seung Yeon Jang,
"A Redox-Active Two-Dimensional Coordination Polymer: Preparation of Silver and Gold Nanoparticles and Crystal Dynamics on Guest Removal",
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 4710-4718. PDF
Eun Young Lee, Seung Yeon Jang, and Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"Multifunctionality and Crystal Dynamics of Highly Stable Porous Metal-Organic Framework[Zn4O(NTB)2]",
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 6374-6381. PDF
Hoi Ri Moon, Ji Hyun Kim, and Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"Redox active porous metal-organic framework producing silver nanoparticles from AgI ion at room temperature",
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 1261-1265. PDF
Hye Jin Choi and Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"Dynamic and Redox Active Pillared Bilayer Open Framework: Single-Crystal-to-Single-Crystal Transformations upon Guest Removal, Guest Exchange, and Framework Oxidation",
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 15844-15851. PDF
Eun Young Lee and Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"A robust porous material constructed by linear coordination polymer chains: Reversible single-crystal-to-single-crystal transformations upon dehydration and rehydration",
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 2798-2801. PDF
Myunghyun Paik Suh*, Hye Jin Choi, Soon Mog So, and B. Moon Kim,
"A new metal-organic open framework consisting of threefold parallel interwoven (6,3) nets",
Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42, 676-678.PDF
Myunghyun Paik Suh,* Jung Woo Ko and Hye Jin Choi,
"A Metal-Organic Bilayer Open Framework with a Dynamic Component: Single-Crystal-to-Single-Crystal Transformations",
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 10976-10977.PDF
Jung Woo Ko, Kil Sik Min and Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"A Hybrid Consisting of Coordination Polymer and Noncovalent Organic Networks: Highly Ordered 2-D Phenol Network Assembled by Edge-to-Face p-p Interactions",
Inorg. Chem, 2002, 41, 2151-2157.PDF
Kil Sik Min and Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"Self-assembly of 3-D Open-Framework Solids from Macrocyclic Complexes as Trifunctional Metal Building Block and Selective Guest Binding",
Chem. Eur. J. 2001, 7, 303-313.PDF
Kil Sik Min and Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"Silver(I)-Polynitrile Network Solids for Anion Exchange: Anion Induced Transformation of Supramolecular Structure in the Crystalline State",
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 6834-6840. PDF
Sung-Ju Moon, Joong Won Jeon, Heesuk Kim, Myunghyun Paik Suh, and Junghun Suh,
"Artificial Trinuclear Metallopeptidase Synthesized by Cross-linkage of a Molecular Bowl with a Polystyrene Derivative"
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 7742-7749.PDF
Hye Jin Choi and Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"Self-assembly of a molecular floral lace and inclusion of glucose",
Angew. Chem, Int. Ed. 1999, 38, 1405-1408.PDF
Hye Jin Choi and Myunghyun Paik Suh*,
"Self-Assembly of Molecular Bricks and Moecular Honeycombs from Nickel(II) Macrocycle and 1,3,5-Benzenetricarboxylate: Guest Dependent Host Structure",
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 10622-10628.PDF
Pressed in "New Scientist Magazine"
Myunghyun Paik Suh,* Mi Young Han, Jea Ho Lee, Kil Sik Min, and Changbong Hyeon,
"One-pot Template Synthesis and Properties of a Molecular Bowl: Dodecaaza Macrotetracycle with μ3-oxo and μ3-Hydroxo Tricopper(II) Cores",
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 3819-3820.PDF