Kwangsuk Park

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison


Biographical Sketch

Ph D. in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington-Seattle, “Nanostructured materials and their charge transport properties in photoanodes of dye sensitized solar cells”, 2011

Postdoctoral researcher, UW-Madison, 2012 - present



Current research focuses on pyrite (FeS2) synthesis for photovoltaics.

Selected Publications


1. Qifeng Zhang, Kwangsuk Park, Junting Xi, Daniel Myers, and Guozhong Cao, "Recent Progress in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Using Nanocrystallite Aggregates," Advanced Energy Materials 1, 988-1001 (2011).

2. Kwangsuk Park, Junting Xi, Qifeng Zhang, and Guozhong Cao, "Charge Transport Properties of ZnO Nanorod Aggregate Photoelectrodes for DSCs," Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 20992-20999 (2011).

3. Kwangsuk Park, Qifeng Zhang, Betzaida Batalla Garcia, and Guozhong Cao, "Effect of Annealing Temperature on TiO2-ZnO Core-Shell Aggregate Photoelectrodes of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells," Journal of Physical Chemistry C115, 4927–4934 (2011).

4. Kwangsuk Park, Qifeng Zhang, Betzaida B. Garcia, Xiaoyuan Zhou, Yoon-Ha Jeong, and Guozhong Cao, "Effect of an Ultrathin TiO2 Layer Coated on Submicrometer-Sized ZnO Nanocrystallite Aggregates by Atomic Layer Deposition on the Performance of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells," Advanced Materials, 22, 2329–2332 (2010).