March 10, 2017


Ordered heterogeneity in MOFs!! Our manuscript entitled "Template-directed approach towards the realization of ordered heterogeneity in bimetallic metal-organic frameworks" is just accepted for publication in Angewandte Chemie. Congratulations to Daeok for this fantastic work!!!


March 9, 2017

A MOF recepie for hydrophobicity!! Our manuscript entitled "Highly hydrophobic ZIF-8/carbon nitride foam with hierarchical porosity for oil capture and chemical fixation of CO2" is just accepted for publication in Advanced Functional Materials. This publication also marks MONA Lab`s 70th publication! Congratulations to Daeok for this excellent work!!!

February 9, 2017

A Cationic Porous Organocatalyst!! Our manuscript entitled "Charged Covalent Triazine Frameworks for CO2 Capture and Conversion" is just accepted for publication in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Congratulations to Onur for this  outstanding publication!!!


January 23, 2017

Hierarchically Porous!! Our manuscript entitled "Nanostructured ZnO as a structural template for the growth of ZIF-8 with tunable hierarchical porosity for CO2 conversion" is just accepted for publication in CrystEngComm for the themed issue on Metal-Organic Framework Catalysis. Congratulations to Minkyeong for this excellent publication!!!


December 25, 2016


CFC Sponge!! Our manuscript entitled "Edge-functionalized Graphene Nanoribbon Frameworks for the Capture and Separation of Greenhouse Gases" is just accepted for publication in Macromolecules. Congratulations to Yearin for this excellent publication!!!


December 23, 2016

Ka Hee lands a job at Hanwha Corporation as a R&D research scientist!! Congratulations and we wish her good luck in her new adventure!!!

October 5, 2016

I am very proud of my postdoctoral advisor/mentor, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and my colleague/mentor Jean-Pierre Sauvage, who just won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their pioneering work in the area of molecular machines!!


September 22, 2016

Ultramicroporous Carbon Nitrides!!! Our manuscript entitled "Chemical Blowing Approach for Ultramicroporous Carbon Nitride Frameworks and Their Applications in Gas and Energy Storage" is just accepted for publication in Advanced Functional Materials. Congratulations to Siddulu for this excellent publication!!!
September 22, 2016


Metal-Organic Porous Polymers!!! Our manuscript entitled "Synthesis of Highly Porous Coordination Polymers with Open Metal Sites for Enhanced Gas Uptake and Separation" is just accepted for publication in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Congratulations to SK for this excellent piece of work!!!


September 9, 2016


Teaching Sulfur New Tricks!!! Our manuscript entitled "Direct Utilization of Elemental Sulfur in the Synthesis of Microporous Polymers for Natural Gas Sweetening" is just accepted for publication in Chem by Cell Press. Congratulations to SH for this fantastic piece of work!!!


August 18, 2016


An Orthogonal Approach to Sulfur Cathodes!!! Our collaborative work entitled "A Rational Sulfur Cathode Design for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries: Sulfur-embedded Benzoxazine Polymers" is just accepted for publication in ACS Energy Letters. Congratulations SH and TH for this excellent piece of work and also special thanks to our fantastic collaborator Prof. Jang Wook Choi.