Rodney S. Ruoff

Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology

Rodney S. Ruoff

New, and new routes to, Carbon Materials


Rodney S. Ruoff

Director, Center for Multidimensional Carbon Materials (CMCM)

(Institute for Basic Science (IBS) Center on the UNIST Campus)

UNIST Distinguished Professor

Department of Chemistry and School of Materials Science

Ulsan National Institute of Science &Technology (UNIST)

Ulsan 689-798, Republic of Korea


I discuss some work underway towards diamane based on growth of high quality AB stacked bilayer and multilayer graphene on metal foils, and also progress on new types of 3D carbons from assembling graphene oxide and reduced graphene oxide.


Rodney S. Ruoff, UNIST Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemistry and the School of Materials Science and Engineering, isdirector of the Center for Multidimensional Carbon Materials(CMCM), an IBS Center located at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) campus.Prior to joining UNIST he wasthe Cockrell Family Regents Endowed Chair Professor at the University of Texas at AustinfromSeptember, 2007. He earned his Ph.D. in Chemical Physics from the University of Illinois-Urbana in1988, and he was a Fulbright Fellow in 1988-89 at the Max Planck InstitutefürStrömungsforschung in Göttingen, Germany. He was at Northwestern University from January 2000 to August 2007,where he was the John Evans Professor of Nanoengineeringand director of NUsBiologically Inspired Materials Institute. He has co-authored about 460 peer-reviewed publications related to chemistry, physics, materials science, mechanics, and biomedical science, and is a Fellow of the Materials Research Society, the American Physical Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Royal Society of Chemistry.He is the recipient of the 2014 Turnbull Prize from the MRS and the SGL Skakel Award from the American Carbon Society in 2016.For further background on some of his research see: .