Friday, August 3, 2018

Awards at ALD / ALE 2019, Incheon South Korea

Congratulations - The ALD Innovator award “For Original Work and Leadership in ALD” was given to Prof. Hyungjun Kim at School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Yonsei University (LINK). Today he is managing the NCNT semiconductor lab and leads research in Graphene, Nanoscale semiconductor devices, Nano thin film deposition by ALD, Thin film characterization, Solar cell, Flat panel devices (Thin film transistor). 


Prof. Hyungjun Kim at School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Yonsei University

Previous Years this award has been given to:

  • 2011: Roy Gordon
  • 2012: Markku Leskela
  • 2013: Steve George
  • 2014: Hyeongtag Jeon
  • 2015: Greg Parsons
  • 2016: Suvi Haukka
  • 2017: Jeff Elam



Team Helsinki University was awarded with a presentation and poster award to Georgi Popov and Chao Zhang.

“Atomic Layer Deposition of Lead(II) Iodide,” Georgi Popov et al (University of Helsinki‚ Finland)

"Area-Selective Atomic Layer Deposition of Zinc Sulfide Based on Inherent Selectivity" Chao Zhang et al (University of Helsinki‚ Finland)




In addition there was a number of other awards but the AVS page have not announced those winners yet. However, worth mentioning is that Peter King was awarded with losing a bet to a Canadian. This award has previously gone to Jonas Sundqvist (BALD2014). Mysteriously though, there is still no picture around with Sean Barry sporting a Swedish Bow tie...