Department of Physics & Astronomy
Yu, JaejunProfessor


  • · 1988 Ph.D. in Physics, Northwestern University
  • · 1986 M.S. in Physics, Northwestern University
  • · 1984 B.S. in Physics, Seoul National University


  • · 1999-present Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor Seoul National University
  • · 1992-1999 Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Sogang University
  • · 1991-1992 Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • · 1988-1991 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Northwestern University

Research Interests

To develop self-consistent first-principles calculation methods for real materials and to understand the physical properties of transition metal oxides and related systems (so-called strongly correlated materials) by applying various theoretical methods.

Selected Publications in the last 5 years

  1. Passivated co-doping approach to bandgap narrowing of titanium dioxide with enhanced photocatalytic activity, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 200, 1 (2017).