Sanghyun was born in Seoul, Korea. He received his B. Sc in 2013 and M. Sc. in 2015 from the Incheon National University under the guidance of Prof. Taehyun Kim. His research interest is the development of polymeric binder for advanced lithium-ion batteries. Now Sanghyun joined the group of Prof. Craig J. Hawker at UCSB as a visiting researcher in 2015.