Professor Hyung-Shik Shin received a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University, USA, in 1984. He is an Emeritus Professor in the School of Chemical Engineering, Jeonbuk National University, Republic Korea, and president of the Korea Basic Science Institute (KBSI). He has been a visiting professor and invited speaker at several universities worldwide. He is an active executive member of various renowned scientific committees such as the Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers (KIChE), copyright protection, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI), and others. He has extensive experience in electrochemistry, renewable energy sources, solar cells, organic solar cells, charge transport properties of organic semiconductors, inorganic–organic solar cells, biosensors, chemical sensors, nano-patterning of thin film materials, and photocatalytic degradation.