Adi Prasetio

Ph.D. Students

Ph.D. Student in De Wolf Group

Research Interests

Silicon heterojunction solar cells, organic solar cells, self-assembled monolayers (SAMs), carrier selective contact, organic molecules 

Selected Publications

  • M. Jahandar, A. Prasetio, C. Lee, H. Kim, A.R. Kim, J.Heo, Y. Kim*, S. Kim*, D.C. Lim*, (2022) “Highly efficient flexible organic photovoltaic modules for sustainable energy harvesting under low-light condition via suppressing voltage-drop by metal-mediated cross-linkable polymer interfacial layer” Chemical Engineering Journal, 448, 137555 (*Contributed equally)
  • J.H. Kim, J.W. Han, S. Kim, A. Prasetio, M. Jahandar, J. Heo, D.C. Lim, Y.H. Kim* (2021) “Cathode interfacial engineering using stearic-acid-mediated polyethylenimine ethoxylated for high-performance solution-processed organic light-emitting diodes” Chemical Engineering Journal, 427, 130890.
  • A. Prasetio, M. Jahandar, S. Kim, J. Heo, Y.H. Kim, and D.C. Lim* (2021) “Mitigating the undesirable chemical reaction between organic molecules for highly efficient flexible organic photovoltaics” Advanced Science, 2100865.
  • J.H. Jeong, M. Jahandar, A. Prasetio, J.M. Kim, J.H. Kim, S. Kim*, D.C. Lim* (2021) “Multi-dimensional interfacial engineering for a practical large-area transparent flexible organic photovoltaics”. Chemical Engineering Journal, 419, 129672.
  • S. Kim, A. Prasetio, J.W. Han, Y. Kim, M. Shin, J. Heo, J.H. Kim, S. Cho, Y. H. Kim, M. Jahandar & D.C. Lim* (2021) “Enhanced flexible optoelectronic devices by controlling the wettability of an organic bifacial interlayer” Communication Materials 2, 26. (*Contributed equally)
  • Prasetio, A., Kim, S., Jahandar, M., Lim, D.C., (2021) “Single particle dual plasmonic effect for efficient organic solar cells”, Applied Nanoscience.
  • H. Widiyandari*, S. Wijayanti, A. Prasetio, A. Purwanto*, (2021) "ZnO hollow sphere prepared by flame spray pyrolysis serves as an anti-reflection layer that improves the performance of dye-sensitized solar cells" Optical Materials 107, 110077.
  • Kim, S., Jeong, J., Hoang, Q. V., Han, J. W., Prasetio, A., Jahandar, M., Kim, Y. H., Cho, S., Lim, D. C., (2021) "The role of cation and anion dopant incorporated into a ZnO electron transporting layer for polymer bulk heterojunction solar cells”, RSC Advances 2019, 9 (65), 37714-37723.
  • H. Widiyandari*, A. Prasetio, A. Purwanto, A. Subagio, R. Hidayat, (2021) “Platinum-free, carbon-based materials as efficient counter electrodes for dye-sensitized solar cells”, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 57 (6), 068001. 


  • M.Eng. Display (Organic) Semiconductor Engineering, Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea, 2020
  • B.Sc. Material Physics, Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia, 2016 

Professional Profile

2018 – 2021: Junior Researcher, Korea Institute Materials Science (KIMS), Changwon, South Korea 


  • 2020 Best Poster; Fall Conference of the Korean Society of Surface Engineering, South Korea
  • 2020 Presentation Excellence Foreign Researchers Resident in Korea, KSIEC Fall Meeting, South Korea
  • 2019, Best Poster; International Forum on Functional Materials, South Korea 

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​KAUST Solar Center (KSC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

organic solar cells self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) Carrier Selective Contact organic molecules