Professor - Jaekook Kim
Jaekook Kim
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Chonnam National University,
300 Yongbong-dong, Buk-ku, Gwangju, Korea
TEL : +82-62-530-1703
FAX : +82-62-530-1699
E-mail :
 Education : 
Ph.D. Materials Science & Eng., The University of Texas at Austin, Texas, 1995-1997.
M.S. Inorganic Materials Eng., Chonnam National Univ. Korea, 1989-1991.
B.S. Inorganic Materials Eng., Chonnam National Univ. Korea, 1985-1989.
 Professional Experience : 
Professor, Chonnam National University, 2011-present.
Associate Professor, Chonnam National University, 2006-2011.
Assistant Professor, Chonnam National University, 2003-2006.
Staff Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory, USA 1999-2003.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Texas Materials Institute, USA 1997-1999.
Research Assistant, The University of Texas at Austin, 1995-1997.
Research Associate, Central Instruments Center, Chonnam National University, Korea 1992-1994.
 Awards : 
National R&D Excellent Performance 100(Best performance TOP5) , 2013
Best Paper Award, Korean Battery Society, 2013
Young Investigator Award, 16th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, 2012
Best Paper Award, Korean Battery Society, 2012
Best Paper Award, Korean Electrochemical Society, 2012
Best Paper Award, Korean Battery Society, 2011
Best Paper Award, Korean Battery Society, 2011
Best Paper Award, The 23rd Synchrotron Radiation User's Workshop & KOSUA Meeting, 2011
Best Paper Award, Korean Ceramic Society, 2010
Best Paper Award, Korean Ceramic Society, 2009
R&D 100 Award, R&D Magazine, 2008 (with Argonne National Laboratory)
Yongbong Academic Achievement Award, Chonnam National University, 2008
Listed in Who’s Who in the World, 2006, 2007, 2008 editions
Listed in IBC 2000 Best Intellectuals in the World, 2008 edition
Best Researcher Award, Chonnam National University, 2007
Best Paper Award, Korean Battery Society, 2006
Best Paper Award, Korean Electrochemical Society, 2005
Commendation Letter, from US Department of Energy Secretary, 2001.
Best Dissertation Award, The University of Texas at Austin, Doctoral Convocation, May 20, 1998.
MSE Scholarship, The University of Texas at Austin, 1995.
 Professional Affiliation : 
International Forumon Functional Materials
The Electrochemical Society
Materials Research Society
Korean Electrochemical Society
Korean Battery Society
 Professional Service : 
Reviewer for journals as Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Electrochemistry Communication, Electrochimica
Acta, Solid State Ionics, Ceramic Transactions, etc.
Referee for 2001 and 2002 US DOE SBIR(Small Business Innovative Research) program.
Consulting: Samsung, LG Chem, Hyundai Motors
 Students Supervised : 
1998-1999 Phil Fulmer (Univ. of Texas at Austin, Chemistry) at UT.
1999 Jennifer Wright (Purdue University, Materials Science and Engineering) at ANL
2000 Brian Urban (Michigan Technological University, Chemical Engineering) at ANL
2000 Kevin Krause (Univ. of Wisconsin at Madison, Chemical Engineering) at ANL
2001 Barbara Chan (New York University, Chemistry) at ANL
2001-2003 Nidhi Patel (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Physics) at ANL
2003- present : 2 postdoctoral fellows and 15 graduate students at CNU
 Industries Interaction Regarding Technology Transfer : 
FMC Corporation (USA), OMG America (USA), Fuji Chemicals (Japan).
TODA (Japan), BASF (Germany), Nanoexa (USA) LG Chem(Korea)
 Media Reports On Prof. Jaekook Kim's Prevoius Work : 
- TV news
CNN news, November 21, 1997.
FOX news, Fox 7 news, November 22, 1997.
- Newspapers
The Dallas Morning News, November 24, 1997.
Austin American-Statesman, November 20, 1997.
On Campus, November 25, 1997.
- Magazines (Scientific or General)
Chemical & Engineering News, Page 60, November 24, 1997.
Science News, Page 324, Vol. 152, November 22, 1997.
Battery Technology, January issue, 1998.
Texas Alcalde, Page 37, March 1998.
UT Engineering, Spring 1998.
And several others.
 Selected Publication : 

- Jihyeon Gim1, Vinod Mathew, Jinsub Lim, Jinju Song, Sora Baek, Jungwon Kang, Docheon Ahn, Sun-Ju Song, Hyeonseok Yoon & Jaekook Kim, “Pyro-Synthesis of Functional Nanocrystals”, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 2, 946(2012)

- Jungwon Kang, Sora Baek, Vinod Mathew, Jihyeon Gim, Jinju Song, Hyosun Park, Eunji Chae, Alok Kumar Rai and Jaekook Kim, “High rate performance in a Na3V2(PO4)3/C cathode by pyro-synthesis for sodium-ion batteries”, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, 20857-20860(2012)

- Jinsub Lim, Vinod Mathew, Kangkun Kim, Jieh Moon, and Jaekook Kim, "One-Pot Synthesis of Multi-Morphous LiFePO4 Nanoparticles in Polyol Medium ", J.Electrochemical Society , 158(6)A736-A740(2011)

- Vinod Mathew, Jinsub Lim, Jungwon Kang, Jihyeon Gim, Alok Kumar Rai, and Jaekook Kim, "Self-assembled mesoporous manganese oxide with high surface area by ambient temperature synthesis and its enhanced electrochemical properties" , Electrochemistry Communications, 13,730-733(2011)

- Jinsub Lim, Eunseok Choi, Vinod Mathew, Donghan Kim, Docheon Ahn,
Jihyeon Gim, Sun-Ho Kang, and Jaekook Kim, "Enhanced High-Rate Performance of Li4Ti5O12 Nanoparticles for Rechargeable Li-IonBatteries", J.Electrichemical Society, 158(3)A275-A280(2011)

- Docheon Ahn, Jihyeon Gim, Namsoo Shin, Yang-Mo Koo, Jaekook Kim, Tae Joo Shin, "Nanorod-assembled spinel Li1.05Mn1.95O4 rods with acentraltunnel along therod-axis for high rate capability of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries" ,Electrochimica Acta, 55, 8888–8893(2010)

- Dong-Han Kim, and Jaekook Kim, "Synthesis of LiFePO4 Nanoparticles in Polyol Mediumand Their Electrochemical Properties", Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters, 9(9)A439-A442(2006)

- D.H. Kim, Y.S. Ahn, J. Kim, "Polyol-mediated synthesis of Li4Ti5O12 nanoparticle and its electrochemical properties", Electrochemistry Communications , 7, 1340–1344(2005)

- A. Manthiram and J. Kim, "Low Temperature Synthesis of Insertion Oxides for Lithium Batteries", Chem. Mater. 10, 2895-2909(1998)

- Jaekook Kim, Arumugam Manthiram, "A manganese oxyiodide cathode for rechargeable Lithium batteries" , NATURE ,VOL 390 (1997)


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