Jae Chul Kim (jkim7)

Jae Chul Kim

Assistant Professor and Associate Chair Coordinator of Graduate Studies in the Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science

Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science

Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Burchard 009
(201) 216-8306


  • PhD (2014) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Materials Science and Engineering)
  • MS (2007) Korea University (Materials Science and Engineering)
  • BE (2005) Korea University (Materials Science and Engineering)


By Application
Battery Materials: Design, Processing, and Characterization
- High Voltage Cathode Materials for Advanced Lithium (Li)-Ion Batteries
- Dendrite-free Anode-free/Li Metal Batteries
- All-Solid-State Batteries
- Cathode Materials for Sodium (Na)/Potassium (K)-Ion Batteries

By Discipline
Solid-State Chemistry and Electrochemistry
- Synthesis Science
- Crystallography and Rietveld Refinement
- Cryogenic Electron Microscopy
- Electrospraying, Electrospinning, and Electrowriting
- Three-Dimensional (3D) manufacturing

General Information

Openings about RA and Postdoc positions are posted in the research website.

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Postdoc: Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2015-2018)
Postdoc: Materials Science and Engineering, MIT (2014-2015)

Honors and Awards

Early Career Research Award, Department of Energy (DOE) 2022
Doctoral New Investigator Award, American Chemical Society (ACS) Petroleum Research Fund (PRF) 2021

Professional Societies

  • MRS – Materials Research Society Member
  • ACers – American Ceramic Society Member
  • ECS – Electrochemical Society Member


CHE333: Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics - II (Fall)
MT588: Electrochemical Materials and Devices for Energy and Sustainability (Fall)
MT602: Principles of Inorganic Materials Synthesis (Spring)

CHE233: Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics - I (Spring)
CHE234: Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (Spring)