Jae Chul Kim (jkim7)

Jae Chul Kim

Assistant Professor and 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)


Battery Materials: Design, Processing, and Characterization
- Solid-State Chemistry
- Electrochemistry
- Crystallography
- 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, DOE 2022
Doctoral New Investigator Award, ACS PRF 2021

Professional Societies

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

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Yang, X.; Yan, D.; Chou, T.; Kim, J. (2023). Electrochemical Properties of a Titanium-Substituted KVPO4F Cathode for K-Ion Batteries. Journal of Materials Chemistry A (vol. 11, pp. 14304-14310).
  2. Zhang, Y.; Kim, J.; Song, H.; Lee, S. (2023). Recent achievements toward the development of Ni-based layered oxide cathodes for fast-charging Li-ion batteries. Nanoscale (vol. 15, pp. 4195-4218).
  3. Han, J.; Kim, J. (2020). A solid-state route to stabilize cubic Li7La3Zr2O12 at low temperature for all-solid-state-battery applications. Chemical Communications (96 ed., vol. 56, pp. 15197-15200).
  4. Yang, Y.; Han, J.; Devita, M. R.; Lee, S.; Kim, J. (2020). Lithium and chlorine-rich preparation of mechanochemically activated antiperovskite composites for solid-state batteries. Frontiers in Chemistry.
  5. Kim, J.; Kwon, D.; Yang, J. H.; Kim, H.; Bo, S.; Wu, L.; Kim, H.; Seo, D.; Shi, T.; Wang, J.; Ceder, G. (2020). Direct observation of alternating octahedral and prismatic sodium layers in O3-type transition metal oxides. Advanced Energy Materials (vol. 10, pp. 2001151).
  6. Kim, H.; Kwon, D.; Kim, J.; Ouyang, B.; Kim, H.; Yang, J. H.; Ceder, G. (2020). Na+ redistribution by electrochemical Na+/K+ exchange in layered NaxNi2SbO6. Chemistry of Materials (vol. 32, pp. 4312-4323).
  7. Han, J.; Chae, J.; Kim, J.; Roh, K. (2020). Facile preparation of composite electrodes for supercapacitors by CNT entrapment into carbon matrix derived from pitch at a softening point. Carbon (vol. 164, pp. 402-407).
  8. Xiao, Y.; Wang, Y.; Bo, S.; Kim, J.; Miara, L. J.; Ceder, G. (2019). Understanding interface stability in solid-state batteries. Nature Reviews Materials (vol. 5, pp. 105-126).
  9. Zhang, R.; Palumbo, A.; Kim, J.; Ding, J.; Yang, E. (2019). Flexible Graphene-, Graphene-Oxide-, and Carbon-Nanotube-Based Supercapacitors and Batteries. Annalen der Physik.. Annalen der Physik. (pp. 1800507). Wiley.
  10. Ji, H.; Urban, A.; Kitchaev, D. A.; Kwon, D.; Artrith, N.; Ophus, C.; Huang, W.; Cai, Z.; Shi, T.; Kim, J.; Kim, H.; Ceder, G. (2019). Hidden structural and chemical order controls lithium transport in cation-disordered oxides for rechargeable batteries. Nature Communications (vol. 10, pp. 592). SpringerNature.
  11. Ji, H.; Kitchaev, D.; Lun, Z.; Kim, H.; Foley, E.; Kwon, D.; Tian, Y.; Balasubramanian, M.; Bianchini, M.; Cai, Z.; Clement, R. J.; Kim, J.; Ceder, G. (2019). Computational Investigation and Experimental Realization of Disordered High-Capacity Li-Ion Cathodes Based on Ni Redox. Chemistry of Materials (7 ed., vol. 31, pp. 2431). ACS.
  12. Kim, H.; Seo, D.; Bianchini, M.; Clement, R. J.; Kim, H.; Kim, J.; Tian, Y.; Shi, T.; Yoon, W.; Ceder, G. (2018). A new strategy for high voltage cathodes for K-ion batteries: stoichiometric KVPO4F. Advanced Energy Materials (26 ed., vol. 8, pp. 1801591). Wiley.


CHE234: Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
MT588: Electrochemical Materials and Devices for Energy and Sustainability
MT602: Principles of Inorganic Materials Synthesis