Education

  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2015
  • M.S.E. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2009
  • B.S. Automotive Engineering, Kookmin University, 2007

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, 2020.08 - Present
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, 2018.08 – 2020.07
  • Associate Faculty, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, 2018.01 – 2018.07
  • Research Associate, Nissan Technical Center North America, 2016.11 – 2018.07
  • Postdoctral Research Fellow, University of Michigan, 2015.05 – 2016.10

Awards & Honors

Selected Publications

Expertise

Batteries and Fuel Cells; Material Synthesis/Characterization; Electrochemistry; Interfacial Chemistry; Multi-Scale and Multi-Physics Modeling

Interests

  • Electrochemistry, mechanics, interfacial chemistry, and kinetics in energy storage systems
  • Advanced synthesis, processing, and characterization techniques for energy storage materials.
  • Atomistic-scale modeling of chemical and mechanical properties in energy storage materials.
  • Multi-scale and multi-physics based modeling of Li-ion batteries and fuel cells.