Dr Dong Jun (DJ) Kim
Senior Lecturer in School of Chemistry, UNSW Sydney, 2023–Present
ARC DECRA (Discovery Early Career Researcher Award) 2021–2024
Lecturer in School of Chemistry, UNSW Sydney, 2018–2023
Postdoctoral researcher in Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA, 2015–2018
Mentor: Prof. J. Fraser Stoddart (Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2016)
Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Korea, 2015
Supervisor: Prof. Jang Wook Choi
Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 2010.
Dong Jun (DJ) Kim was born in Seoul and grew up in Daejeon, South Korea. In 2010, he received BS degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Yonsei University. After graduation, DJ moved to KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), where he carried out Ph.D. studies in Materials Science and Engineering, under the guidance of Professor Jang Wook Choi. After finishing the Ph.D. in August 2015, DJ joined Stoddart group at Northwestern University as a postdoctoral researcher, working on the development of new organic active materials for rechargeable batteries. In October 2018, DJ started his independent career as a lecturer in School of Chemistry at UNSW. His research involves the design and synthesis of supramolecular compounds and their applications in energy storage materials.
Australia's Economic Accelerator 2023
UNSW Faculty of Science – Industry Network Seed Funding 2023
Australian Research Council – Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities 2022
Australian Research Council – Discovery Early Career Researcher Award 2021