Principle Investigator

Dr. Dong Jun (DJ) Kim

ARC DECRA (Discovery Early Career Researcher Award) 2021–2023

Lecturer in School of Chemistry, UNSW Sydney, 2018–Present.

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.