Taeyoung Kim received both his B.S. and Ph.D. in the School of Chemical and Biological Engineering from Seoul National University, Korea. He recently completed a postdoc in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University.
Kim concentrates his research on the application of electrochemical principles and technologies to address environmental and sustainability challenges in water and energy systems. Specific research topics include water desalination, wastewater treatment, and electrical power production from renewable and alternative energy sources such as salinity gradients, waste heat, and CO2. He has published more than 20 papers in some of the best journals in this field, including Energy & Environmental Science, Environmental Science & Technology, and Environmental Science & Technology Letters.