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Taejin Kim

Taejin Kim
Assistant Professor

Chemical and Molecular Engineering Program
Department of Material Sciences and Engineering
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2275
Office: 218 Old Engineering
Phone: 631-632-8433
Fax: 631-632-8052

  • 2007 Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University


  • 2013-Present Assistant Professor, Material Sciences and Engineering, Stony Brook University
  • 2010-2012 Postdoctoral Researcher, Chemical Sciences and Engineering, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 2007-2010 Postdoctoral Researcher, Chemical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley


  • Synthesis and characterization of catalysts for various industrial and environmental applications
  • Understanding the fundamental relationships between the catalysts structure and composition of heterogeneous catalysts and their catalytic activity
  • Investigating reaction mechanisms, kinetics, and surface chemistry
  • In-situ and Operando Spectroscopy: improve and understand catalytic processes
  • Combination of Experimental and Computational Methods: Thermodynamic Properties, Molecular Structure 
  • Production of Biochemical/Biodiesel by Catalytic Conversion of Biomass Derived Resources
  • 2013-Present American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • 2004-Present American Chemical Society; American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • 2003-Present North American Catalysis Society (New York Chapters)
  • 2003-Present Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association