Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering


Dr Jung-Sik Kim BEng, MEng, PhD

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Senior Lecturer in Energy Storage and Demand Reduction


  • Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials, S. Korea. 1999-2002
  • The University of Birmingham , UK. 2002-2006
  • Imperial College London, UK. 2006-2010
  • Loughborough University, UK. 2010-present

Key awards / Accomplishments

  • ‘Britain’s Top Younger Engineers’ Awarded by House of Common/UK , 2005
  • British Chevening Scholarships , 2002-2006

Research interests and activities

Energy harvesting systems:

  • Micro Fuel Cells
  • Single Chamber Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
  • Design and fabrication of portable energy devices
  • Micro Engines
  • Fuel Cells and Hybrid systems

Fuel cells:

  • Novel SOFCs co-fabrication
  • Degradation of SOFC: Diagnostic tool development
  • In-situ observation of SOFCs
  • Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

Low Carbon Vehicles:

  • Hybrid Vehicles
  • Comparative analysis of sustainable transport


  • Micro Moulding Process
  • LIGA, Sputtering, E-beam, FIB
  • Micro forging
  • Functional/Structural composites design and fabrication
  • Thin/Thick film deposition
  • Micro-scale response to apply macro-scale devices development

Research groups

  • Low Carbon Technologies

Current teaching responsibilities

  • TTB208 Structural DEsign Project
  • TTD101 Vehicle Energy Technology
  • TTP401 Sustainable vehicle Powertrains

Current responsibilities

  • Midland Energy Consortium(MEC) & Midland Energy Graduate School(MEGS)
  • Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Doctoral Training Centre(DTC)

External activities

  • Member of the Energy Institute, 2012-present
  • Visiting Academic, Department of Materials, Imperial College London, 2010-present
  • Member of The American Ceramic Society, 2008-present
  • Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials, Oversea’s Advisory Board, 2010-present
  • Journal referee
    • Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Materials Characterizations