Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering


Dr Jung-Sik Kim BEng, MSc, PhD, FHEA, MEI, AMRSC, MECS, MACerS

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Senior Lecturer in Energy Storage and Demand Reduction


  • Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials, S. Korea. 1999-2002
  • 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 byThe House of Commons of the UK, 2005
  • British Chevening Scholarships, 2002-2006

Research interests and activities

Energy harvesting systems:

  • Micro energy hybrid systems
  • Single Chamber Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
  • Design and fabrication of portable energy devices
  • Electrochemical energy systems
  • Hybrid system design
  • Mobile gas sensor

Fuel cells:

  • Single step SOFCs co-sintering process
  • Degradation of SOFC: Diagnostic tool development
  • In-situ thermal sensing of SOFC cells/stacks
  • Gas composition sensors; eg Lambda Sensor
  • Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

Low Carbon Vehicles:

  • Electrified 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

  • TTA005 Thermodynamics (module leader)
  • TTB208 Structural Design Project
  • TTD101 Vehicle Energy Technology (module leader)
  • TTP401 Sustainable vehicle Powertrains
  • TTP408 Vehicle Electrical Systems

Current responsibilities

  • Midland Energy Consortium(MEC) & Midland Energy Graduate School(MEGS)
  • Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Fuel Cells and Their Fuels
  • JUNG’s SOFC Lab

External activities

  • Associate Member of Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-present
  • Member of The Electrochemical Society, 2014-present
  • Member of the Energy Institute, 2012-present
  • Visiting Academic, Department of Materials, Imperial College London, 2010-2012
  • Member of The American Ceramic Society, 2008-present
  • Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials, Oversea’s Advisory Board, 2010-present

Journal referee

  • Applied Energy
  • Nano Energy
  • Journal of Power Sources
  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
  • Intl’ Journal of Hydrogen Energy
  • Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
  • Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering
  • Materials Characterizations, etc.