Mun Sek Kim is a research scientist, deeply committed to pioneering advancements in energy storage systems. He boasts a rich tapestry of research interests, encompassing electrode interphases, electrolytes, separators, interfacial engineering, nanotechnologies, and adaptable nanomaterials tailored for next-generation battery technologies. Between 2016 and 2019, he played a pivotal role as a battery research scientist at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology in lieu of military service. He is currently elevating his expertise in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Stanford University, where he delves into battery research under the tutelage of Professor Yi Cui.
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