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Sangil Kim, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering


Building & Room:

248 EIB


945 W. Taylor St, MC 110, Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 355-5149


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Research Interests

Mass transport in nanofluidics

Nano- and micro-engineered membrane technologies for gas separation, water purification, biomolecules separation, protective fabrics, and energy production/conversion.

Selected Publications

  1. S. Kim, P. Naraghi-Arani, L. Megan, “Filtration Device for Rapid Separation of Biological Particles from Complex Matrices”, U.S. Patent Application No. 14/874,326, Assigned to Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC.
  2. P. Hoeprich and S. Kim, “Electrochemical Flow-Cell for Hydrogen Production and Nicotinamide Dependent Target Reduction, and Related Methods and Systems”, US. Patent Application No. 14/485474, September 12, 2014, Assigned to Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC.

Notable Honors

2013, Physical and Life Sciences Directorate Award, LLNL


PhD in Chemical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech.), USA (2007)

M.S in Chemical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, USA (2004)

M.Sc in Polymer Science and Engineering Chungnam National University, South Korea (1999)

B.Sc in Polymer Science and Engineering, Chungnam National University, South Korea (1997)