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Wonjin Kwak

Wonjin Kwak

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Dr. Won-Jin Kwak is currently a Postdoctorate Research Associate in the Energy and Environment Directorate, PNNL. He has expertise and extensive experience in next-generation lithium batteries, especially lithium-oxygen batteries. His research focuses are the development of functional materials and the design of novel cell configuration, for stable and efficient lithium-oxygen and lithium metal batteries. Dr. Kwak has more than 30 papers published in peer-reviewed professional journals and holds 5 patents.

Research Interests

  • Cell component/configuration design for metal oxygen batteries
  • Interfacial chemistry/engineering for metal batteries
  • Advanced characterization techniques
  • Interpretation of mechanism for new electrochemical systems.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., Energy Engineering, Hanyang University, Republic of Korea, 2018
  • B.A., Chemical Engineering, Hanyang University, Republic of Korea, 2012

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