Kim Jihye

Senior Researcher, K-water Institute



PhD, Environmental engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), 2016

Bachelor, Chemical engineering, Konkuk University, 2011


Professional Experience

Postdoctoral researcher, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) (2016.03 – 2016.05)

Senior researcher, K-water Institute (2016.05 – present)


Research Area

Modeling of water treatment processes (desalination, water reuse, etc.)

Optimization of seawater desalination processes (reverse osmosis, forward osmosis, etc.)

Optimization of zero liquid discharge and wastewater reuse processes


Honors and Awards

Global PhD Fellowship, National Research Foundation (2011.03 – 2016.02)

Excellent poster award, ICOM 2014 (2014)