Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications


[27] Seoni Kim*, Hyejyung Shin, Jin Soo Kang*, Current Opinion in Electrochemistry 2023, Just accepted, "Electrochemical reduction of captured CO2: a route toward the integrated carbon capture and utilization"

[26] Seoni Kim, Michael Nitzsche, Simon B. Rufer, Jack R. Lake, Kripa K. Varanasi*, T. Alan Hatton*, Energy & Environmental Science 2023, 16, 2030-2044. doi: 10.1039/D2EE03804H. “Asymmetric chloride-mediated electrochemical process for CO2 removal from oceanwater”


[25] Kyle M. Diederichsen, Rezvan Sharifian, Jin Soo Kang, Yayuan Liu, Seoni Kim, Betar M. Gallant, David Vermaas, T Alan Hatton*, Nature Reviews Methods Primers 2022, 2, 68. “Electrochemical methods for carbon dioxide spearations”

[24] Jin Soo Kang, Seoni Kim, Jiho Kang, Hwajoo Joo, Junghwan Jang, Kyusik Jo, Subin Park, Hyoung-il Kim, Sung Jong Yoo, Jeyong Yoon*, Yung-Eun Sung*, T. Alan Hatton*, Environmental Science & Technology 2022, 56, 12602-12612. “Surface electrochemistry of carbon electrodes and faradaic reactions in capacitive deionization”

[23] Lei Wu, Changyong Zhang, Seoni Kim, T. Alan Hatton, Hengliang Mo, T. David Waite*, Water Research 2022, 221, 118822. “Lithium recovery using electrochemical technologies: Advances and challenges”

[22] Seon Yeop Jung, Hwajoo Joo, Ji Hee Kim, Seoni Kim, Seongmin Heo*, Jeyong Yoon*, Desalination 2022, 532, 115732. “Electrode design and performance of flow-type electrochemical lithium recovery (ELR) systems”


[21] Seoni Kim, Minjune Choi, Jin Soo Kang, Hwajoo Joo, Byung Hyun Park, Yung-Eun Sung, Jeyong Yoon*, Catalysis Today 2021, 359, 83-89. “Electrochemical recovery of LiOH from used CO2 adsorbents”

[20] Jin Soo Kang, Seoni Kim, T. Alan Hatton*, Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry 2021, 31, 100504. “Redox-responsive sorbents and mediators for electrochemically based CO2 capture”

[19] Seok Kim, Jin Soo Kang, Seoni Kim, Seongmin Kang, Yung-Eun Sung, Kangwoo Cho*, Jeyong Yoon*, Catalysis Today 2021, 375, 514-521. “Electrochemical regeneration of free chlorine treated nickel oxide catalysts for oxidation of aqueous pollutants”


[18] Jin Soo Kang, Seoni Kim, Dong Young Chung, Yoon Jun Son, Kyusik Jo, Xiao Su, Myeong Jae Lee, Hwajoo Joo, T. Alan Hatton, Jeyong Yoon*, Yung-Eun Sung*, Advanced Functional Materials 2020, 30, 1909387. “Rapid inversion of surface charges in heteroatom-doped porous carbon: a route to robust electrochemical desalination”

[17] Seoni Kim, Jin Soo Kang, Hwajoo Joo, Yung-Eun Sung*, Jeyong Yoon*, Environmental Science & Technology 2020, 54, 9044-6051. “Understanding the behaviors of λ-MnO2 in electrochemical lithium recovery: Key limiting factors and a route to the enhanced performance”

[16] Kyusik Jo, Youngbin Baek*, Seoni Kim, Sung Pil Hong, Jeyong Yoon*, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering 2020, 37, 1199-1205. “Evaluation of long-term stability in capacitive deionization using activated carbon electrodes coated with ion exchange polymers”

[15] Hwajoo Joo, Seon Yeop Jung, Seoni Kim, Kyung Hyun Ahn, Won Sun Ryoo*, Jeyong Yoon*, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2020, 8, 9622-9631. “Application of a Flow-Type Electrochemical Lithium Recovery System with λ-MnO2/LiMn2O4: Experiment and Simulation”

[14] Sung Pil Hong, Hansun Yoon, Jaehan Lee, Choonsoo Kim, Seoni Kim, Jiho Lee, Changha Lee, Jeyong Yoon*, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2020, 564, 1-7. “Selective phosphate removal using layered double hydroxide/reduced graphene oxide (LDH/rGO) composite electrode in capacitive deionization”

[13] Jaehan Lee, Seoni Kim, Nayeong Kim, Choonsoo Kim*, Jeyong Yoon*, Applied Sciences 2020, 10, 403. “Enhancing the desalination performance of capacitive deionization using a layered double hydroxide coated activated carbon electrode”

[12] Hwajoo Joo, Seoni Kim, Seongsoo Kim, Minjune Choi, Seung-Hyun Kim, Jeyong Yoon*, Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology 2020, 6, 290-295. “Pilot-scale demonstration of an electrochemical system for lithium recovery from the desalination concentrate”

[11] Jaewuk Ahn, Jiho Lee, Seoni Kim, Choonsoo Kim, Jaehan Lee, P. M. Biesheuvel, Jeyong Yoon*, Desalination 2020, 476, 114216. “High performance electrochemical saline water desalination using silver and silver-chloride electrodes”


[10] Seoni Kim, Hwajoo Joo, Taegyun Moon, Seung-Hyun Kim, Jeyong Yoon*, Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts 2019, 21, 667-676 “Rapid and selective lithium recovery from desalination brine using and electrochemical system”

[9] Hansun Yoon, Jiho Lee, Seoni Kim, Jeyong Yoon*, Separation and Purification Technology 2019, 215, 190-2070 “Review of concepts and applications of electrochemical ion separation (EIONS) process”


[8] Seoni Kim, Jiye Kim, Seonghwan Kim, Jaehan Lee, Jeyong Yoon*, Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology 2018, 4, 175-182. “Electrochemical lithium recovery and organic pollutant removal from industrial wastewater of a battery recycling plant” (highlighted as front cover)

[7] Jin Soo Kang, Jiho Kang, Dong Young Chung, Yoon Jun Son, Seoni Kim, Seongjun Kim, Jin Kim, Juwon Jeong, Myeong Jae Lee, Heejong Shin, Subin Park, Sung Jong Yoo, Min Jae Ko, Jeyong Yoon, Yung-Eun Sung*, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2018, 6, 20170-20183. “Tailoring the porosity of MOF-derived N-doped carbon electrocatalysts for highly efficient solar energy conversion”

[6] Seungyeon Choi, Barsha Chang, Seoni Kim, Jiho Lee, Jeyong Yoon, Jang Wook Choi*, Advanced Functional Materials 2018, 1802665. “Battery electrode materials with omnivalent cation storage for fast and charge‐efficient ion removal of asymmetric capacitive deionization”

[5] Seongsoo Kim, Jaehan Lee, Seoni Kim, Seonghwan Kim, Jeyong Yoon*, Energy Technology 2018, 6, 340-344. “Electrochemical lithium recovery with a LiMn2O4-Zinc battery system using zinc as a negative electrode”

[4] Seonghwan Kim, Choonsoo Kim, Jaehan Lee, Seoni Kim, Jiho Lee, Jiye Kim, Jeyong Yoon*, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2018, 6, 1620-1626. “Hybrid electrochemical desalination system combined with an oxidation process”

Before 2017

[3] Seoni Kim, Jaehan Lee, Jin Soo Kang, Kyusik Jo, Seonghwan Kim, Yung-Eun Sung, Jeyong Yoon*, Chemosphere 2015, 125, 50-56. “Lithium recovery from brine using a λ-MnO2/activated carbon hybrid supercapacitor system”

[2] Jaehan Lee, Seoni Kim, Choonsoo Kim, Jeyong Yoon*, Energy & Environmental Science 2014, 7, 3683-3689. “Hybrid capacitive deionization to enhance the desalination performance of capacitive techniques”

[1] Choonsoo Kim, Jaehan Lee, Seoni Kim, Jeyong Yoon*, Desalination 2014, 342, 70-74. “TiO2 sol-gel spray method for carbon electrode fabrication to enhance desalination efficiency of capacitive deionization”