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 [34] Defining the Macromolecules of Tomorrow through Synergistic
Sustainable Polymer Research

Farihah M. Haque, Jacob S. A. Ishibashi, Claire A. L. Lidston, Huiling Shao, Frank S. Bates, Alice B. Chang, Geoffrey W. Coates, Christopher J. Cramer, Paul J. Dauenhauer, William R. Dichtel, Christopher J. Ellison, Ethan A. Gormong, Leslie S. Hamachi, Thomas R. Hoye, Mengyuan Jin, Julia A. Kalow, Hee Joong Kim, Gaurav Kumar, Christopher J. LaSalle, Stephanie Liffland, Bryce M. Lipinski, Yutong Pang, Riffat Parveen, Xiayu Peng, Yanay Popowski, Emily A. Prebihalo, Yernaidu Reddi, Theresa M. Reineke, Daylan T. Sheppard, Jeremy L. Swartz, William B. Tolman, Bess Vlaisavljevich, Jane Wissinger, Shu Xu, and Marc A. Hillmyer*

Chem. Rev.   2022, 122 (6), 6322-6373


 [33] Enhanced Polyester Degradation through Transesterification with Salicylates

Hee Joong Kim, Marc A. Hillmyer*, Christopher J. Ellison*

J. Am. Chem. Soc.   2021, 143 (38), 15784-15790


 [31] Respirometry and Cell Viability Studies for Sustainable Polyesters and Their Hydrolysis Products

Louis Reisman, Allison Siehr, Jessica Horn, Derek C. Batiste, Hee Joong Kim, Guilhem X. De Hoe, Christopher J. Ellison*, Wei Shen*, Evan M. White*, Marc A. Hillmyer*

ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng.   2020, 9 (7), 2736-2744


 [29] Blend Miscibility of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) and Aromatic Polyesters from Salicylic Acid

Hee Joong Kim, Xiayu Peng, Youngsu Shin, Marc A. Hillmyer*, Christopher J. Ellison 

J. Phys. Chem. B   2020, 125 (1), 450-460


 [28] Ultrafiltration Membranes Coated by Amphiphilic Copolymers Containing Superhydrophilic Zwitterionic and Hydrophobic POSS Moieties Showing Improved Fouling Resistance/Release Properties

Kyung Hwa Jung, Hee Joong Kim, Mun Hyeon Kim, Saerom Kong, Huiran Seo, Jong-Chan Lee* 

Macromol. Mater. Eng.   2020, 305 (9), 2000348


 [27] Sustainable triblock copolymers as tunable and degradable pressure sensitive adhesives

Hee Joong Kim, Kailong Jin, Jimin Shim, William Dean, Marc A. Hillmyer*, Christopher J. Ellison* 

ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng.   2020, 8 (32), 12036-12044


 [26] Preparation of Poly(phenylene sulfide)/Nylon 6 Grafted Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites with Enhanced Mechanical and Thermal Properties

Kyung Hwa Jung, Hee Joong Kim, Mun Hyeon Kim, Jong-Chan Lee* 

Macromol. Res.   2020, 28 (3), 241-248


[25] Carbonization of Carboxylate-Functionalized Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for Water Treatment

Jun Woo Jeon, Hee Joong Kim, Kyung Hwa Jung, Jinyoung Lee, Yong Seok Kim, Byoung Gak Kim*, Jong-Chan Lee*

Macromol. Chem. Phys.   2020, 221, 1900532

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[24] Multiblock Copolymers for Recycling Polyethylene-Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Mixed Waste

Keiichiro Nomura, Xiayu Peng, Hanim Kim, Kailong Jin, Hee Joong Kim, Abigail Bratton, Christopher R. Bond, Amelia Broman, Kevin M. Miller*, Christopher J. Ellison*

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces   2020, 12, 9726-9735


[23] Readily Degradable Aromatic Polyesters from Salicylic Acid

Hee Joong Kim, Yernaidu Reddi, Christopher J. Cramer, Marc A. Hillmyer*, Christopher J. Ellison*

ACS Macro Lett.   2020, 9, 96-102


[22] Environmentally Sustainable Aluminum-Coordinated Poly(tetrahydroxybenzoquinone) as a Promising Cathode for Sodium Ion Batteries

Hee Joong Kim, Yongjin Kim, Jimin Shim, Kyung Hwa Jung, Min Soo Jung, Hanseul Kim, Jong-Chan Lee*, Kyu Tae Lee*

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces   2018, 10 (4), 3479-3486


[21] Facile surface modification of a polyamide reverse osmosis membrane using a TiO2 sol-gel derived spray coating method to enhance the anti-fouling property

Jungchan Kim, Choonsoo Kim, Youngbin Baek, Sung Pil Hong, Hee Joong Kim, Jong-Chan Lee, Jeyong Yoon*

Desal. Water Treat.   2018, 102, 9-15


[20] Evaluation of carbon nanotube-polyamide thin-film nanocomposite reverse osmosis membrane: Surface properties, performance characteristics and fouling behavior

Yongbin Baek, Hee Joong Kim, Seung-Hyun Kim, Jong-Chan Lee, Jeyong Yoon*

J. Ind. Eng. Chem.   2017, 56 (1), 327-334


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[19] 2D boron nitride nanoflakes as a multifunctional additive in gel polymer electrolytes for safe, long cycle life and high rate lithium metal batteries

Jimin Shim, Hee Joong Kim, Byoung Gak Kim, Yong Seok Kim, Dong-Gyun Kim, Jong-Chan Lee*

Energy & Environ. Sci.   2017, 10 (9), 1911-1916

*Featured back cover


[18] All-solid-state lithium metal battery with solid polymer electrolytes based on polysiloxane crosslinked by modified natural gallic acid

Jimin Shim, Lucia Kim, Hee Joong Kim, Daun Jeong, Jin Hong Lee, Jong-Chan Lee*

Polymer   2017, 122, 222-231


[17] Dendrite Suppression by Synergistic Combination of Solid Polymer Electrolyte Crosslinked with Natural Terpenes and Lithium-Powder Anode for Lithium-Metal Batteries

Jimin Shim, Jae won Lee, Ki Yoon Bae, Hee Joong Kim
, Woo Young Yoon*, Jong-Chan Lee*

ChemSusChem   2017, 10 (10), 2274-2283


[16] A high-performance and fouling resistant thin-film composite membrane prepared via coating TiO2 nanoparticles by sol-gel-derived spray method for PRO applications

Jungchan Kim, Dongwoo Suh, Choonsoo Kim, Youngbin Baek, Byeongho Lee, Hee Joong Kim, Jong-Chan Lee, Jeyong Yoon*

Desalination   2016, 397 (1), 157-164

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[15] A carbonaceous membrane based on a polymer of intrinsic microporosity (PIM-1) for water treatment

Hee Joong Kim, Dong-Gyun Kim, Kyuchul Lee, Youngbin Beak, Youngjae Yoo, Yong Seok Kim, Byoung Gak Kim, Jong-Chan Lee*

Sci. Rep.   2016, 6, 36078


†Equal contribution


[13] Reverse osmosis nanocomposite membranes containing graphene oxides coated by tannic acid with chlorine-tolerant and antimicrobial properties

Hee Joong Kim, Yong-Seok Choi, Min-Young Lim, Kyung Hwa Jung, Dong-Gyun Kim, Jin-Joo Kim, Hyo Kang, Jong-Chan Lee*

J. Membr. Sci.   2016, 514 (1), 25-34


[12] Solid Polymer Electrolytes Based on Functionalized Tannic Acids from Natural Resources for All‐Solid‐State Lithium‐Ion Batteries

Jimin Shim, Ki Yoon Bae, Hee Joong Kim, Jin Hong Lee, Dong‐Gyun Kim, Woo Young Yoon, Jong-Chan Lee

ChemSusChem   2015, 8 (24), 4133-4138


[11] Polyphenol/Fe(III) Complex Coated Membranes Having Multifunctional Properties Prepared by a One‐Step Fast Assembly

Hee Joong Kim, Dong-Gyun Kim, Hongsik Yoon, Yong-Seok Choi, Jeyong Yoon, Jong-Chan Lee*

Adv. Mater. Interfaces   2015, 2 (14), 1500298


†Equal contribution


[10] Effect of antioxidant grafted graphene oxides on the mechanical and thermal properties of polyketone composites

Min-Young Lim, Jinwoo Oh, Hee Joong Kim, Ka Young Kim, Sang-Soo Lee, Jong-Chan Lee*

Eur. Polym. J.   2015, 69 (1), 156-167


[9] Polymer Composite Electrolytes Having Core−Shell Silica Fillers with Anion-Trapping Boron Moiety in the Shell Layer for All-Solid-State Lithium-Ion Batteries

Jimin Shim, Dong-Gyun Kim, Hee Joong Kim, Jin Hong Lee, Jong-Chan Lee*

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces   2015, 7 (14), 7690-7701


[8] High-performance reverse osmosis nanocomposite membranes containing the mixture of carbon nanotubes and graphene oxides

Hee Joong Kim, Min-Young Lim, Kyung Hwa Jung, Dong-Gyun Kim, Jong-Chan Lee*

J. Mater. Chem. A   2015, 3 (13), 6798-6809

*Featured back cover


[7] Improved strength and toughness of polyketone composites using extremely small amount of polyamide 6 grafted graphene oxides

Min-Young Lim, Hee Joong Kim, Seung Jo Baek, Ka Young Kim, Sang-Soo Lee, Jong-Chan Lee*

Carbon   2014, 77, 366-378


[6] Thermo-Responsive Copolymers with Ionic Group as Novel Draw Solutes for Forward Osmosis Processes

Jin-joo Kim, Jae-Seung Chung, Hyo Kang, Yun Ah Yu, Won Jae Choi, Hee Joong Kim, Jong-Chan Lee*

Macromol. Res.   2014, 22 (9), 963-970


[5] Novel composite polymer electrolytes containing poly(ethylene glycol)-grafted graphene oxide for all-solid-state lithium-ion battery applications

Jimin Shim, Dong-Gyun Kim, Hee Joong Kim, Jin Hong Lee, Ji-Hoon Baik, Jong-Chan Lee*

J. Mater. Chem. A   2014, 2 (34), 13873-13883

*Featured inside back cover

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[4] Synthesis and characterization of self-crosslinkable and bactericidal methacrylate polymers having renewable cardanol moieties for surface coating applications

Yong-Seok Choi, Ki-Hyun Kim, Dong-Gyun Kim, Hee Joong Kim, Sang-Ho Cha, Jong-Chan Lee*

RSC Adv.   2014, 4 (78), 41195-41203 


[2] High-Performance Reverse Osmosis CNT/Polyamide Nanocomposite Membrane by Controlled Interfacial Interactions

Hee Joong Kim, Kwonyong Choi, Youngbin Baek, Dong-Gyun Kim, Jimin Shim, Jeyong Yoon, Jong-Chan Lee*

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces   2014, 6 (4), 2819-2829


[3] The improvement of antibiofouling properties of a reverse osmosis membrane by oxidized CNTs

Hee Joong Kim, Youngbin Baek, Kwonyong Choi, Dong-Gyun Kim, Hyo Kang, Yong-Seok Choi, Jeyong Yoon, Jong-Chan Lee*

RSC Adv.   2014, 4 (62), 32802-32810 


†Equal contribution


[1] Bio- and oil-fouling resistance of ultrafiltration membranes controlled by star-shaped block and random copolymer coatings

Dong-Gyun Kim, Hyo Kang*, Sungsoo Han, Hee Joong Kim
, Jong-Chan Lee*

RSC Adv.   2013, 3 (39), 18071-18081

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