Lithium-ion battery material company NanoGraf has appointed Doctor In Kim as senior vice-president of its silicon anode technology development.
Dr. Kim will oversee the research and development arm of NanoGraf and lead the company’s team of scientists, technologists and engineers.
Dr. Kim said: “I’m excited to join a team disrupting and redefining silicon-anode battery technology as NanoGraf continues to enable and accelerate main-stream adoption of cleaner, higher performing, and more sustainable lithium-ion batteries.”
Prior to joining the NanoGraf team, Dr. Kim served as vice president of Samsung SDI in 2020, and served as vice president of Samsung SDI Korea for the Next Generation Battery Innovation Group.
In 2020, the U.S. Department of Defense awarded NanoGraf a $1.65 million grant to develop longer-lasting lithium-ion batteries to power US military equipment.
In 2019, the U.S. Advanced Battery Consortium awarded the company $7.5 million to advance EV battery research and development.