Assoc Prof Jong-Min LEE

Co-Principal Investigator

Assoc Prof Lee Jong-Min received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Chemical Engineering at Columbia University. Currently, he is an associate professor in the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at Nanyang Technological University.

​Prof Lee's research interest is in analysis and design of electrochemical systems and development of ionic liquid as a green solvent for chemical and biomedical reactions and of nanomaterials and of their assemblies for applications in chemical, biomedical, optical, and electronic fields.

Singapore - NTU



Research Interest

- Development of mesoporous materials for electrochemical systems and chemical systems
- Development of ionic liquids as media for chemical and biomedical reactions
- Extraction of metal ions using ionic liquids
- Conversion of biomass to valuable chemicals
- Detoxification of e-waste plastic and The e-waste reuse and value creation.

Key Publications

Elouarzaki, Kamal, Vishvak Kannan, Vishal Jose, Harshjyot Singh Sabharwal, and Jong‐Min Lee. 2019. ‘Recent Trends, Benchmarking, and Challenges of Electrochemical Reduction of CO 2 by Molecular Catalysts’. Advanced Energy Materials 9 (24): 1900090.

Nsanzimana, Jean Marie Vianney, Lanqian Gong, Raksha Dangol, Vikas Reddu, Vishal Jose, Bao Yu Xia, Qingyu Yan, Jong‐Min Lee, and Xin Wang. 2019. ‘Tailoring of Metal Boride Morphology via Anion for Efficient Water Oxidation’. Advanced Energy Materials 9 (28): 1901503.

Wang, Jiong, Xiang Huang, Shibo Xi, Jong‐Min Lee, Cheng Wang, Yonghua Du, and Xin Wang. 2019. ‘Linkage Effect in the Heterogenization of Cobalt Complexes by Doped Graphene for Electrocatalytic CO 2 Reduction’. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 58 (38): 13532–39.

Papaiconomou N., Lee J-M., Salman J., Stosch M. V., and Prausnitz J. M. (2008). Selective Extraction of Copper, Mercury, Silver and Palladium Ions from Water Using Hydrophobic Ionic Liquids. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 47(15), 5080-5086.

Lee J-M., Ruckes S., and Prausnitz J. M. (2008). Solvent Polarities and Kamlet-Traft Parameters for Ionic Liquids Containing a Pyridinium Cation. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Part B: Condensed Matter, Materials, Surfaces, Interfaces & Biophysical, 112(5), 1473-1476.

Lee J-M., Dyar H., Taylor J. E., and Carpio R. (2006). Current Distribution for the Metallization of Resistive Wafer Substrates Under Controlled Geometric Variations. Electrochemical Society. Journal, 153, C265-C271.

Lee J-M. and West A.C. (2005). Impact of Pulse Parameters on Current Distribution in High Aspect Ratio Vias and Through-Holes. Electrochemical Society. Journal, 152, C645-C651.