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PhD “Optimization of Microbial Fuel Cell based on Multiple Electrode for Bio-electrochemical Wastewater Treatment Process”
MS “Voltage Enhancement of Microbial Fuel Cells with Multiple Membrane Electrode Assembly”
BS Environmental Engineering


Major Research Areas & Interests
- Renewable & Sustainable Energy
- Biotechnology
- Bio-electrochemistry & electrochemistry
- Bio-energy Production & bioremediation using bio-electrochemical systems
- Thermodynamics/Kinetic analysis based on electrochemical reaction
- Water treatment engineering & Wastewater treatment engineering
- Water/Wastewater treatment technology based on bio-electrochemistry & electrochemistry


2018-Present Research Fellow, Sustainable Environment Research Centre (SERC), University of South Wales, Wales, United Kingdom
2017-2018 Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea


1. B. Kim and I. S. Chang (2018) Elimination of Voltage Reversal in Multiple Membrane Electrode Assembly Installed Microbial Fuel Cells (mMEA-MFCs) Stacking System by Resistor Control. Bioresour. Technol. 262, 338-341
2. B. Kim, S. Choi, J. An and I. S. Chang (2017) Self-recoverable voltage reversal in stacked microbial fuel cells due to biofilm capacitance. Bioresour. Technol. 245, 1286-1289
3. B. Kim, J. An and I. S. Chang (2017) Elimination of Power Overshoot at Bioanode through Assistance Current in Microbial Fuel Cells. ChemSusChem. 10, 612-617
4. B. Kim, J. An, D. Fapyane and I. S. Chang (2015) Bioelectronic platforms for optimal bio-anode of bio-electrochemical systems: from nano- to macro scopes Bioresour. Technol. 195, 2-13 (Review paper)
5. B. Kim, B. G. Lee, B. H. Kim and I. S. Chang (2015) Assistance current effect for prevention of voltage reversal in stacking of microbial fuel cell system. ChemElectroChem, 2 (5), 755-760
6. B. Kim, J. An, D. Kim, T. Kim, J. K. Jang, B.-G. Lee and I. S. Chang (2013) Voltage increase of microbial fuel cells with multiple membrane electrode assemblies by in series connection. Electrochemistry Communications. 28, 131-134
7. S. Choi, B. Kim, and I. S. Chang (2018) Tracking of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 biofilm formation of a microbial electrochemical system via differential pulse voltammetry. Bioresour Technol. 254, 357-361.
8. Y. S. Lee, J. An, B. Kim, I. S. Chang (2017) Serially Connectable Sediment Microbial Fuel Cells Using Multi-hole Dipole Graphite Solids and Voltage Reversal Suppression through Manipulation of Ohmic Resistance. Energy Technol. 5, 1946-1952
9. J. Kim, B. Kim, J. An, Y. S. Lee and I. S. Chang (2016) Development of anode zone using dual-anode system to reduce organic matter crossover in membraneless microbial fuel cells. Bioresour Technol. 213, 140-145.
10. Y. S. Lee, J. An, B. Kim, H. J. Park, J. Kim and I. S. Chang (2016) Increased power in sediment microbial fuel cell: facilitated mass transfer with using a water-layer anode in sediment. PLoS ONE. 10(2), e0145430
11. J. Nam, Y. S. Lee, J. An, B. Kim, H.-S. Lee and I. S. Chang (2015) Correlation of overvoltages and current densities to estimate optimal electrode size for sediment microbial fuel cells. Energy Technol. 3, 369-374
12. J. An, J. Nam, B. Kim, H.-S. Lee, B. H. Kim and I. S. Chang (2015) Performance variation according to anode-embedded orientation in a sediment microbial fuel cell employing a chessboard-like hundred-piece anode. Bioresource Technology. 190, 175-181
13. J. An, B. Kim, I. S. Chang and H.-S. Lee (2015) Shift of voltage reversal in stacked microbial fuel cell. J. Power Sources. 278, 534-539
14. J. An, B. Kim, J. K. Jang, H.-S. Lee and I. S. Chang (2014) New architecture for modulization of membraneless and single-chambered microbial fuel cell using a bipolar plate-electrode assembly (BEA). Biosen. Bioelectron. 59, 28-34
15. J. An, B. Kim, J. Nam, H. Y. Ng and I. S. Chang (2013) Comparison in performance of sediment microbial fuel cells according to depth of embedded anode. Bioresource Technology. 127, 138-142
16. D. Kim, J. An, B. Kim, J. K. Jang, B. H. Kim and I. S. Chang (2012) Scaling up microbial fuel cells: configuration and potential drop phenomenon at series connection of unit cells in shared anolyte. ChemSusChem. 5, 1086-1091 (cover page highlighted)


International Society for Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology (ISMET)
International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE)
Korean Society for Environmental Engineers (KSEE)
Korean Electrochemical Society (KECS)
Korean Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology (KSMB)

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