at Colorado School of Mines

Transforming waste into valuable resources for a sustainable and resilient future

Welcome to the Kim Research Group website!

Our research group specializes in sustainable metallurgical processing for resource recovery and recycling. Our mission is to develop cutting-edge metallurgical technologies that tackle the energy and environmental challenges of the future.

Learn more about our research.


We are looking for highly motivated and talented graduate students and undergraduate interns

If you are interested, please visit the contact page

Research Overview

Critical Metals Extraction from Secondary Resources

Carbon Sequestration using Industrial Wastes