Jaehong Kim, newly named as the Henry P. Becton Sr. Professor of Engineering, is interested in diverse aspects of environmental science and engineering, from fundamental photocatalytic and photoluminescent materials chemistry to water quality engineering in the developing world. He is best known for his work on environmental nanotechnology in which he develops various novel nanomaterials for sustainable water treatment. Kim received B.S. and M.S. degrees in chemical and biological engineering from Seoul National University in Korea.