Dr Nam Kyeun Kim

Research | Current

  • Flammability of natural fibre based composites
  • Flame retardant treatment
  • Fire testing techniques for aircraft interiors and building materials
  • Fire dynamics simulation
  • Biocomposites development

Areas of expertise

  • Composites flammability
  • Fire reactions of biopolymers
  • Manufacturing and characterisation of biocomposites
  • Design of Experiment
  • Nanofibrilar polymer composites

Committees/Professional groups/Services

  • Guest editor, Molecules (MDPI), Special issue: “Recent Advances in Flame-retardant Polymers
    and Composites, 2019-2020
  • Organising Committee, International Conference of Composites Materials (ICCM-22),
    Melbourne, 2019

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Jung, D., Lee, H., Kim, N. K., & Bhattacharyya, D. (2020). Fire and mechanical properties of polymeric composites with keratin-based flame retardants. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 10.1088/1757-899X/912/5/052032
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Debes Bhattacharyya
  • Lee, H., Kim, N. K., Jung, D., & Bhattacharyya, D. (2020). Flammability characteristics and mechanical properties of casein based polymeric composites. Polymers, 12 (9).10.3390/POLYM12092078
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Debes Bhattacharyya
  • Babu, K., Renden, G., Mensah, R. A., Kim, N. K., Jiang, L., Xu, Q., ... Forsth, M. (2020). A Review on the Flammability Properties of Carbon-Based Polymeric Composites: State-of-the-Art and Future Trends. POLYMERS, 12 (7)10.3390/polym12071518
  • Kim, N. K., Mao, N., Lin, R., Bhattacharyya, D., van Loosdrecht, M. C. M., & Lin, Y. (2020). Flame retardant property of flax fabrics coated by extracellular polymeric substances recovered from both activated sludge and aerobic granular sludge. Water research, 17010.1016/j.watres.2019.115344
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Debes Bhattacharyya, Richard Lin
  • Das, O., Kim, N. K., Hedenqvist, M. S., Bhattacharyya, D., Johansson, E., Xu, Q., & Holder, S. (2020). Naturally-occurring bromophenol to develop fire retardant gluten biopolymers. JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, 24310.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118552
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Debes Bhattacharyya
  • Kim, N. K., Dutta, S., & Bhattacharyya, D. (2019). Heat and smoke production of flax fibre reinforced composites under horizontal and vertical orientations. COMPOSITES PART B-ENGINEERING, 17810.1016/j.compositesb.2019.107467
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Debes Bhattacharyya
  • Das, O., Rasheed, F., Kim, N. K., Johansson, E., Capezza, A. J., Kalamkarov, A. L., & Hedenqvist, M. S. (2019). The development of fire and microbe resistant sustainable gluten plastics. JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, 222, 163-173. 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.03.032
  • Rajaei, M., Kim, N. K., Bickerton, S., & Bhattacharyya, D. (2019). A comparative study on effects of natural and synthesised nano-clays on the fire and mechanical properties of epoxy composites. COMPOSITES PART B-ENGINEERING, 165, 65-74. 10.1016/j.compositesb.2018.11.089
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Simon Bickerton, Debes Bhattacharyya


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BUILDING 903 - Bldg 903
Level 2, Room 240
New Zealand

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