Jaehyeok Jin

Graduate Student
Department of Chemistry
University of Chicago

Jaehyeok received a B.S. in Chemistry and Mathematical Sciences from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 2014. While at KAIST, he investigated the spin-orbit effect of rare gas dimers and quantum chemical properties of bis(bora)calix[4]arene in Prof. Yoon Sup Lee’s group. Also he worked with Prof. William A. Goddard III studying the behavior of supercooled water by using MD simulation. 

He started the Ph.D. program in Chemistry at the University of Chicago, and joined the Voth group in 2015. For his current research, he investigates development and application of new Coarse-Grained models for liquids and materials.

Current projects

I will develop a new class of CG simulation which is based on CG particles which also contain internal states to expand their ability to describe the physical features of a given target system. This new CG models will be applied to complex liquids, including the hydrated excess proton in water.


1. Jaehyeok Jin, William A. Goddard III, Mechanisms Underlying the Mpemba Effect in Water from Molecular Dynamics Simulations, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119, 2622–2629, DOI: 10.1021/jp511752n