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Shi En Kim

Shi En Kim is a PhD student contributor to Physics World. Kim is currently a graduate student of molecular engineering at the University of Chicago, US. Her research focus is on 2D nanomaterials and their applications. Specifically, she works with three-atom-thick transition metal dichalcogenides, exploring new ways to process them for real-world applications such as thermal management and quantum information storage.

Kim is also an avid sabre fencer and enjoys backpacking across alpine terrains – a starkly different landscape from the Malaysian tropics where she was born.

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