Younggy Kim is an assistant professor in Civil Engineering at McMaster University. He holds a Canada Research Chair position in Water and Health (Tier II). His research mainly focuses on wastewater treatment with an emphasis on nutrient recovery, anaerobic digestion, heavy metal separation, and water reuse. He is also working on point-of-use water treatment to supply safe drinking water in remote and isolated communities. His research interests also include desalination, salinity-gradient energy recovery, and numerical modeling of engineered and natural water systems.