- Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University (TAMU), College Station, Texas, 2014
- M.S. in Civil Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, Illinois, 2008
- B.S. in Architectural Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, 2001
- Researcher Assistant, Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), 2013-2014
- Researcher Assistant, Texas A&M University, 2009-2013
- Construction Project Engineer, Primera Engineers, 2007-2009
- Architect, DLA Architects, Ltd., 2006-2007
- Architect, Earth Tech (now part of AECOM), 2001-2005
Dr. Kim’s research mainly focuses on the interactions between sustainable building design, facility operation and the needs of the occupants in terms of comfort, well-being, and performance. Currently, her work includes quantifying the impact of healthy workplace strategies that foster productivity and team collaboration for improved organizational performance. She is also co-investigating a performance-based building design approach that is human-centric using a coupled conventional and renewable energy systems.
Honors & awards
- Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award, 2015, UW CEE
- Best Paper Award, 2015,CSCE International Construction Specialty Conference Vancouver, BC
- New Scholar Program Fellow, 2014, Construction Industry Institute (CII)
- TAMU Department of Civil Engineering Outstanding Graduate Student Award, 2012, TAMU
- Greenbuild International Conference Multimedia Visual Competition (2nd), 2011, USGBC
- Construction Specification Institute (CSI) Outstanding Service Award, 2004, CSI
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