Inki Kim

Inki is a PhD candidate in Industrial Engineering with an expected graduation date of 8/2014. He has been by nature curious to know how the human mind and body work, and is eager to apply human factors design principles to improve the quality of people’s lives. Previous design projects include re-designing an alarm sound and seat for Hyundai’s deluxe car, improving the usability of IBM’s RFID development software and Samsung’s mobile phone UI, and introducing affective engineering techniques in film production. Currently, he is working on his PhD dissertation on medical device design.



Research Interests

Human Factors, Biomechanics, Cognitive Engineering


BS in Industrial Engineering, Seoul National University, 2005
MS in Industrial Engineering, Seoul National University, 2007

Skill Sets

System perspective, Probabilistic and Statistical modeling, Biomechanical modeling, Text Mining, and certified SolidWorks (CSWA) technique

PhD Thesis Project

"Using Preemptive interventions to increase patient safety using behavior-based feedback"