Sean Kim's Biography
Sean Kim is a fifth-year Architectural Engineering student at the Pennsylvania State University. In May 2014, he will graduate with his Bachelor of Architectural Engineering (B.A.E) degree specializing in lighting/electrical design.
During the past few summers, Sean gained much of his experience in various engineering fields. Three summers ago, he worked at Ma-Joo Electrical Inc., located in Gwang-Ju, South Korea. As electrical engineering intern, he worked on drawing electrical circuits with AutoCAD, and supplying electrical materials to subcontractors. On the last summer, Sean participated in an internship with the Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute. Through this internship, he had several trips to PennDot County maintenance facilities for building assessment, and gathered information needed for the Revit 3D Model of the building. He also worked on lighting fixture schedule, and assisted supervisor in lighting/structural project by modeling in Revit.
Outside of academic field, Sean is involved in many activities and Honors. He is a member of an Illumination Engineering Society (IES), and International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD). He is awarded for Chancellors Leadership Access Student Program (CLASP) at 2008, and Architectural Design Analysis – Honorable Mention at 2012.
Sean passed the Fundamentals Engineering (FE) exam in spring 2013 and will gain Engineering in Training (EIT) status upon graduation. In the long them, He looks forward to work as lighting designer for a consulting or AE firm to gain knowledge and experience he could not receive solely through taking classes, and to obtain his license as a Professional Engineer (PE) and LEED PE certification.