Inki Kim

Title Research Scientist
Department Health Care Engineering Systems Center

Dr. Inki Kim came to the Health Care Engineering Systems Center, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, from the University of Virginia, where he was an Assistant Professor in Systems and Information Engineering.

Kim holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering from Penn State University. His research interests are in engineering design, analysis, and improvement of “human(s)-in-the-loop” systems that rely on streamlined human interaction with highly-automated machines.

Recent application areas include robot-assisted surgery, driver’s interaction with autonomous vehicles, supervisory control of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), and human experiences in a virtual world (VR/AR).