February 5 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
ATEC Dean’s Colloquium
Jin Kim will introduce himself and his work in haptics and VR.
Department of Computer Science, School of Engineering and Computer Science
Jin Ryong Kim is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and a director of the Multimodal Interaction Lab (MI Lab) at UT Dallas. His research strives to create novel haptics interactions to tackle technical and human factors’ challenges to amplify human satisfaction through enriched user experience. His research goal is to establish an interdisciplinary research collaboration program to solve real-world challenges in haptics interaction and address issues in human perception and multimodalities in immersive environments.
Kim earned his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering and an M.S. in Computer Science from Purdue University. He earned an M.S. and B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea. Prior to his current position, he was a Staff Researcher at Alibaba Group in Sunnyvale, California, and a Senior Researcher at the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI. He also served as a research intern at Microsoft Research Asia (Beijing, China), Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (Yongin, Korea), and NHK Science and Technology Research Laboratories (Tokyo, Japan).