Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science
College of Computing and Software Engineering
Kennesaw State University, Marietta Campus
1100 South Marietta Pkwy SE, Marietta, GA 30060
(Mailing Address: 680 Arnston Drive, Marietta, GA 30060, USA)

Office: Atrium Building (J) 312
Phone: (470) 578-7638
E-mail: [a-t]

Senior Member, IEEE/ACM
Program Coordinator
, Master of Science in Computer Science, KSU
Lab Director, Security, Privacy, and Advanced Computing Laboratory at KSU
Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Frendesign
(Savannah, GA)

Dr. Kim is an Associate Professor as of July 2018 in the Department of Computer Science, College of Computing and Software Engineering (CCSE), Kennesaw State University (KSU), Marietta, GA, USA since July 2016. Before joining KSU, Dr. Kim was an Assistant Professor (Tenured & Promoted to Associate Professor) in the Department of Mathematics and Physics at North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, USA from August 2010 to June 2016. He received Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, USA in May 2010. He received M.S. degree in computer science and engineering from Hanyang University, South Korea in Feb. 2005 and B.S. degree in electronic and computer engineering from Hanyang University, Ansan, South Korea in Feb. 2003.

Dr. Kim is a Senior Member of IEEE and a Senior Member of ACM. He is also an Associate Editor of IEEE Access, COSN, DMAA, and MFC. He will serve/has served as a TPC co-Chair of COCOON 2020, ACMSE 2019, COCOA 2018, SPATEN 2018, CSoNet 2017, COCOA 2015. His research interests include

  • Cyber Physical Systems (Mobile Computing, Drone Technology, Wireless Sensor Networking),
  • CyberSecurity (Applied Cryptography, Security, Privacy, Data Science based Techniques),
  • Next Generation Computing and Networking (Cloud Computing, Edge Computing, Fog Computing, Internet of Things, High Performance Computing), and
  • Algorithm Design and Analysis (Combinatorial Optimization, Approximation Algorithm).

Since October 2018, Dr. Kim also works as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Frendesign (Savannah, GA, USA). His research activities are/were supported by US National Science Foundation (NSF), US The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), National Security Research Institute (NSR) of South Korea, Ministry of Education of South Korea, Ministry of Science and ICT of South Korea, and The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) at Kennesaw State University (KSU). (Total external fund secured after joined KSU on July 2016: US$161,926.49)