Research Principal, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney

Yohan Kim is a research principal specializing in data analytics. He has an interdisciplinary academic background in Industrial Engineering (Georgia Tech, BS/MS 2011) and Business and Technology Management (KAIST, PhD 2015).

Prior to joining the Institute for Sustainable Futures, Yohan was a research professor of Systems Management Engineering at SungKyunKwan University (South Korea). He has managed various government funded projects, including development of an agent based epidemic prevention assessment simulaton. Using MATLAB, CPLEX, and AnyLogic, he processed a large-scale government census data to model the spread of influenza within a statistically accurate synthetic population of an urban Korean city (Suwon). His research findings on effectiveness of various strategies, such as school closures, isolation, and vaccination, have been presented in domstic and international conferences, and was invited to present the findings at a seminar for government epidemic experts.

Yohan has also taught undrgraduate and graduate courses, titled Business Forecasting and Market Analysis and Forecasting of Medical Device Industry, covering a wide range of quantitative analytical methods.

Experience

  • –present
    Research Principal, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney
  • 2016–2017
    Research professor, SunKyunKwan University

Education

  • 2015 
    Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, PhD, Business and Tech. Management
  • 2011 
    Georgia Institute of Science and Technology, MS, Industrial Engineering