Hyung Nam Kim

Assistant Professor

Hyung Nam Kim
McNair Hall 423
M.S.Industrial and Systems Engineering / Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.S.Textile Engineering / Kyung Hee University
Ph.D.Industrial and Systems Engineering / Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
PostdocHealth Information Technology / Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Hyung Nam Kim, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at North Carolina A&T State University. He is the director of the Health-Human-Computer Interaction Lab.

Research Interests

Human Factors Engineering, Human-Computer Interaction, Health IT and Safety

(e.g., Mental Health; Assistive Technology; People with Visual Impairments; Gait; Fall; NICU Fathers and Mothers; Mobile Health; Social Media; Education; Computer Programming; https://hnkim25.wixsite.com/hnkim)

Recent Publications

  • , Hyung Kim, Hyung Kim (2019). (A Conceptual Framework for Interdisciplinary Education in Engineering and Nursing Health Informatics). 74, pp. 91-93 ). Nurse Education Today.
  • Hyung Kim, T., Lockhart, Hyung Kim, T., Lockhart (2019). (Fall Risk in Older Adults Transitioning Between Different Flooring Materials). (1) 24, pp. 8 ). Sci.
  • , Hyung Kim, Hyung Kim (2019). (Mobile Health Technology Accessible to People with Visual Impairments). 7, pp. 22-34 ). Journal of Technology & Persons with Disabilities.
  • Hyung Kim, J., Brown (2018). (Usability of Alzheimer's mHealth Applications). (1) 11, pp. 31-42 ). Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity: Research, Education, and Policy.
  • Hyung Kim (2018). (User Experience of Mainstream and Assistive Technologies for People with Visual Impairments). (3) 30, pp. 127-133 ). Technology and Disability.
  • , Hyung Kim, Hyung Kim (2018). (Social support provision: Perspective of fathers with preterm infants). 39, pp. 44-48 ). Journal of Pediatric Nursing: Nursing Care of Children and Families.
  • Hyung Kim (2017). (Understanding of How Older Adults with Low Vision Obtain, Process, and Understand Health Information and Services). (1) 44, pp. 70-78 ). Informatics for Health and Social Care.
  • C., Garfiled, Y., Lee, Hyung Kim, J., Rutsohn, K., Yasmin, B., Mustanski, D., Mohr, Hyung Kim, C., Garfiled (2016). (Supporting Parents of Premature Infants Transitioning from the NICU to Home: A Pilot Randomized Control Trial of a Smartphone Application). (2) 4, pp. 131-137 ). Internet Interventions.
  • Hyung Kim, T., Wyatt (2016). (Use of Social Media by Fathers of Premature Infants). (4) 30, pp. 359-366 ). Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing.
  • Hyung Kim, C., Garfield, Y., Lee, Hyung Kim, C., Garfield (2015). (Paternal and Maternal Information and Communication Technology Usage as Their Very Low Birth Weight Infants Transition Home From the NICU). (1) 31, pp. 44-54 ). International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.
  • C., Garfield, Y., Lee, Hyung Kim, C., Garfield, Hyung Kim (2014). (Paternal and Maternal Concerns for Their Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants Transitioning From the NICU to Home). (4) 28, pp. 305-312 ). The Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing.
  • Hyung Kim, Tonya Smith-Jackson, B., Kleiner, Hyung Kim, Tonya Smith-Jackson, B., Kleiner (2014). (Accessible haptic user interface design approach for users with visual impairment). (4) 13, pp. 415-437 ). Universal Access in the Information Society.
  • Hyung Kim, Tonya Smith-Jackson, J., Terpenny, Hyung Kim, Tonya Smith-Jackson, J., Terpenny (2014). (Haptic perception of users with low vision and their needs in haptic-incorporated user interfaces). (3) 9, pp. 195-208 ). Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology.
  • Hyung Kim, Tonya Smith-Jackson, C., Nam, C., Nam, Hyung Kim, Tonya Smith-Jackson (2013). (Elicitation of haptic user interface needs of people with low vision). (7) 29, pp. 488-500 ). International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.
  • , Hyung Kim, Hyung Kim (2012). (Model of blogging structure for intercultural communication environments in higher education). (6) 20, pp. 533-546 ). Interactive Learning Environments.
  • Tonya Smith-Jackson, S., Artis, Y., Hung, Hyung Kim, C., Hughes, B., Kleiner, A., Nolden, S., Artis, Hyung Kim, Tonya Smith-Jackson (2011). (Safety critical incidents and small construction contractors: A prospective study). (Suppl 1-M5) 3, pp. 39-47 ). The Open Occupational Health and Safety Journal.
  • Hyung Kim, Tonya Smith-Jackson, J., Bohn, J., Bohn, Hyung Kim, Tonya Smith-Jackson (2011). (Younger and older adults with low vision have similar haptic capabilities and needs in 3D virtual navigation). (2) 10, pp. 72-89 ). Gerontechnology.
  • , Hyung Kim, Hyung Kim (2008). (The phenomenon of blogs and theoretical model of blog use in educational contexts). (3) 51, pp. 1342-1352 ). Computers & Education.