Hyung Nam Kim

Assistant Professor

Hyung Nam Kim
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College of Engineering

Industrial & Systems Engineering

B.S.Textile Engineering / Kyung Hee University
M.S.Industrial and Systems Engineering / Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State 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; Health Informatics; Social Media; Education; Computer Programming; https://hnkim25.wixsite.com/hnkim)

Recent Publications

  • Hyung Kim (2008). (The phenomenon of blogs and theoretical model of blog use in educational contexts). (3) 51, pp. 1342-1352. Computers & Education.
  • Tonya Smith-Jackson, S., Artis, Y., Hung, Hyung Kim, C Hughes, B Kleiner, A Nolden (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 (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 (2012). (Model of blogging structure for intercultural communication environments in higher education). (6) 20, pp. 533-546. Interactive Learning Environments.
  • Hyung Kim, Tonya Smith-Jackson, C Nam (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, 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 (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.
  • C Garfield, Y Lee, 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, C., Garfield, Y., Lee (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 Garfiled, Y Lee, Hyung Kim, J Rutsohn, K Yasmin, B Mustanski, D Mohr (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, Tami Wyatt, Xueping Li, Mark Garylord (2016). (Use of Social Media by Fathers of Premature Infants). (4) 30, pp. 359-366. Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Janetta Brown, Janett Brow, Hyung Kim (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 Nam Kim (2019). (A Conceptual Framework for Interdisciplinary Education in Engineering and Nursing Health Informatics). 74, pp. 91-93. Nurse Education Today.
  • Hyung Kim, Thurmon Lockhart (2019). (Fall Risk in Older Adults Transitioning Between Different Flooring Materials). (1) 24, pp. 8. Sci.
  • Hyung Kim (2019). (Mobile Health Technology Accessible to People with Visual Impairments). 7, pp. 22-34. Journal of Technology & Persons with Disabilities.
  • Hyung Kim (2020). (Ambient intelligence: Placement of Kinect sensors in the home of older adults with visual disabilities). (4) 32, pp. 271-283. Technology and Disability.
  • Hyung Kim (2020). (Information and Communications Technology and Education Customized for Fathers of Preterm Infants). (2) 39, pp. 66-74. Neonatal Network®: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing.
  • Hyung Kim, B Oumarou (2020). (User Requirement Analysis for Smart Voice Technology for Older Adults with Visual Impairments). 10.1080/10447318.2020.1768676, International Journal of Human Computer Interaction.