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)

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Recent Publications

  • 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.
  • 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 (2019). (A Conceptual Framework for Interdisciplinary Education in Engineering and Nursing Health Informatics). 74, pp. 91-93 ). Nurse Education Today.
  • Hyung Kim (2019). (Mobile Health Technology Accessible to People with Visual Impairments). 7, pp. 22-34 ). Journal of Technology & Persons with Disabilities.
  • Hyung Kim, T., Lockhart (2019). (Fall Risk in Older Adults Transitioning Between Different Flooring Materials). (1) 24, pp. 8 ). Sci.
  • 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.
  • J., Brown, 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 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, T., Wyatt (2016). (Use of Social Media by Fathers of Premature Infants). (4) 30, pp. 359-366 ). Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing.
  • C., Garfiled, Hyung Kim, Y., Lee, D., Mohr, B., Mustanski, J., Rutsohn, K., Yasmin (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.
  • C., Garfield, Hyung Kim, 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.
  • Hyung Kim, B., Kleiner, Tonya Smith-Jackson (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, Hyung Kim, Y., Lee (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., Nam, 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 (2012). (Model of blogging structure for intercultural communication environments in higher education). (6) 20, pp. 533-546 ). Interactive Learning Environments.
  • S., Artis, C., Hughes, Y., Hung, Hyung Kim, B., Kleiner, A., Nolden, 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.
  • 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 (2008). (The phenomenon of blogs and theoretical model of blog use in educational contexts). (3) 51, pp. 1342-1352 ). Computers & Education.