Seongtae Kim

Associate Professor

Seongtae Kim
College of Science and Technology


Hines Hall 123B
Ph.D.Statistics / North Carolina State University
OtherStatistics / North Carolina State University
OtherPublic Finance and Monetary Theory / Korea University
B.A.Economics / Hanyang University- ERICA Campus


Dr. Seong-Tae “Ty” Kim is Associate Professor of Statistics at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Science and Technology, North Carolina A&T State University since 2013. Prior to joining N.C. A&T State University, he worked as Biostatisician at the Center for Cancer Genomics at Wake Forest School of Medicine where he performed biomedical and genomic research. He published more than three dozen of articles in peer-reviewed journals. His research areas include Data Science, Bioinformatics, and Time Series Analysis along with Big Data. Dr. Kim received his Ph.D. in Statistics from North Carolina State University in 2007.

Research Interests

Data science,
Time series analysis,

Recent Publications

  • Gabriel Ackall, Connor Shrader, Seongtae Kim (2023). (A comparative study of penalized regression and machine learning algorithms in high dimensional scenarios). 16, pp. 190-210. SIAM Undergraduate Research Online.
  • Tahir Bashir, Seongtae Kim, Liping Liu, Lauren Davis (2021). (A Resampling Based Semi-supervised Learning Analysis for Identifying School Needs of Backpack Programs). In Stahlbock, R., Weiss, G.M., Abou-Nasr, M., Yang, CY., Arabnia, H.R., Deligiannidis, L. , (Transactions on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence ) pp. 823–835. Springer, Cham.
  • Joseph Graves, Gizem Templeton, Lauren Davis, Seongtae Kim (2021). (Visualizing the Food Landscape of Durham, North Carolina). (1) 10, pp. e347. Stat.
  • Jeffrey Shears, Seongtae Kim, Joshua Kirven, Tanya Coakley (2020). (Fathers’ Reflections of Their Fathers: The Use of Text Mining to Find Meaning in Narratives). In HE Fitzgerald, K von Klitzing, N Cabrera, JS de Mendonça, and T, Skjøthaug, (Handbook of Fathers and Child Development: Prenatal to Preschool) pp. 65-88. Springer.
  • Jong-Min Kim, Seongtae Kim, Sangjin Kim (2020). (On the Relationship of Cryptocurrency Price with US Stock and Gold Price Using Copula Models). (11) 8, pp. 1859. Mathematics.
  • Angela White, Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, Seongtae Kim (2019). (A Mixed Methods Exploration of the Relationships Between the Racial Identity, Science Identity, and Science Self-efficacy Beliefs of African American Students at HBCUS). 57, pp. 54-71. Contemporary Educational Psychology.
  • Kathy Cousins-Cooper, Dominic Clemence, Katrina Nelson, Seongtae Kim, (2019). (ASSESSING THE EMPORIUM MODEL THROUGH STUDENT PERFORMANCE AND PERSISTENCE). (7) 7, pp. 408-420. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research(IJIER).
  • Kathy Cousins-Cooper, Dominic Clemence, Thomas Redd, Nicholas Luke, Seongtae Kim (2019). (Math Emporium Instructional Course Design: Algebra Course Evolution at an HBCU). In Zakiya S. Wilson-Kennedy, Goldie S. Byrd, Eugene Kennedy, Henry T. Frierson , (Broadening Participation in STEM: Effective Methods, Practices, and Programs) 22, pp. 237-263.
  • Paramanathan Varatharajah, Dominic Clemence, Janis Oldham, Barbara Tankersley, Seongtae Kim, Belinda , Kathy Cousins-Cooper, Choongseok Park (2019). (SCALE-UP Instructional Redesign of a Calculus Course at an HBCU). (1) 7, pp. 31-44. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research.
  • Seongtae Kim, Man Sik Park (2018). (A Study on Time-Series Clustering based on Dynamic Time Warping). (5) 20, pp. 2319-2332 . Journal of the Korean Data Analysis Society.
  • Seongtae Kim, Man Sik Park (2018). (Heat-wave data analysis based on the zero-inflated regression models). (6) 20, pp. 2829-2840. Journal of the Korean Data Analysis Society.
  • Kathy Cousins-Cooper, Katrina Nelson, Seongtae Kim, Nicholas Luke (2017). (The effect of the math emporium instructional method on students' performance in college algebra). (1) 5, pp. 1-13. European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education.
  • Kathy Cousins-Cooper, Katrina Nelson, Seongtae Kim, Nicholas Luke (2017). (The Effect of the Math Emporium Instructional Method on Students' Performance in College Algebra). (1) 5, pp. 1-13. European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education.
  • A Kader, M Liss, G Trottier , Seongtae Kim, J Sun, S Zheng, K Chadwick , G Lockwood , J Xu, N Fleshner (2015). (Impact of prostate-specific antigen on a baseline prostate cancer risk assessment including genetic risk). (1) 85, pp. 165-171. Urology.
  • M He, C Wu, J Xu, H Guo, H Yang, X Zhang, J Sun, D Yu, L Zhou, T Peng, Y He, Y Gao, J Yuan, Q Deng, X Dai, A Tan, Y Feng, H Zhang, X Min, X Yang, J Zhu, K Zhai, J Chang, X Qin, W Tan, Y Hu, M Lang, S Tao, Y Li, Y Li, J Feng, D Li, Seongtae Kim, S Zhang, H Zhang, S Zheng, L Gui, Y Wang, S Wei, F Wang, W Fang, Y Liang, Y Zhai, W Chen, X Miao, G Zhou, F Hu, D Lin, Z Mo, T Wu (2014). (A genome wide association study of genetic loci that influence tumour biomarkers cancer antigen 19-9, carcinoembryonic antigen and α fetoprotein and their associations with cancer risk). (1) 63, pp. 143-151. Gut.
  • W Liu, C Xie, C Thomas, Seongtae Kim, J Lindberg, L Egevad, Z Wang, Z Zhang, J Sun, J Sun, P Koty, A Kader, S Cramer, G Bova, S Zheng, H Gronberg, W Isaacs, J Xu (2013). (Genetic markers associated with early cancer-specific mortality following prostatectomy). (13) 119, pp. 2405-2412. Cancer.
  • Z Chen, J Sun, Seongtae Kim, J Groskopf, J Feng, W Isaacs, R Rittmaster, L Condreay, S Zheng, J Xu (2013). (Genome-wide association study identifies genetic determinants of urine PCA3 levels in men). (4) 15, pp. 448-453. Neoplasia.
  • Z Chen, S Tao, Y Gao, J Zhang, Y Hu, L Mo, Seongtae Kim, X Yang, A Tan, H Zhang, X Qin, Y Wu, S Zhang, S Zheng, J Xu, Z Mo, J Sun (2013). (Genome-wide association study of sex hormones, gonadotropins and sex hormone–binding protein in Chinese men). (12) 50, pp. 794-801. Journal of Medical Genetics.
  • Z Ma, Q Hu, Z Chen, S Tao, L Macnamara, Seongtae Kim, L Tian, K Xu, Q Ding, S Zheng, J Sun, G Xia, J Xu (2013). (Systematic evaluation of bladder cancer risk-associated single-nucleotide polymorphisms in a Chinese population). (11) 52, pp. 916-921. Molecular Carcinogenesis.
  • P Newcombe, B Reck, J Sun, G Platek, C Verzilli, A Kader, Seongtae Kim, F Hsu, Z Zhang, S Zheng, V Mooser, L Condreay, C Spraggs, J Whittaker, R Rittmaster, J Xu (2012). (A comparison of Bayesian and Frequentist approaches to incorporating external information for the prediction of prostate cancer risk). (1) 36, pp. 71-83. Genetic Epidemiology.
  • A Tan, J Sun, N Xia, X Qin, Y Hu, S Zhang, S Tao, Y Gao, X Yang, H Zhang, Seongtae Kim, T Peng, X Lin, L Li, L Mo, Z Liang, D Shi, Z Huang, X Huang, M Liu, Q Ding, J Trent, S Zheng, Z Mo, J Xu (2012). (A genome-wide association and gene-environment interaction study for serum triglycerides levels in a healthy Chinese male population). (7) 21, pp. 1658-1664. Human Molecular Genetics.
  • S Tao, Z Wang, J Feng, F Hsu, G Jin, Seongtae Kim, Z Zhang, H Gronberg, L Zheng, W Isaacs, J Xu, J Sun (2012). (A genome-wide search for loci interacting with known prostate cancer risk-associated genetic variants). (3) 33, pp. 598-603. Carcinogenesis.
  • J Feng, Seongtae Kim, W Liu, J Kim, Z Zhang, Y Zhu, M Berens, J Sun, J Xu (2012). (An integrated analysis of germline and somatic, genetic and epigenetic alterations at 9p21.3 in glioblastoma). (1) 118, pp. 232-240. Cancer.
  • Y Lu, J Sun, A Kader, Seongtae Kim, J Kim, W Liu, J Sun, D Lu, J Feng, Y Zhu, T Jin, Z Zhang, L Dimitrov, J Lowey, K Campbell, E Suh, D Duggan, J Carpten, J Trent, H Gronberg, S Zheng, W Isaacs, J Xu (2012). (Association of prostate cancer risk with SNPs in regions containing androgen receptor binding sites captured by ChIP-On-chip analyses). (4) 72, pp. 376-385. Prostate.
  • G Jin, J Sun, Seongtae Kim, J Feng, Z Wang, S Tao, Z Chen, L Purcell, S Smith, W Isaacs, R Rittmaster, S Zheng, L Condreay, J Xu (2012). (Genome-wide association study identifies a new locus JMJD1C at 10q21 that may influence serum androgen levels in men). (23) 21, pp. 5222-5228. Human Molecular Genetics.
  • X Lin, D Lu, Y Gao, S Tao, X Yang, J Feng, A Tan, H Zhang, Y Hu, X Qin, Seongtae Kim, T Peng, L Li, L Mo, S Zhang, J Trent, Z Mo, S Zheng, J Xu, J Sun (2012). (Genome-wide association study identifies novel loci associated with serum level of vitamin B12 in Chinese men). (11) 21, pp. 2610-2617. Human Molecular Genetics.
  • S Tao, J Feng, T Webster, G Jin, F Hsu, S Chen, Seongtae Kim, Z Wang, Z Zhang, S Zheng, W Isaacs, J Xu, J Sun (2012). (Genome-wide two-locus epistasis scans in prostate cancer using two European populations). (7) 131, pp. 1225-1234. Human Genetics.
  • J Kim, Seongtae Kim, A Turner, T Young, S Smith, W Liu, J Lindberg, L Egevad , H Gronberg, W Isaacs, J Xu (2012). (Identification of new differentially methylated genes that have potential functional consequences in prostate cancer). (10) 7, pp. e48455. PLoS One.
  • W Liu, J Lindberg, G Sui, L Egevad, T Li, C Xie, M Wan, Seongtae Kim, Z Wang, A Turner, Z Zhang, J Feng, Y Yan, J Sun, G Bova, C Ewing, G Yan, M Gielzak, S Cramer, R Vessella, S Zheng, H Gronberg, W Isaacs, J Xu (2012). (Identification of novel CHD1-associated collaborative alterations of genomic structure and functional assessment of CHD1 in prostate cancer). (35) 31, pp. 3939-3948. Oncogene.
  • R Na, H Jiang, Seongtae Kim, Y Wu, S Tong, L Zhang, J Xu, Y Sun, Q Ding (2012). (Outcomes and trends of prostate biopsy for prostate cancer in Chinese men from 2003 to 2011). (11) 7, pp. e49914. PLoS One.
  • A Kader, J Sun, B Reck, P Newcombe, Seongtae Kim, F Hsu, R D'Agostino, Jr., S Tao, Z Zhang, A Turner, G Platek, C Spraggs, J Whittaker, B Lane, W Isaacs, D Meyers, E Bleecker, F Torti, J Trent, J McConnell, S Zheng, L Condreay, R Rittmaster, J Xu (2012). (Potential impact of adding genetic markers to clinical parameters in predicting prostate biopsy outcomes in men following an initial negative biopsy: findings from the REDUCE trial). (6) 62, pp. 953-961. European Urology.
  • J Feng, J Sun, Seongtae Kim, Y Lu, Z Wang, Z Zhang, H Gronberg, W Isaacs, S Zheng, J Xu (2011). (A genome-wide survey over the ChIP-on-chip identified androgen receptor-binding genomic regions identifies a novel prostate cancer susceptibility locus at 12q13.13). (11) 20, pp. 2396-2403. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
  • Y Cheng, W Liu, Seongtae Kim, J Sun, L Lu, J Sun, S Zheng, W Isaacs, J Xu, (2011). (Evaluation of PPP2R2A as a prostate cancer susceptibility gene: a comprehensive germline and somatic study). (7) 204, pp. 375-381. Cancer Genetics.
  • G Jin, J Sun, W Liu, Z Zhang, L Chu, Seongtae Kim, J Sun, J Feng, D Duggan, J Carpten, F Wiklund, H Gronberg, W Isaacs, S Zheng, J Xu (2011). (Genome-wide copy-number variation analysis identifies common genetic variants at 20p13 associated with aggressiveness of prostate cancer). (7) 32, pp. 1057-1062. Carcinogenesis.
  • G Jin, J Sun, S Isaacs, K Wiley, Seongtae Kim, L Chu, Z Zhang, H Zhao, S Zheng, W Isaacs, J Xu (2011). (Human polymorphisms at long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) and association with prostate cancer risk). (11) 32, pp. 1655-1659. Carcinogenesis.
  • J Sun, A Kader, F Hsu, Seongtae Kim, Y Zhu, A Turner, T Jin, Z Zhang, J Adolfsson, F Wiklund, S Zheng, W Isaacs, H Gronberg, J Xu (2011). (Inherited genetic markers discovered to date are able to identify a significant number of men at considerably elevated risk for prostate cancer). (4) 71, pp. 421-430. Prostate.
  • S Jeong, Seongtae Kim (2011). (Reviews of science for science librarians: Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS)). (3) 30, pp. 229-243. Science & Technology Libraries.
  • S Zheng, A Hsing, J Sun, L Chu, K Yu, G Li, Z Gao, Seongtae Kim, W Isaacs, M Shen, Y Gao, R Hoover, J Xu (2010). (Association of 17 prostate cancer susceptibility loci with prostate cancer risk in Chinese men). (4) 70, pp. 425-432. Prostate.
  • F Hsu, J Sun, Y Zhu, Seongtae Kim, T Jin, Z Zhang, F Wiklund, A Kader, S Zheng, W Isaacs, H Gronberg, J Xu (2010). (Comparison of two methods for estimating absolute risk of prostate cancer based on single nucleotide polymorphisms and family history). (4) 19, pp. 1083-1088. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
  • J Feng, J Sun, M Wang, Z Zhang, Seongtae Kim, Y Zhu, J Sun, J Xu (2010). (Compilation of a comprehensive gene panel for systematic assessment of genes that govern an individual’s drug responses). (10) 11, pp. 1403-1425. Pharmacogenomics.
  • J Xu, S Zheng, S Isaacs, K Wiley, F Wiklund, J Sun, A Kader, G Li, L Purcell, Seongtae Kim, F Hsu, P Stattin, J Hugosson, J Adolfsson, P Walsh, J Trent, D Duggan, J Carpten, H Gronberg, W Isaacs, (2010). (Inherited genetic variant predisposes to aggressive but not indolent prostate cancer). (5) 107, pp. 2136-2140. Proceedings of the Nationall Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A..
  • Seongtae Kim, Y Cheng, F Hsu, T Jin, A Kader, S Zheng, W Isaacs, J Xu, J Sun (2010). (Prostate cancer risk-associated variants reported from genome-wide association studies: meta-analysis and their contribution to genetic variation). In 1729-1738, (70) 2010, pp. 16. Prostate.
  • F Hsu, J Sun, F Wiklund, S Isaacs, K Wiley, L Purcell, Z Gao, P Stattin, Y Zhu, Seongtae Kim, Z Zhang, W Liu, B Chang, P Walsh, D Duggan, J Carpten, W Isaacs, H Gronberg, J Xu, S Zheng, (2009). (A novel prostate cancer susceptibility locus at 19q13). (7) 69, pp. 2720-2723. Cancer Research.
  • W Liu, J Sun, G Li, Y Zhu, S Zhang, Seongtae Kim, J Sun, F Wiklund, K Wiley, S Isaacs, P Stattin, J Xu, D Duggan, J Carpten, W Isaacs, H Gronberg, S Zheng, B Chang (2009). (Association of a germ-line copy number variation at 2p24.3 and risk for aggressive prostate cancer). (6) 69, pp. 2176-2179. Cancer Research.
  • B Chang, S Cramer, F Wiklund, S Isaacs, V Steves, J Sun, S Smith, K Pruett, L Romero, K Wiley, Seongtae Kim, Y Zhu, Z Zhang, F Hsu, A Turner, J Adolfsson, W Liu, J Kim, D Duggan, J Carpten, S Zheng, C Rodriguez, W Isaacs, H Gronberg, J Xu (2009). (Fine mapping association study and functional analysis implicate a SNP in MSMB at 10q11 as a causal variant for prostate cancer risk). (7) 18, pp. 1368-1375. Human Molecular Genetics.
  • Y Cheng, J Kim, W Liu, T Dunn, J Luo, M Loza, Seongtae Kim, S Zheng, J Xu, W Isaacs, B Chang (2009). (Genetic and epigenetic inactivation of TNFRSF10C in human prostate cancer). (3) 69, pp. 327-335. Prostate.
  • A Kader, J Sun, S Isaacs, K Wiley, G Yan, Seongtae Kim, H Fedor, A DeMarzo, J Epstein, P Walsh, A Partin, B Trock, S Zheng, J Xu, W Isaacs (2009). (Individual and cumulative effect of prostate cancer risk-associated variants on clinicopathologic variables in 5,895 prostate cancer patients). (11) 69, pp. 1195-1205. Prostate.
  • J Xu, A Kibel, J Hu, A Turner, K Pruett, S Zheng, J Sun, S Isaacs, K Wiley, Seongtae Kim, F Hsu, W Wu, F Torti, P Walsh, B Chang, W Isaacs (2009). (Prostate cancer risk associated loci in African Americans). (7) 18, pp. 2145-2149. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
  • J Sun, S Zheng, F Wiklund, S Isaacs, G Li, K Wiley, Seongtae Kim, Y Zhu, Z Zhang, F Hsu, A Turner, P Stattin, W Liu, J Kim, D Duggan, J Carpten, W Isaacs, H Gronberg, J Xu, B Chang (2009). (Sequence variants at 22q13 are associated with prostate cancer risk). (1) 69, pp. 10-15. Cancer Research.
  • S Zheng, V Steves, F Wiklund, S Isaacs, J Sun, S Smith, K Pruett, K Wiley, Seongtae Kim, Y Zhu, Z Zhang, F Hsu, A Turner, J Johansson, W Liu, J Kim, B Chang, D Duggan, J Carpten, C Rodriguez, W Isaacs, H Gronberg, J Xu (2009). (Two independent prostate cancer risk-associated Loci at 11q13). (6) 18, pp. 1815-1820. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
  • J Sun, S Zheng, F Wiklund, S Isaacs, L Purcell, Z Gao, Seongtae Kim, W Liu, F Hsu, Y Zhu, P Stattin, H Adami, K Wiley, L Dimitrov, J Sun, T Li, A Turner, T Adams, J Adolfsson, J Johansson, J Lowey, B Trock, A Partin, P Walsh, J Trent, D Duggan, J Carpten, B Chang, H Gronberg, W Isaacs, J Xu (2008). (Evidence for two independent prostate cancer risk-associated loci in the HNF1B gene at 17q12). (10) 40, pp. 1153-1155. Nature Genetics.