Hyung Nam Kim

TitleAssistant Professor

DepartmentIndustrial and Systems Engineering




OfficeMcNair Hall
Room: 423

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Hyung Nam Kim


Other: Health Information Technology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2014

Ph D: Human Factors/Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2010

MS: Human Factors/Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2005

BS: Textile Engineering, Kyung Hee University, 2001

Research Interests

Human Factors, Human-Computer Interaction, Health IT and Safety (Assistive Technology; Older Adults with Visual Impairments; Gait; Fall; NICU Fathers and Mothers; mHealth; Social Media; Education)

Recent Publications

Kim, Hyung  (2018).  Social support provision: Perspective of fathers with preterm infants.  (39,  pp. 44-48).  Journal of Pediatric Nursing: Nursing Care of Children and Families.

Kim, Hyung  (2017).  Understanding of How Older Adults with Low Vision Obtain, Process, and Understand Health Information and Services.   Informatics for Health and Social Care.

Garfiled, C  Lee, Y  Kim, Hyung  Rutsohn, J  Yasmin, K  Mustanski, B  Mohr, D  (2016).  Supporting Parents of Premature Infants Transitioning from the NICU to Home: A Pilot Randomized Control Trial of a Smartphone Application.   Internet Interventions.

Kim, Hyung  Wyatt, T  Li, X  Garylord, M  (2016).  Use of Social Media by Fathers of Premature Infants.  (4,  30,  pp. 359-366).  Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing.

Kim, Hyung  Garfield, Craig  Lee, Young  (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.

Kim, Hyung  Smith-Jackson, Tonya  Kleiner, Brian  (2014).  Accessible haptic user interface design approach for users with visual impairment.  (4,  13,  pp. 415-437).  Universal Access in the Information Society.

Kim, Hyung  Smith-Jackson, Tonya  Terpenny, Janis  (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.

Garfield, Craig  Lee, Young  Kim, Hyung  (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.

Kim, Hyung  Smith-Jackson, Tonya  Nam, Chang  (2013).  Elicitation of haptic user interface needs of people with low vision.  (7,  29,  pp. 488-500).  International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.