Hyung Nam Kim

TitleAssistant Professor

DepartmentIndustrial and Systems Engineering



OfficeMcNair Hall
Room: 423

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Hyung Nam Kim


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

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

MS: 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 (Mental Health; Assistive Technology; Older Adults with Visual Impairments; Gait; Fall; NICU Fathers and Mothers; mHealth; Social Media; Education; Computer Programming) https://hnkim25.wixsite.com/hnkim

Recent Publications

Kim,  Hyung  ( 2019).  A Conceptual Framework for Interdisciplinary Education in Engineering and Nursing Health Informatics.  ( 74,  pp. 91-93).   Nurse Education Today.

Kim,  Hyung  Lockhart,  T.,  ( 2019).  Fall Risk in Older Adults Transitioning Between Different Flooring Materials.  ( 1,  24,  pp. 8).   Sci.

Kim,  Hyung  ( 2019).  Mobile Health Technology Accessible to People with Visual Impairments.  ( 7,  pp. 22-34).   Journal of Technology & Persons with Disabilities.

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.

Brown,  J.,  Kim,  Hyung  ( 2018).  Usability of Alzheimer's mHealth Applications.  ( 1,  11,  pp. 31-42).   Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity: Research, Education, and Policy.

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.  ( 2,  4,  pp. 131-137).   Internet Interventions.

Kim,  Hyung  Garfield,  C.,  Lee,  Y.,  ( 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,  B.,  ( 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,  J.,  ( 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,  C.,  Lee,  Y.,  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,  C.,  ( 2013).  Elicitation of haptic user interface needs of people with low vision.  ( 7,  29,  pp. 488-500).   International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.

Kim,  Hyung  ( 2012).  Model of blogging structure for intercultural communication environments in higher education.  ( 6,  20,  pp. 533-546).   Interactive Learning Environments.

Kim,  Hyung  Smith-Jackson,  Tonya  Bohn,  J.,  ( 2011).  Younger and older adults with low vision have similar haptic capabilities and needs in 3D virtual navigation.  ( 2,  10,  pp. 72-89).   Gerontechnology.

Smith-Jackson,  Tonya  Artis,  S.,  Hung,  Y.,  Kim,  Hyung  Hughes,  C.,  Kleiner,  B.,  Nolden,  A.,  ( 2010).  Safety critical incidents and small construction contractors: A prospective study.  ( Suppl 1-M5,  3,  pp. 39-47).   The Open Occupational Health and Safety Journal.

Kim,  Hyung  ( 2008).  The phenomenon of blogs and theoretical model of blog use in educational contexts.  ( 3,  51,  pp. 1342-1352).   Computers & Education.