EDUCATION
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering (Computer Science minor),
Stanford University, 1990
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1985
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, 1983
EXPERIENCES
2005 - Present
Director, Creative Design Institute, Sungkyunkwan University
2004 - Present
Director, Creative Design & Intelligent Tutoring Systems Research Center, Sungkyunkwan University
2003 - Present
Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University
2000 - 2003
Associate Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering,
Sungkyunkwan University
1997 - 2000
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering,
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1990 - 1997
Assistant Professor, Department of General Engineering,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1989-1990:
Software Engineer & Consultant, Information Systems Division,
Fujitsu America, Inc.
RESEARCH INTERESTS
Research goals:
(1)  to investigate the fundamental processes in creative design and learning, and
(2)  to provide computer-based aid to design learning including visual and geometric reasoning, and integrated product development processes
Research topics:
Design Theory and Methodology, Design Creativity
Feature-Based Design and Manufacturing
Visual and Geometric Reasoning
Intelligent Tutoring Systems
CONTACT: yskim@skku.edu