Dr. Kim, E.Y.


Dr. Euiyoung Kim is currently an Assistant Professor in the Product Innovation Management department, Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at TU Delft. Euiyoung was previously a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer in the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation at the University of California, Berkeley, US. At UC Berkeley, he was the research director in the Berkeley Research for Autonomous Vehicle Opportunities (BRAVO), and a co-principal investigator on several research projects on the topics of future mobility, cybersecurity, and next digital. 

He received PhD degree in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley focusing on Design, Summer 2016 under the supervision of Prof. Alice M. Agogino. He also holds MS degree in Engineering Design Innovation at Northwestern University in 2011. Prior to moving to the United States, he worked in the strategic marketing team, Samsung Electronics.

Dr. Kim’s research and teaching interest involve a variety of areas of mobility, human-centric research, design thinking, product design and development, design-driven innovation, IoT, cybersecurity, and engineering design education.

Euiyoung has received several research and teaching awards, including the ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) 2016 Best Paper Award, the ICED (International Conference on Engineering Design) 2013 & 2015 Reviewers' favorite Awards, the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award 2014, UC Berkeley. He is a Fellow of 2015 SIPFF (Summer Institute for Preparing Future Faculty) at UC Berkeley, an Autodesk Faculty Fellow, a member of ASME, IEEE, IDSA, and Design Society. 

His previous industry collaborators/sponsors include The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, Renault Innovation Lab (Silicon Valley), The Center for Long-term Cybersecurity (CLTC) UC Berkeley, Samsung Research America, Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, and Samsung DMC UX & C-Lab. 


  • 2011-2016
    Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (Design Concentration), University of California, Berkeley, US
  • 2010-2011
    M.S. in Engineering Design Innovation, Northwestern University, US
  • 1999-2006
    B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea


  • 2019 - Present
    Assistant Professor, Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology, NL
  • 2016 - 2019
    Post-doctoral Design Fellow & Lecturer, Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, University of California, Berkeley, US
    Post-doctoral Researcher & Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, US
  • 2011 - 2016
    Graduate Student Researcher (GSR), University of California, Berkeley, US
    Graduate Student Instructor (GSI), University of California, Berkeley, US
  • 2014 - 2015
    Ph.D. Researcher, Samsung Research America, US
  • 2006 - 2012
    Assistant Manager, Strategic Marketing Team, Samsung Electronics, South Korea

Lectures and/or coaches students on:

  • SPD Research
  • Smart Mobility
  • Designing an Airport