Dr. Kim, E.Y.

Dr. Euiyoung Kim is Assistant Professor of Design for Dynamic Stability in the Design, Organisation, and Strategy (DOS) department and Chief Research of People in Transit (PiT) / Mobility at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. Dr. Kim’s research and teaching interest involve a variety of areas of mobility, human-centric research, design thinking, new product design & development, design-driven innovation, IoT, cybersecurity, and design education.

Academic Background

Euiyoung was previously a lecturer & postdoc at Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation at the University of California, 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 topic of future mobility, design process and methods, cybersecurity, and next digital. He received a PhD degree at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, focusing on Design Theory & Methods and New Product Development in the summer of 2016. He was granted a MS degree in Engineering Design Innovation at Northwestern University in 2011. Prior to moving to the United States, he worked in a strategic marketing team at Samsung Electronics.

Education

  • 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

Experience

  • 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

Awards/Achievements

  • Finalist (selected as Top 3) of the Best Article Award, California Management Review, 2020
  • ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) Design Theory and Methods (DTM) Best Paper Award, 2020
  • ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) Design Theory and Methods (DTM) Best Paper Award, 2016
  • ICED (International Conference on Engineering Design) Reviewers' favorite Award, 2015
  • Fellow of SIPFF (Summer Institute for Preparing Future Faculty) at UC Berkeley, 2015
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, UC Berkeley, 2014
  • ICED (International Conference on Engineering Design) Reviewers' favorite Award, 2013

Involved in (research) projects: