Last update: June 26, 2016


Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
College of Computing and Software Engineering
Kennesaw State University (Marietta Campus)
1100 South Marietta Pkwy, Marietta, GA 30060, USA

Office: J312 (Atrium Building)
Phone: (470) 578-7638
E-mail: [a-t]

Director, Security, Privacy, and Advanced Computing Lab at KSU (SPACL-KSU)
Senior Member of IEEE
Associate Editor of Discrete Mathematics, Algorithms and Applications (DMAA)
Associate Editor of Mathematical Foundations of Computing (MFC)
Lead Guest Editor of IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering (TNSE) special Issue on Scalability and Privacy in Social Networks [CFP]

Dr. Kim is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, College of Computing and Software Engineering, Kennesaw State University (KSU), Marietta, GA, USA since July 2016. Before joining KSU, Dr. Kim was an assistant professor (Early Tenure & Promotion Approved) in the Department of Mathematics and Physics at North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, USA from August 2010 to June 2016. He received Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, USA in May 2010. He received M.S. degree in computer science and engineering from Hanyang University, South Korea in Feb. 2005 under the supervision of Dr. Heekuck Oh and B.S. degree in electronic and computer engineering from Hanyang University, Ansan, South Korea in Feb. 2003. His research interests include (a) Mobile Computing, Robotics, and Cyber Physical Systems, (b) Data Science Security/Privacy, (c) Edge Computing, Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud, (d) Big Data and Social Computing, (e) Wireless and Sensor Networking, and (f) Algorithm Design and Analysis. His research activities are/were supported by US National Science Foundation (NSF), US The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), National Security Research Institute (NSRI) of South Korea, and The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) at Kennesaw State University (KSU).

Important Announcements
  • I have an opening for a post-doc position in the area of Data Science Security (+malware detection, system security, and applied crytography) starting from Fall 2018.
  • I have an opening for a graduate student position (M.S. in Computer Science / Ph.D. in Data Science) in the area of Data Science Security starting from Fall 2018. GPA 3.0 or higher is required.