Last update: 10/05/2017


Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
College of Computing and Software Engineering
Kennesaw State University, Marietta Campus
1100 South Marietta Pkwy SE, Marietta, GA 30060
(Mailing Address: 680 Arnston Drive, Marietta, GA 30060, USA)

Office: Atrium Building (J) 312
Phone: (470) 578-7638
E-mail: [a-t]

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.

Dr. Kim is a Senior Member of IEEE and an Associate Editor of IEEE Access, COSN, DMAA, and MFC. He will serve/has served as a TPC co-Chair of COCOON 2019, COCOA 2018, CSoNet 2017, COCOA 2015. 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 (NSR) of South Korea, Ministry of Education of South Korea, Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning of South Korea, and The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) at Kennesaw State University (KSU). (Total external fund secured since joining KSU in July 2016: $134,926.49)

Important Announcements
  • Opening for a post-doc position in the area of Data Science Security (+malware detection, system security, and applied crytography) starting from Fall 2018.
  • 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 to be eligible for a financial support.