Sumin Kim

Chair / Professor / Department of Architecture and Architectural Engineering

TEL

OFFICE

E-MAIL

+82-2-2123-2782

A513,Engineering Hall 1

kimsumin@yonsei.ac.kr

Research Experience

2018-present

Yonsei University  / Chair /  Full Professor / Building Environment and Materials Lab

2008-2018

Soongsil University  /  School of Architecture, Assoc. Full Professor 

2007-2008
Michigan State University / Composite Materials and Structure Center / Post-doc 
Short Bio

Dr. Sumin Kim is Full Professor in Department of Architecture and Architectural Engineering, College of Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. He was with the Department of Architecture, University of Kansas, KS, USA as a Visiting Professor in 2014 and 2018. He was a Full Professor at School of Architecture, Soongsil University, Seoul, Korea from Mar 2008 to Jul 2018. Before joining Soongsil, he was with Composite Material and Structure Center at Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow under the supervision of Prof. L.T. Drzal. He received the Ph.D. degree in Environmental Materials Sience from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea in 2007 under the supervision of Prof. H-J. Kim, where he was a member of the Adhesion and Bio-composites Lab.

    

Prof. Kim’s research group (Building Environment and Materials Lab) focus on Building environment performance, Eco-friendly materials, PCM (Phase change materials), Energy saving materials for buildings and Energy saving technologies in buildings. He has served/serves as an Editor-in-Chief for KSLES (the Society of Living Environment System of Korea), Editorial board for AIK (Architectural Institute of Korea), SAREK (the Society of Air-Conditioning and Refrigerating Engineers of Korea), Director for KOSIE (Korean Society for Indoor Environment), KSES (the Korean Solar Energy Society), KIAEBS (Korean Institute of Architectural Sustainable Environment and Building Systems), the Society of Adhesion & Interface of Korea, KSWST (the Korean Wood Science and Technology), and KACA (Korea Air Cleaning Association). He has been a special issue guest editor of Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, Advances in Materials Science and Engineering and Energies.


He was the recipient/co-recipient of “the Award of Excellence in Leadership of 100 Leading Core Technologies for Korea 2025“ from NAEK (the National Academy of Engineering of Korea) (2017), ”the Best Paper Award“ from KSES (2016), ”the Best Paper Award” from AIK (2016), “50 Excellence Achievement of Basic Research” from MSIT (Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning) (2014), “Sang Hong Choi Young Researcher Award” (2013) from SAREK (The Society of Air-Conditioning and Refrigerating Engineers of Korea), and “Young Scientist Award (The Korean National President’s Award)” from KAST (The Korean Academy of Science and Technology) (2011). Prof. Kim has published over 200 research papers(SCI and domestic) with his graduate students and colleagues.


Scholarly and Professional Honors
YEARNAME OF THE AWARDS
20232023 '이원상'  Award of Spring conference in Architectural Institute of Korea
20222022 Yonsei University Outstanding Achievement Professor Award, Grand Prize in Research
2021' 도전 한국' Competition Minister of Public Administration and Security Award
2017
Award of Excellence in Leadership of 100 Leading Core Technologies for Korea 2025 from the National Academy of Engineering of Korea
2016
Best paper award of Fall conference in Architectural Institute of Korea
2016
Graduation thesis award of Architectural Institute of Korea
2016
2015 Best Soongsil Fellow Professor Award in Soongsil University
2015Best paper award of Fall conference in Korean Institute of Architectural Sustainable Environment and Building system
2015Best paper award of Conference in Korean Society for Indoor Environment
2015Graduation thesis award of Architectural Institute of Korea
2014Award of the 7th Design Competition for Sustainable Design in Architecture
2014
The selection of Basic research excellence in the Ministry of Science and ICT
2013
최상홍 신진교수 award of the Society of Air-conditioning and Refrigerating Engineers of Korea
2013
조재명 award of the Korean Wood Science and Technology
2012
2012 Best Soongsil Fellow Professor Award in Soongsil University
2011
President award of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology
2011
Academic award of Engineering in Soongsil University



Professional Experiences
Academic association
2022-present
Yonsei University /Distinguished Professor
2021-present
Environmental Pollution /Lead guest editor
2021-present
Sustainable Cities and Society / Editorial board member
2020
Journal of Hazardous Materials / Guest editor
2020-present
Korean Society of Environment and Ecology /Division president
2016-present
The Korean Woodism-city Project Research Council (KWPRC) / Vice president
2015-present
Korean Green Building Council (KGBC) / General affairs director
2014-present
Architectural Institute of Korea (AIK) / Editorial board member
2013-present
Korean Society for Indoor Environment (KOSIE) / Academic department president
2012-present
The Korean Solar Energy Society / Director
2011-present
The Society of Living Environment System, Korea (KSLES) / Editor-in-chief
2011-present
The Society of Air-Conditioning and Refrigerating Engineers of Korea (SAREK) / Editorial board member
2011-present
The Design Competition for Sustainable Design in Architecture / Advisory committee
2009-present
Korean Institute of Architectural Sustainable Environment and Building Systems (KIAEBS) / Director
2009-present
Korea Air Cleaning Association / Appraisal board
2008-present
The Korean Wood Science and Technology / Director
2016-2017
International Journal of Polymer Science / Lead Guest editor
2016-2017
Advances in Materials Science and Engineering / Lead Guest editor
2018-present
Energies / Guest editor
2016-present
The conference on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Energy Conservation in Buildings (IAQVEC 2016) / Organizing committee
2011-2018
Korea Furniture Society (KOFUSO) / Editor-in-chief


Administration / Government
2022-present
Indoor Air Quality Division, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / Advisory committee
2022-present
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Green Remodeling Regional Base Platform / Technical

advisory committee

2021-present
Cultural Heritage Administration Cultural Heritage Repair Technical Committee / Research Fellow
2021-present
Korea Water Resources Corporation / Public architect
2021
National Institute of Environmental Research Environmental Standards Council / Research Fellow
2019-present
Gyeonggi-do Office of Education / Evaluation committee
2019-present
Public Procurement Service Technical Advisor / Discussion committee
2019-2021
Ministry of Justice Legal Facility Technical Advisory Committee / Advisory committee
2019-2020
Ministry of National Defense Special Design Review Subcommittee / Member
2018-present
Environmental Research and Development Division in Ministry of Environment, Korea / Member
2017-present
National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) / Evaluation committee
2017-present
Nanam Urban Innovation Corporation, Korea (HUIC) / Technical advisory committee
2017-present
Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS) / Technical advisory committee
2017-present
Incheon Metropolitan City Development Corporation (IMCD) / Technical advisory committee
2017-2017
Construction of Chungju Children Youth Library, Korea / Advisory committee
2017-2018
Gyeonggi Urban Innovation Corporation, Korea / Technical advisory committee
2014-2017
Yeongdeungpo Office, Korea / Appraisal board
2013-2015
Dongjak-gu Office, Korea / Appraisal board
2013-2013
Brain Korea 21 plus in National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) / Evaluation committee
2011-2013
Korea Land & Housing Corporation / Appraisal board
2011-2013
National Green Tech Award in Ministry of Environment, Korea / Evaluation committee

Building Environment and Materials Lab


TEL   +82-2-2123-2782

EMAIL   kimsumin@yonsei.ac.kr

ADDRESS   Building Environment and Materials Lab, Engineering Hall A576, Yonsei University 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03722, South Korea