Harrison Hyung Min Kim

Harrison Hyung Min Kim

Professor

315 Transportation Building

Education

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), 1995
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), 1997
  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2001

Biography

Dr. Harrison Kim is an award-winning educator, researcher, and designer in engineering design, analytics, and systems optimization. He is a Professor in the Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering and a Willett Scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and the director of the Enterprise Systems Optimization Laboratory. He is also affiliated with the Computational Science and Engineering Program and the Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois.

Dr. Kim’s research focuses on a variety of areas of complex systems design and large-scale optimization utilizing mathematical programming, simulation, knowledge discovery and analytics. Dr. Kim's current research topics are user-centered sustainable product design; energy systems engineering; product design analytics; multidisciplinary, multilevel optimization; green product portfolio design. Application areas are automotive, consumer electronics, heavy-duty equipment, national security, commercial/military system of systems, and information technology. Research sponsors and collaborators include the National Science Foundation (NSF), Sandia National Labs (SNL), Caterpillar Inc., Deere and Co., and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA).

Dr. Kim has received numerous recognitions including the National Science Foundation's CAREER Award, Dean’s Award in Excellence in Research (formerly Xerox Award; Associate Professors with highest research accomplishments for the last five years), Willett Scholar, Best Paper Award in ASME Design for Manufacturing and Life Cycle Conference, Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in national design competitions (Lincoln Arc Welding Award as a faculty advisor), and news media coverage in the USA Today and the Chicago Tribune.

Harrison Kim earned his Ph.D. degree at the University of Michigan in 2001 in the area of Engineering System Design and Optimization in Mechanical Engineering under the supervision of Prof. Panos Papalambros. He joined the University of Illinois in 2005 after postdoctoral training under Prof. Wei Chen at Northwestern University and has been leading the Enterprise Systems Optimization Lab. Prior to joining Illinois, he held positions in research and consulting -- the US Army Automotive Research Center, Northwestern University, and a Business-IT consulting company.

Academic Positions

  • Professor in the Dept. of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, 2016 - Present
  • Donald Biggar Willett Scholar 2015 - Present, College of Engineering, University of Illinois
  • Professor (0%), Beckman Institute
  • Associate Professor in the Dept. of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, 2012 - 2016
  • Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, 2005 - 2012
  • Faculty Affiliate in Computational Science and Engineering, U of I, 2006 - Present

Professional Registrations

  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2016
  • Executive Committee Member, Design Automation Committee, ASME (2014-2019)
  • Advisory Board Member (elected), Design Society (2015-2021)

Professional Highlights

  • NSF CAREER Award 2010
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2016
  • Donald Biggar Willett Scholar 2015, College of Engineering, University of Illinois
  • Associate Editor for Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design
  • UIUC Dean's Award in Excellence in Research (formerly Xerox Award) 2014
  • J. Franklin Sharp Teaching Award 2013
  • Highly cited paper in design optimization: Target Cascading in Optimal System Design (513 citations as of February 2016)
  • Reviewers' choice award in ICED13 conference (top 10% out of more than 300 papers)
  • Best paper award in 2009 ASME Design for Manufacturing and Life Cycle conference
  • List of Teachers Ranked Excellent (Spring 06, Fall 06, Spring 07, Fall 07, Spring 08, Spring 2012, Spring 2014)
  • Gold, Silver, Bronze Medals in the Lincoln Arc Welding National Design Competition (advisor, 2005, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) based on Senior Capstone Design Course

Research Interests

  • Engineering systems design and optimization
  • Green, sustainable product portfolio design and manufacturing
  • Product design analytics, trend-mining design
  • Renewable, hybrid energy generation system design optimization
  • Decomposition-based design optimization
  • Design for environment, life cycle design and manufacturing
  • Analysis and synthesis for large-scale, complex system design
  • Analytical Target Cascading (ATC)
  • Multi-Scale, Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (MDO)
  • Complex Systems Design and Sustainability

Chapters in Books

  • Kwak, M. and Kim, H. M., "Product Family Design and Recovery for Lifecycle," Advances in Product Family and Product Platform Design, (Edited by Simpson, T., Jiao, R., Siddique, Z. and Holtta-Otto, K.), Springer, 2013.
  • Kumar, D.K.D., Kim, H. M., and Chen, W., "Multi-level Optimization for Enterprise Driven Decision-Based Product Design," Decision Making in Engineering Design (Edited by Lewis, K., Chen, W. and Schmidt, L.), ASME Press, 2005.
  • Kokkolaras, M., Fellini, R., Kim, H. M., and Papalambros, P.Y. "Analytical Target Cascading in Design of Product Families," Product Platform and Product Family Design: Methods and Applications (Edited by Simpson, T.W., Siddique, Z., Jiao, J.), Kluwer Academic Publishing, New York, 2005.

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Quan, N. and Kim, H. M. "A Mixed Integer Linear Programing Formulation for Unrestricted Wind Farm Layout Optimization," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 138, 2016.
  • Ma, J. and Kim, H. M. "Predictive Model Selection for Forecasting Product Returns," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol.138, 2016.
  • Kwak, M. and Kim, H. M. "Modeling Time-Varying Advantages of Remanufacturing: Is a ‘Reman’ Better than a ‘Brand New’?," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 138, 2016.
  • Ma, J. and Kim, H. M. "Highly Customizable Product Family Design with Predictive, Data-Driven Family Design Method," Research in Engineering Design, pp. 1-17, September 2015.
  • Ma, J. and Kim, H. M. "Predictive Usage Mining for Life Cycle Assessment," Transportation Research - Part D, Vol. 38, pp. 125-143, July 2015.
  • Ma, J. and Kim, H. M. "Continuous Preference Trend Mining for Optimal Product Design with Multiple Profit Cycles," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 136, 2014.
  • Ma, J., Kwak, M. and Kim, H. M. "Demand Trend Mining for Predictive Life Cycle Design," Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 68, pp. 189-199, 2014.
  • Kwak, M. and Kim, H. M. "Design for lifecycle profit with a simultaneous consideration of initial manufacturing and end-of-life remanufacturing," Engineering Optimization Journal, Dec. 2013.
  • Lu, S. and Kim, H. M. "Wind Farm Layout Design Optimization Through Multidisciplinary Design Optimization with Complementarity Constraints," Engineering Optimization Journal, Vol. 46, No. 12, pp. 1669-1693, 2014.
  • Kwak, M. and Kim, H. M. "Market Positioning of Remanufactured Products with Optimal Planning for Part Upgrades," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 135, No. 1, 2013.
  • Kannan, A., Shanbhag, U.V. and Kim, H. M., "Addressing supply-side risk in uncertain power markets: stochastic Nash models, scalable algorithms and error analysis," Optimization Methods and Software, May 2012. DOI:10.1080/10556788.2012.676756
  • Kwak, M., Kim, H. M. and Thurston, D. "Formulating Second-Hand Market Value as a Function of Product Specifications, Age, and Condition," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 134, No. 3, 2012.
  • Tucker, C. and Kim, H. M. "Trend Mining for Predictive Product Design," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 133, No. 11, 2011.
  • Kwak, M., Behdad, S., Zhao, Y., Kim, H. M. and Thurston, D. "E-waste Stream Analysis and Design Implications," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 133, No. 10, 2011.
  • Rojas, A. and Kim, H. M. "Incorporating Security Considerations Into Optimal Product Architecture and Component Sharing Decision in Product Family Design," Engineering Optimization Journal, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2012.
  • Kannan, A., Shanbhag, U.V., and Kim, H. M., Strategic Behavior in Power Markets under Uncertainty, Journal of Energy Systems, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2011.
  • Kwak, M. and Kim, H. M. "Assessing Product Family Design from an End-of-Life Perspective," Engineering Optimization Journal, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 233-255, 2011.
  • Rojas, A. and Kim, H. M. "Optimal Component Sharing in a Product Family by Simultaneous Consideration of Minimum Description Length and Impact Metric," Engineering Optimization Journal, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 175-192, 2011.
  • Ramani, K., Ramanujan, D., Bernstein, W., Zhao, F., Sutherland, J., Handwerker, C., Choi, J., Kim, H. and Thurston, D., "Integrated Sustainable Life Cycle Design: A Review," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 132, No. 9, pp. 091004, 2010. (Special issue on sustainability)
  • Lu, S., Schroeder, N., Kim, H. M. and Shanbhag, U. "Hybrid Power/Energy Generation System Design through Multidisciplinary and Multilevel Design Optimization Problems with Complementarity Constraints," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 132, No. 10, pp. 101007, 2010.
  • Zhao, Y., Pandey, V., Kim, H. M. and Thurston, D. "Varying Lifecycle Lengths within a Product Take-Back Portfolio," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 132, No. 9, pp. 091012, 2010. (The conference version won the best paper award in 2009 ASME IDETC/CIE Design for Manufacturing and Life Cycle Conference.)
  • Lu, S. and Kim, H. M. "A regularized Inexact Penalty Decomposition Algorithm for Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Problem with Complementarity Constraints," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 132, No. 4, pp. 041005, 2010.
  • Kim, H. M., Lu, S., Kim, B.-D. and Kim, J.-S., "Parallel, Multistage Model for Enterprise System Planning and Design," IEEE Systems Journal, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 6-14, 2010.
  • Kwak, M. and Kim, H. M. "Evaluating End-of-Life Recovery Profit by a Simultaneous Consideration of Product Design and Recovery Network Design," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 132, No. 7, pp. 071001, 2010.
  • Behdad, S., Kwak, M., Kim, H. M. and Thurston, D. "Simultaneous Selective Disassembly and End-of-Life Decision Making For Multiple Products That Share Disassembly Operations," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 132, No. 4, pp. 041002, 2010.
  • Tucker, C., Kim, H. M., Barker, D., and Zhang, Y., "A ReliefF Attribute Weighting and X-Means Clustering Methodology for Top-Down Product Family Optimization," Engineering Optimization Journal, Vol. 42, No. 7, pp. 593 - 616, 2010.
  • Tucker, C. and Kim, H. M., "Data-Driven Decision Tree Classification for Product Portfolio Design Optimization," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 041004, 14 pages, December 2009.
  • Tucker, C. and Kim, H. M., “Optimal Product Portfolio Formulation by Merging Predictive Data Mining with Multilevel Optimization,” Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 130, pp. 991-1000, 2008.
  • Liu, H., Chen, W., Kokkolaras, M., Papalambros, P.Y., and Kim, H. M. "Probabilistic Analytical Target Cascading - A Moment Matching Formulation for Multilevel Optimization under Uncertainty," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 128, pp. 991-1000, 2006.
  • Kim, H. M., Kumar, D.K.D., Chen, W., and Papalambros, P.Y., "Target Exploration for Disconnected Feasible Regions in Enterprise-Driven Multilevel Product Design," AIAA Journal, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 67-77, 2006.
  • Cooper, A.B., Georgiopoulos, P., Kim, H. M., and Papalambros, P.Y., "Analytical Target Setting: An Enterprise Context in Optimal Product Design," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 128, No. 1, pp. 4-13, 2006.
  • Kim, H. M., Chen, W., and Wiecek, M., “Lagrangian Dual Coordination for Analytical Target Cascading,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 44, No. 10, pp. 2197-2207, 2006.
  • Kim, H. M., Rideout, D.G., Papalambros, P.Y., and Stein, J.L., "Analytical Target Cascading in Automotive Vehicle Design," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 125, pp. 481-489, 2003
  • Kim, H. M., Michelena, N.F., Papalambros, P.Y., and Jiang, T., "Target Cascading in Optimal System Design," Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 125, pp. 474-480, 2003.
  • Kokkolaras, M., Fellini, R., Kim, H. M., Michelena, N.F., and Papalambros, P.Y., "Extension of the Target Cascading Formulation to the Design of Product Families," Journal of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 24, Issue 4, pp. 293-301, 2002.
  • Kim, H. M., Kokkolaras, M., Louca, L., Delagrammatikas, G., Michelena, N.F., Filipi, Z., Papalambros, P.Y., and Assanis, D., "Target Cascading in Vehicle Redesign: A Class VI Truck Study," International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 199-225, 2002.

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • Suryadi, D. and Kim, H. M., “Identifying the Relations between Product Features and Sales Rank from Online Reviews,” ASME IDETC, DETC2016-60481, 2016.
  • Quan, N. and Kim, H. M., “A Tight Upper Bound for Grid-Based Wind Farm Layout Optimization,” ASME IDETC, DETC2016-59712, 2016.
  • Suryadi, D. and Kim, H. M., “Identifying Sentiment-Dependent Product Features from Online Reviews,” Design Computing and Cognition (DCC), 2016.
  • Ma, J. and Kim, H. M., “Predictive Modeling of Product Returns for Remanufacturing,” ASME IDETC, DETC2015-46875, 2015.
  • Quan, N. and Kim, H. M., “A Mixed Integer Linear Programming Formulation for Unrestricted Wind Farm Layout Optimization,” ASME IDETC, DETC2015-46876, 2015.
  • Quan, N. and Kim, H. M., "Task-Based LCA for Environmental Impact Assessment of Multiple Heterogenous Systems, ICED15, Milan, Italy, 2015.
  • Kwak, M. and Kim, H. M., "Assessing Time-Varying Advantages of Remanufacturing: A Model for Products with Physical and Technological Obsolescence," ICED15, Milan, Italy, 2015.
  • Ma, J. and Kim, H. M., “Massive-scale User Preference Clustering for Product Family Architecture Design, International Conference on Human Behavior in Design, Oct. 2014, Ascona, Switzerland.
  • Quan, N. and Kim, H. M., “Iteration Complexity of the Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers for Quasi-Separable Problems in Multidisciplinary Design Optimization,” ASME IDETC, DETC2014-35066, 2014.
  • Ma, J. and Kim, H. M., “Predictive Usage Mining for Sustainability of Complex Systems Design,” ASME IDETC, DETC2014-34755, 2014.
  • Ma, J. and Kim, H. M., “Predictive, Data-Driven Product Family Design,” ASME IDETC, DETC2014-34753, 2014.
  • Ma, J. and Kim, H. M., “Continuous Preference Trend Mining for Optimal Product Design With Multiple Profit Cycles,” ASME IDETC, DETC2013-12163, 2013.
  • Kwak, M. and Kim, H. M., “Green Profit Maximization Through Joint Pricing and Production Planning of New and Remanufactured Products,” ASME IDETC, DETC2013-12162, 2013.
  • Kwak, M. and Kim, H. M., “Design for lifecycle profit with a simultaneous consideration of initial manufacturing and end-of-life remanufacturing,” ICED13, Seoul, Korea, 2013.
  • Kwak, M. and Kim, H.M., "Economic and Environmental Impacts of Product Service Lifetime: A Life-Cycle Perspective," CIRP Product Service Systems 2013, Bochum, Germany, 2013.
  • Kwak, M. and Kim, H.M., "Exploring Opportunities to Improve Life Cycle Environmental Performance of a Complex Product," CIRP Design 2013, Bochum, Germany, 2013.
  • Quan, N. and Kim, H. M., "A Functionally-Aware Product Schematic Clustering Algorithm," ASME IDETC, DETC2012-71506, 2012.
  • Kwak, M., Kim, L., Kim, H. M., Finamore, P., and Hazewinkel, H., "Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Complex Heavy Duty Off-Road Equipment," ASME IDETC, DETC2012-70547, 2012.
  • Kwak, M. and Kim, H. M., "To Extend, or to Shorten: Optimal Lifetime Planning," ASME IDETC, DETC2012-70546, 2012.
  • Ma, J., Kwak, M. and Kim, H. M., "Pre-Life and End-of-Life Combined Profit Optimization With Predictive Product Lifecycle Design," ASME IDETC, DETC2012-70528, 2012.
  • Kwak, M., Kim, L., Sarvana, O., Kim, H. M., Finamore, P., and Hazewinkel, H., "Life Cycle Assessment of Complex Heavy Duty Equipment," ASME ISFA, ISFA2012-7180, 2012.
  • Tucker, C. and Kim, H.M., "Predicting Emerging Product Design Trend by Mining Publicly Available Customer Review Data," International Conference on Engineering Design, 2011.
  • Kwak, M. and Kim, H.M., "Modeling Time-Varying Value of an End-of-Life Product for Design for Recovery," International Conference on Engineering Design, 2011.
  • Lu, S. and Kim, H. M., "A Markovian Reliability Approach for Hybrid Power Generation System Design Optimization," ASME IDETC, DETC2011-48607, 2011.
  • Kwak, M. and Kim, H. M., "Market-Driven Positioning of Remanufactured Product for Design For Remanufacturing With Part Upgrade," ASME IDETC, DETC2011-48432, 2011.
  • Tucker, C., Kim, H. M., "Capturing Emergent Behavior In Systems Of Systems Design Through Data Trend Mining," 2010 AIAA MAO Conference, Sept. 2010, 12 pages.
  • Lu, S., Schroeder, N., Kim, H. M., Ha, C., Repalle, J. and Benanzer, T. "Hybrid Power Generation System Design via Multistage Mathematical Programming With Complementarity Constraints," 2010 AIAA MAO Conference, Sept. 2010, 14 pages.
  • Behdad, S., Kwak, M., Zhao, Y., Kim, H. M. and Thurston, D. "E-waste Stream Analysis and Design Implications," 2010 ASME IDETC/CIE, DETC2010-28758, 17 pages.
  • Rojas, A. and Kim, H. M. "Incorporating Security Considerations Into Optimal Product Architecture And Component Sharing Decision In Product Family Design," 2010 ASME IDETC/CIE, DETC2010-28515, 11 pages.
  • Tucker, C. and Kim, H. M. "Trending Mining For Predictive Product Design," 2010 ASME IDETC/CIE, DETC2010-28364, 13 pages.
  • Lu, S., Schroeder, N. and Kim, H. M. "Hybrid Power/Energy Generation System Design Through Multistage Design Optimization Problem With Complementarity Constraints," 2010 ASME IDETC/CIE, DETC2010-28362, 11 pages.
  • Kwak, M., Kim, H. M., and Thurston, D. "Effect of Product Design on Buyback Price of End-of-Use Consumer Electronics," 2010 ASME IDETC/CIE, DETC2010-28726, 9 pages.
  • Zhao, Y., Pandey, V., Kim, H. M. and Thurston, D. "Varying Lifecycle Lengths within a Portfolio For Product Take-Back," Proceedings of the 2009 ASME IDETC/CIE, DETC2009 - 87625, 13 pages. (The conference version won the best paper award in 2009 ASME IDETC/CIE Design for Manufacturing and Life Cycle Conference.)
  • Tucker, C., Hoyle, C., Kim, H. M., and Chen, W., "A Comparative Study of Data-Intensive Demand Modeling Techniques In Relation To Product Design And Development," Proceedings of the 2009 ASME IDETC/CIE, DETC2009-87049, 13 pages.
  • Behdad, S., Kwak, M., Kim, H. M., and Thurston, D., "Selective Disassembly and Simultaneous End-of-life Decision Making For Multiple Products," Proceedings of the 2009 ASME IDETC/CIE, DETC2009-87405, 10 pages.
  • Lu, S. and Kim, H. M., "A Regularized Inexact Penalty Decomposition Algorithm for Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Problem with Complementarity Constraints," Proceedings of the 2009 ASME IDETC/CIE, DETC2009-87278, 11 pages.
  • Kwak, M. and Kim, H. M., "Sustainable Product Design by a Simultaneous Consideration of Pre-life and End-of-life of Products," Proceedings of the 2009 ASME IDETC/CIE, DETC2009-86811, 13 pages.
  • Lu, S. Kim, H. M., Norato, J. and Ha, C. "Analytical Target Cascading for Multi-Mode Design Optimization: An Engine Case Study," Proceedings of the 2008 AIAA Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Specialist Conference, 2008, 11 pages.
  • Tucker, C. and Kim, H. M., "Product Architecture Design and Reconfiguration using Expectation Maximization and Decision Tree Classification," Proceedings of the 2008 AIAA Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Specialist Conference, 2008, 18 pages.
  • Lu, S. Shanbhag, U., Kim, H. M. "Multidisciplinary and Multilevel Design Optimization Problems with Equilibrium Constraints," Proceedings of the 12th AIAA/MAO Conference, Victoria, BC, Canada, September, 2008, 14 pages.
  • Tucker, C., Barker, D., Kim, H. M., Zhang, Y. "Data-Mining Driven Reconfigurable Product Family Design Framework for Aerodynamic Particle Separators," Proceedings of the 12th AIAA/MAO Conference, Victoria, BC, Canada, September, 2008, 13 pages.
  • Tucker, C. and Kim, H. M., "Product Family Concept Generation and Validation through Predictive Decision Tree Data Mining and Multi-level Optimization," Proceedings of the 2007 ASME Design Automation Conference, 2007, 17 pages.
  • Kim, H. M., "System of Systems Engineering Model by Multistage Analytical Target Cascading," Proceedings of the INCOSE, 2007, 15 pages.
  • Kim, H. M. and Hidalgo, I. J., "Pseudo-Hierarchical Multistage Model For System Of Systems Design And Operations," Proceedings of the 2007 ASME Design Automation Conference, 2007, 15 pages.
  • Kim, H. M. and Hidalgo, I. J., "System of Systems Optimization Approach to System Design for Operations," Proceedings of the IERC, 2007, 6 pages.
  • Liao, K., Kim, H. M., and Ha, C., "Multilevel Optimization and Collaborative Reliability Analysis of Multi-disciplinary Structure and Control System," Proceedings of the 11th AIAA/MAO Conference, Portsmouth, VA, USA, September, 2006, 9 pages.
  • Kim, H. M. and Hidalgo, I. J., "System of Systems Optimization by Pseudo-Hierarchical Multistage Model," Proceedings of the 11th AIAA/MAO Conference, Portsmouth, VA, USA, September, 2006, 14 pages.
  • Kumar, D., Chen, W., and Kim, H. M., "Multilevel Optimization for Enterprise Driven Decision-Based Product Design," Proceedings of the 11th AIAA/MAO Conference, Portsmouth, VA, September 6-8, 2006.
  • Tucker, C. and Kim, H. M., "Optimal Product Portfolio Formulation: Merging Predictive Data Mining with Analytical Target Cascading," Proceedings of the 11th AIAA/MAO Conference, Portsmouth, VA, USA, September, 2006, 14 pages. (Finalist for the student best paper competition.)
  • Hidalgo, I. J. and Kim, H. M., "Two-stage System of Systems Model for System Design with Resource Allocation," Proceedings of the 2006 ASME Design Automation Conference, Philadelphia, PA, September, 2006, 12 pages.
  • Liu, H., Chen, W., Kokkolaras, M., Papalambros, P.Y., Kim, H. M., "Probabilistic Analytical Target Cascading - A Moment Matching Formulation for Multilevel Optimization under Uncertainty," Proceedings of ASME IDETC/CIE, DETC 2005-84928, Long Beach, CA, Sept. 2005.
  • Kim, H. M., Kumar, D.K.D., Chen, W., and Papalambros, P.Y., "Target Feasibility Achievement in Enterprise-Driven Hierarchical Multidisciplinary Design," Proceedings of the 10th AIAA/MAO Conference, Albany, New York, USA, Aug. 30 - Sept. 2, 2004, 9 pages.
  • Cooper, A.B., Georgiopoulos, P., Kim, H. M., and Papalambros, P.Y., "Analytical Target Setting: An Enterprise Context in Optimal Product Design," Proceedings of the 2003 ASME Design Automation Conference, DAC-48734, Chicago, Illinois, USA, September 2-6, 2003, 12 pages.
  • Kim, H. M., Rideout, D.G., Papalambros, P.Y., and Stein, J.L., "Analytical Target Cascading in Automotive Vehicle Design," Proceedings of the 2001 ASME Design Automation Conference, DAC-21079, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, September 9-12, 2001, 10 pages.
  • Kim, H. M., Michelena, N.F., Papalambros, P.Y., and Jiang, T., "Target Cascading in Optimal System Design," Proceedings of the 2000 ASME Design Automation Conference, DAC-14265, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, September 10-13, 2000.
  • Michelena, N.F., Kim, H. M., and Papalambros, P., "A System Partitioning and Optimization Approach to Target Cascading," Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Engineering Design, Munich, Germany, August 24-26, 1999.

Patents

  • Kim, H.M., Tucker, C., Sakshuwong, S., "Method to Capture, Store Online Preference Data and Predict Future Trends," University of Illinois Invention Disclosure, TF10143, 2010.

Journal Editorships

  • Member of the Editorial Advisory Board, Engineering Optimization Journal, (2013 - )
  • Associate Editor, asmejmd.org (2013-2016)
  • Associate Editor, Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design (2013-2016)

Teaching Honors

  • List of Teachers Ranked Excellent (Spring 14)
  • Lincoln Arc Welding Award (National Design Competition): Bronze Medal (faculty advisor of student group 2013)
  • J. Franklin Sharp Teaching Award 2013
  • List of Teachers Ranked Excellent (Spring 12)
  • Lincoln Arc Welding Award (National Design Competition): Gold Medal (faculty advisor of student group 2011)
  • Engineering Council Award for Excellence in Advising 2011
  • Lincoln Arc Welding Award (National Design Competition): Gold Medal (faculty advisor of student group 2010)
  • List of Teachers Ranked Excellent (Spring 08)
  • List of Teachers Ranked Excellent (Fall 07)
  • List of Teachers Ranked Excellent (Spring 07)
  • List of Teachers Ranked Excellent (Fall 06)
  • List of Teachers Ranked Excellent (Spring 06)
  • Lincoln Arc Welding Award (National Design Competition): Silver Medal (faculty advisor of student group 2005)

Research Honors

  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2016
  • Donald Biggar Willett Faculty Scholar 2015, College of Engineering, University of Illinois
  • John Deere Supplier Innovator Award 2015, Design for Environment
  • Dean's Award in Excellence in Research 2014 (formerly Xerox Award; Associate Professors with highest research accomplishments for the last five years)
  • Reviewers’ Choice Award, International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED 2013) – Top 10% among 345 papers accepted.
  • NSF CAREER Award 2010
  • Finalist for the best paper award in the triennial Conference on Stochastic Programming, 2010 (as a faculty advisor)
  • NSF research outcome was selected by the program director as "NSF research highlights" 2010
  • USA Today noted Kim's research story as USA Today Recounts Top Scientific Stories Of 2009
  • Chicago Tribune highlighted Kim's research on Dec. 28, 2009 in a story: Illinois assistant professor: Consider cell phones' fate when designing them
  • Best paper award in 2009 ASME Design for Manufacturing and Life Cycle conference
  • NSF Engineering Design Workshop Series invitation, U of Michigan, Nov 2008, Northwestern U., Apr 2009, Stanford U., Sept. 2009, Northwestern U., Apr 2010
  • AIAA Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (MDO) Technical Committee (TC) Member since 2009: One of 40 members in MDO TC, which steers and disseminates intellectual contents related to MDO.
  • Finalist for the best student paper competition in the 11th AIAA/ISSMO MAO Conference, Sept., 2006 (as a faculty advisor, co-author)

Public Service Honors

  • Associate Editor, Transactions of ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design (2013-2016)
  • Associate Editor, asmejmd.org (2013-2016)
  • Member of the Editorial Advisory Board, Engineering Optimization Journal, (2013 - )
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the 12th International Design Conference Design 2012.
  • Organizer of Design Frontiers Symposium: Crossing Boundaries, Creating Disciplines, May 2011, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Co-organizer of 2010 NSF Workshop: Design Methods for Sustainability, August, 2010, Montreal, Canada. The workshop, fully funded by NSF, brought together leaders in sustainability research and practice from academia, industry and government.
  • Session Chair for 2010 AIAA MAO conference
  • Session Chair for 2008 AIAA MAO conference
  • Session Chair for 2008 SDM conference
  • Review Coordinator, Session Organizer, Session Chair for 2004 -- 2015 ASME IDETC/CIE conferences

Courses Taught

  • GE 310 - General Engineering Design
  • IE 431 - Design for Six Sigma
  • IE 431 - Quality Engineering
  • IE 513 - Optimal System Design
  • SE 310 - General Engineering Design

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