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Kim, Jin Ryong

Dr. Jin Ryong Kim

Assistant Professor


  • PhD., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, 2014
  • M.S., Computer Science, Purdue University, 2010
  • M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Hanyang University, 2004
  • B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Hanyang University, 2001

Research Interests:

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Touch and Haptics Interactive System
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality

Major Honors and Awards:

  • Young Researcher Award, Korea Haptics Community, Korea, 2019
  • ETRI Researcher of the Year, Daejeon, Korea, 2006

Representative Publications:

  • T. Yang, H. Son, I. Hwang, G. Jo, S. Choi, S. Kim, and J. R. Kim, “Magnetorheological Fluid Haptic Shoes for Walking in VR,” IEEE Transactions on Haptics (TOH) 2020.
  • H. Gil, Y. Shin, H. Son, I. Hwang, I. Oakley, and J. R. Kim, “Characterizing In-Air Eyes-Free Typing Movement in VR,” Proc. Of ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST 2020), 2020.
  • H. Son, I. Hwang, T. Yang, S. Choi, S. Kim, and J. R. Kim, “RealWalk: Haptic Shoes Using Actuated MR Fluid for Walking in VR,” Proc. Of IEEE World Haptics Conference 2019 (WHC 2019), 2019.
  • R.H. Osgouei, J. R. Kim, and S. Choi, “Data-driven Texture Modeling and Rendering on Electrovibration Display,” IEEE Transactions on Haptics (TOH) 2019.
  • H. Gil, H. Son, J. R. Kim, and I. Oakley, “Whiskers: Exploring the Use of Ultrasonic Haptic Cues on the Face,” Proc. Of ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing systems 2018 (CHI 2018), 2018.
  • H. Son, S. Shin, S. Choi, S. Kim, and J. R. Kim, “Interacting Automultiscopic 3D with Haptic Paint Brush in Immersive Room,” IEEE Access, Vol. 7, Issue 1, 2018.
  • J. R. Kim and S. Shin, “Touch3D: Touchscreen Interaction on Multiscopic 3D with Electrovibration Haptics,” ACM SIGGRAPH 2017 Posters, 2017.

Notable Service:

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (IEEE RA-L, area Human-Centered Robotics and Automation), 2018-present
  • Guest Editor, IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 2019-2020
  • Guest Editor, MDPI Sensors (Special Issue on New Technologies and Applications for Smart Interactive CPS Systems), 2019-2020
  • Associate Chair, ACM CHI 2019 (Engineering Interactive Systems and Technologies Subcommittee), 2018-2019
  • Student Competition Co-Chair, IEEE World Haptics Conference, 2019
  • Workshop Co-Organizer, ACM CHI 2019 Workshop on Mid-Air Haptics Interfaces for Interactive Digital Signage and Kiosks, 2019
  • Student Competition Co-Chair, AsiaHaptics 2018, 2018
  • Workshop Co-Organizer, ACM CHI 2018 Workshop on Mid-Air Haptics for Control Interfaces, 2018

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