Curriculum Vitae


May 2012 ~ Present:  Graphics Software Engineer
                                    Visual and Parallel Computing Group, Intel Corporation, CA, USA
Aug. 2006 ~ April 2012: Graduate Research Assistant
                                    Purdue University Rendering & Perceptualization Laboratory

                                   School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, IN, USA

Aug. 2010 ~ Nov. 2010: Research and Development Graduate Fulltime Internship

                               Internet Graphics Group, Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China
                               Mentor: Dr. Shixia Liu

Sept. 2000 ~ Aug. 2006: Research Engineer

                                Computer Graphics Research Team, Digital Contents Research Division,
                                Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Daejeon, KOREA



Aug. 2006 ~
May. 2012
  Ÿ Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
 - Ph.D. in Electrical Computer Engineering (Major Area: Computer Engineering)
  - Thesis: Context-adaptive Illustrative Visualization and Analytics Techniques
  - Advisor: Dr. David S. Ebert
Mar. 1998 ~
Ÿ Chung-Ang University, Seoul, KOREA (South)
  - M.S. in Computer Science & Engineering (Major Area: Computer Graphics)
  - Thesis: A Study on Radiosity Acceleration Technique based on Hemicube Algorithm
  - Advisor: Dr. KyungHyun Yoon
  Mar. 1994 ~
Ÿ Chung-Ang University, Seoul, KOREA (South)
  - B.S. in Computer Science & Engineering
  - Thesis: A Survey on Online Character Recognition
  Graduate Fulltime Internship: Microsoft Research Asia (Aug. ~ Nov. 2010)
Aug. ~ Nov. 2010
  Ÿ Temporal visualization of a large scale of text data
     - Research and development of a temporal visualization technique for a large amount of textual data
    - Overview using stacked graph and temporal event view based on event Importance


Graduate Research: Ph.D. (Aug. 2006 ~ April 2012)
Nov. 2011 ~
April 2012

  Ÿ TRIP: Travel Response Investigative Profiler
    - Development of an individual's movement data visualization and visual analytics system based on geocoding and map visualization techniques to provide various spatiotemporal cues on a single map


Feb. 2010 ~
Feb. 2012


Ÿ Bristle Map: A Multivariate Abstraction Technique for Geovisualization
    - Research and development of an interactive visual encoding paradigm for multi-dimensional data while focusing on overcoming issues in over-plotting and clutter

Jan. 2010 ~
Mar. 2011

Ÿ Indoor Routing Visualization for Multi-floor Buildings on Mobile Devices
  - Research and development of interactive 2D/3D visualization methods for indoor routing in a multi-floor building on mobile devices (iPhone/iPad)


Nov. 2008 ~
Aug. 2010

Ÿ Technology Assisted Dietary Assessment
  - Development of image based dietary assessment applications on mobile devices (iPhone, HTC phone, Nokia N810/N900 Internet Tablet)

Sept. 2007 ~ Feb. 2010

Ÿ Illustrative Visualization
  - Research and development of 2D/3D stippling algorithm using textures synthesized by examples
   - Research and development of 2D directional stippling using isophotes
Aug. 2007 ~ Oct. 2008
  Ÿ Novel Presentation Methods for Technical Data
  - Research and development of context-preserving visualization methods for large schematic and wiring diagrams
    - User study with engineering students and maintenance  
    personnel using aircraft diagrams

Aug. 2006 ~ July 2007


  Ÿ Mobile Visual analytics for Emergency Response and Training
- Research and development of visualization and visual analytics methods on mobile devices (i.e., Dell Axim X51v, Sprint PCS Vision smartphone PPC-6700, OQO 02) with deployment of fire evacuation and rescue operation use cases


Research Engineer (Sept. 2000 ~ Aug. 2006)
Jan. 2005 ~ Aug. 2006
  Ÿ Development of Non-Photorealistic Animation Technology
  - Development of integrated 3D non-photorealistic
   rendering techniques (cartoon, hatching, and sumie)

Jul. 2003 ~
Dec. 2004
  Ÿ Development of S/W for production of digital contents with high realism
  - Development of image-based lighting techniques 
   using high dynamic range images (HDRI)
  - Development of HDRI shaders (MentalRay and


Jan. 2003 ~
Jun. 2003

Ÿ Development of 3D Engine for PDA
  - Development of 2D/3D engine and pilot games for Samsung PDA (funded by Samsung Electronics)
    - Development of rendering engine and a 3D puzzle game

Sept. 2000 ~ Dec. 2002
  Ÿ The Networked Virtual Reality
  - Development of image-based interactive relighting for 
   virtual reality environment
  - Development of a Java3D based VRML97 browser

  Graduate Research: Master (Mar. 1998 ~ Sept. 2000)
Jan. ~ Sept. 2000
  Ÿ Non-Photorealistic Rendering: Color Paper Mosaic Rendering
  - Development of a color paper mosaic technique emulating hand-made paper mosaic by using a layered color paper model and Perlin's noise for paper texture generation.

Mar. 1998 ~ Dec. 1999
  Ÿ Simulation of Global Illumination by Radiosity
  - Research and development of an accelerated formfactor algorithm for Radiosity using a geodesic dome as a combination of hemicube and hemisphere methods.

Other fun work
  Ÿ Ray tracing 
  - Development of ray tracer including reflection and refraction (CPU version)



(Journal Papers)
Ÿ F. Zhu, M. Bosch, I. Woo, S. Kim, C. J. Boushey, D. S. Ebert, E. J. Delp. "The Use of Mobile Devices in Aiding Dietary Assessment and Evaluation." IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Vol. 4, Issue 4, pp. 756-766, Aug. 2010.
Ÿ I. Woo, S. Kim, R. Maciejewski, D. S. Ebert, T. D. Ropp, K. Thomas. “SDViz: A Context-Preserving Interactive Visualization System for Technical Diagrams.” Computer Graphics Forum, 28(3), pp. 943-950, June 2009.
Ÿ S. Kim, R. Maciejewski, K. Ostmo, E. J. Delp, T. Collins, D. S. Ebert. Mobile Analytics for Emergency Response and Training.” Information Visualization Journal, (2008)7, pp.77-88, 2008.
Ÿ S. Kim, B. Choi, High Dynamic Range Image Texture Mapping based on VRML.” Springer-Verlag LNCS Vol.2669/2003, pp.488-497, May 2003.
Ÿ S. Ryoo, S. Kim, K. Yoon. “The Trend of Computer Graphics Modeling and Rendering Technology.” KMMS, 6(3), pp.5~24, September 2002.
Ÿ Y. Park, S. Kim, C. Jho, K. Yoon. “Manual Color Paper Mosaic Technique.” The journal of Computer Graphics, 9(3), pp.17~23, Korea, 2000.
Ÿ S. Kim, H. Ko, K. Yoon, “Acceleration of a Formfactor Calculation through the Use of the 2D Tree.” Springer-Verlag LNCSE Vol.13, pp.100-111, Dec. 1999.

(Conference Papers)
Ÿ J. Chae, I. Woo, S. Kim, R. Maciejewski, M. Zhu, E. J. Delp, C. J. Boushey, D. S. Ebert, "Volume Estimation Using Food Specific Shape Templates in Mobile Image-Based Dietary Assessment." Computational Imaging IX, IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging 2011, Vol.7873, 2011.
Ÿ S. Kim, T. Schap, M. Bosch, R. Maciejewski, E. J. Delp, D. S. Ebert, C. J. Boushey, “Development of a Mobile User Interface for Image-based Dietary Assessment.” The 9th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM), 2010.
Ÿ S. Kim, I. Woo, R. Maciejewski, D. S. Ebert, T. Ropp, K. Thomas. "Evaluating Effectiveness of Visualization Techniques for Schematic Diagrams in Maintenance Tasks." The 7th Symposium on Applied Perception in Graphics and Visualization, pp.33-40, 2010.
Ÿ S. Kim, I. Woo, R. Maciejewski, D. S. Ebert. "Automated Hedcut Illustration Using Isophotes." The 10th Symposium on Smart Graphics 2010, pp.172-183, 2010.
Ÿ I. Woo, K. Ostmo, S. Kim, D. S. Ebert, E. J. Delp, C. J. Boushey, “Automatic portion estimation and visual refinement in mobile dietary assessment.” Computational Imaging VIII, IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging 2010, Vol. 7533, pp. 75330O-75330O-10 (2010).
Ÿ S. Kim, R. Maciejewski, T. Isenburg, W. M. Andrews, W. Chen, M. C. Sousa, D. S. Ebert, “Stippling by Example.” In Proceedings of the 7th international symposium on Non-photorealistic animation and rendering (NPAR), pp.41-50, 2009.
Ÿ R. Maciejewski, S. Kim, D. King-Smith, K. Ostmo, N. Klosterman, A. K. Mikkilineni, D. S. Ebert, E. J. Delp, T. F. Collins, Situational Awareness and Visual Analytics for Emergency Response and Training.” IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security, pp.252-256, 2008.
Ÿ S. Kim, Y. Jang, A. Mellema, D. S. Ebert, T. Collins, Visual Analytics on Mobile Devices for Emergency Response.” IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology, pp.35-42, 2007.
Ÿ S. Kim, C. Chu, E. Lee, “Development of a 3D game engine and a pilot game for PDA.” CGAIED04, England, Nov. 2004.
Ÿ H. Kim, S. Kim, J. Kim, B. Choi. “Framework for realistic surface representation of real objects.” Proceedings of the 4th WSEAS International Conference on Signal Processing, Computational Geometry & Artificial Vision (ISCGAV’04), pp.1-5, 2004.
Ÿ H. Kim, S. Kim, B. Choi. “Web Client System for 3D Virtual Shopping Mall.” Proceedings of the Internet and Multimedia System and Applications, 2003.
Ÿ B. Koo, H. Kim, S. Kim, J. Kim, B. Choi, D. Kim. “Design and Implementation of Networked Virtual Reality System.” Proceedings of the International Conference on Imaging Science, Systems and Technology, pp.384-351, 2003.
Ÿ H. Kim, J. Kim, S. Kim, B. Koo, B. Choi, S. Han, “Virtual Shopping Mall Client System Design Including Group-share.” Proceedings of the Applied Modeling and Simulation, 2002.
Ÿ S. Han, M. Lim, D. Lee, H. Kim, B. Koo, S. Kim, B. Choi. “Scalable Network Support for 3D Virtual Shopping Mall.” Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Virtual System and Multimedia (VSMM2002), pp. 336-345, 2002.
Ÿ S. Kim, H. Kim, B. Koo, B. Choi, W. Oh, “Java3D-based simple event processing for VRML”, The Korea Multimedia Society, Korea, Nov., 2001.
Ÿ H. Kim, S. Kim, B. Koo, B. Choi. “Layered-Depth Image Using Pixel Grouping.” Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM'01), pp.121~127, 2001.
Ÿ S. Kim, D. Kwon, T. Park, B. Choi, “A Simple event model in Java3D-based VRML browser.” Graphicon2001, Russia, Aug., 2001.
Ÿ S. Kim, B. Koo, B. Choi, “Image-based Techniques.” The Korea Information Science Society, Korea, May, 2001.
Ÿ S. Seo, S. Kim, Y. Park, K. Yoon, “Color Paper Mosaic Rendering.” Sketches and Applications, ACM SIGGRAPH01, p.157, Aug. 2001.
Ÿ S. Kim, S. Kim, K. Yoon. “A Study on the Ray-Tracing Acceleration Technique Based on the ZF-Buffer Algorithm.” Fourth International Conference on Information Visualization, pp.393~398, 2000.
Ÿ S. Kim, K. Yoon, “An Alternative to the Hemicube Algorithm for Computing Formfactor.” Graphicon2000, pp.105-109, Russia, Aug. 2000.

(Research Posters)

Ÿ S. Kim, R. Maciejewski, K. Ostmo, D. S. Ebert, Visual Analytics for Emergency Response and Training on Mobile Devices, DHS Summit 2008, Washington DC, March 2008. (selected with oral presentation)
Ÿ S. Kim, Y. Jang, D. S. Ebert, “Visual Analytics for Emergency Response Using Mobile Devices”, DHS Summit 2007, Washington DC, March 2007.
Ÿ S. Kim, H. Kim, B. Kim, B. Koo, A Unified Framework for 3D Non-Photorealistic Rendering”, ACM SIGGRAPH06 Research Poster, Aug. 2006.
Ÿ S. Kim, B.Choi, “Image-based Relighting for the Contents in Virtual Environment”, IPIU20, Korea, Jan. 2002.

(Technical Reports)
Ÿ D. S. Ebert, S. Kim, I. Woo, R. Maciejewski, K. Thomas. “Novel Presentation Methods for Technical Data.” AFRL-RH-WP-TR-2009-0024, 2008. 
Ÿ D. S. Ebert, T. F. Collins, S. Kim, Y. Jang, A. Pattath. “Two Test Beds for Mobile Visual Analytics.” VAC Views February Issue, pp. 12-13, Feb. 2007.
Ÿ S. Kim, J. Lee, B. Kim, H. Kim, “Recent Trends in Non-Photorealistic Rendering.” Electronics Telecommunications and Research Institute Technical Report, Aug. 2005.
Ÿ S. Kim, S. Pyo, B. Choi, “Analysis of High Dynamic Range Image format: OpenEXR.” Electronics Telecommunications and Research Institute Technical Report, Feb. 2004.
Ÿ S. Kim, B. Choi, “The Trend of a High Dynamic Range Image.” Electronics Telecommunications and Research Institute Technical Report, Aug. 2002.

(US Patents)
Ÿ S. Kim, J. Lee, B. Kim, H. Kim, B. Koo. “Unified framework based on extensible styles for 3D Non-photorealistic rendering and method of configuration the same.” Feb. 16, 2010, US7663622.
Ÿ B. Kim, J. Lee, S. Kim, H. Kim, B. Koo, “System and method for mosaic rendering of three dimensional image.” Oct. 27, 2009, US7609275.
Ÿ J. Lee, S. Kim, B. Kim, H. Kim, B. Koo, “Method of representing and animating two-dimensional humanoid character in three-dimensional space.” Sep. 9, 2008, US7423650. 
Ÿ B. Koo, S. Kim, H. Kim, J. Kim, B. Choi. “System and Method for embodying virtual reality.” Feb. 6, 2007, US7174039.
Ÿ S. Kim, J. Kim, H. Kim, M. Cho, B. Choi, H. Kim. “Rendering Apparatus and Method for real-time global illumination in real light environment.” Jun. 22, 2006, US20060132486. 
Ÿ H. Kim, J. Kim, S. Kim, M. Cho, B. Choi, H. Kim, “System for representing image of real object by using photographic images and method thereof.” May 18, 2006, US20060104539.
Ÿ J. Kim, M. Cho, H. Kim, S. Kim, B. Choi, H. Kim. “Apparatus and method for rendition of image reality.” Dec. 1, 2005, US20050267726.
Ÿ K. Yoon, C. Jho, Y. Park, S. Seo, S. Kim. “Method for representing a color paper mosaic using computer.” Feb. 26, 2004, US20040036693.
Ÿ S. Kim, B. Koo, H. Kim, B. Choi. “Client System for embodying 3-dimension virtual reality and method for implementing virtual reality using same.” Jun. 26, 2003, US20030120823.
(Korea Patents)
Ÿ B. Koo, J. Lee, H. Kim, S. Kim, B. Kim, J. Park, K. Yoon, “Painterly rendering method based on a painters painting process and an exhibition system thereof by an algorithm for reproducing the human error and a stroke data collecting manner.” May 14, 2008, KR1020070060583.
Ÿ H. Kim, J. Lee, S. Kim, B. Kim, B. Koo, M. Lee, “Shape-based cartoon rendering method for emphasizing shape of object, extracting part to be emphasized, and controlling degree of emphasis.” Jun. 13, 2007, KR1020060099879.
Ÿ B. Kim, J. Lee, S. Kim, H. Kim, B. Koo, “System and method for mosaic rendering 3-dimensional model to generate 3-dimensional mosaic image.” Jun. 13, 2007, KR1020060055954.
Ÿ J. Lee, S. Kim, B. Kim, H. Kim, B. Koo, “Method for representing and animating two-dimensional characters as three-dimensional characters in three-dimensional space.” Jun. 4, 2007, KR1020050120324.
Ÿ S. Kim, J. Kim, H. Kim, M. Cho, B. Choi, H. Kim, “Rendering apparatus for obtaining real-time global illumination effect and method thereof, in connection with providing realistic global illumination effect on three dimensional object.” Jun. 23, 2006, KR1020040108828.
Ÿ S. Pyo, S. Kim, H. Kim, B. Choi, “HDRI-based shader having a color temperature adjustment function to generate a real image and provide an exposure and color temperature adjustment function.” Jun. 10, 2005, KR1020030088248.