Jeffrey Kim, Ph.D.
Associate Teaching Professor
Dr. Kim received a Ph.D. in Information and Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Kim’s general research interests are distributed teams and collaboration in social media space, technology support for collaborative work, technology and social innovation, social and organizational aspects of computing, and cybersecurity.
He has collaborated with university and industry partners including University of Maryland, Georgetown University, Intel, Microsoft, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Fourth Wall Studios, 42 Entertainment, Samsung, Toshiba, and Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI).
Dr. Kim’s research focuses on spontaneous and self-organizing teams in highly dynamic information environments, applying qualitative methodology and sentiment analysis for technology design. His research investigates the ongoing relationship among information technologies, work practices, and organizational structure. He has conducted field studies on the role of technology for distributed teams and their collaboration and knowledge-sharing practices in the semiconductor and aerospace industries as well as scientists in biotechnology and medicine.