Interior Architecture & Industrial Deisgn
2098 Seaton Hall
920C N. Martin King Jr. Drive
Manhattan KS 66506-2902
Byungsoo Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Interior Architecture & Industrial Design at Kansas State University. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Product Design from Hong-ik University (2012), master’s degree in Industrial Design at North Carolina State University (2016), and Ph.D. degree in Design at North Carolina State University (2020).
Byungsoo Kim’s research interests are user experience and usability study of products, Design Thinking process and methods, technology and design, Universal Design, and interdisciplinarity in design research. His research work was published as journal papers, received a paper award, and has been presented at national and international conferences.
Byungsoo Kim worked for multinational corporations, such as General Motors (GM) and JLG Industry (an Oshkosh Corporation company). He also has been working as a design consultant at Design Paradigm and Conifer research firm for various clients. He is a global design awards winner, including the GM Interactive Design Competition, iF Design Award, Red Dot Design Award, and other national and international awards.