Sunyoung Kim

Director HCI Lab for Health and Sustainability
Assistant Professor Department of Library & Information Science, School of Communication & Information
Associate Graduate Faculty Department of Computer Science
Affiliated Faculty School of Arts & Sciences
Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey

+1 (848) 932-7585
4 Huntington St. Office 329, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Research Interests

As an HCI researcher, I design, build, and evaluate ubiquitous computing technologies that can promote positive changes towards everyday health, well-being, and environmental sustainability.

Application areas: Chronic healthcare, Everyday health and wellbeing, Healthy aging, Citizen science, Technology empowerment, Environmental sustainability, Environmental protection, Community wellbeing


I am looking for engaging and self-motivated students to work with me. If you are interested in working with me, send an email to me at with your CV and a brief description of your previous research experiences & current research interests.

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Recent publications

  1. Kim, S., Senick, J., and Mainelis, G. (2019) “Sensing the Invisible: Understanding the Perception of Indoor Air Quality Among Children in Low-Income Families”, Child-Computer Interaction Journal [file]
  2. Kim, S., Mikesell, L., Fadem, S., and Aakhus, M. (2019) “Designing a Personalized Support Tool for Patients Facing Bone Marrow Transplant”, Pervasive Health [file]
  3. Kim, S.,Allen, T., and Bhatt, T. (2019). “Creating an EMR System to Support Mobile Clinics in Haiti.”, ICTD [file]