My research is on easily creating a highly immersive virtual environment, mainly through projection-based VR systems. I've designed, constructed & operated multiple VR environments, and actively researching how to enhance immersive experiences.
I currently work for the AlloSphere Research Group.
2021: Ph.D. in Media, Arts & Technology, University of California, Santa Barbara
2016: M.S. in Media, Arts & Technology, University of California, Santa Barbara
2008: B.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Cornell University
2021~: Postdoctoral Scholar, AlloSphere Research Group, UCSB
2013~2021: Grad Student Researcher, AlloSphere Research Group, UCSB
2008: Intern, Cellular Server Division, SK Telecom
2005: Intern, Wireless Division, Samsung Research Institute
Y. Ryu, K. Kim, A. Cabrera, J. Kuchera-Morin, S. Jeong, E. Ryu, "360-degree Video Streaming System for Large-scale Immersive Displays", Journal of Broadcast Engineering, vol. 27, no.6, Nov., 2022.
K. Kim, "Maximizing Presence in Projection-Based Virtual Reality Systems", Doctoral Thesis, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, 2021.
D. Llach, J. Liu, Y. Lee, H. Wolfe, Ş. Kıratlı, A. Bundy, S. Brueckner, N. Mendoza, Ł. Pazera, D. Franusich, T. Klein, E. Polyak, Y. Katsumoto, J. Kuchera-Morin, A. Cabrera, K. Kim, G. Rincon, T. Wood, L. Demarest, S. Hong, H. Kim, S. Kim, B. Lee, M. Breeze, "Mediating Public Space: Art and Technology That Goes Beyond the Frame Art Gallery", Leonardo, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 455–473, 2020.
J. Kuchera-Morin, A. Cabrera, K. Kim, G. Rincon, and T. Wood, "MYRIOI", ACM SIGGRAPH 2020 Art Gallery, 2020, pp. 468-469.
J. Kuchera-Morin, L. Putnam, L. Peliti, D. Adderton, A. Cabrera, K. Kim, G. Rincon, J. Tilbian, H. Wolfe, T. Wood, and K. Youn, "PROBABLY/POSSIBLY?: An Immersive Interactive Visual/Sonic Quantum Composition and Synthesizer", In Proc. 25th ACM international conference on Multimedia, 2017, pp. 559-561.
K. Kim, "Composing with Fractals: Real-Time Interactive Ray Casting System", Master’s Thesis, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, 2017.
Artworks / Exhibitions
- ACM SIGGRAPH 2020, Virtual Conference
- ISEA 2019, Gwangju, Korea
Workshops / Residencies
Resilients (Linz, Austria, 2013)
- Workshop on setting up small scale DIY remote sensing network
Ars Bioartica (Helsinki, Finland, 2012)
Workshop on remote sensing network system for regional environment
SiNuNi (Kilpisjarvi, Finland, 2012)
- Residency on setting up SiNuNi network in the Arctic
Awards / Fellowships
Robert W. Deutsch Foundation Fellow (2015-2017)
Summer ELI Undergraduate Research Award (Cornell, 2006)
Korean Government Scholarship for Science/Engineering (2004-2008)