Academic Profile : Faculty

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Asst Prof Jinwoo Kim
Assistant Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Dr. Jinwoo Kim is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He earned PhD from Seoul National University (Civil & Environmental Engineering), Korea and BS from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Double Major in Civil & Environmental Engineering and Business & Technology Management). Before joining NTU, he was a research fellow at the University of Michigan, USA, and served in the Korean military as a professional researcher at the Institute of Construction and Environmental Engineering.
His research interests lie in human-centred construction AI and robotics to transform the construction industry to be more productive, safe, and sustainable. He has collaborated with various industrial and engineering companies, including Korea Authority of Land & Infrastructure Safety, Samsung Electronics, Hyundai Heavy Industries, and VelocityEHS.
Construction Management
Construction AI and Digitalisation
Construction Automation and Robotics
Smart and Sustainable Cities
  • Integrating Computer Vision and Natural Language Processing for Construction Project Document Digitalisation
  • Safety 4.0: AI-Driven Ship Safety Management System
  • Synthetizing Virtual Construction Images to Overcome Real Training Data Shortage for DNN-Powered Visual Scene Understanding
  • Visual AI Training with Synthetic and Real Construction Images for Construction Digitalisation and Robotic Automation
Outstanding Paper Award, 2020 Korea Institute of Construction Engineering and Management Conference
Outstanding Paper Award, Korean Society of Civil Engineers 2015/2018/2019 Convention
Fellowships & Other Recognition
Fostering Global Talents for Innovative Growth Program, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Korea
Brain Korea 21 Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Korea
National Science & Technology Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Korea
Courses Taught
CV4107 Engineering Economics and Finance
MT1001 Mathematics I for Martime Studies
CC0006 Sustainability: Society, Economy and Environment