Hyungkyoo Kim, PHD 김형규
I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Urban Design and Planning at Hongik University and the directing faculty of the Environmental City Research Group. I focus on climate-responsive urban design and planning, microclimate and thermal comfort, urban heat island, walkability and livability, and suburbanization. Prior to joining Hongik, I was a Research Fellow at the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, Singapore University of Technology and Design, and Assistant Manager at Samsung C&T Corporation. I hold a PhD in City and Regional Planning from the University of California, Berkeley, MUP from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and MS in Urban Design and BS in Architecture from Seoul National University.
I serve as a board member of the Korean Planning Association and the Urban Design Institute of Korea and as a member of the Korean Regional Development Association. I advise several city and regional governments and public developers in South Korea.
Jeongki Seo, MS 서정기
I am interested in smart city planning. I currently provide smart city consulting at Jeongdo UIT Corporation. I hold an MS in Urban Design and BS in Urban Design and Planning from Hongik University.
Jeongin Eum, MS 음정인
I am interested in climate change vulnerability in cities, climate change adaptation, and crime in cities. Before joining Hongik, I was a researcher at the Korea Environment Institute. I hold an MS and BS in Urban Design and Planning from Hongik University.
Minsu Hwang 황민수
MS Student | Researcher
I am interested in effects of physical environments on microclimate in cities. I hold a BS in Urban Design and Planning from Hongik University.
Hyerin Lee 이혜린
I manage administration of the research group. I hold a BS in Urban Design and Planning from Hongik University.
Minsun Kim 김민순
Master's thesis: "Effects of Land Use and Urban Form on Air Temperature in Summer" (2023).
Minho Park 박민호
Master's thesis: "Causality Analysis between Population Characteristics, Manufacturing Proportion, Air Pollution in City Using Structural Equation Model" (2023).
Sangjin Park 박상진
Master's thesis: "Regional Characteristics and Mode Choice during the Initial Phase of COVID-19 Diffusion" (2021).
Eunhwan Kim 김은환
Master's thesis: "Development and Selection Criteria for Urban Regeneration in response to Climate Change" (2021).
Jeongin Eum 음정인
Master's thesis: "The Effects of Air Pollution on Violent Crime Rate in Local Communities" (2021).
Jinyeong Yu 유진영
Master's thesis: "An Analysis of the Sustainable Development of Village Community Project through the Case Study of Energy Independent Village Project in Low-rise Urban area of Seoul" (2019).
Jee Min Youn 연지민
Master's thesis: "Relationships between Thermal Environment and Air Pollution in Seoul's 25 Districts" (2022).