Sungyop Kim, PhD

Associate Professor


Office: 106C Katz Hall
Phone: (816) 235-6898


Doctor of Philosophy, Urban Planning and Design
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Master of Urban and Regional Planning
University of Hawaii
Honolulu, HI

Bachelor of Arts, Chinese Studies
Bachelor of Arts, Korean Philosophy
University of Hawaii/Sungkyunkwan University
Honolulu, HI / Seoul, Korea


Dr. Kim received a PhD in Urban Design and Planning from the University of Washington in 2004. Dr. Kim has expertise in urban transportation systems, urban spatial structure, travel behavior, and traffic safety. His scholarly work and research projects have focused on aging population in relation to his expertise. Dr. Kim currently serves as an editorial advisory board member of Accident Analysis and Prevention and a member of the Committee on Accessible Transportation and Mobility of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies. Dr. Kim’s scholarly work can be found here in Google Scholar.


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