Prof. Kim is Chair Professor in Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; directs the Finetex-HKUST R&D Center and Advanced Engineering Materials Facilities at HKUST. Kim’s research is centred on advanced materials, ranging from fiber composites to nanocomposites and to nanostructured materials for energy storage. Kim has written over 350 refereed journal papers and 15 books including three popular authored monographs. Kim currently serves editorial positions in 12 leading journals apart from as Editor (Composites Part A) and Associate Editor (Aerospace Science and Technology). He was the President of Asian-Australasian Association of Composites Materials; and is an elected fellow of the HKAES, HKIE, RSC and RAeS. Kim is named the Highly Cited Researcher 2018 in Materials Science by Clarivate Analytics.