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Seong-Hee Kim
Professor
H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
765 Ferst Drive
Atlanta, GA 30332-0205
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  1. Education
  2. Research
  3. Positions Held
  4. Honors, Awards, and Service
  5. Students
  6. Projects
  7. Important Links
  8. Publications
  9. Courses


Education


Research


Positions Held

Full Professor, H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015 - present

Coca-Cola Professor, H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014 - 2017

Associate Professor, H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Insitute of Technology, 2007 - 2015

Assistant Professor, H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001 - 2007


Honors and Awards


Service

Editorial Service

Service in Professional or Conference Organizations


Students


Projects and Funding

Robust Process Monitoring for Critical-To-Quality Sensor Data, LG Electronics (PI: Seong-Hee Kim, co-PI: Y. Xie), 2019 - 2020 (pending)

Data-Driven Situation-Aware Scheduler for Shipbuilding Process, Hyundai Heavy Industris (PI: Seong-Hee Kim), 2018 - 2019

Combining Statistical Process Control and Simulation-Based Optimization for Robust Sensor Network Design in the Presence of Sensor Measurement Error, NSF (PI: Seong-Hee Kim, co-PI: Y. Xie, M. Aral), 2015 - 2019

Workshop: Computer Simulation - Opportunities and Challenges, NSF (PI: Seong-Hee Kim), 2012

A Novel Framework for Simulation Selection Procedures Based on Multidimensional Drifting Brownian Motions Hitting Ellipsoids, NSF (PI: Seong-Hee Kim), 2011 - 2016

CAREER: Constrained Ranking and Selection and Discrete Optimization via Simulation with Applications to Water Resource Allocation, NSF (PI: Seong-Hee Kim), 2007 - 2014

Efficient Simulation Techniques for Comparing Constrained Systems, NSF (PI: Seong-Hee Kim, co-PI: S. Andradottir, B. Diamond, D. Goldsman), 2004 - 2009

Industrial Systems Games, Initiative in Undergraduate Engineering Education Proposal, Georgia Tech (PI: Martin Savelsbergh, co-PI: Christos Alexopoulos, Richard Fujimoto, David Goldsman, Seong-Hee Kim), 2004 - 2005


Important Links


Publications

Parts of Books

  1. Kim, S.-H. and B. L. Nelson. 2005. Handbooks in Operations Research and Management Science, Chapter 17 of a volume on Simulation: Selecting the Best System, Elsevier, Oxford, UK, 501-534

  2. Kim, S.-H. Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, Statistical Ranking and Selection, NY:Springer, in press

Published or Accepted Papers

  1. Chen, J., S.-H. Kim, C. Park, and Y. Xie. 2019. To Reduce or Not To Reduce: A Study on Spatiotemporal Surveillance, Environmental and Ecological Statistics, 26(3):217 - 238.

  2. Kim, S.-H., J.J. Park, M.M. Aral, Y. Eun, and C. Park. 2017. Impact of Sensor Measurement Errors on Sensor Positioning in Water Quality Monitoring Networks, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 31(3):743 - 756.

  3. Lee, M., D. Goldsman, and S.-H. Kim. 2015. Robust Distribution-Free Multivariate CUSUM Charts for Spatiotemporal Biosurveillance in the Presence of Spatial Correlation, IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, 5(2):74 - 88.

  4. Healey, C., S. Andradóttir, and S.-H. Kim. 2015. Minimal Switching Procedures for Constrained Ranking and Selection under Independent and Common Random Numbers, IIE Transactions, 47(11):1170 - 1184.

  5. Park, C. and S.-H. Kim. 2015. Penalty Funciton with Memory for Discrete Optimization via Simulation with Stochastic Constraints, Operations Research, 63(5):1195 - 1212.

  6. Wang, H., S.-H. Kim, Y. Hur, and J. R. Wilson. 2015. Monitoring Nonlinear Profiles Adaptively with a Wavelet-Based Distribution-Free CUSUM Chart, International Journal of Production Research, 53(15):4648 - 4667.

  7. Healey, C., S. Andradóttir, and S.-H. Kim. 2014. Selection Procedures for Simulations with Multiple Constraints under Independent and Correlated Sampling, ACM TOMACS, 24(3): Article No. 14.

  8. Kim, S.-H. 2014. A Distribution-Free CUSUM Chart for Monitoring Variability of Autocorrelated Processes, Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 31(6):934 - 934.

  9. Park, C., S.-H. Kim, I.T. Telci, and M.M. Aral. 2014. Designing Optimal Water Quality Monitoring Network for River Systems Using Constrained Discrete Optimization via Simulation, Engineering Optimization, 46(1):107 - 129.

  10. Park, Y., S. H. Baek, S.-H. Kim, and K.-L. Tsui. 2014. Statistical Process Control Based Intrusion Detection and Monitoring, Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 30(2):257 - 273.

  11. Lee, M., D. Goldsman, S.-H. Kim, and K.-L. Tsui. 2013. Spatiotemporal Biosurveillance with Spatial Clusters: Control Limit Approximation and Impact of Spatial Correlation, IIE Transactions, 46(8):813 - 827.

  12. Wang, H and S.-H. Kim. 2013. Reducing the Conservativeness of Fully Sequential Indifference-Zone Procedures, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 58(6):1613 - 1619. Online Supplement

  13. Healey, C., S. Andradóttir, and S.-H. Kim. 2013. Efficient Comparison of Constrained Systems using Dormancy, European Journal of Operations Research, 224(2):340-352

  14. Lee, J. J., S.-H. Kim, Y. Lee, and J. R. Wilson. 2011. Monitoring nonlinear profiles using a wavelet-based distribution-free CUSUM chart, International Journal of Production Research, forthcoming

  15. Park, C., P.-K. Park, P. Mane, H. Hyung, V. Gandhi, S.-H. Kim, J.-H. Kim. 2010. Stochastic Cost Estimation Approach for Full-Scale Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plants, Journal of Membrane Science, 364:52-64

  16. Andradottir, S. and S.-H. Kim. 2010. Fully Sequential Procedures for Comparing Constrained Systems via Simulation, Naval Research Logistics, 57(5):403-421
    KUHN Award Winning Paper - "the most highly cited paper (measured in citations per year) published in Naval Research Logistics during the 2010-2012 time period."

  17. Batur, D and S.-H. Kim. 2010. Finding Feasible Systems in the Presence of Constrains on Multiple Performance Measures, ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation, 20(3):Article No. 13

  18. Healey, C., D. Goldsman, and S.-H. Kim. 2009. Ranking and Selection Techniques with Overlapping Variance Estimators, Sequential Analysis, 28(4):459-474

  19. Lee, J, C. Alexopoulos, D. Goldsman, S.-H. Kim, K.-L. Tsui, and J. R. Wilson. 2009. Monitoring Autocorrelated Processes Using a Distribution-Free Tabular CUSUM Chart with Automated Variance Estimation, IIE Transactions, 41(11):979-994

  20. Batur, D., D. Goldsman, and S.-H. Kim. 2009. An Improved Standardized Time Series Durbin-Watson Variance Estimator for Steady-State Simulation, Operations Research Letters, 37(4):285-289

  21. Kim, S.-H., C. Alexopoulos, K.-L. Tsui, and J. R. Wilson. 2007. A Distribution-Free Tabular CUSUM Chart for Autocorrelated Data , IIE Transactions, 39:317-330
    Online Supplement to "A Distribution-Free Tabular CUSUM Chart for Autocorrelated Data" , 2006
    One of the 10 most-cited articles published in Year 2005 - 2009 in IIE Transactions (cited by Taylor & Francis in 2010)

  22. Kim, S.-H. and B. L. Nelson. 2006. On the Asymptotic Validity of Fully Sequential Selection Procedures for Steady-State Simulation, Operations Research, 54:475-488

  23. Goldsman, D., K. Kang, S.-H. Kim, A. F. Seila, and G. Tokol. 2005. Combining Standardized Time Series Area and Cramer-von Mises Variance Estimators, Naval Research Logistics, 54:384-396

  24. Batur, D. and S.-H. Kim. 2005. Fully Sequetial Selection Procedures with Parabolic Boundary, IIE Transactions, 38:749-764

  25. Kim, S.-H. and J. R. Wilson. 2005. A Discussion on 'Detection of Intrusions in Information Systems by Sequential Change-Point Methods' by Tartakovsky et al., Statistical Methodology, 3:315–319

  26. Kim, S.-H., B. L. Nelson, and J. R. Wilson. 2005. Some Almost-Sure Convergence Properties Useful in Sequential Analysis, Sequential Analysis , 24(4):411-419

  27. Kim, S.-H. 2005. Comparison with a Standard via Fully Sequential Procedure, ACM TOMACS, 15(2):155-174

  28. Boesel, J., B. L. Nelson, and S.-H. Kim. 2003. Using Ranking and Selection to `Clean Up' After Simulation Optimization, Operations Research, 51:814-825
    INFORMS Simulation Society Outstanding Simulation Publication Award winning paper

  29. Chang, W., S.-H. Kim, and B. Vidakovic. 2003. Wavelet-Based Estimation of a Discriminant Function, Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, 19:185-198

  30. Goldsman, D., S.-H. Kim, W. Marshall, and B. L. Nelson. 2002. Ranking and Selection Procedures for Steady-State Simulation: Procedures and Perspectives, Informs Journal on Computing, 14:2-19

  31. Kim, S.-H. and B. L. Nelson. 2001. A Fully Sequential Procedure for Indifference-Zone Selection in Simulation, ACM TOMACS, 11:251-273

Submitted and Working Papers

  1. Dieker, A. B. and S.-H. Kim. Efficient Fully Sequential Indifference-Zone Procedures Using Properties of Multidimensional Brownian Motion Exiting a Sphere, submitted.

  2. Chen, J., S.-H. Kim, and Y. Xie. S3T: An Efficient Score-Statistic for Spatio-Temporal Surveillance, submitted

  3. Chen, J., M. M. Aral, S.-H. Kim, C. Park, and Y. Xie. Combining Constrained Bayesian Optimization and Spatio-Temporal Surveillance for Sensor Network Design, submitted.

  4. Han, J., S.-H. Kim and C. Park. Improved Penalty Function with Memory for Stochastically Constrained Discrete Optimization via Simulation, working

  5. He, J., S.-I. Hong and S.-H. Kim. Spatiotemporal Planning for Block Assembly in Shipbuilding, working

  6. Wang, Y., J. Chen, S.-H. Kim and H. Lee. Shared-Resource Allocation Among Multiple Classes With Different Rewards When Service Slows Down Depending on Total Workload, working

Publications in Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. J. He and S.-H. Kim. 2019. A New Reward Function For Bayesian Feasibility Determination, Proceedings of the 2019 Winter Simulation Conference.

  2. Y. Wang, D. Kim, S.-H. Kim and H. Lee. 2017. Designing Highway Access Control System Using Multi-Class M/G/C/C State Dependent Queueing Models and Cross-Entropy Method. Proceedings of the 2017 Winter Simulation Conference.

  3. A. T. Dieker and S.-H. Kim. 2014. A Fully Sequential Procedure for Known and Equal Variances Based on Multivariate Brownian Motion, Proceedings of the 2014 Winter Simulation Conference, 3749 - 3760

  4. A. T. Dieker and S.-H. Kim. 2012. Selecting the Best by Comparing Simulated Systems in a Group of Three When Variances are Known and Unequal, Proceedings of the 2012 Winter Simulation Conference, 1-7

  5. Park. C and S.-H. Kim. 2011. Handling Stochastic Constraints in Discrete Optimization via Simulation, Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, 4217-4226

  6. S.-H. Kim and A. T. Dieker. 2011. Selecting the Best by Comparing Simulated Systems in a Group of Three, Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, 3992-4002

  7. Park, C., S.-H. Kim, I.T. Telci, M.M. Aral, 2010. Designing Optimal Water Quality Monitoring Network for River Systems and Application to a Hypohetical River, Proceedings of the 2010 Winter Simulation Conference, 3506-3513

  8. Healey, C., S. Andradottir, and S.-H. Kim. 2010. Minimal Switching Procedure for Constrained Ranking and Selection, Proceedings of the 2010 Winter Simulation Conference, 1145-1151

  9. Lee, J. J., C. Alexopoulos, D. Goldsman, S.-H. Kim, K.-L. Tsui, and J. R. Wilson. 2008. A Distribution-Free Tabular Cusum Chart for Correlated Data with Automated Variance Estimation, Proceedings of the 2008 Winter Simulation Conference, 417–425

  10. Kim, S.-H. and B. L. Nelson. 2007. Recent Advances in Ranking and Selection, Proceedings of the 2007 Winter Simulation Conference, 162–172

  11. Healey, C., D. Goldsman, and S.-H. Kim. 2007. Ranking and Selection Techniques with overlapping variance estimators, Proceedings of the 2007 Winter Simulation Conference, 522–529

  12. Mane, P., H. Hyung, M. Wilf, J. Brown, J. S. Park, S.-H. Kim, and J. H. Kim. 2007. RO Process Design Optimization based on Stochastic Cost Estimation Model Coupled with Process Performance Simulation Model, Proceedings of the AWWA Membrane Technology Conference

  13. Hyung, H., P. Mane, J. Brown, M. Wilf, J. S. Park, S.-H. Kim, and J. H. Kim. 2007. Boron Rejection by SWRO Membrane Process: From Lab-scale Mechanistic Study to Full-Scale Process Simulation and Cost Analysis. Proceedings of International Desalination Association World Congress

  14. Kim, S.-H. 2006. Monitoring Variability of Autocorrelated Data Using Standardized Time Series Variance Estimators, Proceedings of the 2006 Winter Simulation Conference, 231-237

  15. Goldsman, D., S.-H. Kim, and B. L. Nelson. 2005. Statistical Selection of the Best System, Proceedings of the 2005 Winter Simulation Conference, 178-187

  16. Alexopoulos, C. and S.-H. Kim. 2005. Review of Advanced Methods for Simulation Output Analysis, Proceedings of the 2005 Winter Simulation Conference, 188-201

  17. Batur, D. and S.-H. Kim. 2005. Finding The Set of Feasible Systems When the Number of Systems or Constraints is Large, Proceedings of the 2005 Winter Simulation Conference, 692-698

  18. Andradottir, S., D. Goldsman, and S.-H. Kim. 2005. Finding The Best in the Presence of a Stochastic Constraint, Proceedings of the 2005 Winter Simulation Conference, 732-738

  19. Malone, G. J., S.-H. Kim, D. Goldsman, and D. Batur. 2005. Performance of Variance Updating Procedures on Various Data, Proceedings of the 2005 Winter Simulation Conference, 825-832

  20. Court, M., J. Pittman, C. Alexopoulos, D. Goldsman, S.-H. Kim, M. L. Loper, and A. R. Pritcheet. 2004. A Framework for Simulating Human Cognitive Behavior and Movement when Predicting Impacts of Catastrophic Events. Proceedings of the 2004 Winter Simulation Conference, 830-838

  21. Kim, S.-H. 2003. Comparison with a Standard via Fully Sequential Procedures, Proceedings of the 2003 Winter Simulation Conference, 528-534

  22. Kim, S.-H. and B. L. Nelson. 2003. Selecting the Best System, Proceedings of the 2003 Winter Simulation Conference, 101-112

  23. Alexopoulos, C. and S.-H. Kim. 2002. Output Data Analysis for simulations, Proceeding of the 2002 Winter Simulation Conference, 85-96

  24. Goldsman, D., S.-H. Kim, W. Marshall, and B. L. Nelson. 2000. Ranking and Selection Procedures for Steady-State Simulation, Proceeding of the 2000 Winter Simulation Conference, 544-552


Courses



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