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Biographical Sketch

Dr. Dayoung Kim is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Engineering Education (College of Engineering) at Virginia Tech. She is broadly interested in engineering practice (e.g., practices and experiences of, and competencies required for, engineers in various employment settings, such as business organizations and government agencies), engineering ethics (e.g., social responsibility of engineering professionals), and related policy concerns. Especially interested in the ethical and innovative practice of engineers, she tries to answer questions like, how best to support innovative and ethical practice of engineers in business settings through education and science & technology policy. She received her Ph.D. in Engineering Education at Purdue University (2022) and received her B.S. and M.S. in Chemical Engineering at Yonsei University (2017) and Purdue University (2021) respectively. During her doctoral study, she received the 2022 Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and the 2022 College of Engineering Outstanding Research Award from Purdue University. She was also a Bilsland Fellow of the College of Engineering at Purdue University when she was a Ph.D. student.

About Engineering Education


With Purdue Engineering Education community (left) and one of my academic advisors Dr. Michael C. Loui (right), at the 2019 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition, Tampa, FL, June 15-19, 2019.

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