About Me



I am an Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering at School of Engineering, Mathematics and Sciences of Robert Morris University (RMU) in Pennsylvania. I also serve as the Chair of the School Undergraduate Curriculum Committee for RMU. 

I am an Examiner of doctoral theses in Mathematics at University of the Western Cape in South Africa. I am a Visiting Scholar to Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. 

Before I joined RMU in Fall 2015, I had performed research projects on combinatorial optimization as a research staff member of Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University under supervisory of Sunil ChopraI also performed the General Motors Renewable Energy Portfolio project with Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences Department of Northwestern University since 2011. At Northwestern University and Georgia Institute of Technology, I also conducted the KT (Korea Telecom CorpSmart Grid Project and the KT-LG Illinois Smart Building Project as Manager of KT in 2010-2011.

I was an Instructor at Georgia Institute of Technology in 2009-2010 since my PhD degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering (Major: Optimization, Advisor: Ellis L. Johnson; Grand Advisor: George B. Dantzig) from the institute. 

Before I came to the US, I got BS in Mathematics at Seoul National University and MS in Computational Mathematics at POSTECH in Korea. 

Contact Information: shim [at] rmu [dot] edu