Simon Kim

Simon Kim

Associate Professor, Weitzman School of Design

Associate Professor Simon Kim is a licensed architect and researcher in applied sciences within the disciplines of architecture and urbanism at the Weitzman School of Design. Director of the Immersive Kinematics Lab and Principal of Ibañez Kim, his projects are funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Pew Center for Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Canadian Heritage Foundation. He is also supported by residencies and fellowships at Autodesk, RAIR Philadelphia, MIT, and the Seoul Biennale. 

Simon has published and presented his work globally at conferences such as IEEE, AI-HRI, ACADIA, eCAADe, ACSA, SmartGeometry, and at institutions such as the MIT Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Harvard University, the Smithsonian, MoMA, Slought Foundation.


Quori: A Community-Informed Design of a Socially Interactive Humanoid Robot

Publisher The IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO), ICRA

Preliminary system and hardware design for quori, a low-cost, modular, socially interactive robot

Publisher Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI)

Soft robotics applied to architecture

Publisher Association for Computer-Aided Design in Architecture International Conference (ACADIA)

Simon Kim