Sunyoung Kim, PhD, is an assistant professor at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University. She has PhD in Human-Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon University and MS in Human-Computer Interaction from Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Kim’s research has focused on improving the quality of everyday life through an innovative use of computing technology. Leveraging mobile and ubiquitous computing technologies, she explore novel technical solutions that empower people to better understand the world around them and make informed choices for quality of life in health, wellness and environmental sustainability. In pursuit of this goal, she designs, builds, and evaluates innovative technologies that address such high-impact social problems.