Dr. Jong-Jin Kim teaches sustainable building technology. The principal theme of his research is to explore how environmental sustainability and technological innovation shape future architecture. Under this theme, he conducts research on sustainable design, daylighting and lighting, solar and wind energy production, and zero energy buildings. His current research projects include development of PV integrated energy producing facades and zero energy homes and skyscrapers.
He has published and given lectures internationally on environmental sustainability. During 2000 and 2003, he served as an honorary editor for the Encyclopedia of Life Supporting Systems sponsored by the UNESCO. In 2005, he was a recipient of the Brain-Pool Fellowship sponsored by the Korean Science and Engineering Foundation. He has collaborated with architectural practitioners on various green building projects. He is an editorial board member of the Indoor and Building Environment journal.