Dr. Kim Inhan is a Professor of AEC Information Technology in the Department of Architecture, Kyung Hee University, Korea. He is also the Chief Vice-President of buildingSMART Korea. Dr. Kim obtained his B.Sc. in Architecture from Seoul National University in 1988, M.Sc. in Architecture from Carnegie Mellon University, USA, in 1991, and Ph.D. in Architecture from University of Strathclyde, UK, in 1994. He was a full time Research Associate and Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science, University of Wales at Cardiff lecturing artificial intelligence before he came to the Department of Architectural Engineering at Kyung-Hee University in 1996.
Dr Kim has more than twenty years of practical experience in architecture, including BIM, CAD, and IT in construction. He is also an Executive Committee Corresponding Member of buildingSMART International, a member of the International Technical Management Group and the buildingSMART Korea Technical Chair. He founded the buildingSMART Korea chapter in 1998.
In addition, Professor Kim is acting as the deputy leader of ISO TC184/SC4/T22 for Building & Construction Group since 2005 and leader of Korea Committee for ISO TC59/SC13. He is also active in various organizations, holding position as board member in The Korea Institute of Architecture (KIA) and Association of CAD/CAM and so on.