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Kibaek Kim

Assistant Computational Mathematician


Kibaek Kim has received a Ph.D. degree under the supervision of Dr. Sanjay Mehrotra in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences from Northwestern University. His primary research focus is on modeling and parallel algorithms for stochastic optimization in applications to energy planning and healthcare.

Research Interests

His research focuses primarily on computational optimization, including stochastic programming and integer programming, with applications to energy planning, healthcare systems and bioenergy. Recent studies have focused on developing algorithms for solving stochastic mixed-integer programs using high-performance computing clusters.

Educational Background

  • PhD, Northwestern University, Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, 2014

Professional Memberships

  • The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)