Professor Jong-Jin Kim teaches building and environmental technology and at the College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan. The principal theme of his research and scholarly work is to explore how environmental sustainability and technological innovation shape future architecture and the building industry. Under this theme, he teaches courses and conducts research on sustainable design, intelligent buildings, building energy conservation, onsite solar and wind energy production, and zero energy community development.

Since 1978, he has conducted a variety of research projects on building technology in three continents: passive solar systems at the University of Texas at Austin (1978-1981), daylighting and building energy conservation at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley (1981-1988), where he received his Ph.D. in Architecture, and…

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