Youngchul Kim, PhD: is an Associate Professor of Urban Design in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at KAIST in South Korea. He is a skilled urban designer, architect, educator and researcher with a strong background in urban design and redevelopment. He has experience in conducting research projects regarding data-driven urban design, urban analytics, urban spatial analysis and urban redevelopment for sustainable, resilient, smart cities. Prof. Kim received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, in 1999 and 2001, respectively, and the PhD degree from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, MI, USA, investigating urban redevelopment and its impact on residents, in 2011. From 2012 to 2015, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at City University of Hong Kong, and from 2013 to 2015, he was an Associate Programme Leader of the Master of Urban Design and Regional Planning degree with the City University of Hong Kong. In 2016, he joined the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, South Korea, and since 2017, he has been the Director of the Smart City Research Center, KAIST. His research interests include experimental, innovative urban design, and urban data-driven analysis for smart, resilient, sustainable cities. He leads the KAIST Urban Design Lab.