Dr Kim’s research is interdisciplinary by nature, utilising a multitude of theories from both his home fields of human-computer interaction and communication, and from the disciplines of design, engineering, psychology, sociology and information systems. In general, he seeks to synthesise broad theoretical lenses for examining the uses and effects of communication technology. Thus, his research imparts a considerable breadth of knowledge to researchers and students from various fields, and it provides practical guidelines for designing, programming and disseminating communication technologies. As one of the most prolific young scholars in the field, Dr Kim has received a total of HKD 1,200,000 in research grants as a sole principal investigator, and has published over 70 peer-reviewed research articles. His works have been featured in major international news outlets including TIME, CNN, NBC News andthe Guardian, as well as local media in more than 15 countries. The findings and implications of his research have attracted global attention, and have been cited as useful sources in many studies on the social and psychological effects of communication technology.