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Staff Scientist
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Jongwoo Kim received his BS degree at the Kyungpook National University, South Korea in 1989, with a major in Electronics Engineering which includes both Electrical and Computer Engineering. He then finished his MS in the same department and university in 1991. In 1998, he completed a PhD at the University of Missouri, majoring in Computer Engineering and Computer Science.

Since 1998, he has worked for several projects (MARS, WebMARS, PDRS, and IMPPOA) related to biomedical document labeling and processing areas at the Communications Engineering Branch of the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications. His research interests are biomedical document processing, biomedical image processing/recognition, pattern recognition, computer vision, fuzzy theory, and robust statistics areas.

Professional Activities: 

Dr. Kim is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the IEEE Computer Society, and Korean American Society of Biomedical Informatics.

Honors and Awards: 

Dr. Kim has received the NIH Group Award for his contributions to the Publisher Data Review System, and an Appreciation Award from Aquilent in 2012.

Publications/Tools by Jongwoo Kim: 
Thoma GR, Le DX, Kim I, Kim JW, Moon C, Tran L, Zou J. Automation to Accelerate the Production of MEDLINE April 2008 Technical Report to the LHNCBC Board of Scientific Counselors.
Kim J, Le DX, Thoma GR. Automatic Extraction of Bibliographic Information from Biomedical Online Journal Articles Using a String Matching Algorithm Proc IEEE CBMS, June 2006, Salt Lake City, Utah; 905-10
Kim J, Le DX, Thoma GR. Automated Labeling Of Biomedical Online Journal Articles In: Callaos N, Lesso W, editors. SCI 2005. Proc 9th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics; 2005 Jul 10-13; Vol. 4; Orlando (FL): International Institute of Informatics and Systemics; c2005. 406-11
Kim J, Le DX, Thoma GR. Automated Labeling for Biomedical Journals Published in Foreign Languages Proc. 8th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics. 2004 Jul.;:444-9.
Mao S, Kim J, Thoma G. A Dynamic Feature Generation System for Automated Metadata Extraction in Preservation of Digital Materials Proc. International Workshop on Document Image Analysis for Libraries (DIAL2004). 2004 Jan;: 225-32.
Mao S, Kim J, Thoma G. Style-Independent Document Labeling: Design and Performance Evaluation Proc. SPIE - Document Recognition and Retrieval. 2004 Jan;: 14-22.
Kim J, Le DX, Thoma GR. Automated Labeling in Document Images Proc. SPIE, Document Recognition and Retrieval VIII. 2001 Jan;4307:111-22.
Le DX, Tran LQ, Chow J, Kim J, Hauser SE, Moon CW, Thoma GR. Automated Medical Citation Records Creation for Web-Based Online Journals Proc. 14th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems: IEEE Computer Society. 2001.
Mao S, Kim J, Le DX, Thoma GR. Generating Robust Features for Style-Independent Labeling of Bibliographic Fields in Medical Journal Articles Proc. 7th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics.2003 July;III:53-6.
Kim J, Le DX, Thoma GR. Automated Labeling of Bibliographic Data Extracted from Biomedical Online Journals Proc. SPIE Electronic Imaging. 2003 Jan;5010: 47-56.