Since graduation with the Ph.D. degree from the University of Illinois in 1999, Dr. Sung Woo Kim has developed a world-class and productive research program in pig nutrition. The results of his outstanding research have significantly advanced our knowledge about utilization of protein, amino acids, and other nutrients in growing-finishing, gestating, and lactating swine.
Dr. Kim is currently a Professor of Nutrition at North Carolina State University.
Together with his graduate students, visiting scholars, and collaborators, he has published 168 peer reviewed papers, 18 book chapters, 244 abstracts, and given 204 invited talks in 23 countries. In recognition of his seminal contributions to swine nutrition, Dr. Kim has received AFIA Award in Nonruminant Nutrition Research, Early Career Achievement Award, and Outstanding Young Scientist Award from the American Society of Animal Science, The Vernon Young International Award for Amino Acid Research from the American Society of Nutrition, and Outstanding Research Award from the Association of Asian-Australasian Animal Production. He was recognized as University Faculty Scholar by the chancellor of North Carolina State University.