Ji-Eun Kim is an assistant professor in the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at the University of Washington. She holds a Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University and a M.S. degree in Cognitive Psychology from Korea University. Her primary research focuses on measuring, modeling, and designing human performance considering individual differences by employing statistical, physiological, and psychological measurements. She is also interested in the application of the individualized performance to healthcare, operations research, and engineering education. Her work is rooted in her previous study of cognitive neuroscience which was funded by government agencies and industry partners. Before joining Penn State, she worked for the Korea Institute of Science of Technology on a project to develop biomedical robots that automatically respond to users’ muscular signals.