Dr. Kim received his Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University in 2003 in network security (DDoS mitigation). His expertise includes secure network design, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) communications, and cyber-physical system (CPS) security. He published over 90 papers in peer-reviewed journals and his research was sponsored by Microsoft Research, the US Air Force, the Naval Air Warfare Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, National Security Technologies, and the National Science Foundation. His work on DDoS attacks has established a foundation for Rate-Based Intrusion Prevention Systems. Dr. Kim serves as an Associate Professor in Computer Sciences at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He established the first higher-education curriculum on blockchain at UNLV and is active in the State of Nevada blockchain initiative.