Soonho Kim

Web Portal Specialist

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

City
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Discipline
Computer and Information Science
Interests
applying IT technology to International organizations: Special interests in Semantic Web, Linked Open Data, Open Data, Big Data, Ontology, and International standards
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About

Soonho Kim is an expert on how to integrate new IT technology to International Organizations. She is originally from South Korea and has lived in Florida, Rome in Italy, and Fairfax, Virginia. She received a Ph.D. in Agricultural and biological engineering (major) + computer science (minor) in University of Florida in 2005. Prior to Joining IFPRI, Soonho Kim has worked as an Information management specialist in Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for six years. She has two daughters.
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Publications

  • Integrated description of agricultural field experiments and production: The ICASA Version 2.0 data standards

    Computers and Electronics in Agriculture (2013)

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  • The FAO geopolitical ontology: A reference for country-based information

    Kim S, Iglesias-Sucasas M, Violliera V

    Journal of Agricultural & Food Information (2013)

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  • Linked Open Data for Food and Agriculture Profiles

    Kim S, Viollier V, Iglesias M

    The semantic Technology Conference (2011)

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  • FAO's geopolitical ontology and service

    Iglesias M, Kim S, Viollier V

    The Semantic Technology Conference (2010)

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  • Integrating country-based heterogeneous data at the United Nations: FAO's geopolitical ontology and services.

    KIM S, IGLESIAS SUCASAS M, CARACCIOLO C, KEIZER J

    Semantic Web.com (2009)

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  • A Practical Comparison Between Thesaurus and Ontology Techniques As a Basis for Search Improvement

    Kim S, Beck H

    Journal of Agricultural & Food Information (2006)

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  • A multilingual semantic search assistant to facilitate information retrieval

    Kim S, Jeetendra S, Li Z, Bagdanov A, Ajay Krishnan, Sini M et al.

    World conference on agricultural information and IT, IAALD AFITA WCCA 2008 (2008)

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  • A Workflow for the Networked Ontologies Lifecycle: A Case Study in FAO of the UN

    Muñoz-García Óscar, Gómez-Pérez A, Iglesias-Sucasas M, Kim S

    CURRENT TOPICS IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (2007)

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  • Ontology-assisted Information Extraction in Agricultural Publications

    Kim S, Beck H

    the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual Meeting (2003)

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  • DISC CITRUS PLANNING AND SCHEDULING PROGRAM

    H.W. Beck, L.G. Albrigo, S. Kim

    VII International Symposium on Modelling in Fruit Research and Orchard Management

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  • A Fungicide Application Decision (FAD) Support System for Postbloom Fruit Drop of Citrus (PFD)

    N. A. R., Kim S, Beck H, Souza N, Timmer L

    Plant Management Network (2002)

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  • An Integrated Database Approach for Managing Educational Resources in Agricultural and Biological Engineering Source: , November 2006, vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 1210-1218(9) Publisher: International Journal of Engineering Education

    Badal R, Kim S, Owens J, Beck H

    International Journal of Engineering Education (2006)

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Professional experience

Web Portal Specialist

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

September 2011 - Present

Information Management Specialist

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations

September 2006 - August 2011 (4 years 11 months)

Contractor for building ontology

Biodiversity International

September 2006 - December 2006 (3 months)

Post. Doc.

University of Florida

January 2006 - August 2006 (7 months)

Research Associate

University of Florida

January 2001 - December 2005 (4 years 11 months)

Information Technology Consultant

International Livestock Research Center (ILRI)

June 2002 - August 2002 (2 months)

Education history

University of Floria

Ph.D. Major in Agricultural and Biological Engineering

September 2000 - December 2005 (5 years 3 months)

University of Florid

Ph.D. Minor in The Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering

September 2000 - December 2005 (5 years 3 months)

Seoul National University

Master in Microbiology (Immunology)

March 1996 - February 1998 (1 year 11 months)

Korea University

Bachelor in Agricultural biology

March 1992 - February 1996 (3 years 11 months)