Jinmi Kim

Director of Administration (Based in Republic of Korea)


Dr. Jinmi Kim is a Special Assistant to the IPCC Chair. She assisted, part-time, Dr. Lee who was elected IPCC Vice-Chair from 2009 to 2015. She was a Research Assistant in the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy (CEEP) in University of Delaware, U.S.A from September 2008 to May 2011. She participated in several projects under CEEP research programs, including “Policies to Support Distributed Renewable Energy (2011)” and “Sustainable Community Energy Efficiency Potential (2011)”, “Crossing the Sustainable Energy Rubicon (2012).”

In addition, she conducted an independent research on the relationship between green economy and climate change which led her to present a paper at the 2012 International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) North American Conference in Austin, Texas. The title of the paper was “The Cost and Benefits of Transition to a Green Economy in the Context of Energy and Climate Change.” This paper was published in the  US Association for Energy Economics  Dialogue, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2013. She received her Bachelors and Masters from Keimyung, Daegu, Korea and Ph.D. in energy and environmental policy from University of Delaware, U.S.A. Her Ph.D. dissertation title was “An Analysis of Climate Change Coalition Formation from Game Theoretic Perspective