Sunmin Kim

Sunmin served with Senator Brian Schatz and supported on emerging issues in transportation, including transportation data and autonomous vehicle regulatory policy.  

Prior to the fellowship, she was a technology editor for The Economist Intelligence Unit's thought leadership division in the Americas. Specializing in the impact of technology on society and business, she has reported on technology policymaking, rise of startup cities, big data in business, sharing economy and the labor market and self-driving cars, to name a few.

Outside the EIU, she is the executive director of Pro Journo, a global business journalism non-profit, and a media advisor to the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers community. She received her Masters in Mechanical Engineering and Bachelors in Biological Engineering at the University of Michigan and Cornell University, respectively, and patented a method to pattern quantum dots (nanoparticles that have semiconductor properties).