Jongpil Kim is an alumnus of SEQAM in the department of computer science at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. He received BS and MS degrees both in Computer Science and Engineering at Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. His master's thesis was on graph partitioning problems for optimization. Before joining SEQAM, he worked in Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute in Korea as a research engineer. He completed his Ph.D. in 2017 in image segmentation of computer vision.
He is currently a software developer in Bloomberg LP.