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SungYoung Kim
Assistant Professor

2017 Submissions

Journal Paper

Kim, Sungyoung and Hidetaka Imamura. "An Assessment of a Spatial Ear Training Program for Perceived Auditory Source Width." The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 142. 2 (2017): EL201-EL204. Web. «

Kim, Sungyoung, et al. "A Cross-cultural Comparison of Preferred Spectral Balances for Headphone-reproduced Music." Acoustical Science and Technology 38. 5 (2017): 272-273. Web. «

Book Chapter

Kim, Sungyoung. "Height Channels." Immersive Sound. Ed. Agnieszka Roginska and Paul Geluso. New York, NY: Routledge, 2017. 221-243. Print. «

Published Conference Proceedings

Chon, Song Hui and Sungyoung Kim. "Does Technical Ear Training Also Improve Speech-in-noise Identification?" Proceedings of the The 6th Conference of the Asia-Pacific Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music. Ed. APSCOM6. Kyoto, Kyoto: APSCOM6, 2017. Print. *

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Kim, Sungyoung. "Discovering a Physical Parameter that Co-varies with Enhanced Immersiveness." Invited Lecture Series. Department of System Information Sciences, Tohoku University. Sendai, Miyagi. 17 Jan. 2017. Lecture.

Chon, Song Hui and Sungyoung Kim. "Exploration of Perceptual Differences of Virtually Enhanced Sound Fields Using Timbre Toolbox." 174th meeting of Acoustical Society of America. Acoustical Society of America. New Orleans, LA. 4 Dec. 2017. Conference Presentation. *

Kim, Sungyoung, et al. "Comparing the Binaural Recordings of 22.2- and 2-Channel Music Reproduced in Three Listening Rooms." 174th meeting of Acoustical Society of America. Acoustical Society of America. New Orleans, LA. 4 Dec. 2017. Conference Presentation. *

Ashok, Madhu and Sungyoung Kim. "FFactors Differentiating the 22.2- and 2-Channel Reproduced Sound Fields Through an Acoustic Modeling of Three Listening Room." 174th Meeting of Acoustical Society of America. Acoustical Society of America. New Orleans, LA. 5 Dec. 2017. Conference Presentation. *

Kim, Sungyoung. "Immersive Audio and Height Channels: Capture and Reproduction." Light and Sound Interactive 2017. LSI. Rochester, NY. 13 Sep. 2017. Lecture.

Kim, Sungyoung. "An Active Learning Game for Better Sound Localization Using Augmented Reality (AR)." Game4Change 2017. Game4Change (G4C). New York, NY. 1 Aug. 2017. Conference Presentation.

External Scholarly Fellowships/National Review Committee

1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
     Yamaha Corporation
     Amount: 11443 ≠

4/1/2017 - 3/31/2018
     Yamaha Corporation
     Amount: 10711 ≠

12/1/2017 - 3/31/2018
     Yamaha Corporation
     Amount: 18807 ≠

2016 Submissions

Journal Paper

Diaz, Carlos, Hsun Yi (Sarah) Pao, and Sungyoung Kim. "Film Performance of Poly(lactic acid) Blends for Packaging Applications." Journal of Applied Packaging Researching 8. 3 (2016): 43-51. Print. «

Published Conference Proceedings

Kim, Sungyoung and Sean Olive. "Assessing Influence of a Headphone Type on Individualized Ear Training." Proceedings of the Audio Engineering Society 138th Int. Convention. Ed. AES. Warsaw, Poland: n.p., Web. «

Kim, Sungyoung, et al. "Height Loudspeaker Position and its Influence on Listeners’ Hedonic Responses." Proceedings of the 2016 AES International Conference on Sound Field Control. Ed. AES. Guilford, UK: n.p., 2016. Web. «

Chon, Song Hui, Sungyoung Kim, and Doyuen Ko. "Effect of Room Acoustics on Listeners’ Preference of String Quartet Performances Recorded in Virtual Acoustics." Proceedings of the International Conference of Music Perception and Recognition (ICMPC). Ed. ICMPC. San Francisco, CA: n.p., 2016. Web. «

Wong, Matthew and Sungyoung Kim. "Source-Distance Based Panning Algorithm (SDAP) for 3D Surround Sound." Proceedings of the Audio Engineering Society 141st Int. Convention. Ed. AES. Los Angeles, CA: n.p., 2016. Web. «

Kim, Sungyoung, Ron Bakker, and Masahiro Ikeda. "Comparing Preferred Spectral Balances of Listeners from Four Countries." Proceedings of the Acoustical Society of America Fall 2016 Meeting. Ed. ASA. Honolulu, Hawaii: n.p., 2016. Web. *

Imamura, Hidetaka and Sungyoung Kim. "Efficacy of a New Spatial Ear Training Program for “Ensemble Width” and “Individual Source Width”." Proceedings of the Acoustical Society of America Fall 2016 Meeting. Ed. ASA. Honolulu, Hawaii: n.p., 2016. Web. *

Okumura, Hiraku, Sushrut Khiwadkar, and Sungyoung Kim. "Investigating Integration Between Auditory and Visual Location Information Presented in an Augmented-reality Device." Proceedings of the Acoustical Society of America Fall 2016 Meeting. Ed. ASA. Honolulu, Hawaii: n.p., 2016. Web. *

National/International Competition Award Winner

Imamura, Hidetaka and Sungyoung Kim. Audio Engineering Society. AES 138th Student Design Competition Silver Award. Warsaw, Poland, 2016.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Kim, Sungyoung. "Can We Listen Better Through Technical Ear-training?" Audio Engineering Society Webster Section Meeting. Department of Audio Production, Webster University. St. Louis, Missouri. 9 Dec. 2016. Lecture.

Kim, Sungyoung. "Can We Listen Better Through Technical Ear-training?" Invited Lecture Series. Department of Communication Science and Disorders, The University of Iowa. Iowa City, Iowa. 4 Nov. 2016. Lecture.

Kim, Sungyoung and Hiraku Okumura. "Multichannel Music with Height Channels: Significance of Capturing and Delivering Height Information." AES Belmont Section Meeting. Department of Audio Engineering Technology, Belmont University. Nashville, TN. 7 Apr. 2016. Lecture.

Levine, Justin and Sungyoung Kim. "What You Hear is What You See: A New Spatial Ear-training Paradigm on an AR Device." VR/AR Symposium. RIT. Rochester, NY. 2 Dec. 2016. Conference Presentation.

Okumura, Hiraku, Sushrut Khiwadkar, and Sungyoung Kim. "Investigating Integration Between Auditory and Visual Location Information Presented in an AR Device." VR/AR Symposium. RIT. Rochester, NY. 2 Dec. 2016. Conference Presentation.

External Scholarly Fellowships/National Review Committee

5/1/2015 - 3/31/2017
     Yamaha Corporation
     Amount: $39,997 ≠

1/1/2016 - 7/31/2017
     Yamaha Corporation
     Amount: $11,230 ≠

7/1/2016 - 12/31/2016
     Revolabs Inc.
     Amount: $4,999 ≠

2015 Submissions

Journal Paper

Kim, Sungyoung, Hiraku Okumura, and Makoto Otani. "Near-Field Sound Control Using a Planar Loudspeaker." Journal of Audio Engineering Society 63. 1/2 (2015): 54-62. Print. «

Koontz, Warren L. G., Sungyoung Kim, and Mark J. Indelicato. "A Digital Reverberation Simulator Based On Multi-Port Acoustic Elements." Journal of Multidisciplinary Engineering Science and Technology 2. 1 (2015): 185-191. Web. *

Kim, Sungyoung. "An Assessment of Individualized Technical Ear Training for Audio Production." Journal of Acoustical Society of America 138. 1 (2015): EL110–EL113. Web. «

Kim, Sungyoung, Richard King, and Toru Kamekawa. "A Cross-cultural Comparison of Salient Perceptual Characteristics of Height Channels for a Virtual Auditory Environment." Virtual Reality 19. 3 (2015): 149–160. Print. «

Published Conference Proceedings

Chon, Song Hui, Doyuen Ko, and Sungyoung Kim. "Listeners' Response to String Quartet Performances Recorded in Virtual Acoustics." Proceedings of the AES 59th Int. Conference: Sound Reinforcement Engineering and Technology. Ed. AES. Montreal, Quebec: n.p., 2015. Web. «

Kim, Sungyoung, Ron Bakker, and Masahiro Ikeda. "Timbre Preferences of Four Listener Groups and the Influence of Their Cultural Backgrounds." Proceedings of the Audio Engineering Society 140th Int. Convention. Ed. AES. Paris, France: n.p., 2015. Web. «

Peer Reviewed/Juried Poster Presentation

Kim, Sungyoung and Mark J. Indelicato. "Front-and-overhead Energy Ratio and Immersive Sound Field Rendering with Height Channels." Proceedings of the Acoustical Society of America Fall 2015 Meeting. Ed. ASA. Jacksonville, FL: n.p.. *

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Kim, Sungyoung. "Future of Spatial Audio: Adaptation, Immersiveness, and Interactivity." Korea Broadcasting Engineer Academy Invited Lecture Series. Korea Broadcasting Engineer Academy. Seoul, Korea. 15 Jan. 2015. Guest Lecture.

Kim, Sungyoung. "Comparing Perceptual Responses of Three Listener-groups in Multichannel Music with Height Ambiences." CIRMMT Axis 4 Workshop. CIRMMT (Center for Interdisciplinary Research of Music Media and Technology). Montreal, Canada. 28 Mar. 2015. Lecture.

Kim, Sungyoung. "Rise and Shine: Height Ambience and Cultural Influence." NOVIC Seminar. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. Daejon, Korea. 14 Feb. 2015. Guest Lecture.

2014 Submissions

Journal Paper

Kim, Sungyoung, Masahiro Ikeda, and William L. Martens. "Reproducing Virtually Elevated Sound via a Conventional Home-Theater Audio System." Journal of Audio Engineering Society 62. 5 (2014): 337-344. Print. «

Published Conference Proceedings

Karampourniotis, Antonios, et al. "Significance of Height Loudspeaker Positioning for Perceived Immersive Sound Field Reproduction." Proceedings of the The 2014 Spring meeting of Acoustical Society of America. Ed. ASA. Providence, Rhodes Island: ASA, 2014. Print. *

Diaz, Carlos A., Hsun Yi Pao, and Sungyoung Kim. "Film Performance of Poly(lactic acid) Blends for Packaging Applications." Proceedings of the 19th IAPRI World Conference on Packaging. Ed. IAPRI (International Association of Packaging Research Institutes). Melbourne, Australia: IAPRI (International Association of Packaging Research Institutes), 2014. Print. *

Imamura, Hidetaka, et al. "Discovering Perceptual Characteristics of Multichannel Music with Height Ambiences for Japanese Listeners." Proceedings of the International Conference of Music Perception and Recognition (ICMPC). Ed. ICMPC. Seoul, Korea: ICMPC, 2014. Print. *

Indelicato, Mark J., Clark Hochgraf, and Sungyoung Kim. "How Critical Listening Exercises Complement Technical Courses to Effectively Provide Audio Education for Engineering Technology Students." Proceedings of the Audio Engineering Society 137th International Convention. Ed. AES. Los Angeles, CA: AES, 2014. Web. *

Karampourniotis, Antonios, et al. "Multichannel-reproduced Music with Height Ambiences: Investigating Physical and Perceptual Factors for Comprehensive 3D Experience." Proceedings of the Audio Engineering Society 137th International Convention. Ed. AES. Los Angeles, CA: AES, 2014. Web. *

Kim, Sungyoung, Philip Gosselin, and Hiraku Okumura. "Discovering a Physical Parameter Associated with a Near-field Sound Control: Comparing HRTFs of Nine Loudspeakers in a Non-anechoic Room." Proceedings of the Inter-Noise 2014. Ed. Unknown. Melbourne, Australia: Inter-Noise, 2014. Print. ∆

Shows/Exhibits/Installations

Na, Chanmi. Turn Your Living Room into a Carnegie Hall. Dir. Sungyoung Kim. May 2014. Imagine RIT, Rochester. Exhibit.

StringQuartet, RIT. Music with a Virtual Auditorium. Dirs. Sungyoung Kim, et al. Feb. 2014. Stan McKenzie Salon, Rochester. Installation.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Kim, Sungyoung. "Rise and Shine: Investigating the Influence of Height Channels on the Multichannel Audio Reproduction." AIZU University Research Seminar Series. AIZU University. AIZU, JAPAN. 16 Jan. 2014. Lecture.

Valentine, Eric, et al. "Psychological Aspects of Record Making." 8th Annual Central Region AES Student Summit. Webster University. St. Louis, MO. 22 Mar. 2014. Conference Presentation.

Ryan, Timothy, Sungyoung Kim, and Sean Olive. "Technical Ear Training." 8th Annual Central Region AES Student Summit. Webster University. St. Louis, MO. 22 Mar. 2014. Conference Presentation.

King, Richard, et al. "3D/Immersive Audio." 8th Annual Central Region AES Student Summit. Webster University. St. Louis, MO. 22 Mar. 2014. Conference Presentation.

External Scholarly Fellowships/National Review Committee

1/1/2013 - 4/30/2014
     Yamaha Corporation
     Amount: $10,090 ≠

12/1/2014 - 11/30/2015
     Yamaha Corporation
     Amount: $11,000 ≠

2013 Submissions

Journal Paper

Kim, Sungyoung, et al. "Inter-subject Differences in Personalized Technical Ear Training and the Influence of an Individually Optimized Training Sequence." Acoustical Science and Technology 34. 6 (2013): 424-431. Web. *

Published Conference Proceedings

Watanabe, Takayuki, Masahiro Ikeda, and Sungyoung Kim. "Active Field Control Using Sound Field Generation Techniques: Case Study of A Live Concert at A Virtual Renaissance Church." Proceedings of the International Congress on Acoustics. Ed. ICA. Montreal, Quebec: ICA, 2013. Print. ∆

Kim, Sungyoung, et al. "Subjective Evaluation of Multichannel Sound with Surround-Height Channels." Proceedings of the 135th Audio Engineering Society Convention. Ed. AES. New York, New York: Audio Engineering Society, 2013. Web. *

Kim, Sungyoung, et al. "Rendering an Immersive Sound Field Using a Virtual Height Loudspeaker: Effect of Height-related Room Impulse Responses." Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE Global Conference on Consumer Electronics (GCCE). Ed. GCCE. Makuhari, Japan: IEEE, 2013. Print. *

Shows/Exhibits/Installations

Beghin, Matt Haimovitz & Tom. Virtual Salon. Dirs. Sungyoung Kim and Wieslaw Woszczyk. 5 Jun. 2013. Multimedia Room (MMR) at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University, Montreal. Performance.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Kim, Sungyoung. "Virtual Acoustics in Action: Turning a Classroom into a Concert Hall." Rochester Engineering Symposium. Rochester's Technical and Engineering Societies and RIT. Rochester, New York. 23 Apr. 2013. Lecture. ˜

Kim, Sungyoung. "Rise and Shine: Multichannel Audio Beyond Stereo." NYSETA Fall Conference 2013. New York State Engineering Technology Association. Alfred, New York. 25 Oct. 2013. Lecture.

2012 Submissions

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Kim, Sungyoung, et al. "Workshop 1: Train Your Ear! Trend and the Future of Ear Training." AES (Audio Engineering Society) Japan Section Conference. AES Japan Section. Sendai, Japan. 10 Oct. 2012. Lecture.

Provisional Patent

Kim, Sungyoung. "Device, Method, Program, and System for Canceling Crosstalk when Reproducing Sound Through Plurality of Speakers Arranged Around Listener." Patent US 8320590 B2. 27 Nov. 2012. *

External Scholarly Fellowships/National Review Committee

10/1/2012 - 12/31/2013
     Yamaha Corporation
     Amount: $12,378 ≠