Jiyoung Kim (PhD) is a research professor at Center for Food and Bioconvergence, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. She has completed her B.S. (2000) from Korea University, Seoul, Korea, Ph.D. (2004) from University of Georgia, GA, USA and post-doctoral study (2006) from University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA. She has studied in multidisciplinary fields such as physiology, pharmacology, toxicology, neuroscience, and food science.


She pursues on precision nutrient physiology & pharmacology for the healthy life of human being. Her current research is mainly focused on AI diet architect/platform to design the predictor for personalized nutrition.

Another research is on sulforaphane to prevent neurological diseases and to predict its responders. 

​Facing the current global pandemic of COVID-19, she is working to fuse research and industry on personalized immune diet that can protect people from viral infections.

Research Goal

1) AI diet architect/platform to design the predictor for personalized nutrition.
2) Medicinal nutrient & food big data research for disease prevention and personalized nutrition.
3) Data-driven research on personalized immune agricultural products and foods.
4) Integration of big-databases of bioactive nutrients for personalized neurological disease prevention, which will be later used for machine learning and artificial intelligence.
5) Sulforaphane, a major component derived from cruciferous plants such as broccoli, to prevent neurological diseases including dementia and autism spectrum disorder (working to launch randomized controlled trial).


​Curriculum Vitae

​Metrics (Google Scholar)
(updated 10-01-2021)

Citations 2659
H-index Citations 26


Academic Activities

Personalized Food & Nutrition AI diet Subcommittee Chairperson under Korean Society of Food Science and Nutrition

한국식품영양과학회 개인맞춤영양분과 위원장(

Korea Microbiome Consortium 위원


Advisory & Cooperation

식품의약품안전처 식생활영양정책과. 개인맞춤영양정책

개인맞춤형 건강기능식품 소분판매 기술기준안 개발. (산업통상자원부)

GS리테일. 개인 건강 데이터 기반 상품 추천 서비스 개발

(주)잇마플. 고부가가치(메디푸드) 식품과 개인의 생애주기, 건강(질병) 등에 맞춤형 식단(가정간편식)을 제공하기 위한 연구(산학협력협약 MOU)


2021 한국식품영양과학회 개인맞춤영양분과

2020 서울대학교 식품바이오융합연구소 AI diet 심포지엄

2019 농식품미래기획단

그 외)

2013, 2015 BRIC 한국을 빛내는 사람들
2019, 2020 서울대학교 식품바이오융합연구소 AI diet 심포지엄 총괄
2021 서울대학교 맞춤형 식이 설계 AI diet 플랫폼 개발 연구단 컨소시엄 운영