Ke Chung Kim
Founding Director and Professor
Pennsylvania State University
Ke chung kim is currently a Professor Emeritus of Entomology and Founding Cutrator, Frost Entomological Museum, Department of Entomology and Director, Center for BioDiversity Research, PSIEE, Pennsylvania State University, USA. Professor Kim is recognized within the field of Biodiversity and its Conservation and development even while he spends most of his time working across Ecological Applications; Biodiversity Science: Taxonomy/Systematics, Ecology, Sustainability Science; Forensic Entomology: Scene Investigation and PMI (Postmortem Interval) Analysis. He is an active scholar who has a publication of total 14 books, 32 chapters, 134 peer-reviewed papers, 28 articles and 26 .Professor Kim served as Director, Member of Pennsylvania Biodiversity Partnership, Board of Directors (2000-2005),Steering Committee, Pennsylvania Biological Survey (1998-2005), Chair, The DMZ Forum, Inc.( 1997-present), President, Pennsylvania Biological Survey (1996-1997), President, Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society, Penn State Chapter (1992-1995), Founding Chair, Entomological Collections Network (1989-1990) andFounding Chair, International Advisory Council for Biosystematic Services in Entomology (1985-1992).
Biodiversity Science: Exploration, Documentation, Taxonomy/Systematics of Arthropod Biodiversity, Conservation and Protection Policy; Biodiversity Inventory, Assessment and Monitoring. Forensic application of Entomology. Biology and Evolution of Intraspecific Variations. Ecology and Coevolution of Animal Parasites and Host Interactions. Impacts of Anthropogenic Stressor on Biodiversity and Mitigation for Biodiversity Impacts of Climate Change.