Dr. Miso Kim is a senior research scientist at Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS). She received her undergraduate degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Seoul National University, South Korea (2004). She received her M.S. (2007) and Ph.D. degrees (2012) in Materials Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She joined the Center for Safety Measurement of KRISS as a senior research scientist in 2012 and has happily pursued her passion for research at KRISS since then. Her primary research interests cover analytical modeling, design, and experimental characterization of piezoelectric materials and smart structures (including mechanical metamaterials) for energy harvesting and sensing.