Jihoon Kim


Control Engineer with 7 years of experience in EV Powertrain Development. Expert on Matlab/Simulink and model-based design. Good knowledge of control system architecture, sensors, actuators, microcontroller operation. Team player with excellent communication skills and strong work ethic. Rich hands-on experience in system integration, testing and data analysis. Knowledgeable in electric vehicle both at system and component levels.

Work Experiences

Sr. Vehicle Control Software Engineer at Xos Trucks
(2021 – present)
working on class 6 all electric commercial delivery trucks.

Vehicle Control Engineer at Optimal EV
(2017 – 2021)
worked in S1LF project, all-electric low floor shuttle bus (Ford E450 Chassis Conversion). Previous projects involve powertrain development engineering consulting with Bollinger Motors, Ram 1500 PROMASTER electric conversion and C1M1, built-from-scratch dual motor performance vehicle. Work scopes from selecting components to programming algorithm on VCU and testing.

Development Engineer at LG Electronics
(2015 – 2017)
Participated in GM BEV2 Bolt EV Project. Worked in electric powertrain development program management team to interact with OEM for On-board Charger Module Development.


University of Michigan – Dearborn
(2018 – 2019)
M. S. Mechanical Engineering

Northeastern University
(2009 – 2015)
B. S. Mechanical Engineering