Byungjin Kim is a PhD student in Ocean engineering at the Texas A&M University. He has a BSc in Mechanical engineering from Hanyang University, Korea and a M.Eng. in Ocean Engineering from the Texas A&M University. His research topic is to develop models to predict the dissolution and transport of methane bubbles from marine natural seeps. Previously he has been involved in other research cruise to Galveston bay and the Mississippi Canyon.