Sanghun (Sam) Kim

Assistant Professor of Instruction in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Office Hours

Tuesday 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
and 10:30 AM to 12:00PM


Dr. Kim is an Assistant Professor of Instruction in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. His research includes the application of FRP Composites to infrastuctures for strengthening and blast as well as harmony search optimization on civil structures.


  • Ph.D, Structural Engineering/Civil Engineering, Syracuse University, 2003
  • M.S, Structural Engineering/Civil Engineering, Georgia Tech, 1994
  • B.S, Civil Engineering, ChungAng University, 1991

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Instruction, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Temple University, 2013 - present
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Temple University, 2012

Recent Publications 

  • Han Junggeun, Hong Kikwon, Kim, S.H., “Application of Photogrammetric System for Monitoring Civil Engineering Structures” in Photogrammetry, ISBN 979-953-307-421-3. January, 2012
  • Kim, S.H., and Aboutaha, Riyad, S., Ductility of CFRP Strengthened Concrete Bridge Girders,” The Fourth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety, and Management- IABMAS’ 08, Seoul, Korea, July 13-17, 2008

Research Interest 

  • Appilcations of Fiber Reinforced Polymer composite (FRP) for strengthening, seismic retrofit, and blast
  • Applications of Harmony Search (optimization)