Sanghun Kim

Assistant Professor, Instructional, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Office Hours

Monday 1:00-3:00PM
Tuesday and Thursday 9:00-9:30AM


Dr. Kim is an Assistant Professor 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, 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)