Biography

Dr. Kim is an Associate Professor of Instruction in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering as well as a Professional Engineer (P.E.). His research includes the application of Harmony Search Optimization with a big database to civil infrastructures like steel components, reinforced concrete components, and Fiber composite components with buildings and bridges.

Research Interests

  • Applications of Harmony Search (Optimization) with a big database.

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

CEE 2011

Civil Engineering Materials

Undergraduate

CEE 3412

Structural Analysis Laboratory

Undergraduate

CEE 4211

Bridge Engineering

Undergraduate

CEE 5211

Bridge Design

Graduate

ENGR 2334

Engineering Statics/Dynamics

Undergraduate

ENGR 4171

Senior Design Project I for Industrial and Systems Engineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4172

Senior Design Project I for Engineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4173

Senior Design Project I for Environmental Engineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4174

Senior Design Project I for Bioengineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4175

Senior Design Project I for Civil Engineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4176

Senior Design Project I for Electrical Engineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4177

Senior Design Project I for Mechanical Engineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4296

Senior Design Project II

Undergraduate

ENGR 4996

Honors Senior Design Project II

Undergraduate

CMT 3145

Structural Analysis

Undergraduate

CMT 4335

Steel and Wood Structures

Undergraduate

CMT 4336

Concrete and Masonry Design

Undergraduate

Selected Publications

Recent

  • Cakiroglu, C., Bekdaş, G., Kim, S., & Geem, Z.W. Explainable Ensemble Learning Models for the Rheological Properties of Self-Compacting Concrete. Sustainability, 14(21), pp. 14640-14640. MDPI AG. doi: 10.3390/su142114640