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 FRP Composites to infrastructures for strengthening and blast as well as Harmony Search Optimization on civil structures.

Research Interests

  • Applications of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite (FRP) for Strengthening
  • Seismic Retrofit & Blast
  • Applications of Harmony Search (Optimization)

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

CEE 3411

Structural Analysis

Undergraduate

CEE 3412

Structural Analysis Laboratory

Undergraduate

CEE 3441

Steel & Concrete Design

Undergraduate

CEE 4211

Bridge Engineering

Undergraduate

CEE 4871

Fundamentals of Engineering in Civil Engineering

Undergraduate

CEE 5110

Special Topics: Pre-Stressed Concrete

Graduate

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

CMT 3145

Structural Analysis

Undergraduate

CMT 4335

Steel and Wood Structures

Undergraduate

CMT 4336

Concrete and Masonry Design

Undergraduate

Selected Publications

Recent

  • Kim, S. & Aboutaha, R.S. (2004). Finite element analysis of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) strengthened reinforced concrete beams. Computers and Concrete, 1(4), pp. 401-416. Techno-Press. doi: 10.12989/cac.2004.1.4.401

  • Kim, S.H. & Aboutaha, R.S. (2004). Ductility of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) strengthened reinforced concrete beams: Experimental investigation. Steel and Composite Structures, 4(5), pp. 333-353. doi: 10.12989/scs.2004.4.5.333

  • Kim, S. & Aboutaha, R. (2004). Experimental Investigation of CFRP Strengthened Cocnrete Members. Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures, pp. 1-7. 4th International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures, Calgary, Alberta: 4th International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures.

  • Aboutaha, R.S., Wattanadechachan, P., & Kim, S.H. (2003). Flexural ductility of CFRP strengthened concrete beams-experimental investigation. American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication, SP-213, pp. 207-220.

  • Kim, S., Im, J.S., Jun, B.S., & Kim, S.H. (1998). Bearing Capacity Analysis of Soil Cement Injected Precaset Pile Method. Proceedings of the Korean Society of Civil Engineers. National Conference, 1998, Seoul Korea: Korean Society of Civil Engineers.

  • Kim, S., Shin, M.H.o., Bang, Y.K., & Jun, B.S. (1996). Model Tests of KSIP Method Increased Skin Friction. Korean Geotrechnical Society. Spring '96 Nation Conference, Seoul Korea.

  • Kim, S., Shin, M.H.o., Jun, B.S., & Bang, Y.K. (1996). A Study of Development of KUMHO Spiral Prebored Cement Paste Injected Precast Pile (KSIP) Method. Japanese Society of Civil Engineering, pp. 22-29. Winter conference of Japanese Society of Civil Engineering, Japan: Japanese Society of Civil Engineering.

  • Kim, S., Shin, M.H.o., Bang, Y.K., & Jun, B.S. (1996). An Analysis of KSIP Method Increase Skin Friction. The Bulletin of Korea Earth Work (KEW), pp. 77-83. Korea Earth Work.

  • Kim, S., Shin, M.H.o., Jun, B.S., & Bang, Y.K. (1995). A Study of Spiral Prebored Cement Paste Injected Pile (SIP) Method. Proceeding of the Korean Society of Civil Engineering, pp. 407-410. Korean Society of Civil Engineering National Conference, Seoul Korea: Korean Society of Civil Engineering.

  • Kim, S. & Aboutaha, R.S. Ducitility of CarbonFiber Reinforced Polymer Strengthened Concrete Bridge Girders. The Fourth International Conference-IABMAS '08. IABMAS, Seoul, Korea.