Nov. 3, 2018: Invited to Scientific Committee of FRPRCS-14

Dr. Kim was invited to the International Scientific Committee of the 14th International Symposium on Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement of Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-14) to be held in Belfest, UK 2019

 

Oct. 18, 2018: Selected for the Chester Paul Siess Award for Excellence in Structural Research, ACI

Dr. Kim's paper entitled "Thermomechanical Relaxation of CFRP Sheets Bonded to Concrete Substrate" was selected for the Chester Paul Siess Award for Excellence in Structural Research at the American Concrete Institute (ACI). This prestigious award is the highest honor in the area of structural concrete and will be conferred in the ACI's Spring convention in 2019.

 

Oct. 14, 2018: Attended ACI convention and presented research

Dr. Kim attended the ACI Fall convention held in Las Vegas, NV, and delivered an invited talk

 

July 17, 2018: Attended CICE 2018 and presented a paper

Dr. Kim attended an IIFC council meeting and presented a paper at the 9th International Conference on Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2018), Paris, France

 

June 26, 2018: Attended NANO 2018 and presented a paper

Dr. Kim presented 'Development of nano-silica-based high-performance concrete' at the 14th International Conference on nanostructured Materials, Hong Kong, China

 

June 14, 2018: Delivered an invited seminar at Seoul National University

Dr. Kim delivered an inivted seminar at Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

 

June 12, 2018: Delivered an invited seminar at the Korea Rail Research Institute

Dr. Kim delivered an inivted seminar at the Korea Rail Research Institute, Uwang-shi, Korea

 

June 8, 2018: Delivered an invited seminar at Incheon National University

Dr. Kim delivered an inivted webinar at Incheon National University, incheon, Korea

 

May 15, 2018: Attended an invited workshop hosted by NIST

Dr. Kim attended an inivted workshop 'Research Needs Concerning Performance of Externally-Bonded Fiber Reinforced (FR) Composite Systems in Resilient Buildings and Infrastructure' hosted the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, MD

 

April 24, 2018: Delivered an invited TRB webinar on Design Guidelines for Bridges Subjected to Light Rail Transit Loads

Dr. Kim delivered an inivted webinar 'Design Guidelines for Bridges Subjected to Light Rail Transit Loads' sponsored by Transportation Research Board (TRB)

 

April 6, 2018: Received the Excellence in Research and Creative Activities Award of the University of Colorado Denver

Dr. Kim received the Excellence in Research and Creative Activities Award of the University of Colorado Denver. This campus-wide recognition is the highest honor at the University-level and is given to one faculty per year

 

Mar. 25, 2018: Attended ACI Spring Convention held in Salt Lake City, UT

Dr. Kim attended ACI Spring Convention held in Salt Lake City, UT, chaired Committee 440I, moderated two sessions, and delivered a technical presentation

 

Feb. 8, 2018: Named CEAS Outstanding Faculty in Research

Dr. Kim was named the Outstanding Faculty in Reseach by the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Colorado Denver

 

Jan. 7, 2018: Attended TRB 2018 in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Kim attended the 97th Transportation Research Board meeting held in Washington, D.C., January 7-11, 2018. He delivered an invited talk for a session sponsored by Committee AR055 (Rail Transit Infrastructure). He also participated in Committee AFF80 (Structural Fiber Reinforced Polymers)

 

Oct. 23, 2017: Attended SIPS2017 in Cancun, Mexico

Dr. Kim attended Sustainable Industrial Processing Summit and Exhibition: New and Advanced Materials and Technologies for Energy, Environment, and Sustainable Development (SIPS2017) held in Cancin, Mexico, chaired a sesison (Advanced Materials), and delivered a keynote talk

 

Oct. 13, 2017: Attended ACI F2017 and FRPRCS-13 in Anaheim, CA

Dr. Kim attended ACI convention and the 13th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-13) held in Anaheim, CA, chaired a sesison (Emerging FRP Systems), and presented research

 

Aug. 14, 2017: Attended AFM2017 in Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Kim attended 3rd International Conference on Advanced Functional Materials (AFM2017) held in Los Angeles, CA, chaired a sesison (1B-AUD), and presented research

 

July 25, 2017: Visited Seoul National University in Seoul, Korea

Dr. Kim made a visit to Seoul National University in Seoul, Korea and delivered an invited talk

 

July 19, 2017: Attended APFIS2017 in Singapore

Dr. Kim attended 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2017) held in Singapore, chaired a sesison (Bond and Interfacial Stresses), and presented two papers

 

July 14, 2017: Visited Kyunghee University in Seoul, Korea

Dr. Kim made a visit to Kyunghee University in Seoul, Korea and delivered an invited talk

 

July 10, 2017: Attended DAMAS2017 in Kitakyusu, Japan

Dr. Kim attended 12th International Conference on Damage Assessment of Structures (DAMAS2017) held in Kitakyusu, Japan, chaired a session (Damage in Civil Engineering-1), and presented a paper

 

July 7, 2017: Visited Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technoligy (KICT) in Ilsan, Korea

Dr. Kim made a visit to Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technoligy (KICT) in Ilsan, Korea and delivered an invited talk

 

March 26, 2017: Attended ACI in Detroit, MI

Dr. Kim attended the ACI Spring Convention held in Detroit, MI, chaired ACI345 and ACI440I, and moderated three sessions

 

February 2, 2017: Invited to Scientific Committee of CICE 2018

Dr. Kim was invited to the International Scientific Committee of the 9th International Conference on Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2018) to be held in Paris, France 2018

 

January 4, 2017: Invited to Scientific Committee of ISERCI 2017

Dr. Kim was invited to the International Scientific Committee of International Symposium for Emerging Researcher in Composites for Infrastructure (ISERCI 2017) to be held in Wollongong, Australia 2017

 

December 23, 2016: Visited Yamuguchi University in Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan

Dr. Kim made a visit to Yamuguchi University and Ube Industry in Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan.

 

December 14, 2016: Attended CICE 2016 in Hong Kong, China

Dr. Kim attended The 8th International Conference on Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2016) held in Hong Kong, China, delivered a presentation, and attended a council meeting.

 

December 11, 2016: Attended SBE 2016 in Seoul, Korea

Dr. Kim attended International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment (SBE 2016) held in Seoul, Korea, and delivered a presentation.

 

October 23, 2016: Attended ACI in Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Kim attended ACI Convention held in Philadelphia, PA, delivered two presentations, and chaired Committee 345.

 

August 22, 2016: Attended ACMBS 7 in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Dr. Kim attended ACMBS 7 held in Vancouver, BC, Canada, delivered a presentation, and chaired two sessions.

 

August 8, 2016: Attended SCMT 4 in Las Vegas, NV

Dr. Kim attended SCMT 4 held in Las Vegas, NV, and delivered two presentations.

 

June 21, 2016: Attended AASHTO 2016 in Minneapolis, MN

Dr. Kim attended AASHTO 2016 held in Minneapolis, MN, and delivered two invited talks.

 

May 22, 2016: Attended SAMPE 2016 in Long Beach, CA

Dr. Kim attended SAMPE 2016 held in Long Beach, CA, and presented two papers.

 

May 13, 2016: Received the College's Service and Leadership Award

Dr. Kim received the Service and Leadership Award from the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Denver.

 

April 17, 2016: Attended ACI in Milwaukee, WI

Dr. Kim attended the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Convention held in Milwaukee, WI, and chaired ACI-440I.

 

April 11, 2016: Invited to Scientific Committee of APFIS 2017

Dr. Kim was invited to the International Scientific Committee of the 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structure (APFIS2017) to be held in Singapore 2017

 

Nov 8, 2015: Attended ACI in Denver, CO

Dr. Kim attended the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Convention held in Denver, CO, chaired ACI-345, organized two special sessions with Dr. N.Y. Chang, and presented recent research.

 

Sept 25, 2015: Invited to Scientific Committee of CICE 2016

Dr. Kim was invited to the International Scientific Committee of the 7th International Conference on Fibre-reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2016) to be held in Hongkong, China, 2016

 

June 23, 2015: Invited to Scientific Committee of ACMBS 2016

Dr. Kim was invited to the International Scientific Committee of the 7th International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures (ACMBS-VII) to be held in Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2016

 

June 14, 2015: Attended ASTM in Anaheim, CA

Dr. Kim attended the Committee Week of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) held in Anaheim, CA.

 

May 26, 2015: Attended ICMM-4 in Berkley, CA

Dr. Kim attended the fourth International Conference on Material Modeling held in Berkley, CA.

 

May 14, 2015: Recognized as Outstanding Reviewer by Journal of Construction and Building Materials

Dr. Kim was recognized as a 2015 Outstanding Reviewer by the Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier.

 

April 11, 2015: Attended ACI in Kansas City, MO

Dr. Kim attended the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Convention held in Kansas City, MO, and chaired ACI-345 and ACI-440I.

 

Mar. 23, 2015: Recognized as Outstanding Reviewer by Journal of Bridge Engineering

Dr. Kim was recognized as a 2014 Outstanding Reviewer by the Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE.

 

Feb. 5, 2015: Delivered an invited lecture to the Wyoming Engineering Society

Dr. Kim and his colleague, Dr. Chang, delivered an invited lecture to the Wyoming Engineering Society in Cheyenne, WY. The topics of the lecture were concered with the assessment of constructed infrastructure and rehabilitation, and soil-structure interaction (picture)

 

Jan. 8, 2015: Accepted editorship of an international journal

Dr. Kim accepted an invitation to an Associate Editor for an international journal, Advances in Structural Engineering.

 

Oct. 26, 2014: Attended ACI in Washington DC

Dr. Kim attended the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Convention held in Washington, DC, and chaired ACI-345. Dr. Kim also organized three special sessions entitled Sustainable Performance of Concrete Bridges and Elements Subjected to Aggressive Environments: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Rehabilitation, with his colleagues Professors B. Wan and I. Yoshitake.

 

Auguest 20, 2014: Attended CICE-2014 in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Dr. Kim attended the 7th International Conference on Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2014) held in Vancouver, BC, Canada and presented three papers. Dr. Kim also chaired two sessions on Prestressing I and Prestressing II. Dr. Kim was elected to be a member of the IIFC Council.

 

June 27, 2014: Attended PSAM-12 in Honolulu, HI

Dr. Kim attended the 12th International Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management (PSAM-12) held in Honolulu, HI and presented two papers. Dr. Kim also chaired a session on Maintenance and Availability Modeling

 

May 21, 2014: Published a book

Dr. Kim published a book entitled Advanced Composites in Bridge Construction and Repair (web).

 

March 22, 2014: Attended ACI in Reno, NV

Dr. Kim attended the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Convention held in Reno, NV, and chaired ACI-345 and ACI-440I.

 

Oct. 25, 2013: Attended ACI in Phoenix

Dr. Kim attended the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Convention held in Phoenix, AZ, and chaired ACI-345.

 

July 29, 2013: Invited to Scientific Committee of CICE 2014

Dr. Kim was invited to the International Scientific Committee of the 7th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2014) to be held in Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2014

 

June 18, 2013: Attended ISEC-7 in Honolulu, HI

Dr. Kim attended the 7th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference (ISEC-7) held in Honolulu, HI and presented two papers. Dr. Kim also chaired two sessions on Concrete Structures and Nonlinear Behavior (picture)

 

June 13, 2013: Invited to Advisory Committee of Repair and SHM

Dr. Kim was invited to the Advisory Committees of the 14th Inspection, Appraisal, Repairs, and Maintenance of Structures Conference and the 2nd International Conference on Structural Condition Assessment, Monitoring, and Improvement to be held in Singapore, 2014

 

June 11, 2013: Invited to Advisory Committee of OWICS

Dr. Kim was invited to the Advisory Committee of the 38th Our World in Concrete and Structures Conference to be held in Singapore, 2013

 

April 17, 2013: Attended ACI in Minneapolis

Dr. Kim attended the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Convention held in Minneapolis, MN, with his students and chaired ACI-345 and ACI-440I. Dr Kim also moderated three sessions on Advanced Materials and Sensors toward Smart Bridges (picture)

 

Mar. 18, 2013: Invited to a talk at ACMA

Dr. Kim was invited to give a lecture at the Specialty Conference of the American Composites Manufacturers Association: Corrosion, Mining, and Infrastructure

 

Nov. 22, 2012: Invited to Scientific Committee of ISEC-7

Dr. Kim was invited to the Scientific Committee of the 7th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference to be held in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, in 2013

 

Nov. 2, 2012: Invited to Scientific Committee of ACIC2013

Dr. Kim was invited to the Scientific Committee of the 6th International Conference on Advanced Composites in Construction to be held in Belfast, UK, in 2013

 

Oct. 20, 2012: Attended ACI in Toronto

Dr. Kim attended the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Convention held in Toronto, On, Canada and chaired ACI-345 (picture)

 

Aug. 13, 2012: Joined UC Denver

Dr. Kim joined the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Colorado Denver as an Associate Professor.

 

May 23, 2012: Attended ACMBS-6

Dr. Kim attended the 6th International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Buildings and Structures held in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He presented one paper and chaired a session (picture)

 

Mar. 21, 2012: Attended ACI in Dallas

Dr. Kim attended the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Convention held in Dallas, TX and presented a technical paper (picture)

 

Jan. 12, 2012: Appointed Chair of ACI-345

Dr. Kim was appointed the Chair of American Concrete Institute Committee 345 (Repair and Maintenance of Concrete Bridges). He will lead the committee, consisting of 48 members, for the next three years.

 

May 25, 2011: Received the NDSU Centennial Endowment Award

Dr. Kim received the NDSU Centennial Endowment Award from the NDSU Alumni Foundation.

 

Jan. 28, 2011: Recognized as Outstanding Reviewer by Journal of Bridge Engineering

Dr. Kim was recognized as a 2010 Outstanding Reviewer by the Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE.

 

Aug. 1, 2010: Invited to the International Scientific Committee of the ACIC

Dr. Kim was invited to be a member of the International Scientific Committee of the 5th International Conferences in the Advanced Composites in Construction (ACIC) to be held at the University of Warwick, UK in 2011 (web).

 

June 2, 2010: Attended PCI / fib congress

Dr. Kim attended the third international congress of PCI / fib held in Washington, D.C. and chaired a session "Cements and SCM's" (picture)

 

May 4, 2010: The TCU Collaborate Grant

Dr. Kim was awarded the TCU Collaborate Grant: Energy-saving non-metallic composite connectors for precast concrete sandwich walls in cold regions.

 

Mar. 25, 2010: Attended ACI in Chicago

Dr. Kim attended the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Convention held in Chicago, IL and moderated a special session: Recent Advances in Bridge Maintenance and Repair (picture)

 

Jan. 25, 2010: Appointed to be a member of Editorial Board of Journal of Bridge Engineering, ICE

Dr. Kim was appointed to be a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Bridge Engineering published by the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE), United Kingdom (web)

 

Oct. 8, 2009: Delivered a webinar invited by Lorman Education Services

Dr. Kim has delivered a webinar titled "Performance evaluation and rehabilitation of constructed bridges" for 90 minutes.

 

Sept. 23, 2009: Presented two research papers at ISEC-5

Dr. Kim has presented two research papers at the 5th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference (ISEC-5) held in Las Vegas, NV (picture).

 

May 4, 2009: Received the NDSU Centennial Endowment Award

Dr. Kim received the NDSU Centennial Endowment Award from the NDSU Alumni Foundation.

 

April 20, 2009: Invited to the organizing committee of CICE 2010

Dr. Kim was invited to be a member of the organizing committee for CICE 2010 (FRP Composites in Civil Engineering) to be held in Beijing, China (web)

 

Mar. 17, 2009: Attended ACI in San Antonio

Dr. Kim attended the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Convention held in San Antonio, TX and participated in several committee meetings (picture)

 

Jan. 9, 2009: Invited to be a member of Editorial Board of Journal of Civil Engineering, ICE

Dr. Kim was invited to be a member of Editorial Board of the Journal of Civil Engineering published by the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE), United Kingdom (web)

 

Dec. 24, 2008: Co-moderate a special session at the ACI convention in Chicago

Dr. Kim will co-moderate a special session, Errors in Design and Construction of Concrete Structures with Dr. Maamouri at Pittsburgh in 2010. The session is sponsored by American Concrete Institute (ACI) (Call for Papers)

 

Oct. 31, 2008: Edit an ACI Special Publication on Maintenance and Repair of Bridges

Dr. Kim will edit a special publication on Maintenance and Repair of Concrete Bridges to be published by American Concrete Institute (ACI) in 2010. (Call for Papers)

 

Oct. 12, 2008: Appointed to be a Member of International Scientific Committee at ACIC 2009

Dr. Kim was appointed to be a member of International Scientific Committee at the International Conference on Advanced Composites in Construction (ACIC 2009) to be held at Edinburgh, Scotland, 2009.

 

Sept. 22, 2008: Chaired the Near-Surface Mounted FRP session at ACMBS-5

Dr. Kim chaired a session called Near-Surface Mounted FRP at the 5th International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials for Bridges and Structures (ACMBS-5) held in Winnipeg, MB, Canada

 

Sept. 23, 2008: Presented two research papers at ACMBS-5

Dr. Kim has presented two research papers at the 5th International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials for Bridges and Structures (ACMBS-5) held in Winnipeg, MB, Canada (picture).

 

Aug. 20, 2008: Came back to NDSU from Japan

Dr. Kim came back to NDSU after spending his 3 months at Ibaraki University, Hitachi, Ibaraki, Japan. The research travel was supported by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and the host researcher was Professor Zhishen Wu. Dr. Kim  conducted research on the long-term behavior of carbon fiber reinforced polymer composites for strengthening reinforced concrete members in flexure. (picture)

 

July 21, 2008: Invited presentation at Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea

Dr. Kim presented his on-going research in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea. The presentation was invited by Professor Sungchul Lee.

 

July 16, 2008: Chaired the Repair and Strengthening session at IABMAS08

Dr. Kim chaired a session called Repair and Strengthening at the 4th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety, and Management (IABMAS08) held in Seoul, Korea. Co-chair of the session was Professor Jongsung Sim at Hanyang University, Korea.

 

July 16, 2008: Presented two research papers at IABMAS08

Dr. Kim has presented two research papers at the 4th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety, and Management (IABMAS08) held in Seoul, Korea. (picture)

 

July 3, 2008: Invited presentation at Saitama University, Japan

Dr. Kim presented his recent research results at Saitama University in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. The presented research topic included the application of prestressed carbon fiber reinforced polymer sheet for nfrastructure rehabilitation. The presentation was invited by Professor Hiroshi Mutsyoshi. (picture)

 

Mar. 8, 2008: The Steel Bridge Competition (Regional)

Dr. Kim attended the steel bridge competition that was held at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, with his colleague Dr. Gajan and ASCE steel bridge team students. A total of 9 student teams were in the competition representing the mid-west region of the US. NDSU won the first place in the competition and the team will be going to the national competition to be held in Florida. The NDSU steel bridge team has won four first places in the national competition thus far. (picture)

 

Jan. 23, 2008: The TCU Collaborate Grant

Dr. Kim's proposal for the Tri-College University Collaborate Grant was selected for funding by the Tri-College University. The grant of will be used to identify the sources of bridge deterioration in the Fargo/Moorhead region. Co-PI's are Dr. Yoon (Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Emergency Management at NDSU) and Dr. Sando (Department of Anthopology and Earth Science at MSUM).

 

Jan. 16, 2008: The Instructional Development Grant

Dr. Kim's proposal for The Instructional Development Grant was selected for funding by the Office of the Provost. The grant will be used to initiate a laboratory of CE 404: Reinforced Concrete.

 

Dec. 19, 2007: JSPS Fellow

Dr. Kim was appointed to be a JSPS Fellow by the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science. By accepting the fellowship, Dr. Kim will conduct his research in Japan for three months in 2008. JSPS was founded in 1932 as a non-profit organization and the objectives of the prestigious fellowship are to foster young researchers and to promote international scientific cooperation. The host is Professor Zhishen Wu at Ibaraki University. Professor Wu is an internationally renowned researcher in the area of fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composites for construction.

 

Sept. 27, 2007: Bridge Rehabilitation Seminar Sponsored by ASCE

Dr. Kim attended a seminar, Minneapolis, MN,  sponsored by American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The topic of the seminar included bridge rehabilitation.

 

Sept. 12, 2007: Civil Engineering Seminar at NDSU

Dr. Kim delivered a technical presentation on the bridge collapse in Minneapolis, MN (Aug. 1, 2007). The I-35W bridge (#9340) was constructed in 1967 and had 8 traffic lanes with a total length of 1907 ft. (581 m). The possible contributions to the bridge collapse were discussed. An effective structural repair method using fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composites was proposed to better rehabilitate deteriorated transportation structures (abstract)