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Dr. Yoo-Jae Kim, Ph.D., PE, LEED AP

Associate Professor
Concrete Industry Management

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Education:

Ph.D. -- Civil Engineering/Structural, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.

M.S. -- Construction Management, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.

M.S. -- Construction Materials, KonKuk University, Seoul, Korea.

B.S. -- Architectural Engineering, KonKuk University, Seoul, Korea.

Research Interests

FRP materials, constitutive modeling of concrete materials with emphasis on failure and post failure behavior, high strength and fiber reinforced concretes, seismic retrofit of steel, concrete structures, and earthquake resistance of new structures.

License

  • Professional Engineer, West Virginia, Texas
  • Fundamental Engineer, Michigan

Certification

  • "LEED AP" -- U.S. Green Building Council
  • “ACI-CRSI Adhesive Anchor Installer” -- American Concrete Institute
  • "Concrete Field Test Technician Level I" -- American Concrete Institute
  • "Precast Concrete Quality Control Level I and II" -- Prestressed/Precast Concrete Institute
  • "Seismic Rehabilitation Process and Evaluation" -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Selected Publications

Journals

 “Behavior of Confined Concrete with Variable Crack Angle - Part I”, Yoo-Jae Kim, B. You, and V. Sriraman, Magazine of Concrete Research, Magazine of Concrete Research, Volume 66, Issue 21, 2014 pp. 1075 –1083.

 “Behavior of Confined Concrete with Variable Crack Angle - Part II”, Yoo-Jae Kim, V. Sriraman, and B. You Magazine of Concrete Research, Vol. 66, no.19, 2014 pp. 967-974.

“Mechanical Properties of Aerated Lightweight Aggregate Concrete”, Yoo-Jae Kim, J. Hu, S.-J. Lee, and B. You, Magazine of Concrete Research, Vol. 64, no.3, 2012 pp. 189-199. 

“Cyclic Shear-Friction Constitutive Model for FEA OR R/C Membrane Elements”, Mi-Gume So, Yoo-Jae Kim, Gun-Gin Yun, Shirley Dyke, and Harmon, G. Thomas, ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 108, No3, May-June 2011, pp. 324-331.

“Analytical Model for Confined Lightweight Aggregate Concrete”, Yoo-Jae Kim, Thomas G. Harmon, ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 103, No 2, March-April 2006, pp. 263-270.

“Bond of Surface-Mounted Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures”, Thomas G. Harmon, Yoo-Jae Kim, John Kardos, Timothy Johnson, and Andrew Stark. ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 100, No 5, Sep-Oct. 2003, pp. 557-584.

Conference Proceedings

“Composite Insulated Precast Wall Panels with Shear Transfer Provided by Carbon Fiber Grid”,  Yoo-Jae Kim, Thomas G. Harmon, The Third Congress  of the International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib) 2010, Washington D.C. (May 29-June2, 2010)

“Bond of Surface Mounted FRP Reinforcement for Concrete Structures”, Thomas G. Harmon, Yoo-Jae Kim. International Symposium on Structural Design and Performance Evaluation, Seoul, South Korea, February 12, 2003.

“Confined Reinforced Concrete Columns for Multistory Buildings”, Victoria Marie Winn, Yoo-Jae Kim, and Thomas G. Harmon. International Conference on Tall Building, and Urban Habitat, Seoul, South Korea, February 10, 2003.

 “An Experimental Study on the Properties of Insulated Concrete using Artificial Lightweight Aggregate”, Yoo-Jae Kim, Chi-Ho Seo. Conference of the Architectural Institute of Korea. April 1994.

Technical Reports

“Synthesis on Geosynthetic Reinforced Steep Slopes”, Yoo-Jae Kim, A. R. Kotwal, and J. W. Dickey, Texas Department of Transportation, Aug. 2013.

“Synthesis on Cost Effectiveness of Extradosed Bridges”, H. Jiong, Yoo-Jae Kim, and S.-J. Lee, Texas Department of Transportation, Aug. 2012.

“Technical Manual for CarbonCastTM Architectural Panels”, Kenneth Baur, Thomas G. Harmon, Yoo-Jae Kim, and Matthew Krick, Altusgroup, January 2006.

“Grid Element Tensile Strength Test and Flexural Tests of Scrim Reinforced Concrete Panels”, Altusgroup Research Reports No.1.1, Washington University in St. Louis, MO, Aug. 2003-Jan. 2005, Sponsor: Tech-Fab Inc.

 “Splice Length of C-Grid used for Normal and Lightweight Concrete”, Altusgroup Research Report No.2.2., Washington University in St. Louis, MO, Aug. 2003-Jan. 2005, Sponsor: Tech-Fab Inc.

 “Effect of Temperature on the Reinforcement Value of C-Grid”, Altusgroup Research Report No.2.3, Washington University in St. Louis, MO, Aug. 2003-Jan. 2005, Sponsor: Altusgroup.

“Strength of C-Grid used for Shear Transfer in Composite Panels”, Altusgroup Research Report No.2.4, Washington University in St. Louis, MO, Aug. 2003-Jan. 2005, Sponsor: Altusgroup.

Affiliations

Member of Chi Epsilon                            
Member of American Concrete Institute                                                                                                       
Member of Prcast/Prestressed Concrete Institute