Faculty Profile for Dr. Yoo Jae Kim

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Dr. Yoo Jae Kim
Professor — Department of Engineering Technology
RFM 4221
phone: (512) 245-2137

Biography Section

Biography and Education

PhD in Civil Engineering in Structural Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.

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, and concrete structures, and earthquake resistance of new structures.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Kim, Y.-J. (2017). PCI Design Handbooks. Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute.
  • KIM, Y. (2021). Two-Directional Cracking Shear-Friction Membrane Model for Finite Element Analysis of Reinforced Concrete. Materials, 14(1460), 1–20.
  • Aguayo, F. M., Torres, A. S., Kim, Y.-J., & Thombare, O. (2020). Accelerated Carbonation Assessment of High-Volume Fly Ash Concrete. Journal of Material Science and Chemical Engineering.
  • Shah, D., Wilde, J., Chen, H., & Kim, Y.-J. (2020). Ternary Mix design assessment of Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag (GGBFS) and limestone powder infused concrete using Gaussian process regression.
  • Aguayo, F. M., Torres, A. S., Kim, Y.-J., & Thombare, O. H. (2020). Accelerated carbonation assessment of high-volume fly ash concrete. Journal of Material Science and Chemical Engineering, 8(3), 23–38. https://doi.org/10.4236/msce.2020.83002

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Leslie D. Martin Award fo Merit, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. September 2011 - October 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation. June 6, 2016 - June 9, 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Graduating Student Recognition of Campus Support Program. 2013
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Graduating Student Recognition of Campus Support Program. 2012
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Graduating Student Recognition of Campus Support Program. 2010

Selected Grants

  • Asiabanpour, Bahram (Principal), Aslan, Semih (Co-Principal), Ortiz, Araceli Martinez (Co-Principal), Jimenez, Jesus (Co-Principal), Kim, Yoo-Jae (Co-Principal), Salamy, H (Co-Principal). Designing green-engineering summer camp, Source: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB)-Engineering Summer Program, State, $12500. (Funded: June 2014). Grant.
  • Lee, Soon-Jae (Principal), Kim, Hyunhwan (Co-Principal), KIM, YooJae (Co-Principal). Development of IoT-based Asphalt Pavement Quality Control Technology, Korea Agency for Infrastructure Technology Advancement (KAIA), $88574. (Funded: April 23, 2019 - December 31, 2021). Grant.
  • KIM, YOOJAE (Principal). TERNARY MIX DESIGN FOR CONCRETE CONTAINING GROUND GRANULATED BLAST FURNACE SLAG AND LIMESTONE POWDER, Research Enhancement Program, Texas State University, $8000. (Funded: January 2019 - May 2020). Grant.
  • KIM, YOOJAE (Co-Principal). Mechanical and Durability of High Strength Concrete Made with Spent Foundry Sand, CIM Patron, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $50000. (Submitted: March 2018, Funded: May 2018 - Present). Grant.
  • KIM, YOOJAE (Principal). The effect of Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag on Mechanical Properties of High Strength Concrete, CIM Patron Board, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $6000.00. (Funded: May 5, 2018 - October 30, 2019). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Leader
Family Campaign
March 1, 2022-Present
Member
Construction Management Admission Committee
March 1, 2022-Present
Chair
Department Scholarship committee
September 1, 2018-Present
Representative
Department Library Representative
September 1, 2018-Present
Chair
Department Personnal committee
September 1, 2017-Present