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Dr. Jimmy Kim, P.Eng.


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)

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