Personal Homepage of Professor Jeongho Kim
Computational Solid Mechanics Lab
Associate Professor Jeongho Kim
Office: Castleman (CAST) #320
University of Connecticut
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
261 Glenbrook Rd. Unit 3037
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-3037
Phone: (860) 486-2746
Fax: (860) 486-2298
Urgent Job Opening:
Ph.D. Student (Spring 2017) for US citizens or US permanent residents Only
One Graduate Research Assistant Position is available for US citizens or US permanent residents who have completed a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in a related field and wish to pursue Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering at University of Connecticut. We will also consider outstanding students who have completed their B.S. degree and want to directly pursue their Ph.D. degree starting from Spring 2017. The research topic is on Modeling and Simulation using Finite Elements. Modeling skills on Abaqus, Ansys or other software are preferred. Apply for PhD Program in CEE Department.
Contact Prof. Jeongho Kim (email@example.com, 860-486-2746)
Ph.D. 2000-2003 Dept. of Civil & Env. Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.S. 1998-2000 Dept. of Civil & Env. Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B. S. 1989-1996 Dept. of Architecture, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea
2010– Present Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil & Env. Engineering, University of Connecticut
2004– 2010 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil & Env. Engineering, University of Connecticut
2008– Present Joint Appointment, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut
Connecticut Manufacturing Simulation Center (CMSC) - EDA University Center
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Booth Engineering Center for Advanced Technologies (BECAT)
Center for Clean Energy Engineering (C2E2)
Institute of Materials Science (IMS)
¡¤ Manufacturing Processes Modeling and Simulation
¡¤ Composite Damage Modeling and Optimization
¡¤ Thermo-mechanical Stress Analysis of Dental Restorations
¡¤ Mechanical Durability Modeling of SOFCs
¡¤ Computational Fracture Mechanics
¡¤ Graded Finite Elements
¡¤ Nonlinear Dynamic Finite Element Methods
Honors and Awards
¡¤ ASEE Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship, 2010
¡¤ National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2006
¡¤ Inaugural USACM & ASME PTC 60 Student Benchmark Competition Award,
the Seventh U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, July 2003.
¡¤ Young Researcher Fellowship Award in the Second M.I.T. Conference, June 2003
¡¤ Ambassadorial Scholar Award, The Rotary International, 1998-1999
Funded Research Projects
EDA, UTC-Pratt & Whitney, NSF, DHS, DOE, AFRL, FHWA-ConnDOT
Selected Journal Publications
J.-Y. Lee, J. Kim, J.-M. Kim, J. Kim, ¡°Evaluation of the long-term sound reduction performance of resilient materials in the floating floor system,¡± Journal of Sound and Vibration, 366: 199-210, 2016
S. Vaidya, L. Zhang, D. Maddala, R. Hebert, J. T. Jefferson, A. Shukla, and J.-H. Kim, "Quasi-static Response of Sandwich Steel Beams with Corrugated Cores," Engineering Structures, 97:80-89, 2015
L. Zhang, R. Hebert, J. T. Jefferson, A. Shukla, and J.-H. Kim, "Dynamic Response of Corrugated Steel Plates with Graded Cores," International Journal of Impact Engineering, 65:185-194, 2014.
S. Vaidya and J.-H. Kim, ¡°Finite Element Thermal Analysis of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cathode Microstructures,¡± Journal of Power Sources, 225(1):269-276, 2013.
N. Li, A. Verma, P. Singh, and J.-H. Kim, ¡°Characterization of La0.58Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3-d-Ce0.8Gd0.2O2 Composite Cathode for Intermediate Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells,¡± Ceramics International, 39:529-538, 2013.
L. Zhang and J.-H. Kim, ¡°Mixed-mode Crack tip Fields in Anisotropic Functionally Graded Materials,¡± ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, 79(5):051011 (10 pages), 2012.
S. Vaidya and J.-H. Kim, ¡°Continuum Mechanics of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Using Three-Dimensional Reconstructed Microstructures,¡± Book Chapter in Y. X. Gan (editor), Continuum Mechanics – Progress in Fundamentals and Engineering Applications, InTech, pp 73-88, 2012. (IBook chapter, SBN 978-953-51-0447-6)
C. Liu, J. DeWolf and J.-H. Kim, ¡°Development of a New Cracked Mindlin Plate Element,¡± ISRN Civil Engineering, ID: 842572, 11pages, 2011.
L. Zhang and J.-H. Kim, ¡°Higher-order Terms for the Mode-III Stationary Crack-tip Fields in a Functionally Graded Material,¡± ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, 78(1):011005 (10 pages), 2011.
G. Anandakumar and J-H. Kim, ¡°A Thermomechanical Fracture Modeling and Simulation for Functionally Graded Solids using a Residual-Strain Formulation,¡± International Journal of Fracture, 164:31-55, 2010.
G. Anandakumar and J.-H. Kim, ¡°On the Modal Behavior of a Three-Dimensional Functionally Graded Cantilever Beam: Poisson¡¯s ratio and Material Sampling Effects,¡± Composite Structures, 92:1358-1371, 2010.
G. Anandakumar and J.-H. Kim, ¡°Dynamic, Modal and Wave Propagation Analyses of 3D Functionally Graded Continua,¡± Materials Science Forum, 631-632:17-22, 2010.
G. Anandakumar, N. Li, A. Verma, P. Singh, and J.-H. Kim, ¡°Thermal Stress and Probability of Failure Analyses of Functionally Graded Solid Oxide Fuel Cells,¡± Journal of Power Sources, 195(19):6659-6670, 2010.
C. Liu, J. T. DeWolf and J.-H. Kim, ¡°Development of a Baseline for Structural Health Monitoring and Seismic Evaluation for a Curved Post-tensioned Concrete Box Girder Bridge,¡± Engineering Structures, 31: 3107-3115, 2009
L. Zhang and J.-H. Kim, ¡°A Complex Variable Approach for Asymptotic Mode-III Crack-tip Fields in an Anisotropic Functionally Graded Material,¡± Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 76: 2512-2525, 2009.
J.-H. Kim and Amit KC, ¡°A Generalized Interaction Integral Method for the Evaluation of the T-stress in Orthotropic Functionally Graded Materials under Thermal Loading,¡± ASME, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 75:051112, pages 8, 2008.
Amit KC and J.-H. Kim, ¡°Interaction Integrals for Thermal Fracture of Functionally Graded Materials,¡± Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 75(8):2542-2565, 2008.