Hyun-Ki Kim is a Professor,Kookmin University,South Korea

Hyun-Ki Kim


Organizing Committee

South Korea

Kookmin University


Kim, H.-S. and Kim, H.-K.(2019) Optimizing site-specific geostatistics to improve geotechnical spatial information in Seoul, South Korea.

Cho, S.-H., Jin, D.-B., Kang, S.-M., Kim, H.-K.(2018) “Development of Wearable Device for Field Condition Evaluation of Clay Surface Layer,” Korean Journal of Disaster Mitigation.

Park, Y.-K.Kim, S.-D., Joo, J.-G., Kim, H-Y., Jeong, S.-M., Kim, H-K.(2018) “Urban debris flow vulnerability map: An application to the metropolitan cities in Korea,” Desalination and Water Treatment.

Cho, N.-J., Rhee, J.-K., Kim, H.-K.(2017) “Evaluation of the Seismic Hazard for New City Development Planning” Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering.

Yoo, S.-K., Cho, N.-J., Kim, H.-K.(2017) “Steel Tendon Detection in Reinforced Concrete Structures Using Infrared Thermography,” Korean Journal of Disaster Mitigation.

Kim, H.-K. and Santamarina, J.C., (2017) “Spatially varying small-strain stiffness in soils subjected to K0 loading,” KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering,

Cho, N.-J., Cha, W.-J. Kim, H.-K.(2016) “Non-Destructive Detection of Underground Cavities Using Thermal Images”, Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering.

Kim, H.-S., Kim, H.-K, Chung, C.-K.*, (2016) “Geo-spatial data integration for subsurface stratification of dam site with outlier analyses” Environmental Earth Sciences.

Kim, H.-S., Cha, W.-J., Cho, N.-J., Kim, H.-K.(2015) “Infrared Image Implication for Non- Destructive Geotechnical Investigation Method”, Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering.

Kim, H.–K.Cha, W.-J., Choi, J.–W. (2014) “A Comparison Study on the Applicability of South Korea Retaining Wall Risk Assessment Method to Urban Area”, Korean Journal of Disaster Mitigation.

Kim, H.-S., Kim, H.-K Shin, S.-Y., Chung, C.-K., (2012) “Application of Statistical Geo-Spatial  Information Technology to soil Stratification in the Seoul metropolitan area,“ Georisk.

Kim, H.-K.*, Cho, N.-J. (2012) “A design method to incur ductile failure of rock anchors subjected to tensile loads”, Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering.

Kim, H.-S., Kwon, H.-S., Kim, H.-K., Cho, N.-J., Lee, J.-G.* (2012) “Thermal Conductivity Measurement of Saturated Clayey Mixtures using Oedometer

Consolidation and Constant Rate of Strain Consolidation Tests”, Korean Journal of Engineering Geology.

Kim, H.-S., Kim, H.-K*, Shin, S.-Y., Chung, C.-K., (2011) “Application of Statistical Geo-Spatial Information Technology to Soil Stratification”, Korean Geotechnical Society.

Yoon, H.-K., Lee, C.-H., Kim, H.-K, and Lee, J.-S*, (2011) “Evaluation of pre-consolidation stress by shear wave velocity”, Smart Structures and Systems.

H.-K.* and Santamarina, J.C., (2008) “Spatial Variability: Drained and Undrained Deviatoric Load Response,” Géotechnique.

Kim, H.-K. and Santamarina, J.C.*, (2008) “Sand-Rubber Mixtures (Large Rubber Chips),” Canadian Geotechnical Journal.

Cortes, D., Kim, H.-K.*, Palomino, A.M. and Santamarina, J.C., (2008) “Rheological and Mechanical Properties of Mortars Prepared with Natural and Manufactured Sands,” Cement and Concrete Research.

Kim, H.-K.Cortes, D., and Santamarina, J.C., (2007) “Flow Test: Particle-Level and Micro-Scale Analysis,” ACI materials journal.


Ph.D. (2005) “Spatial Variability in Soils: Stiffness and Strength,” School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia

M.S. (1999) “Engineering Characteristics of Soft Ground at Inchon International Airport,” Department of Civil Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

B.S. (1997) Department of Civil Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea


  • Best Proceedings 2018, Korean Society of Disaster Mitigation
  • Society Prize 2018, Korean Geotechnical Society
  • National Award for Best Research Project for the Small Business 2015, Small and Medium Business Administration in Korea
  • Certificate of Commendations 2013, the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs
  • Best Proceedings 2013, Korean Geotechnical Society
  • Best Teacher 2010, Section: Engineering School, Course name: Introduction to Engineering Design, Kookmin University
  • National Award for Best Engineering Lecture Note 2009, Section: Construction Engineering, Korean Society for Engineering Education

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