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Seunghee Kim

Ph.D. Student
Particulate Media Research Laboratory
Geosystems Department
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

790 Atlantic Drive
Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: (404) 385-0063
Fax: (404) 894-2281
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Ph.D. Research

  • • Coupled hydro-chemo-mechanical phenomena for CO2 geological storage.
  • • Energy minimization in geo-material related process.


  • • Ph.D. student, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA (2008)
  • • M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering, KAIST, Korea (2005).
  • • B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering, KAIST, Korea (2003).


  • • Graduate Research Assistant, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, 08/2008~Present.
  • • Graduate Research Assistant, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea, 2003~2005.
  • • Dongho Co. Ltd., Gyeonggi, Korea, 2005~2007.
  • • Korea Institute of Construction Technology, Gyeonggi, Korea, 2007~2008.


  • • Seunghee Kim, "Subsurface Stiffness Imaging using HWAW (Harmonic Wavelet Analysis of Wave) method", Master thesis, 2005, Daejeon, KAIST, p. 105, In English
  • • Seung-Hee Kim, Dong-Soo Kim, Hyung-Choon Park, Jin-Sun Lee, "Subsurface Stiffness Imaging using Harmonic Wavelet Analysis of Waves(HWAW) Method", Proceedings of Seventeenth KKCNN Symposium on Civil Engineering, Thailand, 13-15 December 2004, pp. 531-537, In English.
    • Seunghee Kim, Youngjin Son, Seunghyun Kim, Hobon Koo, "A case study on uneven pressure at tunnel portal adjacent to the large cut slope", KTA (Korean Tunneling Association) 2007 annual conference proceedings, Apr 20-21, 2007, Korea, pp. 41-46, In Korean.
    • Seunghee Kim, Jonghyun Rhee, Hobon Koo, "Numerical simulation and countermeasure on upheaval generation in the road caused by sliding of a slope", KGS (Korean Geotechnical Society) Spring national conference 2008, March 28-29, 2008, Seoul, Korea, pp. 833-841, In Korean.
    • Hobon Koo, Seunghee Kim, Seunghyun Kim, Jungyeup Lee, Study on jointed rock mass properties and analysis model of numerical simulation on collapsed slope, Journal of KGS (Korean Geotechnival Society), Vol 24, No 5, pp. 65-78, In Korean.
    • Hobon Koo, Seunghee Kim, Seunghyun Kim, Jonghyun Rhee, "A case study on safety analysis for uneven pressure at tunnel portal site", the 12th international conference of IACMAG (International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics), 1-6 Oct, 2008, Goa, India, In English.