- Ph. D Civil Engineering 1996-1999, Louisiana State University
Advisor: Dr. George Z. Voyiadjis
Co-Advisor: Dr. Mehmet T. Tumay
Dissertation Title: The Computational Approach for the Determination of Hydraulic Conductivity of Soils Using Continuous Intrusion Piezocone Penetrometer
Specialized Area: Soft Soil Improvement, Evaluation of Dynamic and Static Soil Properties, Penetration Test, Geo-Acoustics, Soil Dynamics, Geomechanics, Bridging nano-micro-macro scale mechanics, Finite Strain Analysis, Constitutive Equations for Geo-materials, Calibration Chamber Tests
- MSc Civil Engineering 1984-1986, University of Texas at Austin
Advisor: Dr. Kenneth H. Stokoe II
Thesis Title: The Effects of Gradation and Cycles of Loadings on Dynamic Properties of Silty Sands
- BS. in Civil Engineering 1980-1984, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.
Advisor: Sooil Kim
Thesis Title: Experimental Evaluation of Reinforcing Effects of Geotextiles.