Yeesock Kim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Construction Man.

Dr. Kim’s research interests include real-time monitoring, forecasting, control systems, smart materials and structures, adaptive learning algorithms, decision-
making models, and sensor/actuator fault diagnosis, among others. He focuses mainly on development of advanced algorithms for real-time system identification,
adaptive control and monitoring, and decision-making for damage mitigation of complex systems. He has authored more than 85 research and scientific publications in various fields of civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering. He is an author or coauthor of 12 book/book chapters. He currently holds 5 patents and has other patent applications that are currently under review.

Dr. Kim has served as an associate editor of the Journal of Shock and Vibration and the Journal of Advances in Mechanical Engineering. He has been an editorial board member of
the International Journal of Advances inComputational Design. He is also currently serving on the IEEE Control Systems Society Conference Editorial Board as an associate editor, including
The IEEE American Control Conference and The IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. He has served as an International Scientific Advisory Committee of the 13th International Conference on Structures under Shock and Impact. He has served as a reviewer for over 25 scientific and professional journals, and has served as the panel reviewer of the National Science Foundation.

Dr. Kim was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. He is married to Soomin Shin and they have two children. Outside of the classroom, he enjoys cooking, reading, traveling and spending time
with his family and friends.


Ph.D. Civil Engineering / Structural Engineering, Texas A&M University
M.S. Architectural Engineering / Structural Engineering, Yonsei University
B.S. Architectural Engineering, Catholic Kwandong University