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Dr. Kim

Dr. Yail Jimmy Kim, P.Eng.
Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering
Office: CIE 203
Telephone: (701) 231-6394
Fax: (701) 231-6185
Email: Jimmy.Kim@ndsu.edu
Web: www.ndsu.edu/yakim


  • Ph.D., Queen's University, Canada, 2006


  1. CE425/625: Bridge Rehabilitation and Evaluation (Spring 2011)
  2. CE404: Reinforced Concrete, North Dakota State University (Fall 2008, 2009, 2010)
  3. CE411/611: Prestressed Concrete, North Dakota State University (Spring 2008, 2009, 2010)
  4. CE441/641: FInite element analysis, North Dakota State University (Fall 2007)
  5. CE303: Strength of Materials, Royal Military College of Canada (Fall 2005)

Research Interests

  • Sustainable structural rehabilitation using advanced composite materials
  • Bridge Engineering
  • Deterioration and durability
  • Fatigue and fracture
  • Emergine maaterials
  • Computational modeling

Selected Publications


  1. Kim, Y.J. (ed.) 2011. Recent advances in bridge maintenance and repair, American Concrete Institute (ACI), ISBN: 978-0-87031-416-2

Journals (published/in-press)

  1. Hossain, M. and Kim, Y.J. Effects of instantaneous live load on the performance of constructed concrete members in cold regions, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), (submission number-CFENG- 297: in-press) (access)

  2. Kim, Y.J. and Brunell, G. Interaction between CFRP-repair and initial damage of wide-flange steel beams subjected to flexure, Composite Structures, Elsevier (submission number- COST-D-10-00504: in-press) (access)

  3. Kim, Y.J., MacDougall, C., Campbell, T.I., and Green, M.F., Computational modeling of fatigue performance of a crosstie system for advanced rapid transit, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) (submission number-CFENG-320: available online) (access)

  4. Kim, Y.J., Hossain, M., and Chi, Y. Characteristics of CFRP-concrete interface subjected to cold regions environments including three-dimensional topography, Cold Regions Science and Technology, Elsevier (submission number-CRST-D10-00109: available online) (access)

  5. Kim, Y.J., and Harries, K.A. Behavior of tee-section bracing members retrofitted with CFRP strips in axial compression, Composites Part B, Elsevier (submission number- JCOMB-D10-00182: available online) (access)

  6. Kim, Y.J. and Harries, K.A. Fatigue behavior of damaged steel beams repaired with CFRP strips, Engineering Structures, Elsevier (submission number-D-10-00948: available online) (access)

  7. Kim, Y.J., Reberg, A., and Hossain, M. Bio-building materials for load-bearing applications: a conceptual development of plastered straw bale composites, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), (submission number-CFENG-286: available online) (access)

  8. Kim, Y.J., Gajan, S., and Saafi, M. Settlement rehabilitation of a 35 year old building: a case study integrated with analysis and implementation, Structural Design and Construction, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) (submission number-SCENG-108: available online) (access)

  9. Kim, Y.J. and Wu, Z. Precast concrete structures with fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composites, Precast, National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA), (Invited to Kim, in-press)

  10. For more publications visite Dr. Kim's website


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