Bio

EDUCATION

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2001
    • Dissertation: "Web-based 4D Visualization for Construction Scheduling"
  • Master of Science, Civil Engineering, Yonsei University, South Korea, 1988
    • Thesis: "Cumulative Damage of Plain Concrete under Dynamic Loading Condition"
  • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Yonsei University, South Korea, 1986

ACADEMIC POSITION

  • 2008- Present, Associate Professor, Department of Construction Science, Texas A&M University.
  • 2008- 2011, Graduate Program Coordinator, Department of Construction Science, Texas A&M University.
  • 2002-2008, Assistant Professor, Department of Construction Science, Texas A&M University.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • 1989-1998, Civil engineer & 3D CAD TFT leader, Korea Power Engineering Company (KOPEC), South Korea.
    • Led the development of the Integrated Plant Information Management System (IPIMS) for nuclear power plant design
    • Developed a manual for creating a 3D CAD model of the nuclear power plant
    • Designed coal unloading ports, sanitary treatment buildings, 765kV transmission towers, and access roads
    • Wrote a series of articles on MDL in MicroStation and Database with MicroStation for CAD&Graphics magazine.
  • 1988-1989, Researcher, Tong-Yang Cement Technology Research Institute, South Korea.
    • Developed computer applications to derive a optimum aggregate mixture for ready mixed concrete design
    • Investigated the feasibility of utilizing silica fume for high-strength concrete.

AFFILIATIONS

  • Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2002-present
  • Member of American Concrete Institute (ACI), 2011-present

SERVICES

  • Director of BIM Texas Alliance, 2011-present
  • Member, ACI Committee 131 BIM, 2011-present.
  • Chair, BIM Texas Conference, 2009, 2010, and 2012
  • Chair, ASC (Associate Schools of Construction) Annual Conference, 2015

HONORS

  • 2nd Best Paper, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Gulf-Southwest Section 2004 Annual Conference, March 2004
  • Holder of Harold Adams Professorship
  • Holder of Cecil Windsor Professorship
  • Holder of History Maker Homes Professorship