Dr. Jeongho Kim

Research Capabilities

  • Virtual Prototyping & Manufacturing Simulation using HPC – CMSC, DOE
  • Welding Simulation – AFRL, ONR, CMSC
  • Machine Learning and Topology Optimization- CMSC, REP
  • Machining (Cutting, Milling) and Heat Treat Simulations – AFRL, CMSC  – See a featured article at (IPB website)
  • Viscoelastic Analysis for Dental Crowns – NIH, VITA
  • Fatigue Crack Growth Simulations in Metal-Polymer System – ONR
  • Composites Damage Modeling – Pratt & Whitney, NASA
  • Composite Manufacturing: Computational Fluid Dynamics & Thermomechanical Analysis – GKN Aerospace
  • Modeling of Functionally Graded Materials – NSF, DHS


  • Connecticut Manufacturing Simulation Center (CMSC)
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering (Joint Appointment)
  • Innovation Partnership Building (IPB)
  • Booth Engineering Center for Advanced Technologies (BECAT)
  • Center for Clean Energy Engineering (C2E2)
  • Institute of Materials Science (IMS)

Honors and Awards

  • ASEE Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship, 2010
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2006
  • Inaugural USACM & ASME PTC 60 Student Benchmark Competition Award, The Seventh U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, July 2003.
  • Young Researcher Fellowship Award in the Second M.I.T. Conference, June 2003
  • Ambassadorial Scholar Award, The Rotary International, 1998-1999

    Those interested in pursuing a Ph.D in Applied Mechanics or a Masters or a Ph.D in Structural Engineering are highly encouraged to apply for Civil and Environmental Engineering program, selecting Dr. Jeongho Kim as your preferred advisor.