Our Team

Faculty


Jeongho Kim 
Professor, Ph.D.
Office: Castleman 202
Phone: (860) 486-2746
Email: jeongho.kim@uconn.edu

Education:

  • Ph.D.  2000-2003    Department of Civil & Env. Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.S.   1998-2000    Department of Civil & Env. Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • B. S.   1989-1996    Department of Architectural Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea

 

Academic Experience:

  • 2021-present       Professor, Department of Civil & Env. Engineering, University of Connecticut
  • 2016-present       Director, Connecticut Manufacturing Simulation Center, University of Connecticut
  • 2010-2020       Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Env. Engineering, University of Connecticut
  • 2004-2009       Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Env. Engineering, University of Connecticut

Supervision of Graduate Students/ Technicians:

  • Amit KC (MS, 2007) – Stress and Fracture Analysis of Functionally Graded Solids
  • Na Li (MS, 2010) – SOFC Material Characterization and Testing
  • Ganesh Anandakumar (PhD, 2010) – Dynamic Analysis of Functionally Graded Solids
  • Lynn Zhang (MS, 2010) – Analytical Fracture Study of Functionally Graded Solids
  • Lynn Zhang (PhD, 2012) – Dynamic Response of Corrugated Steel Beams
  • Sushrut Vaidya (PhD, 2013) – Algorithms for 3D Reconstruction of Microstructures
  • Michael Gangi (FE Technician, 2017-2019) – CMSC
  • Joseph Johanson (MS, 2019) – Manufacturing Simulations
  • David Manan (MS, 2019) – Manufacturing Simulations, Composites, Bimaterial Fracture
  • Lilia Miller (MS, 2020) – Manufacturing Simulations
  • Asmita Rokaya (PhD, 2020) – Composite Damage Modeling
  • David Manan (FE Technician, 2019-2021) – CMSC
  • Toby Poole (Training, 2019-2021) – Manufacturing Simulations
  • Brendon Sodergren (MS, 2021) – Composite Damage Modeling
  • Asim Gautam (PhD student, Spring 2021) – FEA Modeling and Simulation
  • Sukirti Dhital (PhD student) – Viscoelastic Finite Element Analysis for Dental Ceramics
  • Ben Schade (MS student) – Welding Simulations

Supervision of Post-Docs &Visiting Scholars:

  • Prof. D. H. Lee (2019): Structural Analysis
  • Prof. D. C. Park (2015): Concrete heat-moisture modeling
  • Prof. J.-Y. Lee (2014): Glass fiber reinforcing bars in reinforced concrete
  • Dr. S. Vaidya (2014): Microstructural Analysis
  • Dr. G. Anandakumar (2010): Dynamic Analysis of Functionally Graded Solids 

Graduate Students and Technician


 

Current Students

Asim Gautam

PhD Student

CEE

asim.gautam@uconn.edu

Ben Schade

MS Student

CEE

benjamin.schade@uconn.edu

Sukirti Dhital

Sukirti Dhital

Ph.D. Student

CEE

sukirti.dhital@uconn.edu

Past Students

Michael Gangi

FE Technician (2017-2019)

Joseph Johanson

Joseph Johanson

M.S. (2017-2019)

Asmita Rokaya

Asmita Rokaya

Ph.D (2016-2020)

David Manan

David Manan

FE Technician (2019-2021)

Lilia Miller

Lilia Miller

M.S. (2018-2020)

Toby Poole

Toby Poole

Training (2019-2021)

CEE

Lynn Zhang

MS and PhD (2008-2012)

Ganesh Anandakumar

Ph.D (2006-2010)

Brendan

Brendan Sodergren

MS (2019-2021)

Sushrut Vaidya

PhD (2010-2013)

Na Li

MS (2007-2010)

Amit KC

MS (2005-2007)