School of Engineering & Technology
[IMAGE] Department of Civil Engineering

Young Kim
Professor of Civil Engineering
Office: E&T A-211
Phone: (323) 343-4460
FAX: (323) 343-4555

Introduction  | Teaching Interests  | Research Interests
Educational Background


I have been teaching at this institution for 30 years. My fields of spscialization are in Coastal Engineering and Hydraulic Engineering. I truly believe in excellence in civil engineering education, and I am extremely happy that I am on the faculty of this institution where I can work toward this goal.

Teaching Interests

Coastal Engineering Hydraulic Engineering

Research Interests

Underwater Explosions Wave Forces Interaction of Coastal Structures and Sea Waves Hydraulic Model Studies Oil Slick Transport on Coastal Waters Wave Energy Absorption in Coastal Structures Extraction of Energy from the Sea Impacts on Sea Level Rise Modeling of Tranport and Fate of Pollutants

Representative Professional Activities

Utilization of Ocean W Waves-Wave to Enegy Conversion, 1987.
Status of USA Ocean Energy Recovery Activities, 1988.
Field Examination of Distribution System Water Quality Model
Lessons learned from CE Programs in Coastal Engineering, 1993
Modeling of Water Quality in Distribution System, 1995.

Educational Background

Ph.D. Civil Engineering 1964
[*]Southern California
Los Angeles, California

M.S. Civil Engineering 1959
[*]Cal Tech
Pasadena, California

B.S. Civil Engineering 1958
[*]Southern California
Los Angeles, California