Students

Current Graduate Students and Undergraduate Research Assistants Supervised 

Ph.D. Students
Hani Alanazi 
(10/2016-present)
Hani Alanazi
Yalei Tang
(08/2017-present)

Elsayed Salem
(08/2017-present)

Master Students

Flavia Mendonca
(05/2017-present)

Miras Mamirov
(08/2017-present)
Undergraduate Students

Trevor Kuper
(05/2017-present)

Joshua Jackson
(01/2017-present)

Jesse Walsh
(09/2016-present)






Graduate Theses
Supervision

Yalei Tang, (Dissertation Title TBD), Department of Civil Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 08/2017-present

Elsayed Salem, (Dissertation Title TBD), Department of Civil Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 08/2017-present

Miras Mamirov, Master of Science, (Thesis Topic: TBD), Department of Civil Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 08/2017-present.

Flavia Mendonça, Master of Science, (Thesis Topic: TBD), Department of Civil Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 05/2017-present.

Hani Alanazi (co-supervises with Dr. Yong-Rak Kim), (Dissertation Topic: TBD), Department of Civil Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 10/2016-present.

Harnish Sharma, Master of Science, (Thesis Topic: Life Cycle Analysis and Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Pavement Construction), Department of Engineering Technology, Texas State University, 03/2015-08/2015.

Eric Adams, Master of Science, (Thesis Topic: Evaluation of Flowability and Stability of Mortars and Grouts with Virgin and Recycled Aggregate), Department of Engineering Technology, Texas State University, 01/2014-08/2015.

Zhuo Wang, Master of Science, (Theses Topic: The Effects of Fine Recycled-Concrete Aggregates Moisture Conditions on Rheological Behaviors of Self-Consolidating Concrete and Mortar), Department of Engineering Technology, Texas State University, 06/2010-05/2012.

 Graduate Theses Committees

Committee Member: Soroosh Amelian, Doctor of Philosophy, Dissertation Topic: TBD; Advisor: Y. Kim, 06/2017-present

Committee Member: Hongbin Sun, Doctor of Philosophy, Dissertation Topic: TBD; Advisor: J. Zhu, 06/2017-present

Committee Member: Mahdieh Khedmati, Doctor of Philosophy, Dissertation Topic: Characterizing the nanomechanical properties of the interphase region in cementitious mixtures; Advisor: Y. Kim, 01/2017-present

Committee Member: Kommidi Santosh Reddy, Master of Science, A linear viscoelastic analysis and fatigue characterization of asphaltic materials in two length scales under the influence of aging; Advisor: Y. Kim, 06/017-08/2017

Committee Member: Farshad Fallah, Master of Science, Molecular dynamics modeling and simulation of bitumen chemical aging; Advisor: Y. Kim, 06/017-08/2017

Committee Member: Ash Kotwal, Doctor of Philosophy, Dissertation Topic: Alkaline Activation of Ambient Cured Geopolymer Mortar and Concrete Based on Class C Fly Ash, Materials Science, Engineering and Commercialization, Texas State University, Advisor: J. Schemmel, 01/2014-08/2015

Committee Member: Kyunhwan Kim, Master of Science, Theses Topic: Performance Properties of CRM Asphalt Binders Containing Wax Additives, Department of Engineering Technology, Texas State University, Advisor: S. Lee, 04/2014-08/2014

Committee Member: Ash Kotwal, Master of Science, Theses Topic: Alkaline Activation of Ambient Cured Geopolymer, Department of Engineering Technology, Texas State University, Advisor: Y. Kim, 03/2012-12/2012.

Committee Member: Cade Humphries, Master of Science, Theses Topic: Examination of Cost Benefits for Converting Surfaced Roads to Un-surfaced Roads in Texas, Department of Engineering Technology, Advisor: S. Lee, Texas State University, 03/2012-12/2012.

Committee Member: Luzelva Estrada, Master of Science, Theses Topic: Evaluation, Prevention and Repair of Microbial Acid-Produced Attack of Concrete, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas State University, Advisor: W. Rudzinski, 01/2011-12/2011.

Nonthesis Graduate Student Research Supervision

Jake Ellis, Life Cycle Analysis and Environmental Benefits of Using Recycled Concrete Aggregate in Concrete Construction, Department of Engineering Technology, Texas State University, 09/2014-05/2015

Ben Colvin, Life Cycle Analysis and Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Using Recycled Concrete Aggregate in Concrete Construction, Interdisciplinary Studies with a Concentration in Sustainability, Texas State University, 09/2013-12/2014

Aidil Misra, Evaluation of Rheological Behavior of Cement-Based Paste and Mortar, Department of Engineering Technology, Texas State University, 12/2013-05/2014

Fei Sun, Effect of Fine Aggregate Moisture Content on Mortar Behavior, Department of Engineering Technology, Texas State University, 09/2012-05/2013

Michael Grams, Feasibility of Two-Lift Concrete Paving, Department of Engineering Technology, Texas State University, 09/2012-04/2013

Undergraduate Student Research Assistants

Icaro Levi Souza (05/2016-08/2016), Felipe Cortês Genarini (07/2016-08-2016), University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Declan Ward (2014-2015), David Sittiz (2014-2015), Brian Ledsinger (2014-2015), Cole Pilgrim (2014), Alfredo Gonzalez (2012-2014), Santos Verdin (2013-2014), Eric Adams (2013), Paul Skogen (2012-2013), Nicholas Nelson (2012-2013), David Mack (2012-2013), Breena Madrid (2012), Chase David (2011-2012), Garrett McSpadden (2011-2012), Sawyer Flache (2011-2012), Daniel Calhoun (2010-2012), Michael Kibodeaux (2011), Joshua Pruitt (2010-2011), Michael Draper (2009-2010), Texas State University