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Prof. Joong Hoon "Jay" KIM



Dean, College of Engineering 

Korea University


Research Interests

Smart Water Management Systems and Micro Water Grid Systems in Smart Cities.

Design and Management of Water Distribution Systems.

Maintenance and Management Techniques of Urban Drainage Systems.

Real-time Management of Urban Water Systems Involving  Smart Monitoring, Telemetered Systems, and Sensor Networks.

Development of Alarm System against Urban Flood.

Development of Optimal Decision Making Systems about  Management of Water Supply and Sewage Networks.


        Teaching Interest

        

        Optimization Algorithms

Machine Learning

Water Resource  Planning  and Management

Water Resources Systems Engineering

       

        Education

      

Korea University, B.E., 1984.2

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, M.S.C.E. (Advisor : Chin Y. Kuo), 1986.2

"A Study of Infiltration Trenches in Unsaturated Soil"

University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D. (Advisor : Larry W. Mays), 1992.12

"Optimal Rehabilitation/Replacement Model for Water Distribution Systems"

 Awards

National Study Abroad Scholarship, Korean Ministry of Education, 1985.05

Quentin Mees Research Award, Arizona Water and Pollution Control Association 1994.03.

Korea Water Resources Association Achievement Award 2005.12.

National Emergency Management Agency Achievement Award 2007.11

Korea Minister of Government Administration and Home Affairs Award 2012.02

KSCE-Springer Award, 2013.12 


 Keynote  

Speeches 


"Harmony Search Optimization Algorithm and Its Applications in Water Resources Engineering" in Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources (JSHWR), Kyoto, Japan, 2011.08

First Won Tae Sang commemorative lecture, "Recent Trends in Optimization" in Korea Water Resources Association (KWRA), Kangwon Land, S. Korea, 2012.05

"Application of Harmony Search Optimization Algorithm to Water Resources Engineering" in New Zealand Hydrological Society Conference, Nelson, New Zealand, 2012.11 

"Optimization Algorithms as Tools for Hydrological Science" in Asia Oceania Geosciences Society(AOGS 2013), Brisbane, Austrailia, 2013.11 

"Recent Advances in Harmony Search Algorithm" in 4th Global Congress on Intelligent Systems(GCIS 2013), Hong Kong, China,  2013.12 

"Improving the Convergence of Harmony Search Algorithm and its Variants" in 4th Soft Conputing in Problem Solving(SocProS) 2014, Silcha,  India, 2014.12


        "Performance of Evolutionary Algorithms on the Fitness Landscape of Specific Problems" in 5th Soft Conputing in Problem Solving (SocPros) 2015, Saharanpur, India, 2015.12

"Evolutionary Algorithms for Smart Water Management: which one to choose?" in 12th International Conference on Hydroinformatics (HIC 2016), Songdo, South Korea, 2016.08

 "Smart World Smart Water : Hydroinformatic Approaches for 'Real' Paradigm Shift" in Smart Water Grid International Conference (SWGIC 2017), Songdo, South Korea, 2017.11

"Harmony Search variants and Their Applications to Engineering Problems" in Recent Trends in Operations Research and Statistics (RTORS 2017), IIT Roorkee, India, 2017.12


Conference Hosting


6th Asia Pacific Hydrology and Water Resources(APHW 2013), Seoul, S. Korea, LOC Chair

1st Symposium on Harmony Search Algorithm, Chair  

2nd International Conference on Harmony SearchAlgorithm(ICHSA 2015), Seoul, S. Korea, LOC Chair

12th International Conference on Hydroinformatics(HIC 2016), Songdo, S. Korea, LOC Co-Chair

4th International conference on Harmony Search, Soft Computing and Applications (ICHSA 2018), Gurgaon, India, Honorary Chair

13th International Conference on Hydroinformatics (HIC 2018), Palermo, Italy, LOC Vice Chair

Professional Affiliation

Korean Society of Civil Engineers

Korea Water Resources Association

American Society of Civil Engineers 

American Water Resources Association 

International Association for Hydraulic Research 

International Water Association 

International Association of Hydrological Science 

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 

The National Academy of Engineering of Korea

Editorship

Editor-in-Chief

Smart Water

SpringerOpen 

http://smartwaterjournal.springeropen.com 


Prof. Joong Hoon KIM