Yong Je Kim, Ph.D.



Recent Publications

1. Kim, Y. J., Choi, S., and Nam, B. H. (2021). " Developing Advanced Data-Driven Models to Understand the Complex Patterns of Mask Wearing amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: Efforts to Accelerate Collective Cognition of Shared Risk." Natural Hazards Review, 22(2), 02521001.
2. Kim, Y. J., Nam, B. H., Shamet, R., Soliman, M., and Youn, H. (2020). "Development of Sinkhole Susceptibility Map of East Central Florida." Natural Hazards Review, 21(4), 04020035.
3. Nam, B. H., Kim, Y. J.*, and Youn, H. (2020). "Identification and quantitative analysis of sinkhole contributing factors in Florida's Karst." Engineering Geology, 271, 105610.
4. Choi, S., Hong, J. Y., Kim, Y. J.*, and Park, H. (2020). "Predicting Psychological Distress Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic by Machine Learning: Discrimination and Coping Mechanisms of Korean Immigrants in the U.S." International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(17), 6057.
5. Kim, Y. J., Nam, B. H., and Youn, H. (2019). "Sinkhole Detection and Characterization Using LiDAR-Derived DEM with Logistic Regression." Remote Sensing, 11(13), 1592.
6. Soliman, M. H., Shamet, R., Kim, Y. J., Youn, H., and Nam, B. H. (2019). "Numerical investigation on the mechanical behavior of karst sinkholes." Environmental Geotechnics, 0(0), 1-15.
7. Park, J., Kim, Y. J., Kim, M., and Lee, W. H. (2019). "A novel method for cell counting of Microcystis colonies in water resources using a digital imaging flow cytometer and microscope." Environmental Engineering Research, 24(3), 397-403.
8. Nam, B., Stokoe II, K., Cho, B., Kim, Y. J., and Youn, H. (2019). "A Potential Technology for Road Sinkhole Assessment: The Rolling Dynamic Deflectometer." Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 47(3), 1658-1676.

Education

Ph.D. (Geotechnical Engineering) – University of Central Florida, 2019
M.S. (Transportation Engineering/Construction Management) – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010
B.S. (Civil Engineering) – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007