My research group focuses on development pervious concrete pavement and slab for safety, livability and environmental sustainability. More specifically, nanotechnology-enabled high-volume fly ash pervious concrete has been tested for stormwater runoff control and water quality enhancement.
- Post Doc – US EPA National Risk Management Research Laboratory, OK. 2003 – 2004
- Post Doc – US Army Engineers Engineering and Research Development Center, MS. 2002 – 2003
- Ph.D. – Civil Engineering (Environmental), University of Akron, OH. 2002
- Graduate Study – Civil Engineering (Environmental), University of Kansas, KS. 1996-1998
- Master Civil – Engineering (Environmental), Kyungpook National University, Korea. 1994
- Bachelor – Civil Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Korea. 1990
The Environmental Engineering Laboratory (EEL) facilities in INCI, UPRM include 3,430 ft2 of indoor laboratory space and 1,721 ft2 of field space. The facilities are well equipped with instrumentation for water, air, waste, and soil analysis. Major equipment and instrumentation in the EEL facilities include: Water purification systems; Water quality meters, Centrifuges, High Pressure Liquid Chromatography systems, Gas chromatography systems, Ion Chromatography system, UV/Vis spectrophotometers, Total organic carbon analyzer, Flame atomic absorption spectrometer, Particle counter, Autoclave for sterilization and Environmental chambers.
The Construction Material Laboratory in INCI, UPRM includes 2,050 ft2 of laboratory space. It provides hands-on experiences with civil material testing and analysis to INCI students and also offers technical services for public and private business sectors. It is equipped with Universal Forney LT-1000-3 Compression Tester, Concrete curating chambers, heavy-weight balances, concrete mixers, dry ovens, and sieving apparatus.