Jin-Lee "Jin" Kim, Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP BD+C
Dr. Kim joined California State University at Long Beach (CSULB) in 2009 as an assistant professor of Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management. He received his BE and first ME degrees in Architectural Engineering from Chungbuk National University, Korea. He received his second ME and PhD in Civil Engineering from University of Florida, majoring Construction Engineering and Management with a minor in Statistics. He used to teach as an assistant professor at Missouri Western State University prior to his arrival at CSULB. Dr. Kim spent several years as a field engineer and safety engineer. He is a registered professional engineer.
Dr. Kimís research interests include advanced construction scheduling techniques using optimization techniques, green building, building information modeling, cost estimating methods, international construction, information technology in construction operations, project delivery systems, and statistical methods for construction engineers. He teaches major classes related to construction engineering and construction management.
Dr. Kim has authored several refereed research papers in high quality engineering and scientific journals such as Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, and Journal of Transportation Research Board (TRB). Dr. Kim is an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Construction Research Council (CRC) of Construction Institute, ASCE, Architectural Engineering Institute of ASCE, and INFORMS Simulation Society. He is also a peer reviewer for many technical journals.