Jihoon Kim

Assistant Professor

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Office: RICH 407K
Phone: 979.845.2205
Email: jihoon.kim@tamu.edu

Curriculum Vitae
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Research Interests

  • Coupled flow and geomechanics in hydrate, shale and tight gas, and geothermal reservoirs
  • Hydraulic fracturing, Hydro-shearing, Coupled geomechanic-geophysical modeling
  • Reservoir simulation, Computational geomechanics

Awards & Honors

  • 2012 Director's Award for Exceptional Achievement, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Education

  • PhD, Petroleum Engineering, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • MS, Civil, Urban, and Geosystem Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
  • BS, Civil, urban, and Geosystem Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

Selected Publications

Kim J., Tchelepi H.A., Juanes R., 2013, Rigorous Coupling of Geomechanics and Multiphase Flow with Strong Capillarity., SPE Journal, 18(6): 1591-1606

Kim J., Sonnenthal E., Rutqvist J., 2012, Formulation and Sequential Numerical Algorithms of Coupled Fluid/heat Flow and Geomechanics for Multiple Porosity Materials., International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering., 92: 425-456.

Kim J., Tchelepi H.A., Juanes R., 2011, Stability and Convergence of Sequential Methods for Coupled Flow and Geomechanics: Fixed-stress and Fixed-strain Splits., Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 200: 1591-1606.