• Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Yong-Rak Kim

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University – 2003
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University – 1999
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea – 1997

Research Interests

    • Engineering of infrastructure materials
    • Multiscale modeling and characterization
    • Constitutive modeling of materials
    • Viscoelasticity of solids
    • Fracture, damage and durability

Awards & Honors

  • Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2007, 2019
  • Recognition of Excellence in Research, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2018, 2019
  • University-Wide Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2018
  • Holling Family Master Teacher Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2018
  • Faculty Service Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2016
  • Faculty Recognition Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2009
  • McNeel Distinguished Scholar, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2008
  • NSF-CAREER Award, 2007