• Assistant Professor
Jihoon Kim

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy, petroleum engineering, Stanford University
  • Master of Science, civil, urban, and geosystem engineering, Seoul National University
  • Bachelor of Science, civil, urban, and geosystem engineering, Seoul National University

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

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

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.