People













Ph.D Students




Tae-Hyung Park

Research Interest

: Roles of polarized water molecules on clay surfaces in gas hydrate formation

: Formation and dissociation behavior of gas hydrates in fine-grained sediments

: Interfacial phenomena during microbial enhanced oil recovery/geologic carbon storage















Dong-Hwa Noh

Research Interest

: Geophysical and micro-scale characterization of microbial activities in soils and rocks









Soo-Min Ham

 Research Interest

 : Monitoring of soil erosion using P-wave

 : Modeling of hydraulic fracturing








Shin-Gyu Choi

Research Interest

: Geohazard prevention against debris flows and landslides

: P- and S-wave attenuation characteristics of soils under a triaxial stress condition

: Geophysical investigation of foundation depth of power transmission towers






Gi-Jun Lee

Research Interest

: Geomechanical and transport behaviors of coal beds during methane recovery 

: Terahertz laser-based imaging of porous media

: Penetration and advance rate of tunnel-boring machine






Yong-Min Kim

Research Interest

: Micro-mechanical properties of bacterial biopolymers and biofilms in porous media

: Bio-sealing of water-front earth structures using bacterial biopolymers and biofilms







 
Gyeol Han 


Research Interest

: Fines migration during hydrate production

: Diffusive growth of gas hydrate in porous media









Master Students




Gyeong-young Kim
 

Research Interest

: Interfacial properties of multiphase fluids in porous media

: Pore-network modeling of fluid-associated phenomena in porous media










Min-Kyung Jeon

 Research Interest
 
: Micro-rheology of biopolymers and biofilms

: Pore-network modeling of two-phase flows in porous media
















 
 Seung-Hun Baek

  Research Interest

  : 
Carbonate cementation in sands: X-ray CT imaging and its effect on hydraulic conductivity









Hyun-woo Joo

Research Interest

: Use of Induced polarization(IP) for monitoring of microorganism reaction in soil





Yong-june Sohn

Research Interest

: TBD














Alumni


So-Jung Lee

Research Interest

: Measurement of thermal properties of soils and rocks 












Undergraduate Students









Collaborators


Jonathan Ajo-Franklin (LBNL)        Seiji Nakagawa (LBNL)                       Tim Kneafsey (LBNL)

Gye-Chun Cho (KAIST)                 Tae Sup Yun (Yonsei Univ.)                  

Nehal Abu-Lail (WSU)                   Balasingam Muhunthan (WSU)           Carlos Santamarina (Georgia Tech)            



Group Pictures



   2015 March KGS Spring National Conference 2015

   2016 February 2016 Winter MT
   2016 February 2016 KAIST Commencement
   2016 March KGS Spring National Conference 2016

   2017 February 2017 KAIST Commencement
   2017 June 2017 Summer MT