People
















Post-doctoral Researcher


















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 and wettability during microbial enhanced oil recovery/geologic carbon storage




Dong-Hwa Noh

Research Interest

: Effect of microbial activities on seismic responses of porous media 

: Seismic responses of porous media during precipitation of soft and hard inclusions - effect of soft EPS and carbonate mineral precipitation. 







Soo-Min Ham

 Research Interest

 : Fundamentals of soil erosion phenomena

 : Modeling of hydraulic fracturing

 : Coupled CFD-DEM modeling of fluid-solid interactions





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

: Prediction of penetration and advance rate of tunnel boring machines (TBM)

: Terahertz laser-based imaging of porous media








Yong-Min Kim

Research Interest

: Bacterial biofilm and EPS formation in soils and its effect on hydraulic conductivity

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





 

Gyeol Han 

Research Interest

: Fines migration during hydrate production

: X-ray computed microtomography

: Diffusive growth of gas hydrate in porous media






Min-Kyung Jeon

Research Interest

:Two-phase flows in porous media - Pore network modeling and micro-fluidic experiments

:Micro-rheology of biopolymers and biofilms





 
 

  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 microbial activities in soils








Master Students





Yong-June Sohn

Research Interest

: Thermal-Hydro-Mechanical modeling of hydrate-bearing sediments









Undergraduate Students






Jeong-A Choi 

Research Interest

: Understanding of interfacial properties during multiphase flows in microfluidic chips 








Alumni




So-Jung Lee

Research Interest

: Measurement of thermal properties of soils and rocks 

Current Affiliation

:Ph.D. Candidate at University of New South Wales, Canberra, Austrailia 






Gyeong-Young Kim 

Research Interest

: Interfacial properties of multiphase fluids in porous media

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

Current Affiliation

:Research Scientist at Information & Electronics Research, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea 



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