Dr Yongmin Kim

  • Assistant Professor: Civil Engineering (University of Glasgow Singapore)

telephone: 6592 3397
email: Yongmin.Kim@glasgow.ac.uk

10 Dover Drive, SIT@Dover, University Resource Centre, 138683

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8551-8022


Dr Yongmin Kim Dr Kim is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Civil Engineering, University of Glasgow Singapore (UGS). He obtained his PhD degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea in 2015. Digital Geotechnical Engineering Lab (DGEL) focuses on Urban Disaster & Sustainable Urban Development using smart technologies, such as deep learning, high-performance computing, multidisciplinary coupled analysis.

Research interests

Digital Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory (DGEL): Urban Disaster & Sustainable Urban Development 1. Unsaturated Soil Mechanics (Principle of unsaturated soil mechanics and its application) 2. Landslides (Rainfall-induced landslides in urban areas) 3. Foundations (Soil-substructure interaction problems) 4. Excavation (Design of concrete lining and seismic analysis) 5. Tree Stability (Stability analysis of mature trees in Singapore)


1. Civil Engineering Skills (Co-teaching) 2. Civil Engineering Materials 3. Engineering Geology & Soil Mechanics 4. Foundation Engineering 5. Civil Engineering Practices (Co-teaching)