Using a new cement compound that applies nanoparticles can extend the service life of structures to 200 years or more.
Prior to his current role, Dr. Kim was the vice president of Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Construction Technology and was the head researcher for ultra-high performance concrete studies. He served as chairman of the following committees: Korean Peninsular Infrastructure Special Committee, Bridge Standards Committee of Korea Society of Civil Engineers, and Specification and Standards Subdivision of Korea Society of Civil Engineers. He has been a Central Construction Deliberation Committee Member in Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) since 2015 and the vice president of Korean Institute of Bridge and Structural Engineers since 2014. Dr. Kim holds BS, MS, and PhD degrees from Seoul National University.