• The University of Western Australia (M053), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Youngho Kim received his Doctor of Engineering from Yonsei University in 2010. After completing the PhD studies, he worked at the Construction Engineering Research Institute (CERI) in Korea for 1 year as a post-doctoral researcher. He joined the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS) in Dec 2011. Now he is working for Oceans Graduate School / COFS as an Adjunt Senior Lecturer. Youngho's research focuses on pile foundation design (onshore/offshore), offshore foundation Systems (anchoring system / jack-up structure), soil-substructure interactions, advanced finite element modelling (static or dynamic / LDFE / soil constitutive model) etc. Youngho is an integral part of the COFS collaborations with major Korean engineering companies and research institutions and he has worked on a number of ARC projects with Korean partners. He has published over 80 refereed journal and conference papers.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Research expertise keywords

  • Large deformation finite element analysis
  • Dynamically penetrating anchors
  • Pile–soil–structure interaction analyses
  • Foundation analysis and design


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