Sang-Dae Kim

Seoul, South Korea

Dr. Sang Dae Kim is a professor of Dept. of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at Korea University. He is also POSCO Steel Chair Professor, which was founded to promote structural steel’s research in construction by POSCO.

After earning his Ph.D. in Structural Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1988, he began his academic career at Korea University, where he now teaches several sub­jects including Structural Analysis, Design of Steel Structures, Structural Dynamics, Seismic Analysis and Design and Analysis of Tall Buildings. He was the Chairman of the organizing committee for the “CTBUH 2004 Seoul Conference” which was held in October 2004. He founded the Korean chapter of CTBUH, K-CTBUH, in 2008. Dr. Kim was a field editor of Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering (JAABE), which is jointly published by Korea, Japan and China. Also,…

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IJHRB Research Journal, Chief Editor (2012 – Present)

Country Representative, South Korea (2007 – 2009)


21 October 2010

Sang Dae Kim, CTBUH Chairman, gives the Welcoming message at the opening of the 2010 Awards Symposium. Symposium Chair, CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood, also...


01 March 2017

Taehun Ha & Sungho Lee, Daewoo E&C; Sangdae Kim, Korea University

High-rise buildings move during construction due to time-dependent material properties of concrete (creep and shrinkage), construction sequences, and structural shapes. The building movements, including vertical...


01 March 2012

Inyong Jeong, Young K. Ju, & Sang-Dae Kim, Korea University

The diagrid structural system is considered to be not only the best structural system for constructing free form structures, but also a very effective system...