Hyun-Wook Choo Professor
- Georgia Institute of Technology
- Geotechnical Engineering
- +82 31 201 3690
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, USA, 2013.08. M.S., Korea University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Korea, 2008.02. B.S., Korea University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Korea, 2006.02.
Assistant Professor, Kyung Hee University, Korea, 2017 – present Research Professor, Korea University, Korea, 2014 – 2017 Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, 2013 – 2013
Choo, H., Min, D.-H., Sung, J. H., and Yoon, H.-K. (2019). "Sensitivities of input parameters for predicting stability of soil slope." Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, 1-15. Choo, H., Park, K.-H., Won, J., and Burns, S. E. (2018). "Resistance of Coarse-grained Particles against Raindrop Splash and Its Relation with Splash Erosion." Soil and Tillage Research, 184, 1-10. Choo, H., Lee, C., and Lee, W. (2018). "Overconsolidation and Cementation in Sands: Impacts on Geotechnical Properties and Evaluation Using Dilatometer Tests." Geotechnical Testing Journal, 41(5). Choo, H., Lim, S., and Lee, W. (2018). "Determination of Minimum Void Ratio of Crushed Rock Sand Using a Vibrating Table Test." Geotechnical Testing Journal, 41(6), 1040-1049. Choo, H., Jun, H., & Yoon, H. K. (2018). Application of Elastic Wave Velocity for Estimation of Soil Depth. Applied Sciences, 8(4), 600. Choo, H., Hong, S. J., Lee, W., & Lee, C. (2018). Use of the dilatometer test to estimate the maximum shear modulus of normally consolidated Busan clay. Marine Georesources & Geotechnology, 1-11. Shin, H., Hung Truong, Q., Lee, J. S., Choo, H., & Lee, C. (2018). Evolution of pore structure and hydraulic conductivity of randomly distributed soluble particle mixture. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 42(5), 768-780. Choo, H., Jun, H., & Yoon, H. K. (2018). Porosity estimation of unsaturated soil using Brutsaert equation. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 104, 33-39. Choo, H., Lee, W., Lee, C., & Burns, S. E. (2017). Estimating Porosity and Particle Size for Hydraulic Conductivity of Binary Mixed Soils Containing Two Different-Sized Silica Particles. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 144(1), 04017104. Choo, H., Nam, H., & Lee, W. (2017). A practical method for estimating maximum shear modulus of cemented sands using unconfined compressive strength. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 147, 102-108. Lim, S., Lee, W., Choo, H., & Lee, C. (2017). Utilization of high carbon fly ash and copper slag in electrically conductive controlled low strength material. Construction and Building Materials, 157, 42-50. Choo, H., Yoon, B., Lee, W., & Lee, C. (2017). Evaluation of compressibility and small strain stiffness characteristics of sand reinforced with discrete synthetic fibers. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 45(4), 331-338. Zhao, Q., Choo, H., Bhatt, A., Burns, S. E., & Bate, B. (2017). Review of the fundamental geochemical and physical behaviors of organoclays in barrier applications. Applied Clay Science, 142, 2-20. Choo, H., Lee, W., & Lee, C. (2017). Compressibility and small strain stiffness of kaolin clay mixed with varying amounts of sand. KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, 21(6), 2152-2161. Choo, H., Song, J., Lee, W., & Lee, C. (2016). Effects of clay fraction and pore water conductivity on electrical conductivity of sand-kaolinite mixed soils. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 147, 735-745. Choi, Y., Choo, H., Yun, T. S., Lee, C., & Lee, W. (2016). Engineering Characteristics of Chemically Treated Water-Repellent Kaolin. Materials, 9(12), 978. Choo, H., Song, J., Lee, W., & Lee, C. (2016). Impact of pore water conductivity and porosity on the electrical conductivity of kaolinite. Acta Geotechnica, 11(6), 1419-1429. Choo, H., Lim, S., Lee, W., & Lee, C. (2016). Compressive strength of one-part alkali activated fly ash using red mud as alkali supplier. Construction and Building Materials, 125, 21-28. Choo, H., Hwang, J., Choi, Y., Lee, C., & Lee, W. (2016). Geotechnical Characteristics of Volcanic Beach Sands with Varying Iron Contents. Marine Georesources & Geotechnology, 34(6), 571-580. Choo, H., Kim, J., Lee, W., & Lee, C. (2016). Relationship between hydraulic conductivity and formation factor of coarse-grained soils as a function of particle size. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 127, 91-101. Choo, H., Lee, W., Hong, S. J., & Lee, C. (2016). Application of the dilatometer test for estimating undrained shear strength of Busan New Port clay. Ocean Engineering, 115, 39-47. Choo, H., Yeboah, N. N., & Burns, S. E. (2015). Small to intermediate strain properties of fly ashes with various carbon and biomass contents. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 53(1), 35-48. Grau, F., Choo, H., Hu, J. W., & Jung, J. (2015). Engineering behavior and characteristics of wood ash and sugarcane bagasse ash. Materials, 8(10), 6962-6977. Choo, H., & Burns, S. E. (2015). Shear wave velocity of granular mixtures of silica particles as a function of finer fraction, size ratios and void ratios. Granular Matter, 17(5), 567-578. Choo, H., Bate, B., & Burns, S. E. (2015). Effects of organic matter on stiffness of overconsolidated state and anisotropy of engineered organoclays at small strain. Engineering Geology, 184, 19-28. Choo, H., Larrahondo, J., & Burns, S. E. (2014). Coating effects of nano-sized particles onto sand surfaces: Small strain stiffness and contact mode of iron oxide–coated sands. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 141(1), 04014077. Choo, H., Yeboah, N. N. N., & Burns, S. E. (2014). Impact of unburned carbon particles on the electrical conductivity of fly ash slurry. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 140(9), 04014052. Choo, H., & Burns, S. E. (2014). Review of Archie's equation through theoretical derivation and experimental study on uncoated and hematite coated soils. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 105, 225-234. Choo, H., & Burns, S. E. (2014). Effect of overconsolidation ratio on dynamic properties of binary mixtures of silica particles. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 60, 44-50. Bate, B., Choo, H., & Burns, S. E. (2013). Dynamic properties of fine-grained soils engineered with a controlled organic phase. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 53, 176-186.
Member, Korean Society of Civil Engineers (KSCE) Member, Korea Geotechnical Society (KGS) Member, Korean Society of Hazard Mitigation (KOSHAM)
Subsurface exploration (or soil characterization) using geophysical test and/or in-situ test Comprehensive characterization of physical-chemical mixed soils Evaluation of the role of mineral coatings on the mechanical behavior of engineered soils Beneficial reuse of waste materials (fly ash, red mud, and others) Erosion control and modeling Ground improvement (e.g. dynamic compaction, fiber inclusion, and mineral grouting)