Dr. Gunjin Yun

Dr. Gunjin Yun

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Civil Engineering
Office: ASEC 209F
Phone: 330-972-8489
Fax: 330-972-6020
Email: gy3@uakron.edu
Website: http://www.ecgf.uakron.edu/~civil/people/yun.html



  • Ph.D., CEE, UIUC, 2002~2006
  • M.S., CE, KAIST, 1994~1996
  • B.S.,  CE, KAIST, 1991~1994


  • JSPS Fellowship Award, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, (FY2007)
  • Conference Travel Grant Award, Graduate College, UIUC, (2006)
  • Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship, (2002~2003)
  • Samsung President's Prize, (1998)
  • KAIST tuition scholarship, (1992~1993)

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Akron (01/2008~Present)
  • Post-doctoral research associate, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Structural Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis (11/2006~01/2008)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UIUC (01/2003~11/2006)
  • Research Engineer, Institute of Constructional Technology, Samsung Corporation (01/1998~03/2002)
  • Staff Structural Engineer, Samsung Corporation (02/1996~12/1997)

 Research Interests

  • Structural Health Monitoring
  • Computational Intelligence in Structural Engineering and Mechanics
  • Multi-site Hybrid Simulation Technique for Collaborative Testing
  • Material Constitutive Model for Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Inverse Analysis for Biomedical Imaging

Teaching Experience

  • Advanced Mechanics of Materials (4300:554:801), Graduate Course, The University of Akron
  • Statics (4300:201), Course for Undergraduate, The University of Akron
  • Structural Dynamics and Vibrations, Course for Senior and Graduates, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Mechanics of Materials, Course for Undergraduates, Washington University in St. Louis

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Network Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) Consortium, Inc.

 Referred Journal Paper Review

  • Journal of Earthquake Engineering
  • Engineering Structures
  • Journal of Structural Control and Health Monitoring

 Invited Seminar

  • Modeling of Hysteretic Behavior of Beam-Column Connections based on Self-learning Simulation, Washington University in St. Louis, MO, September 29, 2006
  • Integration of Computational and Experimental Research in Structural Engineering, The University of South Carolina, SC, August 24, 2007
  • Multi-site Hybrid Simulation and Self-learning Simulation for Inverse Nonlinear Modeling, The University of Akron, OH, November 8, 2007
  • Multi-site Hybrid Simulation and Self-learning Simulation for Inverse Nonlinear Modeling, Washington University in St. Louis, MO, December 6, 2007


Ph.D., CEE, UIUC, 2002~2006; M.S., CE, KAIST, 1994~1996; B.S., CE, KAIST, 1991~1994