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Meeok Kim

Ph.D., P.E. Associate Principal

About

Meeok Kim has more than a decade of experience in geostructural engineering, specializing in the analysis and design of complex below-grade systems. Her design credits include a variety of deep and unique foundations and support-of-excavation and shoring systems for challenging soil and site conditions ranging from soft clay to decomposed rock. She works with project teams to produce efficient, cost-effective and innovative designs for whole systems, including sub- and superstructures. Meeok’s projects often require out-of-the-box approaches. Her value engineering strategy for the design of support-of-excavation systems for the Clinton CSO (combined sewer overflow) Storage Facility in Syracuse, New York, resulted in a cost- and time-effective solution for the construction of temporary and permanent underground structures. Meeok also designed an elliptical cofferdam for the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority’s deep pump station in Dorchester, Massachusetts, using a slurry wall.

Education

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

M.S., Civil Engineering, Pusan National University

B.S., Civil Engineering, Pusan National University


Meeok uses an approach that integrates geotechnical and structural engineering. She combines a comprehensive understanding of soil and structure and their interactions with high-end analytical tools to inform her designs.