Sung-Uk Choi, Ph.D.


School of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Yonsei University

139 Shinchon-dong, Seodaemun-gu

Seoul, 120-749, KOREA

Tel: 82-2-2123-2797

Fax: 82-2-364-5300



1987   B.S.    Seoul National University

1989   M.S.   Seoul National University

1996   Ph.D.  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


9/97-02/01    Assistant Professor, School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Yonsei University

3/01-02/06    Associate Professor, School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Yonsei University

3/06-present   Professor, School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Yonsei University

Professional Experiences

2/90-7/91      Researcher, Korea Institute of Construction Technology

3/96-5/97      Research Associate, Illinois State Water Survey

Research Interests

Environmental fluid mechanics

River Engineering

Sediment transport

Numerical methods in fluid mechanics

Current Researches

Turbulence modelings

Turbulence measurements

Numerical simulations of shallow water flows and morphological changes

Density current modeling

And Etc.


Professional Activity

Associate Editor, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE

Editorial Board of Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics (Cover)

Associate Editor of Journal of Hydro-environment Research (Cover)

Editorial Advisory Board Member of The Open Ocean Engineering Journal

International Scientific Committee of IAHR-APD 2010, Auckland, New Zealand

Adjunct Professor, Saint Anthony Falls Lab, University of Minnesota (Letter)

Secretary General of 8th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics 2010

Adjunct Professor, University of Hiroshima, Japan


Reviewer of Advances in Coastal Modeling (Elsevier Science Publishers)

Reviewer of Advances in Water Resources: An International Journal

Reviewer of Journal of Hydraulic Research (IAHR)

Reviewer of Journal of Hydraulic Engineering (ASCE)

Reviewer of Journal of Irrigation and Drainage (ASCE)

Reviewer of International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids

Reviewer of Proceedings of First International Conference on Scour of Foundations

Reviewer of Journal of Coastal Research