PROFESSOR

Youngjib Ham, Ph.D.

History Maker Homes Endowed Associate Professor, Construction Science, Texas A&M University (TAMU)

Faculty Fellow, Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center (HRRC)

Research Affiliate, Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS)

Affiliate, Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI)

Vice President, Korean-American Construction Engineering and Project Management Association (KACEPMA)

329B Francis Hall, 3137 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843
E-mail: yham at tamu dot edu /
Office: (979) 458-0184

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Dr. Youngjib Ham is an Associate Professor of Construction Science at TAMU. He received B.S. (cum laude) and M.S. degrees from Seoul National University in 2009 and 2011, respectively; and M.S. in Computer Science and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2014 and 2015, respectively. Before joining TAMU in 2017, he was an Assistant Professor in The Moss School of Construction, Infrastructure and Sustainability at Florida International University (FIU) (2015-2017).

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015

Construction Engineering & ManagementAdvisor: Dr. Mani Golparvar-Fard

M.S. in Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014

Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Mobile Computing

M.S. in Architectural Engineering, Seoul National University, 2011

Construction Engineering & ManagementAdvisor: Dr. Moonseo Park

B.S. in Rural Systems Engineering, Seoul National University, 2009

Civil EngineeringGraduated with honors (Cum Laude)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


  • History Maker Homes Endowed Associate Professor, 09/2021 Present, Department of Construction Science, Texas A&M University

  • Assistant Professor, 08/2017 08/2021, Department of Construction Science, Texas A&M University

  • Assistant Professor, 08/2015 08/2017, Moss School of Construction, Infrastructure, and Sustainability, Florida International University

AWARDS AND HONORS


  • History Maker Homes Endowed Professorship, Texas A&M University, 2021

  • Research Excellence Award, Department of Construction Science, Texas A&M University, 2021

  • Best Paper Award, ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering, 2020

  • Junior Faculty Award, The Korean-American Construction Engineering and Project Management Association (KACEPMA), 2020

  • Montague-CTE Faculty Award, Texas A&M University, 2019

  • ASCE ExCEEd Teaching Fellow, ASCE, 2019

  • Outstanding Reviewer, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 2018, 2016

  • Outstanding Reviewer, ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 2017, 2016

  • Best Paper Award, The 6th International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management, 2015

  • FIATECH CETI Award, FIATECH, 2015

  • FIATECH Scholarship, FIATECH, 2015, 2013

  • Chester P. Siess Award, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2014

  • Best Poster Award (Third-Place), ASCE Construction Research Congress, 2014

  • Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)'s Scholarship, CMAA Chicago and National Capital Chapter, 2014, 2012

  • Best Paper Award Runner-up, ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, 2012

  • CMAA National Foundation Scholarship (Nationally competitive*), CMAA Foundation, 2012

  • Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association Graduate Scholarship, Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association, 2012

  • Vecellio Fellowship, Virginia Tech, 2011

  • Cum Laude Bachelor's Degree, Seoul National University, 2009

  • Best Paper Award, The 5th Korea Institute of Construction Engineering and Management Conference, 2008

  • National Science & Technology Scholarship, Korea Student Aid Foundation (KOSAF), 2004

  • Merit-based Scholarship, Seoul National University, 2003-2010