Min-Wook Kang, Ph.D., P.E.

Min-Wook Kang, Ph.D., P.E.
Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering
University of South Alabama
150 Jaguar Drive
Shelby Hall, Suite 3142
Mobile, AL 36688
Phone: (251) 460-6174
Fax: (251) 461-1400

Website: http://southce.org/mwkang/

Ph.D. Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland
M.S. Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland
M.S. Transportation System Engineering, Hanyang University, Korea
B.S. Transportation System Engineering, Hanyang University, Korea

Research Interests
Transportation Engineering:  Optimization of highway and railway alignments, Cost-effective and sustainable highway design, highway safety and accident analysis, GIS-based transportation system modeling and analysis, traffic congestion management.

Courses Taught
CE 102 Introduction to Civil Engineering
CE 204 Surveying Fundamentals
CE 352 Transportation Engineering
CE 490 Highway Safety
CE 490 Traffic Engineering

Selected Publications
Kang, M.-W., Jha, M.K., and Schonfeld, P. (2012), Applicability of Highway Alignment Optimization Models, Transportation Research Part C, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 257-286.

Kang, M.-W., Jha, M.K., and R. Buddharaju. (2012), A Rail Transit Route Optimization Model for Rail Infrastructure Planning and Design: Case Study of St Andrews, Scotland, In Proceedings of the 91th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Paper No. 12-2060 on CD-ROM..

Kang, M.-W., Wang, S., Jha, M.K., Chen, C.-C., and Schonfeld, P. (2011), A Simulation Framework for the Path Planning of Unmanned Autonomous Systems, Vulnerability, Uncertainty, and Risk: Analysis, Modeling, and Management (Bilal Ayyub, Ed.), In Proceedings of the ASCE – ICVRAM 2011 and ISUMA 2011 conferences

Kang, M.-W., Yang, N., Schonfeld, P., and Jha, M.K. (2010), Bilevel Highway Route Optimization, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2197, Transportation Research Board of National Academies, Washington, D.C., pp.107-117

Kang, M.-W., Schonfeld, P., and Yang, N. (2009), Prescreening and Repairing in a Genetic Algorithm for Highway Alignment Optimization, Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 109-119

Jha, M.K. and Kang, M.-W. (2009), GIS-Based Model for Highway Noise Analysis, Journal of Infrastructure Systems-ASCE, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 88-94

Contact Information

Questions? Comments?
Please contact Dr. Kevin White

University of South Alabama, Department of Civil Engineering.
150 Jaguar Drive
Shelby Hall, Suite 3142
Mobile, AL 36688

Phone Number: 251- 460-6174


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