Jay Kwon

Research areas of interest

  • Stabilization of geomaterials and recycled materials
  • Mechanistic analysis and design of roadways
  • Nondestructive Test (NDT) for pavement and railroad track condition assessment
  • Railroad and pavement geo-materials testing and modeling
  • Ground improvements
  • Geo-materials characterization using advanced image tool



  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Illnois Urbana - Champaign
  • M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Illnois Urbana - Champaign
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, Hanyang University



  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    • Geosynthetics committee
  • American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA)
    • Roadway & Ballast Committee
  • Transportation Research Board
    • Standing Committee on Stabilization of Geomaterials and Recycled Materials (AKG90)
    • Standing Committee on Geosynthetics (AKG80)
    • Transportation Research Record Handling Editor
  • Korean Society of Civil Engineering
  • Korean Geotechnical Society
  • Korean Society of Road Engineers



  • Professional Engineer: Georgia (036556) and Texas (107477)