Dr. Dookie Kim is a licensed professional engineer both in Korea and in the United States.

He received his Bachelor degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Korea University in 1993, and he earned his Master and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 1995 and 1999 respectively.

He spent almost three and half years (September 1999 - February 2003) as a post-doctoral researcher and at Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI), University of California, Irvine (UCI), and University of California, Berkeley, and as a senior researcher at UNISON Co. Ltd.

Since March 2003, Dr. Kim has been teaching, researching, and consulting at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Kunsan National University (KSNU, March 2003 - February 2020, Kunsan) and Kongju National University (KNU, March 2020 - Present, Cheoan), Republic of Korea.

He has published several books and more than 100 international journal papers.

His research interests are:
a) structural dynamics such as vibration control, seismic design, and system identification,
b) artificial intelligence such as neural network, support vector machine, and
c) probability engineering such as reliability design, LCC analysis, etc.