Branch Office / New York
Branch Office Principal / Structual Engineer
An industry-recognized high-rise expert he has worked 20 years on a wide range of building types throughout the US and the Far East, ranging from high-rise mixed-use, residential and commercial projects including supertall to small interior fit-outs. He is the structural engineering regional leader, striving to create innovative solutions based on technical excellence and interdisciplinary coordination. He has contributed to numerous technical engineering guides and Articles, including the “Outrigger Design for High-Rise Buildings” guide published by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), as a peer reviewer
MS Degree in Civil Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
BS Degree in Architectural Engineering from Sung Kyun Kwan University, Korea
Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAONY)
Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH)
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
Korea Grand Architectural Award: Incheon Airport Terminal 2, 2018, korea
ACEC Platinum Award: The Zenith Tower, 2013, Korea
Excellence in Structural Engineering Award Finalist: International Finance Center, Korea.
Co-author: Inclined to succeed, Civil Engineering My 2013
Peer Review Panel: Outrigger Design for High-Rise Buildings in CTBUH Technical Guides
SEAONY Around Town: Cross Sections 2015 Volume 20
Contributor: Structural Skin: Integrating Structure and cladding in Façade Tectonics 2016 congress
Contributor: Structuring Skin Patterns of integrating cladding and structure in Façade Tectonics 2018 Congress
2019 ~ Present
WITHWORKS ARCHITECT & ENGINEER, PRINCIPAL OF USA OFFICE
Leads global business development based in New York, New Jersey.
ACTIVE DESIGN GROUP ENGINEERING, PRINCIPAL
Leads global business in residential and commercial high-rise buildings in Far East.
2016 ~ 2018
HOK, SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Leads structural group in New York, manages large scale projects in Northern East region including Highrise, long-span structures.
2005 ~ 2015
THORNTON TOMASETTI, SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Leads structural studio in Far East ranging Korea, Vietnam and Mid-East.
2003 ~ 2005
DESIMONE CONSULTING ENGINEER, SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER
1999 ~ 2002
SKIDMORE, OWINGS & MERRILL, ENGINEER