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Juhee Kim

Assistant Professor of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering
Office: Holmes Hall 345
Phone: (808) 956-6989
E-mail: juheek@hawaii.edu
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Areas of Specialty and Research Interests

  • Environmental chemistry, Emerging contaminants, Contaminant transformation, Fate of contaminants in water and soil, Wastewater and water treatment, Water reuse, Soil remediation

Education

  • Ph.D., Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering, Korea University, 2016
  • M.S., Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering, Korea University, 2010
  • B.S., Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering, Korea University, 2008

Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, August 2023 – Present
  • Research Engineer, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, September 2022 – July 2023
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, September 2017 – August 2022
  • Research Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering, Korea University, March 2016 – August 2017

Courses Taught at UH (in the last five years)

  • CEE 330: Environmental Engineering (F’23)

Professional Activities

  • Editorial Board of Advanced Oxidation Processes, Frontiers in Environmental Chemistry

Awards and Honors

  • Future Faculty Fellowship, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2022
  • Research Fellowship, National Research Foundation of Korea, 2016

Selected Publications

  1.  Juhee Kim, Junyue Wang, Daniel C. Ashley, Virender K. Sharma, Ching-Hua Huang (2023) Picolinic acid-mediated catalysis of Mn(II) for peracetic acid oxidation processes: Formation of high-valent Mn species. Environmental Science & Technology. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.3c00765
  2. Juhee Kim, Xiaoyue Xin, Bethel T. Mamo, Gary L. Hawkins, Ke Li, Yongsheng Chen, Qingguo Huang, and Ching-Hua Huang (2022) Occurrence and fate of ultrashort-chain and other per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in wastewater treatment plants. ACS Environmental Science & Technology Water 2 (8), 1380–1390. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsestwater.2c00135
  3. Juhee Kim, Ching-Hua Huang (2021) Reactivity of peracetic acid with organic compounds: A critical review. ACS Environmental Science & Technology Water 1 (1), 15-33 (ACS ES&T Water Best Paper Award) https://doi.org/10.1021/acsestwater.0c00029
  4.  Juhee Kim, Penghui Du, Wen Liu, Cong Luo, He Zhao, Ching-Hua Huang (2020) Cobalt/peracetic acid: Advanced oxidation of aromatic organic compounds by acetylperoxyl radical. Environmental Science & Technology 54 (8), 5268-5278. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.0c00356
  5. Juhee Kim, Tianqi Zhang, Wen Liu, Penghui Du, Jordan T Dobson, Ching-Hua Huang (2019) Advanced oxidation process with peracetic acid and Fe(II) for contaminant degradation. Environmental Science & Technology 53 (22), 13312-13322. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.9b02991
  6.  Juhee Kim, Seunghun Hyun (2017) Soil attenuation of seepage potential of metallic elements (Cu, Zn, As(V), Cd, and Pb) at abandoned mine sites: A batch equilibrium sorption and seepage column study. Journal of Hazardous Materials 339: 292-300. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2017.05.054
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