Sukhoon Pyo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering
UNIST (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology)


Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, May 2014
- Academic Advisor: Prof. Sherif El-Tawil
M.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, December 2013
M.S.E., Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, April 2011
M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea, February 2008
- Academic Advisor: Prof. Haeng-Ki Lee
B.S., Civil Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, February 2006


Assistant Professor, UNIST, Jan. 2019 to present
Senior Researcher, Korea Railroad Research Institute, July 2014 to Dec. 2018
Graduate Student Research Assistant, University of Michigan, Sep. 2009 to Apr. 2014
Researcher, KAIST, Sep. 2008 to Aug. 2009
Graduate Research Assistant, KAIST,  Mar. 2006 to Dec. 2007
Military Service, Korean Army, Jan. 2001 to Mar. 2003


Services and Activities

과학기술정보통신부 건설·교통 분야 기술수준평가 전문가(2018. 07. ~ 2023. 06.)
국가연구개발사업 예타 및 성과평가 위원(2018. 07. ~ 2023. 12.)
국가철도공단 기술자문위원회 위원(2018. 06. ~ 2022. 05.)
대한토목학회 토목의 날 준비위원회 위원(2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
대한토목학회 학회지 편집위원(2018)
한국철도학회 이사, 국문/영문 논문집 편집인(2019~2021)
한국철도학회 학회지(철도저널) 편집위원(2018)
한국콘크리트학회 국문논문집 편집위원(2019~2022)
한국콘크리트학회 학회지 편집위원(2017~2018)
한국구조물진단유지관리공학회 논문집 편집위원(2017~2020)
제주특별자치도 건설기술심의위원회 위원(2020.5. ~2022. 5.)
부산교통공사 기술자문위원회 위원(2020.8. ~2022. 7.)


Honors and Awards

한국철도기술연구원, 표창장(우수논문상), 2018. 03. 02.
JEC Asia 2017 Innovation Awards (Category: Railway), 2017. 11. 02.
- Title: Railway sleepers using ultra-high-performance cementitious composites
한국철도학회, 신진과학자상, 2017. 10. 19.
한국철도학회, 우수논문발표상, 2017년 춘계학술대회, 2018년 춘계학술대회
국가과학기술연구회, 이사장표창장(우수신진연구자 연구창조 부문), 2017. 04. 13.
한국철도기술연구원, 표창장(우수논문상), 2017. 03. 02.
한국철도기술연구원, 이달의 KRRI인상(우수연구상), 2016. 12. 05.


Guest Editor of the Special Issue "High Performance Concrete" in Materials
Guest Editor of the Special Issue "State-of-the-Art Materials Science and Engineering in Korea 2022" in Materials
co-Guest Editor of the Special Issue “Advanced Design for Manufacturing Processes" in Materials
Editorial Board, Materials (2020. 10. ~ present)
Editorial Board, ACF Journal, Asian Concrete Federation (2019. 1. ~ present)


Reviewership (Publons reports)


Cement and Concrete Composites; Cement and Concrete Research; Construction and Building Materials; Resources, Conservation & Recycling; Composite Structures; International Journal of Impact Engineering; International Journal of Plasticity; Materials and Design; Applied Acoustics; International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials; Materials; Applied Sciences; Buildings; Sustainability; KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering; European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering; Polymers; Case Studies in Construction Materials; Energies; Sensors; Journal of Vibration and Control; Engineering Structures; Fibers; Advances in Concrete Construction; Journal of Hazardous Materials; Journal of Building Engineering; Composites Part B: Engineering; Waste and Biomass Valorization; Crystals; 콘크리트학회 논문집; 한국철도학회 국문논문집; 한국구조물진단유지관리공학회 논문집

(Conference proceedings)

First International Interactive Symposium on UHPC, Des Moines, Iowa, US (2016)