Publications:

Journals (* Graduate students advised)
1. Daghighi, A.*, A. Nahvi, and U. Kim (2017) Optimal cultivation pattern to increase revenue and reduce water use: Application of Linear Programming to Arjan Plain in Fars Province. Agriculture 7(73). doi:10.3390/agriculture7090073.
2. Joseph, R.* and U. Kim (2017) Long-term assessment of climate change impacts on Tennessee Valley Authority reservoir operations: Norris Dam. Water 9(649). doi:10.3390/w9090649.
3. Kim, U., J.C. Parker, and R.C. Borden (2017) Design and Cost Optimization of In-situ Chemical Oxidation for DNAPL Source Remediation Considering Uncertainty. Environmental Modelling & Software. In revision.
4. Parker, J., U. Kim, A. Fortune, S. Griepke, and J. Galligan (2016) Data Analysis and Modeling to Optimize Thermal Treatment Cost and Performance. Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation 37(1): 51-66. 10.1111/gwmr.12199
5. Park, Y., A.M.S. Pradhan, U. Kim, Y-T Kim, S. Kim (2016) Development and Application of Urban Landslide Vulnerability Assessment Methodology Reflecting Social and Economic Variables. Advances in Meteorology: 4572498. DOI: 10.1155/2016/4572498.
6. Lee, J., J. Im, U. Kim, and F.E. Löffler (2016) A Data Mining Approach to Predict In Situ Detoxification Potential of Chlorinated Ethenes. Environmental Science & Technology 50: 5181-5188. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b05090.
7. Waseen, M.*, M. Ajmal, U. Kim, and T-W. Kim (2016) Development and Evaluation of an Extended Inverse Distance Weighting Method for Streamflow Estimation at an Ungauged Site. Hydrology Research 47(2): 333-343. DOI: 10.2166/nh.2015.117.
8. Parker, J. and U. Kim (2015) An Upscaled Approach for Transport in Media With Extended Tailing Due To Back-Diffusion Using Analytical And Numerical Solutions of The Advection Dispersion Equation. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 182: 157-172. DOI: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2015.09.008.
9. Kim, U., J. Parker, P. Kitanidis, M. Cardiff, X. Liu, and J. Gillie (2013) Stochastic Cost Optimization of DNAPL Remediation - Field Application. Environmental Modeling & Software 46: 12-20. DOI:10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.05.003.
10. Yoo, J., U. Kim, and T-W. Kim (2013) Bivariate Drought Frequency Curves and Confidence Intervals: A Case Study Using Monthly Rainfall Generation. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment 27: 285-295. DOI: 10.1007/s00477-012-0588-7.
11. Parker, J., U. Kim, P. Kitanidis, M. Cardiff, X. Liu, and G. Beyke (2012) Stochastic Cost Optimization of DNAPL Remediation - Method Description and Sensitivity Study. Environmental Modeling& Software 38: 74-88. DOI:10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.05.002.
12. Lee, J., X. Liu, P.K. Kitanidis, U. Kim, J. Parker, A. Bloom, and R. Lyon (2012) Cost Optimization of DNAPL Remediation at Dover Air Force Base Site. Ground Water Monitoring & Remediation 32(2): 48-56. DOI: 10.1111/j1745¿6592.2011.01382.x.
13. Liu, X., J. Lee, P.K. Kitanidis, J. Parker, and U. Kim (2012) Value of Information as a Context-specific Measure of Uncertainty in Groundwater Remediation. Water Resources Management 26(6): 1513-1535. DOI: 10.1007/s11269-011-9970-3.
14. Parker, J., U. Kim, M. Widdowson, P. Kitanidis, and R. Gentry (2010) Effects of Model Formulation and Calibration Data on Uncertainty in Predictions of DNAPL Source Dissolution Rate. Water Resources Research 46: W12517. DOI: 10.1029/2010WR009361.
15. Al-Juaidi, A.E, J.J. Kaluarachchi, J.J., and U. Kim (2010) Multi-criteria Decision Analysis of Treated Wastewater use for Agriculture in Water Deficit Regions. Journal of American Water Resources Association 46(2): 395-411. DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2009.00409.x.
16. Parker, J., U. Kim, P. Kitanidis, M. Cardiff, and X. Liu (2010) Stochastic Cost Optimization of Multi-strategy DNAPL Site Remediation. Groundwater Monitoring & Remediation 30(3): 65-78. DOI: 10.1111/j1745¿6592.2010.001287.x.
17. Cardiff, M., X. Liu, P.K. Kitanidis, J. Parker, and U. Kim (2010) Cost Optimization of DNAPL Source and Plume Remediation Under Uncertainty Using a Semi-Analytic Model. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 113(1-4): 25-43. DOI: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2009.11.004.
18. Kim, U. and J.J. Kaluarachchi (2009) Hydrologic Model Calibration Using Discontinuous Data: An Example From the Upper Blue Nile River Basin of Ethiopia. Hydrological Processes 23(26): 3705-3717. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7465.
19. Kim, U. and J.J. Kaluarachchi (2009) Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources in the Upper Blue Nile River Basin, Ethiopia. Journal of American Water Resources Association 46(6): 1361-1378. DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2009.00370.x.
20. Kim, U. and J.J. Kaluarachchi (2008) Application of Parameter Estimation and Regionalization Methodologies to Ungauged Basins of the Upper Blue Nile River Basin, Ethiopia. Journal of Hydrology 362(1-2): 39-56. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2008.08.016.
21. Kim, U., J.J. Kaluarachchi, and V.U. Smakhtin (2008) Generation of Monthly Precipitation Under Climate Change for the Upper Blue Nile River Basin, Ethiopia. Journal of American Water Resources Association 44(5): 1231-1274. DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2008.00220.x.
22. Yoo, C.S., U. Kim, K. Kim, and K. Kim (2008) Inter-station Correlation and Estimation Errors of Areal Average Rain Rate. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment 22(2): 143-157. DOI: 10.1007/s00477-007-0104-7.

Paper in preparation
1. Reinoso, N.*, A. Daghighi*, U. Kim (2017) Data-driven harmful algal bloom forecast in western Lake Erie. In preparation.
2. Lee, J., U. Kim, E.S. Kim, S. Kim (2017) Hydrological fluxes of total organic carbon in the Nakdong river basin: Point sources contribution and spatio-temporal variation. In preparation.

International Publications
1. Kim, U., J.J. Kaluarachchi, and V.U. Smakhtin (2008) Climate Change Impacts on Hydrology and Water Resources of the Upper Blue Nile River Basin, Ethiopia. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Research Report 126. 27 p. ISBN 978-92-9090-696-4. (http://www.iwmi.cgiar.org/Publications/IWMI_Research_Reports/index.aspx).

Conferences (* Graduate students advised)
1. Kim, U. and J. Parker (2016) Periodic application of stochastic cost optimization methodology to achieve remediation objectives with minimized life cycle cost. Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, Dec 12-16, San Francisco, CA. Abstract accepted.
2. *Reinoso, N.L., *A. Daghighi, and U. Kim (2016) Forecasting harmful algal bloom for Western Lake Erie using data-driven machine learning techniques. 45th Annual Meeting and Symposium - Voice for Water, The Water Management Association of Ohio, November 9-10, 2016, Columbus, OH. Abstract accepted.
3. *Daghighi, A., * N.L. Reinoso, and U. Kim (2016) Algae bloom forecasting model for Western Lake Erie using genetic programming. 45th Annual Meeting and Symposium: Voice for Water, The Water Management Association of Ohio, November 9-10, 2016, Columbus, OH. Abstract accepted.
4. *Bardhipur, S. and U. Kim (2016) Modelling the effects of green infrastructure on stormwater reduction at a catchment scale. 45th Annual Meeting and Symposium - Voice for Water, The Water Management Association of Ohio, November 9-10, 2016, Columbus, OH. Abstract accepted.
5. Lee, J., J. Im, U. Kim, and F.E. Löffler (2016) A machine learning-based data mining to predict in situ chlorinated ethane dechlorination potential. 16th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Aug 21-26 2016, Montreal, Canada.
6. Kim, U., J. Parker, and R.C. Borden (2015) Cost and Performance Assessment of In-Situ Chemical Oxidation for Intermittent and Continuous Oxidant Injection. Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, Dec 14-18, San Francisco, CA.
7. Lee, J., J. Im, U. Kim, and F.E. Löffler (2015) A data mining approach to predict in situ chlorinated ethene detoxification potential. Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, Dec 14-18, San Francisco, CA.
8. Kim, U. and J. Parker (2015) Cost Optimization of Groundwater Remediation Considering Prediction Uncertainty. Cleveland Water Alliance Regional Innovation Showcase, AWT 2015 Training Seminars, April 8-12. Cleveland, OH.
9. Parker, J.C., U. Kim, R. Borden, and A. Fortune (2015) An Integrated Approach to Multi-Strategy DNAPL Remediation Considering Uncertainty Using Stochastic Cost Optimization. REMTEC 2015 Meeting, March 2-4, Westminster, CO.
10. Kim, U., J. Parker, and R.C. Borden (2014) Optimal Design and Operation of In-Situ Chemical Oxidation Using Stochastic Cost Optimization Toolkit. Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, Dec 15-19, San Francisco, CA.
11. Parker, J.C., U. Kim, R. Borden, A. Fortune, D. Becker, P. Hunter, and D. Waddill (2014) A Practical Approach for Remediation Performance Assessment and Optimization at DNAPL Sites for Early Identification and Correction of Problems. Chlorinated Solvents in Groundwater Technical Exchange Meeting, Dec 10-12, Fort Myers, Arlington, VA.
12. Jardine, P.M., C.M. Hansel, J.C. Parker, U. Kim, Y. Tang, M.A. Stewart, and L. Le (2013) Assessing the Potential Consequences of Subsurface Bioremediation:  Fe-Oxide Bioreductive Processes and the Propensity for Secondary Mineral Precipitation and Media Structural Breakdown. GSA annual meeting: 125th Anniversary of GSA, The Geological Society of America, Oct 27-30, Denver, CO.
13. Yoo, J.Y, T.W. Kim, H.H Kwon, and U. Kim (2012) Application of Copula-based Markov Model to Generate Monthly Precipitation. The 10th International Conference on Hydroscience and Engineering (ICHE-2012), Nov 4 ¿ 7, Orlando, FL.
14. Yoo, J.Y, T.W. Kim, H.H Kwon, and U. Kim (2012) Random Generation of Monthly Precipitation Data Using Copula-based Markov Model. Annual Conference. Korean Society of Hazard Mitigation, Feb 16, Suwon, South Korea.
15. Kim, T.W., J.Y. Yoo, U. Kim, and J.H. Ahn (2011) Uncertainty Analysis of Bivariate Drought Frequency Curve Using Copula-Based Random Generation. Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, Dec 5-9, San Francisco, CA.
16. Kim, T.W., P. Yoon, H.H. Kwon, and U. Kim (2011) Non-stationarity, Extreme Rainfall, and Frequency Analysis in South Korea. Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, Dec 5-9, San Francisco, CA.
17. Jayasekera, D., J.J. Kaluarachchi, and U. Kim (2011) Modeling the Hydrology and Water Allocation Under Climate Change in Rural River Basins: A Case Study From Nam Ngum River Basin, Laos. Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, Dec 5-9, San Francisco, CA.
18. Jardine, P., C. Hansel, J. Parker, R. Gentry, K. Scheckel, U. Kim, Y. Tang, M. Stewart, and L. Le (2011) Assessing the Potential Consequences of Subsurface Bioremediation:  Fe-oxide Bioreductive Processes and the Propensity for Secondary Mineral Precipitation, Media Structural Breakdown, and Contaminant¿Colloid Co-Transport. SERDP Annual Meeting, Nov 29-Dec 1, Washington D.C.
19. Kitanidis, P., J. Parker, U. Kim, X. Liu, and J. Lee (2010) Context-Specific Quantification of Uncertainty, Value of Information, and Total-Cost Optimization of DNAPL Site Remediation. SERDP Annual Meeting, Nov 30-Dec 2, Washington D.C.
20. Parker, J., U. Kim, P. Kitanidis, and X. Liu (2010) Practical Cost-Optimization of Remediation and Monitoring Decisions at DNAPL Sites with Consideration of Prediction Uncertainty. SERDP Annual Meeting, Nov 30-Dec 2, Washington D.C.
21. Al-Juaidy, A., U. Kim, and J.J. Kaluarachchi (2010) Decision Analysis to Minimize Agricultural Groundwater Demand and Salt Water Intrusion Using Treated Wastewater, 7th IAHS International Groundwater Quality Conference (GQ10), June 13¿18, Zurich, Switzerland (ISBN 978-1-907161-16-2).
22. Kim, U. and J.J. Kaluarachchi (2009) Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources of the Upper Blue Nile River Basin of Ethiopia, Proceeding of the Second International Conference on Water Values and Rights, April 13-15, Ramallah, Palestine (ISBN 978-9950-340-01-5).
23. Parker, J., P. Kitanidis, U. Kim, X. Liu, M. Cardiff, and M. Widdowson (2009) DNAPL Source Strength vs. Time Model Formulation, Calibration and Uncertainty. SERDP Annual Meeting, Dec 1-3, Washington D.C.
24. Parker, J., P. Kitanidis, U. Kim, X. Liu, and M. Cardiff (2009) Cost Optimization of DNAPL Site Remediation with Consideration of Prediction Uncertainty. SERDP Annual Meeting, Dec 1-3, Washington D.C.
25. Parker, J., U. Kim, M. Widdowson, and F. Chappel (2008) A Practical Modeling Approach for NAPL Dissolution Kinetics, Microbially-mediated Redox Reaction and Aquifer-Aquitard Diffusion to Assess Remedial Option. Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, Dec 14-18, San Francisco, CA.
26. Parker, J., P. Kitanidis, X. Liu, M. Cardiff, U. Kim, D. Becker, A. Bloom, and K. Gorder (2008) Practical Cost-Optimization of Characterization and Remediation Decisions at DNAPL Sites with Consideration of Prediction Uncertainty. SERDP annual meeting, Dec 2-4, Washington D.C.
27. Kim, U. and J.J. Kaluarachchi (2008) Applicability of Partially Observed Runoff Data in Parameter Calibration. Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, Dec 14-18, San Francisco, CA.
28. Kim, U. and J.J. Kaluarachchi (2008) Analysis of Hydrology and Water Resources of the Upper Blue Nile River Basin Under Climate Change, Nile Regional Workshop, June 16-19, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
29. Kim, U. and J.J. Kaluarachchi (2007) Predicting Monthly Runoff of the Upper Blue Nile River Basin, Ethiopia Using Regionalization Methods, Annual Conference of the American Water Resources Association, Nov 12-15, Albuquerque, NM.
30. Kim, U. and J.J. Kaluarachchi (2007) Parameter Estimation Using Regionalization for Ungauged Basins: An Example From the Upper Blue Nile River Basin, Spring Runoff Conference, Apr 5-6, Utah State University Water Initiative, Logan, UT.
31. Kim, U. and J.J. Kaluarachchi (2006) Conditional Generation of Monthly Precipitation, Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, Dec 11-15, San Francisco, CA.
32. Kim, U. and J.J. Kaluarachchi (2006) Preliminary Regional Aquifer Evaluation Using Linear Programming, Environmental and Subsurface Science Symposium, Inland Northwest Research Alliance (INRA), Sep 25-27, Moscow, ID.
33. Lee, D.R., U. Kim, and D.H. Lee (2002) Characteristics and Progress of Drought in 2001, Proceedings 2002, Conference of Korea Water Resources Association, 898-903.
34. Lee, D.H., D.R. Lee, and U. Kim (2002) Phenomena and Indices of the Past Droughts, Proceedings 2002, Conference of Korea Water Resources Association, 787-792.
35. Lee, D.R., U. Kim, S.B. Lee, and J.H. Heo (2001) Climatic Variability and Rainfall-Frequency Change, Proceedings 2001, Conference of Korea Water Resources Association, 403-408.
36. Shin, H.M., D.R. Lee, U. Kim, and S. Kim (2001) Predicting Annual and Wet-Season Precipitation Based on ENSO, Proceedings 2001, Conference of Korea Water Resources Association, 495-500.
37. U. Kim, C.S. Yoo, D.R. Lee, and J.Y. Lee (2000) Effects of Climate Change on Streamflow for the Daechung Dam Watershed, Proceedings 2000, Conference of Korea Society of Civil Engineers, 483-486.
38. Lee, D.R., U. Kim, C.S. Yoo, and J.Y. Lee (2000) Climate Change Impacts on Meteorological Drought and Flood, Proceedings 2000, Conference of Korea Society of Civil Engineers, 79-82.
39. U. Kim, D.R. Lee, S.K. Kim, and S.H. Lee (2000) Delimitation of Homogeneous Regions for Precipitation, Proceedings 2000, Conference of Korea Society of Civil Engineers, 75-78.
40. Lee, D.R., U. Kim, S.H. Lee, and S.K. Kim (2000) Meteorological Historic Temporal and Spatial Characteristics of Drought and Flood, Proceedings 2000, Conference of Korea Society of Civil Engineers, 11-14.
41. Yoon, Y.N., U. Kim, M.J. Park, and J.H. Kim (1999) A Study on the Estimation of Sediment Yield Based on a Distributed System Concept, Proceedings 1999, Conference of Korea Water Resources Association, 3-8.
42. Yoon, Y.N., U. Kim, B.S. Kang, J.H. Kim, C.S. Yoo, and I.H. Ko (1998) An Analysis on the Variation of Long-Term Runoff Characteristics of Basin before and after Dam Construction. - II. An Analysis on the Variation of Long-Term Runoff Characteristics of Basin Using Model Parameters Estimation, Proceedings 1998, Conference of Korea Water Resources Association, 159-164.

Magazine Articles
1. Lee, D.R., D.H. Lee, U. Kim, and K.S. Kang (2001) The Severity of Drought in Spring 2001. Korea Water Resources Association 34(4): 68-73.
2. Lee, D.R. and U. Kim (2001) Drought of the Hantan/Imjin River Basin in Spring 2001. Korea Water Resources Association 34(4): 56-67.

Selected Research Reports
1. A Practical Approach for Remediation Performance Assessment and Optimization at DNAPL Sites for Early Identification and Correction of Problems Considering Uncertainty. SERDP Project ER-2310, US Department of Defense Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP). Interim Final Report. February 2016. Co-PI and Stochastic Cost Optimization Toolkit (SCOToolkit).
2. Practical Cost-Optimization of Characterization and Remediation Decisions at DNAPL Sites with Consideration of Prediction Uncertainty. SERDP Project ER-1611, US Department of Defense Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP), May 2011. Project period: Apr 2008-May 2011) - Main developer of Stochastic Cost Optimization Toolkit (SCOToolkit).