Hong Kim


Background and Research Interest

Dr. Hong Kim’s research interests are in the arenas of mine environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, and classical mining engineering.

The projects he has developed and conducted include design for the tailings and mine waste storage facilities, mine reclamation, mine closure, mine permits/approvals, mine design and planning, mine valuation, and resources/reserves estimates in North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia.

He is a Professional Engineer registered in Nevada. He is a Registered Member of Society of Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) and also fulfills the requirements to be a qualified person for the purpose of Canadian NI 43-101 reporting for mineral resources/reserves estimates.

Dr. Hong Kim’s personal website.


MIN 226 - Mine Development

MIN 302 – Underground Mine Environmental Engineering

MIN 409 – Operations Research and Computer Applications in Mineral Industry