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Yung-Gu Cho, Ph.D., Honored by Marquis Who's Who for Excellence in Civil Engineering

Dr. Yun-Gu Cho is currently overseeing concrete mix design for the Hyundai Global Business Center in South Korea
  • <strong>Yung-Gu Cho, Ph.D.</strong>

In addition to his work with Hyundai and with professional organizations, Dr. Cho has channeled his experience and knowledge to write and publish numerous works for industry publications.

    YONGIN-SI, GYEONGGI-DO, SOUTH KOREA, February 14, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Yun-Gu Cho has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Cho has been a general manager and advanced materials team leader for Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. since 1998. Working within the company's research and development division, he has led and contributed to a number of projects in multiple countries over the years. Since 2016, he has been working on concrete mix design for the Hyundai Global Business Center in South Korea, and since 2015, he has been overseeing concrete mix design and durability for the Chacao Channel Bridge in Chile. Dr. Cho has also been handling concrete mix design and durability for the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Causeway Bridge in Kuwait since 2012. From 2013 to 2016, he oversaw concrete mix design and durability for the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge in Turkey, and from 2010 to 2013, he handled concrete mix design for a nuclear power plant in United Arab Emirates.

Dr. Cho's earlier projects with the company involved low carbon, ultra-low heat concrete for mass concrete structures, ultra-high strength fire-resistant and blast-resistant concrete, low heat ultra-strength concrete, standardization for construction safety and eco-friendly construction material, and more. He brings to each project a high level of industry expertise, strong leadership skills, and an exceptional academic foundation.

A graduate of Seoul National University, Dr. Cho earned a Bachelor of Arts in civil engineering in 1994, a Master of Engineering in civil engineering in 1996, and a Ph.D. in civil engineering in 2002. His latter studies focused on civil engineering as it relates to concrete. In 2009, Dr. Cho obtained a second Master of Engineering in construction management from Hanyang University. He has utilized his knowledge as a member of the mass concrete committee of the Korea Concrete Institute since 2010, and as a member of the slag committee of the Korean Recycled Construction Resource Institute.

In addition to his work with Hyundai and with professional organizations, Dr. Cho has channeled his experience and knowledge to write and publish numerous works for industry publications. He has published several articles in the Journal of the Korea Concrete Institute, including "Control of Thermal Crack in Mass Concrete Using Automated Curing System," published in 2013, and "Experimental Study on Bond Behavior of Retrofit Materials by Bond-Shear Test," published in 2012. Dr. Cho has also published a number of articles in the Journal of the Korean Society of Civil Engineers.

Dr. Cho's efforts have been recognized by multiple awards from the chief executive officer of Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. He also received a Commendation Award from the Korea Institute of Construction Materials in 2010. Dr. Cho aims for continued professional excellence and achievements as he moves forward in his career.

About Marquis Who's Who :
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who's Who in America , Marquis Who's Who has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who's Who in America remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis now publishes many Who's Who titles, including Who's Who in America , Who's Who in the World , Who's Who in American Law , Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare , Who's Who in Science and Engineering , and Who's Who in Asia . Marquis publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who's Who website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

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