Assistant Professor, Environmental Science & Engr.
Phone: 814-871-7025
Office: Z 421
kim008@gannon.edu

  • Courses Taught
  • Educational History
  • Professional Societies
  • Publications

Courses Taught

  • Water Quality (ENV 336)
  • Water Quality Lab (ENV 337)
  • Industrial / Hazardous Waste Treatment (ENV 477)
  • Fluid Mechanics / Water System Design (ENV 486)
  • Water System Design Lab (ENV 487)
  • Senior Design / FE Review (ENV 494)
  • Environmental Chemistry (GENV 536)
  • Environmental Chemistry Lab (GENV 537)
  • Soil and Groundwater Pollution (ENV 465 / GENV 565)

 

Educational History

  • Ph. D., Environmental Engineering and Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville FL., (2005)
  • M.S., Biological Engineering, Inha University, Inchon, South Korea  (1997)
  • B.S., Biological Engineering, Inha University, Inchon, South Korea (1993)

Professional Societies

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (Florida)

Publications

Selected Peer Reviewed Journal Publication

  • Yu Wang, Saraya Sikora, Hwidong Kim, Jean-Claude Bonzongo, Dean Rhue and Timothy Townsend (2013), “Evaluation of mineral substrates in situ iron removal from groundwater”, Environ Earth Sci., DOI 10.1007/s12665-012-2054-8
  • Jae Hac Ko, Jon Powell, Pradeep Jain, Hwidong Kim, Timothy Townsend and Debra Reinhart, “Case Study of Controlled Air Addition into Landfilled Municipal Solid Waste: Design, Operation, and Control”, ASCE Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste (accepted in January 2013). doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HZ.2153-5515.0000183
  • Thabet Tolaymat, Hwidong Kim, Pradeep Jain, Jon Powell, Timothy Townsend, “Moisture Addition Requirements for Bioreactor Landfills”, ASCE Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste (accepted in January 2013). doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HZ.2153-5515.0000184
  • Wang, Y., Sikora, S., Kim, H., Boyer, T., Bonzongo, J., Townsend, T. (2013). “Effects of Solution Chemistry on the Removal Reaction between Calcium Carbonate-Based Materials and Fe(II).” Science of the Total Environment. 443:717-724.
  • Jae Hac Ko, Timothy G. Townsend and Hwidong Kim (corresponding author) (2012) “Evaluation of Industrial Wastewater as a Moisture Source of Bioreactor Landfills using the Methane Potential Assay” (accepted) DOI: 10.1007/s10163-012-0053-1
  • Hwidong Kim and Timothy G. Townsend (2012) “Wet Landfill Decomposition Rate Determination Using Methane Yield Results for Excavated Waste Samples”, Waste Management (in press),  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2012.03.017
  • Qiyong Xu, Hwidong Kim, Pradeep Jain and Timothy Townsend (2012), “Hydrologic Evaluation of Landfill Performance (HELP) Modeling in Bioreactor Landfill Design and Permitting”, Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management 14(1), 38: DOI 10.1007/s10163-011-0035-8
  • Yu Wang, Saraya Sikora, Hwidong Kim, Brajesh Dubey, Timothy Townsend (2012) “Mobilization of Iron and Arsenic from Soil by Construction and Demolition Debris Landfill Leachate”, Waste Management, 32, 925-932, DOI:10.1016/j.wasman.2011.11.016
  • Hwidong Kim, Yong-Chul Jang and Timothy Townsend (2011), “The Behavior and Long-Term Fate of Metals in Simulated Landfill Bioreactors under Aerobic and Anaerobic Conditions”, Journal of Hazardous, 194(30), 369-377.
  • Hwidong Kim and Timothy Townsend (2007), “Evaluation of Pressure Treated Wood Impact on Landfill Waste Decomposition Using a Methane Yield Assay”, Chemosphere, 67 (6), 1252-1257
  • Powell Jon, Pradeep Jain, Hwidong Kim, Timothy Townsend and Debra Reinhart (2006), “Changes in landfill gas quality as a result of controlled air injection”, Environmental Science and Technology, 40(3), 1029-1034
  • Jang, Yong-Chul, Lee Cargro, Yoon, Oh-Sub, and Kim, Hwidong (2006), “Medical waste management in Korea”, Journal of Environmental Management, 80(2), 107-115
  • Jain, P., Kim, H. and Townsend, T. G. (2005). "Heavy metal content in soil reclaimed from a municipal solid waste landfill." Waste Management 25(1): 25-35.

Conference proceedings

  • Hwidong Kim, Jae Hac Ko and Timothy Townsend (2010), “Potential for Groundwater Exceedances at Lined Landfills Resulting from Naturally Occurring Soil Elements: A Case Study”, The 6th Asian-Pacific Landfill Symposium (APLAS), October, Seoul, South Korea
  • Qiyong Xu, Hwidong Kim, Pradeep Jain and Timothy Townsend (2010), “Hydrologic Evaluation of Landfill Performance (HELP) Modeling in Bioreactor Landfill Design and Permitting”, The 6th Asian-Pacific Landfill Symposium (APLAS), October, Seoul, South Korea

Presentation

  • Timothy G Townsend, Hwidong Kim, Thabet Tolaymat (2010), “Role of end-of-life management on sustainable building material selection”, 239th American Chemistry Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California
  • Hwidong Kim (2008), “Comparative studies of aerobic and anaerobic landfills using simulated-landfill lysimeters”, Jones Edmunds & Associates, Gainesville, FL, USA
  • Hwidong Kim (2007), “Bioreactor Landfill Research in Florida”, The Exhibition Program of Waste Management and Treatment Technology 2007, COEX, Seoul, Korea

Technical Report

  • Timothy Townsend, Hwidong Kim (2010), “Assessment of Potential End-of-Life Management of Imported Drywall Products” U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Timothy Townsend, Hwidong Kim, Ramachandran Iyer (2010), “Assessment of Yard Trash Disposal
  • in Florida Class I Landfills: Impact On Energy, Climate Change, Recycling and Business”, Hinkley Center, Gainesville, FL, USA
  • Lena Ma, Uttam Saha, Timothy Townsend, Hwidong Kim, Edmund Azah (2009), “Chemical Characteristics of Yard Trash in Florida”, Hinkley Center, Gainesville, FL, USA
  • Timothy G. Townsend, Hwidong Kim, Jianye Zhang, Wang Yu (2008), “Assessment of the Source and Causes of Groundwater Exceedances at the Sarasota County Central County Solid Waste Disposal Complex”, Hinkley Center, Gainesville, FL, USA
  • Debra R Reinhart, Timothy G. Townsend, Brajesh Dubey, Hwidong Kim, Valerie Paredes Bonilla, Qiyong Xu (2006), “Design and Operational Issues Related to Co-Disposal of Sludges and Biosolids in Class-I Landfills - PHASE-III annual report” (2006) , Hinkley Center, Gainesville, FL, USA