Dae-Hwan Kim

Senior Structural Analyst

San Francisco, CA

Featured Projects

Mr. Kim specializes in applying state-of-the-art linear and nonlinear analysis methodologies for the seismic design of new buildings and the seismic evaluation and upgrade of existing buildings using Performance-Based Design methodologies.  Mr. Kim has been responsible for the analysis of a wide variety of large, complex building structures. 


- Eng. & M. S., Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials, University of California, Berkeley


- S., Architectural Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Featured Projects

New Construction


- Tantau Development, Cupertino, CA – Design office and testing facilities of the new Apple Campus


- USC The Village, Los Angeles, CA – New housing facility for the University of Southern California


- 11th and Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA – Design and Nonlinear static analysis of new shear wall residential buildings.


- Genentech Headquarters, South San Francisco, CA - Three 5-story SMRF office buildings


- LA Live Hotel and Residences, Los Angeles, CA – 55-story mixed-use tower using steel plate.

shear walls


- Park 5th, Los Angeles, CA – Nonlinear analysis and Performance Based Design of 80-story and

42-story residential towers


- Riverpark II, San Jose, CA – 16-story office building


- Stanford Hospital, Palo Alto, CA – Design of a new 850,000-sf base isolated hospital


- UCI Medical Center, Irvine, CA – Design of new concentric braced frame building with complete Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development  (OSHPD)


- UCI Biological Sciences 3, Irvine, CA – Bridging Documents for 5-story lab building


- UCI Computer Sciences 3, Irvine, CA – Bridging Documents for 7-story lab building


- UCSF Dolby RMB, San Francisco, CA. – Design of new Base Isolated Building


- UCSF Diller Cancer Research Lab, San Francisco, CA – Design of new 5-story concrete lab


- Westfield San Francisco Centre, San Francisco, CA - 1,500,000-sf retail building


Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit (ASCE-41)


- 100 California, San Francisco, CA – Seismic evaluation of 14-story, steel office building


- 120 Howard, San Francisco, CA – Nonlinear response history analysis for seismic retrofit and 4-story vertical addition to an existing 8-story concrete building


- 300 California Street, San Francisco, CA – Seismic evaluation and upgrade of 8-story bldg.


- 50 UN Plaza, San Francisco, CA- Seismic Retrofit


- Anaheim Memorial Medical Center, Anaheim, CA – Nonlinear static analysis for seismic evaluation of the low-rise concrete building.


- Beverly Hospital, Montebello, CA – Seismic Evaluation of hospital campus.


- Presidio Landmark, San Francisco, CA – Seismic evaluation, retrofit, and adaptive re-use of a 6-story historic building.


- Sacramento Cathedral (Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament), Sacramento, CA – Seismic assessment and retrofit of historic URM cathedral


- Saddleback Memorial Medical Center, Laguna Hills, CA – Seismic Evaluation and retrofit


- UCLA Center for Health Sciences Campus, Los Angeles, CA – Seismic evaluation and conceptual retrofit for seven 1960s concrete buildings, including nonlinear analysis.


Seismic Assessment and Risk Analysis (ASCE-31)


- 100 California, San Francisco, CA – Office tower


- 100 First, San Francisco, CA – Office tower


- 50 Beale, San Francisco, CA – Office tower


- 600 California, San Francisco, CA – Office tower


- Lake Merritt Plaza, Oakland, CA – Office tower


- One Sansome, San Francisco, CA – Office tower


- Plaza Center, Bellevue, WA – Office tower


- Rincon Center, San Francisco, CA – Twin high-rise towers and historic office building.


- Licensed Structural Engineer - California

- Licensed Civil Engineer – California

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