Expertise DescriptionI have over 20 years in the field of Metallurgy and Mechanical Engineering Industry. My extensive experience includes materials science and engineering; metallurgical engineering, processing science and microstructure design of ceramic thin films, bulk ceramics, and hybrid materials; nanostructured oxide films and nanoparticles; biomimetic synthesis; template-directed nucleation and growth of ceramic materials; oxidation of metals, including indium, tin, solders, and copper; and atomistic and continuum-level simulation and modeling. My additional experience includes failure analyses of materials exposed to various conditions involving stress, temperature, and impact. My research areas include mechanical properties of materials used to evaluate the capacity of materials under various conditions.
Areas of Expertise
My consulting experience includes: Thermodynamics of materials, Scanning electron microscope and microanalysis, Mechanical behavior of engineering materials, Thin film and coating technologies, Reactivity of materials, Electronics packaging, Materials and manufacturing processing, Flexible electronics.
My professional experience includes: Processing science and microstructure design of ceramic films; Solution-based processing of nanostructured oxide films and nanoparticles; Biomimetic synthesis; Thermodynamics-based modeling for nucleation and growth of oxide phase; Solder alloy designs and developments; Atomistic and continuum-level simulation and modeling.
I have been working on materials science including mechanical metallurgy over 20 years, to tackle various engineering problems encountered as a result of material failure. My focus has been to establish the relationships between microstructure developments and performance of materials and to identify the failure mechanisms.
I have been working on materials science including metals, ceramics, and polymers for over 20 years, to tackle various engineering problems encountered as a result of material failure. My focus has been to establish the relationships between microstructure developments and performance of materials and to identify the failure mechanisms.
I have experienced with a wide range of materials over 20 years. My areas of research particularly involve failure analyses of materials such as steels through fractography and fracture mechanics, along with various characterization techniques including electron microscopies and x-ray sources. I have also been teaching steel metallurgy and related topics over 10 years.
I have extensive experience with failure analyses of materials exposed at various conditions involving stress, temperature, impact, my research areas also involve mechanical properties of materials to evaluate the capacity of materials under those conditions.
|Ph.D.||Materials Science & Engineering||Lehigh University|
|M.S.||Materials Science & Engineering||Northwestern University|
|B.S.||Metallurgical Engineering||Yonsei University||Seoul|
Awards & Affiliation
|Outstanding Technical Paper Award of International Conference of Electronics Packaging|
|Materials and Structures Laboratory Collaborative Research Award|
|Tokyo Institute of Technology|
|Binghamton University UUP Individual Development Award|
|Poster Prize at International Symposium on Solid State Ionics|
|Gotshall Fellowship Award|
American Ceramic Society
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