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Hyonny Kim

Professor/Vice-Chair, Structural Engineering




Impact effects on composite materials and structures with aerospace and other applications, multifunctional materials, nano-materials, and adhesive bonding.

Impact effects on composite materials and structures with aerospace and other applications, multifunctional materials, nano-materials, and adhesive bonding.

Capsule Bio:

Hyonny Kim earned a Ph.D. in 1998 from UC Santa Barbara and became a postdoctoral researcher at UCSB from 1999 to 2001, when he joined the faculty at Purdue University. He is active in the American Society for Composites, serving as editor for the socitey. He participates in revisions of the Composites Mil-handbook 17.

Education:

  • Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, Mechanical Engineering, 1998
  • M.S., Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Mechanics Division, 1994
  • B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara, Mechanical Engineering, 1993

Selected Publications:
  • Park., M, Cola, B., Siegmund, T., Xu, J., Maschmann, M., Fisher, T.S., and Kim, H., “Effects of Carbon Nanotube Layer on Electrical Contact Resistance between Copper Substrates,” Nanotechnology, Vol. 17, No. 9, 2006, pp. 2294-2303.
  • Kim, H. and Keune, J. N., “Compressive Strength of Ice Measured at High Strain Rate,” Journal of Materials Science, in press – submitted August 2005, accepted February 22, 2006.
  • Kwon, H. and Kim, H., “Buckling and Debond Growth of Partial Debonds in Adhesively Bonded Composite Splice Joints,” Composite Structures, in press – submitted October 2005, accepted January 21, 2006.
  • Kim, H., “Disbond Growth Initiation in Post-Buckled Composite Joint Flanges,” invited publication in special issue of Composites Science and Technology honoring C.T. Sun, in press, accepted January 2005
  • Kim, H., Park, M., and Hsieh, K., “Fatigue Fracture of Embedded Copper Conductors in Multifunctional Composite Structures,” in press, accepted to Composites Science and Technology July 2005.
  • Lee, J. and Kim, H., “Analysis of a Single Lap Asymmetric Bonded Joint Under Tension and Eccentricity Moment,” Journal of Adhesion, Vol. 81, No. 5, 2005, pp. 443-472.
  • Kim, H., Kayir, T., and Mousseau, S. L, “Mechanisms of Damage Formation in Transversely Impacted Glass/Epoxy Bonded Lap Joints,” Journal of Composite Materials, Vol. 39, No. 22, 2005, pp. 2039-2052.

Hyonny Kim
Office Phone:
858-534-7442
Institute Affiliation:
Charles Lee Powell Structural Research Laboratories


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