Mechanical Design Lab. with Advanced Materials

Since its establishment in 1986, the Mechanical Design Lab. with Advanced Materials (MDAM) has focused on the study of composite materials and structures and their applications across various fields. The main research areas include the design of structural composite materials and the development of their manufacturing processes, improvement of interfacial properties between dissimilar materials using various surface treatments, applications of composite materials to energy storage systems, and smart sensors.

Current (2017 ~ )

E-mail:  seongsukim@kaist.ac.kr

Office: N7 7104

Phone:  3018

Seong Su Kim

Seong Su Kim is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at KAIST. He has expertise in mechanical design of composite structures and improvement of energy storage systems using functional composite materials. After receiving his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 2007, he worked for two years at KAIST as a research professor to develop a new LNG containment system using composite structures. He moved to the University of Tokyo in Japan in 2009 as a Global Centers of Excellence Program (GCOE) researcher and conducted research on the curing process for thermosets composites using optical fiber sensors until 2010. From 2010 to 2017, he worked as an Assistant Professor and Associate Professor of the Department of Organic Materials and Fiber Engineering at Chonbuk National University in Korea. During that time, he concentrated on the composite manufacturing process to enhance the mechanical properties of thermoplastic composites. He joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at KAIST in February, 2017.

Awards and Honors

Promising Scientist Award2017The Korea Society for Composite Materials (KSCM)
Best Paper Award2017The Korea Society for Composite Materials (KSCM)
Best Paper Award2015ICME-AM 2015
Best Paper Award2015The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers (KSME)
Best Paper Award2014The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers (KSME)
Presidential Award of ME alumni2007KAIST
Best Paper Award2006The Korea Society for Composite Materials (KSCM)
Excellent Teaching Assistant2005KAIST

Academic activities

Editorial Board Member of Composite Structures

Member of the Korean Society for Composite Materials

Member of the Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers

Member of the Korean Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers

Past(1985 ~ 2017)

Dai Gil Lee (Emeritus Professor)

E-mail:  dglee@kaist.ac.kr

Phone:  3221

Homepage: http://scs.kaist.ac.kr

Major Field

Composite Materials, Machine Tools, Robotics

Education

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University 1975. 3.

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, KAIST 1977. 3.

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, MIT 1985. 9

Experience

Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, KAIST 1977-1978.
Full Time Instructor and Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Pusan National University 1978-1982.
Researcher, Mechanical Engineering Division, KIST (Korea Institute of Science and Technology) 1982.
Senior Researcher, Mechanical Engineering Division, KIST (Korea Institute of Science and Technology) 1985-1986.
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Production Engineering, KAIST 1986 – 1991.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, KAIST 1991 – 1996.
Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, KAIST 1996 – present.
Director of KAIST Institute for Design of Complex Systems (KIDCS), 2006 – present.
Director of EEWS Research Center, 2015 – present.

Awards and Honors

Special ICCS award2017The 20th ICCS
KSCM Award2013The Korean Society of Composite Materials
ICCS 17 Award for Excellence in Research in the field of Composite Structures2013The 17th ICCS
KAIST Best 10 R&D2011KAIST
Outstanding Industry Cooperation Award2011Hyundai Motor Company
National Academy Sciences Award2010The National Academy of Sciences
Award as the Best KAIST Professor2010KAIST
Award as the Best KAIST Professor2009KAIST
Awarded as the Patent King in Korea2009Korean Intellectual Property Office
Research Excellency Award2006KAIST
Gold Medal of Patent Competition of Korea2004Patent Competition of Korea
IR 52 Award (Jang Young Sil Award)2004Minister of Science and Technology
Korea National Medal Award for Developing Composite boring and Reamer Bars2003KOREA
Excellency Award in Composite Materials2002Korea Federation of Science and Technology-Composite Materials
Best Paper Award2002Composite Structures
Academic Excellency Award2001KSME
Best Paper Award2000Composite Structures
Award of Minister of Commerce and Industry of Korean Government1997Minister of Commerce and Industry of Korean Government
Academic Excellency Award1997KAIST
NEL Best Paper Award1995The 8th ICCS
Academic Excellency Award in Mech. Eng.1995Korea Federation of Science and Technology, Mechanical Engineering
NEL Best Paper Award1993The 7th ICCS

 

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Academic Activities

Member of Korean Academy of Science and Technology (2004 – Present)

President of Korea Society of Composite Materials (2009)

Editor of International Journal of Korea Society of Mechanical Engineers (2000 – 2002)

Editorial Board Member of Journal of Composite Structures (current)

Editorial Board Member of Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology (current)

Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design (current)

Editorial Board Member of the Open Current Process Chemistry Journal (current)

Editorial Board Member of Open Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (current)

Editorial Board Member of Advanced Composite Materials (current)

Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Automotive Composites (current)

Alumni

Prof. Dai Gil Lee’s research achievement

287
International paper (SCI)

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58
Domestic paper

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174
International conference

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163
Domestic conference

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76
Technical report

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254
Patent

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