Kwang-Yong Kim is currently an Inha Fellow Professor at the School of Mechanical Engineering of Inha University, Incheon, Republic of Korea. He received his B.S. degree from Seoul National University in 1978 and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Republic of Korea, in 1981 and 1987, respectively. Professor Kim is the current Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Fluid Machinery and Systems (IJFMS) and the President of the Korean Fluid Machinery Association (KFMA). He also served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Transactions of Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers (KSME). He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). He is the Cochairperson of 2011 ASME-JSME-KSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference (AJK2011) and also the Chairperson of 2012 International Symposium on Fluid Machinery and Fluids Engineering (ISFMFE). He is interested in the application of numerical optimization techniques using various surrogate models and computational fluid dynamics to the designs of fluid machinery, heat-transfer augmentation devices, micro-heat-sinks, micromixers, coolant channels in nuclear reactors, and so forth. He has published about 200 peer-reviewed journal papers and presented 325 papers at international/domestic conferences.
Biography Updated on 10 December 2011