Gap-Yong Kim

Gap-Yong Kim

Associate Professor
Associate Chair for Operations

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Education

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2006
MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2003
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, 1997

Areas of Interest

• Microforming of metallic materials

• Nano/micro-manufacturing

• Lightweight, high-strength composites

• Advanced manufacturing processes

• Fuel cells

Biosketch

Gap-Yong Kim is currently an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University. He earned B.S. degree (1997) in Mechanical Engineering from Yonsei University and later worked as a Design Engineer at Samick Precision Industry for three years in South Korea. He received M.S. (2003) and Ph.D. (2006) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Following a postdoctoral fellow at the Wu Manufacturing Research Center, he joined the faculty at Iowa State University in 2007. Kim’s research program focuses on advanced manufacturing technologies involving metal nanocomposites, lightweight composites, energy conversion materials, and nano/micro-manufacturing. He is a recipient of Young Faculty Award from DARPA.


Gap-Yong Kim

Associate Professor

Associate Chair for Operations

2034 Black Engineering
515-294-6938
gykim@iastate.edu