YONG K. KIM, Ph.D., C Text FTI

BIOENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS DARTMOUTH

285 Old Westport Road, N. Dartmouth, MA 02747

Phone: (508) 999 8452 Fax: (509) 999-9139 E-Mail: ykim@umassd.edu

Rank: Chancellor Professor  
     
Primary field of research interest: Micro/Nano Composite Materials, Digital Printing, Process Control Systems, Advanced Energy Active Fabrics, Bioconversion/Biofiltration, Medical Textiles, Auxetic Textiles  


DEGREE INFORMATION
Doctoral degree    
Name of degree: Doctor of Philosophy Year conferred: 1981
Degree-granting institution: North Carolina State University  
Major field of study: Fiber and Polymer Science  
Master or first professional degree    
Name of degree: Master of Science Year conferred: 1974
Degree-granting institution: Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea  
Major field of study: Textile Engineering  
Bachelor degree    
Name of degree: Bachelor of Science Year conferred: 1970
Degree-granting institution: Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea  
Major field of study: Textile Engineering  


ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
Title Chancellor Professor Dates served: [09/03 to present]
Institution UMass Dartmouth  
Title Professor Dates served: [09/93 to 05/03]
Institution UMass Dartmouth  
Title Associate Professor Dates served: [09/88 to 08/93]
Institution UMass Dartmouth  
Title Assistant Professor Dates served: [09/81 to 08/88]
Institution Southeastern Massachusetts University (former UMD)  


TEACHING EXPERIENCE
                    Course Name Number of Times Course Offered
TES 407 Fiber Reinforced Polymeric Materials                            8
TES 302 Textile Manufacturing II (Knitting Technology)                            4
TES 406 Computer Applications in Textiles                            5
TES 410 Manufacturing Facilities Design                            8
TES 411 Managing Technology                            7
TET 503 Research Techniques                            1
TEC 533 Computer Color Matching                            8
TET 517 Fiber Reinforced Polymeric Materials                            8
TET 563 Fiber Structure                          13
TET 564 Mechanics of Fibrous Structures                            5


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
5/04-4/07
Principal Investigator, Toughness of Through-thickness Reinforced Composites for National Textile Center

5/04-4/07
Principal Investigator, Fiber based Bioconversion/Biofiltration Systems for National Textile Center

5/03-8/05
Principal Investigator, Cutting Efficiency of Polyester Fibers for HUVIS Corp., Korea

5/03-4/06
Principal Investigator, Electrostatic Web Formation for National Textile Center

4/02-6/03
Principal Investigator, Space Saving Biofilters for Recirculating Land- based Aqua Culture System for STEP Grant Common Wealth of Massachusetts

4/01-6/05
Principal Investigator, Barrier Fabrics for Improved Lead Shot Recovery for STEP Grant Common Wealth of Massachusetts

5/00-4/03
Principal Investigator, Nano Composite Fibers for National Textile Center

7/99-12/00
Principal Investigator, Environmentally Friendly, Non-Toxic Surface Treatment For Marine Anti-Biofouling for Common Wealth of Massachusetts - STEP2000

5/98-4/01
Principal Investigator, Thick Walled Composite Materials for National Textile Center

5/97-4/00
Principal Investigator, Scientific Study of Flock and Flocking Process for National Textile Center

12/96-5/98
Principal Investigator, Anti-biofouling Surfaces for Marine Aquaculture Net and Equipment for USDA, Northeastern Regional Aquaculture Center

2/96-12/96 Principal Investigator, Process Optimization and Prototype Development of Composite Abrasive Wheels for Rex-Cut Products, Inc.

5/95-5/97
Principal Investigator, Pultrusion of Specialty Carbon Fiber/Epoxy Resin Composites for Engineered Yarn America

7/94-10/94
Investigator, Characterization of Chemical Warfare Protective Fabric Structures for US Army R&D and Engineering Command, Natick MA

12/93-3/94
Investigator, Development of Processing Technology to Convert Waste Glass Fibers to Multi-directional Glass Fiber Roving for Fiber Glass Industries Inc., New Amsterdam NY

9/92 to 10/93
Principal Investigator, Development of 3-D Precusor Fabric Structures for Ceramic Power Conversion Device for TECOGEN Inc. Waltham MA

6/92-1/93
Principal Investigator, Design and Development of Fiber-based Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Structures for Schlegel Corp, Rochester NY

6/92-6/93
Principal Investigator, Design and Development of Press-and-Close Fastener Fabrics for Velcro USA, Manchester NH

1/89-4/91
Principal Investigator, Development of Precusor Fabrics for Ceramic Structures for TPV Energy Systems Inc.

1/88-6/90
Investigator, Improvement of Dyeing & Finishing Characteristics of Advanced Fibers for US Navy

8/86-7/87
Principal Investigator, Air-splicing of Air-textured Filament Yarns for Allied Chemicals

11/86
Principal Investigator, Warp Knitted Novel Metallic Fabric Manufacturing for TRW, California

5/85-9/85
Investigator, Design of Mandril and Expulsion Tester for Protective Fabrics for Chemical Research Development, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

1/85
Principal Investigator, Loop Pile Fabric Production Methods for Velcro Group Corporation, Manchester, NH

7/78-8/81
Senior Researcher, High Speed Cotton Fiber Stretch Mercerization for Cotton Inc., at NC State University


PUBLICATION
Peer reviewed journal articles
  1. Sunil Hoskote, Yong K. Kim, Armand F. Lewis, "Through-Thickness Reinforcement of Laminar Composites", Journal of Advanced Materials, Vol. 36, No. 3, 25-31 (2004)
  2. Qinguo Fan, Yong K. Kim, Melynda K. Perruzzi, and Armand F. Lewis, "Fabric Pretreatment and Digital Textile Print Quality", Journal of Imaging Science and Technology 47: 400-407 (2003)
  3. Veli E. Kalayci, Prabir K. Patra, Alexandre Buer, Samuel C. Ugbolue, Yong K. Kim, Steve B. Warner, "Fundamental Investigations on Electrospun Fibers", Journal of Advanced Materials, Vol. 36, No.4, 43-47 (2004)
  4. Jonathan D. Reuss, Yong K. Kim, Armand F. Lewis, Alex J. Fowler, "Manufacture of Thick Cross-section Composites Using a Pre-Catalyzed Fabric Technique", vol.36, no.11 (2002) 1367-1379
  5. Aimee L. Phillippi, Nancy J. O'Connor, Armand F. Lewis, Yong K. Kim, "Surface flocking as a possible anti-biofoulant", Aquaculture, 195 (2001) 225-238
  6. Y. K. Kim, J. M. Rhee, et al., "Analysis of Munsell Color Space by a Method of Bivariate Interpolation and Smooth Surface Fitting for Values Given at Irregularly Distributed Points", Journal of Korean Fiber Society, Vol. 27, No. 11, pp 861-872 (1990)
  7. Y. K. Kim, J.M. Rhee, et al, "Extension of Data Points and Smoothing of Munsell Color Space by Cubic Spline", Journal of the Korean Society of Dyers and Finishers, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp 14-25 (1990)
  8. Y.K. Kim, A. Elshiekh, "Mechanics of Hybrid Twisted Fibrous Structures: Part I", Textile Research Journal, Vol. 54, pp 526-534 (1984)
  9. Y.K. Kim, A. Elshiekh, "Mechanics of Hybrid Twisted Fibrous Structures: Part II", Textile Research Journal, Vol. 54, pp 534-543 (1984)
  10. Y. K. Kim, T. J. Kang, et al, "Stretch Mercerization of Cotton Fibers: Part I", Textile Research Journal, Vol. 54, pp 325-330 (1984)
  11. Y. K. Kim, T. J. Kang, et al, "Stretch Mercerization of Cotton Fibers, Part II", Textile Research Journal, Vol. 54, pp 370-377 (1984)
  12. Y. K. Kim and S. Y. Kim, "A Study on the Mechanical Behavior of Bicomponent Fibers", Journal of the Korean Society of Textile Engineers and Chemists, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp 33-43 (1974)
Referred Conference Proceedings
  1. Peksen,M. and Y K Kim, "Numerical Simulation of Flock Fiber Motion in an Electrostatic Field", Proceedings of 18th International Flock Symposium, Dresden, Germany, April 17-19 (2005)
  2. Fan, Q, Y K Kim, M Perruzzi, "UV-treatable Pretreatments for Digital Printing Textile Substrate", The Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T) NIP20: International Conference on Digital Printing Technology, Salt lake City , UT, November 1-5 (2004)
  3. Kim, Y. K., Langley, K.D., "Fiber Orientation Distribution Control with Electrostatic Field", Proceedings of the Textile Institute 84th Annual World Conference, Raleigh NC, March 22-25 (2005)
  4. Mhetre, S. K., Y. K. Kim, et al., "Nanocomposite Fibers from In-situ Polymerization of Caprolactam with Carbon Nanotubes", Proceedings of the Textile Institute 84th Annual World Conference, Raleigh NC, March 22-25 (2005)
  5. Kim, Y. K., Avsar F. ,and Langley, K. D., "Objective Yarn Appearance Grading Systems Based on Optical Yarn Diameter", Proceedings of the Textile Institute 83rd World Conference, Vol. 1, 320-324, Shanghai China (2004)
  6. Kenneth D. Langley, Yong K. Kim, "Processes of Converting Multi-fiber Textile Waste into Products", 9th Annual Conference on Recycling Textile and Carpet Waste, Dalton, Georgia, May 2004
  7. Yong K. Kim, Shamal K. Mhetre, Prabir K. Patra, "Nylon 6-Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposite Fibers", AUTEX 2004 Conference, ENSAIT, Roubaix, France June 22-24, 2004
  8. Phaneshwar Katangur, Steven Warner, Yong K Kim, Prabir Patra, Autumn Dhanote, Shamal Mehtre, "Nano-structured polymer coatings for ultraviolet protection", Material Research Society, Vol. 788, L-8.44.1, 2004
  9. Shamal Mhetre, Yong K Kim, Steven Warner, Prabir Patra, Phaneshwar Katangur, Autumn Dhanote, "Nanocomposites with Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes", Material Research Society, Vol. 788, L-11.17.1, 2004
  10. Sandeep Razdan, Prabir Patra, Yong Kim and Steve Warner, "Spherulitic Morphology and Thermal Stability of PP/ZnO Nanocomposites", Material Research Society, Vol. 788, L-8.50.1,
  11. Yong K. Kim, Sunil Hoskote, "Fracture Toughness of Flock fiber Reinforced Layered composites", Proceedings of 1st International Industrial Simulation Conference, June 9-11, Valencia, Spain, 477-482 (2003)
  12. S. Razdan, P.K.Patra, Y.Kim and S. Warner, "Morphological and Thermal Effects of Nano-ZnO on Polypropylene", ACS national fall meeting , NY September, 2003
  13. I.Gunes, P.K.Patra, Y.Kim, S.B.Warner, B.Ascioglu and S.Adanur, "In-situ polymerized Flame Retardant Nylon 6-clay nanocomposites", ICCE-10 (International Conference on Composite/Nano Engineering), New Orleans, LA, 2003
  14. S.Razdan, P.K.Patra, Y.K.Kim and S.B.Warner, "Thermal Stability of Polypropylene Nanocomposites", ICCE-10 (International Conference on Composite/Nano Engineering), New Orleans, LA, 2003
  15. Birgul Ascioglu, S.Adanur, I.Gunes, P.K.Patra, Y.Kim and S.B.Warner, "Heat Transfer Modeling of Nanofiber reinforced composites", ICCE-10 (International Conference on Composite/Nano Engineering), New Orleans, LA, 2003
  16. Qinguo Fan, Yong K. Kim, Armand Lewis, Melynda K. Perruzzi, "Effects of Pretreatments on Print Qualities of Digital Textile Printing", The Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T) NIP18: International Conference on Digital Printing Technology, Sept. 29-Oct. 4, 2002 San Diego, CA
  17. Ming-Kai Tse, John C. Briggs, Yong K. Kim and Armand F. Lewis, "Measuring Print Quality of Digitally Printed Textiles", Proceedings, IS&T NIP14: International Conference on Digital Printing Technology, October 18-23, 1998 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIP

The Textile Institute (Fellow of the Textile Institute)
The Fiber Society, American Chemical Society (ACS)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering (SAMPE)
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Sigma Xi
American Society of Knitting Technologists (ASKT)