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Wonmo Kang

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Assistant Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6106
Biography: 

Kang is an assistant professor in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy. His current research interests include biomaterials/biomechanics for understanding of injury and wound healing mechanisms and characterization of functional materials for energy/manufacturing applications. Before joining ASU, he was a leading scientist at the US Naval Research Laboratory. He is the recipient of several awards including the postdoctoral fellowship from the American Society for Engineering Education.

Education: 

Ph.D. Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2012

Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
MAE 792Research
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
MAE 792Research
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
MAE 213Mechanics of Materials
MAE 792Research
Honors / Awards: 
  • FY19 Leidos Technical Publication Competition Award, 2019. 

  • Best Poster Award at International Symposium on Traumatic Brain Injury Mechanisms and Protection, 2019.

  • FY18 Leidos Technical Publication Competition Award, 2018.  

  • American Society for Engineering Education-Naval Research Laboratory Research Program Fellowship, 2014.  

  • Best Poster Award at 2014 Nanotechnology for Defense Conference, 2014.

  • Outstanding ME PhD Award for 2012 Graduates at UIUC, 2013.

  • NSF NMC2013 Registration Award, 2013.

  • NSF Student Travel Grants for the ASME IMECE Micro/Nano Poster Forum, 2011.

  • Schaller Fund and Conference Travel Awards at UIUC, 2009.

  • FMC Fellowship at UIUC, 2008-2009.

  • Frank & Marie Wheeler Fellowship at UNL, 2005-2006.

  • Exchange Student Fellowship, 2003-2004.

  • Several Honor Student Fellowships, 2000-2003.