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Im, Yong-Taek (임용택)



E-mail : ytim@kaist.ac.kr
Office :  ME# 3227
Phone  :  +82-42-350-3227
Fax    :  +82-42-350-3210

 

 

 

 

 


Major Field


  • Mechanical Engineering


Research Interests

  • Computer aided materials processing
  • Friction measurement
  • Development of nano bulk material through severe plastic deformation


Education

  • B.S., Mechanics & Design, Seoul National University, Korea, 1978. 2.
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea, 1980. 2.
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A., 1985.7.


Experience

  • January 1979 - February 1980, Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
  • September 1980 - August 1981, Murphy Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, U.S.A.
  • February 1982 - January 1985, Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, California, U.S.A.
  • August 1985 - June 1986, Post-Graduate Research Engineer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, California, U.S.A.
  • September 1986 - March 1989, Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A.
  • March 1989 - August 1991, Assistant Professor, Department of Production Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, Taejon, Korea
  • September 1990 - March 1991, Department Undergraduate Chair, Department of Production Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, Taejon, Korea
  • March 1991 - October 1991, Associate Dean of Institute Planning and Coordination, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, Taejon, Korea
  • September 1991 - February 1996, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, Taejon, Korea
  • December 1991 - December 1992, Managing Editor of the KAIST Times, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, Taejon, Korea
  • December 1991 - March 1993, Director of International Relations, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, Taejon, Korea
  • January 1991 – December 1995, Member of Editorial Board, Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers, Seoul, Korea
  • June 1991 – May 1997, Member of Board of Directors, Korean Society for Technology of Plasticity, Seoul, Korea
  • September 1993 - present, Member, International Cold Forging Group.
  • January 1995 - December 2006, Member of Editorial Board, Korea Foundrymen's Society, Korea
  • March 1996 - present, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, Taejon, Korea
  • September 1996 - August 1997, Humboldt Research Fellow, Lehrstuhl für Fertigungstechnologie, University of Erlangen - Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany
  • January 1999 - present, Member of International Advisory Committee, International Journal of Forming Processes, Paris, France
  • January 2000 – December 2006, Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Elsevier, Netherlands
  • March 2000 - February 2002, Program Director of Mechanical Engineering, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Planning, Seoul, Korea
  • June 2000 - present, Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, NY, U.S.A.
  • December 2005 – present, Fellow of the World Academy of Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, Poland.
  • January 2005 – present, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Achievements of Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, Poland.
  • January 2006 – present, Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Computer Methods in Materials Science, Poland.
  • May 2006 – present, Member of Advisory Board, Japanese Society of Mechanical Engineers International Journal, Journal of Mechanics, Materials and Processing, Japan.
  • August 2006 - March 2008, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, KSME Transactions, Korea.
  • October 2007, Chairman of 10th. International Conference on Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies, Daejeon, Korea.
  • October 2007 – July 2010, Dean of External Affairs, KAIST.
  • September 2008 – November 2011, Co-chairman of International Presidential Forum on Global Research Universities, KAIST. 
  • October 2009 – present, Member of Korea Academy of Science and Technology, Korea.
  • August 2010 November, 2011, Associate Vice President of Special Projects and Institutional Relations, KAIST
  • November 2010, GCMM Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award
  • January 2011 – December 2011, Chairman of Asian Science and Technology Pioneering of Research and Education (ASPIRE)
  • July 2011, SDPS Institutional Award of Excellence
  • January 2011 – November  2011, Vice President of Korean Association of Foreign Student Administrators, Korea
  • October 2012, The 2012 Australia-Korea International Education Policy Exchange Program Fellow
  • October 2012, Academic Excellence Award from Korean Society for Technology of Plasticity, Korea
  • January 2013 – December 2013, Vice President, Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers, Korea
  • February 2014 March 2017, President, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials, Korea
Editorship

  • Editorial Board / "Journal of Materials Processing Technology" (2000.01- )
  • Editorial Board / "International Journal of Forming Processes" (2000.01- )
  • International Editorial Board / "Computer Methods in Materials Science" (2006.01- )
  • Deputy Editor-in-chief / "International Journal of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering" (2006.01- )
  • Editor-in-chief / "Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology" (2006.12-2008 )


Membership

  • Member of Korea Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Korean Foundrymen's Society
  • Korea Society of Automotive Engineers
  • Korea Society of Composite Materials
  • Korea Society for Technology of Plasticity
  • The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Internatioinal Cold Forging Group
  • The Korean Academy of Science and Technology
  • The National Academy of Engineering of Korea


Honor

  • Haesung Foundation Fellowship, 1979
  • Korean Science Foundation Fellowship, 1979
  • Korean Government Fellowship, 1980
  • Murphy Fellowship, 1980
  • Humboldt Fellowship, 1996-1997


Awards

  • Gold Medal, Korean Society of CAD/CAM, 2003
  • Fryderyk Staub Honorary Award, 2004
  • WAMME Silver Medal, 2005
  • William Johnson Gold Medal, 2007
  • JMST Contribution Award for Most Citations of JMST Papers in 2009, 2010
  • GCMM Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award, 2010
  • SDPS Institutional Award of Excellence, 2011
  • JMST Contribution Award for Most Citations of JMST Papers in 2010, 2011
  • Presidential Commendation Award, Korea, 2012
  • KSTP Scholar Award, 2012


Publications (until 2014.01)

  • International Journal Publications : 160
  • Domestic Journal Pulicationas : 41
  • International conference Publications : 120
  • Domestic conference Publications : 60
  • International Patents : 3(Registered)
  • Domestic Patents : 15(Registered), 12(Pending)


Teaching

  • Under Graduate : MAE230, MAE370, MAE431
  • Graduate : MAE771