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Nam-Ho Kim

Nam-Ho Kim

Nam-Ho Kim

Research Group: 
Solid Mechanics, Design and Manufacturing
Professor and Daniel C. Drucker Faculty Fellow
MAE-A 210
(352) 846-0665
Office Fax: 
(352) 392-7303

Dr. Nam-Ho Kim is presently Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Florida. He graduated with a Ph.D. in the Department of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Iowa in 1999 and worked at the Center for Computer-Aided Design as a postdoctoral associate until 2001. He is an Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and an Associate Editor of Journal of Mechanical Design and Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. He has published five books and more than hundred refereed journal and conference papers.

Research Interests: 

Design optimization, Sensitivity analysis, Design under uncertainty, Prognostics and health management, Uncertainty quantification, verification and validation (UQV&V), Nonlinear structural mechanics, Structural-acoustics, Meshfree analysis and design, Wear and tribology.

Teaching Interests: 

Finite element method, structural optimization, Aerospace structures, Applied elasticity, Computer-aided design.

Ph.D., 1999, University of Iowa