Yong Hoon Lee

Postdoctoral Research Associate,
Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ongoing Research Areas

  • Design With/Of Rheologically-Complex Materials
  • Co-Design, Co-Simulation, Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (MDO), Design Formulations
  • Multiobjective Optimization, Surrogate-Based Optimization (SBO)
  • Computational Modeling, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Direct Transcription (DT)

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA, August 2020,
    Mechanical Engineering, Advisors: James T. Allison and Randy H. Ewoldt,
    "Methods for the integrated design of viscoelastic materials and structural geometry".
  • M.S., Ajou University, Suwon, Korea, August 2010,
    Mechanical Engineering, Advisor: Yun-Ho Choi, GPA 4.28/4.50,
    "A study on the application of Navier-Stokes equations to the unstructured grid system".
  • B.S. Ajou University, Suwon, Korea, August 2008,
    Mechanical Engineering, GPA 3.97/4.50, Graduated with Honor.

Awards

  • Mavis Future Faculty Fellows Academy: Mavis Fellow, August 2019 - May 2020,
    Announced in [link], Awarded by the Grainger College of Engineering,
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
  • 2017 Journal of Mechanical Design Editors’ Choice Award: Honorable Mention, August 2018,
    Lee, Y.H. et al., J. Mech. Design, 139(5):053401, May 2017. doi: 10.1115/1.4036133
    Announced in doi: 10.1115/1.4041528
    American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • 2009 ATES Paper Contest for ANSYS Fluent Academic Users: Finalist Award, August 2009,
    Lee, Y.H. et al., In ATES Paper Contest for ANSYS Fluent Academic Users, Seoul, Korea, August 2009.
    Advanced Technology Engineering Service (ATES), Seoul, Korea
  • Graduate College Travel Award and MechSE Schaller Travel Grant, February 2019.
    Lee, Y.H. et al., In Proceedings of the 13th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, May 2019.
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA

Research Experience

  • Research Assistant: Engineering System Design Laboratory (P.I. Dr. James T. Allison, August 2015 to present
    Conducted dissertation research funded by NSF CMMI-1463203: Design of Rheologically-Complex Soft Materials, CMMI-1653118: Integrated Design of Intelligent Structures with Tailored Distributed Damping, and Engineering Research Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (NSF EEC-0540834).
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
  • CAE/CFD Research Engineer: Nuclear Energy Division, June 2010 - August 2013
    Developed in-house CFD solvers based on OpenFOAM and thermal-hydraulic system codes. Conducted numerical simulations (fluids and structures) on spent nuclear fuel transport casks for safety analysis.
    Korea Nuclear Engineering and Services Corp, Seoul, Korea
  • Student Research Associate: Thermal Hydraulic Safety Research Division, September 2008 - September 2009
    Developed LB-LOCA accident models for the thermal hydraulic system code under development (SPACE).
    Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, Daejeon, Korea
  • Research Assistant: Computational Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, September 2008 - August 2010
    Conducted research on developing a preconditioned Navier-Stokes equation solver for the unstructured grid system and all Mach-number flow. Also conducted numerical studies on automotive HVAC systems, ion transport in the flow channel, and flow instability problem at the low-Reynolds number as industry-supported research projects.
    Ajou University, Suwon, Korea

Teaching Experience

  • Guest Instructor: SE 413 Engineering Design Optimization, April 2017, January 2020
    Spring 2020: Instructed two weeks of course lectures as a substitute instructor, regarding fundamentals of physical system modeling, design optimization, and mathematical theories.
    Spring 2017: Developed a course curriculum regarding surrogate modeling, an educational computer code, and presented the developed course materials as a guest instructor.
  • Teaching Assistant: SE 320 Control Systems, Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, August 2019 - December 2019
    Instructed two laboratory sections, held office hours to assist students learning, graded laboratory reports, exams, and homeworks.
  • Teaching Assistant: ME 310 Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, January 2019 - May 2019
    Instructed one laboratory section, held office hours to assist students learning, and graded laboratory reports.
  • Graduate Mentor: Engineering System Design Laboratory, May 2016 - present
    12/2019-present: Mentoring an undergraduate student in rotational damping mechanisms and their test bed development / 01/2019-12/2019: Mentoring an undergraduate student in specimen (textured surface) fabrication, finite element analysis, and experimental design of tribo-rheological measurement / 05/2016-05/2018: Mentored an undergraduate student in formulating optimization problems with fluid dynamics and viscoelastic materials, guided to present research findings at international conferences.
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
  • Lecturer: Department of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, Spring 2014
    Planned and instructed Manufacturing Processes course as a primary instructor.
    Masan University, Changwon, Korea
  • Teaching Assistant: Department of Mechanical Engineering, September 2008 - August 2010
    Instructed one section of Engineering Drawing and Computer Aided Design (Fall 2008) and laboratory sections of Computational Fluid Dynamics (Fall 2008, Fall 2009). Held office hours and graded homework of Numerical Analysis (Spring 2009, Spring 2010).
    Ajou University, Suwon, Korea

Publications

Thesis
2010
[1]Yong Hoon Lee, "A study on the application of Navier-Stokes equations to the unstructured grid system", Master's thesis, Ajou University, Suwon, Korea, 2010. [bibtex] [pdf]
Refereed Journal Articles
2019
[4]Yong Hoon Lee, Jonathon K. Schuh, Randy H. Ewoldt, James T. Allison, "Simultaneous design of non-Newtonian lubricant and surface texture using surrogate-based multiobjective optimization", Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 60(1), jul 2019, pp. 99-116. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi] [citations]
2017
[3]Jonathon K. Schuh, Yong Hoon Lee, James T. Allison, Randy H. Ewoldt, "Design-driven modeling of surface-textured full-film lubricated sliding: Validation and rationale of nonstandard thrust observations", Tribology Letters, 65(2), jun 2017, pp. 35. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi] [citations]
[2]Yong Hoon Lee, Jonathon K. Schuh, Randy H. Ewoldt, James T. Allison, "Enhancing full-film lubrication performance via arbitrary surface texture design", Journal of Mechanical Design, 139(5), may 2017, pp. 053401 (Presetned with the Honorable Mention of the 2017 Journal of Mechanical Design Editors’ Choice Award). [bibtex] [pdf] [doi] [citations]
2013
[1]Dong-Gyu Lee, Jea-Ho Park, Yong Hoon Lee, Chang-Yeol Baeg, Hyung-Jin Kim, "Natural convection heat transfer characteristics in the canister with horizontal installation of dual purpose cask for spent nuclear fuel", Nuclear Engineering and Technology, 45(7), dec 2013, pp. 969-978. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi] [citations]
Refereed Conference Proceedings
2019
[10]Yong Hoon Lee, Vedant, Randy H. Ewoldt, James T. Allison, "Strain-actuated solar arrays for spacecraft attitude control assisted by viscoelastic damping", in Advances in Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Proceedings of the 13th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (Beijing, China), Dalian: Dalian University of Technology Electronic & Audio-Visual Press, 2019, pp. 149-155. [bibtex] [pdf]
[9]Albert E. Patterson, Yong Hoon Lee and James T. Allison, "Overview of the development and enforcement of process-driven manufacturability constraints in product design", in ASME IDETC/CIE Conference, DETC2019-97384, 2019, pp. 1-11. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2018
[8]Chendi Lin, Daniel R. Herber, Vedant, Yong Hoon Lee, Alexander Robin Mercantini Ghosh, Randy H. Ewoldt, James T. Allison, "Attitude control system complexity reduction via tailored viscoelastic damping co-design", in AAS Guidance and Control Conference, AAS 18-103, 2018. [bibtex] [pdf]
[7]Chendi Lin, Yong Hoon Lee, Jonathon K. Schuh, Randy H. Ewoldt, James T. Allison, "Efficient optimal surface texture design using linearization", in Advances in Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization: Proceedings of the 12th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (Braunschweig, Germany), A. Schumacher, T. Vietor, S. Fiebig, K. U. Bletzinger, K. Maute, Eds., Cham: Springer, 2018, pp. 632-647. [bibtex] [doi]
[6]Yong Hoon Lee, Jonathon K. Schuh, Randy H. Ewoldt, James T. Allison, "Simultaneous design of non-Newtonian lubricant and surface texture using surrogate-based optimization", in AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, AIAA SciTech Forum, AIAA 2018-1906, 2018, pp. 1-14. [bibtex] [doi]
2017
[5]Yong Hoon Lee, R. E. Corman, Randy H. Ewoldt, James T. Allison, "A multiobjective adaptive surrogate modeling-based optimization (MO-ASMO) framework using efficient sampling strategies", in ASME IDETC/CIE Conference, Volume 2B: 43rd Design Automation Conference, DETC2017-67541, 2017, pp. V02BT03A023. [bibtex] [doi]
2016
[4]Yong Hoon Lee, Jonathon K. Schuh, Randy H. Ewoldt, James T. Allison, "Shape parameterization comparison for full-film lubrication texture design", in ASME IDETC/CIE Conference, Volume 2B: 42nd Design Automation Conference, DETC2016-60168, 2016, pp. V02BT03A037. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2011
[3]Dong-Gyu Lee, Yong Hoon Lee, Wi-Soo Jeong, Jea-Ho Park, "Heat transfer analysis around transport cask under transport hood", in The 8th International Symposium on Radiation Safety Management, 2011. [bibtex]
2010
[2]Yong Hoon Lee, Jin-Won Seo, Jae-Hong Park, Yun-Ho Choi, "Numerical study on performance assessment and installation conditions of an automotive air cleaner", in Korean Society for Computational Fluids Engineering Spring Conference, 60115923, 2010, pp. 263-270. [bibtex] [url]
2008
[1]Jin-Won Seo, Ji-Yeon Kim, Yong Hoon Lee, Yun-Ho Choi, Bongha Song, Jongpaek Ha, "Numerical study for efficient air distribution in automotive HVAC system", in The Korean Society of Automotive Engineers (KSAE) Annual Conference and Exhibition, 76306949, 2008, pp. 594. [bibtex] [url]
Non-Refereed Conference Papers, Abstracts, and Talks
2020
[15]Yong Hoon Lee, Daniel R. Herber and James T. Allison, "Simulation and optimization of linear viscoelasticity in the time domain using approximate linear time-invariant state-space models", in 25th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 2020 (in review). [bibtex]
[14]Yong Hoon Lee, Vedant and James T. Allison, "Computationally-efficient modeling and optimization of strain-actuated solar arrays with tailored viscoelastic damping for spacecraft attitude control", in AAS Guidance and Control Conference, 2020. [bibtex] [pdf]
2019
[13]Yong Hoon Lee, R. E. Corman, Randy H. Ewoldt, James T. Allison, "Continuous relaxation spectra and its reduced-dimensionality descriptions for engineering design with linear viscoelasticity", in ASME 2019 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2019-13370. [bibtex] [pdf]
2017
[12]Jonathon K. Schuh, Yong Hoon Lee, James T. Allison, Randy H. Ewoldt, "Designing with non-linear viscoelastic fluids", in The 70th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society - Division of Fluid Dynamics, 2017. [bibtex]
[11]R. E. Corman, Yong Hoon Lee, James T. Allison, Randy H. Ewoldt, "Selecting design-appropriate material descriptions for linear viscoelastic materials", in The Society of Rheology 89th Annual Meeting, 2017. [bibtex]
[10]Jonathon K. Schuh, Yong Hoon Lee, James T. Allison, Randy H. Ewoldt, "Toward co-design of surface textures and Non-Newtonian fluids for decreased friction in lubricated viscous sliding", in The Society of Rheology 89th Annual Meeting, 2017. [bibtex]
2016
[9]Jonathon K. Schuh, Yong Hoon Lee, James T. Allison, Randy H. Ewoldt, "A validated computational model for the design of surface textures in full-film lubricated sliding", in The 69th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society - Division of Fluid Dynamics, 2016. [bibtex]
[8]Jonathon K. Schuh, Yong Hoon Lee, James T. Allison, Randy H. Ewoldt, "Design appropriate modeling for determining optimal friction reduction with surface textures", in CCEFP Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference, 2016. [bibtex]
[7]Yong Hoon Lee, Jonathon K. Schuh, Randy H. Ewoldt, James T. Allison, "Generalization of surface texture shape reduces friction and increases load capacity simultaneously in sliding contact with full-film lubrication", in CCEFP Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference, 2016. [bibtex]
[6]Jonathon K. Schuh, Yong Hoon Lee, James T. Allison, Randy H. Ewoldt, "1G.3 Rheological design for efficient fluid power", in CCEFP Webinar Series, 2016 (Schuh and Lee contributed equally. Schuh presented part I and Lee presented part II.). [bibtex]
2015
[5]Jonathon K. Schuh, Yong Hoon Lee, James T. Allison, Randy H. Ewoldt, "Surface textures and non-newtonian fluids for decreasing friction in lubricated sliding contact", in CCEFP Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference, 2015. [bibtex]
2012
[4]Yong Hoon Lee, Duk Woon Jeong and Jea Ho Park, "Preliminary design of a transport package for fresh fuels using LS-DYNA", in LS-DYNA Korea User Conference, 2012. [bibtex]
2010
[3]Yong Hoon Lee, "Thermal design technology for casks considering spent fuel burnup credit", in International Technical Seminar on SNF Storage and Transportation, 2010. [bibtex]
[2]Yong Hoon Lee, Dong-Gyu Lee, Jea-Ho Park, Tae-Man Kim, Hyung-Jin Kim, "Thermal design technology for spent nuclear fuel transport cask", in Korea ANSYS User Conference, 2010. [bibtex]
2009
[1]Yong Hoon Lee, Jin-Won Seo and Yun-Ho Choi, "A study of the assessment process of the performance of automotive HVAC system using FLUENT", in Advanced Technology Engineering Service (ATES) Paper Contest for Academic Users, 2009 (Nominated for the Best Paper Award. Presented with the Finalist Award.). [bibtex]
Tech Reports and Manuals
2019
[1]Tais Rocha Pereira, Albert Patterson, Yong Hoon Lee, Sherri L. Messimer, "Critical buckling load of thin-walled plastic cylinders in axial and radial loading: overview and FEA case study", engrXiv, 2019. [bibtex] [doi] [citations]

Services

  • Peer Review
    Advances in Tribology (Journal, Hindawi), 2020
    Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (Journal, Springer), 2019
    ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, 2017, 2018
  • Community Outreach, April 2017
    Presented a hands-on demonstration of trebuchets with simulation and experimentation as a part of the Urbana School District Junior Scientist Day.
    Yankee Ridge Elementary School, Urbana, IL, USA

Membership of Professional Society

  • International Society for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (ISSMO)
    Member since 2019
  • The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
    Student Member since 2017
  • The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
    Student Member since 2015
  • Korean Society for Computational Fluids Engineering (KSCFE)
    Student Member since 2010
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