Professor

"Passionate, motivated, and highly interested"


In Gwun Jang 장인권

Cho Chun Shik Graduate School of Mobility

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

193, Munji-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Republic of Korea

E-mail: igjang@kaist.edu

Phone: +82-42-350-1262 (Office)

  • Education

- Ph.D.: Mechanical Engineering, KAIST (2006)

(Dissertation title: Evolutionary topology optimization using design space adjustment and refinement)

- M.S.: Mechanical Engineering, KAIST (1999)

(Dissertation title: Optimal design of a nuclear fuel rd support structure based on contact stress analysis)

- B.S.: Mechanical Engineering, KAIST (1997)

  • Professional Experience

- Department Head, Cho Chun Shik Graduate School of Mobility, KAIST, Mar. 2021-Present

- Director, Center for Eco-friendly & Smart Vehicles, KAIST, Nov. 2017 - Nov. 2018

- Associate Professor, Cho Chun Shik Graduate School of Mobility, KAIST, Mar. 2016-Present

- Assistant Professor, Cho Chun Shik Graduate School of Mobility, KAIST, Jan. 2011-Feb. 2016

- Research Assistant Professor, Ocean Systems Engineering, KAIST, Apr. 2009-Dec. 2010

- Postdoctoral Fellow, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Queen’s University, Canada, Nov. 2006-Mar. 2009

  • Fellowships & Awards

- Young Scientist Award (awardee: Dr. Changwoo Lee), Asian Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 2022

- Grand prize (awardee: Hyukjin Koh), Student Competition Award, Korean Society for Mechanical Engineers, 2022

- Best Paper Award (awardee: Dr. Jong Ho Kim), Korean Society for Mechanical Engineers, 2021

- Best Paper Award (awardee: Mingi Kim), Korean Institute of Electromagnetic Engineering and Science, 2021

- 2nd prize, Student Competition Award (awardee: Mingi Kim), IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference, 2020

- Best Paper Award (awardee: Mingi Kim), Korean Society for Mechanical Engineers, 2019

- Silver prize, Student Competition Award (awardee: Sangmin Sin), Korean Society for Mechanical Engineers, 2019

- Best Student Paper Award (awardee: Jung Jin Kim), Asian Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 2018

- Grand prize, Student Competition Award (awardee: Jung Jin Kim), Korean Society for Mechanical Engineers, 2018

- Best Paper Award (awardee: Jinsu Kim), Korean Society for Fluid Machinery, 2017

- Silver prize, Student Competition Award (awardee: Jinsu Kim), Korean Society for Mechanical Engineers, 2016

- Best Paper Award (awardee: Jung Jin Kim), Korean Society for Design Optimization, 2015

- Best Student Paper Award (awardee: Seung Beop Lee), IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference, 2014

- Best Paper Award (awardee: Seung Beop Lee), Korean Society for Railway, 2013

- Post-doctoral Travel Awards, Queen’s University, Apr. 2007

- Fellowship (Post-doc.), Korea Research Foundation, Aug. 2006

  • Research Interests

- Design optimization of mobility systems

- Modeling and simulation of multiphysics problems

- System engineering