1134 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering:
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Iowa, 1990
M.S., Mechanical Design and Production Engineering, Seoul National University, 1984
B.S., Mechanical Design and Production Engineering, Seoul National University, 1982
Special Fields of Knowledge:
Present Research Interests:
Spine biomechanics; effect of mechanical loads on the cellular activities in the intervertebral discs; discogenic low back pain; mathematical modeling of spinal muscles.
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships:
Orthopaedic Research Society; International Society for the Studies of the Lumbar Spine; American Society of Mechanical Engineers: Bioengineering division.