Kyung Choi

Kyung Choi
Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Additional Titles: 
Carver Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Professor Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Researcher Center for Computer-Aided Design
(319) 335-5684
2134 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering: 
1981
Education: 
Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, University of Iowa, 1980.
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Iowa, 1977.
B.S., Physics, Yonsei University, 1970.
Present Research Interests: 
Reliability-based design optimization (design for 6-sigma) with target confidence level
surrogate modeling for RBDO
sampling-based RBDO
mechanical systems analysis
design sensitivity analysis and optimal design of nonlinear systems
computational meth
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Fellow)
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Fellow)
Society of Automotive Engineers (Fellow)
International Society for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (Former President-Elect)
Senior Advisor & Review Editor, Journal of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (SMO)
Associate Editor, Journal of Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines (MBD of S&M)
Associate Editor, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications (JOTA)
Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Reliability and Safety (IJRS)
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Reliability-based design optimization (RBDO)
robust design optimization
metamodeling
design sensitivity analysis
mathematical theory of optimization and its application to mechanical systems
and mechanical systems analysis