Kyung Choi

Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering


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Publications, Citations, h-index, i10-index

Joined the College of Engineering: 1981

K.K. Choi CV

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 (RDO)
  • Confidence-based reliability assessment
  • Metamodeling
  • Design sensitivity analysis
  • Mathematical theory of optimization and its application to mechanical systems

Research Areas:

  • Reliability-based design optimization
  • Uncertainty quantification
  • Confidence-based reliability assessment
  • Sampling-based RBD
  • Sensitivity-based RBDO
  • Design sensitivity analysis and optimal design
  • Reliability-based design optimization
  • Mechanical Engineering
K.K. Choi
PhD, Applied Mathematics, University of Iowa, 1980
MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Iowa, 1977
BS, Physics, Yonsei University, 1970
Contact Information

2134 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
United States