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Han, Bongtae

Keystone Professor
Mechanical Engineering
3147 Glenn L. Martin Hall
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Phone: 
301-405-5255

Research Interests 

  • Design of LED-based lighting system, Mechanical design of photonics and microelectronics devices
  • Hermeticity of MEMS devices
  • Moisture and gas diffusion in flexible electronics
  • Experimental micro and nanomechanics (optical methods and methodologies)

Education 

  • Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1991

Honors and Awards 

  • IBM Excellence Award - for Outstanding Technical Achievements, 1994.
  • Brewer Award - Outstanding Experimental Stress Analyst, Society for Experimental Mechanics, 2001.
  • Gold Award (the best paper in the Analysis and Simulation session) - The 1st Samsung Technical Conference, November 9-12, 2004.
  • 2004 Best Paper Award - IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies, 2005.
  • Fellow - Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM), 2006.
  • 2004 Associate Editor of the Year Award - ASME Journal of Electronic Packaging, 2006.
  • Fellow - American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2007.

Professional Memberships 

  • Associate Editor, ASME Transactions, Journal of Electronic Packaging (2004-present)
  • Member of International Editorial Board, Journal of Experimental Mechanics, (2005–)
  • Associate Editor, Experimental Mechanics (2001-2004)
  • Executive Board Member, Society for Experimental Mechanics (1997-1999)
  • Member of the Organizing Committee, The 7th International Conference on Advanced Technology in Experimental Mechanics (ATEM'07)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, CompTest 2008
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, Photomechanics 2008
  • Member of the Organizing Committee, the 10th International Conference on Advanced Technology in Experimental Mechanics (ATEM'11), Kobe, Japan, 2011
  • Member of the Technical Committee, the 2010 International Conference on Electronic Packaging Technology and High Density Packaging (ICEPT-HDP 2010), Xi’an, China, August 2010