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Sang-Gook Kim

Sang-Gook Kim

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Room 1-306
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02139-4307
Phone: 617-452-2472  
Fax: 617-258-8742  

Curriculum Vitae

Administrative Contact:
Lorraine Rabb
Room 3-343
Phone: 617-253-2210  

Sang-Gook Kim received his B.S. degree from Seoul National University (1978), M.S. from KAIST (1980), and Ph.D. from MIT (1985).  He held positions at Axiomatics Co., Cambridge, MA (1986) and Korea Institute of Science and Technology from 1986-1991. Then he became a corporate executive director at Daewoo Corporation, Korea, and directed the Central Research Institute of Daewoo Electronics Co. until 2000. His research includes carbon nanotube assembly, muscle-inspired micro-actuators, nano-engineered organic solar cells, piezoelectric MEMS energy harvesters, ultrasonic transducers and direct printing of piezo MEMS devices.  He is currently the Head of Micro Nano Area of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.


Scientific & Professional Societies

CIRP (International Academy for Production Engineering), Fellow
National Academy of Engineering of Korea, Overseas Member
ASME, Fellow
IEEE, Member
Korea Engineers Club, Member 




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