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Lee, Sung

Lee, Sung
Professor of Aerospace Engineering
3174 Glenn L. Martin Hall
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301-405-1128

Research Interests 

Research in structural mechanics, finite element analysis, and composite structures

Education 

  • B.S.,  Seoul National University (Aeronautical Engineering)
  • M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Aeronautical and Astro Engineering)
  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Aeronautical and Astro Engineering)

Selected Publications 

Chapters in Books

  • Lee, K. and Lee, S. W., ‘Response of Composite Panels to Blast Pressure Wave Loadings,’ Chapter 5 in Blast Protection and Containment using Composites, Woodhead Publishing. Submitted in 2008

Journal Articles

  • Lee, K., Wu, C.T., Clarke, G.V. and Lee, S. W., ‘Computational Modeling of Composite Sopace Reflector using Geometrically Nonlinear Solid Shell Elements’, Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, vol. 33. no. 1, pp. 109-129, 2008.
  • Lee, K. Ng S. and Lee, S. W., ‘Micromechanical Modeling of Stretch-Broken Carbon Fiber Composite Materials’, Journal of Composite Materials, vol. 42, no. 11, pp. 1063-1073, July 2008.
  • Lee, K., Park, H. and Lee, S.W., ‘A Postprocessing Scheme to Evaluate Transverse Stresses for Composite Panels under Dynamic Loads’, Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 113-122, 2008.
  • Lee, K. Ng S. and Lee, S. W., ‘Micromechanical Modeling of Stretch-Broken Carbon Fiber Composite Materials’, Journal of Composite Materials, vol. 42, no. 11, pp. 1063-1073, July 2008.
  • Kwon, S.W., Smith, W.L. and Lee, S.W. 'Thermo-Viscoplastic Modeling of Composites Exposed to Fire or High Temperature,' Journal of Composite Materials, 2005.
  • Park, H., Lee, K., Kim, K and Lee, S. W., ‘Dynamic Analysis of Nonlinear Composite Structures under Pressure Wave Loading’, Journal of Composite Materials, 2005
  • Lee, K. and Lee, S. W., ‘Analysis of Space and Near-Space Structures using Assumed Solid Shell Finite Elements’, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 2005
  • Kim, J.H., Kim, Y.H. and Lee, S.W., ‘Asymptotic Postbuckling Analysis of Composite and Sandwich Structures via the Assumed Strain Solid Shell Element Formulation,' Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, Vol. 6, no. 3, pp.263-276, 2004.
  • Kim, J.H., Kim, Y.H. and Lee, S.W., ‘An Assumed Strain Triangular Solid Element for Efficient Analysis of Plates and Shells with Finite Rotation,’ Computers, Materials & Continua (CMC), vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 141-152, 2004.
  • Kyung-Su Kim, Sung-Chan Kim, Chun-Sik Shim, Hyung-Min Cho, Sung W. Lee, ‘A Study of Overload Effects on Fatigue Crack Propagation under Cyclic Loading Using ESPI System,146; Key Engineering Materials, vol. 270-273, pp. 709-714, 2004.
  • Lee, K., Cho, C. and Lee, S.W., ‘An Assumed Strain Nine-Node Solid Shell Element with Improved Performance', Computer Modeling in Engineering and Science, vol. 2, no. 3, pp.339-349, June 2002.
  • Lee, K. and Lee, S.W., ‘A Post-Processing Approach to Determine Transverse Stresses in Geometrically Nonlinear Composite and Sandwich Structures", Journal of Composite Materials, vol. 37, no. 24, pp.2207-2224, 2003.
  • Park, H.C. and Lee, S.W., ‘Cure Simulation of Thick Composite Structures Using the Finite Element Method,' Journal of Composite Materials, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 188-201, Jan. 2001.
  • Hong, W., Kim, Y.H. and Lee, S.W., 'Assumed Strain Triangular Solid Shell Elements with Bubble Function Displacements for Analysis of Plates and Shells,' International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, vol. 52, no. 4, pp. 455-469, 2001.
  • Hong, W., Kim, Y.H. and Lee, S.W., ‘An Assumed Strain Triangular Curved Solid Shell Element Formulation for Analysis of Plates and Shells undergoing Finite Rotation’, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, vol.52, no. 7, pp.747-761, 2001
  • Kim, J.H., Kim, Y.H. and S.W. Lee, ‘An Assumed Strain Formulation of Efficient Solid Triangular Element for General Shell Analysis,’ International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, vol. 47, no. 8, pp. 1481-1497, March 2000.
  • Hao, B., Cho, C. and Lee, S.W., Buckling and Postbuckling of Soft-Core Sandwich Plates with Composite Facesheets,’ Computational Mechanics, vol. 25, no. 5, pp. 421-429, 2000.

Conference Proceedings

  • Lee, K. and Lee, S. W., "Two-surface damage model for ceramic layers in composite panels under blast wave pressure loading", Mechanics and Materials Conference, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, June 1-3, 2005
  • Lee, K. and Lee, S. W., "Structural analysis of a scientific balloons using assumed strain formulation solid shell finite elements", 46th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Austin, Texas, April 18-21, 2005
  • Lee, K. and Lee, S. W., ‘Analysis of Space and Near-Space Structures using Assumed Solid Shell Finite Elements’, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 2005

Presentations

  • Lee, K.J., Ng, S. and Lee, S.W., “Micromechanical Modeling of SBCF Lamina”, ARL SBCF Review Meeting, State College, PA, Dec 8, 2005.
  • Smith, W.L., Kwon, S.W. Lee, S.W., “Constitutive Modeling of Marine Composites at Elevated Temperatures”, ONR CIF Workshop, Newcastle, UK, Sept 13-14, 2005
  • Kwon, S.W., Kim J. and Lee, S.W., “Thermo-Mechanical Modeling of Fire-Exposed Composite Structures”, ONR CIF Workshop, Anteon Corp, Arlington, VA, Mar 16-17, 2005.

Honors and Awards 

  • Received T.H.H. Pian Medal for contributions to shell element modeling in computational mechanics at a ceremony held during ICCES’04 conference (July 26-29, 2004, Madeira Island, Portugal).

Professional Memberships 

  • General Chair, US-Korea Conference on Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Research Triangle Park, NC, August 12-14, 2004.
  • Member, International Organizing Committee, International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering Science, Madeira, Portugal, July 26-29, 2004
  • Co-organizer and host, Workshop on Composites for Marine Structures, March, 2004.
  • Co-organizer and host, Workshop on Composites for Marine Structures, May 6-8, 2002.
  • Co-organizer and host, Workshop on Composite Materials for Marine Structures, College Park, MD, May 7-9, 2001.
  • Member, Scientific Committee of the International Conference on Computational Engineering Science '2000 (ICES'2K), UCLA Los Angeles, CA, August 21-25, 2000.

Related News 

Two UMD Professors Receive ICCES 2015 Lifetime Achievement Medals

Professors Lee and Dally honored with International Conference on Computational and Experimental Engineering and Sciences Lifetime Achievement Medals. August 14, 2015

Shrestha and DeVries Win 2014 Graduate Student Research Awards Competition

Elena Shrestha and Levi DeVries win Department of Aerospace Engineering Graduate Student Research Awards Competition. May 8, 2014