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Kon-Well Wang

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Kon-Well Wang

Tim Manganello/BorgWarner Department Chair, Mechanical Engineering; Stephen P. Timoshenko Collegiate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

kwwang@umich.edu
2236 GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)
2350 Hayward
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125
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Phone: (734) 764-8464
Fax: (734) 615-8089

Structural Dynamics and Controls Lab

Degrees

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 1985
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 1982
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 1976

Research Interests

Structural dynamics and vibration, adaptive material systems, structural control and health monitoring.

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Major Funding Sources

National Science Foundation; U. S. Army Research Office; Air Force Office of Scientific Research; DARPA; Ford Motor Co.

Honors and Awards

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Fellow, Institute of Physics

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Smart Structures and Materials Lifetime Achievement Award, SPIE, 2011

Adaptive Structures and Material Systems Best Paper Award in Structural Dynamics and Control, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2010

Rudolf Kalman Best Paper Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2009

Stephen P. Timoshenko Collegiate Chair in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, June 2008 - present

Adaptive Structures and Materials System Prize, for significant contributions to the advancement of the sciences associated with adaptive structures and/or material systems, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2008

NASA Tech Brief Award, 2008

N. O. Myklestad Award, for major innovative contribution to vibration engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2007

Design Engineering Division Citation, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1999, 2003, 2007

Premier Research Award, Penn State Engineering Society, 2004

William E. Diefenderfer Endowed Chair in Mechanical Engineering, Penn State University, August 2000 - May 2008

Outstanding Teaching Award, Penn State Engineering Society, 2000

Outstanding Research Award, Penn State Engineering Society, 1993

Penn State Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Faculty Award, 1991-92

Ralph R. Teetor Award, Society of Automotive Engineers, 1990

Teaching

See ME Course Information for more information about our courses offered and teaching histories.