Associate Professor

Contact InformationHyock Ju Kwon

Phone: 519-888-4567 x33427, 519-888-4567 x31410
Location: E5 3043, E5 3049

Website

Biography Summary

HJ Kwon is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo.

His research interests include AI and machine learning, AI for manufacturing, ultrasound nondestructive testing (NDT), on-board AI for NDT, biomedical therapeutic and diagnostic ultrasounds and Fatigue and Fracture.

His research group is actively developing various cutting-edge technologies that can make innovation and impact to manufacturing and biomedical sectors.

Research Interests

  • AI and machine learning algorithms
  • Smart factory
  • Application of AI to manufacturing
  • Digital twin
  • Non-destructive testing
  • Therapeutic ultrasound (HIFU)

Education

  • 2007, Doctorate, Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta
  • 2003, Master's, Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta
  • 1988, Master's, Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
  • 1985, Bachelor's, Mechanical and Design Engineering, Seoul Natiional University

Courses*

  • BME 281 - Mechanics of Deformable Solids
    • Taught in 2019
  • BME 281L - Mechanics Deformable Solid Lab
    • Taught in 2019
  • ME 219 - Mech of Deformable Solids 1
    • Taught in 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • ME 380 - Mech Eng Design Workshop
    • Taught in 2016
  • ME 481 - Mechanical Engineering Prj 1
    • Taught in 2016, 2018, 2020
  • ME 482 - Mech Eng Design Project 2
    • Taught in 2016, 2020
  • ME 526 - Fatigue and Fracture Analysis
    • Taught in 2018, 2020
  • ME 628 - Fracture Mechanics
    • Taught in 2016, 2019
* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/Recent Publications

  • Moslem Sadeghi-Goughari, Soo Jeon, Hyock-Ju Kwon, Analytical and Numerical Model of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Enhanced with Nanoparticles, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 67(12), 2020, 3083 - 3093
  • Moslem Sadeghi-Goughari, Soo Jeon, Hyock-Ju Kwon, Magnetic Nanoparticles-Enhanced Focused Ultrasound Heating: Size Effect, Mechanism, and Performance Analysis, Nanotechnology, 31(24), 2020
  • Moslem Sadeghi-Goughari, Soo Jeon, Hyock-Ju Kwon, Fluid Structure Interaction of Cantilever Micro and Nanotubes Conveying Magnetic Fluid with Small Size Effects Under a Transverse Magnetic Field, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 94(2020), 2020, 102951 - 11
  • Yanjun Qian, Sang‐Wook Han, Hyock‐Ju Kwon, Design of an Ultrasonic Concentrator for Vibro‐Tactile Sensors Using Electro‐Mechanical Analogy, International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing, 20(10), 2019, 1787 - 1800
  • Moslem Sadeghi-Goughari, Soo Jeon and Hyock-Ju Kwon, Enhancing Thermal Effect of Focused Ultrasound Therapy Using Gold Nanoparticles, IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience, 18(4), 2019, 661 - 668
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  • Moslem Sadeghi-Goughari, Yanjun Qian, Soo Jeon, Sohrab Sadeghi and Hyock-Ju Kwon, An Experimental and Numerical Study on Tactile Neuroimaging: A Novel Minimally Invasive Technique for Intraoperative Brain Imaging, The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, 14(2), 2018
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  • Moslem Sadeghi-Goughari, Soo Jeon, Hyock-Ju Kwon, Flutter instability of cantilevered carbon nanotubes caused by magnetic fluid flow subjected to a longitudinal magnetic field, Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 98(2018), 2018, 184 - 190
  • Bonghun Shin, Soo Jeon, Jeongwon Ryu and Hyock Ju Kwon, Elastography for Portable Ultrasound, Biomedical Engineering Letters, 8(1), 2018, 101 - 116
  • Moslem Sadeghi-Goughari, Soo Jeon and Hyock-Ju Kwon, Effects of Magnetic-Fluid Flow on Structural Instability of a Carbon Nanotube Conveying Nanoflow under a Longitudinal Magnetic Field, Physics Letters A, 381(35), 2018, 2898 - 2905
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  • Bonghun Shin, Soo Jeon, Jeongwon Ryu and Hyock-Ju Kwon, Compressed Sensing for Elastography in Portable Ultrasound, Ultrasonic Imaging, 39(6), 2017, 393 - 413
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  • Rogalsky, Allan and Kwon, Hyock Ju and Lee-Sullivan, Pearl, The Rheological Injectability of N-succinyl-chitosan Solutions, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2016
  • Shin, Bonghun and Gopaul, Darindra and Fienberg, Samantha and Kwon, Hyock Ju, Application of Eshelby’s Solution to Elastography for Diagnosis of Breast Cancer, Ultrasonic imaging, 38(2), 2016, 115 - 136
  • Shin, Bonghun and Kwon, Hyock-Ju and Han, Sang-Wook and Im, Chang Min, Fatigue life estimation of vertical probe needle for wafer probing, International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing, 16(12), 2015, 2509 - 2515
  • Jeong-woo Han, Soo Jeon, Hyock Ju Kwon, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, 07 2019, Hong Kong, 1586 - 1591
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  • Hyock Ju Kwon, Bonghun Shin, Ultrasound Elastography, Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering, Roger Narayan, , 613 manuscript pages

Graduate Studies