Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University,Canada (June 2009)
Thesis: " A DrawBend Friction Test Applied to Measurement and Modeling of Anisotropic Friction on Sheet Metal "
Advisor: Prof. Don R. Metzger & Prof. Mukesh K. Jain
M. S. in Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University,Canada (June 2002)
Thesis: “A Finite Element Study of FourPoint Bending Creep Tests”
Advisor: Prof. Don R. Metzger
B. S. in Mechanical Engineering, Korea University, Korea (February 1995) 
Computational Solid Mechanics, primarily using the Finite Element Method
Publications
Kim, Y. S., Jain, M. K., and Metzger, D. R., “Determination of PressureDependent Friction Coefficient from DrawBend Test and its Application to Cup Drawing”, International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture, vol.56, pp.6978, 2012
Metzger, D. R. and Kim, Y. S., “Second Order Errors Related to Geometric Nonlinearity in Explicit Central Difference Operator”, ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP v 2008, Nuclear Power Plant Renaissance; Change in Paradigm, 2008
Kim, Y. S., Jain, M. K., and Metzger, D. R., “Nonuniform Pressure Distribution in Drawbend friction test and a New Methodology to Determine Nonconstant Friction Coefficient from the Test”, ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP, v 2006, Pressure Vessel Technologies for the Global Community, 2006, 8p
Kim, Y. S., Metzger, D. R., and Jain, M. K., “A Finite Element Study on Contact Pressure Distribution in DrawBend Friction Test and its Effect on Friction Measurement”, Proceedings of the ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, PVP2005, vol. 2, pp. 315324, 2005
Metzger, D. R., and Kim, Y. S., “Simulation of Buckling Instability of a Large Deformation Twisting Operation”, ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP, v 482, Computer Technology and Applications, 2004, p 3338
Kim, Y. S., and Metzger, D. R., “A Finite Element Study of Friction Effect in FourPoint Bending Creep Test”, ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP, v 458, Computer Technology and Applications, 2003, p 99107
