Hongjoo Rhee

Andrea Strzelec

Associate Professor and CAVS Associate Director

Office: 219 Carpenter
hrhee@me.msstate.edu
P 662.325.7307 (ME)
P 662.325.9221 (CAVS)

Education

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Michigan State University, 2005
M.S., Metallurgical Engineering, Inha University, South Korea, 1993
B.S., Metallurgical Engineering, Inha University, South Korea, 1991

Experience Record

  • Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, Aug. 2018 - Present.
  • Associate Research Professor, Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, Mississippi State University, Jul. 2015 - Aug. 2018.
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, Oct. 2010 - Aug. 2018.
  • Associate Director, Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, Mississippi State University, Jul. 2010 - Present.
  • Assistant Research Professor, Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, Mississippi State University, Sep. 2009 - Jun. 2015.
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, Mississippi State University, Jan. 2006 - Aug. 2009.
  • Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, May 2005 - Dec. 2005.
  • Research/Teaching Assistant, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Aug. 2000 - Dec. 2004.
  • Research Staff, Institute of Advanced Materials, Inha University, Sep. 1998 - Aug. 1999.
  • Assistant Manager, R&D Center for Metallurgy, Kia Steel Company, Jan. 1996 - Sep. 1998.
  • Research Staff, R&D Center for Metallurgy, Kia Steel Company, Dec. 1992 - Dec. 1995.
  • Research/Teaching Assistant, Department of Metallurgical Engineering, Mar. 1991 - Feb. 1993.

Specialty Areas

  • Steel alloy design and manufacturing process optimization
  • Next generation advanced high strength steels (AHSS) development
  • Bio-inspired materials design
  • Novel metal matrix metallic composites design
  • Multiscale chemistry-process-structure-property-performance relations characterization
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Lead-free solder joints characterization

Honors and Awards

  • 2011 StatePride Faculty Award, Mississippi State University
  • Outstanding Paper Award, 2007 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence
  • Outstanding Paper Award, Emerald Literati Club, 2004 Award for Excellence

Publications

Journal Publications:

  • J. Chen, B. Brazile, R. Prabhu, S.S. Patnaik, R. Bertucci, H. Rhee, M.F. Horstemeyer, Y. Hong, L.N. Williams, and J. Liao, “Quantitative analysis of tissue damage evolution in porcine liver with interrupted mechanical testing under tension, compression, and shear,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 140 (2018) 071010.
  • J.F. Deang, A.K. Persons, A.L. Oppedal, H. Rhee, R.D. Moser, and M.F. Horstemeyer, “Structure, property, and function of Sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus) teeth,” Archives of Oral Biology, 89 (2018) 1-8.
  • R.N. Yellakara, N. Kulkarni, J. Tripathy, A. Bader, J. Roach, J. Principe, H. Doude, and H. Rhee, “Development of dual-phase steel using non-peritectic carbon chemistry for thin-slab continuous casting compact strip production (CSP) steel mill,” Iron & Steel Technology, October (2017) 84-90.
  • N. Lee, L.N. Williams, S. Mun, H. Rhee, R. Prabhu, K.R. Bhattarai, and M.F. Horstemeyer, “Stress wave mitigation at suture interfaces,” Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, 3 (2017) 035025.
  • S.A. Brauer, W.R. Whittington, K.L. Johnson, B. Li, H. Rhee, P.G. Allison, C.K. Crane, and M.F. Horstemeyer, “Strain rate and stress state dependence of gray cast iron,” Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 139 (2017) 021013.
  • J.F. Deang, P.G. Allison, R. Prabhu, L.N. Williams, H. Rhee, W.R. Whittington, E.J. Perkins, S.M. Bruce, and M.F. Horstemeyer, “Constitutive behaviour of paddlefish (Polyodon spathula) cartilage,” Bioinspired, Biomimetic and Nanobiomaterials, 6 (2017) 236-243.
  • I. Aslam, B. Li, R.L. Martens, J.R. Goodwin, H.J. Rhee, and F. Goodwin, “Transmission electron microscopy characterization of the interfacial structure of a galvanized dual-phase steel,” Materials Characterization, 120 (2016) 63-68.
  • N. Lee, M.F. Horstemeyer, R. Prabhu, J. Liao, H. Rhee, Y. Hammi, R.D. Moser, and L.N. Williams, “The geometric effects of a woodpecker’s hyoid apparatus for stress wave mitigation,” Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 11 (2016) 066004.
  • J. Clemmer, R. Prabhu, J. Chen, E. Colebeck, L.B. Priddy, M. McCollum, B. Brazile, W. Whittington, J.L. Wardlaw, H. Rhee, M.F. Horstemeyer, L.N. Williams, and J. Liao, “Experimental observation of high strain rate responses of porcine brain, liver, and tendon,” Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, 16 (2016) 1650032.
  • H. Rhee, W.R. Whittington, A.L. Oppedal, A.R. Sherif, R.L. King, H.-J. Kim, and C. Lee, “Mechanical properties of novel aluminum metal matrix metallic composites: Application to overhead conductors,” Materials & Design, 88 (2015) 16-21.
  • H. Rhee, M.T. Tucker, W.R. Whittington, M.F. Horstemeyer, and H. Lim, “Structure-property responses of bio-inspired synthetic foams at low and high strain rates,” Science and Engineering of Composite Materials 22 (2015) 365-373.
  • H.-S. Kim, J.-W. Youn, and H. Rhee, “Development of combined tube drawing process for straight-type cowl cross bar of automobile,” International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing, 15 (2014) 2093-2099.
  • N. Lee, M.F. Horstemeyer, H. Rhee, B. Nabors, J. Liao, and L.N. Williams, “Hierarchical multiscale structure-property relationships of the red-bellied woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus) beak,” Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 11 (2014) 20140274.
  • K.L. Johnson, M.W. Trim, M.F. Horstemeyer, N. Lee, L.N. Williams, J. Liao, H. Rhee, and R. Prabhu, “Geometric effects on stress wave propagation,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 136 (2014) 021023.
  • W.R. Whittington, A.L. Oppedal, S. Turnage, Y. Hammi, H. Rhee, P.G. Allison, C.K. Crane, and M.F. Horstemeyer, “Capturing the effects of temperature, strain rate, and stress state on the plasticity and fracture of rolled homogeneous armor (RHA) steel,” Materials Science and Engineering A 594 (2014) 82-88.
  • E.M. El-Giar, M. Asle Zaeem, H. El Kadiri, R.S. Florea, H. Rhee, Y. Bienvenu, M. Dahmen, T. Malot, and M. Cherkaoui, “On laser welding of thin steel sheets,” Science and Technology of Welding and Joining, 17 (2012) 571-580.
  • R. Damiens, H. Rhee, Y. Hwang, S.J. Park, Y. Hammi, H. Lim, and M.F. Horstemeyer, “Compressive behavior of a turtle’s shell: Experiment, modeling, and simulation,” Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 6 (2012) 106-112.
  • S. Kim, S.-G. Kim, M.F. Horstemeyer, and H. Rhee, “The effects of vanadium on the strength of a bcc Fe S3(111)[1-10] grain boundary,” arXiv:1201.5915 (2012).
  • H. Rhee, M.F. Horstemeyer, and A. Ramsay, “A study on the structure and mechanical behavior of the Dasypus novemcinctusshell,” Materials Science and Engineering C 31 (2011) 363-369.
  • M.W. Trim, M.F. Hostemeyer, H. Rhee, H. El Kadiri, L.N. Williams, J. Liao, K.B. Walters, J. McKittrick, and S.J. Park, “The effects of water and microstructure on the mechanical properties of bighorn sheep (Ovis Canadensis) horn keratin,” Acta Biomaterialia, 7 (2011) 1228-1240.
  • H. Rhee, M.F. Horstemeyer, Y. Hwang, H. Lim, H. El Kadiri, and W. Trim, “A study on the structure andmechanical behavior of the Terrapene carolinacarapace: a pathway to design bio-inspired synthetic composites,” Materials Science and Engineering C 29 (2009) 2333-2339.
  • H. Rhee and K.N. Subramanian, “Roles of imposed cyclic strain amplitude and cyclic strain rate on the stress relaxation behavior of pre-strained eutectic Sn-3.5Ag solder joints,” Soldering and Surface Mount Technology, 18 (2006) 19-28.
  • H. Rhee, K.N. Subramanian, and A. Lee, “Role of imposed cyclic straining on the stress relaxation behavior of eutectic Sn-3.5Ag solder joints,” Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 16 (2005) 169-176.
  • H. Rhee, K.N. Subramanian, A. Lee, and J.G. Lee, “Mechanical characterization of Sn-3.5Ag solder joints at various temperatures,” Soldering and Surface Mount Technology, 15 (2003) 21-26.
  • J.P. Lucas, H. Rhee, F. Guo, and K.N. Subramanian, “Mechanical properties of intermetallic compounds associated with Pb-free solder joints using nanoindentation,” Journal of Electronic Materials, 32 (2003) 1375-1383.
  • H. Rhee and K.N. Subramanian, “Effects of pre-strain, rate of pre-strain, and temperature on the stress-relaxation behavior of eutectic Sn-3.5Ag solder joints,” Journal of Electronic Materials, 32 (2003) 1310-1316.
  • H. Rhee, F. Guo, J.G. Lee, K.C. Chen, and K.N. Subramanian, “Effect of intermetallic morphology at metallic particle/solder interface on mechanical properties of Sn-Ag solder joints,” Journal of Electronic Materials, 32 (2003) 1257-1264.
  • H. Rhee, J.P. Lucas, and K.N. Subramanian, “Micromechanical characterization of thermomechanically fatigued lead-free solder joints,” Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 13 (2002) 477-484.
  • H. Rhee, H.S. Kim, and S.S. Kim, “A study on the carburization of plasma sprayed WC-12wt%Co coatings,” Journal of the Korean Institute of Metals and Materials, 33 (1995) 640-646.

Conference Papers:

  • I. Aslam, B. Li, R. Martens, J. Goodwin, H. Rhee, M. Horstemeyer, and F. Goodwin, “Site-specific studies on the interfacial structures of galvanized dual phase steels,” Proceedings of characterization of minerals, metals, and materials 2016, TMS, Warrendale, PA (2016) 183-192.
  • L. Wang, H. Rhee, S. Felicelli, A.S. Sabau, and J. Berry, “Oxide film and porosity defects in magnesium alloy AZ91,” Proceedings of shaping casting: the third international symposium, TMS, Warrendale, PA (2009) 123-130.
  • L. Wang, H. Rhee, S. Felicelli, A.S. Sabau, and J. Berry, “Interdependence between cooling rate, microstructure, and porosity in Mg alloy AE42,” Proceedings of magnesium technology symposium, TMS, Warrendale, PA (2009) 249-253.
  • G. Potirniche, J. Middleton, B. Bain, H. El Kadiri, H. Rhee, T.N. Williams, P.T. Wang, and M.F. Horstemeyer, “A study of monotonic and cyclic properties of LENS fabricated 4140 and AISI4140 steel alloys,” Proceedings of materials processing and manufacturing division symposium, TMS, Warrendale, PA (2007) 129-138.