Byeongchan Lee Associate Professor
- Stanford University, 2005
- Materials Theory
Ph.D., Stanford University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, USA, 2005.03 M.S., Stanford University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, USA, 2001.04 B.S, Seoul National University, Department of Mechanical Design and Production Engineering, Korea, 1999.02
Associate Editor, Transactions of Korean Society of Mechanical Engineering, 2014 - present Associate Professor, Kyung Hee University, Korea, 2014 – present Assistant Professor, Kyung Hee University, Korea, 2008 - 2014 Postdoctoral Research Staff, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA, 2005 – 2008
G. W. Lee, Y. C. Cho, B. Lee, and K. F. Kelton, 2017, "Interfacial free energy and medium range order: Proof of an inverse of Frank’s hypothesis," Physical Review B, 95: 054202. B. Lee and G. W. Lee, 2016, " A liquid-liquid transition can exist in monatomic transition metals with a positive melting slope," Scientific Reports, 6: 35564.
Best Teaching Award in School of Engineering, Kyung Hee University, 2011 Best Paper Awards, Korean Society of Mechanical Engineering, 2009 A first-principles study of local structures and phase transitions in liquid metals, KRISS, 2017.02-2020.12 Atomic scale simulation of neutron irradiation damages in plasma facing materials of fusion reactor divertor, National Research Foundation of Korea, 2014.06-2017.05
The primary focus of my research is on microstructure-property relationship. Material properties are predominantly determined by their microstructures, and hence, understanding the formation of microstructures is critical in modern materials modeling and design, especially under extreme condition