Dr. Namkyoung Lee joins CALCE as a Faculty Research Associate

Namkyoung LeeThe Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE) at the University of Maryland welcomes Dr. Namkyoung Lee as its newest Research Associate. Dr. Lee's expertise in data-driven prognostics and health management (PHM) systems for rotating machinery and automotive components will further strengthen CALCE's research capabilities.

Dr. Namkyoung Lee earned his B.S. degree in electronics from Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, in 2015, the M.S. degree in computer science from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Korea, in 2017, and the Ph.D. degree in reliability engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA, in 2023. Throughout his academic journey, Dr. Lee Mr. Lee was honored to be one of the winners of the Prognostics and Health Management Society Doctoral Symposium in 2019. He received the PREP Fellowship from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), under which he contributed to the development of NIST's smart machining tool by producing an algorithm that estimates the cutting force of a spindle to prevent chattering. He was also the recipient of the Marvin Roush scholarship in 2022.

Dr. Lee's research interests include the creation of interpretable AI-based PHM solutions for rotating machinery, and implementation of diagnostic and prognostic capabilities in electronic and electromechanical automotive systems. He has been involved in industry-sponsored projects where he analyzed the causes of the failure of electronic circuits and developed PHM methods to detect and predict failures in commercial and industrial products. Dr. Lee delivered several lectures about machine learning methods for diagnostics and prognostics at the University of Maryland and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He has reviewed papers for journals such as the International Journal of Prognostics and Health Management, Measurement, IEEE Transactions of Industrial Electronics, Industrial Informatics, and Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems.

As Dr. Lee assumes his role as a Research Associate, collaborative projects with fellow researchers at CALCE are already underway. His addition to the team is expected to facilitate groundbreaking advancements in the field of prognostics and health management.

For more information, please contact Dr. Michael H. Azarian.

Published August 1, 2023