Megumi Kawasaki, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Email: megumi.kawasaki@oregonstate.edu
Homepage: http://research.engr.oregonstate.edu/kawasaki

Education

May 2007     Ph.D. in Department of Materials Science,
                        University of Southern California, CA USA   

May 2004     M.S. in Department of Materials Science,
                        University of Southern California, CA USA

March 2002  B.Eng. in Metallurgy and Materials Science,
                        Osaka Prefecture University, Japan

Academic positions

September 2017 - present           Associate Professor 
                                                           School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, 
                                                           Oregon State University, OR USA

March 2015 - July 2017                Associate Professor
                                                            Division of Materials Science and Engineering,
                                                            Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea

March 2012 - March 2015            Assistant Professor
                                                            Division of Materials Science and Engineering,
                                                            Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea

August 2009 - December 2011      Research Assistant Professor
                                                            Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering,
                                                            University of Southern California

October 2007 - August 2009         Postdoctoral Research Associate
                                                            Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering,
                                                            University of Southern California

Other Academic positions

June 2017 - August 2017             Curtesy Professor
                                                          School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, 
                                                          Oregon State University, USA 

April 2013 - present                    Visiting Associate Professor
                                                          Department of Materials Science,
                                                          Osaka Prefecture University, Japan

July 2012 - May 2017                  Adjunct Research Associate Professor
                                                          Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering,
                                                          University of Southern California , USA

Academic honors and awards

  • July 2017 NanoSPD Young Researcher Award The 7th International Conference on Nanomaterials by Severe Plastic Deformation (NanoSPD7), Sydney, Australia (https://www.nanospd.org/News/News.htm)
  • April 2016 Early Career Award from the Korean Institute of Metals and Materials (KIM)
  • 2009-2010 Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Merit Scholarship for Postdoctoral Researchers, University of Southern California
  • March 2006 Winner of Silver Medal Award for oral presentation Fourth International Symposium on Ultrafine Grained Materials, TMS Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX
  • March 2004 Winner of Silver Medal Award for poster presentation Third International Symposium on Ultrafine Grained Materials, TMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC

Professional Services

  • Associate Editor, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials (STAM) (2017 Impact Factor: 4.787)
  • Member of Advisory Board, Advanced Engineering Materials (2017 Impact Factor: 2.576)
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Metals (2017 Impact Factor: 1.704) 
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Materials Science Forum
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Ultrafine Grained and Nanostructured Materials (Print ISSN 2423-6845, Online ISSN: 2423-6837) 
  • The Phase Transformation committee in TMS, member (2017-) 
  • Member of the International Advisory Board, International Conference of Superplasticity in Advanced Materials (ICSAM) 
  • Member of International Advisory Board, International conference of Processing & Manufacturing of Advanced Materials (THERMEC)

CURRENT MEMBERS

Graduate Students:

Jae-Kyung, Han (Ph.D student)
Email: hanja@oregonstate.edu
Office: Dearborn 5

Guang Yuan (Alex), Liang (M.S. student)
Email: liangg@oregonstate.edu
Office: Dearborn 311

Wenrui Zhan (M.S. student)
Email: Zhaowen@oregonstate.edu
Office: Dearborn 5

Undergraduate Research Assistants:

Wei Ruan (Major: Chemical Engineering, Minor: Materials Science)
Email: ruanw@oregonstate.edu

Taylor Herndon (Honors Degree Program, Major: Mechanical Engineering, Minor: Aerospace Engineering)
Email: herndont@oregonstate.edu