Yung C. Shin

Yung Shin

Donald A. and Nancy G. Roach Professor of Advanced Manufacturing

School of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University
585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088
Phone: +1 765 49-49775
FAX: +1 765 494 0539


  • B.S. Seoul National, '76
  • M.S. KAIST, '78
  • Ph.D. Wisconsin, '84

Research Interests

  • Laser-based manufacturing
  • Intelligent and adaptive control
  • Intelligent manufacturing systems
  • Advanced machining processes
  • Intelligent monitoring and diagnostics
  • Digital machining systems

Awards and Recognitions

  • GM faculty fellow, 1992-1995.
  • Listed in International Directory of Distinguished Leadership, 1994, 5th ed., American Biographical Institute.
  • Listed in Who's Who Among Asian Americans, 1994, Gale Research Inc.
  • Voted as Best Reviewer for ASME J. of Engineering for Industry, 1995.
  • Manufacturing LEAD excellence award, SME, 1997.
  • Voted as Best Reviewer for ASME J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering 2001.
  • Listed in Who’s Who in America, Science and Engineering, 5th Edition, MARQUIS.
  • Listed in Dictionary of International Biography, 28th Edition, March/April 2000, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England.
  • Listed in Who’s Who in America, 55th Edition, MARQUIS, 2001, 2006-2011.
  • Listed in WHO’S WHO of Professionals, 2001 ed., WHO’s WHO Historical Society.
  • Listed in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, MARQUIS WHO’S WHO, 2002-2003, 2005-2006 (8th), 2010.
  • Cambridge Who's Who, the 2010 Edition.
  • Best paper, nominated for the ASME, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 2004.
  • University Seeds of Excellence Award, 2005.
  • Best paper award in the session, The 3rd International Conference on Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Systems and Applications, Orlando, FL, July 20-23, 2006.
  • Blackall Machine Tool and Gage Award, the best paper award for the ASME Manufacturing Engineering Division, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, 2007.
  • Featured in the Technology Showcase for "World’s Best Technology." Ft. Worth/Dallas, TX on March 25-27, 2008.
  • Donald A. and Nancy G. Roach Endowed Chair Professor of Advanced Manufacturing, 2008- present.
  • Outstanding Achievement Award for the 2008 Indiana 21st Century Research & Technology Fund.
  • Finalist, 2009 MIRA Award.
  • Fellow, ASME, 2010.
  • Ten Select Publications

    Subrahmanya, N. and Shin, Y.C., "Constructive Training of Recurrent Neural Networks Using Hybrid Optimization", Neurocomputing, Vol. 73, Issues 13-15, August 2010, Pages 2624-2631. doi:10.1016/j.neucom.2010.05.012

    Cao, Y. and Shin, Y.C., "Shock Wave Propagation and Spallation Study in Laser Shock Peening", Trans. of the ASME, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Volume 132, Issue 4, 041005, October 2010. doi:10.1115/1.4002048

    Wen, S. and Shin, Y.C. "Modeling of Transport Phenomena During the Coaxial Laser Direct Deposition Process", Journal of Applied Physics, 108, 044908 (2010). doi:10.1063/1.3474655.

    Hu, W., Shin, Y.C. and King, G.B., "Energy Transport Analysis in Ultra-Short Pulse Laser Ablation through Combined Molecular Dynamics and Monte Carlo Simulation", Physical Review B, 82, 094111 (2010). DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.82.094111. Also published in October 2010 issue of Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science.

    Cao, Y., Shin, Y.C. and Wu, B., "A Parametric Study on Overlapping Laser Shock Peening of 4140 Steel via Modeling and Experiments", Trans. of the ASME, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Volume 132, Issue 6, December 2010, 061010. doi:10.1115/1.4002850

    Davis, T., Shin, Y.C. and Yao, B., "Observer-based Adaptive Robust Control of Friction Stir Welding Axial Force", IEEE-ASME Trans. on Mechatronics, in press, 2010. Doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2010.2071417

    Rao, B., Dandekar, C.R., and Shin, Y.C., "An Experimental and Numerical Study on the Face Milling of Ti-6Al-4V Alloy", Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 211 Feb. 2011, 294??? 304. doi:10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2010.10.002

    Xu, C. and Shin, Y.C., "A Self-tuning Multivariable Fuzzy Controller for General Multi-Input Multi-Output Nonlinear Systems", International Scientific Journal Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, in press. Doi: 10.1016/j.engappai.2010.10.021

    Dandekar, C.R. and Shin, Y.C., "Effect of Porosity on the Interface Behavior of an Al2O3- Aluminum Composite: A Molecular Dynamics Study", in press, Composites Science and Technology. Doi: 10.1016/j.compscitech.2010.11.029.

    Dandekar, C.R. and Shin, Y.C., "Molecular Dynamics Based Cohesive Zone Law for Describing Al-SiC Interface Mechanics", in press, Composites, Part A. 10.1016/j.compositesa.2010.12.005