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Patrick Kwon


Mechanical Engineering (ME), College of Engineering

Engineering Bldg, 428 S Shaw Ln Room 2440


Material issues in design and manufacturing; manufacturing processes; mechanical behavior of materials; microstructured and graded materials.


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley 1994

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1985

B.S.E. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan 1983


Awarded ARPA-E Project $961,954 2021

Michigan Campus Compact Faculty/Staff Community Service Awards (2006)

Withrow Teaching Excellence Award at MSU (2000)


Li, S., Sneller, A., Kwon, P., 2008, "Fabrication of Alumina/Zirconia Functionally Graded Material: From Optimization of Processing Parameters to Phenomenological Constitutive Models," Materials Science and Engineering A, in press.

Olortegui-Yume, J. and Kwon, P., 2007, "Tool Wear Mechanisms in Machining," International Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials, 2, 3/4, pp. 316-334.

Olortegui-Yume, J. and Kwon, P., 2007, "Crater Wear Evolution in Multilayer Coated Carbides during Machining Using Confocal Microscopy," Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 9, 1, pp. 47-60.