Educational Background

  • B.S., California Institute of Technology, 1999
  • M.S.E., University of Michigan, 2002
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2005

Research Interests


  • Mechanical Design
  • Senior Capstone Design
  • Intro Dynamics
  • Mechanism Design

Selected Publications

Kim, C.J., 2007, "Decomposition Strategies for Single-Input Single-Output and Dual-Input Single-Output Compliant Mechanisms", Proceedings of the 2007 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, DETC2007-35449.

Kim, C.J., Moon, Y.M., Kota, S., 2007, “Conceptual Synthesis of Compliant Mechanisms Utilizing Compliance and Stiffness Ellipsoids", Accepted for publication in the ASME Journal of Mechanical Design.

Kim, C.J., Kota, S., Moon, Y.M., 2006, "An Instant Center Approach Towards the Conceptual Synthesis of Compliant Mechanisms", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 128(3), pp. 542-550.


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