College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

Professor of Mechanical Engineering


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Wayne State University, 2000

Selected Recent Publications

  • B. Kang, "Dynamic Instability of a Spinning Thick Disk Under Nonconservative Traction," International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, in press, 2012.
  • B. Kang and C.H. Riedel, "On the Validity of Planar, Thick Curved Beam Models Derived with Respect to Centroidal and Neutral Axes," Wave Motion, 49, 1-23, 2012.
  • B. Kang and C.H. Riedel, "Coupling of In-Plane Flexural, Tangential, and Shear Wave Modes of a Curved Beam," ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 134(1), 011001-14, 2012.

Bongsu Kang

Academic Interests

Applied mechanics, dynamics, linear and nonlinear vibration, and elastic wave propagation