1. Professor

Professor Kyung Seop Han


Engineering Building 5-403








  • Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University - Materials Science and Engineering (1980)
  • M.S. Seoul National University - Metallurgical Engineering (1977)
  • B.S. Seoul National Univeristy - Metallurgical Engineering (1974)

Professional Career

  • New & Renewable Energy division, KETEP, Wind Energy Program Director(2009-2011.02)
  • Graduate School for Wind Energy, POSTECH, Head (2008-present)
  • Pohang Wind Energy Research (PoWER) Center, POSTECH, Head (2004-present)
  • Dean of Planning and International Affairs, POSTECH (2003-2007)
  • Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, POSTECH, Professor (1994-present)
  • Pohang Accelerator Laboratory, POSTECH, Division Head (1990-1994)
  • Dept. of Mechanical Eng., POSTECH, Associate Professor (1987-1994)
  • Dept. of Mech. and Aero.Eng., State University of New York-Buffalo, Assistant Professor (1982-1987)
  • Applied Superconductivity Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Project Associate (1979-1982)


  • President of Korean Wind Energy Association(KWEA)
  • Vice President of Korean Society for New and Renewable Energy(KSNRE)
  • Member of Korean Society for Composite Materials (KSCM)
  • Member of Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST)
  • Member of Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers (KSME)
  • Member of Korean Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences (KSAS)

Fields of Specialization

  • Fatigue, Fracture and Wear of Composite Materials 
  • Development of Functional Composite Materials
  • Processing of Metal Matrix Composites
  • Stress Analysis and Optimum Design of Composite Structures
  • Mechanical Properties of SMA Reinforced Smart Materials 
  • Damage Detection by using Optical Fiber
  • Computational Simulation of Composite Processing

Intellectual Properties

  • 한경섭,송정일,임태원,남현욱, "세라믹 예비성형체 제조장치 및 이를 이용한 세라믹 예비성형체의 제조방법", 한국, 특허, 등록번호 0311255 (2001.09.24)
  • 한경섭,송정일, "탄소혼합 세라믹 예비성형체의 건조방법", 한국, 특허, 등록번호 0307901 (2001.08.24).
  • 한경섭,정상준,장철순, "철도화차용 주차브레이크 시스템", 한국, 실용신안, 등록번호 0159541 (1999.07.29)