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Kang, Bruce S.

Professor - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


Ph.D., University of Washington, 1987 
M.S., University of Washington, 1981 
B.S., National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan, 1976

Dr. Kang began his professional career as a Research and Teaching Assistant for the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Washington from 1979-1987. Since then, he has been at WVU, becoming a full professor in 2004. During that time, Dr. Kang has also acted as a Summer Faculty Research Participant in the High Temperature Materials Lab at ORNL in 1992.

Curriculum Vitae

Research Focus Areas

Advanced Materials

Research Interests

Stress analysis 
High Temperature Materials 
Fracture mechanics