Kim Hyoungseop SeAh Chair Professor


About Lab.

We develop structural materials for excellent and reliable mechanical properties by microstructure design using experiments and simulation.

  • HS Kim, Y Estrin, MB Bush, Plastic deformation behaviour of fine-grained materials, Acta Materialia 48, 493-504
  • HS Kim, SI Hong, A model of the ductile–brittle transition of partially crystallized amorphous Al–Ni–Y alloys, Acta Materialia 47, 2059-2066
  • Y Estrin, HS Kim, FRN Nabarro, A comment on the role of Frank–Read sources in plasticity of nanomaterials, Acta Materialia 55, 6401-6407
  • MI Latypov, S Shin, BC De Cooman, HS Kim, Micromechanical finite element analysis of strain partitioning in multiphase medium manganese TWIP+ TRIP steel, Acta Materialia 108, 219-228
  • YH Jo, S Jung, WM Choi, SS Sohn, HS Kim, BJ Lee, NJ Kim, S Lee, Cryogenic strength improvement by utilizing room-temperature deformation twinning in a partially recrystallized VCrMnFeCoNi high-entropy alloy, Nature Communications 8, 15719
  • J Jung, JI Yoon, JG Kim, MI Latypov, JY Kim, HS Kim, Continuum understanding of twin formation near grain boundaries of FCC metals with low stacking fault energy, npj Computational Materials 3, 21​​

About Prof.


  • 2018-present : Professor, Graduate Institute for Ferrous Technology, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)
  • 2017-present : Vice President of Research and Industry Affair, POSTECH
  • 2015-present : Director, Center for High Entropy Alloy
  • 2008-present : Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)
  • 2005-2007, 2015-2017 : Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, USA.
  • 1995-2008 : Lectured, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Department of Metallurgical Engineering, Chungnam University
  • 1994-1995 : Principal Researcher, Institute for Advanced Engineering
  • 1992-1993 : Senior Researcher, Research Center, Dongbu Steel
  • 2010-present : Chief Review Board, National Research Foundation, Korean
  • 2012-present : Fellow, The Korean Academy of Science and Technology


  • 1992. Ph.D., Metallurgical Engineering, Seoul National University
  • 1988. M.S., Metallurgical Engineering, Seoul National University
  • 1986. B.S., Metallurgical Engineering, Seoul National University​

Major Research Areas

  • Physical metallurgy: mechanical behavior and deformation processing​
  • Metal forming plasticity: constitutive theory, modeling, FEM simulation: microstructure and mechanism-based​
  • High entropy alloy, Severe plastic deformation, Architectured materials​
  • Artificial intelligence, Machine learning​
  • Additive manufacturing (3D Printing)​

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