Prof. Dr. SUNGCHIL LEE

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering
Position: Program Coordinator 'Mechanical Engineering' / Professor of Mechanical Engineering
E-Mail: sungchillee@gmit.edu.mn
 

Since 2018     
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology (GMIT)
Modules teaching at GMIT: Engineering Mechanics I(Statics),  Engineering Mechanics II (Dynamics), Engineering Mechanics III (Mechanics of Material), Structural Durability & System Reliability 
2011 – 2017                         
Director of Strategy Planning Office, International University of Ulaanbaatar,  Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
2009 – 2010                       
Post-Doctoral Research Engineer, University of California, Irvine  California, United States
2004 – 2005                      
Research Engineer Korea Rural Community Corporation
2000 – 2004                      
Research Engineer, Bridge Structure Research Laboratory, The Research Institute of Engineering & Technology, Hanyang University, Ansan, Korea

  • “Development of road dust filter to be attached to public bus” Sponsored by Korea National Research Foundation, Nov. 2018  – Feb. 2019. Worked as PI
  • “UCI-Fyfe gypsum wall testing” Sponsored by Fyfe Co., Jan. 2010 – Dec. 2010. Performed cyclic test of gypsum wall reinforced with glass fiber reinforced polymer and analyzed test data
  • “Utilization of strong motion data for toll bridge damage assessment” Sponsored by CALTRANS, Jun. 2009-Dec. 2010. Participated in bridge column test in Univ. of Nevada, Reno; Applied IPV method for quick earthquake damage assessment 
  • “Long-term structural performance monitoring of bridges-Hardware maintenance and long term data collection and analysis” Sponsored by CALTRANS, Dec. 2009 – Dec. 2010. Inspected and upgraded monitoring hardware systems; Analyzed collected vibration data under traffic and seismic loads
  • “Determining the effective damping of highway bridges” Sponsored by CALTRANS, Jan. 2007 – Jul. 2009. Analyzed seismic nonlinear response of isolated bridges and soil-structure interaction; Identified bridge system using earthquake induced vibration data; Developed software to compute modal damping ratio; Suggested a consistent modal damping estimation method for Caltrans engineers 
  • “Long-term structural performance monitoring of bridges” Sponsored by CALTRANS, Sep. 2005  – Oct. 2006. Installed automated bridge health monitoring system and performed moving load analysis; Assessed bridge performance and identified bridge system utilizing recorded data; Developed damage detection algorithm based on artificial neural network
  • “Development of safety management system for watergate bridge in Saemangeum Area”, Sponsored by Korea Agricultural & Rural Infrastructure Corporation, Jul. 2003 – Sep. 2005. Analyzed off-shore bridge structure; Planned and implemented automated structural health monitoring system
  • “Development of life cycle cost analysis technique and system for cost-effective optimum design and economical maintenance of steel bridges”, Sponsored by Ministry of Construction and Transportation of Korea, Dec. 2002 – Dec. 2004. Developed economical maintenance strategy for steel bridges
  • “Assessment of the Olympic Grand Cable-Stayed Bridge and determining critical managing threshold for cable force”, Sponsored by SEUNGHWA ENC., Mar. 2002 – Jul. 2002. Analyzed the Olympic Grand Bridge, a cable-stayed bridge, for damage simulations; Computed cable tension force using acceleration data from cable; Suggested new threshold values of cable force based on structural reliability concept
  • “Field investigation of railroad bridges”, Sponsored by the Korea Railroad Research Institute, Sep. 2001 – Jan. 2002. Installed sensors, measured dynamic response data of railroad bridges; Analyzed recorded data for bridge safety assessment; Developed damage detection algorithm based on probabilistic neural network and genetic algorithm; Evaluated bridge performance for high-speed train transit
  • “Development of smart monitoring system for long-span bridge maintenance”, Sponsored by the Korea Science & Engineering Foundation, Sep. 2000 – Aug. 2002. Developed damage detection algorithm for cable-stayed bridges based on probabilistic neural network

International Journals
  • Yongje Lee, Sungchil Lee, Hun-Kyun Bae (2014) “Design of Jetty Piles Using Artificial Neural Networks,” The Scientific World Journal, Vol. 2014, Article ID 405401, 12 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/405401.
  • Hugo C. Gomez, Paul J. Fanning, Maria Q. Feng, Sungchil Lee (2011). “Testing and long-term monitoring of a curved concrete box girder bridge,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 33, pp. 2861-2869
  • Sungchil Lee, Maria Q. Feng, Seung-Joon Kwon, Seok-Hee Hong, (2011). “Equivalent Modal Damping of Short-Span Bridges Subjected to Strong Motion,” Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, Vol.16, Issue 2
  • Sungchil Lee, Maria Q. Feng, Seok-Hee Hong, and Young-Soo Chung, (2008). “Long-Term monitoring and Analysis of a Curved Concrete Box-Girder Bridge,” International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials, Vol.2, No.2, pp. 91-98
  • Hyo-Nam Cho, Young-Min Choi, Sungchil Lee and Choon-Kun Hur, (2004). “Damage Assessment of Cable Stayed Bridge Using Probabilistic Neural Network,” Structural Engineering and Mechanics. An International Journal, Vol.17, No.3-4, Techno-Press, pp.483-492
  • Hyo-Nam Cho, Young-Min Choi, Sungchil Lee, Kyoung-Koo Kang, Man-Yong Choi, (2004). “Critical Threshold Value for Monitoring & Management of Cable Tension Force in Cable Stayed Bridge,” Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 270-273, pp. 1977-1982
     
International Proceedings 
  • Masanobu Shinozuka, Sungchil Lee, Sehwan Kim, Pai H. Chou (2011). “Lessons from two field tests on pipeline damage detection using acceleration measurement,” April 2011, SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7983, DOI: 10.1117/12.880659
  • Hyo-Nam Cho, Sungchil Lee, Jong-Soon Lee, Dal-Soo Oh, (2004). “Structural Damage Detection Based on Probabilistic Neural Network Combined with Genetic Algorithm,” The US-Korea Joint Seminar/Workshop on Smart Structures Technologies, 1-3 Sep., Seoul, Korea
  • Hyo-Nam Cho, Sungchil Lee, Young-Min Choi, Yoon-Suk Choi, (2004). “Structural Damage Assessment by Combination of Probabilistic Neural Network and Artificial Neural Network,” The 5th Korea-Japan Seminar/Workshop on System Identification and Structural Health Monitoring, 30-31 Jan., Seoul, Korea, pp. 169-178
  • Hyo-Nam Cho, Young-Min Choi, Sungchil Lee, Kyoung-Koo Kang, and Man-Yong Choi (2003). “Reliability-Based Managing Criteria for Cable Tension Force in Cable-Stayed Bridges,” The 11th Asia and Pacific conference on Nondestructive Testing, 3-6 Nov., Jeju, Korea
  • Hyo-Nam Cho, Sungchil Lee, Dal-Soo Oh, and Yoon-Suk Choi, (2003). “Optimal Sensor Location for Structural Damage Assessment Based on PNN Combined with GA,” The Korea-Japan Joint Seminar on Steel Bridges, 5 Aug., Seoul, Korea
  • Sungchil Lee, Hyo-Nam Cho, Yoon-Koog Hwang, Kwang-Min Lee, (2003). “Practical Life-Cycle-Cost Effective Optimum Design of Steel Bridges,” The 3rd International IABMAS Workshop on LCC, 24-26 Mar., Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 235-251
  • Cheol-Jun Cha, Hyo-Nam Cho, Sungchil Lee, and Jong-Soon Lee, (2002). “Damage Identification Using Improved Damage Index Method,” SEWC, 9-12 Oct., Yokohama, Japan
  • Sungchil Lee, Hyo-Nam Cho, and Kyung-Koo Kang, (2002). “Probabilistic Neural Network-Based Damage Assessment of Cable-Stayed Bridges,” SEWC, 9-12 Oct., Yokohama, Japan
     
Domestic Journals (Korean)
  • Hyo-Nam Cho, Sungchil Lee, Kyoung-Koo Kang, and Dal-Soo Oh, (2003). “Damage Assessment of Plate Girder Railway Bridge Based on PNN,” Journal of Computational Structural Engineering Institute of Korea, Vol.16, No.3, pp. 229-236
  • Hyo-Nam Cho, Young-Min Choi, Sungchil Lee, and Kwang-Min Lee, (2003). “Structural Damage Assessment Based on Model Updating and Neural Network,” Journal of Korea Institute for Structural Maintenance Inspection, Vol.7, No.4, pp.121-128
  • Hyo-Nam Cho, Sungchil Lee, Jon-Soon Lee, and Jeongwon Hur, (2002). “Improved Damage Assessment Algorithm Using Limited Mode Shape,” Journal of Computational Structural Engineering Institute of Korea, Vol.15, No.1, pp. 127-136
  • Hyo-Nam Cho, Sungchil Lee, Choon-Kun Hur and Kyoung-Koo Kang, (2002). “Probabilistic Neural Network-Based Damage Assessment for Bridge Structures,” Journal of Korea Institute for Structural Maintenance Inspection, Vol.6, No.4, pp.169-179
Domestic Proceedings (Korean) 
  • Hyo-Nam Cho, Sungchil Lee, Dal-Soo Oh, and Yoon-Suk Choi, (2003). “Structural Damage Assessment Using Probability Distribution Model of Damage Patterns,” Computational Structural Engineering Institute of Korea, pp. 357-365, Spring, Seoul, Korea
  • Hyo-Nam Cho, Sungchil Lee, Dal-Soo Oh, Yoon-Suk Choi, (2002). “Structural Damage Assessment Using Neural Network as a Re-analyzer,” Korean Society of Steel Construction, Spring, pp. 80-86, Seoul, Korea
  • Hyo-Nam Cho, Sungchil Lee, Jon-Soon Lee, and Jeongwon Hur, (2001). “Structural Damage Estimation Using Improved Damage Index Method,” Korean Society of Civil Engineers, Fall, Seoul, Korea
  • Hyo-Nam Cho, Sungchil Lee, and Choon-Kun Hur, (2001). “Probabilistic Neural Network-Based Damage Assessment for Cable Stayed Bridges,” Korea Institute for Structural Maintenance Inspection, Fall, Seoul, Korea

2005  ̶  2009   
Ph.D. in Civil Engineering The University of California, Irvine, USA
1995  ̶  2000     
M.Sc. in Civil Engineering Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
1989  ̶  1994     
B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea