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Hyung D.


L.K. Downing Hall, Room 2024

Faculty Details

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Maryland, Mechanical Engineering, 2013
MS, Yonsei University, Mechanical Engineering, 2006
BS, Yonsei University, Mechanical Engineering, 2004

Subjects Taught: 

Introduction to CAD


Fiber optic sensors for multi-parameter sensing, optical sensors for biomedical applications, MEMS, polymer based nano/micro fabrication

Detailed Information

About Me: 

Dr. Hyung D. Bae received his B.S. M.S. degree in mechanical engineering of Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, in 2004 and 2006, respectively, and Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering of the University of Maryland in 2013. He was a Research Assistant of the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Maryland from 2013 to 2016. He joined Howard University as a faculty in 2016. He was a nominee of A. James Clark School of Engineering fellowship from the University of Maryland (2008–2011) and is one of the inventors of U.S. patent, “Ultra-miniature fiber-optic pressure sensor system and method of fabrication”. He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the Optical Society (OSA).


Representative Publications
J. Ma, M. Zhao, X. Huang, H. Bae, Y. Chen, M. Yu, "Low cost, high performance white-light fiber-optic hydrophone system with a trackable working point", Optics Express 24, 19008-19019 (2016)
J. Ma, X. Huang, H. Bae, Y. Zheng, C. Liu, M. Zhao, M. Yu, "Liquid Viscosity Measurement using a Vibrating Flexure Hinged Structure and a Fiber Optic Sensor", IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL 16, 5249-5258 (2016)
R. Ganye, Y. Chen, H. Liu, H. Bae, Z. Wen, M. Yu, "Characterization of wave physics in acoustic metamaterials using a fiber optic point detector" Applied Physics Letters 108, 261906 (2016)
Z. Zhang, Y. Chen, H. Liu, H. Bae, D. A. Olson, A. K. Gupta, M. Yu, "On-fiber plasmonic interferometer for multi-parameter sensing", Optics Express 23, 10732-10740 (2015)
Y. Chen, H. Liu, M. Reilly, H. Bae, M. Yu, "Enhanced acoustic sensing through wave compression and pressure amplification in anisotropic metamaterials", Nature communications 5 (2014)
H. T. Kim, H. Bae, Z. Zhang, A. Kusimo, M. Yu, "Optofluidic microvalve-on-a-chip with a surface plasmon-enhanced fiber optic microheater", Biomicrofluidics 8, 054126 (2014)
H. Bae, D. Yun, H. Liu, D. A. Olson, M. Yu, "Hybrid miniature Fabry–Perot sensor with dual optical cavities for simultaneous pressure and temperature measurements", Journal of Lightwave Technology 32, 1585-1593 (2014)
H. Bae, M. Yu, "Miniature Fabry-Perot pressure sensor created by using UV-molding process with an optical fiber based mold", Optics express 20, 14573-14583 (2012)
H. Bae, X. M. Zhang, H. Liu, M. Yu, "Miniature surface-mountable Fabry–Perot pressure sensor constructed with a 45 angled fiber", Optics letters 35 (10), 1701-1703 (2011)


Mechanical Engineering Professor Dr. Emmanuel Glakpe Named ASME Fellow

Fri, August, 25 2017

Dr. Emmanuel Glakpe, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been elected Fellow of ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) in April 2017, after being nominated by Dr. Nadir Yilmaz. Dr. Glakpe’s nomination was supported by ASME Fellows from within academia, industry and government positions.Read More >>

Mechanical Engineering Department Chair and Professor Dr. Nadir Yilmaz Named SAE International Fellow

Fri, August, 25 2017

SAE International announced that Professor Nadir Yilmaz was elected as a 2016-2017 SAE Fellow. Dr. Yilmaz was recognized during ceremonies at the WCX 17: SAE World Congress Experience in Detroit, Michigan on April 11, 2017.Read More >>


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