About the Author
Professor Yang-Hann Kim and Jung-Woo Choi; both of the Center for Noise and Vibration Control (NOVIC), Department of Mechanical Engineering, KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Engineering, Korea.Professor Kim gained his B.S. in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from Seoul National University, Korea, in 1977, and his Ph.D in Acoustics and Vibration in M.E. (O.E. Program), M.I.T., USA, in 1985. He has been working in the field of sound visualization and manipulation for more than 20 years, and has taught acoustics to undergraduate and graduate students. His research interests include Sound Visualization, Active Noise/Vibration Control, Sound Focusing, Structural Acoustics, and Duct Acoustics. He has written two books and contributed to numerous journals and conference papers. Professor Kim was awarded the Excellence Award in Teaching from Mechanical Engineering, KAIST (Dynamics, 2010). Professor Choi gained his Ph.D in Acoustics and Vibration in Mechanical Engineering from KAIST in 2005. He was Visiting Post-Doctoral Researcher Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR) at the University of Southampton, UK, in 2006, and worked as a Senior Engineer in the Acoustic and Sound Technology Lab., Samsung Electronics in 2011 before taking up his current post. Professor Choi's research interests include Sound Focusing, Sound Field Reproduction, Sound Visualization, and Active Noise/Vibration Control. He has written extensively on the topic in numerous journals and conference proceedings.