Chang Soo Kim Ph.D.

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(414) 229-3085
Eng & Math Sciences 560
Associate Professor
Materials Science & Engineering


  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2004
  • M.S.,Metallurgical Engineering, Seoul National University (South Korea), 1999
  • B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, POSTECH (South Korea), 1997

Research Focus:

  • Multi-scale (nano, meso, and macro scales) computational materials science.
  • Drug delivery.
  • Structures in nano, bio materials.
  • Phase transformation.
  • Microstructure/Crystallography.
  • Structure-property relationships.
  • Surface/interface phenomena.


  • D.M. Saylor, J.E. Guyer, D. Wheeler, J.A. Warren, and C.-S. Kim, “Predicting Microstructure Development During Casting of Drug Eluting Coatings”, J. Control. Release, submitted
  • B.J. Dair, D.M. Saylor, T. Cargal, G. French, K. Kennedy, C.-S. Kim et al., “The Effect of Substrate Material on Silver Nanoparticle Antimicrobial Efficacy”, Nano Letters, submitted
  • M.K. McDermott, D.M. Saylor, R. Casas, B.J. Dair, J. Guo, C.-S. Kim, et al, “Microstructure and Elution of Tetracycline from Block Copolymer Coatings”, J. Pharm. Sci, 99 (2010) 2777-2785
  • C.-S. Kim, D.M. Saylor, M.K. McDermott, D.V. Patwardhan, and J.A. Warren, “Modeling Solvent Evaporation During the Manufacture of Controlled Drug Release Coatings and the Impact on Release Kinetics”, J. Biomed. Mater. Res. B, 90B (2009) 688-699
  • D.M. Saylor, C.S. Kim, D.V. Patwardhan, and J.A. Warren, “Modeling Microstructure Development and Release Kinetics in Controlled Drug Release Coatings”, J. Pharm. Sci., 98 (2008) 169-186
  • C.-S. Kim, T.R. Massa, G.S. Rohrer, “Interface Character Distributions in WC-Co Composites”, J. Amer. Ceram. Soc., 91 (2008)  996-1001
  • C.-S. Kim, D.M. Saylor, D.V. Patwardhan, "Modeling Structure Development of Release Behavior of Drug Embedded in Block Copolymer Matrices", Abstracts of Papers of the Amer. Chem. Soc., 235 (2008) 388-POLY
  • D.M. Saylor, C.-S. Kim, D.V. Patwardhan, and J.A. Warren, “Diffuse-Interaface Theory for Structure Formation and Release Behavior in Controlled Drug Release Systems”, Acta Biomater., 3 (2007) 851-864
  • H.M. Miller, C.-S. Kim, J. Gruber, V. Randle, and G.S. Rohrer, “Orientation Distribution of sigma-3 Grain Boundary Planes in Ni Before and After Grain Boundary Engineering”, Materials Science Forum, 558-559 (2007) 641-647
  • C.-S. Kim, T.R. Massa, and G.S. Rohrer, “Modeling the Influence of Orientation Texture on the Strength of WC-Co Composites”, J. Amer. Ceram. Soc., 90 (2007) 199-204
  • G.S. Rohrer, V. Randle, C.-S. Kim, and Y. Hu, “Changes in the Five-Parameter Grain Boundary Character Distribution in Alpha-Brass Brought about by Grain Boundary Engineering”, Acta Mater., 54 (2006) 4389-4402
  • C.-S. Kim, G.S. Rohrer, and A.D. Rollett, “Grain Boundary Planes: New Dimensions in the Grain Boundary Character Distribution”, Scripta Mater., 54 (2006) 1005-1009
  • K. Barmak, J. Kim, C.-S. Kim, G.S. Rohrer, and A.D. Rollett, et al., “Grain Boundary Energy and Grain Growth in Al films: Comparison of Experiments and Simulations”, Scripta Mater., 54 (2006) 1059-1063
  • C.-S. Kim, T.R. Massa and G.S. Rohrer, “Modeling the Relationship between Microstructural Features and the Strength of WC/Co composites”, Int. J. Ref. Hard. Mater., 24 (2006) 89-100
  • V. Randle, Y. Hu, G.S. Rohrer, and C.-S. Kim, “The Distribution of Misorientations and Grain Boundary Planes in Grain Boundary Engineered Brass”, Mater. Sci. Tech., 21 (2005) 1287-1292
  • K. Barmak, W.E. Archibald, J. Kim, C.-S. Kim, A.D. Rollett, G.S. Rohrer, S. Ta’asan, D. Kinderlehrer, “Gain Boundary Energy and Grain Growth in Highly-Textured Al Films and Foils: Experiment and Simulation”, ICOTOM14: Textures of Materials, Pts 1 and 2, 495-497 (2005) 1255-1260
  • T. Sano, C.-S. Kim, and G.S. Rohrer, “Shape Evolution of SrTiO3 Crystals During Coarsening in a Titania-Rich Liquid”, J. Amer. Ceram. Soc., 88 (2005) 993-996
  • G.S. Rohrer and C.-S. Kim, “The Influence of Singular Surfaces and Morphological Changes on Coarsening”, Zeitschrift fur Metallkunde, 96 (2005) 191-196
  • E.P. Gorzkowski, H.M. Chan, M.P. Harmer, T. Sano, C.-S. Kim, and G.S. Rohrer, “Changes in the Distribution of Interfaces in PMN- 35 mol% PT as a Function of Time”, Zeitschrift fur Metallkunde, 96 (2005) 207-210
  • C.-S. Kim, Y. Hu, G.S. Rohrer, and V. Randle, “Five-Parameter Grain Boundary Distribution in Grain Boundary Engineered Brass”, Scripta Mater., 52 (2005) 633-637
  • T.A. Bennett, C.-S. Kim, G.S. Rohrer and A.D. Rollett, “Five-Parameter Grain Boundary Character Distribution in Fe-1%Si”, Recrystallization and Grain Growth, Pts 1 and 2, 467-470 (2004) 727-732
  • C.-S. Kim and G.S. Rohrer, "Geometric and Crystallographic Characterization of WC Surfaces and Grain Boundaries in WC-Co Composites," Interface Science, 12 (2004) 19-27.
  • K.-H. Hong, C.-S. Kim, P.-R. Cha, and J.-K. Yoon, “A Numerical Analysis of Fluid Flow, Heat Transfer, and Solidification in the Bending-type Square Billet Continuous Casting Process”, Metal. Mater. Int., 8 (2002) 111-117.
  • D.Y. Sheng, C.-S. Kim, J.-K.Yoon, and T.C. Hsiao, “Water Model Study on Convection Pattern of Molten Steel Flow in Continuous Casting Tundish”, ISIJ Int., 38 (1998) 843-851