Mechanical Engineering

Dr. ChaBum Lee

    • Dr. ChaBum Lee
    • Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    • Office: Brown Hall (BRWN) 316
    • Phone: (931) 372-6169
    • Fax:(931) 372-6340
    • Address:
      • Brown Hall 316
      • 115 W. 10th Street
      • Cookeville, TN 38505

      ABOUT
      INTERESTS
      • Optical metrology: laser/grating/knife-edge interferometry
      • Precision instrumentations: atomic force microscopy/confocal microscopy/on-machine measurement system
      • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Efficiency Enhancement
      • Hybrid manufacturing processes: subtractive/additive/MEMS
      • Optomechatronics: sensors/actuators/control
      • CSmart materials and structures; piezoelectric/energy harvesting materials/flexure mechanism
      • Optical device design: diffractive optical devices/waveguides/light-concentrator

      EDUCATION

    • Ph.D. (Mechatronics), Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, 2012
    • M.S. (Mechatronics), Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, 2008
    • B.S. (Mechanical Engineering), Chung-Ang University, 2006

    WORK EXPERIENCE
    1. Research Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina, 02/2014~07/2015.
    2. Postdoc Associate at the University of South Carolina, 07/2013~02/2014.
    3. Senior Researcher at LG Display Corp., 02/2012~07/2013.

    RECENT PUBLICATIONS
    1. ChaBum Lee, Sun-Kyu Lee and Joshua A Tarbutton, “Positioning control effectiveness of optical knife edge displacement sensor-embedded monolithic precision stage,” Sens. Actuators A. 2015 (In print).
    2. ChaBum Lee and Joshua A Tarbutton, “Compliance and control characteristics of an additive manufactured-flexure stage,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 86(4) 045107 (2015).
    3. ChaBum Lee and Joshua A. Tarbutton, “Electric poling-assisted additive manufacturing process for PVDF polymer-based piezoelectric device applications,” Smart Mater. Struct., Vol. 23, 095044, 2014 (Featured*).
    4. ChaBum Lee, Sun-Kyu Lee and Joshua A. Tarbutton, “Novel design and sensitivity analysis of displacement measurement system utilizing knife edge diffraction for nanopositioning stages,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. Vol. 85, 095113, 2014.
    5. ChaBum Lee, “Design and fabrication of diffractive light-condensing micro optical device with 1D and 2D lamellar grating structures,” Intl. J. Manuf. Eng., Vol. 2014, 101823, 2014.
    6. ChaBum Lee, “Total internal reflection-based high efficiency grating design for a metal-free polarizing filter applications using hybrid optimization procedure,” Adv. Opt. Technol., Vol. 2014, 292010, 2014.
    7. ChaBum Lee and Sun-Kyu Lee, “Multi-degree-of-freedom motion error measurement in an ultraprecision machine using laser encoder–Review,” J. Mech. Sci. Technol., Vol. 27, No.1, pp. 141-152, 2013.
    8. ChaBum Lee, Gyu-Ha Kim and Sun-Kyu Lee, “Uncertainty investigation of grating interferometry in six Degree-of-freedom motion error measurements,” Int. J. Prec. Eng. Manuf., Vol. 13, No. 9, pp. 1509-1515, 2012.
    9. ChaBum Lee, Gyu-Ha Kim and Sun-Kyu Lee, “Design and construction of a single unit multi-function optical encoder for a six-degree-of-freedom motion error measurement in an ultraprecision linear stage,” Meas. Sci. Technol., Vol. 22, 105901, 2011.
    10. Jin-Ho Kang, ChaBum Lee, Jae-Young Joo and Sun-Kyu Lee, “Phase-locked loop based on machine surface topography measurement using lensed fibers,” Appl. Opt., Vol. 50, pp. 460-467, 2011.