Ching L. Ko, Ph.D.

Ching L. Ko, Ph.D. Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering Department
420 EC; (248) 370-2694; Fax: (248) 370-4261
ko@oakland.edu

Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1985 

  • Joined Oakland University in 1985
  • 1985 Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
  • 1981-82 Engineering Analyst, Division of Tranter, Inc., Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1981 Software Engineer, Burtek, Inc., Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1978-81 Systems Analyst, SPS Technologies-Automation Division, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Registered Professional Engineer (Oklahoma No. 13001, Michigan No. 34649)
  • Recipient of 1989 and 1990 NASA Summer Faculty Fellowship (Lewis Research Center)

Teaching

  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Fluid Mechanics

Research

  • Mechanics of Composite Materials and Structural Design
  • Finite-Element Analysis of the Metal-Forming Process
  • Computational Fluid Mechanics and Numerical Heat-Transfer Analysis
  • Vibration Analysis of Plate and Shell Structures
  • Hot-wire and LDA Measurements in Fluid Flows
  • Analytical Modeling of Fluid-Structure Interaction
  • Dynamics and Nonlinear Vibration
  • Impact Dynamics and Plasticity

Selected Publications

1. “Conjugate Heat Transfer Analysis of Laminar Pipe Flows with Convective
Boundary Conditions,” in preparation, International Journal of Heat and Mass
Transfer

2. “A Semi-Analytical Method and a Time-Dependent Finite Element Method
for the Vibration Analyses of Beams with Viscous Damping,” in preparation,
International Journal of Engineering Science