Intense Acoustic Noise: Blast Waves, Sonic Booms, and Jet Noise – Instructor Bio

Won Suk Ohm, Ph.D

Dr. Ohm is an associate professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. He received his B.S. in mechanical engineering and mathematics (minor) at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 1994, and M.S.E. (1997) and Ph.D. (2001) at the University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin). Following his graduate study at UT-Austin, he moved to Ottawa, Canada, to join the Institute for National Measurement Standards, National Research Council (NRC-INMS) as an NSERC Canadian Government Laboratory Visiting Fellow (2002-2004) and a guest researcher (2004-2005). Prior to joining the Yonsei faculty in 2008, he was a senior research engineer at Medison Co. Ltd., a diagnostic ultrasound company headquartered in Seoul, Korea. He conducts research in physical and engineering acoustics, in relation to such areas as noise control, sonars, nondestructive evaluation, and biomedical ultrasonics. He is a member of the Acoustical Society of America, the Korean Society for Noise and Vibration Engineering, and the Acoustical Society of Korea.