Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
PhD, Stanford University in Materials Science and Engineering (Minor in Mechanical Engineering)
M.S. at Stanford University in Materials Science and Engineering
B.S. at Seoul National University in Materials Science and Engineering
Computational material modeling, Fracture mechanics, Dislocation dynamics, Mechanical behaviors of crystalline materials.
Five Most Recent Journal Publications, Book Chapters, and Books
Ill Ryu, Wei Cai, William D. Nix, Huajian Gao, “Anisotropic size dependent plasticity in FCC micropillars under”, Journal of Minerals, Metallurgy and Materials (JOM). 1-8 (2015).
Ill Ryu, Wei Cai, William D. Nix, Huajian Gao, “Stochastic behaviors in plastic deformation of face-centered cubic micropillars governed by surface nucleation and truncated source operation”, Acta Materialia, 95, 176–183 (2015).
Ill Ryu, Seok Woo Lee, Yi Cui, William D. Nix, “Microscopic model for fracture of crystalline Si nanopillars during lithiation”, Journal of Power Source, 255, 274-282 (2014).
Ill Ryu, Wei Cai, William D. Nix, “Plasticity of BCC micro-pillars controlled by competition between dislocation multiplication and depletion”, Acta Materialia, 61, 3233-324 (2013).
Ill Ryu, Jang Wook Choi, Yi Cui, William D. Nix, "Size-dependent fracture of Si nanowire battery anodes", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 59, 1717-1730 (2011).
Major Honors and Awards
- Hyundai Global top talent forum, Best Presentation Awards (San Francisco, USA), 2014
- Outstanding Presentation Awards by young Researchers in ICF13 (Beijing, China), 2013
- NSF fellowship, NSF summer institute (Northwestern University, USA), 2010