Hyungchul Yoon PhD
Hyungchul Yoon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Michigan Tech.
He received Ph.D. in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2016, focused on “Enabling Smart Cities: Post Disaster Response and Structural Health Monitoring”. His research interests include developing smart sensing technologies including smartphones and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for managing and monitoring civil infrastructure systems.
Dr. Yoon has participated in multiple projects on railroads, especially to monitor railroad bridges by measuring the vibration response under in-service loads using wireless sensors and cameras attached to UAVs. Project sponsors have included the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), American Association of Railroads (AAR), and Korea Railroad Research Institute (KRRI)