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Young Jae Jang
Visiting Associate Professor


Contact Info:
200 Boston Avenue
Suite G810
Medford, MA 02155

Phone: 617-627-5888
Fax: 617-627-4760

Biography:
Young Jae Jang is currently an Associate Professor in the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea. His current research includes the stochastic modeling of complex systems; optimizations in transportation and logistics systems; and automated manufacturing system design. He has been involved in the KAIST On-Line Electric Vehicle (OLEV) project developing and commercializing the innovative wireless charging electric vehicle. The project was recognized as the 50 Best Innovations of 2010 by TIME Magazine. His role in the project is to develop the optimal energy management system to integrate the vehicle system to the road traffic network. He has been published numerous technical papers out of the OLEV technology. He is also strongly interested in education innovation. He has founded a KAIST LEGO System (KLS) Laboratory in 2013 from the support from the Department of Industrial and Systems and Education Innovation Center at KAIST.

Education:
PhD. Mechanical Engineering, MIT (2007)
MS. Mechanical Engineering/Operations Research, MIT (2001)
BS. Aerospace Engineering, Boston University (1997)

CEEO Responsibilities:
Visiting researcher

Research Interests:
Complex system design; AI based manufacturing; Education

Publications:
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