Dae Won Kim

Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Engineering Department
Daytona College of Engineering
Daytona Beach campus

Areas of Expertise

Smart materials and structures, sensor development, structural health monitoring, adaptive structures

Dr. Daewon Kim is an Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University‚Äôs Daytona Beach campus. He holds both bachelors and masters degrees from Embry-Riddle and a doctorate degree from Virginia Tech. He is interested in smart materials and structural health monitoring. His research has focused on developing novel smart structures and damage diagnosis methods using intelligent materials and machine learning algorithms. He has worked on various research projects including laser based damage evaluation, vibration control, and morphing structures using smart actuators. He will be working on several research projects including sensor development, damage diagnosis using machine learning, soft robotics using smart materials, and morphing structures.


  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University