Dr. Myeongsu (Kay) Kang
Dr. Myeongsu Kang passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 28, at his home. He was 38 years old. Dr. Kang was a member of the Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE) at the University of Maryland.
Dr. Kang received B.E. and M.S. degrees in computer engineering and information technology and a Ph.D. in electrical, electronics, and computer engineering from the University of Ulsan, South Korea. When he joined CALCE in September 2015, he brought expertise in data analytics, machine learning, system modeling, and statistics that he applied to research in prognostics and health management (PHM). Dr. Kang published more than 60 journal papers in the field of PHM and high-performance multimedia signal processing. He recently finished editing a book on electronics PHM that will be published shortly. He also developed and taught a course on PHM.
Kay is survived by his wife Yeoung-Seon and two sons, Matthew and Mark.