Changki Mo, Associate Professor

Changki Mo
Changki MoVCEA, SEAS, Associate Professor, Mechanical EngineeringFloyd 134J509-372-7296Curriculum Vitae
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, the University of Oklahoma, 1996
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering the University of Oklahoma, 1992
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Inha University, South Korea, 1983

Joined WSU Tri-Cities in 2010 from the University of Pittsburgh

Academic Interests


  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Dynamic Systems
  • Mechatronics
  • Mechanical System Design
  • Control Systems
  • Advanced Dynamics of Physical Systems
  • Vibration Control Systems


  • Vehicular and Structural Vibration Control
  • Smart Materials and Structures
    • Vibration-based Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting
    • MEMS Actuators and Sensors
    • Adaptive Structures using Shape Memory Polymers
  • Robotics and Automation
    • Mechatronic Systems
    • Agricultural Robotic Systems
    • Nondestructive Inspection Robotic Systems
  • Renewable Bio-nanomaterials
    • Thermal Characterization of Cellulose NanoCrystals (CNC)
Recent Publications
  • Ÿ Han, F., Mo, C., and Hao, H., “An Adaptive Hybrid Differential Evolution Algorithm for the Parameter Identification of Rotating Machinery,” In press, Journal of Vibration and Control,, 2017.
  • Karri, N. K. and Mo, C., “Reliable Thermoelectric Module Design under Opposing Requirements from the Structural and Thermoelectric Considerations,” In press, Journal of Electronic Materials,, 2017.
  • Wang, W., Lu, H., Mo, C., Yang, Z., Qiu, G., and Hohimer, C., “Experiments on the mechanical harvesting of litchis and its effects on litchi storage,” Transactions of the ASABE, Vol. 60(5), pp. 1529-1535, 2017.
  • Silwal, A., Davidson, J., Karkee, M., Mo, C., Zhang, Q. and Lewis, K., “Design, Integration, and Field Evaluation of a Robotic Apple Harvester,” Journal of Field Robotics, Vol. 34(6), pp. 1140-1159,, 2017.
  • Han, F., Guo, X., Mo, C., Gao, H., and Hou, P., “Parameter identification of nonlinear rotor-bearing system based on improved Kriging surrogate model and evolutionary algorithm,” Journal of Vibration and Control, Vol. 23(5), pp. 794-807, 2017.
  • Davidson, J., Silwal, A., Karkee, M., Mo, C., and Zhang, Q., “Hand Picking Dynamic Analysis for Undersensed Robotic Apple Harvesting,” Transactions of the ASABE, Vol. 59(4), pp. 745-758, 2016.
  • Balogun, O. A. and Mo, C., “Three-Dimensional Thermo-mechanical Viscoelastic Model for Shape Memory Polymers with Binding Factor,” Journal of Intelligent Material systems and Structures, Vol. 27(14), pp. 1908-1916, 2016.
  • Bankston, S. and Mo, C., “Geometry Modification of Flywheels and Its Effect on Energy Storage,” Energy Research Journal, Vol. 6(2), pp. 54-63, 2015.
  • Bagade, A., Mo, C., and Mazher, A. K., “Degradation of Power Generation Performance due to Effects of Various Ice Shapes and Accretions on Wind Turbine Blades,” Energy Research Journal, Vol. 6(2), pp. 42-53, 2015.
  • Snyder, J. and Mo, C., “A Study of Vibration Control of a Critical Lift Tower,” Journal of Vibration Analysis, Measurement, and Control, Vol. 2(1), pp. 41-56, 2014.
  • Hanson, D. and Mo, C., “Monitoring Cattle Motion using 3-axis Accelerometer and GPS Data,” Journal of Research in Agriculture and Animal Science, Vol. 2(10), pp. 1-8, 2014.
  • Davidson, J. R. and Mo, C., “Recent Advances in Energy Harvesting Technologies for Structural Health Monitoring Applications,” Smart Materials Research, Vol. 2014, 410314 (14pp), 2014.
  • Balogun, O. A. and Mo, C., “Shape Memory Polymers: Three-Dimensional Isotropic Modeling,” Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 23(4), 045008 (7pp), 2014.
  • Mo, C., Davidson, J. R., and Clark, W. W., “Energy Harvesting with Piezoelectric Circular Membranes under Pressure Loading,” Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 23(4), 045005 (7pp), 2014.
  • Balogun, O. A., Mo, C., and Mazher, A. K., “Exergy Analysis of Gas Turbine-Burner Engine,” Int. J. of Scientific & Technology Research, Vol. 3(1), pp. 62-67, 2014.
  • Davidson, J. R. and Mo, C., “Energy Harvesting with Frequency Tuning for Ventilation System Monitoring,” Inter. J. of Engineering, Science and Innovative Technology, Vol. 2(5), pp. 114-124, 2013.
  • Mo, C., Arnold, D., Kinsel, W., and Clark, W. W., “Modeling and Experimental Validation of Unimorph PZT Cymbal Design in Energy Harvesting,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 24(7), pp. 828-836, 2013.

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