Kevin Kong


Kevin Kong joined the Center for Applied Biomechanics as a PhD student in September of 2016, after receiving his MSc and BEng in the UK. His recent work includes material characterization of an American Football Helmet as part of the National Football League (NFL) Numerical Crowdsourcing Consortium. He is currently working on characterization and Finite Element (FE) modeling of dermis and epidermis tissues for non-lethal weapon development.


  • BEng(Hons), Mechanical Engineering with Composites, Plymouth University, UK
  • MSc, Advanced Lightweight Structures and Impact, Cranfield University, UK

Selected Publications

  • Numerical modeling of the effect of using multi-explosives on the explosive forming of steel cones. Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 2016; 734, Part B – General Papers.

Research Interests

  • Dynamic Material Characterization and Constitutive Modeling
  • Computational/Finite Element Modeling
  • Soft tissues Biomechanics

Other Interests

  • Gaming
  • Traveling