Dr. Kiho (Dan) Cho is a Research Associate under the supervision of Prof B. Gangadhara Prusty in the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at the University of New South Wales (UNSW)-Sydney. He received the B.S. degree in Mechanical Design Engineering in 2001 from the Chungnam National University, South Korea, Master degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2004 from the University of Colorado-Boulder, and Ph.D. degree in the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering in 2020 from the UNSW-Sydney. From 2004 to 2016, he had worked in a variety of aspect of mechanical technology engineering as a research engineer and a group leader in the Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials, LG Electronics Mobile Communications (South Korea and US), and Cowell Optic Electronics (China).
His current research activities cover a range of topics in the synthesis of multi-functionalised dental composites and characterization, development of new surface treatments on the various micro-/nano-fillers, and molecular dynamics study to design the optimised dental biomaterials so as to improve their mechanical and biological reliability.