Dr. Isaac Hong is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at The Ohio State University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio State in 2019. Dr. Hong also serves as a faculty advisor within the Gear and Power Transmission Research Laboratory (GearLab) at OSU. His research focuses on novel methods to monitor and characterize structural integrity of power transmission machine elements. This includes developing theoretical models and experimental methods to define fatigue, dynamic response, and tribological characteristics of gears and bearings.