Hojae Yi, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Research Professor
Hojae Yi, Ph.D.
228 Agricultural Engineering Building
Shortlidge Road

University Park, PA 16802
Work Phone: 814-865-2807

Areas of Expertise

  • Engineering Mechanics of Materials; Characterization of Physical and Mechanical Properties of Agricultural and Biological Materials
  • Powder Mechanics; Storage, Conveying, Mixing, Size Reduction, Flow, Segregation, and Compaction of Particulate Materials
  • Mathematical/numerical modeling, simulation and analysis of mechanical behavior of particulate materials and biological materials
  • Applying mechanical engineering theories to the problems involving biological and particulate materials including renewable energy and consumer products


  1. August 2003 Ph. D. in Agricultural Engineering
  2. 1998-1999 Ph. D. Coursework in Agricultural Engineering
  3. 1996-1997 M.S. in Engineering. Dept. of Agricultural Engineering, Seoul National University.
  4. 1992-1995 B.A. in Agricultural Engineering, Dept. of Agricultural Engineering, Seoul National University

Research Interests

Biological Processing and Bioproducts

Biomass Handling and Processing

Mechanics of Food and Biological Materials

Mechanics of Particulate Materials