Dr. Shing-Chung "Josh" Wong

Dr. Shing-Chung

Title: Professor
Dept/Program: Mechanical Engineering/Biomedical Engineering
Office: ASEC 59 (Lab ASEC N. Tower 407, 15D, 58)
Phone: 330-972-8275
Email: swong@uakron.edu
Website: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=L_IkR24AAAAJ&hl=en
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Dr. Wong came to UA in the Mechanical Engineering Department in 2004. He was granted a joint appointment with the Biomedical Engineering Department in 2018. He is the Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Akron Ascent Innovations, a high tech adhesive manufacturer. Dr. Wong is currently the Co-Director of NSF IUCRC CenTiRe at the University of Akron. In 2007, Dr. Wong was the recipient of the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early CAREER Award.  He is an inventor of multiple, licensed patents and authored & co-authored book chapters, journals, and conference proceedings.  Dr. Wong is a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (elected 2014).


Composite and Adhesion Sciences, Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue, Composites and Soft Materials, Bio-inspired Advanced Manufacturing, Materials Science and Engineering, Biomaterials


  • Ph.D. in Engineering, University of Sydney 1999
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts 1995
  • B.S. in Engineering Physics, West Virginia Wesleyan College 1993


Deformation and Failure Analyses of Polymers and Soft Materials, Fundamentals of Processing and Mechanics of Composite Materials, Mechanical Behavior of Nanostructured Materials, Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering, Engineering Analysis, Tools