Rey-Yie Fong

Also known as: PhD | A Passionate Physics-Informed Data-Driven Problem Solver

anomaly detection, diagnosis and prognosis (ADP), multi-sensor data fusion (MSDF), laser speckle interferometry (LSI), machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI), noise, vibration and harshness (NVH), analytics and data science, multiphysic simulation, acoustics, optical metrology, structural dynamics, damage inspection

A technical lead for more than 10 years expertise on sensing technologies, computer aided design/engineering (CAD/CAE) integration for systematic product design and multiphysics simulation from prototype to end product. With a demonstrated working history in electronic vehicle (EV), yacht/marine and aerospace/aviation (AA) industries. Specialties in physics-informed data-driven modeling (PDM), multi-sensor data fusion (MSDF), machine vision and perception (MVP), vision-based laser speckle interferometry (V-LSI), wave and vibration-based non-destructive damage inspection (WV-NDI), integrated system health management (ISHM), noise, vibration & harshness (NVH), multiphysics CAE, vehicle dynamics (VD)

2023 article

Vibration-based hidden damage imaging using stereo cameras with digital image correlation

Wang, S., Abbott, T. B., Fong, R.-Y., Xu, C., & Yuan, F.-G. (2023, August 30). STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL, Vol. 8.

By: S. Wang n, T. Abbott n, R. Fong n, C. Xu n & F. Yuan n

author keywords: Vibration-based damage detection; digital image correlation; operational deflection shape; continuous wavelet transform; modal curvature; wavelet transform mode shape curvature
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: August 30, 2023

2022 journal article

Hidden damage visualization using laser speckle photometry

NDT & E INTERNATIONAL, 131.

By: J. Welzen n, F. Yuan n & R. Fong n

Contributors: J. Welzen n, F. Yuan n & R. Fong n

author keywords: Laser speckle photometry; Barely visible impact damage; Mean squared error; Normalized cross correlation; Structural similarity index measure; Honeycomb composite panel; Optimized window size
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 26, 2022

2022 journal article

Phase estimation via riesz transform in laser speckle interferometry for large-area damage imaging

NDT & E INTERNATIONAL, 132.

By: R. Fong n & F. Yuan n

Contributors: R. Fong n & F. Yuan n

author keywords: Riesz transform; Log-gabor bandpass (bp) filter; Direct phase estimation (DPE); Shearography (SG); Barely visible impact damage (BVID)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 17, 2022

2021 article

An In-situ Real-time Hidden Damage Inspection on C-17 Globemaster III Composite Aileron using LSP Technique under Thermal Excitation

SENSORS AND SMART STRUCTURES TECHNOLOGIES FOR CIVIL, MECHANICAL, AND AEROSPACE SYSTEMS 2021, Vol. 11591.

By: R. Fong n & F. Yuan n

Contributors: R. Fong n & F. Yuan n

Event: SPIE

author keywords: BVID; non-destructive inspection; LSP; ADPNet; Riesz bp transform; hypercomplex domain; unsupervised image segmentation; FPGA; wavefield reconstruction; DIC
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 8, 2021

2021 article

Comparison of Image Correlation Algorithms for Hidden Damage Laser Speckle Photometry

SENSORS AND SMART STRUCTURES TECHNOLOGIES FOR CIVIL, MECHANICAL, AND AEROSPACE SYSTEMS 2021, Vol. 11591.

By: J. Welzen n, F. Yuan n & R. Fong n

Contributors: J. Welzen n, F. Yuan n & R. Fong n

Event: SPIE

TL;DR: LSP shows great promise as a real-time non-destructive inspection tool not only in the aerospace industry but also in industries such as additive manufacturing where defects are prevalent. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 8, 2021

2021 journal article

Real-time Inspection with Advanced Damage Processing Network (ADPNet) for Laser Speckle Interferometry (LSI) | Poster

Unpublished.

By: R. Fong, J. Grimes & G. Yuan

Contributors: R. Fong, J. Welzen & F. Yuan

Source: ORCID
Added: June 21, 2023

2021 article

Vibration-based Damage Imaging via High-Speed Cameras with 3D Digital Image Correlation using Wavelet Transform

SENSORS AND SMART STRUCTURES TECHNOLOGIES FOR CIVIL, MECHANICAL, AND AEROSPACE SYSTEMS 2021, Vol. 11591.

By: S. Wang n, R. Fong n & F. Yuan n

Contributors: S. Wang n, R. Fong n & F. Yuan n

Event: SPIE

author keywords: Vibration-based damage detection (VBDD); Digital image correlation (DIC); Continuous wavelet transform (CWT); Mode shape curvature (MSC); Modal curvature (MC); Operating deflection shape (ODS); WT-MSC/MC
TL;DR: A novel vision-based damage detection framework which can eliminate the sinusoidal shaker step along with a magnified, precise modal shape data especially for higher modes that typical DIC algorithm can hardly detect is presented. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 8, 2021

2021 thesis

Vision-based Large-area Damage Inspection via Ultrasonic Phase Estimation in Laser Speckle Interferometry

PhD Dissertation, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, North Carolina State ….

By: R. Fong

Source: ORCID
Added: June 21, 2023

2020 journal article

Recent Advances in Non-contact Full-field Damage Visualization for Composite Structures

By: F. Yuan & R. Fong

Source: ORCID
Added: June 21, 2023

2014 journal article

Demonstration Software Modeling Exercise Aids Taiwan’s Yachtbuilding Community

High-Performance Composites, 22(3), 68–69.

By: R. Fong, R. Tsai, Y. Lin & C. Ou

Source: ORCID
Added: June 21, 2023

2014 journal article

Finite Element Analysis Project Proposal

By: R. Fong & H. Chang

Source: ORCID
Added: June 21, 2023

2014 journal article

Finite Element Analysis Project Proposal for Yacht Hydrodynamic Quantification

By: R. Fong & H. Chang

Source: ORCID
Added: June 21, 2023

2014 journal article

Luxury Yacht Design Takes a New Tack

Maritime Reporter and Engineering News.

By: R. Fong, R. Tsai, Y. Lin & C. Ou

Source: ORCID
Added: June 21, 2023

2013 conference paper

High Performance Yacht Design with Abaqus

SIMULIA Community Conference.

By: R. Fong, R. Tsai, Y. Lin & C. Ou

Source: ORCID
Added: June 21, 2023

2012 conference paper

The Coupled Hydrodynamic and Structure Analysis of the Trans-Velocity Propellers in Inclined Shaft Conditions

Proceedings of the 26th Assian-Pacific Technical Exchange and Advisory Meeting on Marine Structure.

By: S. Chin, J. Hwang, J. Tu, K. Chang & R. Fong

Source: ORCID
Added: June 21, 2023

2011 conference paper

95' Planning Yacht Structure Strength and Stiffness Analysis

Abaqus Taiwan Users’ Conference.

By: C. Ou, R. Fong & Y. Lin

Source: ORCID
Added: June 21, 2023

2011 conference paper

A Comparison Study between ALE and SPH for Yacht Structure Design under Slamming Impact Loads

Abaqus Taiwan Users’ Conference.

By: R. Fong

Source: ORCID
Added: June 21, 2023

2010 conference paper

95' Planning Yacht Deck Structure Arrangement and Parameter Optimization

Abaqus Taiwan Users’ Conference.

By: Y. Lin & R. Fong

Source: ORCID
Added: June 21, 2023

2010 conference paper

Human Injury Evaluation on Production 125cc. Scooter under Side Slip Impact

Abaqus Taiwan Users’ Conference.

By: R. Fong & J. Cheng

Source: ORCID
Added: June 21, 2023

2009 thesis

Design and Failure Prediction of Insert for Composite Sandwich Structures

National Taiwan University.

By: R. Fong & J. Cheng

Source: ORCID
Added: June 21, 2023

2009 conference paper

Fuel Cell Stack Damage Evaluation for Hybrid Fuel Cell Scooter under Road Vibration Bumping Impact

Abaqus Taiwan Users’ Conference.

By: R. Fong & J. Cheng

Source: ORCID
Added: June 21, 2023

2009 conference paper

Inclination and Crash Analysis for Hybrid Fuel Cell Scooter

Abaqus Taiwan Users’ Conference.

By: R. Fong & J. Cheng

Source: ORCID
Added: June 21, 2023

2008 journal article

Cohesive Analysis and Applications for CADesigner

CADesigner, 117–125.

By: R. Fong & J. Chang

Source: ORCID
Added: June 21, 2023

2007 conference paper

Experimental Verification and Application for Cohesive Element

Abaqus Taiwan Users’ Conference.

By: R. Fong & J. Cheng

Source: ORCID
Added: June 21, 2023

Employment

Updated: February 8th, 2023 09:34

2022 - present

Applied Materials, Inc. Santa Clara, California, US
Physicist/Scientist Engineered Optics Team, Office of the CTO

2022 - 2022

Caterpillar Inc Peoria, IL, US
Mechanical Engineer III CPSS Team, Virtual Product Development Division

2021 - 2022

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Research Scientist Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

2015 - 2021

National Institute of Aerospace Hampton, VA, US
Research Assistant Integrated Structural Health Management Lab

2017 - 2017

Tesla Motors Inc Palo Alto, CA, US
Intern NVH, CAE and Testing

2013 - 2013

National Taiwan University Taipei, TW
Reserach Assistant Tiny Machine and Mechanics Laboratory (TiMMeL)

2012 - 2012

Simutech Solution Corp Taipei, TW
Application Engineer

2009 - 2012

United Ship Design and Development Center New Taipei City, TW
Deputy Engineer Research and Development

2005 - 2009

Formosun Power Research Center Taipei, TW
Group Lead Structure & Chassis Investigation

Education

Updated: July 6th, 2021 18:36

2014 - 2021

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
PhD Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

2020 - 2020

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA, US
Professional Education Certificate Machining Learning - From Data to Decisions

2018 - 2019

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA, US
MITx MicroMaster Statistics and Data Science

2007 - 2009

National Taiwan University Taipei, TW
Master Mechanical Engineering

2003 - 2007

National Taiwan University Taipei, TW
Bachelor Mechanical Engineering

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