2018

2018/04 : New paper (Soft Matter)

  • Congratulations to Jeonghoon, Seunggeol and coauthors for a publication in the prestigious surface science journal Soft Matter.

  • Title: Anisotropic drop spreading on superhydrophobic grates during drop impact. Link

2018/04 : Conference (KSME)

  • MELers attended KSME spring conference in Jeju and gave 5 talks

  1. Condensation performance of lubricant-impregnated surfaces (LIS) at high supersaturations (presented by Donghyun)

  2. Bio-inspired thermal management solution for multi IGBT modules of EV/HEV Inverters (presented by Seokkan)

  3. Performance improvement factor of multi heat sources cooling module combining plenum manifold structure and porous material (presented by Jooyoung)

  4. Comparison of optical characteristics between tungsten nanorod and nanohole emitter for thermophotovoltaic system (presented by Kyungjun)

  5. Experimental investigation of spray cooling using periodic management on micro/nano surfaces (presented by Byungyun)

2018/04: Conference (KMEMS 2018)

  • Jeonghoon attended KMEMS 2018 conference in Jeju and gave 1 talk.

  • Topic: Enhanced electrokinetic energy conversion using ionic diode phenomena in Nafion membrane.

2018/03: Foreign Conference (ICBCHT 2018)

  • Jaehwan attended ICBCHT 2018 conference in Japan and presented following topic.

  • Topic: Condensation Heat Transfer Performance of Scalable Cerium Oxide Nanostructured Surfaces

2018/03: Foreign Conference (Surfcoat Korea 2018)

  • Seungtae attended Surfcoat Korea 2018 conference in Songdo Convensia and gave 1 talk.

  • Topic: Prediction Model for Oil-water Separation Based on Membranes with Special Wettability.

2017

2017/11: Conference (KSCFE)​

  •  ​​MELers attended KSCFE conference in Seoul National University of Science and Technology and gave 1 talk.

  1. Performance Analysis of Compact IGBT Cooling Module in EV/HEV applications (presented by Seokkan Ki)

2017/11: Conference (KSME)​

  •  ​​MELers attended KSME conference in ICC Jeju and gave 3 talks.

  1. Condensation behavior and heat transfer performance depending on the uniformity of hydrophobic coatings (presented by Donghyun)

  2. Compact liquid cooling system for multiple high power IGBT modules in EV/HEV applications (presented by Seokkan)

  3. Study of direct liquid supply between evaporator and condenser for micro heat spreader (presented by Seunggeol)

2017/09: Foreign Conference (The 11th International Symposium on Green Energy)​

  • Jeonghoon attended The 11th International Symposium on Green Energy in Suwon and presented following topic.

  • Topic: Ionic diode phenomena in Nafion membranes with asymmetric opening size.

  • Congratulations to Jeonghoon for receiving the “Outstanding Research Presentation Award” from the 11th Internafional Symposium on Green Energy.

2017/08: Foreign Conference (ICNMM 2017)

  • Seunggeol attended ICNMM 2017 conference in Cambridge, MA, USA and presented following topic.

  • Topic: Study of direct liquid supply between evaporator and condenser for micro heat spreaders.

2017/06: New Grant (International Collaboration with MIT and KETI)

  •  MEL receives International Energy Collaboration research grant from Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy with MIT and KETI 

  •  Topic: Thermal radiation engineering using nanostructures for high efficiency energy applications

2017/06: New Grant (Space Core Technology Program)

  •  MEL successfully renewed the 2nd phase of space core technology program grant from National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) 

  •  Topic: High energy density radioisotope thermophotovoltaic battery for space applications 

2017/06: New Paper (International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer)​

  • Congratulations to Donghyun, Seungtae and coauthors for a publication in the prestigious heat transfer journal International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer.

  • Title: Dynamic heat transfer analysis of condensed droplets growing and coalescing on water repellent surfaces. Link

2017/06: New Paper (Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells)​

  • Congratulations to Dasol, Junghun and coauthors for a publication in the prestigious solar energy journal Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells.

  • Title: Absorption mechanism and performance characterization of CuO nanostructured absorbers. Link

2017/06: Award (Outstanding Research Presentation Award)​

  • Congratulations to Dasol for receiving the “Outstanding Research Presentation Award” from the Korean Society of Mechanical Engineering  (KSME).

2017/05: Conference (KSME)​

  •  ​​MELers attended KSME conference in Bexco and gave 5 talks.

  1. Condensation heat transfer performance of nano-engineered titanium condensers at a wide range of supersaturation level (presented by Donghyun)

  2. Condensation heat transfer performance of ceria coated surfaces (presented by Jaehwan)

  3. Fabrication and Characterization of the Heat Transfer and Capillary Performance of Al based Microposts (presented by Soosik)

  4. Performance Analysis of Membrane-based Oil-Water Separation (presented by Seungtae)

  5. Droplet impact on SHPo curved surfaces (presented by Jeonghoon)

2017/04: Foreign Conference (TPTPR 2017)​

  • Donghyun attended TPTPR 2017 conference in seoul and presented following topic.

  • Topic: Enhanced condensation heat transfer at a wide range of supersaturation level.

2017/03: Foreign Conference (SurfCoat 2017)​

  • Kyounghwan attended SurfCoat 2017 conference in Incheon and presented following topic.

  • Topic: Performance of Anti-Biofouling Barriers on Nano-Engineered Metal Surfaces.

2017/03: Foreign Conference (ACTS 2017)​

  • Donghyun attended ACTS 2017 conference in jeju and presented following topic.

  • Topic: Condensation Frosting Performance of Water-repellent Surfaces.

2017/01: New Grant (Hanwha Techwin) ​

  • MEL receives new research grant from the Hanwha Techwin. 

  • Topic: Compact thermal management for high power hybrid electric unmanned vehicle.

2017/01: Foreign Conference (Gordon Research Conference, TX, USA)

  • MEL attended GRC: Micro & Nanoscale Phase Change Heat Transfer conference and presented following topic.  

  • Topic: Nanoengineered anti-frosting heat exchangers .

2017/01: New Grant (KRISO)

  •  MEL receives three years of extended research funding from Korea Research Institute of Ships and  Ocean Engineering (KRISO).

  •  Topic: Nanoengineered passive&active antifouling surfaces for power plant applications.

2017/01: New Paper (International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer)

  • Congratulations to Seunggeol, Jeonghoon and coauthors for a publication in the prestigious heat transfer journal International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer

  • Title: Enhanced Heat Transfer using Metal Foam Liquid Supply Layers for Micro Heat Spreaders. Link

2017/01: New Paper (International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer)

  • Congratulations to Junghun and coauthors for a publication in the prestigious heat transfer journal International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer.

  • Title: A radioisotope thermophotovoltaic converter with nanophotonic emitters and filters. Link

2017/01: New Paper (Physical Review Letters) ​

  • Congratulations to Seunggeol and coauthors for a publication in the prestigious physics journal Physical Review Letters.

  • Title: Water penetration on a superhydrophobic mesh during a drop impact. Link​

2017/01: New Paper (Micromachines) ​

  • Congratulations to Prof.Nam and coauthor for a publication in the journal Micromachines.

  • Title: Single-Sided Digital Microfluidics for Effective Liquid Delivery and Enhanced Two-Phase Heat Transfer. Link​