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​

2016

2016/12: Conference (KSME)​

  •  ​​MELers attended KSME conference in Kangwonland and gave 4 talks.

  1. Anti-icing performance of oil-infused superhydrophobic surfaces (presented by Donghyun)

  2. ​Anti-Biofouling Performance on Micro/Nano-Engineered Metal Surfaces (presented by Kyounghwan)

  3. Water droplet impet on superhydrophobic mesh (presented by Seunggeol)

  4. Drop spreading on anisotropic structures during impact (presented by Jeonghoon)

2016/10: New patent 

  • Congratulations to Kyounghwan and Prof.Nam for registering new patent

  • #10-1653275: Method for patterning nitinol substrate

2016/08: Workshop (Samsung-KHU joint project workshop)

  • MEL attended Samsung-KHU joint research project workshop and presented new high power semiconductor (GPGPU) thermal management solutions. 

2016/07: Foreign Conference (HT/FE/ICNMM)

  • Seunggeol Ryu attended HT/FE/ICNMM conferences in Washington D.C, USA and gave 2 talks​​

  1. Water Penetration on Superhydrophobic Mesh during Drop Impact

  2. Heat and Mass Transfer Performance of Nanostructured Evaporator Wicks Combined with Porous Metal Liquid Supply Structures

2016/06: Conference (SAREK)

  • Junghun presents paper at SAREK 2016 summer conference in Pyeongchang and selected as excellent publication of session 9-B

2016/06: New Research Grant (Basic Research Laboratory)

  • MEL is selected as the Basic Research Laboratory by Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, and will receive 3+3 years of research funding.

  • Topic: BRL for Nanosurface-based electric energy conversion

2016/05: New patents  

  • Congratulations to Junghun, Dasol and Prof.Nam for registering new patents

  • #10-1608278: Manufacturing method of high efficiency copper oxide selective absorber fabricated with chemical oxidation

  • #10-1619388: Hybrid thermophotovoltaic system applicable for a wide range of radiation spectrum

​2016/04: Conference (KSME)​

  •  ​​MELers attended KSME conference in Yeosu and gave 2 talks.

  1. Influence of surface wettability on anti-icing performance of heat exchangers (presented by Donghyun)

  2. ​Performance Analysis of Nanostructured Cu-based Solar Thermal Absorber Surfaces (presented by Dasol)

2016/04: New Paper (Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group) ​

  • Congratulations to Donghyun and Junghun for a publication in the prestigious multidisciplinary journal Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group).

  • Title: The Effects of Surface Wettability on the Fog and Dew Moisture Harvesting Performance on Tubular Surfaces. Link​

2016/03: New Paper (Biofouling) ​

  • Congratulations to Kyunghwan and coauthors for a publication in the prestigious journal Biofouling (JCR top 3.8%)

  • Title: A superhydrophilic nitinol shape memory alloy with enhanced anti-biofouling and anti-corrosion properties . Link

2016/03: Foreign Conference (PRTEC 2016)

  • Seungtae and Junghun present at PRTEC 2016, Hawaii's Big Island, USA, March 13-17, 2016

2016/03: New Research Grant (LG Electronics)

  • MEL receives a research grant from the LG Electronics R&D center 

  • Topic: Lightweight thermal management solution for electric vehicles.

2016/01: Foreign Conference (MNHMT 2016)

  • Donghyun and Junghun present at MNHMT 2016, Biopilis, Singapore, January 4-6, 2016