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Taehun Lee

Associate Professor

School/Division

Grove School of Engineering

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Affiliated Departments

CUNY Energy Institute

Office

Steinman Hall ST - 250

p: (212 ) 650-6122

f: (212) 650-8013

e: thlee@ccny.cuny.edu

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  • Profile

    Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, City College of City University of New York, 1/2011–present

    Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, City College of City University of New York, 9/2006–12/2010

    Core Faculty, CUNY Energy Institute, 1/2010–present

    Guest Faculty, Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 10/2007–present

    J.H. Wilkinson Fellow, Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 8/2005–8/2006

    Postdoctoral Research Associate, IIHR–Hydroscience & Engineering, University of Iowa, 1/2005–7/2005

  • Education

    PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Iowa, 2004

    MS, Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, 1998

    BS, Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, 1996

  • Courses Taught

    Fluid Mechanics (ME35600)

    Advanced Fluid Mechanics (ME55600)

    Introduction to Numerical Methods (I1500)

    Computational Fluid Dynamics I & II (MEG4600 & MEG5000)

    Computational Modeling for Interfacial Transport (MEG4900)

  • Research Interests

    Lattice Boltzmann methods for interfacial transport

    Finite Element/Spectral Element methods

    Liquid slip on superhydrophobic surface

    Drop-on-demand inkjet printing

    Contact line dynamics in nucleate boiling

    Marangoni convection in liquid bridges under microgravity

    Gas-liquid two-phase flow in microchannels

    Buoyancy-induced intermittent flow phenomena in nuclear reactors

  • Publications

    (Selected publications)

    K. Connington and T. Lee, "Lattice Boltzmann Simulations of Forced Wetting of Drops on Superhydrophobic Surfaces," under review (2012)

    A. Fakhari and T. Lee, "Multiple-Relaxation-Time Lattice Boltzmann Method for Immiscible Fluids at High Reynolds Numbers," Phys. Rev. E 87: 023304 (2013)

    L. Amaya-Bower and T. Lee, "Numerical Simulation of Single Bubble Rising in Vertical and Inclined Square Channel using Lattice Boltzmann Method," Chem. Eng. Sci. 66: 935-952 (2011)

    M. Min and T. Lee, "A Spectral Element Discontinuous Galerkin Lattice Boltzmann Method for Nearly Incompressible Flows," J. Comput. Phys. 230: 245-259 (2011)

    T. Lee and L. Liu, "Lattice Boltzmann Simulations of Micron-scale Drop Impact on Dry Surfaces," J. Comput. Phys. 229: 8045-8063 (2010)

    L. Amaya-Bower and T. Lee, "Single Bubble Rising Dynamics for Moderate Reynolds Number using Lattice Boltzmann Method," Comput. Fluids 39: 1191–1207 (2010)

    T. Lee, "Effects of Incompressibility on the Elimination of Parasitic Currents in the Lattice Boltzmann Equation Method for Binary Fluids," Comput. Math. Appl. 58: 987-994 (2009)

    T. Lee and L. Liu, "Wall Boundary Conditions in the Lattice Boltzmann Equation Method for Nonideal Gases," Phys. Rev. E 78: 017702 (2008)

    T. Lee, C.-L. Lin, and L.-D. Chen, "A Lattice Boltzmann Algorithm for Calculation of the Laminar Jet Diffusion Flame," J. Comput. Phys. 215: 133-152 (2006)

    T. Lee and P.F. Fischer, "Eliminating Parasitic Currents in Lattice Boltzmann Equation Method for Non-ideal Gases," Phys. Rev. E 74: 046709 (2006)

    C.-L. Lin, H. Lee, T. Lee, and L. Weber, "A Level Set Characteristic Galerkin Finite Element Method for Free Surface Flows," Int. J. Numer. Meth. Fluids 49: 521-547 (2005)

    T. Lee and C.-L. Lin, "A Stable Discretization of the Lattice Boltzmann Equation Method for Simulation of Incompressible Two-Phase Flows at High Density Ratio," J. Comput. Phys. 206: 16-47 (2005)

    T. Lee and C.-L. Lin, "Rarefaction and Compressibility Effects of the Lattice Boltzmann Equation Method in a Gas Microchannel," Phys. Rev. E 71: 046706 (2005)

    T. Lee and C.-L. Lin, "An Eulerian Description of the Streaming Process in the Lattice Boltzmann Equation," J. Comput. Phys. 185: 445-471 (2003)

    T. Lee and C.-L. Lin, "A Characteristic Galerkin Method for Discrete Boltzmann Equation," J. Comput. Phys. 171: 336-356 (2001)

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