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Taehun Lee

Associate Professor


Grove School of Engineering


Mechanical Engineering

Affiliated Departments

CUNY Energy Institute


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  • Profile

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

    Associate Editor, Computers & Fluids, 9/2015–present

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

    Core Faculty, City University of New York (CUNY) Energy Institute, 1/2010–present

    Associated Faculty, Benjamin Levich Institute, City College of City University of New York, 9/2009–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, USA, 2004

    MS, Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, South Korea, 1998

    BS, Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, South Korea, 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

    KW Connington, M Miskin, T Lee, JF Morris, and H Jaeger, “Lattice Boltzmann Simulations of Particle-laden Liquid Bridges: Effect of Volume Fraction and Wettability,” Int J Multiphase Flow 76: 3246 (2015)

    MC Geier, A Fakhari, and T Lee, “Conservative Phase-field Lattice Boltzmann Equation for Interface Tracking,” Phys Rev E 91: 063309 (2015)

    KW Connington, T Lee, and JF Morris, “Interaction of Fluid Interfaces with Immersed Solid Particles using the Lattice Boltzmann Method,” J Comput Phys 283: 453–477 (2015)

    R Zhang, S Farokhirad, T Lee, and J Koplik, “Multiscale Liquid Drop Impact on Wettable and Textured Surfaces,” Phys Fluids 26: 082003 (2014)

    A Fakhari and T Lee, “A Finite Difference Lattice Boltzmann Model with a Block-structured Adaptive Mesh Refinement Technique,” Phys Rev E 89: 033310 (2014)

    S Patel, M Min, KC Uga, and T Lee, “Spectral-Element Discontinuous Galerkin Lattice Boltzmann Method for Simulating Natural Convection Heat Transfer in a Horizontal Concentric Annulus,” Computers Fluids 95: 197–209 (2014)

    KW Connington and T Lee, “Lattice Boltzmann Simulations of Forced Wetting of Drops on Superhydrophobic Surfaces,” J Comput Phys 250: 601–615 (2013)

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

    KE Wardle and T Lee, “Finite Element Lattice Boltzmann Simulations of Free Surface Flow in a Concentric Cylinder,” Comput Math Appl 65: 230–238 (2013)

    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)

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