Taehun Lee

Assistant Professor

Main Affiliation

Mechanical Engineering

Building

Steinman Hall

Office

250

Taehun Lee

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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