Youngsuk Nam Assistant Professor
- University of California, Los Angeles, 2010
- Multiscale energy transfer/conversion/storage
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Korea, 2006.10 M.S., Seoul National University, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering,Korea, 2001.02 B.S, Seoul National University, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Korea, 1999.02
Associate Professor, Kyung Hee University, Korea, 2016 - present Assistant Professor, Kyung Hee University, Korea, 2012-2015 Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010-2012 Senior Research, LG Electronics CTO R&D center, Korea, 2001 - 2006
• Water Penetration on a Superhydrophobic Mesh During a Drop Impact, Physical Review Letters, vol. 118, 014501 (2017). • A Radioisotope Thermophotovoltaic Converter with Nanophotonic Emitters and Filters,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 108, pp. 1115~1125 (2017). • The Effects of Surface Wettability on the Fog and Dew Moisture Harvesting Performance on Tubular Surfaces, Scientific Reports, vol. 6, 24276 (2016). • Droplet Coalescence on Water Repellent Surfaces," Soft Matter, vol.11, pp.154-160 (2015). • A Nanophotonic Solar Thermophotovoltaic Device," Nature Nanotechnology, vol. 9, pp. 126–130 (2014). • Solar Thermophotovoltaic Energy Conversion Systems with Two-Dimensional Tantalum Photonic Crystal Absorbers and Emitters," Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells,” vol. 122, pp. 287–296 (2014). • Nenad Miljkovic, Ryan Enright, Youngsuk Nam, Kenneth Lopez, Nicholas Dou, Jean Sack, and Evelyn Wang, "Jumping-Droplet-Enhanced Condensation on Scalable Superhydrophobic Nanostructured Surfaces," Nano Letters, vol.13(1), pp. 179-187 (2013).
Young Scientist Award, Korean Society Mechanical Engineering Thermal Division, 2015 Associate Editor, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 2016 - present Best Paper Award , Korean Society of Mechanical Engineering, 2017 Board member, Korean Society of Mechanical Engineering, 2015 Board member, Korean Society of Manufacturing Technology, 2015 Nanosurface-based electric energy conversion, NRF (BLR), 2016.06-2019.05 + Micro/Nano technology based energy conversion systems, NRF (BK21+), 2012.03-2019.02 Smart heat transfer surfaces with reversible wetting characteristics, NRF, 2015.05-2018.04 High energy density TPV battery for spacecrafts, NRF (SPACE), 2014.07-2019.06 Energy conversion/storage nanoenergy fabric, NRF (NANO), 2014.09-2017.06 + Thermal design for hybrid electric unmanned vehicles, TECHWIN, 2016.11~2017.10 + Ultralight cooling solutions for IGBTs and batteries of electric vehicles, LG, 2015.03-2017.02+ Advanced thermal packing for high heat flux semiconductors, SAMSUNG, 2015.01-2019.12 High efficiency condensers for next generation power-plants, DOOSAN, 2015.04-2017.09+ Anti-fouling surfaces for seawater power plant, KRISO, 2015.01-2019.12 Bio-oil based gas turbine combustion system, KETEP, 2015.12-2018.11
Micro/nanoscale heat and mass transfer phenomena, evaporation & condensation phenomena, novel nanosurfaces and thermal emitters, semiconductor/electric vehicle thermal management, thermophovoltaic and electrokinetic energy conversion