Extreme-scale mechanical engineering research ranging from nanometer-scale materials design to ocean-scale fluid dynamics


  1. Research Interests
    • Micro-/nano-scale and multi-scale physics and simulations
    • Design & fabrication of meta-materials with extreme material properties
    • Development of flexible micro-/nano-devices and systems
    • Opto-fluid-flexible body interaction and nature-inspried fluid mechanics
    • High-performance lasers and laser-based precision engineering
    • Complex fluid phenomena at the air-ocean-land interfaces
  2. Major Equipments
    • Micro fabrication center, AFM
    • Nano-indenter, Fe-SEM
    • 3D Optical coherence measurement equipments
    • Nano operating system
    • High speed high resolution confocal laser scanning microscope
    • Polarization-maintaining splicer
    • High performance parallel computing cluster
    • Black CSR-SR Spectroradiometer, Wire-Bonder, RIE, E-beam evaporator
  3. Recent Publications
    • Gweon, Dae-Gab, A six-degree-of- freedom magnetic levitation fine stage for a high-precision and high-acceleration dual-servo stage, Smart materials and structures (2015)
    • Gweon, Dae-Gab, Development of a Novel Spherical Actuator with Two Degrees of Freedom, IEEE-ASME Transactions ON Mechatronics (2015)
    • Gweon, Dae-Gab, Multimodal confocal hyperspectral imaging microscopy with wavelength sweeping source, Measurement science and technology (2015)
    • Gweon, Dae-Gab, High speed 3D surface profile without axial scanning: dual-detection confocal reflectance microscopy, Measurement sicence and technology (2014)
    • Gweon, Dae-Gab, Fiber-optics raster scanning two-photon endomicroscope using a tubular piezoelectric actuator, Journal of Biomedical Optics (2014)
    • Kim, Sung Yong, Resonant ocean current responses driven by coastal winds near the critical latitude, Geophys. Res. Lett. (2014)
    • Kim, Sung Yong, Influence of varying upper ocean stratification on coastal near-inertial currents, J. Geophys. Res. (2015)
    • Kim, Sung Yong, Evaluation of directly wind-coherent near-inertial surface currents off Oregon using a statistical parameterization and analytical and numerical models, J. Geophys. Res. (2014)
    • Kim, Sung Yong, A statistical description on the wind-coherent responses of sea surface heights off the U.S. West Coast, Ocean Dyn. (2014)
    • Kim, Sung Yong, Quality assessment techniques applied to surface radial velocity maps obtained from high-frequency radars, J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech. (2015)
    • Kim, Sung Yong, Coastal ocean climatology of temperature and salinity off the Southern California Bight: Seasonal variability, climate index correlation, and linear trend, Prog. Oceanogr. (2015)
    • Kim, Seung-Woo, Repetition rate multiplication of femtosecond light pulses using a phase-locked all-pass fiber resonator, Optics Express (2015)
    • Kim, Seung-Woo, Absolute positioning by multi-wavelength interferometry referenced to the frequency comb of a femtosecond laser, Optics Express (2015)
    • Kim, Seung-Woo, Measurement technologies for precision positioning, CIRP Annals ? Manufacturing Technology (2015)
    • Kim, Seung-Woo, Parallel determination of absolute distances to multiple targets by time-of-flight measurement using femtosecond light pulses, Optics Express (2015)
    • Kim, Seung-Woo, Real-time compensation of the refractive index of air in distance measurement, Optics Express (2015)
    • Kim, Seung-Woo, Fourier-transform spectroscopy using an Er-doped fiber femtosecond laser by sweeping the pulse repetiton rate, Scientific Reports (2015)
    • Kim, Jungwon, All-fibre photonic signal generator for attosecond timing and ultralow noise microwave, Scientific Reports (2015)
    • Kim, Jungwon, 5-fs laser-electron synchronization for pump-probe crystallography and diffraction, Physical Review Applied (2015)
    • Kim, Jungwon, 300-MHz repetition rate, all-fiber, femtosecond laser mode-locked by planar lightwave circuit based saturable absorber, Optics Express (2015)
    • Kim, Jungwon, Characterization and analysis of timing jitter in normal dispersion mode-locked Er-fiber lasers with intra-cavity filtering, Optics Express (2015)
    • Kim, Jungwon, Characterization of timing jitter spectra in free-running mode-locked lasers with 340 dB dynamic range over 10 decades of Fourier frequency, Optics Letters (2015)
    • Kim, Jungwon, Few femtosecond resolution characterization and suppression of excess timing jitter and drift in indoor atmospheric frequency comb transfer, Optics Express (2014)
    • Min, Bumki, Optical Activity Enhanced by Strong Inter-molecular Coupling in Planar Chiral Metamaterials, Scientific Reports (2014)
    • Min, Bumki, Nondispersive optical activity of meshed helical metamaterials, Nature Communications (2014)
    • Min, Bumki, THz near-field spectral encoding imaging using a rainbow metasurface, Scientific Reports (2015)
    • Min, Bumki, Photoinduced Nonlinear Mixing of Terahertz Dipole Resonances in Graphene Metadevices, Advanced Materials (2015)
    • Park, Inkyu, Strong localized surface plasmon resonance effects of Ag/TiO2 core-shell nanowire arrays in UV and visible light for photocatalytic activity, Nanoscale (2014)
    • Park, Inkyu, Highly stretchable and sensitive strain sensor based on silver nanowire-elastomer nanocomposite, ACS Nano (2014)
    • Park, Inkyu, Ag@Ni core-shell nanowire network for robust transparent electrodes against oxidation and sulfurization, Small (2014)
    • Park, Inkyu, Fabrication of heterogeneous nanomaterial array by programmable heating and chemical supply within microfluidic platform, Sci. Rep. (2015)
    • Park, Inkyu, Focused energy field (FEF) method for the localized synthesis and direct integration of 1D nanomaterials on microelectronic devices, Adv. Mater. (2015)
    • Park, Inkyu, Multiplexed gas sensor based on hetero- geneous metal oxide nanomaterial array enabled by localized liquid-phase reaction, ACS Appl. Mater. Inter. (2015)
    • Park, Inkyu, Rapid, high-throughput and direct molecular beacon delivery to human cancer cells using a nanowire-incorporated and pneumatic pressure-driven microdevice, Small (2015)
    • Sung, Hyung Jin, Simulation of swimming oblate jellyfish with a paddling-based locomotion, Journal of Fluid Mechanics (2014)
    • Sung, Hyung Jin, Lateral migration of a microdroplet under optical forces in a uniform flow, Physics of Fluids (2014)
    • Sung, Hyung Jin, Actively flapping tandem flexible flags in a viscous flow, Journal of Fluid Mechanics (2015)
    • Sung, Hyung Jin, Recent advances in microfluidic actuation and micro-object manipulation via surface acoustic waves, Lab on a Chip (2015)
    • Sung, Hyung Jin, PIV measurements of flow around an arbitrarily moving free surface, Experiments in Fluids (2015)
    • Sung, Hyung Jin, Generation of dynamic free-form temperature gradients in a disposable microchip, Analytic Chemistry (2015)
    • Ryu, Seunghwa, Mechanical Strength Characteristics of Asymmetrical Tilt Grain Boundaries in Graphene, Carbon (2014)
    • Ryu, Seunghwa, Highly Stretchable and Sensitive Strain Sensor Based on Ag NWs-Elastomer Nanocomposite, ACS Nano (2014)
    • Ryu, Seunghwa, Stretchable Strain Sensor Based on Metal Nanoparticle Thin Film for Human Motion Detection, Nanoscale (2014)
    • Ryu, Seunghwa, Intrinsic Bauschinger Effect and Recoverable Plasticity in Penta-twinned Silver Nanowires Tested in Tension, Nano Letters (2015)
    • Ryu, Seunghwa, Predictive Modelling-based Design and Experiments for Synthesis and Spinning of Bioinspired Silk Fibres, Nature Communications (2015)
    • Ryu, Seunghwa, Nanoscale Control of Phonon Excitation in Graphene, Nature Communications (2015)
    • Ryu, Seunghwa, Ubiquitous Graphene Electronics on Scotch Tape, Scientific Reports (2015)
    • Ryu, Seunghwa, Nanoindentation cannot accurately predict the tensile strength of graphene or other 2D materials, Nanoscale (2015)
    • Ryu, Seunghwa, Solving the Controversy on Wetting Transparency of Graphene, Scientific Reports (2015)
    • Lee, Seung Seob, Near field thermal radiation between doped silicon plates at nanoscale gaps, Physical Review B (2015)
    • Lee, Seung Seob, Highly transparent privacy filter film with image distortion, Optics express (2015)
    • Lee, Seung Seob, A hyper- stretchable elastic-composite energy harvester, Advanced Materials (2015)
    • Lee, Seung Seob, Graphene-assisted Si-InSb thermophotovoltaic system for low temperature applications, Optics Express (2015)
    • Lee, Seung Seob, Highly stretchable or transparent conductor fabrication by hierarchical multiscale hybrid nano composite, Advanced Functional Materials (2014)
    • Lee, Jung-Ju, Design Considerations for a Hyper-Redundant Pulleyless Rolling Joint With Elastic Fixtures, IEEE-ASME Transcations on Mechatronics (2015)
    • Lee, Jung-Ju, Development of martensite transformation kinetics of NiTi shape memory alloys under compression, International Journal of Solids and Structures (2015)
    • Lee, Jung-Ju, Tensile behavior of aluminum/carbon fiber reinforced polymer hybrid composites at intermediate strain rates, Journal of Composite Materials (2015)
    • Lee, Jung-Ju, Development of single cantilever beam method to measure the adhesion of thin film adhesive on silicon chip, Engineering Fracture Mechanics (2015)
    • Lee, Jung-Ju, Design Considerations for a Hyper-Redundant Pulleyless Rolling Joint With Elastic Fixtures, IEEE-ASME Transcations on Mechatronics (2015)
    • Lee, Jung-Ju, Development of martensite transformation kinetics of NiTi shape memory alloys under compression, International Journal of Solids and Structures (2015)
    • Lee, Jung-Ju, Development of single cantilever beam method to measure the adhesion of thin film adhesive on silicon chip, Engineering Fracture Mechanics (2015)
    • Lee, Jung-Ju, The effects of interfacial adhesion strength on the characteristics of an aluminum/CFRP hybrid beam under transverse quasi-static loading, Composites Part B-Engineering (2014)
    • Lee, Jung-Ju, Crashworthiness of aluminum/CFRP square hollow section beam under axial impact loading for crash box application, Composite Structures (2014)
    • Lee, Jung-Ju, A novel tape spring hinge mechanism for quasi-static deployment of a satellite deployable using shape memory alloy, Review of Scientific Instruments (2014)
    • Lee, Jung-Ju, Analysis of Asymmetric Warpage of Thin Wafers on Flat Plate Considering Bifurcation and Gravitational Force, IEEE Transactions on Components Packaging and Manufacturing Technology (2014)
    • Lee, Jung-Ju, Numerical analysis of the damage behavior of an aluminum/CFRP hybrid beam under three point bending, Composites Part B-Engineering (2014)
    • Lee, Jung-Ju, Underactuated miniature bending joint composed of serial pulleyless rolling joints, Advanced Robotics (2014)
    • Jeon, Jessie Sungyun, Human 3D vascularized organotypic microfluidic assays to study breast cancer cell extravasation, PNAS (2015)
    • Jeon, Jessie Sungyun, A quantitative microfluidic angiogenesis screen for studying anti-angiogenic therapeutic assay, Labchip (2015)
    • Jeon, Jessie Sungyun, Generation of 3D functional microvascular networks with human mesenchymal stem cells in microfluidic systems, Integrative Biology. (2014)
    • Jeon, Jessie Sungyun, In vitro models of the metastatic cascade: from local invasion to extravasation, Drug Discovery Today (2014)
    • Jeon, Jessie Sungyun, A microfluidic 3D in vitro model for specificity of breast cancer metastasis to bone, Biomaterials (2014)
    • Jeon, Wonju, Role of special functions in multiple-edge diffraction, Proceeding of the 12th International Conference on Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Wave Propagation (2015)
    • Jeon, Wonju, A mathematical model for the territorial competition of the subterranean termites Coptotermes formosanus and Reticulitermes flavipes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae), Applied Entomology and Zoology (2014)
    • Jeon, Wonju, Effects of tunnel structures of two termite species on territorial competition and territory size, Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology (2014)
    • Jeon, Wonju, Integral equation and its Series Solution for Silent Aircraft Technology, Mathematical Problems in Engineering (2014)
    • Cho, Yeunwoo, Computation of steady gravity?capillary waves on deep water based on the pseudo-arclength continuation method, Computers & Fluids (2014)
    • Cho, Yeunwoo, Transverse Instability and Viscous Dissipation of Forced Gravity-Capillary Lumps on Deep Water, Churchill College (2014)
    • Cho, Yeunwoo, Transverse instability and viscous dissipation of forced 3-D gravity-capillary solitary waves on deep water, 67th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics (2014)
    • Cho, Yeunwoo, A modified Petviashvili method using simple stabilizing factors to compute solitary waves, Journal of Engineering Mathematics (2015)
    • Cho, Yeunwoo, Visualization of ventilated supercavitation phenomena around a moving underwater body, Journal of the Korean Society of Visualization (2015)
  4. Faculty
    Professor Research Area Laboratory
    Gweon, Dae-Gab Nano Mechatronics
    Optical Metrology
    Nano Opto-Mechatronics Lab.
    Kim, Sung Yong Environmental fluid dynamics
    Boundary layer flows
    Air-sea and air-sea-land interactions
    Environmental BIG DATA
    Submesoscale processes
    Geophysical turbulent flows
    Environmental sensing
    Arctic science and engineering
    Environmental Fluid Mechanics Lab.
    Kim, Seung-Woo Ultrafast Optics & Photonics
    Optical Metrology
    Precision Machine Systems Design
    Laboratory for Precision Engineering & Metrology
    Kim, Jungwon Lasers and Photonics
    Precision Instrumentation
    Industrial Applications of Lasers
    Ultra-Scale Photonic Control and Measurement Group
    Min, Bumki Metamaterials
    Silicon photonics
    Graphene-based optical devices
    Micro/Nano-photonics Lab.
    Park, Inkyu Micro/nanostructure-based Sensors Devices and Systems for Environment and Healthcare Applications
    Multiscale Manufacturing Technology for Sensing, Energy and Environment Applications
    Reliability Evaluation and Innovation of Micro/nanostructures and Devices
    Micro & Nano Transducers Lab.
    Sung, Hyung Jin Turbulence and Flow Control
    Flow-Flexible Body Interaction
    Opto/Acousto Microfluidics
    Flow Control Lab.
    Ryu, Seunghwa Mechanics and Materials Science at Nanoscale
    Modeling Self Assembly and Phase Transition
    Development of Multiscale Simulation Methods
    Multiscale Mechanics and Materials Modeling Lab.
    Lee, Seung Seob Polymer-based MEMS
    Various Applications
    Micro Mechanical System Technology Lab.
    Lee, Jung Ju Smart Materials and Structures
    Polymer & Composite Material
    Intelligent Materials & System Lab.
    Jeon, Jessie Sungyun Microfluidics
    organ/disease microenvironment
    Biomicrofluidics Lab.
    Jeon, Wonju Near-field diffraction
    Waves in elastic solids and micro-structures
    Multiscale Wave Mechanics Lab.
    Cho, Yeunwoo Nonlinear waves in fluids
    Vortex-wave interaction
    Waves & Fluid Mechanics Lab.