Lab Members

Lab Director

Dr. Seongkyu Lee
Associate Professor
Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University, 2009
M.S.   Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), 2004
B. S.   Pusan National University (High Honors), 2002

Doctoral Students

Henry (Zhongqi) Jia
Ph.D. Student, 2016 – Present
M.S. UC San Diego, in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 2016
B.S.  UC Davis, in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 2014
Research topic: rotorcraft aerodynamics and acoustics (lift-offset coaxial rotor / eVTOL)
Jessica G. Shum
Ph.D. Student, 2018 – Present
B.S. UC Davis, in Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering, 2018
Research topic: dynamic stall                                                                                                                   
Kevin (Sicheng) Li
Ph.D. Student, 2018 – Present
B.S. UC Davis, in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 2018
Research topic: rotorcraft aerodynamics and acoustics (broadband noise)
Chen Liu
Ph.D. Visiting Student, 2018 – Present
Ph.D. Student, Harbin Engineering University,  2016 – Present
B.Eng. Harbin Engineering University, 2015
Research topic:
trailing edge noise reduction                                                                                                 
Jared Sagaga
Ph.D. Student, 2019 – Present
M.S. San Jose State University in Aerospace Engineering,  2017
B.S. San Jose State University in Aerospace Engineering, 2016
Research topic: r
otorcraft aerodynamics and acoustics (eVTOL and UAM)                                           
Donghun Kang
Ph.D. Student, 2020 – Present
M.S. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), in Aerospace Engineering, 2018
B.S. Korea Aerospace University, in Aerospace Engineering, 2016
Research topic: trailing edge noise
                                       

Master’s Students

Nikos Trembois
M.S. Student, 2018 – Present
B.S. UC Davis, in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 2018
Research topic: rotorcraft aerodynamics and acoustics (drones CFD and acoustics)
Jagdeep Batther
M.S. Student, 2019 – Present
B.S. UC Irvine, in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 2019
Research topic: dynamic stall                                                                                                   
Hyunjune Gill
M.S. Student, 2020 – Present
B.S. UC Davis, in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 2019
Research topic: trailing edge noise                                                                                             
Andrea Jennifer (“AJ”) Johnson
M.S. Student, 2020 – Present
B.S. UCLA, in Physics, 2020
Research topic: computational aeroacoustics
                                     

Visiting Scholars

Prof. Seungkyung Park
Assistant Professor, Korea University of Technology and Education
Research topic: fluid mechanics                                                                   
Prof. Jongkwang Lee
Associate Professor, Hanbat National University
Research topic: MEMS and CFD                                                           

Alumni

  • Visiting Scholar
  1. Dr. Ki-Wahn Ryu (2017-2018), Chonbuk National University (South Korea), in Aerospace Engineering
  • Post-Doctoral Scholar
  1. Gustavo Navarro (2016), Fast computational algorithm for sound propagation
  • MS Students
  1. Kevin (Sicheng) Li (2020), Development of rotorcraft forward flight analysis code using the finite-state dynamic inflow model
  2. Peter (Yuejun) Shi (2019), Airfoil trailing edge noise prediction using RANS CFD
  3. Danny H. Nguyen (2018), Validation and improvement of the TNO model for trailing edge noise prediction
  • Visiting Students
  1. Yiyang Ma (2019), Rotorcraft dynamic stall, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  2. Denghui Qin (2017-2018), Ducted propeller noise reduction and jet surface interaction noise, Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), in School of Marine Science and Technology
  • Undergraduate Students
  1. Inbal Shlesinger (2020), Coaxial rotor acoustics and iced airfoil
  2. Louis Cashatt (2019), OVERFLOW 2-D airfoil CFD
  3. Ryan (Jiawei) Liang (2019), OVERGRID mesh generation
  4. Hyunjune Gill (2019), Flunet and OpenFoam CFD
  5. Maxime Dasonvilee (2019), Coaxial rotor BEMT
  6. Abhay Negi (2019), OVERGRID mesh generation
  7. Dahlia Pham (2018), Fluent CFD analysis for an airfoil
  8. Robert Moore (2018), Turbulent flows on a flat plate
  9. Jessica G. Shum (2018), Turbulent wall pressure spectrum modeling
  10. Kevin (Sicheng) Li (2018), Wind turbine aerodynamics
  11. Michi (Pnithan) Jantarakolica (2018), Iced airfoil CFD
  12. Savannah Buchner (2018), Rotor trailing edge noise
  13. Dorian Crutcher (2017), CFD mesh generation using OVERGRID
  14. Andrew Chen (Summer Intern, 2016, 2017), Aircraft noise measurement and analysis
  15. Augusto Villaescusa (Summer Intern, 2016), Comparison and assessment of empirical wall pressure spectrum models
  16. Ryan Mcconnell (Summer Intern, 2016), ANSYS Workbench and Fluent simulations for flows around a NACA0012 airfoil
  17. Prabhjot Kaur Dhawan (Visiting undergraduate student, 2016), Validation and numerical sensitivity study for a semi-empirical BPM trailing edge noise model

 

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