Faculty Profile for Dr. Namwon Kim

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Dr. Namwon Kim
Associate Professor — Ingram School of Engineering
IGRM 2203
phone: (512) 245-1826

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Mahmud*, M. S., Alo*, A., Farshchian*, B., Lee, G.-H., & Kim, N. (2022). Pulsed laser ablation on polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) surfaces for capillary driven flows. Surfaces and Interface, 61.
  • Jeong, J. H., Kang, S., Kim, N., Joshi, R., & Lee, G.-H. (2022). Recent trends in covalent functionalization of 2D materials. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 24, 10684–10711.
  • Jafari, E., Lee, Y. J., Lee, G.-H., & Kim, N. (2021). Quasi-Static Secondary Flow Regions Formed by Microfluidic Contraction Flows of CTAB/NaSal Wormlike Micellar Solutions. Physics of Fluids, 33(9).
  • Jafari, E., Lee, Y. J., Na, H. J., You, B. H., Lee, M. Y., & Kim, N. (2021). Effects of NaCl and Temperature on Rheological Characteristics and Structures of CTAB/NaSal Wormlike Micellar Solutions. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 98, 458–464.
  • Kim, H., Kim, C., Jung, Y., Kim, N., Son, J., & Lee, G.-H. (n.d.). In-Plane Anisotropic Two-Dimensional Materials for Twistronics. Nanotechnology.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Certificate of Recognition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers. 2016 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Research Leave Award, Texas State University. September 2020 - May 2021
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Teacher of the year, Department of Engineering, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, TX. 2013
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Outstanding Graduate Assistant, 2009 ME Graduate Student Conference, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. 2009
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Graduate School Travel Award, Graduate School, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. 2008

Selected Grants

  • You, Byoung Hee (Principal), Khaleghian, Seyedmeysam (Co-Principal), Song, In-Hyouk (Co-Principal), Kim, Namwon (Co-Principal). Real-time morning and energy harvesting from a tire deformation using piezoelectric materials, Yeongcheon City, Gyeongbuk Techno Park, $41900. (Funded: January 2020 - Present). Grant.
  • Kim, Namwon (Principal). University Travel Grant (UTG), Office of Research and Sponsored Program (ORSP), Texas A&M International University, Institutional (Higher Ed), $2000. (Funded: February 2013). Grant.
  • Kim, Namwon. The High-Accuracy Microfluidic Sample-to-Answer In Vitro Diagnostics System, Research Enhancement Program (REP), Texas State University, $8000. (Funded: December 2023 - December 2024). Grant.
  • Kim, Namwon. Medical Electro Mechanical Systems (MedEMS), TXST I-Corps: Faculty Innovation Accelerator Program, Texas State University, $1000. (Funded: March 2023 - April 2024). Grant.
  • Kim, Namwon (Principal), Lee, G. H. (Principal). Graphene-Based Aerosol Jet 3D Printing Bioink for in vitro Immunoassay, National Research Foundation (NRF) of Korea, Other, $165000. (Funded: June 2021 - July 2023). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

ISoE Award Nomination Committee
ASME Micro-Electro-Mechanical Engineering Systems (MEMS) Division
July 2023-Present
Faculty Search Committee, Assistant or Associate Professor in ME
ISoE Annual Review Committee
Editorial Review Board Member
Thin Solid Films of Frontiers in Materials