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.
  • Ji, E., Kim, M. J., Lee, J. Y., Sung, D., Kim, N., Park, J. W., … Lee, G. H. (2021). Substrate effect on doping and degradation of graphene. Carbon, 184, 651–658.

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 (Co-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.
  • Kim, Namwon (Principal). Wettability Control of 2D Materials for Capillary Driven Flows, The International Research Accelerator (IRA), Texas State University, Texas State University, $15000. (Funded: June 17, 2020 - June 17, 2022). Grant.
  • Song, In-Hyouk (Principal), You, Byoung Hee (Co-Principal), Kim, Namwon (Co-Principal). A study for ultrasonic transducer using 3D micro-addictive manufacturing technology, Honeybee Factory, International research grant, $5750. (Funded: September 1, 2019 - May 31, 2021). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Faculty Search Committee, Assistant or Associate Professor in ME
ISoE Annual Review Committee
Faculty Search Committee, Assistant Professor of Practice in MFGE
ASME Micro-Electro-Mechanical Engineering Systems (MEMS) Division
July 2022-Present
Editorial Review Board Member
Thin Solid Films of Frontiers in Materials