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Seungjin Kim

Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

230 Reber Building

sxk86@psu.edu

814-867-1783

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Energy Systems, Nuclear Power, Thermal/Fluid Sciences

Interest Areas:

Two-phase flow, Thermal-hydraulics, Reactor Safety, Interfacial area transport, Two-phase flow instrumentation

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Physics, Sogang University, 1987
  • MS, Physics, South Dakota State University, 1990
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, 1992
  • Ph D, Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University, 1999

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Ran Kong, Seungjin Kim, Stephen Bajorek, Kirk Tien, Chris Ho andie, , 2017, "Experimental investigation of horizontal air–water bubbly-to-plug and bubbly-to-slug transition flows in a 3.81 cm ID pipe, Vol. 94, pp. 137-155", Int. J. Multiphase Flow
  • S. Qiao, D. Mena, Seungjin andim, , 2017, "Inlet effects on vertical downward air-water two-phase flow", Nucl. Eng. Des.
  • R Kong, Seungjin Kim, , , and , , 2017, "Characterization of horizontal air-water two-phase flow", Nucl. Eng. Des.
  • M. Bernard, T. Worosz, Seungjin Kim and C. Hoxie, 2015, "Considerations in the practical application of the multi-sensor conductivity probe for two-phase flow", Nucl. Technology, 190, (3), pp. 225-235
  • T. Worosz, Seungjin Kim and C. Hoxie, 2015, "Experiments in cap-bubbly two-phase flows for two-group IATE development", Nucl. Technology, 190, (3), pp. 264-273
  • J. Wheeler, T. Worosz and Seungjin Kim, 2015, "Experiments on the effects of a spacer grid in air-water two-phase flow", Nucl. Technology, 190, (3), pp. 215-224
  • J. Talley, T. Worosz, Seungjin Kim and J. R. Buchanan, 2015, "Characterization of horizontal air-water two-pahse flow in a round pipe, Part I: Flow visualization", Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 76, pp. 212-222
  • J. Talley, T. Worosz and Seungjin Kim, 2015, "Characterization of horizontal air-water two-pahse flow in a round pipe, Part II: Measurement of local two-phase parameters in bubbly flow", Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 76, pp. 223-236
  • J. Wheeler, A. Rau, T. Worosz and Seungjin Kim, 2014, "Experimental investigation on the effects of a spacer grid on single- and two-phase flows", Int. J. Nucl. Energy Sci. Eng., 4, (2), pp. 50-63
  • J. T. Kim, M. Yadav and Seungjin Kim, 2014, "Characteristics of a swirl induced by a 90-degree elbow in turbulent pipe flow", Eng App. of Comp. Fluid. Mech., 8, (2), pp. 229-239
  • M. S. Yadav, Seungjin Kim, Kirk Tien and Stephen M. Bajorek, 2014, "Experiments on Geometric effects of 90-degree vertical upward elbow in air-water two-phase flow", Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 65, pp. 98-107
  • M. S. Yadav, T. Worosz, Seungjin Kim, Kirk Tien and Stephen M. Bajorek, 2014, "Characterization of the dissipation of elbow effects in bubbly two-phase flows", Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 66, pp. 101-109
  • J. Talley, T. Worosz, Seungjin Kim, S. Bajorek and K. Tien, 2013, "Effect of bubble interactions on the prediction of interfacial area in TRACE", Nucl. Eng. Des., 264, pp. 135-145
  • M. Yadav and Seungjin Kim, 2013, "Effects of 90-degree vertical elbows on the distribution of local two-phase flow parameters", Nuclear Technology, 181, (1), pp. 94-105
  • Seungjin Kim, M. S. Yadav, J. D. Talley, A. Ireland and S. M. Bajorek, 2013, "Separate effects experiments for air-ingress in helium filled vessel", Experimental Thermal Fluid Science, 49, pp. 1-13
  • J. Talley, Seungjin Kim, J. Mahaffy, S. Bajorek and K. Tien, 2011, "Implementation and evaluation of one-group interfacial area transport in TRACE", Nucl. Eng. Des., 241, pp. 865-873
  • M. Yadav, J. D. Talley and Seungjin Kim, 2010, "Comparison of local interfacial structures around 90 and 45 degree elbows in horizontal bubbly flow", J. Fluids Eng., 132, (11)
  • J. D. Talley and Seungjin Kim, 2010, "Horizontal bubbly flow with elbow restrictions: Interfacial area transport modeling", Nucl. Eng. Des., 240, pp. 1111-1120
  • Seungjin Kim, G. Kojaosy and T. Guo, 2010, "Two-phase minor loss in horizontal bubbly flow with elbows: 45-degree and 90-degree elbows", Nuclear Eng. Design, 240, pp. 284-289
  • M. Ishii, Seungjin Kim, X. Sun and T. Hibiki, 2009, "Interfacial area transport equation and implementation into two-fluid model", J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Application, 1, (1)
  • S. Chakraborty, E. Keller, J. Talley, A. Srivastav, A. Ray and Seungjin Kim, 2009, "Void fraction measurement in two-phase flow process via symbolic dynamic filtering of ultrasonic signals", Meas. Sci. Technol., 20
  • J. D. Talley, Seungjin Kim, T. Guo and G. Kojasoy, 2009, "Geometric effects of 45-degree elbow in horizontal air-water bubbly flow", Nuclear Technology, 167, (1), pp. 2-12
  • Seungjin Kim, K. Callender and G. Kojasoy, 2009, "Interfacial area transport in horizontal bubbly flow with 90-degree elbow", Nuclear Technology, 167, (1), pp. 20-28
  • Seungjin Kim, H. H. Park, G. Kojaosy, J. M. Kelly and S. O. Marshall, 2007, "Geometric effects of 90-degree elbow in the development of interfacial structures in horizontal bubbly flow", Nuclear Eng. and Design, 237, pp. 2105-2113
  • X. Sun, S. Vasavada, S. W. Choi, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and S. G. Beus, 2005, "Interfacial structure in an air-water planar bubble jet", Experiments in Fluids, 38, pp. 426-439
  • T. Hibiki, H. Goda, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and J. Uhle, 2005, "Axial development of interfacial structure of vertical downward bubbly flow", Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 48, pp. 749-764
  • Seungjin Kim and M. Ishii, 2005, "Dynamic modeling of interfacial structures via interfacial area transport equation", La Houille Blanche, (6), pp. 105-116
  • M. Ishii, Seungjin Kim and J. Kelly, 2005, "Development of interfacial area transport equation", Nuclear Engineering and Technology, 37, (6), pp. 401-412
  • Seungjin Kim, S. S. Paranjape, M. Ishii and J. Kelly, 2004, "Interfacial structures and regime transition in co-current downward bubbly flow", J. Fluids Eng., 126, pp. 528-538
  • X. Sun, S. Paranjape, Seungjin Kim, H. Goda, M. Ishii and J. M. Kelly, 2004, "Local liquid velocity in vertical air-water downward flow", J. Fluids Eng, 126, pp. 539-545
  • X. Sun, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and S. G. Beus, 2004, "Modeling of bubble coalescence and disintegration in confined upward two-phase flow", Nucl. Eng. Des., 230, pp. 3-26
  • X. Sun, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and S. G. Beus, 2004, "Model evaluation of two-group interfacial area transport equation for confined upward flow", Nucl. Eng. Des., 230, pp. 27-47
  • T. Hibiki, H. Goda, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and J. Uhle, 2004, "Structure of vertical downward bubbly flow", Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 47, pp. 1847-1862
  • X. Sun, Seungjin Kim, L. Cheng and M. Ishii, 2004, "Interfacial structures in confined cap-turbulent and churn-turbulent flows", Int. J. Heat Fluid Flow, 25, pp. 44-57
  • X. Sun, S. S. Paranjape, Seungjin Kim, B, Ozar and M. Ishii, 2004, "Liquid velocity in upward and downward air-water flows", Annals of Nucl. Eng., 31, pp. 357-373
  • M. Ishii and Seungjin Kim, 2004, "Development of one-group and two-group interfacial area transport equation", Nucl Science and Eng, 146, (3), pp. 257-273
  • Seungjin Kim, S. S. Paranjape, M. Ishii and X. Sun, 2004, "Interfacial structures and interfacial area transport in downward two-phase bubbly flow", Int. J. of Multiphase Flow, 30, (7-8), pp. 779-801
  • H. Goda, T. Hibiki, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and J. Uhle, 2003, "Drift-flux model for downward two-phase flow", Int. J. of Heat and Mass Transfer, 46, pp. 4835-4844
  • T. Hibiki, H. Goda, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and J. Uhle, 2003, "Experimental study on interfacial area transport of vertical downward bubbly flow", Experiments in Fluids, 35, pp. 100-111
  • X. Sun, T. R. Smith, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and J. Uhle, 2003, "Interfacial structure of air-water two-phase flow in a relatively large pipe", Experiments in Fluids, 34, pp. 206-219
  • Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii, X. Sun and S. G. Beus, 2002, "Interfacial area transport and evaluation of source terms for confined air-water bubbly flow", Nucl. Eng. Des., 219, (1), pp. 61-55
  • M. Ishii, Seungjin Kim and J. Uhle, 2002, "Interfacial area transport equation: Model development and benchmark experiments", Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 45, (15), pp. 3111-3123
  • X. Sun, Seungjin Kim, T. R. Smith and M. Ishii, 2002, "Local liquid velocity measurements in air-water bubbly flow", Experiments in Fluids, 33, pp. 653-662
  • X. Sun, T. R. Smith, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and J. Uhle, 2002, "Interfacial area of bubbly flow in a relatively large diameter pipe", Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 27, pp. 97-109
  • Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii, Q. Wu, D. McCreary and S. G. Beus, 2002, "Interfacial structures of confined air-water two-phase bubbly flow", Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 26, pp. 461-472
  • M. Ishii and Seungjin Kim, 2001, "Micro four-sensor probe measurement of interfacial area transport for bubbly flow in round pipes", Nuclear Eng. and Design, 205, (1-2), pp. 123-131
  • Seungjin Kim, X. Y. Fu, X. Wang and M. Ishii, 2001, "Study on interfacial structures in slug flows using a miniaturized four-sensor conductivity probe", Nuclear Eng. and Design, 204, (1-3), pp. 45-55
  • Seungjin Kim, X. Y. Fu, X. Wang and M. Ishii, 2000, "Development of the miniaturized four-sensor conductivity probe and the signal processing scheme", Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 43, (22), pp. 4101-4118
  • Q. Wu, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and S. G. Beus, 1998, "One-group interfacial area transport in vertical bubbly flow", Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 41, (8-9), pp. 1103-1112
  • Q. Wu, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii, S. T. Revankar and R. Y. Lee, 1996, "High pressure simulation experiment on corium dispersion in direct containment heating", Nuclear Eng. and Design, 164, (1-3), pp. 257-269
  • R. Bashir, Seungjin Kim, N. Qadri, D. Jin, G. W. Neudeck, J. P. Denton, G. Yeric, K. Wu and A. Tacsh, 1995, "Degradation of insulators in the silicon selective epitaxial growth (SEG) ambient", IEEE Electron Device Letters, 16, (9), pp. 382-384
  • T. Worosz, M. Bernard, R. Kong, A. Toptan, Seungjin Kim and C. Hoxie, , "Sensitivity studies on the multi-sensor conductivity probe measurement technique for two-phase flow", Nucl. Eng. Des., 310, pp. 552-563
  • S. Qiao, Seungjin Kim, and , , , "Interfacial area transport across a 90-degree vertical-upward elbow in air-water bubbly two-phase flow", Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 85, pp. 110-122

Conference Proceedings

  • Ran Kong, Seungjin Kim, S. M. Bajorek, K. Tien and C. Hoxie, 2016, "One-dimensional drift-flux analysis in horizontal air-water two-phase flow", ANS Winter Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • A. Rau, Seungjin Kim, S. M. Bajorek, K. Tien and C. Hoxie, 2016, "Image analysis for plug bubbles in horizontal flow", ANS Winter Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • S. Qiao, D. Mena and Seungjin Kim, 2016, "Interfacial area transport through vertical downward elbows in air-water two-phase flow", ANS Winter Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • Shouxu Qiao and Seungjin Kim, 2016, "Characterization of the effects of 90-degree vertical upward and vertical downward elbows in bubbly two-phase flows", 11th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics, Operation, and Safety, Gyeongju, Korea
  • Ran Kong, Seungjin Kim, Stephen Bajorek, Kirk Tien and Chris Hoxie, 2016, "Experimental study of horizontal air-water plug to slug transition flow", 11th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics, Operation, and Safety, Gyeongju, Korea
  • S. Qiao, D. Mena and Seungjin Kim, 2016, "Effects of 90-degree vertical elbows on two-phase flow parameters", International Topical Meetings on Advances in Thermal Hydraulics 2016 (ATH ’16), New Orleans, LA, USA
  • R. Kong, Seungjin Kim, S. M. Bajorek, K. Tien and C. Hoxie, 2016, "Evaluation of interfacial area transport models for horizontal bubbly flow", International Topical Meetings on Advances in Thermal Hydraulics 2016 (ATH ’16), New Orleans, LA, USA
  • R. Kong and Seungjin Kim, 2015, "Experiments in horizontal bubbly-to-plug and bubbly-to-slug transition two-phase flow", ANS Winter Meeting
  • R. Kong and Seungjin Kim, 2015, "Characterization of horizontal air-water two-phase flow", The 16th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-16), Chicago, IL, USA
  • S. Qiao, D. Mena and Seungjin Kim, 2015, "Inlet effects on vertical-downward air-water two-phase flow", The 16th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-16), Chicago, IL, USA
  • J. Wheeler, T. Worosz and Seungjin Kim, 2014, "Experiments on the effects of a spacer grid in air-water two-phase flow", International Topical Meeting on Advances in Thermal Hydraulics (ATH 14), Reno, NV, USA
  • T. Worosz and Seungjin Kim, 2014, "Experiments in cap-bubbly two-phase flows for two-group IATE developmdent", International Topical Meeting on Advances in Thermal Hydraulics (ATH 14), Reno, NV, USA
  • M. Bernard, T. Worosz and Seungjin Kim, 2014, "Considerations in the practical application of the multi-sensor conductivity probe for two-phase flow", International Topical Meeting on Advances in Thermal Hydraulics (ATH 14), Reno, NV, USA
  • M. Yadav, T. Worosz, Seungjin Kim, S. M. Bajorek and K. Tien, 2013, "Air-water bubbly flows across a 90-degree vertical-upward elbow", ANS Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA
  • M. Bernard, T. Worosz, Seungjin Kim and C. Hoxie, 2013, "Predictions of subcooled boiling steam-water flows with the IATE in TRACE-T", ANS Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA
  • J. Wheeler, F. Franiewski and Seungjin Kim, 2013, "Effect of spacer grid on flow regime transition in a 1x3 bundle two-phase flow", ANS Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA
  • M. S. Yadav, Seungjin Kim, K. Tien and S. M. Bajorek, 2013, "Experimental study on air-water bubbly flow across 90-degree vertical-upward elbow", 8th International Conference on Multiphae Flow (ICMF-2013), Jeju, Korea
  • J. Kim, M. S. Yadav and Seungjin Kim, 2013, "Characterization of secondary flow induced by a 90-degree vertical elbow for single-phase and two-phase bubbly flows", 8th International Conference on Multiphae Flow (ICMF-2013), Jeju, Korea
  • M. Bernad, T. Worosz, Seungjin Kim, C. Hoxie and S. Bajorek, 2013, "Comparison of results in the prediction of cap/slug flows between TRACE-T and TRACE v5.0 Patch 3", 15th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-15), Pisa, Italy
  • T. Worosz, C. R. Greeb, X. Wang and Seungjin Kim, 2012, "Experimental study on the effect of a spacer grid in two-phase flow through a 1x3 rod bundle", San Diego, CA, USA
  • J. Talley, T. Worosz, M. R. Dodds and Seungjin Kim, 2012, "Measurement of interfacial structures in horizontal air-water bubbly flows", ANS International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP), Chicago, IL, USA
  • J. Talley and Seungjin Kim, 2012, "On the prediction of horizontal bubbly flows using the interfacial area transport equation", ANS International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP), Chicago, IL, USA
  • T. Worosz, J. Talley and Seungjin Kim, 2012, "Predictions of one-group interfacial area transport in TRACE", ANS International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP), Chicago, IL, USA
  • T. Worosz, J. Talley and Seungjin Kim, 2011, "Assessment of the two-group interfacial area transport equation in TRACE", ANS Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA
  • J. Talley, T. Worosz, Seungjin Kim, J. Mahaffy, S. Bajorek and K. Tien, 2011, "Prediction of adiabatic bubbly flows in TRACE using the interfacial area transport equation", The 14th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-14), Toronto, Canada
  • M. Yadav and Seungjin Kim, 2011, "Geometric effects of 90-degree vertical elbows on global two-phase flow parameters", The 14th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-14), Toronto, Canada
  • M. Yadav and Seungjin Kim, 2011, "Geometric effects of 90-degree vertical elbows on local two-phase flow parameters,", The 14th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-14), Toronto, Canada
  • Seungjin Kim, J. Talley, M. Yadav, A. Ireland and S. Bajorek, 2011, "Separate-effects experiment on the hydrodynamics of air ingress for the very high temperature reactor", The 14th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-14), Toronto, Canada
  • Seungjin Kim, J. Talley, T. Worosz, J. Mahaffy, S. Bajorek and K. Tien, 2011, "Prediction of bubbly flow in combinatorial channels with TRACE using the interfacial area transport equation", ANS Annual Conference, Hollywood, FL, USA
  • M. Yadav and Seungjin Kim, 2011, "Experimental investigation of air-water two-phase flow in combinatorial channels", ANS Annual Conference, Hollywood, FL, USA
  • Seungjin Kim, J. D. Talley and M. S. Yadav, 2010, "Effect of 90-Degree vertical elbow on interfacial structures in two-phase flow", ANS Winter Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • Seungjin Kim, J. D. Talley, J. H. Mahaffy, S. M. Bajorek and K. Tien, 2010, "Bubbly flow predictions in TRACE using one-group interfacial area transport equation", ANS Winter Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • J. P. Spring, J. J. Baird and Seungjin Kim, 2010, "Scaled experiments on air ingress in the high temperature gas reactor", ANS Winter Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • J. D. Talley, Seungjin Kim, J. H. Mahaffy, S. M. Bajorek and K. Tien, 2010, "TRACE with dynamic model for interfacial area concentration prediction", ANS International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP), San Diego, CA, USA
  • S. Sarangi, J. D. Talley, R. Sakurgi, J. J. Baird, J. P. Spring, Seungjin Kim, A. J. Ireland and S. M. Bajorek, 2010, "Effects of geometric parameters on lock exchange and buoyancy driven exchange flow", ANS International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP), San Diego, CA, USA
  • M. S. Yadav and Seungjin Kim, 2010, "Experimental studies on air-water two-phase flow through a 90-degree vertical elbow", ANS International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP), San Diego, CA, USA
  • J. D. Talley, Seungjin Kim, J. Mahaffy, S. M. Bajorek and K. Tien, 2010, "TRACE with one-group interfacial area transport equation", Verification and Validation for Nuclear Systems Analysis Workshop II, North Myrtle Beach, SC, USA
  • M. Yadav and Seungjin Kim, 2010, "Local interfacial structures across a 90-degree vertical elbow", Verification and Validation for Nuclear Systems Analysis Workshop II, North Myrtle Beach, SC, USA
  • J. D. Talley, Seungjin Kim, J. H. Mahaffy, S. M. Bajorek and K. Tien, 2009, "Implementation of one-group interfacial area transport equation into TRACE", ANS Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA
  • J. D. Talley, R. Sakurai, F. Nedwidek, S. Sarangi, K. Clyde, Seungjin Kim, A. Ireland and S. M. Bajorek, 2009, "Effect of geometric parameters on buoyancy driven exchange flow", ANS Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA
  • M. S. Yadav, J. P. Spring, V. R. R. Mohan, J. D. Talley and Seungjin Kim, 2009, "Geometric effects of a 90-degree vertical elbow in two-phase flow", ANS Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA
  • J. D. Talley, J. Spring, Seungjin Kim and J. H. Mahaffy, 2009, "Implementation of one-group interfacial area transport equation into TRACE", ANS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • M. Yadav, J. D. Talley, M. G. Dorn and Seungjin Kim, 2009, "Characterization of a combinatorial round pipe flow", ANS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • J. D. Talley, S. Chakraborty, E. Keller, A. Ray and Seungjin Kim, 2009, "Objective classification of two-phase flow regimes via ultrasonic signals", ANS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • M. S. Yadav, J. D. Talley and Seungjin Kim, 2009, "Comparison of two-phase flow parameters across 45- and 90-degree elbows in horizontal bubbly flow", ANS Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA
  • J. D. Talley, Seungjin Kim and G. Kojasoy, 2008, "Interfacial area transport in horizontal bubbly flow with elbow restrictions", ANS International Congress on Advanced in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP), Anaheim, CA, USA, pp. 1862-1872
  • R. Buck, S. Zwolinski, Seungjin Kim and J. Brenizer, 2008, "Scaling study of a spacer grid for two-phase flow separate effects test facility", ANS 2008 Winter Meeting, Reno, NV, USA
  • M. Yadav, R. Buck, J. Talley and Seungjin Kim, 2008, "Comparison of local interfacial structures around 45 and 90 degree elbows in the horizontal bubbly flow", ANS 2008 Winter Meeting, Reno, NV, USA
  • Seungjin Kim, K. Callender and G. Kojasoy, 2007, "Interfacial area transport in horizontal bubbly flow with 90-dgree elbow", Proceedings of 12th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-12), Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • J. D. Talley, Seungjin Kim, T. Guo and G. Kojasoy, 2007, "Geometric effects of 45-degree elbow in horizontal air-water bubbly flow", 12th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-12), Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • J. R. Buchanan, Jr., Seungjin Kim, X. Sun and M. Ishii, 2007, "Multi-objective optimization applied to the one group interfacial area transport equations", International Conference on Multi-phase Flow (ICMF 2007), Leipzig, Germany
  • Seungjin Kim, G. Kojaosy and T. Guo, 2007, "Two-phase minor loss due to the 45-degree elbow in horizontal bubbly flow", 12th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-12), Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Seungjin Kim, G. Kojasoy, J. H. Park and J. Kelly, 2006, "Local interfacial structures in horizontal bubbly flow with 90-degree bend", 14th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-14), Miami, FL, USA
  • Seungjin Kim, G. Kojasoy and J. Kelly, 2006, "Two-phase frictional pressure loss in horizontal bubbly flow with 90-degree bend", 14th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-14), Miami, FL, USA
  • Seungjin Kim and M. Ishii, 2004, "Dynamic modeling of interfacial structures via interfacial area transport equation", International workshop on advances in the modeling of methodologies of two-phase flows, Lyon, France
  • S. W. Choi, S. Vasavada, Seungjin Kim, X. Sun, M. Ishii and S. G. Beus, 2004, "Flow structure in a two-phase planar jet", ANS Transactions, ANS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 90, pp. 489-491
  • Seungjin Kim, X. Sun and M. Ishii, 2003, "Research on interfacial area transport: The present and future efforts", 10th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-10), Seoul, Korea
  • S. S. Paranjape, Seungjin Kim and M. Ishii, 2003, "Interfacial structures and area transport in upward and downward two-phase flow", 10th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-10), Seoul, Korea
  • X. Sun, S. S. Paranjape, Seungjin Kim, B. Ozar and M. Ishii, 2003, "Experimental study on liquid velocity in upward and downward two-phase flow", 10th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-10), Seoul, Korea
  • X. Sun, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and S. Beus, 2003, "Development of two-group interfacial area transport equation for confined flow I: Modeling of bubble interactions", 11th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-11), Tokyo, Japan
  • X. Sun, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and S. Beus, 2003, "Development of two-group interfacial area transport equation for confined flow II: Model evaluation", 11th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-11), Tokyo, Japan
  • S. S. Paranjape, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and J. Kelly, 2003, "Interfacial structures in downward two-phase bubbly flow", 11th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-11), Tokyo, Japan
  • X. Sun, S. S. Paranjape, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and J. Uhle, 2003, "Local liquid velocity in vertical air-water downward flow", 8th International Symposium on Gas-Liquid Flows (FEDSM-2003), HI, USA
  • Seungjin Kim, S. S. Paranjape, M. Ishii and J. Uhle, 2003, "Interfacial structures and regime transition in co-current downward bubbly flow", 8th International Symposium on Gas-Liquid Flows (FEDSM-2003), HI, USA
  • T. Hibiki, H. Goda , Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and J. Uhle, 2003, "One-dimensional drift-flux model for downward two-phase flow", 11th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-11), Tokyo, Japan
  • X. Sun, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and S. Beus, 2002, "Development of interfacial structure in a confined air-water cap-turbulent and churn-turbulent flow", 10th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-10), Arlington, VA, USA
  • H. Goda, Seungjin Kim, Y. Mi, M. Ishii and J. Uhle, 2002, "Flow regime identification of co-current downward two-phase flow with neural network approach", 10th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-10), Arlington, VA, USA
  • H. Goda, Seungjin Kim, S. S. Paranjape, J. Finch, M. Ishii and J. Uhle, 2002, "Local interfacial structure in downward two-phase bubbly flow", 10th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-10), Arlington, VA, USA
  • S. S. Paranjap, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and J. Uhle, 2002, "Study on interfacial structures: Bubbly flow in 1.27-cm diameter pipe", 10th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-10), Arlington, VA, USA
  • T. Smith, M. Ishii, X. Sun, Seungjin Kim and J. Uhle, 2001, "Interfacial area transport in large diameter pipe: 4" and 6"", 4th International conference on multiphase flow (ICMF-2001), New Orleans, LA, USA
  • Seungjin Kim, X. Sun, M. Ishii and S. Beus, 2001, "Development of gas-liquid two-phase flow interfacial structure in a confined bubbly flow", 9th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE 9), Nice, France
  • Seungjin Kim, X. Sun, M. Ishii and F. Lincoln, 2001, "Interfacial area transport in a confined bubbly flow", 9th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE 9), Nice, France
  • Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii, Y. Aldorwish, T. Smith, S. S. Paranjape and J. Uhle, 2001, "Bubble transport in a small diameter pipe flow", 4th International conference on multiphase flow (ICMF-2001), New Orleans, LA, USA
  • M. Ishii and Seungjin Kim, 2000, "Micro four-sensor probe method for interfacial area measurement and area transport equation", 18th Symposium on Energy Engineering Science, Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago, IL, USA, pp. 120-124
  • M. Ishii, Seungjin Kim and J. Uhle, 2000, "Interfacial area transport: Data and models", OECD/CSNI Workshop on Advanced Thermal-Hydraulics and Neutronics Codes: Current and Future Applications, Barcelona, Spain
  • X. Sun, T. Smith, Seungjin Kim and M. Ishii, 2000, "Local measurement of liquid velocity in bubbly flow", 8th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-8), Baltimore, MD, USA
  • X. Sun, Seungjin Kim, T. Smith, M. Ishii and J. Uhle, 2000, "Interfacial area transport of bubbly flow in a relatively large pipe", ICME, Shanghai, China
  • X. Y. Fu, Seungjin Kim, X. Wang and M. Ishii, 1999, "Application of four-sensor method for slug and churn-turbulent two-phase flow", ANS Winter Meeting, Long Beach, CA, USA, pp. 349-351
  • Seungjin Kim, X. Y. Fu, X. Wang and M. Ishii, 1999, "Study on interfacial structures in slug flows using a miniaturized four-sensor conductivity probe", 9th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-9), San Francisco, CA, USA
  • J. M. LeCorre, Y. Aldorwish, Seungjin Kim and M. Ishii, 1999, "Two-phase flow pattern identification using a fuzzy methodology", International Conference on Information Intelligence and Systems, Bethesda, MD, USA, pp. 155-161
  • Seungjin Kim, X. Wang, X. Y. Fu and M. Ishii, 1999, "Development of a noble four-sensor conductivity probe and interfacial area measurement", 7th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-7), Tokyo, Japan
  • M. Ishii, Y. Mi, L. H. Tsoukalas and Seungjin Kim, 1998, "New objective approaches for characterization of interfacial structures in two-phase flow", IMECE, Anaheim, CA, USA
  • Seungjin Kim, X. Y. Fu, X. Wang and M. Ishii, 1998, "The local interfacial area concentration measurement in a two-phase flow using a four-sensor conductivity probe", ANS Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA, 79, pp. 356
  • Q. Wu, Seungjin Kim, D. McCreary, M. Ishii and S. G. Beus, 1997, "Measurements of interfacial area concentration in two-phase bubbly flow", ANS Winter Meeting, pp. 437
  • Q. Wu, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and S. G. Beus, 1997, "Characteristics of interfacial area concentration in two-phase vertical channel flow", 8th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal-Hydraulics (NURETH-8), Kyoto, Japan
  • Q. Wu, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and S. G. Beus, 1997, "One-group interfacial area concentration transport in air-water vertical bubbly flow", National Heat Transfer Conference, Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Q. Wu, Seungjin Kim, M. Ishii and R. Y. Lee, 1995, "High pressure DCH simulation experiments", ANS Winter Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • S. Qiao, D. Mena and Seungjin Kim, , "Interfacial area transport across vertical elbows in air-water two-phase flow", Proceedings of ANS Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA

Other

  • K. Behm and Seungjin Kim, 2012, "CFD validation of the air ingress phenomenon in the VHTR"
  • F. Nedwidek and Seungjin Kim, 2010, "Investigation of geometric effects of a 90-degree vertical elbow in two-phase flow"
  • R. Sakurai and Seungjin Kim, 2010, "Scoping experiment for air-ingress phenomena in VHTR"
  • M. G. Dorn and Seungjin Kim, 2009, "Two-phase minor loss for air-water bubbly flow via a 90-degree vertical elbow"
  • E. Stumbris and Seungjin Kim, 2009, "Scaled experiment on gravity-driven exchange for a postulated air-ingress in VHTR"
  • B. Vresko and Seungjin Kim, 2009, "Implementation of interfacial area transport equations into TRACE"
  • F. Nedwidek and Seungjin Kim, 2009, "Objective flow regime classification via symbolic dynamic filtering of ultrasonic signals"
  • R. Buck and Seungjin Kim, 2009, "Scaling study of a spacer grid for two phase flow separate-effects test facility"
  • R. Buck and Seungjin Kim, 2008, "Geometric effects of elbows on the interfacial structures in the horizontal two-phase flow"
  • S. Zwolinski and Seungjin Kim, 2008, "Development and overview of the interfacial area transport equation"

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Review Award, America Nuclear Society Thermal Hydraulics Division, September 2015
  • 2014 Best Paper Award by America Nuclear Society (ANS) Thermal Hydraulics Division (THD), Penn State University, November 2014 - November 2014
  • Best Poster (1st Place): 2011 ANS Winter Conference Student Poster Session, Penn State University, November 2012
  • Best Poster (2nd Place): 2011 ANS Winter Conference Student Poster Session, Penn State University, November 2011
  • PSEAS Outstanding Teaching Award, Penn State University, March 2011
  • Best Poster (2nd Place): 2010 ANS Winter Conference Student Poster Session, Penn State University, November 2009
  • Best Poster (1st Place): 2010 ANS Winter Conference Student Poster Session, Penn State University, November 2009
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Journal of Heat Transfer, December 2007
  • Member, Sigma Pi Sigma, The Physics Honor Society, May 1988

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Member, MNE Promotion and Tenure Committee, August 2012 - July 2020
  • Member, Graduate Council Subcommittee, August 2013 - July 2017
  • Member, Engineering Nomination Committee, August 2013 - May 2014
  • Member, Graduate Council Caucus Representative to Faculty Council, August 2013 - May 2014
  • Chairperson, Nuclear Engineering Faculty Search Committee, September 2013 - May 2014
  • Member, MNE Teaching Load Policy Committee, August 2013 - December 2014
  • Member, Nuclear Engineering Faculty Search Committee, May 2014 - December 2014
  • Member, MNE Mentor, August 2012 - 2013
  • Member, Reactor Safeguards Committee, January 2008 - December 2013
  • Member, Engineering Faculty Council, May 2010 - May 2013
  • Member, Graduate Council Subcommittee, August 2012 - August 2013
  • Member, Nuclear Engineering Seminar Committee, January 2008 - May 2012
  • Member, Korea Global Engagement Network (GEN) Task Force, August 2011 - December 2012
  • Chairperson, Graduate Studies and Fellowships Committee, Engineering Faculty Council, May 2010 - May 2011
  • Faculty Advisor, Penn State Alpha Nu Sigma Honor Society, August 2007 - December 2011
  • Faculty Advisor, Penn State American Nuclear Society (ANS) Student Chapter, August 2007 - September 2011
  • Member, Nuclear Engineering Faculty Search Committee, September 2009 - February 2010
  • Member, Nuclear Engineering Faculty Search Committee, November 2007 - April 2008
  • Member, Scholarship Committee (University of Missouri-Rolla), January 2004 - May 2007
  • Member, Radiation Safety Committee (University of Missouri-Rolla), August 2003 - May 2007
  • Advisor, Freshmen Engineering Program (FEP) Advisor, January 2004 - May 2007
  • Advisor, Preview, Registration & Orientation (PRO) Advisor, January 2004 - May 2007
  • Member, Dean Search Committee (University of Missouri-Rolla), March 2004 - December 2004
  • Faculty Advisor, University of Missouri-Rolla American Nuclear Society (ANS) Student Chapter, August 2003 - August 2004
  • Advisor, Schreyer Scholars Advisor, August 2011
  • Member, Distinguished Professor Selection Committee, October 2016
  • Member, Nuclear Engineering Candidacy Exam Committee, January 2009

Service to External Organizations:

  • Session OrganizerJune 2016 - November 2016
  • Session OrganizerNovember 2015 - June 2016
  • Assistant Co-ChairTechnical Program Committee, May 2015 - October 2016
  • Vice Chair / Chair-ElectAmerican Nuclear Society (ANS), June 2015 - June 2016
  • Co-Chairperson, Technical Program Committee, June 2015 - June 2016
  • Committee Member, Technical Program Committee, June 2014 - June 2015
  • Secretary, American Nuclear Society (ANS), June 2014 - June 2015
  • Session OrganizerJune 2014 - June 2015
  • Chairperson, May 2015
  • Chairperson, June 2014
  • Session OrganizerJune 2013 - June 2014
  • Assistant Co-ChairTechnical Program Committee, September 2013 - June 2014
  • TreasurerAmerican Nuclear Society (ANS), June 2013 - June 2014
  • Committee Member, Technical Program Committee, December 2013 - December 2014
  • Session OrganizerNovember 2013
  • Chairperson, November 2013
  • Chairperson, October 2012
  • Chairperson, June 2012
  • Session OrganizerJune 2012
  • Committee Member, American Nuclear Society (ANS), National Program Committee, June 2010 - June 2012
  • Committee Member, Technical Program Committee, June 2010 - June 2011
  • Chairperson, August 2010 - September 2011
  • Session OrganizerAugust 2010 - September 2011
  • Session OrganizerNovember 2010 - June 2011
  • Session OrganizerNovember 2010
  • Chairperson, June 2010
  • Session OrganizerJune 2010
  • Chairperson, November 2010
  • Member, US NRC Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS), October 2010 - October 2010
  • Committee Member, Technical Program Committee, August 2008 - September 2009
  • Chairperson, November 2009
  • Session OrganizerNovember 2009
  • Session OrganizerSeptember 2009 - October 2009
  • Session OrganizerJune 2009
  • Session OrganizerJune 2008
  • Chairperson, November 2008
  • Chairperson, February 2008
  • Chairperson, August 2007
  • Committee Member, Technical Program Committee, September 2007
  • Session OrganizerOctober 2005
  • ChairAmerican Nuclear Society (ANS), June 2016
  • Coordination OfficerKorean Nuclear Society (KNS), June 2012
  • Committee Member, International Steering Committee, August 2015
  • Committee Member, American Nuclear Society (ANS), Executive Committee, June 2012
  • Committee Member, American Nuclear Society (ANS), Technical Program Committee, October 2007
 


 

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The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Penn State is one of the nation’s largest and most successful engineering departments. We serve more than 1,000 undergraduate students and more than 330 graduate students

We offer B.S. degrees in mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering as well as resident (M.S., Ph.D.) and online (M.S., M.Eng.) graduate degrees in nuclear engineering and mechanical engineering. MNE's strength is in offering hands-on experience in highly relevant research areas, such as energy, homeland security, biomedical devices, and transportation systems.

Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

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The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2519