Our Team

Dr. Ying Sun

Director

Call: (215)895-1373

Email: ys347@drexel.edu

Dr. Ying Sun is currently a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics at Drexel University. Her research interests include multiscale modeling of transport phenomena in energy systems and advanced manufacturing, nano/micro-scale two-phase heat transfer, complex fluids physics, printable electronics and photovoltaics, and other areas of multiphase flow and heat/mass transport. She has authored over 70 refereed publications and delivered over 80 invited talks. Dr. Sun received her B.Eng. degree from Tsinghua University in Beijing and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Iowa. She was a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, AFOSR Summer Faculty Fellowship, French CNRS Visiting Professorship, and Drexel College of Engineering Research Achievement Award. She was an ELATE Leadership Fellow and a visiting professor at Princeton University, Ecole Polytechnique, and Tsinghua University during her sabbatical year. Prior to joining Drexel in 2009, Dr. Sun was an Assistant Professor at the State University of New York at Binghamton 2006-2009. Dr. Sun is currently an Associate Editor for the ASME Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage and serves as the Chair for the 4th and Vice Chair for the 3rd Gordon Research Conference on Micro and Nanoscale Phase Change Phenomena. 

Dong-ook Kim

PhD Candidate

Allison Kaminski

PhD Student

Lee Zhang

PhD Candidate

Arif Rokoni

PhD Candidate

Dr. Tejaswi Soori

Postdoc Fellow

Dr. Moein Rassoulinejad-Mousavi

Postdoc Fellow

Fausto Pasmay

Hess Scholar

Michael Buss

Hess Scholar

Lab Alumni

Dr. Swanand Bhagwat, Postdoctoral Fellow, currently Research Engineer at Southwest Research Institute. 

Dr. Min Pack, Ph.D. in 2018, currently Assistant Professor at Baylor University.

Dr. Han Hu, Ph.D. in 2016, currently Assistant Professor at University of Arkansas.

Dr. Ben Xu, Postdoctoral Fellow, currently Assistant Professor at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

Dr. Hamidreza Shabgard, Postdoctoral Fellow, currently Assistant Professor at University of Oklahoma.

Dr. Philipp Boettcher, Assistant Research Professor, currently Senior Engineer at Boeing.

Dr. Xin Yang, Ph.D. in 2014, currently Senior Engineer at Xerox.

Dr. Viral Chhasatia, Ph.D. in 2012, currently Senior Patent Engineer at Crane.

Dr. Shun Su, Ph.D. in 2011, currently Senior Engineer at Apple.

Dr. Abhijit Joshi, Postdoctoral Fellow, currently at ORNL.

Dr. Zhiting Tian, MS in 2009, currently Assistant Professor at Cornell.

Paul Kaneelil, MS in 2018, currently PhD student at Princeton. 

Jason Kurtz, MS in 2018, currently at Philadelphia Engine Solutions.

Maurizio Caputo, MS in 2018, currently at Politecnico di Milano, Italy.

Jamil Moussa, MS in 2017, currently at WorleyParsons.

Hongxin Xu, MS in 2017, currently at Panorama Windows.

Mikail Temirel, MS in 2016, currently at UConn.

Jaymeen Shah, MS in 2014, currently at Xyntek.

Brandon Lee, MS in 2012, currently at Siemens.

Gang Qiu, MS in 2012, currently Lead Software Engineer at Dealer Inspire.