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Dr. Ying Sun


Dr. Ying Sun received her B.Eng. degree from Tsinghua University in Beijing and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Iowa. Prior to joining Drexel in September 2009, she was an Assistant Professor at the State University of New York at Binghamton. Dr. Sun’s research interests include multiscale modeling of transport phenomena in energy systems and materials processing, 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 75 refereed publications. Dr. Sun was a recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award and the AFOSR Summer Faculty Fellowship. She was also an ELATE Leadership Fellow 2018-19 and won the Drexel COE Outstanding Mid-career Research Award in 2018.


Awards & Prizes

  • 2015
    NHMRC Career Development Fellowship
    Australian National Health and Medical Research Council
  • 2015
    Awards for Excellence in RHD Supervision
    The University of Queensland (Nominated & Finalist)
  • 2014
    AIBN Ambassador
    The University of Queensland
  • 2012
    Australian Research Council
  • 2011
    Early Career Researcher Award
    The University of Queensland
  • 2007
    Graduate Student Award
    Pusan National University