George Ilhwan Park

Visiting Scholar (Assistant Professor beginning January 1, 2018)
Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics (MEAM)

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Honors and Awards:  CTR Postdoctoral Fellowship - Center for Turbulence Research - Stanford University (2014), NASA Aeronautics Scholarship (2012), Stanford Graduate Fellowship - (2010), Franklin and Caroline Johnson Fellowship - Stanford University (2010)

Research Expertise: Fluid Mechanics, Computational Mechanics

George focuses primarily on addressing key technological barriers to the deployment of feature-resolving high-fidelity simulation techniques for real-world problems, such as transport aircrafts, wind farms, gas turbines, and transport of fine dust and pollutants in atmosphere. He aims at building a predictive but affordable framework for computation of turbulent flows characterized by complex wall geometry, high Reynolds number, compressibility effect, and heat transfer. His work involves developing physics-based and empiricism-free models of computationally demanding physics components, with emphasis on their extension to unstructured-grid flow solvers and emerging exascale computing platforms. George's recent research also includes non-equilibrium turbulent boundary layers and multiphase flows.

Education:
PhD Mechanical Engineering – Stanford University (2014)
MS Mechanical Engineering – Stanford University (2011)
BS Mechanical Engineering – Seoul National University - South Korea (2009)


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