Publications

Refereed Journals

Seokju Seo, Mohammad Mastiani, Babak Mosavati, Derek Michael Peters, Philippe Mandin, Myeongsub Kim, Performance evaluation of environmentally benign nonionic biosurfactant for enhanced oil recovery, Fuel, 234, 48-55, 2018

   

Mohammad Mastiani, Seokju Seo, Babak Mosavati, Myeongsub Kim, High-Throughput Aqueous Two-Phase System Droplet Generation by Oil-Free Passive Microfluidics, ACS Omega, 3, 9296-9302, 2018

  

Seokju Seo, Gabriela Alvarez Perez, Ketan Tewari, Xavier Comas, Myeongsub Kim, Catalytic activity of nickel nanoparticles stabilized by adsorbing polymers for enhanced carbon sequestration, Scientific Report, 8, 11786, 2018

  

Mohammad Mastiani, Seokju Seo, Sofia Melgar Jimenez, Nicholas Petrozzi, Myeongsub Kim, Flow regime mapping of aqueous two-phase system droplets in flow-focusing geometries, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 531, 111-120, 2017

Seokju Seo, Minh Nguyen, Mohammad Mastiani, Gabriel Navarrete, Myeongsub Kim, Microbubbles loaded with nickel nanoparticles: A perspective for carbon sequestration, Analytical Chemistry, 89, 10827-10833, 2017

Mohammad Mastiani, Babak Mosavati, Myeongsub Mike Kim, Numerical simulation of high inertial liquid-in-gas droplet in a T-junction microchannel, RSC Advances, 7, 48512-48525, 2017

Mohammad Mastiani, Myeongsub Mike Kim, Ali Nematollahi, Density maximum effects on mixed convection in a square lid-driven enclosure filled with Cu-water nanofluidsAdvanced Powder Technology, 28, 197-214, 2017

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Shahriari, A.*, Kim, M.*, Zamani, S., Phillip, N., Nasouri, B., Hidrovo, C., Flow regime mapping of high inertial gas-liquid droplet microflows in flow-focusing geometries, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 20:20, DOI: 10.1007/s10404-015-1671-4, 2016  (*These authors contributed equally to this work)

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Kim, M., Giry, A., Mastiani, M., Rodrigues, G.O., Reis, A., Mandin, P., Microscale thermometry: a review, Microelectronic Engineering, 148, 129-142, 2015

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Kim, M., Huang, Y., Choi, K., Hidrovo, C., The enhancment of PDMS properties for microfluidic applications, Microelectronic Engineering, 124, 6675, 2014.

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Kim, T. J., Kim, M., Hann, S. H., Trejo, J., Hidrovo, C., Thermal efficiency characterization of tall microheaters embedded in Poly(dimehtylsiloxane) microchannels. Journal of microelectro-mechanical systems, 24, 115-125, 2015.

 

 

 

Kim, M., Yoda, M., The spatial resolution of dual-tracer fluorescence thermometry in volumetrically illuminated channels. Experiments in Fluids, 55, 1649, 2014.

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Kim, M., Moon, B., Hidrovo, C., Rapid prototyping of PMMA microfluidic devices using PDMS molds, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 23, 095024, 2014.

 

 

Sell, A., Fadaei, H., Kim, M., Sinton, D., Measurement of CO2 diffusivity for carbon sequestration: A microfluidic approach for reservoir-specific analysis, Environmental Science and Technology, 47, 71-78, 2013.

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Kim, M., Sell, A., Sinton, D., Microfluidic chip-based study of salt precipitation during dry CO2 injection into saline aquifers, Lab on a Chip, 13, 25082518, 2013. (Cover page & Top 10% in Lab on a Chip Journal)

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                  Video: Salt Precipitation due to CO2 Injection (Click!)

 

Yoda, M., Kim, M., Studying interfacial transport with evanescent wave-based particle       velocimetry and thermometry,  Heat Transfer Engineering, 34, 101112, 2013.

     
     

 

 

Kim, M., Yoda, M., Extending fluorescence thermometry to measuring wall surface temperatures using evanescent-wave illumination, Journal of Heat Transfer, Transaction of ASME, 134, 011601, 2011.

  

 

 

Kim, M., Yoda, M., Infrared quantum dots for liquid-phase thermometry in silicon, Measurement Science and Technology, 22, 085401, 2011.

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Kim, M., Yoda, M., Dual-tracers fluorescence thermometry measurements in a heated channel, Experiments in Fluids, 49, 257266, 2010.

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Refereed Conferences

Mastiani, M. Seo, S., Kim, M.M., “Water-in-air droplet generation in a T-junction geometry”, 3rd Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference (TFEC), Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, 2018.

Mastiani, M. Seo, S., S., Melgar, J. S., Petrozzi, N., Kim, M.M., “Understanding fundamental physics of aqueous droplet generation mechanisms in the aqueous environment”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), Tampa, FL, USA, 2017.

Kim, M., Yoda, M., Fluorescence Thermometry for Measuring Wall Surface and Bulk Fluid Temperatures. International Heat Transfer Conference, 2010, IHTC14-22884, Washington D.C., USA

Kim, M., Yoda, M., Using Quantum Dots for Liquid-Phase Thermometry at Near-Infrared Wavelengths in Silicon Devices. International Heat Transfer Conference, 2010, IHTC14-22884, Washington D.C., USA

Kim, M., Yoda, M., Quantum Dots for Liquid-Phase Thermometry in Silicon Microchannels. ASME Heat Transfer conference, 2008, HT2008-56207, Jacksonville, FL, USA

Kim, S. –R, Kim, M., Kim, Y. –H., Absorptive characteristics of resonator panel for low frequency noise control and its applications. Inter-Noise, 2003, Jeju, South Korea

 

Non-Refereed Conferences

Base, A., Yi, P., Kim, M., A synthetic sea urchin exoskeleton for carbon conversion to environmental calcium carbonate precipitates, Life Science South Florida STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium, FL, USA

Seo, S., Mastiani, M., Perez, G., A., Kim, M., Enhanced catalytic potential of nickel nanoparticles for carbon sequestration, The 3rd Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, USA, 2018.

Seo, S., Mastiani, M., Peters, D., Kim, M., Microfluidics for enhanced oil recovery from underground reservoirs using nonionic surfactant, The 3rd Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, USA, 2018.

Seo, S., Mastiani, M., Garcia, K., Kim, M., Dynamics of water evaporation and salt precipitation during CO2 injection to microfluidic chips, The 3rd Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, USA, 2018.

Mastiani, M. Seo, S., Kim, M.M., “Water-in-air droplet generation in a T-junction geometry”, 3rd Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference (TFEC), Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, 2018

Garcia, K., Seo, S., Mastiani, M., Mosavati, B., Asfour, C.G., Kim, M.M., Sequential water injection with CO2: A perspective for carbon sequestration, Florida Undergraduate Research Conference, FL, USA, 2018.

Seo, S., Mastiani, M., Peters, D., Kim, M., Performance evaluation of environmentally benign nonionic surfactant derived from tannic acid for sustainable enhanced oil recovery, Challenges in Environmental Science & Engineering, Kunming, China, 2017.

Seo, S., Mastiani, M., Asfour, C., G., Garcia, K., Peters, D., Kim, M., Geological Lab-on-a-Chip for salt precipitation during CO2 sequestration in deep saline aquifers, Challenges in Environmental Science & Engineering, Kunming, China, 2017. (Best Poster Award)

Seo, S., Mastiani, M., Saldana, C., Kim, M., Porous photobioreactor for improved biofuel production by microalgae, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Tampa, USA, 2017.

Mastiani, M. Seo, S., Kim, M.M., “Aqueous droplet generation in high inertial air flow”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Tampa, FL, USA, 2017.

Kim, M.M., Microfluidics for interfacial carbon dioxide dissolution, Emerging Technology, Poland, Warsaw, 2017, May 28-30.

Nguyen, M., Nighswonger, C., Kim, M.M., A microfluidic approach for studying the influences of nickel nanoparticles and salinity on the dissolution of carbon dioxide bubbles, Florida Undergraduate Research Conference, FL, USA, 2017.

Kim, M., Microfluidic approach for carbon sequestration, 2nd Biennial CO2 for EOR as CCUS conference, Oct. 2-4, Houston, TX, USA, 2015

Kim, M., Yoda, M., Dual-tracer laser-induced fluorescence thermometry in microchannels. 61st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics,  53, AN.0003, Nov. 23-25, San Antonio, TX, USA, 2008

Kim, M., Yoda, M., Measuring near-wall temperatures using dual-tracer fluorescence thermometry and evanescent-wave illumination. 62nd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics,  54, EN.0010, Nov. 22-24, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 2009

Kim, M., Yoda, M., Fluorescence thermometry measurements of wall surface and fluid temperatures. 63rd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics,  55, QW.00006, Nov. 21-23, Long Beach, CA, USA, 2011

Kim, M., Sinton, D., Transports of carbon dioxide in porous media for carbon sequestration application, Carbon Management Canada Annual Conference, May 17-20, Calgary, Canada, 2011

Sell, A., Fadaei, H., Kim, M., Scarff, B., Sinton, D., Optofluidic Diffusion Analysis of CO2 in Brine, Carbon Management Canada Annual Conference, May 17-20, Calgary, Canada, 2011

 

Patents

A novel expiration system with a O2-permeable polydimethylsiloxane membrane, Applicatoin #: 62667176 (Pending)

Integrated expansion-evaporator-condenser unit (UT Austin, case No. 6264 HID, tied up to Monolithically integrated bi-directional heat pump structure, MIT Case No. 16002JK), US Patent, (Pending)