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Dr. Jae-Sung Kwon


Part-time researcher of Division of Thermal and Fluids Science

H-Index (Scopus): 6; Citation (Scopus): > 150 



  • Bachelor of Science, Nuclear Engineering, Hanyang University, Korea, 2001
  • Master, Mechanical Engineering/ Computational Fluid Dynamics, Hanyang University, Korea, 2006
  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering/ Experimental Fluid Dynamics, Particle Image Velocimetry, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA, 2013


  • From 2007 to 2008: Researcher, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea.
  • From 2008 to 2013: Research Assistant, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA.
  • From 2013 to 2016: Postdoctoral Associate, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA.
  • From 2016 to now: Assistant professor, Incheon National University, Korea.


  • Experimental Fluid Dynamics;
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics;
  • Micro- and Nano-fluidics;
  • Particle Image Velocimetry;
  • Flow Visualization and Digital Image Processing;


[5]. Design improvement of the reverse flow device for cleaning fiber disk filters using particle image velocimetry technique (Principal Investigator), National Research Foundation (NRF), from 8/2018 (9 months) (Ongoing)

[4]. Experimental study about heat transfer correlation of natural convective flow in a dry storage cask (Principal Investigator), National Research Foundation (NRF), from 8/2018 (6 months) (Ongoing)

[3]. A study on application of a hybrid opto-electrokinetic microfluidic manipulation technique for high-performance biological assay (Principal Investigator), National Research Foundation (NRF), from 6/2016 (6 months) (Completed)

[2]. Development of algorithm for PIV measurement uncertainty estimation of natural convection in a spent nuclear fuel dry storage system (Principal Investigator), National Research Foundation (NRF), from 9/2016 (12 months) (Completed)

[1]. Development of non-invasive opto-magnetokinetic microfluidic technique for rapid and precise on-chip manipulation of bio-colloids (Principal Investigator), National Research Foundation (NRF), from 9/2016 (36 months) (Ongoing)


  • Journals: 

[10]. Xudong Pan, Jae-Sung Kwon, Jian Wei Khor, Steven T. Wereley, Experimental and computational study of optically-driven electrothermal vortex, Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, An International Journal, (2018) (ISI)

[9]. Jae-Sung Kwon, Doyoung Shin, Taeseok Kim, Sung Joong Kim, Local heat transfer characteristics of natural circulation flow inside an 8×8 partial spent fuel assembly under dry storage, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 128: 431-442, (2018) (ISI)

[8]. Jae-Sung Kwon, Je Hoon Oh, Microfluidic Technology for Cell Manipulation, Applied Sciences Journal, 8: 1-20, (2018) (ISI)

[7]. Jae-Sung Kwon, Dong Jun Lee, Je Hoon Oh, Formation and Characterization of inkjet-printed nanosilver lines on plasma-treated glass substrates, Applied Sciences Journal, 8: 1-16, (2018) (ISI)

[6]. Jae-Sung Kwon, Steven T. Wereley, Light-actuated electrothermal microfluidic motion: Experimental investigation and physical interpretation, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Journal, 19: 609-619, (2015) (ISI)

[5]. Avanish Mishra, Jae-Sung Kwon, Raviraj Thakur, Steven T. Wereley, Opto-electric Microfluidics as a Promising Tool in Biology and Medicine, Trends in Biotechnology, 32: 414-421, (2014) (ISI)

[4]. Jae-Sung Kwon, Steven T. Wereley, Towards New Methodologies for Manipulation of Colloidal Particles in a Miniaturized Fluidic Device: Opto-electrokinetic Manipulation Technique, Journal of Fluids Engineering, 135: 021306-1~10, (2013) (ISI)

[3]. Jae-Sung Kwon, Joo-Sung Maeng, Myung-Suk Chun, Simon Song, Improvement of Microchannel Geometry Subject to Electrokinesis and Dielectrophoresis using Numerical Simulation, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Journal, 5: 23-31, (2012) (ISI)

[2]. Jae-Sung Kwon, Sandeep Ravindranath, Kumar Aloke, Joseph Irudayaraj, Steven T. Wereley, Opto-electrokinetic Manipulation for High-performance On-chip Bioassays, Lab Chip Journal, 12: 4955-4959, (2012) (ISI)

[1]. Aloke Kumar, Jae-Sung Kwon, Stuart J. Williams, Nicolas G. Green, Nung Kwan Yip, Steven T. Wereley, Optically Modulated Electrokinetic Manipulation and Concentration of Colloidal Particles near an Electrode Surface, Langmuir, 26: 5262-5272, (2010) (ISI)