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Hong Im

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Hong Im

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
2148 GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)
2350 Hayward
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125
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Phone: (734) 615-5152
Fax: (734) 647-3170

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Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, 1994
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, 1988
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, 1986

Research Interests

Combustion; computational methods for reacting flows; direct numerical simulation; large eddy simulation; turbulent combustion modeling; flame structure/dynamics; ignition/extinction; supersonic combustion; pollutant reduction and control; combustion chemistry; reduced mechanisms; combustion synthesis of materials; reacting flows in microsystems.

Major Funding Sources

National Science Foundation; United States Department of Energy

Honors and Awards

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2012

Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics , 2008

Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE), U.S. Department of Energy, January 2007

Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award, Society of Automotive Engineers, April 2006

Selected Member of the AIAA Propellants and Combustion Technical Committee, 2006

Faculty Development Fund, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan,, January 2004

CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, January 2002

Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) Award, U.S. Department of Energy, 2001

Nominated for University Honorific Fellowship, Princeton University (only nominee from MAE Department), 1993

Grumman Graduate Prize for Academic Excellence, Princeton University, 1990


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