Ki, Jeong-Pill




JeongPill (J.P.) Ki

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
516 University Avenue
Luther Foster Hall, Room 236
Tuskegee, AL 36088
Phone: 334-727-8039 (Office)
            682-203-9808 (Mobile)
Fax:     334-727-8090
Email: jki@mytu.tuskegee.edu

Education
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), Spring, 2013
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Arizona, Spring, 2007
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Hong-Ik University, Seoul, South Korea, 2001
Research Activities
Thermal/Fluid sciences in renewable energy systems; Heat and Mass Transfer in Thermo-Fluids, Modeling and system dynamics of solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) and gas turbine hybrid systems, Alternative Fuel Reforming Process and integration, Multiphase Flow, Mechanical part/system design, and Turbo machinery rotordynamics

Previous Employers
May, 2013 - Oct, 2013: Postdoctoral Research Associate, UTA
Summer, 2013: Adjunct Lecturer UTA
Summer, 2012: Adjunct Lecturer, UTA
Jan, 2009 - May, 2013: Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant, UTA
2005 - 2008: Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant, University of Arizona
2001 - 2004: Mechanical Engineer in R&D, Amotech Co., Ltd., South Korea

Research Publications
1. (Pending) Jeongpill Ki and Daejong Kim, "Integrated model development for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell-based power generating system", 2014
2. Jeongpill Ki and Daejong Kim, "Performance evaluation of dynamic model of compact heat exchange reformer for high temperature fuel cell systems", Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, 11 (2013), Issue 1, 011006, 2013 
3. Jeongpill Ki, “Integrated modeling approach of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell based power generation system”, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Texas at Arlington, May, 2013
4. Peiwen Li, Jeongpill Ki, Hong Liu, “Aanalysis and Optimization of Current Collecting Systems in PEM Fuel Cells”, International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering, 3 (2012), Issue 1, pp. 1-10
5. Daejong Kim, Jeongpill Ki, Young-Cheol Kim, Kook young Ahn, “Extended three-dimensional thermo-hydrodynamic model of radial foil bearing”, Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 134 (2012), Issue 5, 052501 (13 pages)
6. Jeongpill Ki and Daejong Kim, “Dynamic modeling of compact heat exchange reformer for high temperature fuel cell systems”, Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, 9 (2012), Issue 1, 011013 (16 pages)
7. Jeongpill Ki and Daejong Kim, "Computational model to predict thermal dynamics of planar solid oxide fuel cell stack during start-up process”, Elsevier Journal of Power Sources, 195(2010), pp. 3186-3200

Conference Proceedings
1. Daejong Kim, Jeongpill Ki, Youngcheol Kim, Kookyoung Ahn, 2011, “Extended Three-Dimensional Thermo-hydrodynamic Model of Radial Foil Bearing: Case studies in Turbine Simulator”, International Joint Tribology Conference, IJTC 2011-61129, Oct 24-26, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2. Jeongpill Ki, Daejong Kim, Srikanth Honavara-Prasad, 2010, “Dynamic Modeling of Two Dimensional Compact Heat Exchange Reformer For High Temperature Fuel Cell Systems”, Presented in 2010 Fuel Cell Seminar and Exposition, October 18-21, 2010, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
3. Srikanth Honavara-Prasad, Daejong Kim, Jeongpill Ki, 2010, “Computational Model for Transient and Steady State Characteristics of a One-dimensional Steam Reformer”, Presented in 2010 Fuel Cell Seminar and Exposition, October 18-21, 2010, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
4. Jeongpill Ki and Daejong Kim, 2009, "Analytical Model to Predict Thermal Dynamics of Planar Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Stack During Start-up Process",  Presented in 2009 Fuel Cell Seminar and Exposition, Nov 16-19, 2009, Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Spring, CA, USA
5. Peiwen Li, Deva Coopamah, Jeongpill Ki, 2008, "Uniform Distribution of Species in Fuel Cells using a Multiple Flow Bifurcation Design", Presented in ASME 6th International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, June 16-18, 2008, Denver, CO, USA
6. Peiwen Li and Jeongpill Ki, 2007, "Analysis and Optimization of Current Collecting Systems in PEM Fuel Cells," Presented in ASME 5th International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, June 18-20, 2007, New York, NY, USA

Honors & Awards
1. Nomination for the outstanding summer instructor award at UTA, 2013
2. Graduate Tuition Fellowship, Fall, 2012 ~ Spring, 2013
3. STEM Doctoral Fellowship, Spring, 2009 ~ Spring, 2012
4. Office of Graduate School (OGS) Scholarship, 2009

Teaching Experience
1. Tuskegee University
    MENG 211 – Statics: Spring, 2014
    MENG 312 – Thermodynamics I: Spring, 2014
    MENG 317 – Measurement and Analysis Laboratory: Spring, 2014

2. University of Texas at Arlington 
    MAE 3318 – Kinematics and Dynamics: Summer, 2013 (Adjunct Lecturer)
    MAE 3318 – Kinematics and Dynamics: Fall, 2012 ~ Spring, 2013 (Teaching Assistant)
    MAE 3318 – Kinematics and Dynamics: Summer, 2012 (Adjunct Lecturer)
    MAE 3318 – Kinematics and Dynamics: Fall, 2011~ Spring, 2012 (Teaching Assistant)

3. University of Arizona 
    AME 331 – Fluid Mechanics: Fall, 2007 ~ Fall, 2008 (Teaching Assistant)
    AME 230 – Thermodynamics: Spring, 2007 (Teaching Assistant)

Professional Activities
1. Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 
2. Member of The Society of Reliability Engineers (SRE) 
3. Member of Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA) 
4. Member of CTSI(Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization)

Invited Talks
1. Reviewer invitation from International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, 2013
2. Editorial Board invitation from Frontiers, 2013
3. Speaker of colloquium on Micro/Nano Thermal & Fluid Engineering, Arlington, TX 2010
4. Brownbag Graduate seminar, Arlington, TX, 2009, 
5. ASME 5th International Fuel Cell Science Conference, New York, NY, 2007