Inwon Lee

Inwon Lee

Career March 2000 ~ May 2000; Post Doctoral Researcher Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), Daejeon, Korea June 2000 ~ May 2001; JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow Division of Mechanical Science, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan June 2001 ~ September 2003; Senior Researcher Core Technology Group, Digital Appliance Laboratory, LG Electronics, Seoul, Korea October 2003 ~ February 2008; Assistant Professor ASERC (Advanced Ship Engineering Research Center), Pusan National University, Busan, Korea March 2008 ~ Present; Associate Professor ASERC (Advanced Ship Engineering Research Center), Pusan National University, Busan, Korea March 2011 ~ Present; Visiting Scholar Dept. of Mechanical Engieering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Professional Society Activities - Member, Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers, March 1994 ~ Present - Member, Korean Society of Visualization, December 2001 ~ Present - Member, Society of Naval Architects of Korea, January 2004 ~ Present - Business Director, Korean Society of Visualization, March 2006 ~ Present - Member, Korea Towing Tank Committee, March 2008 ~ Present Research Projects - PI (Principal Investigator), Effects of riblets on the streaky structures excited by free stream tip vortices in boundary layer, March 2003 ~ September 2004, USD5,000, Pusan National University - PI, Development of Design and Evaluation Technique of Compliant Coating for Ship Drag Reduction, April 2004 ~ March 2006, Korea Research Foundation - PI, Ship Skin Friction Reduction Technique (I), March 2005 ~ February 2008, Korea Science and Engineering Foundation - PI, Development of Boundary Layer Skin Friction Reduction Technology Using Compliant Coating, March 2005 ~ February 2007, Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. - PI, Experimental Test for ROV Thrust, October 2006 ~ December 2006, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. - PI, Course-Keeping Model Test of a 83M Class Flat Barge, March 2007 ~ April 2007, Hyundai Technology Inc. - PI, Towing Tank Experiment for ROV Resistance and Thrust Performance, April 2007~ July 2007, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. - PI, Hull Design and Towing Tank Experiment for 16,000 DWT General Cargo Ship, May 2007~ July 2007, Mariso Inc. - PI, Assessment of Skin Friction Reduction Performance of Silicone Polyurea Marine Paint, May 2007~ April 2008, Institute of Technology Evaluation and Planning - PI, Towing Tank Experiment of LST-II, September 2007~ November 2007, Hanjin Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. - PI, Towing Tank Model Test for Oceanographic Research Vessel, October 2007 ~ December 2007, Far East Ship Design & Eng. Co., Ltd. - PI, Towing Tank Model Test for 34K Bulk Carrier, November 2007 ~ March 2008, JHME Co. Ltd. - PI, Towing Tank Experiment for Hull Cleaning ROV Resistance and Thrust Performance, February 2008 ~ April 2008, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. - PI, Research on the Skin Friction Reduction of Submarine using Compliant Coating Technology, March 2008 ~ November 2008, Republic of Korea Navy - PI, Optimization of skin friction reduction mechanism of silicone polyurea material, August 2008~ July 2010, Korea Research Foundation - PI, Evaluation of Erosion Resistance and Cavitation Suppression Effect of Si-Polyurea Rudder Coating, August 2008 ~ July 2010, Small & Medium Business Administration - PI, Underwater Performance Test of the Deep Sea Camera Platform, December 2008, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Ltd. - PI, Towing tank model test for 20m class service boat (SB-A), March 2009 ~ May 2009, Kangnam Co. Ltd. - PI, Towing Tank Experiment for Hull Cleaning ROV Resistance and Thrust Performance, April 2009 ~ June 2009, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineer

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Advanced Ship Engineering Research Center (ASERC), Pusan National University, Korea; Visiting Scholar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. Field of Specialization Major Research Interests: - Flow Control and Drag Reduction of Turbulent Flows - Quantitative Flow Visualization using PIV (Particle Image Velocimetry) - Experimental Fluid Mechanics in Towing Tank and Wind Tunnel - Development of Novel Marine Paint & Coating: Environmentally Friendly Anti-Fouling Paint, Drag-reducing Paint, Erosion-resistant Rudder Coating Lecture Experience (Undergraduate) : - Basic Engineering Design - Engineering Mathematics - Thermodynamics - Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Flow - Design of Ship Propulsor - Experiment on Ship Resistance & Propulsion - Automatic Control Lecture Experience (Graduate) : - Boundary Layer Theory - Advanced Theory of Ship Flow Control