Principal Investigator

Wookyung Kim
United Technologies Corporation

2006 - Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
2002 - M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
1999 - B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University (Republic of Korea)

Wookyung Kim is a Staff Research Scientist in the Combustion Group at United Technologies Research Center (UTRC). His current research areas include spray physics and combustor dynamics. As an experimentalist, his research interests spanned the various aspects of flame and flow stability, which includes plasma assisted flame stabilization, plasma aided flow control, and flame stability improvement in augmentor geometries. After his Ph. D., he worked as a post doctoral fellow/research associate at Stanford for three and half years before joining UTRC in 2010. He has published more than dozen leading author articles in peer reviewed journals, and has served as a reviewer for various internationally recognized plasma, combustion, and fluid mechanics journals.

2010 - Present Senior Research Engineer, Combustion, United Technologies Research Center
2007 – 2010 Post Doctoral Researcher, Stanford Plasma Physics Lab., Stanford University
2001 - 2006 Graduate Research Assistant, Jet and Flame Lab., Stanford University



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