News

August 2021: Dr. Park, as a co-PI, has been awarded a grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) on "Dynamics and control of active nematics using nonlinear reduced-order models." PI is Dr. Piyush Grover in MME and the other co-PI is Dr. Michael Norton in RIT.

July 2021: Congratulations to Ethan Davis for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation entitled "Toward an understanding of fundamental mechanisms in transitional and turbulence flow control." Dr. Davis will be joining the Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, NM, as a postdoctoral researcher.

January 2021:  Welcome to Cesar Leos, who is joining the Park Research Group as a Ph.D. student!  Cesar is coming from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, where he obtained a B.S. and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He is co-advised by Dr. Isaac Choutapalli at the University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley.

December 2020: The Park Research Group attended the 18th (Virtual) International Congress on Rheology (ICR).

December 2020: Congratulations to Alex Rogge for successfully defending his M.S. thesis entitled "Toward Understanding Underlying Mechanisms of Drag Reduction in Turbulent Flow Control"

November 2020: The Park Research Group attended the 73rd (Virtual) Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics (APS-DFD).

November 2020: The Park Research Group attended the 2020 (Virtual) ASME's International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE).

August 2020:  Welcome to Alexia Martinez Ibarra, who is joining the Park Research Group as a Ph.D. student!  Alexia is coming from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, where she obtained a B.S. and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

April 2020: Dr. Park received the 2020 Henry Y. Kleinkauf Family Distinguished New Faculty Teaching Award from the College of Engineering at UNL.

March 2020: Dr. Park has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) on "Nonlinear electrokinetics at polarizable soft interfaces: implications for cell membrane characterization and nanopore transport" (co-PI Dr. Ruiguo Yang in MME). Link to News.

November 2019: The Park Research Group attended the 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics (APS-DFD) in Seattle, WA.

November 2019: The Park Research Group attended the 2019 ASME's International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) in Salt Lake City, UT.

October 2019: Dr. Park Research Group attended the 91st Annual Meeting of The Society of Rheology (SOR) in Raleigh, NC.

July 2019: Dr. Park attended the 2019 ASME-JSME-KSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference in San Francisco, CA.

January 2019:  Welcome to Alex Rogge, who is joining the Park Research Group as an MS student!  Alex is coming from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he obtained a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

November 2018: The Park Research Group attended the 71st Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics (APS-DFD) in Atlanta, GA.

November 2018: The Park Research Group attended the 2018 ASME's International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) in Tampa, FL. An undergraduate student, Thomas Hafner, earned second place at the Young Engineers Paper Contest in the Fluids Engineering Division.

October 2018: Dr. Park attended the 90th Annual Meeting of The Society of Rheology (SOR) in Houston, TX.

October 2018: Dr. Park has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation on "RII Track-4: Finding Order in Chaos: a Systematic Approach to Turbulence Control for Drag Reduction." Link to News.

April 2018: Dr. Park's and Dr. Ryu's groups in MME hosted the Sunday with a Scientist at the University of Nebraska State Museum.

January 2018: The paper "Bursting and critical layer frequencies in minimal turbulent dynamics and connections to exact coherent states" by Jae Sung Park, Ashwin Shekar & Michael D. Graham appeared in Physical Review Fluids.

January 2018:  Welcome to Ethan Davis, who is joining the Park Research Group as a Ph.D. student!  Ethan is coming from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he obtained a B.S. and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

November 2017: Dr. Park attended the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics in Denver, CO.

November 2017: Dr. Park attended the 2017 ASME's International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) in Tampa, FL.

November 2017: Dr. Park has been awarded the NASA Nebraska EPSCoR Research Mini-Grant on "Improving Energy Efficiency in Aerodynamical Flow Processes by Functionalized Surfaces".

August 2017: Congratulations to Thomas Hafner in MME and Elizabeth Spaulding in Math Department for receiving the 2017-2018 NASA NE Space Grant Fellowships.

August 2017: Welcome to Siamak Mirfendereski, who is joining the Park Research Group as a Ph.D. student this Fall!  Siamak is coming from AmirKabir University of Technology, Iran, where he obtained an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

August 2017: Dr. Park attended the 2017 US-Korea Conference on Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship (UKC 2017) in Washington DC.

July 2017: Dr. Park attended the 54th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science (SES) in Boston, MA.

June 2017: Dr. Park, as a co-PI, has been awarded the University of Nebraska Collaboration Initiative Seed Grant on "Microscale Investigation of Mechanobiology of Atherosclerosis Using Novel Microfluidic Biochambers". PI is Dr. Sangin Ryu in MME and other co-PIs include Dr. Tim Wei in MME, and Dr. Yiannis S. Chatzizisis & Dr. Iraklis Pipinos at UNMC.

June 2017: Welcome to Thomas Hafner, who is joining the Park Research Group as a summer undergraduate research assistant this summer! Thomas is working on turbulent drag reduction via spanwise body force.

March 2017: The paper "Low-drag events in transitional wall-bounded turbulence" by Richard D. Whalley, Jae Sung Park, Anubhav Kushwaha, David J.C. Dennis, Michael D. Graham & Robert J. Poole appeared in Physical Review Fluids.

March 2017: Dr. Park and Dr. Ryu's group in MME participated in the Lincoln Public Schools Science Fair at the Lancaster Event Center - link to Journal Star.

February 2017: The paper "Temporal and spatial intermittencies within channel flow turbulence near transition" by Anubhav Kushwaha, Jae Sung Park, and Michael D. Graham appeared in Physical Review Fluids.

January 2017: Dr. Jae Sung Park started working at UNL as an assistant professor.