Younggil Park

Associate Professor - 9
Younggil Park

Phone 863-874-8606

Location Main Campus

Office IST-2107

Education
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 1999

 

About
Dr. Younggil Park is an associate professor of mechanical engineering at Florida Polytechnic University. Before joining Florida Poly, he was an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Texas-Pan American.

Park has published 15 research papers in peer-reviewed journals in thermal-fluid sciences and engineering education. From 2016 to 2018, he was a co-PI of South Texas Industrial Assessment Center, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. From 2015 to 2017, he organized and directed K-12 engineering summer camps supported by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and University Transportation Center for Railway Safety.

 

Expertise

  • Heat exchangers
  • Nanofluid heat transfer
  • Convective heat and mass transfer
  • Liquid spreading on surfaces
  • Low energy use thermal systems

 

Awards and Honors

  • Excellence award in faculty mentoring, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, 2017
  • Supervisor of the year nomination, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, 2016

 

Selected Publications