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  • Wicking and flooding of liquids on vertical porous sheets,

    S. J. Kim, J. W. Choi, M.-W. Moon, K.-R. Lee, Y. S. Chang, D.-Y. Lee, and H.-Y. Kim, Physics of Fluids 27, 032105 (2015) PDF

  • Capillarity guided patterning of microliquids,

    M. Kang, W. Park, S. Na, S. Paik, H. Lee, J. Park, H.-Y. Kim, and N. L. Jeon, Small, in press

  • Elastocapillary coalescence of plates and pillars,

    Z. Wei, T. M. Schneider, J. Kim, H.-Y. Kim, J. Aizenberg, and L. Mahadevan, Proceedings of the Royal Society A 471, 20140593  (2015) PDF



  • Rings, igloos and pebbles of salt formed by drying saline drops,

    B. Shin, M.-W. Moon, and H.-Y. Kim, Langmuir 30, 12837−12842 (2014) PDF

  • Flutter-driven triboelectrification for harvesting wind energy,

    J. Bae, J. Lee, S. M. Kim, J. Ha, B.-S. Lee, Y. J. Park, C. Choong, J.-B. Kim, Z. L. Wang, H.-Y. Kim, J.-J. Park & U.-I. Chung, Nature Communications 5, 4929 (2014) PDF

  • Does liquid slippage within a rough channel always increase the flow rate?,

    A. Lee, and H.-Y. Kim, Physics of Fluids 26, 07002 (2014) PDF

  • Optimal lamellar arrangement in fish gills,

    K. Park, W. Kim and, H.-Y. Kim, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111, 8067-8070 (2014) PDF

  • Disruptive bubble behaviour leading to microstructure damage in an ultrasonic field,

    T.-H. Kim and H.-Y. Kim, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 750, 355-371 (2014) PDF

  • Self-burial mechanics of hygroscopically responsive awns,

    W. Jung, W. Kim, and H.-Y. Kim, Integrative and Comparative Biology 54, 1034–1042 (2014) PDF

  • Editorial: Functional carbon nanomaterials,

    M.-W. Moon, H.-Y. Kim, A. Wang, and A. Vaziri, Journal of Nanomaterials 2014, 202143 (2014) PDF

  • Toward nanoscale three-dimensional printing: Nanowalls built of electrospun nanofibers,

    M. Lee and H.-Y. Kim, Langmuir 30, 1210-1214 (2014) PDF



  • Experimental study of drop spreading on textured superhydrophilic surfaces,

    S. J. Kim, J. Kim, M.-W. Moon, K.-R. Lee, and H.-Y. Kim, Physics of Fluids 25, 092110 (2013) PDF

  • Drop impact on super-wettability-contrast annular patterns,

    S. Kim, M.-W. Moon, and H.-Y. Kim, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 730, 328-342 (2013) PDF

  • Wake and thrust of an angularly reciprocating plate,

    J. Lee, Y.-J. Park, U. Jeong, K.-J. Cho, and H.-Y. Kim, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 720, 545-557 (2013) PDF

  • Shape of a large drop on a rough hydrophobic surface,

    J. Park, J. Park, H. Lim, and H.-Y. Kim, Physics of Fluids 25, 022102 (2013) PDF

  • Dynamics of a microliquid prism actuated by electrowetting,

    D.-G. Lee, J. Park, J. Bae, and H.-Y. Kim, Lab on a Chip 13, 274-279 (2013) PDF

  • Porous carbon nanoparticle networks with tunable absorbability,

    W. Dai, S. J. Kim, W.-K. Seong, S. H. Kim, K.-R. Lee, H.-Y. Kim, and M.-W. Moon, Scientific Reports 3, 2524 (2013) PDF

  • Superhydrophobic transparent surface of nanostructured poly(methyl methacrylate) enhanced by a hydrolysis reaction,

    E. K. Her, T.-J. Ko, B. Shin, H. Roh, W. Dai, W. K. Seong, H.-Y. Kim, K.-R. Lee, K. H. Oh, and M.-W. Moon, Plasma Processes and Polymers 10, 481-488 (2013) PDF


  • Jumping hoops,
    E. Yang and H.-Y. Kim, American Journal of Physics 80, 19-23 (2012) PDF

  • Water harvest via dewing,

    A. Lee, M.-W. Moon, H. Lim, W.-D. Kim, and H.-Y. Kim, Langmuir 28, 10183-10191 (2012) PDF

  • Extreme water repellency of nanostructured low-surface-energy non-woven fabrics,
    B. Shin, K.-R. Lee, M.-W. Moon, and H.-Y. Kim, Soft Matter 8, 1817-1823 (2012) PDF

  • Kinematic condition for maximizing the thrust of a robotic fish using a compliant caudal fin,
    Y.-J. Park, U. Jeong, J. Lee, S. R. Kwon, H.-Y. Kim, and K.-J. Cho, IEEE Transactions on Robotics 28, 1216-1227 (2012) PDF

  • Water condensation behavior on the surface of a network of superhydrophobic carbon fibers with high-aspect-ratio nanostructures,

    T.-J. Ko, E. K. Her, B. Shin, H.-Y. Kim, K.-R. Lee, B. K. Hong, S. H. Kim, K. H. Oh, M.-W. Moon, Carbon 50, 5085-5092 (2012) PDF



  • Hydrodynamics of writing with ink,
    J. Kim, M.-W. Moon, K.-R. Lee, L. Mahadevan, and H.-Y. Kim, Physical Review Letters 107, 264501 (2011) PDF

  • Liquid spreading on superhydrophilic micropillar arrays,
    S. J. Kim, M.-W. Moon, K.-R. Lee, D.-Y. Lee, Y. S. Chang, and H.-Y. Kim, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 680, 477-487 (2011)

  • Sinking of small sphere at low Reynolds number through interface,
    D.-G. Lee and H.-Y. Kim, Physics of Fluids 23, 072104 (2011)

  • Prediction of sessile drop evaporation considering surface wettability,
    H. Song, Y. Lee, S. Jin, H.-Y. Kim, and J. Y. Yoo, Microelectronic Engineering 88, 3249-3255 (2011)


  • Nanopottery: Coiling of electrospun polymer nanofibers,
    H.-Y. Kim, M. Lee, K. J. Park, S. Kim, and L. Mahadevan, Nano Letters 10, 2138-2140 (2010) PDF

  • Drop impact on microwetting patterned surfaces,
    M. Lee, Y. S. Chang, and H.-Y. Kim, Physics of Fluids 22, 072101 (2010) PDF

  • Nanoscale patterning of microtextured surfaces to control superhydrophobic robustness,
    T.-G. Cha, J. W. Yi, M.-W. Moon, K.-R. Lee, and H.-Y. Kim, Langmuir 26, 8319-8326 (2010) PDF

  • Tilted Janus polymer pillars,
    M.-W. Moon, T.-G. Cha, K.-R. Lee, A. Vaziri, and H.-Y. Kim, Soft Matter 6, 3926-3929 (2010) PDF

  • Visualization and minimization of disruptive bubble behavior in ultrasonic field,
    W. Kim, K. Park, J. Oh, J. Choi, and H.-Y. Kim, Ultrasonics 50, 798-802 (2010) PDF

  • Long-lasting hydrophilicity on nanostructured Si-incorporated diamond-like carbon films,
    J. W. Yi, M.-W. Moon, S. F. Ahmed, H. Kim, T.-G. Cha, H.-Y. Kim, S.-S. Kim, and K.-R. Lee, Langmuir 26, 17203-17209 (2010) PDF

  • Nano-embossed structure on polypropylene induced by low energy Ar ion beam irradiation,
    S. F. Ahmed, G.-H. Rho, J. Y. Lee, S. J. Kim, H.-Y. Kim, Y.-J. Jang, M.-W. Moon, and K.-R. Lee, Surface & Coatings Technology 205, S104-S108 (2010)


  • The role of superhydrophobicity in the adhesion of a floating cylinder,
    D.-G. Lee and H.-Y. Kim, Journal of Fluid Mechanics
    624, 23-32 (2009) PDF

  • Mechanism of particle removal by megasonic waves,
    W. Kim, T.-H. Kim, J. Choi, and H.-Y. Kim, Applied Physics Letters
    94, 081908 (2009) PDF

  • Multi-curvature liquid meniscus in a nanochannel: Evidence of interplay between intermolecular and surface forces,
    P. Kim, H.-Y. Kim, J. K. Kim, G. Reiter, and K. Y. Suh, Lab on a Chip 9, 3255-3260 (2009) PDF

  • Engineering microscale cellular niches for three-dimensional multicellular co-cultures,
    C. P. Huang, J. Lu, H. Seon, A. P. Lee, L. A. Flanagan, H.-Y. Kim, A. J. Putnam, and N. L. Jeon, Lab on a Chip 9, 1740-1748 (2009) PDF


  • Bending of floating flexible legs,
    K. J. Park and H.-Y. Kim, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 610, 381-390 (2008) PDF

  • Equilibrium of an elastically confined liquid drop,
    H.-M. Kwon, H.-Y. Kim, J. Puell, and L. Mahadevan, Journal of Applied Physics 103, 093519 (2008) PDF

  • Impact of a superhydrophobic sphere onto water,
    D.-G. Lee and H.-Y. Kim, Langmuir 24, 142-145 (2008) PDF


  • A microfluidic chaotic mixer using ferrofluid,
    D.-W. Oh, J. S. Jin, J. H. Choi, H.-Y. Kim, and J. S. Lee, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering 17, 2077-2083 (2007)

  • Life of thermal bubble on platinum microheater,
    H.-Y. Kim, K.-H. Jeong, S. Ko, H. J. Lee, Y. P. Lee, and Y. S. Chang, Journal of Applied Physics 102, 034903 (2007) PDF

  • How the capillary burst microvalve works,
    H. Cho, H.-Y. Kim, J. Y. Kang, and T. S. Kim, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 306, 379-385 (2007) PDF

  • Deflection of microcantilever by growing vapor bubble,
    H. J. Lee, Y. S. Chang, Y. P. Lee, K.-H. Jeong, and H.-Y. Kim, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 136, 717-722 (2007) PDF

  • On thermocapillary propulsion of microliquid slug,
    H.-Y. Kim, Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering
    11, 351-362 (2007) PDF


  • Capillary rise between elastic sheets,
    H.-Y. Kim and L. Mahadevan, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 548, 141-150 (2006) PDF

  • The lowest oscillation mode of a pendant drop,
    J. H. Moon, B. H. Kang, and H.-Y. Kim, Physics of Fluids 18, 021702 (2006) PDF

  • Sinking of a horizontal cylinder,
    D. Vella, D.-G. Lee, and H.-Y. Kim, Langmuir 22, 2972-2974 (2006) PDF

  • The load supported by small floating objects,
    D. Vella, D.-G. Lee, and H.-Y. Kim, Langmuir
    22, 5979-5981 (2006) PDF

  • Dynamics of surfactant-driven fracture of particle rafts,
    D. Vella, H.-Y. Kim, P. Ausillous, and L. Mahadevan, Physical Review Letters 96, 178301 (2006) PDF


  • Meandering instability of a rivulet,
    H.-Y. Kim, J.-H. Kim, and B. H. Kang, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 498, 245-256 (2004)

  • The wall-induced motion of a floating flexible train,
    D. Vella, H.-Y. Kim, and L. Mahadevan, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 502, 89-98 (2004)

  • Drop fall-off from vibrating ceiling,
    H.-Y. Kim, Physics of Fluids 16, 474-477 (2004)

  • Control of drop rebound with solid target motion,
    H. J. Lee and H.-Y. Kim, Physics of Fluids 16, 3715-3719 (2004)

  • Microsensor for impact of molten metal microdrops,
    H.-Y. Kim, T. Karahalios, T. Qiu, and J.-H. Chun, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 116, 417-423 (2004)

  • Enhancement of natural convection and pool boiling heat transfer via ultrasonic vibration,
    H.-Y. Kim, Y. G. Kim, and B. H. Kang, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 47, 2831-2840 (2004)

2000 - 2003

  • Imaging the high-speed impact of microdrop on solid surface,
    H.-Y. Kim, S.-Y. Park, and K. Min, Review of Scientific Instruments 74, 4930-4937 (2003)

  • Spreading and solidification of a molten microdrop in the solder jet bumping process,
    Y.-S. Yang, H.-Y. Kim, and J.-H. Chun, IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies 26, 215-221 (2003)

  • Effects of hydrophilic surface treatment on evaporation heat transfer at the outside wall of horizontal tubes,
    H.-Y. Kim and B. H. Kang, Applied Thermal Engineering 23, 449-458 (2003)

  • Sliding of liquid drops down an inclined solid surface,
    H.-Y. Kim, H. J. Lee, and B. H. Kang, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 247, 372-380 (2002)

  • The recoiling of liquid droplets upon collision with solid surfaces,
    H.-Y. Kim and J.-H. Chun, Physics of Fluids 13, 643-659 (2001)

  • A parametric study on the cooling characteristics of an infrared detector cryochamber,
    H.-Y. Kim, B. H. Kang, and D.-Y. Lee, Cryogenics 40, 779-788 (2000)

  • Instability of a liquid jet emerging from a droplet upon collision with a solid surface,
    H.-Y. Kim, Z. C. Feng, and J.-H. Chun, Physics of Fluids 12, 531-541 (2000)




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