Faculty

Chanwoo Park

Chanwoo Park

Associate Professor

E2402 Lafferre Hall

Phone: 573-882-6087

Email: parkchanw@missouri.edu

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Biography

Chanwoo Park is an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and director of the Heat Transfer/Sustainable Energy Laboratory at the University of Missouri. He was elected a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) in 2020. His research interests include heat and mass transfer in multi-scale and multi-physics systems, boiling, condensation, battery thermal management and desalination.

Park is the recipient of the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER award in 2014, which funded his research on thin-film evaporation enhancement using hierarchical multi-scale porous media. His research grants as principal or co-principal investigator total about $6.5 million, and his past appointments include the University of Nevada-Reno, Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc., and in the Ford Research and Advanced Engineering Laboratory, Korea Institute of Science and Technology. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Energy, NASA, the Environmental Protection Agency, Hyundai Motor Company and other industries.

Education

PhD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
MS from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Taejon, Korea
BS from Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea

Technical Focus

Boiling and condensation

Desalination

Energy conversion

Heat transfer

Thermal management