Graduate Student Researcher
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering -
University of California, Irvine, 2010 - In Progress
Fellowships and Awards
Graduate Assistance in Area of National Need (GAAND)
President's Dissertation Year fellowship
Faculty Mentor Program (FMP)
Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LS-AMP/CAMP), Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship. National Science Foundation
Project Title: Model Construction
of an Inverse Heat Conduction Problem in Laser Treatment Applications in the
Project Title: Occupational
Biomechanics for the Development of an Ergonomic Trashbin
Oral Presentation: ''Extinction limits and structure of counterflow nonpremixed water-laden methane/air flames''. The 35th International Symposium on Combustion. San Francisco, California. August 3, 2014 - Friday, August 8, 2014. PROCI-D-13-01177
Oral Presentation: ''Extinction limits and structure of counterflow nonpremixed water-laden methane/air flames''. ICDERS--International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems. Taipae, Taiwan. July 28--August 2, 2013.
Oral Presentation: ''Thin Filament Pyrometry in Fuel Hydrate flames and non-premixed water laden methane air flames''. 8th US National Meeting-- Western States Section. Salt Lake City, Utah. May 19--23, 2011.
Oral Presentation: ''Experimental Study of Water-Laden Fuel Mixtures Burning in a Non-Premixed Counterflow Configuration''.2011 Fall Technical Meeting of the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute. University of California, Riverside. October 16--18, 2011. Paper \# 027LF--0056.
Poster Submission: Extinction limits and structure of counterflow nonpremixed water-laden methane/air flames''. O.C. Kwon, S. Lee, R. Padilla, D. Dunn-Rankin, T.K. Pham. The 34th Symposium (International) on Combustion. Warsaw, Poland.
Oral Presentation: Development of an ergonomic trash bin Container for Hospitals janitorial staff''. 52nd Annual Human Factors and Ergonomic Society Conference. New York.