Recent news

  • [April 13, 2023] Peter Kang has been named a McKnight Presidential Fellow. This prestigious award is conferred annually to a small subset of highly accomplished faculty making the jump from assistant to associate professor.
  • [April 10, 2023] Woonghee was awarded the Best Talk Award from the Student Research Symposium for his talk on Three-dimensional Flow and Inertia Effects on Pore-Scale Mineral Dissolution. Congratulations, Woonghee!
  • [Feb. 3, 2023] Kang Group was invited to organize a workshop at the 36th annual Minnesota Earth Science Teachers Conference.
  • [Jan. 27, 2023] Peter Kang received the George W. Taylor Career Development Award from the College of Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota.
  • [Nov. 2, 2022] Peter Kang received the Chin-Fu Tsang Coupled Processes Award. Peter gave an award lecture at CouFrac2022.
  • [March 3, 2022] Woonghee won a prestigious SAFL award, 2021-22 Nels Nelson Fellowship! Woonghee, congratulations on receiving this award and on your many accomplishments!
  • [April 2, 2021] Rachel Tripp, an undergrad intern mentored by Sang and Peter, received the best poster award from the UMN Earth Student Research Symposium. Congratulations, Rachel!
  • [March 17, 2021] Peter Kang received a UMN McKnight Land-Grant Professorship.
  • [Jan. 25, 2021] Peter Kang received an NSF CAREER award for his project: “Predicting Transport, Mixing, and Reaction in Three-dimensional Heterogeneous Fractured Media Across Scales”.
  • Peter Kang will serve as Associate Editor for Hydrogeology Journal from 2021 to 2024. 
  • I have open positions for MS and Ph.D. students. Please contact me with your full CV if interested. I am looking for a student with a background in fluid mechanics and numerical modeling.
  • [Jan. 22, 2021] Seonkyoo Yoon’s paper on “Roughness, inertia, and diffusion effects on anomalous transport in rough channel flows“, has been published in Physical Review Fluids and selected to be an Editors’ Suggestion!
  • [August 6, 2020] Michael Chen received NSF EAR Postdoctoral Fellowship! Michael will study the effects of incomplete mixing on calcite dissolution by combining microfluidic experiments and pore-scale simulations. Congratulations, Michael!
  • [April 6, 2020] Sang Lee’s paper on “Three-dimensional Vortex-induced Reaction Hotspots at Flow Intersections”, has been published online in Physical Review Letters and selected to be a PRL Editors’ Suggestion!
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