HyoungSup Kim, Research Engineer, Ph. D

Research Engineer, Ph. D

Academic Experience

A.J Drexel Plasma Institute, Camden, NJ
College of Engineering, Drexel Univ., Philadelphia PA
Research Fellow, January 2009 to Mar. 2016

  • Plasma assisted water treatment of DOE projects: Cooling water, Produced water
  • Non equilibrium plasma assisted treatment of ballast water (sea water)
  • Analysis of water properties treated by plasma
  • Control of microbe by plasma-water interaction
  • Computer aided drawing of plasma generation system and water treatment system
  • Manufacturing plasma system – Spark, Gliding Arc, Plasma Spray and Spiral Arc

Professional Experience
Onvector LLC, King of Prussia, PA, USA:
Research Engineer, April, 2016 – Date

  • Development of plasma water treatment system
  • Manufacturing plasma water treatment system
  • Experimental work for waste water treatment

Korea Heat Exchanger Ind. Co., Ltd., South Korea: Design Engineer, 2007 – 2008

  • Designing of air cooled Heat exchanger according to ASME code
  • Designing of strength calculation of welding process

Selected publications

First author

HyoungSup Kim, K. Wright, I. H. Hwang, D. H. Lee, A. Rabinovich, A. Fridman, and Y. I. Cho.
Effects of H2O2 and Low pH produced by gliding arc discharge on the inactivation of Escherichia Coli in water. Plasma Medicine, 2011. 1(3-4): p. 295-307.

HyoungSup Kim, K. Wright, I. H. Hwang, D. H. Lee, A. Rabinovich, A. Fridman, and Y. I. Cho.
Concentration of hydrogen peroxide generated by gliding arc discharge and inactivation of E- coli in water. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 2013. 42: p. 5-10.

HyoungSup Kim, I. H. Hwang, D. H. Lee, D. J. Cho, A. Rabinovich, A. Fridman, and Y. I. Cho, Use of plasma gliding arc discharges on the inactivation of E- coli in water. Separation and Purification Technology, 2013. 120: p. 423-428.

HyoungSup Kim, D. H. Lee, A. Fridman, and Young I. Cho.
Residual effects and energy cost of gliding arc discharge treatment on the inactivation of Escherichia coli in water. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2014. 77: p. 1075-1083.

HyoungSup Kim, K. Wright, D. J. Cho, and Y. I. Cho,
Self-cleaning filtration with spark discharge in produced water, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2015. 88: 527-537.
HyoungSup Kim, K. Wright, J. Piccioni, D. J. Cho, and Y. I. Cho,
Inactivation of Bacteria by the Application of Spark Plasma in Produced Water. Separation and Purification Technology, 2015. 156(Part 2): p. 544-552.

Coauthor

  • Y. Cho, K. Wright, HyoungSup Kim, D. Cho, A. Rabinovich, and A. Fridman, Stretched arc discharge in produced water, Review of Scientific Instruments, 2015. 86: 013501.
  • K. Wright, HyoungSup Kim, D. Cho, A. Rabinovich, A. Fridman, and Y. Cho, New fouling prevention method using a plasma gliding arc for produced water treatment, Desalination, 2014. 345: 64-71.
  • Yang, HyoungSup Kim, A. Starikovskiy, Y. I. Cho and A. Fridman, An underwater multi-channel plasma array for water sterilization. Review of Scientific Instruments, 2011. 82(9): p. 096103
  • Y. Yang, HyoungSup Kim, A. Starikovskiy, A. Fridman, and Y. Cho, Pulsed multichannel discharge array in water with stacked circular disk electrodes. Plasma Science, IEEE Transactions, 2011. 39 (11): 2624-2625.
  • Y. Yang, HyoungSup Kim, A. Starikovskiy, Y. Cho, and A. Fridman, Mechanism of calcium ions precipitation from hard water using pulsed spark discharges, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 2011. 31: 51-66
  • Y. Yang, HyoungSup Kim, A. Starikovskiy, A. Fridman, and Y. Cho, Mineral fouling control by underwater pulsed spark discharge in a heat exchanger, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 2011. 133 054502: (1-4)
  • Y. Yang, HyoungSup Kim, A. Starikovskiy, A. Fridman, and Y. Cho, Application of pulsed spark discharge for calcium carbonate precipitation in hard water, Water Research, 2010. 44: 3659-3668
  • Y. Yang, HyoungSup Kim, A. Fridman, and Y. Cho, Effect of a plasma-assisted self-cleaning filter on the performance of PWT coil for the mitigation of mineral fouling in a heat exchanger, International Journal of Heat Mass Transfer, 2010. 53: 412-422
  • Y. Yang, Hyoungsup Kim, J. Jung, A. Fridman and Y. I. Cho, Application of Pulsed Spark Discharge for Mitigation of Mineral Fouling in a Heat Exchanger, 2010 14th International Heat Transfer Conference, Volume 4, 2010

Coauthor of the book chapter

  • Young I. Cho and HyoungSup Kim. Chapter 9: Nonchemical Methods to Control Scale and Deposit Formation in book of “Mineral Scales and Deposits: Scientific and Technological Approaches”, 1st edition. Elsevier. 2015

Patent

1. Cho, Y.I., D.J. Cho, A. Fridman, and H. Kim, Plasma Spark Discharge Reactor and Durable Electrode. 2016, US Patent 20,160,137,529.