Dr. Min Y. Pack

Assistant Professor
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  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Drexel University (2017)
  • M.S., Sustainable Engineering, Villanova University (2014)
  • B.S., Engineering Science, Pennsylvania State University (2012)

Research Interests

  • Interfacial science
  • Multiphase flows
  • Bioinspired fluid dynamics
  • Colloidal self-assembly
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Thermal management


  • ME 4396/5396 Interfacial Fluid Mechanics


  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Jan. 2018 – Jun. 2019

Undergraduate/Graduate Research Opportunities

  • Droplet impact physics
  • Bioinspired fluids
  • Thin film dynamics
  • Hydrodynamic instabilities
  • Phoretic particle motions

Selected Publications

  • Kim D., Pack M., Rokoni A., Kaneelil P., Sun Y., “The Effect of Particle Wettability on the Stick-Slip Motion of the Contact Line” Soft Matter (2018), 14, 9599 – 9608.
  • Pack M., Kaneelil P., Kim H., Sun Y., “Contact Line Instability Caused by Air Rim Formation under Nonsplashing Droplets” Langmuir (2018), 4962-4969.
  • Pack M., Hu H., Kim D., Zheng Z., Stone H., Sun Y., “Failure Mechanisms of Air Entrainment in Drop Impact on Lubricated Surfaces” Soft Matter (2017) 13, 2402-2409.
  • Kim D., Pack M., Hu H., Kim H., Sun Y., “Deposition of Colloidal Drops Containing Ellipsoidal Particles: Competition Between Capillary and Hydrodynamic Forces” Langmuir (2016) 32, 11899-11906
  • Pack M., Hu H., Kim D., Yang X., Sun Y., “Colloidal Deposition on Porous Substrates: Competition Among Particle Motion, Evaporation and Infiltration” Langmuir (2015) 31, 7953-7961.


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