JongWon Kim
Jongwon KimLecturer
Engineering Technology 
ET Building 147 
989-774-2910 



Education
  • Ph.D., Systems Engineering, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2012
  • M.S., Systems Engineering, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2010
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Kookmin University, South Korea, 2005
​​Research Interests
  • Multi-scale modeling of respiratory flows and aerosol dynamics
  • Inhalation devices and pediatric drug delivery
  • Health effects of environmental aerosols
  • Fluid-structure interactions, multi-phase flows, vortex dominated flows
  • Turbomachinery, sprays, and combustion
  • Large eddy simulation, perturbation methods
  • High-performance computing
​​Selected Publications and Presentations
Book Chapters
  • J. Kim and J. Xi, "Hygroscopic growth of fine aerosol in the nasal airway of a 5-year-old child" in Risk Assessment and Management, Z. Zhang (ed.), Academy Publish Inc., Cheyenne, WY, in press, 2012.
  • J. Xi, J. Kim and X. Si, "Evaluation of Nanoparticle Deposition in the Nasal-laryngeal Airways of a 9-month-old Infant, a 5-year-old Boy and an Adult," in Risk Assessment (ISBN 979-953-307-765-8), Y. Luo (ed.), INTech Open Access Publisher, Rijeka, Croatia, in press, 2012.
Journal Publications
  • J. Xi, J. Kim, X. Si and Hualiang Zhong, "Modeling of Release Position and Ventilation Effect on Direct Nose-to-Brain Aerosol Drug Delivery," Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, 2012.
  • J. Xi, J. Kim, A. Berlinski, Y. Xhou, B. Greenberg and X. Ou, "Breathing Resistance and Ultrafine Particle Deposition in Nasal-Laryngeal Airway of a Newborn, an Infant, a Child and an Adult," Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2012.
  • J. Xi, J. Kim and X. Si, "Modeling of Aerosol Properties in Inhalation Toxicology and Respiratory Drug Delivery," Inhalation and Toxicology, 2012.
  • J. Xi, J. Kim, X. Si and X. Ou, "Effect of Laryngopharyngeal Anatomy on Airflow and Nasoparticle Deposition in Human Nasal Airways," Journal of Aerosol Science, under review.
  • J. Kim, J. Xi and X. Si, "Dynamic Growth and Deposition of Inhaled Aerosols in Human Nose," Internal Journal of Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, in press, 2012.
  • J. Xi, J. Kim, X. Si and A. Berlinski, "Airflow and Aerosol Dynamics in a 5-Year-Old Nasal Airway Model," Journal of Aerosol Science, 42:156-173, 2011.
Conference Papers
  • ​​J. Xi and J. Kim, "Particle Deposition in a 5-Year-Old Child Nasal Cast," 2C.1, AAR 30th Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, Oct. 3-7, 2011.
  • J. Kim and J. Xi, "Hyposcopic Growth of Fine Aerosols in Pediatric Nasal Airways," AAR 29th Annual Conference, Portalnd, OR, Oct. 25-29, 2010.
  • J. Kim and J. Xi, "Effect of Respiratory Anatomy on Expiratory Flow and Acoustics in Human Airways," The 6th Meeting of the MidSouth Chapter of the Acoustic Society of America, The University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR, Mar. 12-13, 2010.
  • J. Kim and J. Xi, "Laryngopharyngeal Effect on Airflow and Nanoparticle Deposition in Human Nasal Airways," International Conference on Applied Modeling & Information Security Systems (ICAMISS), Birmingham, AL, Oct. 8-10, 2009.
  • J. Xi and J. Kim, "Airflow and Aerosol Deposition in the Upper 10 Generations of Human Respiratory Tract with TB Cartilages," AARR 28th Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 26-30, 2009.
  • J. Xi and J. Kim, "Transport and Deposition of Submicrometer and Micrometer Aerosols in a 5-Year-Old Boy Airway Model," AARR 28th Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 26-30, 2009.
  • J. Xi, J. Kim and P. Longest, "Charge Effects on Submicrometer and Micrometer Aerosol Deposition in Human Nasal Airways," AARR 28th Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 26-30, 2009.
  • J. Kim and J. Xi, "Effects of Nostril Inlet Angle on the Airflow and Aerosol Deposition in Human Nasal Airways," AARR 28th Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 26-30, 2009.​