University of Minnesota
U of M, ME Dept: Center for Filtration Research
http://www.me.umn.edu/
Center for Filtration Research

Current Research Team

2015 Research Team

Front Row (L-R) Nanying (Leo) Cao, Min Tang, Jennifer Dahal, Seungkoo Kang, Chenxing Pei
Middle Row (L-R) Qingfeng Cao, Dr. Shigeru Kimoto, Chang Hyuk Kim, Dr. Shawn Chen
Back Row (L-R) Handol Lee, Dr. Qisheng Ou, Prof. David Pui, Drew Thompson

Faculty, Senior Staff and Visitors

*Current involvement in Center activities

Name

David Pui*
Benjamin Liu
David Kittelson*
Thomas Kuehn*
Virgil Marple
Peter McMurry
Chris Hogan*
Jake Swanson*
Da-Ren Chen*
Heinz Fissan*
Christoph Asbach*
Rose Amal
Jing (Jimmy) Wang*
Sagar Goyal
Peter Raynor
Shawn Chen*
Seong Chan Kim*
Qisheng Ou*
Doris Segets*

Title

Professor & CFR Director
Professor Emeritus & CFR Co-Founder
Professor
Professor Emeritus
Professor Emeritus
Professor Emeritus
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Professor
Visiting Professor
International Collaborator
International Collaborator
Assistant Professor
Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Research Scientist
Post-doctoral Associate
Member of Engineering of Adv Materials

Affiliation

UMN Mechanical Engineering
UMN Mechanical Engineering
UMN Mechanical Engineering
UMN Mechanical Engineering
UMN Mechanical Engineering
UMN Mechanical Engineering
UMN Mechanical Engineering
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Virginia Commonwealth University
University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
IUTA, Duisburg, Germany
U of New South Wales, Australia
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
UMN Veterinary Population Medicine
UMN School of Public Health
Virginia Commonwealth University
UMN Mechanical Engineering
UMN Mechanical Engineering
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Current CFR Researchers

Name

Drew Thompson
Chang Hyuk Kim
Nanying (Leo) Cao
Xu He
Jason Q. Wang
Qingfeng Cao
Seungkoo Kang
Handol Lee
Chenxing Pei

Degree

Ph.D.
Ph.D.
Ph.D.
Ph.D.
Ph.D.
Ph.D.
Ph.D.
Ph.D.
Ph.D.

Date

6/15/16
6/15/16
6/15/16
6/15/16
6/15/16
6/15/17
6/15/17
6/15/17
6/15/19

Advisor

Pui
Pui
Pui
Wang
Chen
Pui
Pui
Pui
Pui

Project

Nanoparticle Exposure Assessment
Nanoparticles and AMCs
Agglomerate Charging and Surface Monitor
RH Effects and Loading on Cabin Air Filters Performance
HVAC Filter Pleating and Loading Uniformity
PM2.5 Control Technology
PIV Measurements of Pleated Filters
Fundamental Study of Liquid Filtration
New Fellowship graduate student

CFR Alumni

Name

Ming Ouyang
Seong-Ho Yoo
Da-Ren Chen
Kim Boelter
Wilson Poon
Hee-Siew Han
Laura C.F. Lin
Nicole Hoekstra
Poshin Lee
Suresh Dhaniyala
Bruce Forsyth
Scott Earnest
Huaping Wang
Shintaro Sato
Michael Kinsley
Poshin Lee
Choongkee Seong
Gong Yun
Weijia Sun
Soo-hyung Kim
Edgar Chay
Sho Takagaki
Liming Lo
Luke Franklin
Chaolong Qi
Dain Thul
Wendy Tang
Seong Chan Kim
Jimmy Jing Wang
Ta-Chih Hsiao
Weon Gyu Shin
Nick Stanley
Jake Swanson
Luke Franklin
Kyoungtae Kim
Zhun Liu
Jennifer Reinhart
Lin Li
Qisheng Ou
Kai Xiao
Tsz Yan Ling
Gus Lindquist
Zhili Zuo
Swathi Satish

Degree

Ph.D.
Ph.D.
Ph.D.
M.S.
Ph.D.
M.S.
M.S.
M.S.
M.S.
Ph.D.
Ph.D.
Ph.D.
M.S.
Ph.D.
Ph.D.
Ph.D.
M.S.
M.S.
M.S.
Ph.D.
M.S.
Ph.D.
Ph.D.
M.S.
Post Doc
M.S.
Ph.D.
R. Assoc
Res Prof
Ph.D.
Ph.D.
Ph.D.
Ph.D.
Ph.D.
Post Doc
M.S.
M.S.
Post Doc
Ph.D.
M.S.
Ph.D.
M.S.
Ph.D.
M.S.

Date

1995
1996
1996
1996
1997
1997
1997
1997
1997
1998
1998
2000
2001
2001
2001
2002
2002
2002
2003
2003
2004
2006
2006
2006
2008
2008
2008
2010
2010
2010
2010
2010
2010
2011
2011
2011
2011
2012
2013
2013
2013
2014
2014
2015

Advisor

Liu
Liu
Pui
Davidson
Liu
Kuehn
Vesley
Davidson
Davidson
Liu
Liu
Pui
Pui
Pui/Chen
Davidson
Pui/Chen
Kuehn
Raynor
Chen
Liu
Chen
Liu/Pui
Pui/Chen
Pui/Kuehn
Pui
Kittelson
Kuehn
Pui
Pui
Chen
Pui
Kuehn/Pui
Kittelson/Pui
Kittelson
Pui
Pui
Pui
Pui
Chen
Kittelson/Pui
Pui
Hogan/Pui
Kuehn/Pui
Kittelson/Pui

Employer

Cummins Filtration
KLA-Tencor
Virginia Commonwealth University
Ellerbe Becket
W.L. Gore & Associates
TSI Incorporated
Taiwan
Seattle Community College
Entegris, Inc.
Clarkson University
3M
NIOSH
Entegris, Inc.
Fujitsu
State University of New York
Entegris, Inc.
Korea
U of MN Hospital
JKMU Enterprise, Inc.
NIST and U. of Maryland
World Wide Technnology, St. Louis
BioSystems Engineering, U of MN
NIOSH, Cincinnati
Dow Chemical, Minnesota
NIOSH, Cincinnati
Crankcase Emission Measurement
Intel, Phoenix
Entegris, Inc.
ETH Zurich and EMPA, Switzerland
National Central University, Taiwan
Chungnam National University, Korea
Donaldson Company, Inc.
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Dow Chemical, Minnesota
Samsung Electronics, Korea
Filter Modeling; Agglomerates Analysis
Cummins, Inc.
MSP Corporation
Center for Filtration Research, U of MN
Guangzhou Automobile Group
Intel, Santa Clara
HVAC
Applied Materials
Cummins Filtration