Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Lee Sangsoo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Contact Information

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
ENGC 307
MSC 191 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
Voice: (361) 593-2093

Research Interests

  • Developing heat pumps and refrigeration system and refrigeration components

  • Conducting experimental and numerical works on two-phase heat transfers such as condensation, evaporation, and boiling

  • Designing heat exchanger design and performance evaluation

  • Applying micro/nano-scale surface treatments on heat transfer application

  • Managing thermal dissipations of electric devices, data center, fuel cell, and battery

  • Performing computer-aided theoretical and numerical fluid/ heat transfer analysis


Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, August 2007

Master in Mechanical Engineering, Sogang University, Korea, August 2001

Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering, Sogang University, Korea, February 1999

Recent Publications

  • Dugan Um, Sangsoo Lee, “Microscale Structure from Motion (SfM) for 3D Surface Reconstruction,” Sensors, 20, 5599, 2020, doi:10.3390/s20195599
  • M. Kabir, Sangsoo Lee, “Investigation of the Effects of Simultaneous Internal Flow Boiling and External Condensation on the Heat Transfer Performance,” International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition, Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 2019.
  • Lalit Kumar Bohra, Sangsoo Lee, and Srinivas Garimella, “Visual Documentation of Transfer Processes in Horizontal-Tube Falling-Film Ammonia–Water Absorbers”, International Journal of Refrigeration 103, 2019, p.91-105.
  • Cheng, S. Kim, Sangsoo Lee, and K. J. Kim, “Internal dropwise condensation: modeling and experimental framework for horizontal tube condensers,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 83, 2015, p.99-108
Lee Sangsoo, Ph.D.