Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Park Choongbae Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
ENGC 336
MSC 191 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
Voice: (361) 593-2765

Research Interests

  • Investigation of electrokinetic flow: experiments and simulations

  • Micron-resolution particle image velocimetry (μPIV)

  • Design and microfabrication of MEMS devices

  • Integrated microdevices and biosensors for medical diagnostics

  • Hydrodynamically confined microflows (HCMs) under electric fields

  • Microdevice for renewable energies and sustainability


Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, USA, Dec 2012

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, USA, Dec 2006

B.E. Mechanical Engineering, Kyungpook National University, South Korea, Feb 2004

Recent Publications

  • Christ, K. V., Park, C., Masters, K. S., and Turner, K. T., " Design and characterization of a hydrodynamically-confined microflow device for applying controlled loads to investigate single cell mechanics," Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 23(4), p. 49, March 7, 2019, doi: 10.1007/s10404-019-2210-5.
  • Park, C., Christ, K. V., and Turner, K. T., “Design of Hydrodynamically Confined Microflow Devices with Numerical Modeling: Controlling Flow Envelope, Pressure, and Shear Stress,” in Open-Space Microfluidics: Concepts, Implementations, Applications, edited by E. Delamarche and G. V. Kaigala: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, 2018, p. 47-61, DOI: 10.1002/9783527696789.
  • C. Park, A. Mishra, and S. T. Wereley, “Opto-electrokinetic flow measurement with dark field microscope,” The 12th International Symposium on Particle Image Velocimetry, Pusan, Korea, June 19 - 21, 2017. 
  • Park, C. and Wereley, S. T., “The effect of AC potentials on opto-electrokinetic microvortex flows,” Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS 2015), Gyeongju, Korea, Oct. 26-30, 2015.
Park Choongbae Ph.D.