Eric Monsu Lee, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Office Location: EB 104
Office Phone: 815-753-1288
Email: elee3@niu.edu
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Education

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology (2019)
  • M.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology (2009)
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University (2004)
  • A.S. in Mould and Die Engineering, National Kaohsiung Institute of Technology (1997)

Research Interests

  • Electrostatic precipitation of submicron particles
  • Viral aerosols disinfection with nonthermal plasma
  • Optical sensing within gas solid flows
  • Ozone emissions mitigation
  • STEM education

Selected Projects

  • Characterization of a Large-Scale Streamwise Electrohydrodynamic Vortex Flow using Particle Image Velocimetry
  • Optimization of an Activated Carbon-enabled Ozone Removal Cartridge for Wearable Direct Air Treatment Module
  • Scientific Argumentation in Transportable Invention Space in Rockford School District

Work Experience

  • Assistant professor, Mechanical Engineering, Northern Illinois University (2022 to present)
  • Visiting assistant professor, Mechanical Engineering, Northern Illinois University (2020 to 2022)
  • Senior engineer/principal investigator, Taza Aya LLC, Ann Arbor, Michigan (2018 to 2020)
  • Engineering consultant, Illinois Tech/ADA-Carbon Solutions, Chicago, Illinois (2012 to 2014)
  • Engineering consultant, Illinois Tech/BASF Catalysts LLC, Chicago, Illinois (2009 to 2011)
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Contact Us

College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
Engineering Building
590 Garden Rd, DeKalb, IL
815-753-1442
ceet@niu.edu
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