Sang Lee


Phone: 505-277-1162
Fax: 505-277-1571

Physical Address

Room 421
Mechanical Engineering Building
Building # 122 on the UNM map

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Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

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PhD, Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009

MS, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2001

BS, Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, 1998


Dr. Sang Lee joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2016 after working at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory for 6 years. He has an extensive background in high-fidelity simulation of various fluid mechanic disciplines which include, supersonic boundary layer, atmospheric boundary layer, and wind farms. He is a recipient of National Renewable Energy Laboratory Director's Award in 2012 for his break through research on wind turbine wake interaction and structural fatigue. He has authored 17 journal publications and 18 conference papers.

Teaching Interests

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Turbulence

Research Interests

  • Wind and Ocean Energy
  • High Performance Computing
  • Renewable Energy Integration and Power Transmission