Current Research Projects

  1. Wind turbine wake modelling and experimentation
  2. Cooling of solar PV modules
  3. Flow over urban structures
  4. Flow in Porous Media

Past Research Projects

  1. Wind farm yaw optimization
  2. Urban wind energy harvesting

Publication

Researchers Title Forum Year
Jim Kuo, Kevin Pan, Ni Li, He Shen Wind Farm Yaw Optimization via Random Search Algorithm Energies 2020
Levon Ghabuzyan, Christopher Luengas, Jim Kuo Urban Wind Harvesting Using Flow-Induced Vibrations AJUR 2020
Jim Kuo, Ni Li, He Shen A Feasibility Study of Wind Farm Yaw Angle Optimization ASME IMECE 2019
Ni Li, Arianna Fatahi, Dennis Lee, Jim Kuo, He Shen Wind Effects on Power Generation of Solar Farm in California ASME IMECE 2019
Jim Kuo, Justin Moon, Nancy Warter-Perez Supplemental Videos for Heat Transfer: How Long? How Many? What Type? ASEE PSW 2019
Daniel Lopez, Jim Kuo, Ni Li A Novel Wake Model for Yawed Wind Turbines Energy 2019
Jim Kuo, Danyal Rehman, David A. Romero, Cristina H. Amon A Novel Wake Model for Wind Farm Design on Complex Terrains JWEIA 2018
Jim Kuo, Ni Li, Daniel Lopez Modeling of Traffic CO Emission in Urban Communities ASCE ICSI 2017
Peter Zhang, Jim Kuo, David A. Romero, Timothy Chan, Cristina H. Amon Robust Wind Farm Layout Optimization in Advances and Trends in Optimization with Engineering Applications MOS-SIAM Book Series on Optimization 2017
Jim Kuo, David A. Romero, J. Christopher Beck, Cristina H. Amon Wind Farm Layout Optimization on Complex Terrains - Integrating a CFD Wake Model with Mixed-Integer Programming Applied Energy 2016
Ping Gu, Jim Kuo, David A. Romero, Cristina H. Amon Understanding the Influence of Terrain Roughness and Turbine Geometry in the Far Wake Region of Wind Turbine Wakes ASME IMECE 2016
Jim Kuo, David A. Romero, Cristina H. Amon A Mechanistic Semi-Empirical Wake Interaction Model for Wind Farm Layout Optimization Energy 2015
Jim Kuo, Irene A. Wong, David A. Romero, J. Christopher Beck, Cristina H. Amon Wind Farm Layout Optimization in Complex Terrains Using Computational Fluid Dynamics ASME IDETC 2015
Jim Kuo, David A. Romero, Cristina H. Amon A Novel Wake Interaction Model for Wind Farm Layout Optimization ASME IMECE 2014
Jonathon Jilesen, Jim Kuo, Fue-Sang Lien Three-Dimensional Midpoint Displacement Algorithm for the Generation of Fractal Porous Media Computers & Geosciences 2012
Patricia M. Nieva, Jim Kuo, Shiuh-hua W. Chiang, Abdullah Syed A Novel MOEMS Pressure Sensor: Modelling and Experimental Evaluation Sadhana 2009

Contact Information

Department of Mechanical Engineering
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Email: jkuo7 (at) calstatela.edu