Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 222222
Loughborough University

Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (CREST)

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Professor Taeseong Kim

Professor of Wind Energy
PhD

Tel: +44 (0)1509 227628

Location: DAV.1.091

Feb. 2004, BSc in Aerospace Engineering, Korea Aerospace University, South Korea

Feb. 2009, PhD in Aerospace Engineering, Seoul National University, South Korea

Mar. 2009 – Jul. 2009, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Seoul National University, South Korea

Aug. 2009 – Dec. 2011, Research Scientist, Wind Energy Division, Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Denmark

Jan. 2012 – Jul. 2012, Research Scientist, Department of Wind Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Aug. 2012 – Sept. 2018, Associate Professor, Department of Wind Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Oct. 2018 – Present, Professor, Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough University, UK

 

Plaque of contribution (2016), Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER), South Korea

The Distinguished Alumni Award (2016), Seoul National University, South Korea

UDTU Diploma: Education in University Teaching, Technical University of Denmark, 2014

 

 

External Collaborators

  • Denmark
    • Vestas
    • Envision
    • Technical University of Denmark, DHI
  • Germany
    • enbreeze
  • Korea
    • KAIST
    • Seoul National University
    • Hongik University
    • Korea Aerospace University
    • Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER)
    • Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT)
  • UK
    • University of Surrey
    • Imperial College London
    • University of Bristol
    • University of Strathclyde

External roles and appointments

  • Conference organizing committee for Europe-Korea Conference (EKC), 2017
  • Ocean Engineering Session convener of Europe-Korea Conference at 2016 (EKC 2016)
  • Offshore Wind Energy Technology Session convener of Europe-Korea Conference at 2019 (EKC 2019)
  • Chairman of the 33rd ASME Wind Energy Symposium, Kissimmee, Florida, USA, 2015
  • Chairman of the Korea-Austria/Europe Energy & Environment Forum, Vienna, Austria, Nov. 13, 2015
  • Chairman of the 32nd ASME Wind Energy Symposium, National Harbor, Maryland, USA, 2014
  • Chairman of the SCITECH FORUM, San Diego, USA, 2019
  • Associate Editor, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science
  • Member of international advisory editorial board, Journal of Ocean Engineering and Technology
  • Technical Committee Member, ASME Wind Energy Technical Committee
  • Member of Korea Technology Advisory Group, Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT)
  • Member of Global Advisory Committee, Korea Institute of Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning (KETEP)
  • Member of European Academy of Wind Energy (EAWE)
  • Member of European Wind Energy Association (EWEA)
  • Member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • External Examiner for the PhD project at Aarhus University, Denmark
  • External Examiner for the PhD project at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nurnberg (FAU), Germany

 

My main research areas are Aeroelasticity, Aerodynamics, Rotor dynamics, Wind farm optimization, Structural dynamics, Vibration control, and System design and analysis.

  • 2019 – 2020, Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER) - Development of structure integrated planar heating element using fiber-reinforced composite materials.
  • 2018 Jun. - 2018 Dec., Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT) - Development of the Low RPM and High Torque Generator for Building Integrated Wind Turbine System.
  • 2018 May - 2018 Dec., Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT) - Development of Building Integrated Wind Turbine System.
  • 2017 Sept.  - 2017 Dec., Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT) - Rotor design study for building integrated wind turbine.
  • 2016 – 2019, Korea Institute of Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning (KETEP) - Development and demonstration of a hybrid 100kw passive-controlled wind turbine smart rotor toward mega-watt turbine
  • 2016 – 2019, Agency for Defense Development (ADD) project - Numerical and Experimental studies to analyze the ice accretion shapes for fixed and rotary wing aircraft.
  • 2016 Jan. – 2016 Dec., Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER) - Design of a 10MW Floating Wind Turbine System.
  • 2014 – 2018 EUDP - IEA task 30 Offshore Code Comparison Collaboration Continued with Correlation.
  • 2014 – 2016 Korea Institute of Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning (KETEP) - Design of power prediction and control technology of wind farm considering uncertainty analysis.
  • 2012 - 2015 EUDP - Demonstration of Partial Pitch 2-bladed Wind Turbine.
  • WSP034, WSD534, and WSP634(DL): Wind Power 1 (7.5ECTS)
  • WSP041, WSD541, and WSP641(DL): Wind Power 2 (5ECTS)
  • Teaching Team Leader – Power and Energy, Wolfson School, Loughborough University

2019

  • F. J. Madsen, T. R. L. Nielsen, T. Kim, H. Bredmose, A. Pegalajar-Jurado, R. F. Mikkelsen, A. K. Lomholt, M. Borg, M. Mirzaei, and P. Shin, “Experimental analysis of the scaled DTU10MW TLP floating wind turbine with different control strategies,” Renewable Energy, under review.
  • Jaime Liew, Wai Hou Lio, Albert Meseguer Urban, Jessica Holierhoek, and Taeseong Kim, “Active Tip Deflection Control For Wind Turbines,” Renewable Energy, under review.
  • Yu-Eop Kang, Seungin Min, Taeseong Kim, and Kwanjung Yee, “Initial Bead Growth and Distribution under Low Speed Icing Condition,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, under review.

2018

  • Michael K. McWilliam, Frederik Zahle, Antariksh C. Dicholkar, David R. Verelst, Taeseong Kim, “Optimal Aero-Elastic Design of a Rotor with Bend-Twist Coupling,” Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 1037, 2018, (DOI: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/1037/4/042009).
  • Juan Pablo Murcia, Pierre-Elouan Rethore, Nikolay Dimitrov, Anand Natarajan, John D. Sørensen, Peter Graf, and Taeseong Kim, “Uncertainty propagation through an aeroelastic wind turbine model using polynomial surrogates,” Renewable Energy, Vol. 119, pp. 910-922, 2018.

2017

  • Christian Pavese, Carlo Tibaldi, Frederik Zahle, Taeseong Kim, “Aeroelastic Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of a Swept Wind Turbine Blade,” Wind Energy, Online Available, 2017, (DOI: 10.1002/we.2131).
  • Christian Pavese, Taeseong Kim, and Juan Pablo Murcia, “Design of a Wind Turbine Swept Blade through Extensive Load Analysis,” Renewable Energy, Vol. 102, March 2017, pp. 21-34.
  • Georg Pirrung, Vasilis Riziotis, Helge Madsen, Morten Hartvig Hansen, and Taeseong Kim, “Comparison of a coupled near and far wake model with a free wake vortex code,” Wind Energy Science, 2, 2017, pp. 15-33.

2016

  • Antonio Pegalajar-Jurado, Anders M. Hansen, Robert Laugesen, Robert F. Mikkelsen, Michael Borg, Taeseong Kim, Nicolai F. Heilskov, and Henrik Bredmose, “Experimental and numerical study of a 10MW TLP wind turbine in wave and wind,” Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 753, 2016, (DOI: http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/753/9/092007/meta). 
  • Christian Pavese, Carlo Tibaldi, Torben J. Larsen, Taeseong Kim, and Kenneth Thomsen, “Reduced Design Load Basis for Ultimate Blade Loads Estimation in Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Frameworks,” Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 753, 2016, (DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/753/6/062005).
  • Torben J. Larsen and Taeseong Kim, “Experimental and Numerical Study of Rotor Dynamics of a Two- and Three-bladed Wind Turbine,” Journal of Ocean and Wind Energy, Vol. 26, Issue 4, December 2016.
  • Minu Jeon, Soogab Lee, Taeseong Kim, and Seunghoon Lee, “Wake influence on dynamic load characteristics of offshore floating wind turbines,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 54, No. 11, 2016.
  • Georg Pirrung, Helge Madsen, Taeseong Kim, and Joachim Heinz, “A coupled near and far wake model for wind turbine aerodynamics,” Wind Energy, Vol. 19. Issue 11, November 2016.
  • Carlo Tibaldi, Taeseong Kim, Torben J. Larsen, Flemming Rasmussen, Raphaël Rocca-Serra and Francesc-Xavier Sanz, “An investigation on wind turbine resonant vibrations,” Wind Energy, Vol. 19 (5), May 2016, pp. 847-859, (DOI: 10.1002/we.1869).

2015

  • Taeseong Kim, Torben J. Larsen, and Anders Yde, “Investigation of potential extreme load reduction for a two-bladed upwind turbine with partial pitch,” Wind Energy, Vol. 18 (8), 2015, pp. 1403-1419, (DOI: 10.1002/we.1766).
  • Torben J. Larsen and Taeseong Kim, “Experimental and numerical study of a new dynamic phenomenon for two-bladed wind turbines,” International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference Proceeding, Vol. 2015-1, 2015, pp. 547-553.

2014

  • Taeseong Kim, Mads M. Petersen, and Torben J. Larsen, “A comparison study of the two-bladed partial pitch turbine during normal operation and an extreme gust conditions,” Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 524 (1), 2014, (DOI: http://iopscience.iop.org/1742-6596/524/1/012065).
  • Georg Pirrung, Helge Madsen, and Taeseong Kim, “The influence of trailed vorticity on flutter speed estimations,” Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 524 (1), 2014, (DOI: http://iopscience.iop.org/1742-6596/524/1/012048).
  • Min-Soo Jeong, Sang-Woo Kim, Myung-Chan Cha, In Lee, and Taeseong Kim, “Effects of torsional degree of freedom, geometric nonlinearity, and gravity on aeroelastic behavior of large-scale horizontal-axis wind turbine blades under varying wind speed conditions,” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Vol. 6 (2), 2014.
  • D. Castaignet, T. Barlas, T. Buhl, N.K. Poulsen, J.J. Wedel-Heinen, N.A. Olesen, C. Bak, and T. Kim, “Full-scale test of Trailing Edge Flaps on a Vestas V27 wind turbine, Active load reduction and system identification,” Wind Energy, Vol. 17 (4), 2014, pp. 549-564, (DOI: 10.1002/we.1589).

2013

  • Jaehwan Lee, Balakumaran Natarajan, Wonjong Eun, Viswamurthy S R., Jae-Sang Park, Taeseong Kim and SangJoon Shin, “Structural and Mechanism Design of an Active Trailing-edge Flap Blade,” Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol. 27 (9), 2013, pp. 2605-2617.
  • Taeseong Kim, Anders M. Hansen, and Kim Branner, “Development of an Anisotropic Beam Finite Element for Composite Wind Turbine Blades in Multibody System,” Renewable Energy, Vol. 59, 2013, pp 172-183.
  • Taeseong Kim, Jaehoon Lim, SangJoon Shin, and Do-Hyung Kim, “Structural Design Optimization of a Tiltrotor Aircraft Composite Wing to Enhance Whirl Flutter Stability,” Composite Structures, Vol. 95, 2013, pp 283-294.

2012

  • Taeseong Kim, SangJoon Shin, and Do-Hyung Kim, “An Influence of Geometric Coupling on Whirl Flutter Stability in Tiltrotor Aircraft with Unsteady Aerodynamics,” Journal of Aerospace engineering, Vol. 25 No. 1, 2012, pp 143-148.

2010

  • Hyun-Ku Lee, S.R. Viswamurthy, SangChul Park, Taeseong Kim, SangJoon Shin, and Deog-Kwan Kim, “Helicopter Rotor Load Prediction Using a Geometrically Exact Beam with Multi-component Model,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 47 No. 4, 2010, pp 1382-1390.

2009

  • Taeseong Kim, SangJoon Shin, and Taehyoun Kim, “Analysis of Tiltrotor Whirl Flutter in Time and Frequency Domain,” Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol 23 No. 12, December 2009, pp. 3281-3291.

2008

  • Taeseong Kim and SangJoon Shin, “Advanced Analysis on Tiltrotor Aircraft Flutter Stability, Including Unsteady Aerodynamics,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 46, No. 4, April 2008, pp. 1002-1012.

2007

  • Sung-Kyun Kim, Tae-Seong Kim and SangJoon Shin, “An Analysis on Vibration Loads Reduction using Individual Blade Control in Active Helicopter Rotors,” Journal of The Korean Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Vol 35, No. 6, Jun 2007, pp. 496-502.

 

Selected Publications

  • Christian Pavese, Carlo Tibaldi, Frederik Zahle, Taeseong Kim, “Aeroelastic Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of a Swept Wind Turbine Blade,” Wind Energy, Online Available, 2017, (DOI: 10.1002/we.2131).
  • Christian Pavese, Taeseong Kim, and Juan Pablo Murcia, “Design of a Wind Turbine Swept Blade through Extensive Load Analysis,” Renewable Energy, Vol. 102, March 2017, pp. 21-34.
  • Torben J. Larsen and Taeseong Kim, “Experimental and Numerical Study of Rotor Dynamics of a Two- and Three-bladed Wind Turbine,” Journal of Ocean and Wind Energy, Vol. 26, Issue 4, December 2016.
  • Carlo Tibaldi, Taeseong Kim, Torben J. Larsen, Flemming Rasmussen, Raphaël Rocca-Serra and Francesc-Xavier Sanz, “An investigation on wind turbine resonant vibrations,” Wind Energy, Vol. 19 (5), May 2016, pp. 847-859, (DOI: 10.1002/we.1869).
  • Taeseong Kim, Torben J. Larsen, and Anders Yde, “Investigation of potential extreme load reduction for a two-bladed upwind turbine with partial pitch,” Wind Energy, Vol. 18 (8), 2015, pp. 1403-1419, (DOI: 10.1002/we.1766).
  • Taeseong Kim, Anders M. Hansen, and Kim Branner, “Development of an Anisotropic Beam Finite Element for Composite Wind Turbine Blades in Multibody System,” Renewable Energy, Vol. 59, 2013, pp 172-183.
  • D. Castaignet, T. Barlas, T. Buhl, N.K. Poulsen, J.J. Wedel-Heinen, N.A. Olesen, C. Bak, and T. Kim, “Full-scale test of Trailing Edge Flaps on a Vestas V27 wind turbine, Active load reduction and system identification,” Wind Energy, Vol. 17 (4), 2014, pp. 549-564, (DOI: 10.1002/we.1589).