Emily de Jong

  • Program Year: 4
  • Academic Institution: California Institute of Technology
  • Field of Study: Mechanical Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Tapio Schneider
  • Practicum(s):
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (2021)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S.E. Chemical and Biological Engineering, Princeton University, 2019


(in review) E. K. de Jong, E. Quon, S. Yellapantula. Mechanisms of Low-Level Jet Formation in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic Offshore. Under review for the Journal of Atmospheric Sciences.

E. K. de Jong, J. B. Mackay, A. Jaruga, O. Bulenok, S. Arabas. Breakups are Complicated: An Efficient Representation of Collisional Breakup in the Superdroplet Method. Geoscientific Model Development, 16(14), 2023. https://gmd.copernicus.org/articles/16/4193/2023/

E. K. de Jong, T. Bischoff, A. Nadim, T. Schneider. Spanning the Gap from Bulk to Bin: A Novel Spectral Microphysics Method. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 14(11), 2022. https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2022MS003186

E. K. de Jong, C. E. Singer, S. Azimi, P. Bartman, O. Bulenok, K. Derlatka, I. Dula, A. Jaruga, B. Mackay, R. X. Ward, and S. Arabas. New developments in PySDM and PySDM-examples v2: collisional breakup, immersion freezing, dry aerosol initialization, and adaptive time-stepping. Journal of Open Source Software, 2023. https://joss.theoj.org/papers/10.21105/joss.04968

M. Bieli, ORA Dunbar, E. K. de Jong, A. Jaruga, T. Schneider, T. Bischoff. An Efficient Bayesian Approach to Learning Droplet Collision Kernels: Proof of Concept Using "Cloudy", a New n-Moment Bulk Microphysics Scheme. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 14(8), 2022. https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2022MS002994

E. K. de Jong : Modeling Clogging and Erosion in Porous Media. (Senior thesis: http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/dsp01fj236492z)

N. Bizmark, J. Schneider, E. de Jong, S. Datta. Chapter 9: Transport of Polymer Colloids in Porous Media, in Polymer Colloids: Formation, Characterization and Applications. https://doi.org/10.1039/9781788016476

B. G. del Rio, E. K. de Jong, E. A. Carter : Properties of fusion-relevant liquid Li-Sn alloys : An ab initio molecular-dynamics study. Nucl. Mater. Energy 18 (2019)


Outstanding student presentation, AMS Cloud Physics Symposium, August 2022
Three-Minute-Thesis 2nd place winner, Caltech, April 2022 (video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoZsMQ9JwCM)
Outstanding student presentation, AMS Annual Conference, January 2022 - in two separate sessions
Sigma Xi, inducted Spring 2019
Christodoulos A. Floudas Chemical Process Design Award, Princeton University, June 2019
James-Hay Edgar Palmer Prize in Engineering, Princeton University, June 2019
Overall Excellence in Chemical Engineering Prize, Princeton University, June 2019
Richard K. Toner Thermodynamics Prize, Princeton University, June 2019
Tau Beta Pi, New Jersey Delta Chapter (Princeton University), inducted Fall 2017
Phi Beta Kappa, Princeton University Chapter, early induction (Fall 2018)
Churchill Fellowship Nominee, Princeton University, Fall 2018
1st Place Undergraduate Poster Competition, AIChE National Student Conference in Pittsburgh PA, October 2018
Shapiro Prize for Academic Excellence, Princeton University, Summer 2017
Goldwater nominee, Princeton University, 2017
Shapiro Prize for Academic Excellence, Princeton University, Summer 2016