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 Expert  716249

Expert in Multiphase Flow and Heat Transfer Technology

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New York (NY)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has expertise in the areas of multiphase flow and heat transfer technology, particularly the measurement and modelling of vapor/liquid and solid/fluid systems. His expertise includes boiling and condensing heat transfer, two-fluid modelling, and instability analysis. Expert has applied his work to nuclear reactor safety, oil well technology, aseptic food processing, chemical processing, space power, and multiphase measurement techniques.

multiphase flow measurement


multiphase heat transfer


mixed flow




boiling-liquid flow


fluid dynamics


heat transfer fluid


multicomponent flow


nuclear reactor safety


two-phase flow


two-phase flow modeling


two-phase heat transfer


heat transfer technology

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  Hartford, Connecticut;  Stamford, Connecticut;  Waterbury, Connecticut;  Norwalk, Connecticut;  Danbury, Connecticut;  New Britain, Connecticut;  and Albany, New York.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1971   Ph.D.   Mechanical Engineering   Stanford University  
1966   M.E.   Engineering Mechanics   Columbia University  
1964   M.S.   Mechanical Engineering   Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute  
1961   B.S.   Marine Engineering   U.S. Merchant Marine Academy  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1975 to





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1994..1998: Dean of Engineering; 1991..1994: Director, Center for Multiphase Research; 1989..present: Edward E. Hood, Jr. Professor of Engineering; 1987-89: Professor, Department of Mechanical , Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering and Department of Chemical Engineering; 1975-87: Chairman, Department of Nuclear Engineering & Science

1966 to 1975


General Electric Company


Nuclear Energy


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1973-75: Manager, Core & Safety Development; 1972-73: Manager, Core Development; 1971-72: Manager, Heat Transfer Mechanisms; 1966-71: Principal Development Engineer

1961 to 1964


Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory


Nuclear Navy Propulsion Systems




He worked on transient thermal-hydraulic simulations and primary shielding systems.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a Fellow of the ASME and ANS, and a senior member of the AIChE and the American Society of Engineering Education. He is also a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in this country and a foreign member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (NAS).

Professional Appointments

Expert's participation in the ANS has included serving as a member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee, and ABET Accreditation Committee, as well as being Chairman of the Thermal-Hydraulics Division and President of the Northeastern New York Section. He served as the AIChE Energy Transport Research Field Committee Chairman and the ASEE Nuclear Engineering Division Chairman. He was Chairman of the ASME's Nucleonics Heat Transfer Committee and was an ECPD Council Member. He is a member of the Board of Directors of PJM Interconnection, LLC.


Expert has received numerous honors and awards, including the E.O. Lawrence Memorial Award of the USDOE; the Donald Q. Kern Award of the AIChE; the Outstanding Professional Achievement Award of USMMA; the ANS Meritorious Service Award; the ANS Outstanding Technical Achievement Award; the ANS Seaborg Medal, and the Arthur Holly Compton Award of ANS. He is an honorary Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert was Editor of the Journal of Nuclear Engineering & Design and has authored over 300 archival publications.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1961 to 1967   U.S. Navy   Officer U.S. Navy Reserves   He was assigned a variety of duties.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert served on many USNRC technical review committees.
  • He served on EPRI peer review committees on nuclear reactor safety.
  • Expert has provided extensive consulting for the Nuclear Navy.
  • He has performed extensive industrial consulting on various multiphase flow and heat transfer applications.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in jet impingement/spray cooling.
  • Mass transfer expert for consulting on thermodynamics, mass transfer.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has extensive experience as an expert witness in numerous litigations involving nuclear reactor safety issues.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1983 to 1984   Oxford, England   Expert took a sabbatical leave at Magdalen College of Oxford University.
to   Lyon, France   He has made numerous visits as a Visiting Professor at the Université Claude Bernard.
to   Pisa, Italy   Expert has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Pisa, and has made numerous visits there.
to   Bariloche, Argentina   He has made numerous visits as Visiting Professor at the University of Cuyo.
to   Ufa, Bashkortostan and Moscow, Russia   Expert is a member of of the Russian Academy of Sciences and has made numerous visits.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   Expert can speak, read, and write "OK but not great."
French   He can "get by" speaking and reading French.

Additional Skills and Services:

He has given NACD training courses on corporate board responsibilities (e.g., strategic planning, audit committee, etc.)


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