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 Expert  725831

Expert in Heat Transfer, Applied Thermodynamics, Numerical Conduction, Analytical Conduction, Convection


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Colorado (CO)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has extensive experience in both numerical and analytical heat transfer analysis covering both steady-state and transient situations with applications to thermal history, thermal response, electronic cooling, temperature profiles, thermal design, heat flow rate determination and more.
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dynamic heat transfer

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heat conduction

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heat convection

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heat transfer

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transient heat transfer

He has extensive experience in applied thermodynamics with applications for renewable energy, HVAC, air engines, novel heat engines, and more.
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thermodynamics


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Denver, Colorado;  Colorado Springs, Colorado;  Aurora, Colorado;  Arvada, Colorado;  Pueblo, Colorado;  Westminster, Colorado;  Boulder, Colorado;  Greeley, Colorado;  and Longmont, Colorado.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1991   PhD   Mechanical Engineering   Brigham Young University   outstanding dissertation
1988   MS   Mechanical Engineering   Brigham Young University  
1987   BS   Mechanical Engineering   Brigham Young University   Cum Laude and with University Honors
1987   minor   Mathematics   Brigham Young University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2006 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department

 

Professor

 

He is a full Professor of mechanical engineering responsible for research, class instruction, curriculum development, student advisement, department administration, university and professional service.

2002 to 2006

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department

 

Associate Professor

 

He was an associate Professor of mechanical engineering responsible for research, class instruction, curriculum development, student advisement, university and professional service.

1995 to 2002

 

Mississippi State University

 

Mechanical Engineering Department

 

Associate Professor

 

He was an associate Professor of mechanical engineering responsible for research, class instruction, curriculum development, student advisement, university and professional service.

1991 to 1995

 

Mississippi State University

 

Mechanical Engineering Department

 

Assistant Professor

 

He was an assistant Professor of mechanical engineering responsible for research, class instruction, curriculum development, student advisement, university and professional service.

1992 to 1992

 

Argonne National Laboratory West

 

EBR II operations analysis

 

summer faculty participation

 

He developed methodology to incorporate experimental flow measurements into a decay heat analysis computer program.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

He is an ASME member and a member of ASME Performance Test Codes Committee 19.3.

Licenses/Certifications

He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Colorado.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has authored or co-authored 29 publications.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - ISA Transactions  
 - Applied Thermal Engineering  
 - SIAM Review  
 - Heat Transfer Engineering  
 - American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Transactions  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1998 to 2001   DARPA   Principal Investigator   He worked on a research project to develop a ground-source heat engine.
2005 to 2006   U.S. Army Space Command   Co- Principal Investigator   He worked on a research project to explore near-space vehicle platform operation and performance.
1992 to 1995   National Science Foundation   Principal Investigator   He worked on a research project to examine thermal properties of electrorheological fluids.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He designed, built, tested, and characterized operation of a prototype ground-source heat engine.
  • He designed, built, and tested a novel thermoelectric generation demonstration device which produced an LED light display from hot water.
  • He provided analytical and numerical conduction analysis to support the design and testing of a high speed wear device.
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Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   He can speak, read, and write Spanish with moderate proficiency.

Additional Skills and Services:
Other Skills and Services

He has extensive experience in analytical and numerical heat transfer including numerical conduction using a SINDA-like finite difference code.


 

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