Energy research


Research Specializations

Dr. Casey Allen Ignition and combustion phenomena, alternative fuels, and advanced engine chemistry
Dr. John Borg, P.E. Shock physics, hydrodynamic stability and turbulence, fluid dynamics and aerodynamics
Dr. Anthony Bowman   Heat transfer, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, numerical modeling and simulation of thermofluid equipment processes and systems
Dr. Ronald Brown  Applications of systems and controls in distribution and transmission of natural gas and energy forecasting
Dr. Ron Coutu, Jr., P.E. Energy harvesting, renewable energy, micro-grids, energy storage
Dr. Ayman EL-Refaie Electrical machines and drives, power electronics, power systems, renewable energy, hybrid/electrical traction applications, aerospace applications, oil and gas applications, mining applications
Dr. Hyunjae Park Energy conversion systems, computational fluid dynamics, heat exchange equipment, heat transfer, thermal engineering
Dr. Richard Povinelli, P.E. Time series data mining and algorithms for electrical energy predictive models
Dr. Somesh Roy Turbulent combustion modeling, soot modeling and pollutant modeling from combustion devices, radiative heat transfer, atmospheric soot, computational fluid dynamics, and high performance computing
Dr. Simcha Singer Combustion, gasification and pyrolysis of solid fuels,
multicomponent droplet vaporization
Dr. Nathan Weise Power electronics, power and energy conversion, electric drives, vehicular power systems, high voltage direct current converters, power electronic transformers, control of renewable energy sources, control of power electronic systems