Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Hall, 346
(414) 288-6189
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Research Interests

  • Multicomponent droplet vaporization and combustion
  • Gasification, air- and oxy-combustion and pyrolysis of solid fuels
  • Modeling reaction and transport in porous media
  • Energy conversion
  • Professional Preparation

    Ph.D., 2012, Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    M.S., 2006, Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    B.S.E., 2004, Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University

    Selected Recent Publications

    A. Cooney, S. Singer, “A hybrid droplet vaporization-chemical surrogate approach for emulating vaporization, physical properties, and chemical combustion behavior of multicomponent fuels” " Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 37, 3229-3236, 2018.

    G. Fong, S. Jorgensen, and S. Singer, "Pore-Resolving Simulation of Char Particle Gasification Using Micro-CT" Fuel, 224, 752-763, 2018.

    A. Cooney, S. Singer, “Modeling Multicomponent Fuel Droplet Vaporization with Finite Liquid Diffusivity using the Direct Quadrature Method of Moments with Delumping,” Fuel, 212, 554-565, 2018.

    J. Li, S. Singer, “An efficient coal pyrolysis model for detailed tar species vaporization,” Fuel Processing Technology, 171, 248-257, 2018.



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