Energy and Thermal Sciences

  • Theoretical and Computational Fluid Mechanics
  • Rheology
  • Spectral Methods
  • Lie Groups and Applications
  • Renewable energy systems
  • Reactive flows
  • Internal combustion engines
  • Radiation heat transfer

Space Propulsion, Plasma Rockets, Plasma Diagnostics, Emission Spectroscopy
Satellite Engineering
Sustainability, Sustainable Energy, Alternative Energy Systems
Science and Technology Policy

  • Micro and nanoscale heat transfer
  • Multiscale thermal modeling
  • Electrothermal modeling
  • Thermal characterization
  • Thermophysical properties
  • Plasmonics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics and High Performance Computing
  • Heat Transfer, Aerodynamics, Gas Dynamics, Transonic Flow, Turbulence
  • Combustion, Chemical Vapor Deposition, Semi-Conductor Device Simulations
  • Non-Newtonian Fluids, Solidification, Acoustics, Two-Phase Flow
  • Numerical Analysis, Krylov Subspace Methods, Preconditioning
  • Parallel and Scientific Computing
  • Domain Decomposition, Multi-Grid / Multi-Level Techniques
  • Design and control of thermal and energy systems
  • Nanotechnology in energy applications
  • Thermal management of opto/electronic systems
  • Inverse problems of thermal design and sensing
  • Energy storage technologies
  • New generation batteries
  • Battery testing and characterization