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Aaron May, Graduate Student

Portrait of Aaron May, Graduate Student

Thesis: Conjugate Heat Transfer Measurements and Finite Element  Analysis of One-Side Heated Flow Channels with Forced Convective  Single-Phase and Flow Boiling

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Hongtao Zhang, Graduate Student

Portrait of Hongtao Zhang, Graduate Student

Thesis: Steady-State Single-Phase, Flow Boiling, and Conjugate Heat Transfer Measurements in One-Side Heated Circular Cylindrical and Monoblock Flow Channels

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Carlos Gonzalez and Mattie Jackson

Portrait of Carlos Gonzalez and Mattie Jackson

NASA Sharp Plus Apprentices in the Thermal Science Research Center (TSRC).  Mr. Quaid Peatiwala (see picture below) and Professor Ronald Boyd were their mentors.

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Cordell Booker, Graduate Student

Portrait of Cordell Booker, Graduate Student

MS Research Project Report: A Ten-Domain Model For Hypervapotron Peaking Factors

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Quaid Peatiwala, Graduate Student

Portrait of Quaid Peatiwala, Graduate Student

Thesis: Forced Convection Heat Transfer With and Without Enhancement Devices in Single-Side Heated Vertical Channels with Downward Flow.

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Lisa Chenevert

Portrait of Lisa Chenevert

Former member of one of the TSRC Conceptual Design Teams.

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Portrait Gallery of Selected Contributors

Aaron May, Graduate Student

Portrait of Aaron May, Graduate Student

Thesis: Conjugate Heat Transfer Measurements and Finite Element  Analysis of One-Side Heated Flow Channels with Forced Convective  Single-Phase and Flow Boiling

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Hongtao Zhang, Graduate Student

Portrait of Hongtao Zhang, Graduate Student

Thesis: Steady-State Single-Phase, Flow Boiling, and Conjugate Heat Transfer Measurements in One-Side Heated Circular Cylindrical and Monoblock Flow Channels

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Cordell Booker, Graduate Student

Portrait of Cordell Booker, Graduate Student

MS Research Project Report: A Ten-Domain Model For Hypervapotron Peaking Factors

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Professor Penrose Cofie (PhD EE, PE; Foreground location)

Portrait of Professor Penrose Cofie (PhD EE, PE; Foreground location)

was the head of TSRC Teams that include power transfer, instrumentation and calibration, data acquisition, experimental design, etc.

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Mr. Ali Ekhlassi (MS ME)

Portrait of Mr. Ali Ekhlassi (MS ME)

was head of TSRC Teams that included mechanical design and development, solid modeling, instrumentation, and data acquisition.

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Rashad Martin (ME BS Graduate)

Portrait of Rashad Martin (ME BS Graduate)

completed an Internship in the TSRC under the mentorship of Professor Boyd.

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Avione Northcutt Lee (BS, ME; MS, ME; PhD)

Portrait of Avione Northcutt Lee (BS, ME; MS, ME; PhD)

completed an Internship under the mentorship of Professor Boyd. After graduating from PVAMU (BS, ME), she was employed by Sandia National Laboratories and concurrently earned a MS (ME) from Purdue University. Avione then earned the ...

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Ronhoward McNeil (ME BS Graduate)

Portrait of Ronhoward McNeil (ME BS Graduate)

completed an Internship and later was a research assistant in the TSRC under the mentorship of Professors Cofie and Boyd.

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David Cheri Jr. (BS EE Graduate)

Portrait of David Cheri Jr. (BS EE Graduate)

was a TSRC Research Assistant and made a presentation to the TAMUS Federal Relations Team.

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Abimbola Daramola (BS ME student)

Portrait of Abimbola Daramola (BS ME student)

illustrated fluid flow through a hypervapotron.

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Francois Martin (BS ME Graduate)

Portrait of Francois Martin (BS ME Graduate)

conducted an extensive high heat flux peaking factor literature search and completed validation and verification computations. Mr. Martin worked on solving the infinite series equations, literature search that contain data including the peaking factor, and ...

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Research Assistants

Portrait of Research Assistants

(from left- to- right): Aris Poerwanto, Timothy Copeland, and Ronhoward McNeil. Mr. Poerwanto analysis literature papers consisting of experimental study of heat transfer enhancement with wire coil inserts in laminar transition turbulent regimes at different Prandtl ...

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