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Portrait of Aaron May, Graduate Student

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

Portrait of Hongtao Zhang, Graduate Student

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

Portrait of Carlos Gonzalez and Mattie Jackson

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.

Portrait of Cordell Booker, Graduate Student

Cordell Booker, Graduate Student

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

Portrait of Quaid Peatiwala, Graduate Student

Quaid Peatiwala, Graduate Student

Thesis: Forced Convection Heat Transfer With and Without

Enhancement Devices in Single-Side Heated Vertical Channels

with Downward Flow.

Portrait of Lisa Chenevert

Lisa Chenevert

Former member of one of the TSRC Conceptual Design Teams.

Portrait Gallery of Selected Contributors

Portrait of Aaron May, Graduate Student

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

Portrait of Hongtao Zhang, Graduate Student

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

Portrait of Cordell Booker, Graduate Student

Cordell Booker, Graduate Student

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

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

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.

Portrait of Mr. Ali Ekhlassi (MS ME)

Mr. Ali Ekhlassi (MS ME)

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

Portrait of Rashad Martin (ME BS Graduate)

Rashad Martin (ME BS Graduate)

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

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

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 PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She is presently a Postdoc at Nationwide Children’s Hospital where her current research is on tissue engineered vascular grafts (TEVC) for babies born with congenital heart defects.

Portrait of Ronhoward McNeil (ME BS Graduate)

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.

Portrait of David Cheri Jr. (BS EE Graduate)

David Cheri Jr. (BS EE Graduate)

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

Portrait of Abimbola Daramola (BS ME student)

Abimbola Daramola (BS ME student)

illustrated fluid flow through a hypervapotron.

Portrait of Francois Martin (BS ME Graduate)

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 put the data in a good format so it may be easy to read.

Portrait of Research Assistants

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 Numbers, Mr. Copeland worked on different schematic, and Mr. McNeil worked on the translational stage, hardware, and fabrication for the voltmeter system.