Education

Courses taught

AME 585, Nanoscale Heat Transfer (Spring 2014, Spring 2016)

Study of different energy transport processes at the nanoscale, with connections to real-world applications in nanoelectronics, solar cells, and thermoelectric energy conversion.

 

AME 532, Convective Transport Phenomena (Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2017)

Advanced study of heat conduction and convection. 

 

AME 432, Heat Transfer (Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2016)

Study of conduction, convection and radiation heat transfer, with applications to engineering problems.

 

AME 300, Instrumentation Laboratory (Spring 2012, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016)

Basic principles of laboratory practice and instrumentation; statistical measurement theory including probability distributions, finite statistics, uncertainty analysis regression analysis dynamics of measurement systems; transducers and signal conditioning circuits. Experiments using basic laboratory instrumentation on the speed of sound, temperature measurements, and the dynamic response of first and second order systems.

Bonus project videos 

Good Vibrations

Second-Order System and Aliasing

Unraveling Tornadoes and Whirlpools

Hydraulic Jump

The AK-47 as a Second-Order System

Stroboscope

Step Change of Pressure Inside a Beer Can

Oscillation Damping