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Bruno, Claudio
Title: Research Professor
Highest Degree: Ph.D. Princeton University, 1977
E-Mail: claudio.bruno@uconn.edu

Dr. Claudio Bruno joined the Mechanical Engineering Department in 2016. Prior to that he was Head of the High Speed Group at the United Technologies Research Center from 2011; Professor in the Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” from 1989, with a simultaneous appointment as Combustion Leader at the Center for […]

Keywords: Aerospace Combustion and Propulsion, Current

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Sung, Chih-Jen (Jackie)
Title: Connecticut Clean Energy Fund Professor in Sustainable Energy
Highest Degree: Ph.D.,Princeton University, 1994
E-Mail: chih-jen.sung@uconn.edu

Dr. Sung joined the Mechanical Engineering Department in 2009. He served as a faculty member in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Case Western Reserve University from 1999 to 2009. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the National Chiao Tung University in 1986, M.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering from the National Taiwan […]

Keywords: combustion, Current, Energy Systems, fuel chemistry, laser diagnostics

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Weber, Bryan
Title: Assistant Professor In Residence
Highest Degree: Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2014
E-Mail: bryan.weber@uconn.edu

Dr. Weber joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering faculty in 2014 as a Visiting Assistant Professor. He received his B.S.E. in Aerospace Engineering from Case Western Reserve University in 2009, and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut in 2010 and 2014, respectively. Dr. Weber’s research interests are on the combustion of alternative […]

Keywords: alternative fuels, combustion, Current, fuel chemistry

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Lu, Tianfeng
Title: United Technologies Associate Professor of Engineering Innovation
Highest Degree: Ph.D., Princeton University, 2004
E-Mail: tianfeng.lu@uconn.edu

Dr. Tianfeng Lu joined the department as an Assistant Professor in 2008. Dr. Lu received his B.S. (1994) and M.S. (1997) in Engineering Mechanics from Tsinghua University and Ph.D. (2004) in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University, where he has been a research associate from 2004 and a research staff from 2005. His primary […]

Keywords: Chemical Kinetics, combustion, computational fluid dynamics, Current, Energy Systems

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