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Cassenti, Brice
Title: Professor-in-Residence
Highest Degree: Ph.D., Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, 1972
E-Mail: brice.cassenti@uconn.edu

Dr. Cassenti joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2009. Professor Cassenti received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn in 1968, 1969, and 1972. At the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn he worked on re-entry vehicles and heat transfer. He joined Bell Telephone Laboratories in 1971 where he worked on […]

Keywords: advance propulsion, applied mechanics, Applied Mechanics and Advanced Materials Processing, computational mechanics, emeritus faculty, gas turbine engines, heat transfer, material modeling, non-linear finite element modeling, programming, re-entry vehicles, super computing

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Langston, Lee
Title: Professor Emeritus
E-Mail: lee.langston@uconn.edu

Dr. LEE LANGSTON received a BSME (1959) from the University of Connecticut, MS (1960) and a Ph.D. (1964) from Stanford University. He was with Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in Connecticut as a research engineer working on fuel cells, heat pipes and jet engines from 1964 to 1977. During these years he also participated in mountain […]

Keywords: emeritus faculty, experimental and analytical studies of 3D flows, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, turbo machines

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Chiu, Wilson K. S.
Title: Professor
Highest Degree: Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1999
E-Mail: wilson.chiu@uconn.edu

Dr. Chiu joined the University of Connecticut in August 1999 where he is now Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He earned his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Rutgers University in 1997 and 1999, respectively. His research, supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, Office of Naval Research, […]

Keywords: Applied Mechanics and Advanced Materials Processing, batteries, carbon nanomaterials, Current, electrolyzers, energy materials, Energy Systems, fuel cells, gas separation, heat transfer, mass transfer, metal foams, Micro and Nano-scale Systems, photonics, semiconductors, solar cells, waste forms

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Cetegen, Baki
Title: United Technologies Chair Professor
Highest Degree: Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1982
E-Mail: baki.cetegen@uconn.edu

Dr. Cetegen joined the Mechanical Engineering Department in 1987. Prior to that, he was a research fellow at the University of California, Irvine and a research engineer and group leader at Energy and Environmental Research Corporation, Irvine, CA. He received his B.S. degree (summa cum laude) from Bosphorous University in Istanbul, Turkey (1978), M.S. from […]

Keywords: Applied Mechanics and Advanced Materials Processing, Current, Energy Systems, fire dynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, optical diagnostics, turbulent combustion

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Faghri, Amir
Title: Distinguished Professor of Engineering and Distinguished Dean Emeritus of Engineering
Highest Degree: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1976
E-Mail: amir.faghri@uconn.edu

Keywords: boiling and condensation, Current, Energy Systems, enhanced heat transfer, fluid mechanics, heat pipes and fuel cells, heat transfer, Micro and Nano-scale Systems, phase change and solidification, transport phenomena

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