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FUNDED RESEARCH

  • "Heating and Cooling Energy Requirements for Multi-Family Structures," SUNY Albany, Atmospheric Sci. Res. Center, Co-Principal Investigator, 9/1/75-5/31/76, $15,392.
  • "Appraisal of Electrical Energy Alternatives Available to the State of New York Solar Heating Systems," NYS ERDA, Principal Investigator, 1/76-6/76, $9,000.
  • "Determination of Radiative Exchange Factors for Three-Dimensional Configurations with Non-Diffuse, Non-Gray Surfaces," NASA-Johnson Space Center, Principal Investigator, 5/1/76-6/15/79, $47,331.
  • "Thermal Analysis of Solar Concentrator Receivers," N.Y. and U.S. DOE, Subtask Principal Investigator, 9/1/77-5/31/78, $4,000.
  • "High Temperature Heat Transfer in Gas-Particulate Suspensions," National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, 1/15/78-9/30/82, $125,113.
  • "Heat Transfer Analysis of Rogers Focussing Solar Collector," ERDA, Subcontract Principal Investigator, 6/1/78-12/31/78, $8,000.
  • "Program Development for Daylight Illumination in a Room with Clear and Diffusing Windows," Lawrence Berkeley Labs., Principal Investigator, 10/2/78-12/31/79, $44,700.
  • "Determination of the Amount of Light on a Working Surface Inside an Arbitrary Room," Lawrence Berkeley Labs., Principal Investigator, 10/1/80-1/1/84, $71,968.
  • "Laser Osteotomy of Cortical Bones," National Institutes of Health, Principal Investigator, 8/1/83-7/31/86, $342,245.
  • "Radiative Properties of Semi-Transparent Liquid Propulsion Systems," Applied Research Laboratory, Penn State University, Principal Investigator, 8/15/87-7/31/93, c.$244,000.
  • "Cutting and Shaping of Hard Ceramics with a CO2 Laser," National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, 8/15/87-1/31/90, $246,264.
  • "Optimization of Alumina Laser Cutting and Scribing," Ben Franklin Technology Center and State of the Art, Inc., Co-Principal Investigator, 9/1/88-8/31/89, $102,168.
  • "Engineering Research Equipment Grant: CO2 Laser Workstation," Applied Research Laboratory, Penn State University, Principal Investigator, 5/1/89-12/31/89, $214,188.
  • "Engineering Research Equipment Grant: Construction of FTIR-Based Emissometer," Ben Franklin Technology Center, Principal Investigator, 6/1/89-5/31/91, c.$50,000.
  • "Physical Property Measurements of High-Temperature Composites," Gas Research Institute, Co-Principal Investigator, 6/1/89-5/31/92, $460,266.
  • "Cutting of Ceramic Matrix Components with a CO2 Laser," DuPont de Nemours Co., Principal Investigator, 1/9/90-7/9/91, $42,006.
  • "Cutting and Shaping of Hard Ceramics with a CO2 Laser," National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, 9/15/90-8/31/92, $217,257.
  • "Tayloring the Spectral Emissivity of High-Temperature Materials," Gas Research Institute, Co-Principal Investigator, 6/1/92-8/31/94, $140,642.
  • "Laser Processing of Ceramics, Composites and Metals," National Science Foundation Equipment Grant, Principal Investigator, 8/15/92-8/14/94, $217,270.
  • "High-Temperature Calibration Algorithm for an Infrared Camera," Applied Research Laboratory, Penn State University, Principal Investigator, 8/15/92-8/14/93, $33,000.
  • "Electric Infrared Heating," Ben Franklin Technology Center and Pfaltzgraff Co., Principal Investigator, 9/1/92-8/31/93, $198,089.
  • "Radiation-Turbulence Interaction in Semi-Transparent Liquid Propulsion Systems," Applied Research Laboratory, Penn State University, Principal Investigator, 8/1/93-7/31/95, c.$48,000.
  • "Determination of High Temperature Properties Relevant to Laser Materials Processing," National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, 8/15/93-8/31/97, $253,203.
  • "Research Education for Undergraduates," National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, 1/1/94-8/31/97, $20,000.
  • "Thermal Stresses During Laser Processing of Ceramics," National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, 10/1/96-9/30/99, $355,555.
  • "Narrow-Band Radiative Properties And Heat Transfer Models For High-Temperature Combustion Gases," National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, 3/15/1997-12/31/1999, $222,222.
  • "Research Education for Undergraduates," National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, 6/1/97-5/31/98, $15,000.
  • "Infrared Absorption Coefficients of Molten Glasses," Owens Corning, Principal Investigator, 9/1/97-8/31/98, $57,252.
  • "Numerical Study of Turbulence-Radiation Interactions in Reactive Flows," Sandia National Laboratories/National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, 6/1/98-5/31/01, $282,800.
  • "Narrow-Band Radiative Properties And Heat Transfer Models For High-Temperature Combustion Gases-Equipment Supplement," National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, 3/1/1999-2/28/2000, $41,000.
  • "ITR/AP Scalable Portable Algorithms for Thermal Radiation/Turbulence/Chemistry Interactions," National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, 9/1/2001-8/31/2006, $1,754,000.
  • "Narrow-Band Radiative Properties And Heat Transfer Models For High-Temperature Combustion Gases," National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, 11/1/2001-10/31/2004, $196,000.
  • "ITR/AP Scalable Portable Algorithms for Thermal Radiation/Turbulence/Chemistry Interactions-REU Supplement," National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, 1/1/2002-8/31/2002, $5,000.
  • "Micro-Drilling of High Aspect Ratio Holes in metals and Semiconductors," Office of Naval Research, Principal Investigator, 11/1/2003-10/30/2005, $112,276.
  • “ITR/AP Scalable Portable Algorithms for Thermal Radiation/Turbulence/Chemistry Interactions---REU Supplement,” National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, 10/1/2005-9/30/2006, $6,000.
  • “LES modeling of spectral multiphase radiation and turbulence/chemistry/radiation interactions in reacting turbulent flow,” NASA, Principal Investigator, 1/1/2007-12/31/2009, $617,945.
  • “Coupled Nonequilibrium Flow, Energy and Radiation Transport for Hypersonic Planetary Entry,” NASA, Co-Principal Investigator, 1/1/2007-12/31/2009, $607,619.
  • “A predictive modeling and experimental investigation of laser sustained plasma (lsp) and its potential application to materials processing,”' Office of Naval Research, Co-Investigator, 1/1/2007-12/31/2009, $312,618.
  • “Basic Interactions Between Turbulence and Radiation in Hypersonic Turbulent Boundary Layers,'' NASA CUIP, Principal Investigator, 10/1/2007-9/30/2012, $666,400.
  • "Emittance Measurements of Ceramic Coatings,'' Pratt & Whitney Corporation, Principal Investigator, 6/1/2009-8/31/2009, $14,000.
  • "A Comprehensive CFD Tool for Aerothermal Environment Around Space Vehicles,'' CFDR Corporation (subcontract of NASA SBIR II), Principal Investigator, 1/1/2010-12/31/2011, $150,000.
  • "High-fidelity thermal radiation models and measurements for high-pressure reacting laminar and turbulent flows,'' AFOSR, 4/1/2010-3/31/2013, $439,184.
  • "Radiation Tools for the Determination of Temperatures and Concentrations from Radiometric Measurements in Laminar and Turbulent Combustion Systems,'' National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, 6/1/2010-5/31/2013, $325,000.
  • "High-fidelity multi-phase radiation module for modern coal combustion systems,'' Department of Energy, NETL, Principal Investigator, 7/1/2010-6/30/2013, $300,000.
  • "Radiation Tools for the Determination of Temperatures and Concentrations from Radiometric Measurements in Laminar and Turbulent Combustion Systems: Graduate Research Supplement,'' National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, 9/1/2010-8/31/2011, $41,000.
  • “Collaborative Research: NSF/DOE Advanced Combustion Engines: Radiation Heat Transfer and
    Turbulent Fluctuations in IC Engines – Toward Predictive Models to Enable High Efficiency,” National
    Science Foundation, Principal Investigator for UC Merced (with parallel effort at Penn State
    University), 5/1/2013-4/30/2016, $236,500.
  • “A General Solver Framework for Radiative Heat Transfer Models in Combustion Systems,” CFDR
    Corporation (subcontract of AFOSR SBIR I), Principal Investigator, 6/1/2014-2/28/2015, $50,000.
  • “A General Solver Framework for Radiative Heat Transfer Models in Combustion Systems,” CFDR
    Corporation (subcontract of AFOSR SBIR II), Principal Investigator, 6/15/2015-6/14/2017, $352,029.