Principle Investigator

Gisuk Hwang, Ph.D.

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Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2010

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2006

B.S. Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (Double Major), Handong Global University, Pohang, Korea, 2002

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Ph.D. Students

Tadeh Avanessian

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, 2014 – present

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Shahid Bahonar University, Kerman, Iran, 2013

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, 2010

Research Interests: Nanoscale Thermal Energy Transport, Thermal Rectification, Thermo-Fluid Science and Engineering, Efficient and Sustainable Thermal Systems, HVAC/R, CCHP

Research Abstract

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Mohammad Moulod

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, 2015 – present

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Shahid Beheshti University, Abbaspour College of Technology (former PWUT), Tehran, Iran, 2009

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Urmia, Urmia, Iran, 2007

Research Interests: Heat and Water Management in PEMFC Fuel Cell, Molecular Dynamic Simulation, Heat Transfer, Renewable Energy, CHP

Research Abstract

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Yahya Nasersharifi

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, 2015-Present

MBA University of Tehran, 2014

M.S. Renewable Energies Engineering, Islamic Azad University (Science and Research Branch), Tehran, Iran, 2012

B.S. Chemical Engineering-Petrochemical Industries, Islamic Azad University, 2009

Research Interests: Energy Efficiency, Reliability and Sustainability, Nanotechnology and Energy Conservation

Research Abstract

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M.S. Students

Brandon Shannon

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, 2012-Present

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, 2011

Research Interests: Micro/nano-surface engineering on phase-change heat transfer for high heat flux thermal management systems

Research Abstract

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Undergraduate Students

Wavita Vidanalage Dona Dilanki Terranska

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, 2014-Present

Research Interests: Improved water condensation using distributed wick structure for efficient water desalination systems

Research Abstract

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Nisal Habakkala Kankanange

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, 2014-Present

Research Interest: Efficient water desalination system using biphillic surface coatings

Research Abstract

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Laboratory Alumni

M.S. Students

Name Year Research Topic Current Position
Kapot Kallol Tarafder 2015 Optimal Design of Capillary-Wick for High Heat Flux Thermal Management System Koch Industries
Aamer Khan 2015 Proton Conductivity of Graphene-Based Nafion Catalyst Layer for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell InceptraTM

Undergraduate Students

Name Year Research Topic Current Position
Aneek Noor 2016 Development optimal water management system for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell, Link

UPG Engineer

Johnson Controls

Yatharsana Manickavasagar 2016 Development of thin sample thermal conductivity measurement, Link Vehicle Crash Test Engineer at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Qi Heng Weng 2016 Design and optimization of Gas diffusion layer of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells Using Bimodal Porosity and Wettability, Link Building Control and Services, Inc.