Research Projects





Modeling solidification in pure water and binary mixtures


A multiscale, multiphysics framework to model heterogeneous nucleation, crystal growth, and equilibrium solidification




Asymptotic analysis of Stefan problem


Singular perturbation series solution and method of multiple scales applied to different industrial applications such as droplet freezing, Phase Change Materials (PCM), and Artificial Ground Freezing (AGF)




Evaluating airflow and emission control in a subsurface ventilation system


Evaluation of the effect of duct leakage parameters on hydraulic efficiency of the underground ventilation system using Monte-Carlo method, multivariate regression, and CFD




Energy conversion in TPV and gas turbine combustors


Modeling of turbulent premixed combustion using Computational Fluid Dynamics to study energy conversion efficiency and flame stability in thermo-photovoltaic cells and gas turbines