TEACHING

Teaching Award:

  • Undergraduate Curriculum Seed Grant from the Vice President Office for Undergraduate Education at Rutgers University. $5,000, Jan. 2, 2002 - June 30, 2002. One of the two recipients in 2002.

 

Courses Taught:

            Undergraduate level

  • Mechanical Engineering Measurements/Labs (14:650:350/349): Fall 2012; Fall 2013
  • Heat Transfer (14:650:481): Fall 2001; Fall 2006; Fall 2008; Spring 2011
  • Biofluid Mechanics (14:650:472): Spring 2003; Spring 2005; Spring 2007
  • Thermodynamics (14:650:351): Spring 2010, Fall 2015
  • Topics in Mechanical Engineering (14:650:485): Spring 2002
  • Special Problems (14:650:491/492): 2002 – 2003; 2010-2011
  • Undergraduate Res. Junior (14:650:398): Fall 2010
  • Projects for Design of Mechanical System (14:650:485/486): 2002 – 2006
  • Engineering Project Lab (14:650:467/468): 2006-2007, 2009 – 2012
  • Design and Manufacturing (14:650:467/468): 2013-2017

 

            Graduate level

  • Heat Conduction (16:650:570): Fall 2002; Fall 2003; Fall 2004; Fall 2005; Fall 2010; Fall 2016
  • Convective Heat Transfer (16:650:574): Spring 2009; Spring 2012; Spring 2013; Spring 2014; Spring 2015; Spring 2017
  • Radiation Heat Transfer (16:650:674): Spring 2004; Spring 2006; Fall 2009; Spring 2016
  • Independent Study (16:650:601 or 602): 2002 – present
  • Independent Study (16:650:542/543 JJ Slade Scholars): Fall 2016, Spring 2017
  • Seminar M.E. (16:650:608): Fall 2008; Spring 2009
  • Research Mech. Aerospace Engineering (16:650:701 & 702): 2002-present

 

Undergraduate DMS/Engineering Projects Supervised:

·         2016-2017, “Smart Window. Participants: Chuyang Chen, Patrick Mormino, Alex Paul, Kevin Van, Chun Lau

·         2016-2017, “Thermoelectric Power Generator”. Participants: Lawrence Chan, Jonathan Lu, Ishan Tiwari, Hazaveh Zaynab, Sam Choi

·         2015-2016, Thermal Siphon Cooling of Thermoelectric Power Generation”. Participants: James Chen, Christopher Chiodo, Gregory Kindberg, Faizan Mumtaz, Etebom Obot, Christian Orozco, Karan Purba, Alexander Quintero, Eugene Reyes, Rahul Upadhyay.

·         2013-2014, Thermoelectric Generator”. Participants: Umut Kahraman, Richard Schmitt, Ismail Yigit.

·         2012-2013, Design and fabrication of a Stirling engine”. Participants: Albert Chen, Yehoshua Klyman, Brian Morrison, Jake Nocciolo, Michael Oakes, Daniel Youssef.

·         2012-2013, “Rhombic-drive Stirling cryocooler”. Participants: George Balla, Ryan Mastrolia, Christopher Streck, Philip Vierno, Joseph Xiao.

·         2011-2012, “Solar powered Beta Stirling engine”. Participants: Younus Ahmed, Ishan Desai, Parth Jariwala, JeeHoon Pyun, Vishvesh Sathe and Andrew Yacoub.

·         2011-2012, “Design of a Gamma-type Stirling engine”. Participants: Yasin Abul-Huda, Richard Fund, Robert Mouring, Christopher Pryce, and Mark. T. Young.

·         2010-2011, “Design, fabrication and analysis of a Stirling engine”. Participants: Gregory Battista, Allen Chen, Christopher Eibling, Kevin Kelly, Herbert Silva, Marlon Avellan Mora, and Ryan Hollywood

·         2009-2010, “Adjustable equipment shelf”. Participants: Zhaoliang Chen, Usman N. Khan, Vincent J. Logozio, Samit Mustafa, Stephen D. Pellegrino and Bernardo E. Wong

·         2006-2007, “Design of a pressure vessel by fiber-reinforced composites” (co-advised with George Weng). Participants: Steve Kappus, Tony Andrade, Derek Sottile, Andrew Naumann, and Kyle Whipple

·         2005 – 2006, “Multi-purpose exercise support bench”. Participants: Christophe S Bellezza , Christophe S Dwyer, Christin H Chiemingo, Luis Cruz,  Evan Tinel 

·         2004 – 2005, “Simulation of laser transport in tissues”. Participants: Mattew Aloi, Sean-Michael Cleary, Kichul Woo, Brandon Turocotte

·         2002 – 2003, “Design of 3-D precision translation stage”. Participants: Ryan Paull, Min Oh, Kevin Lu, David Martinez, Eveus Nazire

 

Undergraduate Special Problems/Research Supervised:

·         2016-2017, Optical sensing.” Summer Research, Aresty Research Fellow, Jun Sun You

·         2016-2017, Understanding Laser-Tissue Interactions.” Aresty Research Fellow, Derrick Joseph

·         2016-2017, Modeling of heat transfer and fluid flow in a solar louver.” JJ Slade Scholar, Chun Lau

·         2016-2017, Solar energy harvesting literature survey.” JJ Slade Scholar, Hongxiang Cao

·         2015-2016, Thermal-optical sensing.” REU, Chris Bechtold

·         Fall 2013, Fabrication of polymeric sensors.” REU, Kai Zhang (CBE student)

·         2011-2012, Laser-tissue interactions.” Aresty Research Fellow. Karan Nijhawan

·         Spring/Fall 2011, “Photon migration.” JJ Slade Scholar 14:650:492/491. Charles N. Kawczynski (MAE)

·         2010-2011, “Laser-tissue interactions”. Aresty Research Fellow. Chuan Guo (CEE, woman minority)

·         2010-2011, “Design of near-field optical sensors”. JJ Slade Scholar 14:650:491/492. Marlon Avellan Mora (MAE, Hispanic minority)

·         2010-2011, “Fabrication of near-field optical sensors”. JJ Slade Scholar 14:650:491/492. Allen Chen (MAE)

·         Fall 2010, “Photon migration”. 14:650:398. Aaron Qua (MAE)

·         2009-2010, “Laser-tissue interactions”. Aresty Research Fellow. Imad Kazim (MAE)

·         2008-2009, “Laser experimentation”. Research Experience for Undergraduate. Olapeju O. Odusola (SAS, woman African Am. minority)

·         2008-2009, “Design and assembling of optical bench shelf”. Research Experience for Undergraduate. Eric Chang (BME)

·         Fall 2003, “Laser instrumentation”. 14:650:491. Juan Molina (MAE, Hispanic minority)

·         Spring 2003, “Control system for automatic translation stage”. 14:650:492. Juan Molina (MAE, Hispanic minority)

·         Spring 2002, “Monte Carlo simulation of photon migration”. 15:650:492. Siew Kan Wan (MAE)

·         Spring 2002, Making artificial tissues. Research Experience for Undergraduate. Chia Ming Liang (MAE)

 

Graduate Independent Studies Supervised:

·         2016-2017, Solar energy harvesting literature survey. Summer Research, JJ Slade Scholar 16:650:542/543, Hongxiang Cao

·         2016-2017, Modeling of heat transfer and fluid flow in a solar louver. JJ Slade Scholar 16:650:542/543, Chun Lau

·         Spring 2017, Solar Radiation”, 16:650:602, Yaomin Cai

·         Fall 2016, Monte Carlo Simulation of Radiative Transfer. 16:650:601, Yaomin Cai

·         Fall 2016, Modeling of fluid low and heat transfer for solar energy harvesting.” 16:650:601, Noman Rafi

·         Fall 2016, Modeling of fluid low and heat transfer for solar energy harvesting.” 16:650:601, Harshul Gupta

·         Summer 2016, Green House Effect and Public Transportation.” 16:650:601, Asif Ismail

·         Fall 2015, Cooling System Design.” 16:650:601, Marlon Avellan

·         Fall 2013, Computational Radiative Heat Transfer.” 16:650:601, Yuxiao Zhou

·         Spring 2012, The Discrete-Ordinates Method in Radiative Transfer.” 16:650:602, Brian Hunter

·         Spring 2009, Introduction to Nanophotonics & Micro/Nanoscale Energy Transport, 16:650:602, Huan Huang

·         Spring 2009, Introduction to Nanophotonics & Micro/Nanoscale Energy Transport, 16:650:602, Lei Huang

·         Spring 2009, Introduction to Nanophotonics & Micro/Nanoscale Energy Transport, 16:650:602, Jian Jiao

·         Spring 2007, “Introduction to Nanophotonics & Micro/Nanoscale Energy Transport”, 16:650:602, Xiaoliang Wang

·         Fall 2006, “Optical instrumentation”, 16:650:601, Shuke Li

·         Spring 2006, “Thesis writing”, 16:650:602, Haiyong Quan

·         Spring 2005, “Electrodynamics”, 16:650:602, Haiyong Quan

·         Spring 2005, “Laser-tissue interactions”, 16:650:602, Kyunghan Kim

·         Fall 2004, “Overview of fluid mechanics”, 16:650:601, Kyunghan Kim

·         Spring 2004, “Computational fluid dynamics and heat transfer”, 16:650:602, Haiyong Quan

 

Graduate Research Supervised (Research MAE 16:650:701 & 702):

·         2016-2020, Heat transfer modeling of solar energy harvesting.” Yaomin Cai

·         Fall 2016, Green gas emission and public transportation.” Asif Ismail

·         2016-2020, Thermophysical properties of nanofluids.” Yi Nan

·         2014-2018, Molecular dynamic simulation of boiling heat transfer.” Ricardo Diaz

·         2012-2014, “Computational solar radiation and energy management”, Yuxiao Zhou

·         2011-2014,  “Ultra-fine optical measurement technology”, Matthew Frenkel

·         2011-2013, “Ultra-fine optical measurement technology”, Marlon Avellan

·         2010-2014, “Modeling of radiation transfer”, Brian Hunter

·         2008-2011, Ultra-precise measurement and molecular sensing via optical whispering-gallery modes”, Lei Huang

·         2007-2011, “Analysis and modeling of USP laser thermal transport and plasma-mediated ablation”, Jian Jiao

·         2008-2010, “Micro/nano-fabrication and material processing via ultra-short pulsed laser plasma-mediated ablation”, Huan Huang

·         2007-2008, “Ultra-short pulsed laser surface processing and decontamination”, Xiaoliang Wang

·         2004-2008, “Modeling of transient heat transfer in tissues subject to pulsed laser irradiation”, Kyunghan Kim

·         2003-2006, “Design, fabrication, and characterization of optical whispering-gallery modes and applications”, Haiyong Quan

·         2002-2003, “Optical imaging of breast cancers”, Haiyong Quan

·         2002-2004, “Monte Carlo simulation of biomedical optical imaging and cerebral blood oxygenation monitoring”, Siew-Kan Wan

·         2001-2003, “Radiative heat transfer in tissue welding and soldering with ultrashort pulsed laser”, Kyunghan Kim

 

Other Graduate Research Supervised:

·         2002, “Diffusion approximation of photon migration”, Chakravarthi Kosaraju

·         2006, “Optical Design for Bio Micro/Nano-Sensor”, Shuke Li

·         2006-2010, “Optical whispering-gallery mode sensors: fabrication and applications to measurement technology”, Qiulin Ma

 

Seminars/Presentations by Students Supervised:

·    R. Diaz, “Molecular Dynamics Study of Contact Angle Effect on Maximum Critical Heat Flux in Nano-Patterned Pool Boiling,” Proc. of the 2nd Thermal and Fluid Engineering Conference and 4th Int. Workshop on Heat Transfer, TFEC-IWHT2017-17510, 12 pages, April 2-5, 2017, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

·    R. Diaz, “A Molecular Dynamics Study Of Passive Heat Flux Enhancement In Boiling Liquid Argon,” Proc. of CHT-15, ICHMT International Symposium on Advances in Computational Heat Transfer, Paper CHT-15-033, May 25-29, 2015, Rutgers University, Piscataway, USA.

·    Brian Hunter, “Angular false scattering in radiative heat transfer analysis using the discrete-ordinates method with higher-order quadrature sets”, ASME 2013 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Minneapolis, MN, USA, July 14-19, 2013.

·    Matthew Frenkel, “Optical whispering-gallery mode phenomenon as a composite sensor with applications to direct on-chip thermal sensing”, ASME 2013 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Minneapolis, MN, USA, July 14-19, 2013.

·    Matthew Frenkel, “Optical whispering-gallery mode sensing and applications”, MAE Outreach Conference, Rutgers, 2012.

·    Brian Hunter, “A new phase function normalization approach for radiative transfer analysis in highly anisotropic scattering media,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 11-17, 2011, Denver, CO, USA.

·    Brian Hunter, “A comparison of the discrete ordinates method and finite volume method for radiative heat transfer analysis,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 11-17, 2011, Denver, CO, USA.

·         Jian Jiao, “The interaction between biological tissue and short pulse laser”, Graduate Student Seminar, MAE Rutgers, March 24, 2010.

·         Huan Huang, “Polymer and tissue separation and micro/nano-fabrication via ultra-short pulsed laser plasma-mediated ablation”, Graduate Student Seminar, MAE Rutgers, March 10, 2010.

·         Qiulin Ma, Micro-temperature sensor based on optical whispering gallery mode of fiber taper-microsphere coupling system”, SPIE Conference: Photonic Fiber and Crystal Devices: Advances in Materials and Innovations in Device Applications III, San Diego, CA, 2 August 2009.

·         Qiulin Ma, Fabrication, characterization and microsensing of whispering-gallery mode micro-coupling systems, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Boston, MA, Oct. 31 Nov. 6, 2008.

·         Huan Huang, 3-D micro-fabrication and separation of PDMS by ultra-short pulsed laser, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Boston, MA, Oct. 31 Nov. 6, 2008.

·         Jian Jiao, Bio-heat transfer in a model skin subject to a train of short pulse irradiation, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Boston, MA, Oct. 31 Nov. 6, 2008.

·         Kyunghan Kim, “Ultrafast laser radiation and conduction heat transfer in biological tissues,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, FL, 5-11 Nov 2005. 

·         Haiyong Quan, “Parametric studies of whispering-gallery mode resonators”, SPIE Optics East 2004, Philadelphia, PA, 25 - 28 October 2004.

·         Lei Xu, “Design, fabrication and characterization of whispering-gallery mode miniature sensors”, SPIE Optics East 2004, Philadelphia, PA, 25 - 28 October 2004.

·         Siew-Kan Wan, “Rapid diagnosis of inhomogeneity in turbid media,” ASME Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Washington, DC, 16 - 21 Nov 2003.

·         Haiyong Quan, “Fluorescence image reconstruction for optical tomography based on transient radiation transfer equation”, ASME Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Washington, DC, 16 - 21 Nov 2003.

·         Haiyong Quan, “A new 3D fluorescence imaging method,” IEEE 29th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference, NJIT-Newark, NJ, 22-23 March 2003.

·         Kyunghan Kim, “Radiation heat transfer in tissue welding and soldering with ultrafast lasers,” IEEE 29th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference, NJIT-Newark, NJ, 22-23 March 2003.

·         Siew-Kan Wan, “Rapid detection of inhomogeneity in a tissue phantom,” IEEE 29th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference, NJIT-Newark, NJ, 22-23 March 2003.