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UIC Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering (M/C 251), 2039 ERF, 842 W. Taylor Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607

Office: 2049 ERF

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota

75th Anniversary of the ASME Heat Transfer Division – 2013

College of Engineering Teaching Award – 2009, 2012, 2013

A.V. Luikov Medal, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus – 2012

James. P. Hartnett Professor of Mechanical Engineering, 2006

ASME Classic Paper Award in Heat Transfer 2006

Six-Time Winner; UIC Silver Circle Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1994, 1990, 1987, 1981, 1976, 1975 (Nominated 18 times)

ASEE Centennial Certificate – 1993, 1994

ASME Heat Transfer Memorial Award, 1993

AMOCO Award for Teaching UG – 1990

The University Distinguished Teacher Award, 1989

ASEE Ralph Coats Roe National Award, 1988

Board of Trustees Recognition for Excellence in Teaching – 1987

Fellow of the ASME, 1986

The Harold A. Simon College of Engineering Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1986

Computational modeling in heat transfer

Two-phase swirl flow with heat transfer

Two-phase fluid flow

Heat and mass transfer in porous media

Non-Newtonian flow in porous media

Turbulence modeling in porous media,and sparrow-Galerkin approach to radiation exchange