Expertise

Nano/Micro/Mini-Scales Heat and Mass Transfer, HVAC & Building Energy Systems, Refrigeration and Thermal Energy Conversion Efficiency, Vapor compression and nonvapor compression based HVAC technologies, Fouling and Environmental Heat Transfer.

Current Research on: Low GWP Refrigerants, Lubricants and Nanolubricants in AC systems, Frost Growth Mitigation and Defrost Techniques, Mini- and Micro-channels Heat Exchangers.

Miniature-Scale Refrigeration 

Oil Retention 

Frosting/Icing

 Boiling/CondensationNanolubricant 

Microchannel 

Air Conditioning 

Heat Exchangers

Low GWP Refrigerants 

Energy Efficiency

Communities
Mechanical Engineering
Degrees
PhD, University of Maryland, College Park, Mechanical Engineering, 2004
MS, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, Mechanical Engineering, 2001
BS, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, Mechanical Engineering, 2001
Keywords
refrigeration scalable energy systems heat transfer hvac thermodynamics engineering direct energy conversion energy efficiency industrial energy heat recovery