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Faculty

Pedro Mago

Pedro Mago

Director
Associate Professor

Tennessee Valley Authority Professorship in Energy Systems and The Environment
Mechanical Engineering Department
Mississippi State University

Rogelio Luck

Rogelio Luck

Professor
Mechanical Engineering Department
Mississippi State University

B. K. Hodge B. K. Hodge

Professor Emeritus
Mechanical Engineering Department
Mississippi State University
W. Glenn Steele W. Glenn Steele

Professor Emeritus
Mechanical Engineering Department
Mississippi State University



Research Associate

Andrew M. Howard

Research Associate II
Mechanical Engineering Department
Mississippi State University


Current Graduate Students

  • Smith, Aaron – Ph.D.
  • Yun, Kyung Tae – Ph.D.
  • Hueffed Anna, Ph.D.
  • Harrod, James, J. Ph.D.
  • Smith, Amanda, Ph.D.
  • Paxton Giffin, Ph.D.
  • Jha, Zaroj, Ph.D.
  • Michael Gibson, P.hD
  • Alta Knizley, Ph.D
  • Kenneth Jacobs, M.S.
  • Ben Wright, M.S.
  • Brent Wade, Ph.D.


Graduated Students

  • Cho, Heejin. Ph.D., Spring 2009. Thesis title: “Dynamic Simulation and Optimal Real-time Operation of CHP Systems for Buildings”

  • Withmire, Brian, M.S. Spring 2009, Thesis Title: “Optimization of Combined Cooling, Heating, and Power Systems (CCHP) Operational Strategies for Different Climate Conditions.” Mississippi State University.

  • Crespo Raul. M.S., Spring 2009. Thesis Title: “Evaluation of Energy Usage in the Chemical Industry and Effective Measures to Reduce Energy Losses.” Mississippi State University.

  • Somayaji, Chandramohan. Ph.D., Spring 2008. Thesis Title: “Evaluation and Optimization of Organic Rankine Cycles.” Mississippi State University.”

  • Fumo, Nelson. Ph.D., Summer 2008. Thesis Title: “Changing the Paradigm of How Cooling Heating and Power (CHP) Projects are Evaluated.” Mississippi State University.

  • Weathers, James. Ph.D., 2008. Thesis Title: “Verification and Validation of Micro-CHP Simulation at multiple levels.” Mississippi State University.

  • Giffin Paxton., M.S., 2008, Project Title: Instrumentation of a Micro-CCHP Demonstration Facility.” Mississippi State University.

  • Ramsay, Justin. M.S., Fall 2008. Thesis Title: “Evaluation of Propane Fueled Combined Heating and Power Systems for Small Commercial Applications.” Mississippi State University.

  • Marvel, Brandon. M.S., 2008.  Thesis Title: “Uncertainty Analysis of Net Heat Release Rate Predictions in a Single Cylinder Pilot Compression Ignited Natural Gas Engine.” Mississippi State University.

  • Weathers, James. M.S., 2007. Thesis Title: “Verification and Validation: Summary of State of the Art Measures.” Mississippi State University.

  • Wheeley, Chad. M.S., 2007.  Project Title: “Using Biomass to Supplement Natural Gas for Hydronic Heating in a Greenhouse Complex." Mississippi State University.

  • Zdaniuk, Gregory. Ph.D., 2006. Thesis Title: “Heat Transfer and Friction in Helically-Finned Tubes Using Artificial Neural Networks.” Mississippi State University.

  • Moran, Alan. M.S., Fall 2006. Thesis Title: “Micro CHP Modeling and Simulation using Thermodynamic Cycles.” Mississippi State University.

  • Stone, Nicholas A. M.S., 2006. Thesis Title: “Installation and Instrumentation of a Micro-CHP Demonstration Facility.” Mississippi State University.