Thermal-Fluid and Thermal Processing Lab
The scientific research and engineering development in the Thermal-Fluids & Thermal Processing Laboratory covers the following broad topical areas:
- Thermal processing of non-Newtonian media
- Boiling and phase change heat transfer
- Interfacial phenomena
- Spray and coating processes
- Heat transfer enhancement and compact heat exchangers
- Energy and sustainability
- Micro-scale thermal devices and sensors
- Computational heat and mass transfer
- National Science Foundation (NSF)
- Tranter Inc.
- U.S. Department of Energy ( DOE)
- Honeywell International
- Air Force Office of Scientific Research
- Procter & Gamble
- US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
- Alfa-Laval Thermal
- Brown Fintube Co.
- Ohio Board of Regents
Raj M Manglik
Professor, CEAS - Mechanical Eng
684 Rhodes Hall
Dr. Raj M. Manglik is Professor of Mehanical & Materials Engineering, and Director of the Thermal-Fluids & Thermal Processing Laboratory. His broad research and educational interests include: Interfacial phenomena; molecular dynamics of surface-active self-assembled biomolecules and polymers; micro-scale processes; boiling heat transfer; thermal processing of polymeric materials and non-Newtonian fluids; multi-sale (molecular-nano-micro-macro-scales) analysis; enhancement of hea transfer; biological thermal-fluids systems; bubbling and droplet-surface dynamics; compact heat exchangers; micro-electronic coolin; experimental tehniques; and computational modeling and CFD.