Heat Transfer - Membership

List of Committee Members

Name Title / Specialization Contact Details

Xili Duan
PhD, PEng, MCSME

Assistant Professor

Heat transfer with phase change, thermal energy storage and thermal management, sustainable energy, liquid repellent surfaces, icing protection, multiphase flow, drag reduction, oil-water separation.

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Tel: 709-864-7108

Email: xduan@mun.ca

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Maciej Floryan
PhD, PEng, FCSME

Professor

Natural convection heat transfer; heat transfer intensification using heating patterns; thermocapillary convection and rupture of interfaces; convection and heat transfer in melts; thermal instability problems; mixed convective heat transfer.

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Western University

Tel: 519-661-2111 x88330

Email: floryan@uwo.ca

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Dominic Groulx
PhD, PEng, FCSME

Professor

Phase change heat transfer, solid-liquid phase change material (PCM), melting, natural convection, solidification, thermal storage, temperature management, cooling of electronics, thermal interface material (TIM), conduction, thermal conductivity characterization.

Lab of Applied Multiphase Thermal Engineering Mechanical Engineering, Dalhousie University

Tel: 902-494-8835

Email: dominic.groulx@dal.ca

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Sunny Li
PhD, PEng, MCSME

Associate Professor

Electronics cooling; data center cooling; thermal management for natural gas applications; multiphase flows; boiling heat transfer; heat transfer of free surface flows.

Thermal Management and Multiphase Flows Lab, School of Engineering, University of British Columbia

Tel: 250-807-9578

Email: sunny.li@ubc.ca

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Anthony Straatman
PhD, PEng, FCSME

Professor

Computational fluid dynamics, conjugate heat transfer modelling, convective heat transfer, porous materials, highly-conductive porous metals, shape optimization for porous materials, produce storage and ventilation, turbulence, high-speed rotating flows, Ranque-Hilsch vortex tubes.

Computational Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Mechanical & Materials Engineering, Western University

Tel: 519-661-2111 x88249

Email: astraatman@eng.uwo.ca

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