Vinod Narayanan

Vinod Narayanan is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UC Davis, and the Associate Director of the UC Davis Western Cooling Efficiency Center.

Prior to joining UC Davis, he was on the faculty of the School of School of Mechanical Industrial and Manufacturing engineering at Oregon State University (OSU) until 2015, as an Assistant, Associate and full Professor. He earned his PhD from Texas A&M University in 2001 prior to joining OSU. His areas of interest include microscale flow and heat transfer, solar thermal energy utilization, passive means to enhance thermal energy efficiency, infrared thermography methods, and thermal management. Sponsors of his group’s current and past research include the Department of Energy, National Science Foundation (NSF), National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA), Office of Naval Research, Australian Research Council, and American Society for Engineering Education. He is the Chair of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ K-13 committee on Heat Transfer in Multiphase Systems, and Chair of the upcoming 2015 International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels (ICNMM) in San Francisco.

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