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Suresh Advani

Suresh Advani

George W. Laird Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Associate Director, Center for Composite Materials
205 Spencer Lab
Newark, Delaware 19716
Phone: 302-831-8975
advani@udel.edu

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EDUCATION

PhD | Mechanical Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BTech | Mechanical Engineering, IIT Bombay

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Suresh G. Advani is a George W. Laird Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware. He received his Bachelor of Technology Degree in Mechanical Engineering from I.I. T. Bombay in 1982 and his Ph. D in Mechanical Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1987. His research interests are in materials and processing, rheology; fluid mechanics and heat transfer as applied to composite processing and alternate energy sources such as fuel cells and hydrogen storage.

He has co-authored over 200 journal articles and has contributed chapters to over twenty books. He has also co-authored a recent text on “Process Modeling in Composites Manufacturing”. Advani is a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers and is the North American Editor for the journal Composites A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. He has graduated over 70 masters and Ph.D. students and was awarded the Outstanding Doctoral Graduate Student Advising and Mentoring award in 2008.

RESEARCH AREAS

  • Clean Energy & Environment
  • Composites & Advanced Materials

FACULTY EXPERTISE

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer & Thermodynamics
  • Materials Engineering

 

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