University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering
http://www.me.umn.edu/
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Principle Investigators:

David Kittelson
Frank Rowley Professor

 

   
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Will Northrop
Director of Thomas E Murphy Engine Lab
McKnight Land-Grant Professor

 

   
   

Research Staff:

Shawn Haag
Research Program Manager

 

   
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Jacob Swanson
Adjunct Assistant Professor

 

   
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Darrick Zarling
dzarling@umn.edu

 

   

Post Doctoral Researchers:

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Xuesong Li
Degree: Ph.D. (2014)

   
Joonho Jeon

Joonho Jeon
Degree: Ph.D. (2016)

   

Graduate Research Assistants:

   
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Jeff Hwang
Degree Sought: Ph.D. (2017)
Research Project: Hydrous Ethanol Dual Fuel Applications

   
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Dereck Dasrath
Degree Sought: Ph.D. (2018)
Research Project: Rapid Compression/Expansion Machine

   
   
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Noah Bock
Degree Sought: Ph.D. (2019)

   
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Ying Lin
Degree Sought: Ph.D. (2019)

   
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Seamus Kane
Degree Sought: Ph.D. (2020)

   
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Pengyue Wang
Degree Sought: Ph.D. (2020)

   
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Aditya Salapaka
Degree Sought: M.S. (2018)

   
   

Undergraduate Research Assistants:

   
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Laurel Hunt
Major: Mechanical Engineering

 

Tom Young
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Research Project: DOE GDI Project


Graham Krumpelmann
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Research Project: ARPA-E NEXTCAR


Omar Ahmed
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Research Project: H2


Recent Graduates:

   

Matthew Ries
M.S. (2017),
Project: Reducing Emissions from Open Burning through Biomass Gasification

 
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Andrew Kotz
Degree: Ph.D. (2016)
Research Project: Enabling the Next Generation of Super Hybrid Tansit Bus

   
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Kali Johnson
Degree: M.S. (2016)
Research Project: Porous Organic Polymers as a Fuel Additive for Spark Ignition Engines

   
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Alex Nord
Degree: M.S. (2016)
Research Project: Hydrous Ethanol Port Fuel Injection

   

Chad Weigelt
Degree: M.S. (2016)
Research Project: In-cyclinder Ultrasonic Thermometery

     

Alex Melin
Degree: M.S. (2016)
Research Project:

     

Glenn Lucachick
Degree: Ph.D. (2016)
Research Project: Semivolatile Particle Emissions from Low Temperature Diesel Combustion

     

Wei Fang
Degree: Ph.D. (2016)
Research Project: Hydrous Ethanol for use in Diesel Engine using Dual Fuel Modes

     

Huzeifa Badshah
Degree: M.S. (2015)
Research Project: Cold-start Emissions from Light-Duty Vehicles

     

Swathi Satish
Degree: M.S. (2015)
Research Project: An Aerosolization Method for Measuring Diesel Fuel Contaminants

     

Shashank Singh
Degree: M.S. (2014)
Research Project: Enabling the Next Generation of Super Hybrid Tansit Bus

     

Kathleen Vignali
Degree: M.S. (2013)
Research Project: Performance and Emissions of Second Generation Biofuel DME

     

Aaron Avenido
Degree: M.S. (2013)
Research Project: Semivolatile Particle Emissions from Low Temperature Diesel Combustion

     

Jaimie Hamilton
Degree: M.S. (2013)
Research Project: Characterization of Biomass Gasificiation - Engine Generator Systems

     

Udayan Patwardhan
Degree: M.S. (2013)
Research Project: Characterization of Ash Emissions from Diesel Engine Combustion

     

Kai Xiao
Degree: M.S. (2013)
Research Project:

 

 

 

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