Clemson University

Advances in CFD Modeling for Novel IC Engine Concepts

A lecture by Dr. Dan Flowers, Lawrence Livermore National Library (LLNL)

Dr. Daniel Flowers leads the engineering activities on the LIFE power conversion equipment and supports the LIFE fusion chamber development in the areas of chamber cooling and effluent processing. Dr. Flowers is also the associate program leader for combustion and alternative fuels at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), where his work focuses on experimental and analytical research in thermal sciences and combustion. He has been working in the area of homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI) engine combustion since joining LLNL in 1998. Dr. Flowers leads several combustion research projects at LLNL in the areas of HCCI, hydrogen, and diesel combustion. On leave from LLNL, he led research and development at Cleeves Engines, an energy research startup company. Dr. Flowers served as associate technical editor of the ASME Journal of Energy Resource Technologies in 2007 and 2008. He holds B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Davis.
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Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 1:00pm

Campbell Graduate Engineering Center, AT&T Auditorium 4 Research Drive Greenville, SC 29607