Thermodynamics Expert, Design, Heat Transfer Consultant Resume
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This expert graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Ph.D. and a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

This expert received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Tehran Institute of Technology.

Thermodynamics Expert, Design, Heat Transfer Consultant Resume

This associate is an expert in design and heat transfer, thermodynamics, HVAC, and statics.

This associate offers expertise specific to solving engineering problems, experimental studies, and laboratory testing. Further expertise includes industrial, educational, and computer-based heat transfer / fluid flow analysis.

Additional experience and specialization includes experimental research involving gas turbine heat transfer and fluid flow, boilers and steam generator research and troubleshooting, power generation, and cogeneration consulting.

This expert has conducted numerous studies in areas including mass transfer downstream of a 90 degree bend in a square duct, effect of plenum cross flow on heat mass transfer near and within the entrance of film cooling holes, experimental mass heat transfer in and near a circular hole in a flat plate, and film cooling of the gas turbine endwall by discrete hole injection.

Additional areas of interest include influence of secondary flows near the endwall and boundary layer disturbance on convective transport from a turbine blade, mass transfer with flow through an array of rectangular cylinders, effect of fin shape on fluid flow, and heat transfer performance of staggered short pin fin arrays.

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates Inc.

Providing project management, mechanical engineering, design, heat transfer, thermodynamics consulting, failure analysis, forensic engineering and related expertise to a wide variety of clients.


Engineering Faculty, Mechanical Engineering, Saginaw Valley State University

Teaching Design, Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, HVAC, Statics, Dynamics, and laboratory courses.


Research Faculty, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota

Wrote research proposal; planned, carried out, and managed experimental research involving gas turbine heat transfer and fluid flow. Led research activities of a group of graduate students.


Research Engineer, Electric Power Research Center, Iran

Was group leader in charge of research and trouble shooting activities for local power generating industry (included boilers and steam generators).


Technical Manager, Wheatstone Co. (HVAC & Elect. Contractor), Iran

Managed and supervised supply of equipment, installation, and commission of HVAC and Electrical Systems for a medical school complex and a TV recording/broadcasting studio.


Engineer, Iran Energy Co., Iran

Provided consulting services for HVAC, Power Generation, and Cogeneration projects.


Thermal Analyst, Honeywell, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota

Thermal Analyst, member of a team providing consulting services to various engineering/technical groups.

This expert is the author and co-author of numerous publications related to heat transfer, thermodynamics, experimental heat mass transfer, and more.

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