Kevin R. Anderson, Ph.D., P.E.

Kevin R. Anderson, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor, Dir. of Solar Thermal Alt. Renew. Energy Lab., Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering

FALL 2017 TEACHING SCHEDULE

  • Air Conditioning,                 ME 418/L, Tues/Thurs, Rm. 9-255/Rm. 17-1468, 1-3:50 PM
  • Solar Thermal Engineering, ME 407/L, Tues/Thurs, Rm. 9-255, 4-6:50 PM

WINTER 2018 TEACHING SCHEDULE

  • Thermal Systems Design,          ME 427,  Tues/Thurs, Rm. 9-335, 10-11:50 AM
  • Adv. Engr. Measurements,          ME 435,  Tues, Rm. TBD, 4-6:50 PM
  • Adv. Engr. Measurements Lab,  ME 435L, Thurs.Rm. 17-1467,  4-6:50 PM

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona, 2007 to present
  • Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona, 1999 to  2007
  • Part Time Instructor, Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona, 1998 to 1999
  • Faculty Part Time Senior Thermal Engineer, NASA JPL, 2004 to present
  • Consultant Thermal Engineer, ATK, Pasadena, CA 2002 to 2004
  • Consultant Thermal Engineer, Swales, Pasadena, CA 1999 to 2002
  • Thermal Engineer, Boeing Satellite Systems, 1998 to 1999   
  • Thermal Fluids Analysis Engineer, Technology Applications, Boulder, CO, 1995 to 1998
  • Research & Teaching Assistant, CU Boulder, CO 1993 to 1998
  • Research Assistant, NCAR, Boulder, CO 1994 to 1995
  • Research Assistant, NREL, Golden, CO, 1992 to 1994
  • Associate Engineer, Ralph M. Parsons, Pasadena, CA, 1991 to 1992

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

 (* = undergraduate student as co-author, ** = graduate student as co-author)

  1. "Analysis of a FAME MML / NH3 Cascade Refrigeration Cycle for Applications to Venus Lander Electronics Payload Thermal Control," by K. R. Anderson, T.J. Gross**, A. Gatti, in preparation for submittal to Intl. Journal of Refrigeration, Oct. 2017.
  2. "Venus Lander Electronics Payload Thermal Management Using a Multi-Stage Refrigeration System," by K. Anderson, C. McNamara, A. Gatti, accepted, in revision AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, manuscript ID 2017-06-T5286, June 15,2017.
  3. "Electrohydrodynamic Casting Bismuth Telluride Micro Partical Loaded Carbon Nanofiber Composite Material with Multiple Sensing Functions," by Y. Gan, A. Chen**, J. Gan, K.R. Anderson, in press ASME Journal of Micro- and Nano- Manufacturing, JMNM-17-1042, July, 2017.
  4. “Programmable Automation Controller Mechatronic Experiment,” by Thomas Gross*, Kevin R. Anderson, and Nolan Tsuchiya, Intl. Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol. 6, No. 1, March 2017, http://iaesjournal.com/online/index.php/IJRA/issue/view/398
  5. "Low Dimensional Oxide and Silicon Nanostructures for Promoting Photoelectrochemical Energy Conversion," by Kyle Hirakawa* (1), David Rodriquez* (1), Ryan Gan (2), Kevin R. Anderson (1), Yong Gan (1), (1) Cal Poly Pomona, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, (2) UC Santa Barbara, Dept. of Statisitcs, Journal of Scientific Research & Reports, 13 (4), pp. 1-9, March 2017, http://www.sciencedomain.org/issue/2180
  6. "Case Study of a Solar Tower/Compost Waste-to-Energy Test Facility," by Anderson K.R., Shafahi, M., Shihadeh, S., Perez, P., Kampen, B., McNamara, C., Baghaei Lakeh, R., Sharbat, A., and Palomo, M., Journal of Solid Waste Technology & Management, Vol. 42, 698-708, 2016.
  7. “Design of a Compost Waste Heat to Energy Solar Chimney Power Plant” by Kevin Anderson(1), Yasser Salem(2), Suzanne Shihadeh*(1), Pedro Perez*(1), Benjamin Kampen*(1), Souha Jouhar*(3), Saman Bahrani*(3),Kainan Wang*(3), Journal of Civil Engr. Research, May 2016, Volume 6, Number 3, (1)Mechanical Engineering, (2)Civil Engineering, (3)Construction Engineering Technology, Cal Poly Pomona.
  8. “Teaching Machine Design at a Polytechnic University using Industry/University Collaborative Projects,” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Mech. Engr., Cal Poly Pomona, Prof. Clifford M. Stover, Director of Engr. Projects Lab, Cal Poly Pomona, Transactions on Techniques in STEM Education, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 82-91, Jan-Mar, 2016.
  9. “Case Study of Building Energy Load Calculations for a Sustainable Technology Demonstration Project,” by Kevin R. Anderson, Ian Villazana** and Thomas Gross*, Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona, Int. J. of Energy & Environment, Vol. 7, Issue 4, Jan. 2016, pp. 283-290.
  10. “Porous Media Cooling of Tube Side SCO2 Heat Exchanger in Rankine Cycle” by Kevin R. Anderson, Thomas Gross*, and Chris McNamara**, Journal of Thermal Engineering and Applications, ISSN:2349-8994 Volume 3, Issue 1, pp. 1-17, Jan. 2016.
  11. “Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Forced Convection on Solar Thermal Collector Efficiency,” by Kevin R. Anderson, Raymond Faull*, Charles Lowry*, Thomas Tran*, Kevin Martin*, Intl. J. of Renewable Energy Technology Research, Vol. 4, No. 6, pp. 20-26, Dec. 2015.
  12. “Analysis of Heat Exchanger Pinch Point in a Waste-Heat Recovery SCO2 Rankine Cycle " by Kevin R. Anderson, Thomas Gross*, and Chris McNamara**, Int. Journal of Thermal Engineering Research, vol. 1, issue 6, Nov. to Dec. 2015, pp. 6-11.
  13. “Thermal-fluids Analysis of a Hybrid Solar/Compost Waste Heat Updraft Tower,” by Kevin R. Anderson, Maryam Shafahi, and Chris McNamara**, Cal Poly Pomona, Journal of Clean Energy Technologies, Vol. 4 No. 3 May 2016.
  14. “Numerical Study of Forced Air Cooling of a Heated Porous Foam Pyramid Array," Kevin R. Anderson, Maryam Shafahi, Alfredo Gutierrez**, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, Mechanical Engineering, Non-linear FEA/CFD Multi-physics Simulation Laboratory, Pomona, CA, 91768, USA, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Volume 8, Number 4, pp. 727-734, October 2015.
  15. “Flutter study of a solar powered high-altitude long endurance UAV” by Sukwinder Singh**, Kevin R. Anderson, Mechanical Engineering, Steven K. Dobbs, Donald Edberg, Aerospace Engineering, Intl. J. Structural Mechanics and Finite Elements, Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp. 25-38, October 2015, www.journalspub.com
  16. “Investigation of orifice compliance effects on steady-state pressure gradient in replacement heart valve” by Kevin R. Anderson and Brian Roselauf** Intl. J. of Applied Bio-medical Engr. Vol. 8, No.1, Dec., 2015.
  17. “Vibration Analysis of an Embedded Actuator Based UAV,” by Kevin R. Anderson, Sukwinder Singh**, Mechanical Engineering, Don Edberg, Steve Dobbs, Aerospace Engineering, Journal of Vibration Analysis, Measurement, and Control, Vol. 3, No. 3., pp. 174-193, 2015 doi:10.7726/jvamc.2015.1010
  18. “Polygon Oscillating Piston Engine” by Kevin Anderson, Chris McNamara**, Martin Stuart, Steve Cunningham, Intl. J. of Engineering Inventions, Vol. 4, Issue 10, June 2015, pp: 12-17.
  19. “CFD Investigation of Forced Air Cooling in a High-Speed PM Electric Motor” by Kevin R. Anderson, James Lin**, Chris McNamara**, Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona, and Valerio Magri, Senior Support Engineer, CD-Adapco, Irvine, CA, USA, Journal of Electronics Cooling and Thermal Control, 2015, 5, 27-44, Published Online June 2015.
  20. “Thermal Systems Engineering Design and Analysis of a High Usability Host Spacecraft” by Kevin R. Anderson, Daniel Forgette*, Matthew DeVost*, Austin Smith*, Mechanical Engineering, Donald Edberg Aerospace Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona, CA 91768, USA, Recent Progress in Space Technology, Vol 4., No. 2. pp. 99-2019, April 2014.
  21. “Analysis of Solar Heating System for an Aquaponics Food Production System” by Kevin R. Anderson, Maryam Shafahi, Arthur Artounian* Mechanical Engineering, Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy Lab, Cal Poly Pomona and Adam Chrisman SUNEARTH, Inc. International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy, Volume 4 Issue 1 pp. 1-6 Jan. 2015.
  22. “Mechanical Design and Analysis of a SCO2 Renewable Energy Cycle Expansion Engine” by Kevin R. Anderson, Chris McNamara*, Joshua Henriquez*, Abdon Hernandez*, Kris Dapkunas*, Eric Park*, Brad Kobeissi*, Jonathan Wells*, Trends in Machine Design, December, 2014, Vol. 1, Issue 3. pp. 10-25.
  23. “Critical Look at the Solar Photon Thruster Concept", by Paul Fieseler1, Kevin R. Anderson1,2, and Vaughn Cable1, (1) NASA JPL, (2) Cal Poly Pomona, AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 52, No. 4 (2015), pp. 1152-1162. , doi: 10.2514/1.A33249
  24. “Studying the Effects of Reheat on R134A Cycle Performance using Industrial Air-Conditioning Training Equipment” by K. Anderson, C. McNamara*, Mechanical Engineering Department, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, USA, Journal of Refrigeration, Air conditioning, Heating and Ventilation, Volume 1, Issue 2, July, 2014.
  25. “Method of Determining a Nominal Index Value for the Polytropic Expansion Process of SCO2 in Piston-Cylinder Devices” by C. McNamara* and K. Anderson, International Journal of Thermodynamics, Vol. 17 (No. 4), pp. 275-282, 2014 doi: 10.5541/iot.582, December 01, 2014
  26. "Waste Heat Energy Regenerative Supercritical Carbon Dioxide (SCO2) Rankine Cycle Thermodynamic Analysis and Design,” by Kevin Anderson, Matthew Devost*, Trent Wells*, Daniel Forgette*, Ryan Okerson*, Cal Poly Pomona and Martin Stuart, Steve Cunningham, Butte Industries, Advances in Renewable Energy, April, 2014.
  27. “Experimental Design and Uncertainty Analysis of a Cylindrical Guarded Heat Source Thermal Conductivity Measurement Apparatus,” by Kevin R. Anderson, Intl. Journal of Applied Research in Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 3, Issue 2., 2013.
  28. “Analysis and Design of a Lightweight High Specific Power Two-Stroke Polygon Engine” by K.R. Anderson, A. Clark*, D. Forgette*, M. DeVost*, R. Okerson*, T. Wells*, Cal Poly Pomona ME Dept., S. Cunningham, M. Stuart, Butte Industries, paper number GTP-13-1391, Nov. 2013, ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power.
  29. “STAR CCM+ CFD Simulations of enhanced heat transfer in high-power density electronics using forced air heat exchanger and pumped fluid loop cold plate fabricated from high thermal conductivity materials,” by Kevin R. Anderson, Matthew Devost*, Cal Poly Pomona, Watit Pakdee, Thammasat Univ. Thailand, Niveditha Krishnamoorthy, CD-Adapco, Irvine, CA, Journal of Electronics Cooling and Thermal Control, Nov. 2013.
  30. “Experimental Study of Sunearth Flat Plate Solar Collector” Paper No. IJEE10260 K.R. Anderson, S. Hill*, C. Selerberg*, E. Guiterrez*, Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy Lab, Mechanical Engineering Dept., California State Polytechnic University, International Journal of Energy Engineering (IJEE), Oct. 2013
  31. “Design and Analysis of a Lithium Magnetoplasmadynamic Thruster” by B. St. Rock and J. Blandino, WPI, Worcester, MA, K. R. Anderson Cal Poly Pomona/JPL, J.E. Polk, NASA JPL, AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 22, No. 5, Sep-Oct 2006, pp. 1098-1110.
  32. “Numerical Simulation of Conduction Heat Transfer in a System of Slowly Rotating Concentric Shells Separated by Small Annular Gap Distances” by D.B. Flowers** and K.R. Anderson, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A, Vol. 46, Issue 9: 1-17, 2004.
  33. “Boundary Layer Analysis Toolkit” by Richard Getze** and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Computational Fluid Dynamics Journal 13(1):11 April 2004 pp. 100-109.
  34. “Numerical Study of Vortex/Flame Interaction in Actively Forced Confined Non-Premixed Jets,’’ by K.R. Anderson and S. Mahalingam, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 122, No. 2, May 2000, pp. 376-380
  35. “A Two-Dimensional Planar Computational Investigation of Flame Broadening in Confined Non-Premixed Jets," by K.R. Anderson, S. Mahalingam and J. Hertzberg, Combustion and Flame, 118 (1-2), (1999) pp. 233-247..
  36. "Classification of Absolute and Convective Instabilities in Premixed Bluff Body Stabilized Flames," K.R. Anderson, J. Hertzberg, S. Mahalingam, Combustion Science and Technology, 116, (1996) pp. 257-269.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

(* = undergraduate student as co-author, ** = graduate student as co-author)

  1. "Numerical and Experimental Study of Internal Cooling of  a High Speed Motor," by K.R. Anderson, Jun Lin**, Alex Wong**, in preparation for submission to SAE Thermal Management Systems Symposium, October 9-11, 2018, San Diego, California, USA.
  2. “Net-Zero Retrofit Study of an Existing University Engineering Building,” by Kevin R. Anderson, Farhang Razzaghi*, abstract acceptedto the 2018 ASHRAE Building Performance Analysis Conference, Sep. 26-28, 2018, Chicago, IL, USA.
  3. “Design and Analysis of a Fatty Acid Methyl Ester Methyl Linoleate (FAME-MML) Vapor-Compression Refrigeration Cycle Compressor” Anderson, Kevin (1); *Abbott, Sheila (1); **Gross, Thomas (1); McNamara, Christopher (2); Gatti, Ariel (2) (1) California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, (2) Ingenium Technical Services, Inc., abstract submitted to the 24th International Compressor Engineering Conference at Purdue, July 9-12, 2018
  4. "Review on Decentralized Water and Wastewater Treatment using Renewable Energy," Reza Baghaei Lakeh, Kevin Anderson, Mohammadali Sharbatmaleki, abstract submitted to ASME 2018 Power and Energy, Lake Buena Vista Florida, June 24-28, 2018.
  5. "Multi-objective Genetic Algorithm Optimization of a Four-Stage Cascade Vapor Compression Refrigeration System," by K. R. Anderson, C. Mcnamara, T.J. Gross**, A. Gatti, abstract submitted to 12th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 25-29, 2018.
  6. "Thermodynamic Analysis of a Two-Stage Cascade Refrigeration Cycle for Application to Venus Lander Payload Electronics Cooling," by K. R. Anderson, T.J. Gross**, C. Mcnamara, A. Gatti, abstract submitted to 12th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 25-29, 2018.
  7. "CFD Simulation of Two-Phase FAME Ejector," by K.R. Anderson, T.J Gross**, A. Gatti, C. McNamara, in prep for submission to ASME Fluids Engr. Summer Conf., Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 15-20, 2018.
  8.  "Numerical Study of Poiseuille Taylor Couette Flow Structures in a High Speed Motor Narrow Gap Region," by K.R. Anderson, A. Wong**, Jun Lin**, abstract submitted to SIAM Conf. on Non-linear Waves and Coherent Structures, June 11-14, 2018 Anaheim, CA, USA.
  9. "Overview of Industry Sponsored Capstone Mechanical Engineering Senior Design Projects," by K. R. Anderson, submitted to HUIC STEAM/STEM Educational Conference, June 6-8, 2018, Prince Waikiki.
  10. "CFD of SCO2 in Labyrinth Seal," by A. Untaroiu, Virgina Tech, K.R. Anderson, Cal Poly Pomona, P.K. Khine** Cal Poly Pomona, in prep for submission to 30th Intl. Conf. on Parallel CFD, Indiana, May 14-17, 2018.
  11. "Modeling and Simulation of Solar Energy Levelized Cost of Energy for a Pre-existing Building Retrofit," by K. R. Anderson and F. Razzahgi*, submitted to WDSI 47th Annual Meeting, April 3-6, 2018, Kauai Marriott Resort.
  12. "Use of a Heat Pump Experiment with Automated Data Acquisition to Augment Hands-on Learning," by K. R. Anderson, G. Herder, F. Smith, W.C. Hauser, abstract accepted to ASEE Zone IV Conference, March 25-27, 2018, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder.
  13. "Using ANSYS ICEPAK to Teach Capstone Thermal Systems Design," by K.R. Anderson and H. Khalkhali, abstract accepted to  ASEE Zone IV Conference, March 25-27, 2018, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder.
  14. "Analysis of a Hybrid Cascaded Refrigeration Cycle for Venus Lander Electronics Cooling Applications," K. Anderson, C. McNamara, T. Gross**, A. Gatti, paper accepted to  IEEE Aerospace Conference, Yellowstone Conference Center, Big Sky, Montana March 3-10, 2018.
  15. "A Case Study of Decentralized Off-grid Brackish Water Desalination using Reverse Osmosis," by Reza Baghaei Lakeh, Daniel Andrade*, Kyle Miller *, Bowen Du*, Joshua Pham*, Mohammad Modabernia*, Pui Ng*, Thuan Nguyen*, Kevin R. Anderson, Mohammadali Sharbatmaleki, proceedings of  the IMECE2017 Tampa, FL, November 11-13, 2017.
  16. “Experimental Performance Testing and Thermal Modeling of an Integrated Solar Thermal Collector Energy Storage System,” Kevin R. Anderson (1),  Adam Chrisman (2), Nicholas Rocca (2), Michael M. Yartzoff* (1), Himanshu Verma* (1), Robert M. Reyes*, (1) California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, Mechanical Engineering,  (2) SunEarth Solar Energy Products, Fontana, CA, proceedings of  ASES SOLAR 2017 Conference, Denver CO, Oct. 9-12, 2017.
  17. “Using NREL’s System Advisor Model (SAM) to Teach Alternative Renewable Sustainable Energy,” Kevin R. Anderson, Professor and Director of Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy Lab, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, Mechanical Engineering, proceedings of ASES SOLAR 2017 Conference, Denver CO, Oct. 9-12, 2017.
  18. “Analysis of SUT using Compost Waste Heat and TSC,” Kevin R. Anderson and Christopher McNamara, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, Mechanical Engineering,  proceedings of ASES SOLAR 2017 Conference, Denver CO, Oct. 9-12, 2017.
  19. "Numerical Analysis of Conjugate Heat Transfer in a Combustion Chamber and Firetubes," by K.R. Anderson, Calif. State Polytechnic Univ. at Pomona and C. Colizzi, CRYOQUIP, Inc. proceedings of  COMSOL Conference, Boston, Oct. 2017.
  20. “IMPipeline: An Integrated Structural Thermal Optical Performance (STOP) Modeling Pipeline for the WFIRST Coronagraph,” by Navtej Saini(1), Kevin Anderson(1,2), Zensheu Chang(1), Gary Gutt(1), Bijan Nemati (1), (1) NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, USA, (2) Calif. State Polytechnic Univ. at Pomona, Mechanical Engineering Dept. proceedings of SPIE Optics+Photonics 2017, Aug. 6-10, 2017, San Diego, CA, USA.
  21. “Case Study of Chiller Selection for the Retrofit of a Large Building Cooling System,” by James Turcato* and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Cal Poly Pomona, proceedings of  the ASHRAE Annual Conference, Long Beach, CA June 24 to June 28, 2017.
  22. “Experimental Study of Energy Savings Using a Household Humidifier,” by Patricia Wassem* and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Cal Poly Pomona, paper proceedings of  the ASHRAE Annual Conference, Long Beach, CA June 24 to June 28, 2017.
  23. “Venus Lander Electronics Payload Thermal Management Using a Multi-stage Refrigeration System,” by Kevin R. Anderson, Christopher McNamara**, Ariel Gatti, Ingenium Technical Services, Inc. proceedings of the  47th AIAA Thermo-physics Conference Denver, CO, June 5-9, 2017.
  24. "Measuring the Hyperthermia Response of Electro-spun Composite Nanofibers,” by Yu G. Ge**, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson and Dr. Yong X. Gan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University Pomona, proceedings of IWHT2017, Heat and Mass Transfer Advances for Energy Conservation and Pollution Control Track, April 2-5, 2017 Las Vegas, NV.
  25. “Case Study of Geothermal Power Plant in Metropolitan Paris Using NREL SAM,” by Patricia Wassem* and Kevin R. Anderson, proceedings of the Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences 42nd Geothermal Workshop on February 13-15, 2017.
  26. “Analysis of a Multi-Cascade Methyl Linoleate / SCO2 / Transcritical CO2 / R410-A Refrigeration Cycle for use in High Temperature, High Pressure Environments,” by Kevin R. Anderson, Chris McNamara**, Cal Poly Pomona, Mech. Engr. and Ariel Gatti, Ingenium Consulting Services, Inc., proceedings of the ASME 2016 IMECE Intl. Mech. Engr. Congress & Expo., Nov. 11-17, 2016, Phoenix, AZ, USA.
  27. “Analysis of a Compact Heat Exchanger Using Porous Media Cooling for use in a SCO2 Rankine Cycle,” IMECE2016-65012, by Kevin Anderson, Thomas Gross*, Christopher McNamara**, proceedings of the ASME 2016 IMECE Intl. Mech. Engr. Congress & Expo., Nov. 11-17, 2016, Phoenix, AZ, USA.
  28. “Compost Waste Heat/Solar Tower Prototype Test Facility for a Sustainable Infrastructure” by Kevin R. Anderson, Maryam Shafahi, Pedro Perez*, Benjamin Kampen*, Chris McNamara**, Mech. Engr., Ali Sharbat, Monica Palomo, Civil Engr., and Reza Baghaei Lakeh, Engr. Tech., Cal Poly Pomona, proceedings of the 7th Civil Engineering Conference in the Asian Region (CECAR 7) August 30 to September 2, 2016, Hilton Hawaiian Village, Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii, USA.
  29. “A Modular Solid-based Thermal Energy Storage for a Hybrid Compressed Air Energy Storage System” ASME PowerEnergy Paper 2016-59160, by Ian Villazana**, Reza Baghaei Lakeh, Sammy Houssainy, Kevin R. Anderson, and Hossein Kavehpour, proceedings of the ASME PowerEnergy 2016, Charlotte, NC.
  30. “Case Study of a Solar Tower/ Compost Waste-to-Energy Test Apparatus” by Kevin R. Anderson (1), Maryam Shafahi (1), Pedro Perez*(1), Benjamin Kampen*(1), Chris McNamara**(1), Suzanne Shihadeh*(1),Ali Sharbat(2), Monica Palomo(2), Reza Baghaei Lakeh(3), Yasser Salem(2,4), Souha Jouhar*(4), Saman Bahrani*(4), Kaian Wang*(4), Joseph Juarez*(5), (1)Mechanical Engineering, (2)Civil Engineering, (3)Engineering Technology, (4)Construction Engineering Technology, (5)Agricultural & Plant Sciences, Cal Poly Pomona, proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management, Philadelphia, PA U.S.A. April 3-6, 2016. Awarded the “Russell Ackoff Award” for best paper.
  31. “Using Cal Poly Pomona's Blackboard E-Learning Environment to Teach Capstone Design Courses” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson and Dr. Jawaharlal Mariappan, Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona proceedings of the E-Learn 2015 World Conference on E-Learning, Sponsored by Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) Kona, Big Island, HI, USA, Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Oct. 19-22, 2015.
  32. “Vibration Analysis of a Solar Powered UAV,” by Dr. Prof. Kevin R. Anderson, Mr. Nouh Anies**, Ms. Shilpa Ravichandra**, Mr. Sukhwinder Singh Sandhu**, Mechanical Engineering, Non-linear FEA/CFD Multiphysics Simulation Lab, Prof. Steve Dobbs, Dr. Prof. Donald Edberg, Aerospace Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona, proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM), Los Angeles, CA, Sep. 28-29, 2015.
  33. “CFD Analysis of Hybrid Solar Tower Using Compost Waste Heat and Photovoltaics” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson(1), Dr. Maryam Shafahi(1), Dr. Reza Baghaei Lakeh(2), Dr. Sean Monemi(3) and Chris McNamara(1)**, (1)Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona, (2)Engineering Technology, Cal Poly Pomona, (3)Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona, proceedings of the IEEE SUSTECH 2015 Conference on Technologies and Sustainability, July 20 to August 1, 2015 Ogden, Utah, USA.
  34. “Analysis of a Solar Updraft Tower Utilizing Compost Waste Heat” by Kevin R. Anderson, Maryam Shafahi, Chris McNamara**, Wesley Schroeder*, David Owen* and Ivan Castillo*, proceedings of the ASME 2015 PowerEnergy Conference Track 1-14 Student Competition, San Diego, CA June 28-July 2, 2015.
  35. “Teaching Machine Design using HILTI Machine Tools Industry Sponsored Project’ by Kevin R. Anderson(1), Clifford Stover(2), (1)Cal Poly Pomona, Mechanical Engineering, (2) Cal Poly Pomona College of Engineering Laboratory and Project Director, proceedings of the 2015 ASEE PSW Conference, Emerging Paradigms in Engineering Education, April 10-11, 2015, National University, San Diego, CA.
  36. “A Review on Nano-fluid Heat Pipes,” by Dr. Maryam Shafahi, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Ali Borna*, Michael Lee*, Alex Kim*, Syukrirashiduhakim Subandi*, Parham Khansari*, Cal Poly Pomona, Mechanical Engineering, proceedings of the Intl. Mech. Engr. Congress & Expo, Montreal, Canada, Nov. 14-20, 2014
  37. “Polygon Expansion Engine Waste Heat Energy SCO2 Recovery Cycle Thermodynamic Analysis & Component Design” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Chris McNamara*, Joshua Henriquez*, Abdon Hernandez*, Kris Dapkunas*, Eric Park*, Brad Kobeissi* and Jonathan Wells*, proceedings of the 4th Intl. Symposium on Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Technologies for Transformational Energy Conversion , Pittsburgh, September 9 and 10, 2014.
  38. “Autonomous Robot Arduino Microcontrollers Based Project for Teaching Mechatronics” Andrew K. Siefert *(1), Dr. Prof. Kevin Anderson (1), and Dr. Asst. Prof. Watit Pakdee (2), (1) Cal Poly Pomona, Mechanical Engineering, (2) Thammasat University, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Rangsit Center Pathumtani, proceedings of the 4th TSME International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, 16-18 October 2013, Pattaya, Chonburi Thailand. Paper No. Dynamic Systems, Robotics and Control DRC 1001.
  39. “Design & Analysis of a Lightweight Polygon Engine” by Mr. Adam Clark(1)*, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson(1), Prof. Clifford Stover(1), Dr. Steve Cunningham(2), Mr. Martin Stuart(2), proceedings of the ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference, ICEF2013, October 13-16, 2013, Dearborn, Michigan, USA. (1)Mechanical Engineering Cal Poly Pomona, (2) Butte Industries, Burbank, CA.
  40. “Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Analysis For Assessing The Effect Of Wind On The Thermal Control Of The Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover” Thermal Control for Planetary Surface Missions and Systems, proceedings of the 43rd Intl. Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), 14-18 July 2013. Vail, Colorado, USA. Pradeep Bhandari (1); Kevin Anderson (1),(2); (1) NASA JPL, (2) Cal Poly Pomona Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
  41. “Performance of the Mechanically Pumped Fluid Loop Rover Heat Rejection System Used for Thermal Control of the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover on the Surface of Mars” Thermal Control for Planetary Surface Missions and Systems, proceedings of the 43rd Intl. Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), 14-18 July 2013, in Vail, Colorado, USA. Pradeep Bhandari, Gajanana Birur, David Bame, A.J. Mastropietro, Jennifer Miller, Paul Karlmann, Yuanming Liu (1); Kevin Anderson (1),(2); (1) NASA JPL Propulsion, Thermal & Materials Engineering Section, (2) Cal Poly Pomona Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,
  42. “Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) 2.4 Meter Mission Study” Paper Number: 8860-14 Conference: UV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes and Instruments: Innovative Technologies and Concepts VI (8860), Dave Content (1), Daniel B. Klein (2), Dr. Zensheu Chang (2), Jennifer Dooley (2), Dr. Gary Kuan (2), Dr. Prof. Kevin R, Anderson, P.E. (2), (3), proceedings of the SPIE Optics & Photonics Aug. 25-29, 2013 San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA. (1) NASA GSFC, (2) NASA/JPL, (3) California State Polytechnic University at Pomona.
  43. “Using Arduino Microcontroller Based Robot Projects to Teach Mechatronics in a Hands-On Mechanical Engineering Curriculum” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, proceedings of the ASEE PSW Conference 2013, Univ. of Calif. Riverside, April 18-20, 2013.
  44. “Ball and Plate Control System Using Visual Feedback” by Trent Wells* and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, P.E., Cal Poly Pomona Mechanical Engineering, proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Computers and their Applications (ISCA-2013) March 4-6, 2013, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  45. “CFD Analysis of OPALS Sealed Enclosure Electronics Sub-system” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and Faculty Part Time JPL Thermal & Fluids Subsystems Group, proceedings of the Thermal & Fluids Workshop (TFAWS) 2012, NASA JPL, Pasadena, CA, August 2012.
  46. “Thermal and High Energy Particle Enclosure for Electronic Components in Spacecraft and Robotic Platforms”, M. Nevarez*, Dr. K. R. Anderson, proceedings of the Composite Conference 2012 hosted by NASA and MKF, Las Cruces, NM, August 13-17, 2012.
  47. “Waste Heat Energy Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Recovery Cycle Analysis and Design” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Trent Wells*, Daniel Forgette*, Matthew Devost*, Ryan Okerson*, proceedings of the WREF (World Renewable Energy Forum) 2012 sponsored by American Solar Energy Society (ASES), Denver, CO, May 14th, 2012.
  48. “Butte Industries, Inc. / Cal Poly Pomona Waste-to-Renewable Energy Entrepreneurial Project” by Trent Wells*, Daniel Forgette*, Matthew DeVost*, Ryan Okerson*, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, proceedings of the ASEE PSW 2012 Conference at Cal Poly, SLO, April 19-21, 2012.
  49. “Using OPTO-22 PAC Learning System in the ME Design of Machine Controls Lab” by Trent Wells*, Matthew DeVost*, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson proceedings of the ASEE PSW 2012 Conference at Cal Poly, SLO, April 19-21, 2012.
  50. “Waste Heat Energy Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Recovery Cycle Analysis and Design” by Dr. Kevin Anderson, Matthew Devost*, Trent Wells*, Daniel Forgette*, Ryan Okerson* presented at the Showcase of Excellence, Engineering Project Symposium, May 2012. Cal Poly Pomona.
  51. “CO2 Insulation for Thermal Control of the Mars Science Laboratory Rover” P. Bhandari, P. Karlmann, K. Anderson, and K. Novak, proceedings of the AIAA/SAE 41st ICES Conference Portland, OR, July, 2011.
  52. “Non-Grey Radiation Modeling Using Thermal Desktop/Sindaworks” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, proceedings of the 17th Annual Thermal and Fluids Analysis Workshop, TFAWS06, Aug 7-Aug 11, 2006, Univ. of Maryland, College Park.
  53. “Using NI-ELVIS in the ME 340 and ME 435 Labs in Mechanical Engineering” Dr. Kevin R. Anderson and Dr. Angela Shih, proceedings of the ASEE PSW Regional Conference April 20-21, 2006, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona.
  54. “Preliminary Design of a Lithium Vaporizer for the Advanced Lithium-Fed Applied Field Lorentz Force Accelerator” by B. St. Rock and J. Blandino, WPI, Worcester, MA, K. Anderson Cal Poly Pomona/JPL, J.E. Polk NASA JPL , AIAA-2005-4245, proceedings of the 41st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference (JPC) & Exhibit, Tucson, AZ, July 10-13, 2005.
  55. “Electrochromic Radiators for Microspacecraft Thermal Control” by Dr. Anthony Paris, NASA-JPL and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, NASA JPL & Cal Poly Pomona, Prasanna Chandrasekhar, Brain Zay, Terrence McQueeney, Ashwin-Ushas Corp., Inc., SSC05-VIII-11, proceedings of the 19th Annual AIAA Utah State University Conference on Small Satellites, Logan, UT, August 8-11, 2005
  56. “Autonomous Robotic Vehicle Design” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson and Mr. Chris Jones*, Course or Curriculum Innovations, proceedings of the ASEE PSW Regional Conference April 7-8, 2005, Loyola Marymount University
  57. “Structural Dynamic and Aeroelastic Finite Element Simulation of an F-18 Tail Rudder: Impact of Adding a Control Surface” by K.R. Anderson, K. White*, W. McEntire, Cal Poly Pomona, Mechanical Engineering Dept., proceedings of the ASME 2005 20th Biennial Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise, Long Beach, California, USA, September 24–28, 2005, Paper No. DETC2005-85586, pp. 725-734;doi:10.1115/DETC2005-85586.
  58. “Survey of Active Aeroelastic Control for Flutter Suppression” Paper #IMECE2004-60458 by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Mr. Kevin A. White*, Mr. M. Joe Neal*, 2004, proceedings of the ASME Intl. Mechanical Engineering Congress and RD&D Expo., Anaheim, CA November 15-17,2004.
  59. “CFD Analysis of Inlet and Outlet Regions of Coolant Channels in an Advanced Hydrocarbon Engine Nozzle” by Dr. K.R. Anderson, Cal Poly Pomona, Mechanical Engineering and Swales Aerospace Senior Thermal Engineer/CFD Analyst, proceedings of the 15th Annual Thermal and Fluids Analysis Workshop, TFAWS-04,CFD/Aerothermal Session, Aug 30-Sep 3, 2004, NASA JPL, Pasadena, CA.
  60. “Cryogenic Tank Analysis Program (CTAP)” by G. Scott Willen, Gregory J. Hanna, and Kevin R. Anderson, proceedings of the 8th Annual TFAWS (Spacecraft Analysis and Design) September 8-11, 1997 Univ. of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, TX, USA.
  61. “Vortex Dynamics in Compact Waste Incinerators,” K. Anderson, T. Chang, K. Center, J. Hertzberg, S. Mahalingam, R. Kerr, 15th Intl. Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (ICDERS), proceedings pp. 270-273, University of Colorado, Boulder, August 1995.
  62. “Effects of Active Forcing on Non-Premixed Combustion in Co-flowing Jets,” K. Anderson, K. Center, S. Mahalingam, J. Hertzberg,” AIAA 96-0757, proceedings of the 34th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 15-18, 1996, Reno, NV.
  63. “Simulation of Reacting Vortex Structures Within a Confined Domain,” K. Center, K. Anderson, S. Mahalingam, J. Hertzberg, AIAA 96-0709, proceedings of the 34th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 15-18 1996, Reno, NV.
  64. “Simulation of Non-Premixed Actively Forced Vortical Structures Within a Confined Domain,” K.R. Anderson, K.B. Center, J.R. Hertzberg, S. Mahalingam, Paper 96F-107, proceedings of the Fall Meeting Western States Section / the Combustion Institute, October 28-29, 1996, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

ABSTRACTS

(* = undergraduate student as co-author, ** = graduate student as co-author)

  1. "Thermodynamic Analysis and Modeling of Extremely Large Pressurized Nitrogen for Alternative Energy Production" by Kevin R. Anderson, Thomas Gross**, Geoffrey Kemmerer, submitted to American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting 2018, March 5-9, 2018, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA.
  2. "Experimental and Numerical Study of Windage Losses in the Small Gap Region of a High Speed Electric Motor,” by Jun Lin**, Alexander Wong**, and Dr. Kevin Anderson, Cal Poly Pomona,  proceeding of  the 70th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics of the American Physical Society, November 19-21, 2017, Denver, CO.
  3. "Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB) Modeling of an Engineering Facility” by Kevin R. Anderson and Farhang Razzaghi*, accepted to Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR) Cal Poly Pomona, Nov. 18, 2017.
  4. "Optimization of a Cascaded Supercritical Fluid Refrigeration System using GOSET," K. Anderson, C. McNamara, T. Gross**, A. Gatti, proceedings of the 2017 SIAM Pacific Northwest Regional Conference, OSU, Corvallis, OR Oct. 27-29, 2017.
  5. "Analysis and Design of a Methyl Linoleate Biofuel High Temperature, High Pressure Refrigeration Compressor," FEDSM2017-69130 Technical Presentation, Kevin R. Anderson (1), Chris McNamara (2), Chris Aquino (1), Areial Gatti (2), (1) Cal Poly Pomona, (2) Igenium Technical Sevices, Inc., presented at 29th Symposium on Fluid Machinery,Fluids Machinery II, ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, July 30 to August 3, 2017, Hilton Waikoloa Village, Big Island, Hawaii, USA.
  6. "Numerical Modeling and Experimental Measurements of Poiseuille Taylor Couette Flow Induced Windage Losses in a High Speed Electric Motor,"FEDSM2017-69129 Technical Presentation, Kevin R. Anderson, Jun Lin, Alexander Wong, presented at 29th Symposium on Fluid Machinery,Fluids Machinery II, ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, July 30 to August 3, 2017, Hilton Waikoloa Village, Big Island, Hawaii, USA.
  7. "Decentralized Renewable Off-grid Water Treatment: A Preliminary Study," by R.B. Lakeh, A. Sharbat, K.R. Anderson, proceedings of the 2017 CSU WRPI Annual Conference, Water Management in a Changing Climate April 6, 2017, San Jose State University.
  8. "Thermodynamic Analysis & Simulation of a Compost Waste Heat Fed R245fa Organic Rankine Cycle," by S. Shihadeh*, B. Kwok*, P. Khine*, W. Chen*, J. Keong*, and K.R. Anderson, Cal Poly Pomona, Mech. Engr., presented at the SCCUR Conference, UCR, Nov. 2016.
  9. “Fluid-Structure Interaction (FSI) & Flutter Analysis of a Solar Powered UAV,” by Dr. Prof. Kevin R. Anderson, Mr. Nouh Anies**, Ms. Shilpa Ravichandra**, Mr. Sukhwinder Singh Sandhu**, Mechanical Engineering, Non-linear FEA/CFD Multiphysics Simulation Lab, Prof. Steve Dobbs, Dr. Prof. Donald Edberg, Aerospace Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona proceedings of the 3rd Intl. Mech-Aero Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA, Oct. 2015, Track 3-5 Airship Design and Development & Design.
  10. “Analysis of Nano-fluid Heat Pipe's Thermal Performance,” Randy Castro**, Trevor Snay*, Nishanth Mahankali*, Dr. Maryam Shafahi, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, presented at the 4th Annual CPP Student RSCA Conf., March 4, 2016, Cal Poly Pomona.
  11. “IMPipeline: An Integrated Stuctural Thermal Optical Performanc (STOP) Modeling Pipeline for the WFIRST Coronagraph,” by Navtej Saini (1), Kevin Anderson (1,2), Zensheu Chang (1), Gary Gutt (1), Bijan Nemati (1), (1) NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, USA, (2) Calif. State Polytechnic Univ. at Pomona, Mechanical Engineering Dept. proceedings of the  ASME 2017 Verification and Validation   Symposium, May 3-5, 2017, Las Vegas, NV, USA.
  12. "Development of a Multi-Cascade Refrigeration Cycle for Thermal Control of Venus Lander Payloads,” by Kevin R. Anderson (1), Christopher McNamara (2), Ariel Gatti (2), (1) Mechanical Engineering, Calif. State Polytechnic Univ. at Pomona, (2) Ingenium Technical Services Inc., proceedings of  the 28th Spacecraft Thermal Control Workshop, The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA, Session III, Advanced Analysis and Design, March 29, 2017.
  13. "Decentralized Renewable Off-Grid Wastewater Treatment (DROWT)," by Crystal Mena**,Justine Nguyen*, Josh Pham*, Bowen Du*, Thuan Ngoc Nguyen*, Daniel Andrade*, Ryan Gar*, Pui Yuen Ng*, Kyle Miller*, Mohammad Masoud Modabernia*,Dr. Reza Lakeh , Dr. Ali Sharbat, and Dr. Kevin Anderson, presented at the 5th annual Cal Poly Pomona Student RSCA Conference on Friday, March 3rd, 2017.
  14. “Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Natural Convection in a Compost Waste-to-Energy Solar Tower” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Mr. Christopher McNamara**, Dr. Maryam Shafahi, Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona Dr. Reza Baghaei Lakeh, Engineering Technology, Cal Poly Pomona, extended abstract published in proceedings of the First Pacific Rim Thermal Engineering Conference Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Waikoloa, USA, 13-17 Mar 2016.
  15. “Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Nanofluid Heat Pipe Thermal Performance” PRTEC-14172 by Maryam Shafahi1, Kevin R. Anderson1, Ali Borna**1, Laila Jallo2, Hiroki Nagai31Mechanical Engineering, 2Chemical and Materials Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona, 3Aerospace Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan,  extended abstract published in proceedings of the First Pacific Rim Thermal Engineering Conference Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Waikoloa, USA, 13-17 Mar 2016.
  16. “Application of Solar Power on Sustainable Food Production System” by Dr. Maryam Shafahi, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Jeff Moore*, Darius Shu*, Hadasa Reyes*, Erik Mora*, Roslina Hussin*, Department of Mechanical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona presented at the Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR), Saturday, November 22, 2014.
  17. “Simulation of Non-Premixed Co-flowing Jets Within a Confined Domain,” K.R. Anderson, K.B. Center, J.R. Hertzberg, S. Mahalingam, Work in Progress Poster 2-110 , 26th Symposium on Combustion, Naples, Italy, July 29- August 2, 1996. Abstract published in W-I-P Abstracts Book, pg. 233.
  18. “Direct numerical simulation of co-flowing asymmetric reacting jets,” K. Anderson, K. Center, S. Mahalingam, J. Hertzberg, 48th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics of the American Physical Society, abstract in Bull. of the A.P.S., 40 (12) pp. 1991-2, November 19-21, 1995, Irvine, CA.
  19. “Direct numerical simulation of co-flowing reacting jets” K. Anderson, K. Center, S. Mahalingam, J. Hertzberg 49th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics of the American Physical Society, abstract in Bull. of the A.P.S., 41 (12), November 24-26, 1996, Syracuse, NY.

INVITED LECTURES

  1. "Design and Optimization of a Multi-cascade Refrigeration System for Use in Extreme Temperature Environments," Dr. Kevin R. Anderson invited lecture for ME Graduate Seminar Series, UC Irvine, Feb. 3, 2017.
  2. “Overview of Alternative Sustainable Renewable Energy Research at Cal Poly Pomona” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson invited lecture for ME Graduate Seminar Series, University of New Mexico, Friday, Dec. 4, 2015
  3. “Compost Waste-to-Energy Solar Tower co-Generation Plant” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Cal Poly Pomona, Mech. Engr. Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy Lab, invited talk to ASCE LA Section Sustainability Symposium, USC, Aug 7, 2015.
  4. “Overview of Alternative Renewable and Sustainable Energy Research at Cal Poly Pomona” invited lecture for ME 691 Seminar Series,  Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa, Wed. April 22, 2015
  5. “CFD and Experimental Study of Forced Air Cooling in a High Speed Electronic Motor " Kevin Anderson*, James Lin*, Valerio Magri**,  *Cal Poly Pomona, Mechanical Engineering, **CD-ADAPCO, Irvine, CA  presentation given at STAR Global Conference 2015 San Diego, CA March 17, 2015.
  6. “Hybrid Solar Updraft Tower Compost Waste Heat Solar Energy Co-generation Facility” in the Aug. 7, 2015 ASCE Sustainability at USC meeting invited keynote talk by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson
  7. “System-Level CFD Simulations of High Power Density Electronics Packages” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson as part of the Simulation of Accurate & Efficient Heat Transfer Workshop hosted by CD-Adapco May 6, 2014, Airport Marriott, Long Beach, CA, USA.
  8. "Systems Level CFD Simulations of Large Power Density Electronics Packages Using K-Core Heat Exchanger/Cold Plate Assembly"
    by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Director  of Non-linear FEA/CFD Multi-physics Simulation Lab, Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona, Mr. Ruben Bons, Director, Electronics, CD-Adapco, Ms. Niveditha Krishnamoorthy, Applications Engineer, CD-Adapco, presented at STAR CCM+ Global Conference, Vienna Austria, March 17-19, 2014.

POSTERS

(* = undergraduate student as co-author, ** = graduate student as co-author)

  1. "Numerical Analysis of Conjugate Heat Transfer in a Combustion Chamber and Firetubes," by K.R. Anderson, Calif. State Polytechnic Univ. at Pomona and C. Colizzi, CRYOQUIP, Inc. abstract accepted to COMSOL Conference, Boston, Oct. 2017.
  2. "A Case Study of Decentralized Renewable Water Treatment," by R..B Lakeh, A. Sharbat, K.R. Anderson, poster accepted to SOLAR 2017, Denver, CO Oct. 2017.
  3. " Actively Cooled Venus Lander Instrument Payload Using a Multi-Cascade Refrigeration Cycle," by K.R. Anderson (1) , C. McNamara (2), A. Gatti (2), J. Guerrero (3), (1) Cal Poly Pomona, (2) ITS, Inc., (3) Orbital / ATK, proceedings of the 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference Poster Session II:  Venus Exploration and Science, The Woodlands, TX, March 20-24,2017,  https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2017/eposter/1015.pdf
  4. “Using SPICE Grant Funding to Develop the Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy Lab Facilities,” by Dr. Prof. Kevin R. Anderson, Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona, accepted for poster presentation at PolyTeach 2017, April 28, 2017, Cal Poly Pomona.
  5. “Numerical Heat Transfer Modelling of a Molten Salt Thermal Energy Storage System,” by S. Singh** and K. Anderson poster presented  at the 2016 International Workshop on Environment and Alternative Energy, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) - Pasadena, CA, October 18 - 21, 2016.
  6. “Nanostructure Surface Design for Increased Photovoltaic Responses in Ethanol Photochemical Fuel Cells,” by Kyle Hirakawa*, David Rodriguez*, Kevin R. Anderson and Yong X. Gan, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, presented at PACSURF 2016, Big Island, HI, USA, Dec, 2016.
  7. “Grid-Independent Water Desalination of Brackish Water using Combined Solar Thermal and Photovoltaics,” by Sean Yazdi*, Dr. Ali Sharbat, CE, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, ME, Andy Ceja*, Vien Nguyen*, Abraham Morales*, Dr. Reza Baghaei Lakeh, ME, Cal Poly Pomona, IMECE 2016-67652 Poster Presentation, Phoenix, Nov. 13-16, 2016.
  8. “Case Study of a Compost Waste-to-Energy Solar Chimney Power Plant (SCPP),” Ms. Wendy Chen*, Ms. Julie Keong*, Ms. Phoo Kalayar Khine*, Ms. Bianca Kwok*, Ms. Suzzane Shihadeh*, Mechanical Engineering Ms. Souha Jouhar*, Construction Engr. Tech., Dr. Prof. Kevin R. Anderson, Mech. Engr., Faculty Advisor & Technical Advisor of Society of Women Engineers (SWE)Dr. Assist. Prof. Maryam Shafahi, Mech. Engr., co-advisor, Calif. State Polytechnic Univ. at Pomona, 3801 W. Temple Ave, Pomona, CA, 91768 USA, Presented at the Cal Poly Pomona E-Girl Research Poster Club Day, April 7th and 20th, 2016, Ursa Major C, Bronco Student Center, Cal Poly Pomona.
  9. “Case Study of a Solar Tower/ Compost Waste-to-Energy Test Apparatus” by 1Kevin R. Anderson, 1Maryam Shafahi, 1Pedro Perez*, 1Benjamin Kampen*, 1Chris McNamara**, 2Ali Sharbat, 2Monica Palomo, 3Reza Baghaei Lakeh, 1Mechanical Engineering, 2Civil Engineering,3Engineering Technology, Cal Poly Pomona, presented at the 31st International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management, Philadelphia, PA U.S.A. April 3-6, 2016
  10. “Case Study of a Solar Tower/Compost Waste-to-Energy Test Facility” by Suzzane Shihadeh*, Joseph Juarez*, Christopher McNamara**, Ronald Kwok*, and Kevin R. Anderson, poster presented at SSCCUR 2015, Harvey Mudd College, November 21, 2015.
  11. “SCO2 Pinch Point vs. Heat Exchanger Area in a Waste-Heat-Recovery Rankine Cycle” by Thomas Gross*, Chris McNamara**, Dr. Kevin Anderson, Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona, poster presented at  SSCCUR2015, Harvey Mudd College, November 21, 2015.
  12. “Solar Updraft Tower Using Compost Waste Heat” by Kevin R. Anderson, Cal Poly Pomona, and Mr. Henry Hovakimian, COMPO Energy Inc. presented at the  Asia Pacific Resilience Innovation Summit 2015, August 24-26, 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii USA.
  13. “Cultivating Industry & University Partnerships in Engineering Education by using Sponsored Undergraduate Capstone Design Projects” by Professor Kevin R. Anderson, Ph.D., P.E. presented at the 2015 International Education Conference, Maui, HI, USA, January 4-8, 2015
  14. “Acoustical Analysis of a Home Recording Studio” by Austin Smith*, Daniel Forgette* and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson presented at the 10th annual COMSOL Conference, Boston Marriott, Oct. 8-10, 2014
  15. “Polygon Expansion Engine Waste Heat Energy SCO2 Recovery Cycle Thermodynamic Analysis & Component Design” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Chris McNamara*, Joshua Henriquez*, Abdon Hernandez*, Kris Dapkunas*, Eric Park*, Brad Kobeissi*, Jonathan Wells*, poster presented  at the 4th International Symposium on Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Technologies for Transformational Energy Conversion , Pittsburgh, September 9 and 10, 2014
  16. “Testing and Modeling of a Novel Solar Pool Cover” by Kevin R. Anderson, P.E., Rafi Karim*, Nick Qubain*, Charles Lozano*, Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy Lab, Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona SOLAR 2014, San Francisco, CA, July 6-10, 2014
  17. “Case Study of Renewable Energy Retrofits for a Farmhouse in Maui Hawaii” by Kevin R. Anderson, P.E., Rafi Karim*, Kakeru Berg*, Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy Lab, Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona SOLAR 2014, San Francisco, CA, July 6-10, 2014
  18. “Application of Solar Power in Sustainable Food Production Systems”  by Matt Shekels*, Daniel Woolston*, Dr. Maryam Shafahi, Dr. Kevin Anderson, Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona SOLAR 2014, San Francisco, CA, July 6-10, 2014
  19. “Numerical Simulation of 3-d Free Convection in Porous Media due to Combined Surface Forced Convection and Internal Heat Generation” 5th Intl. Conf. on Porous Media and its Applications in Science, Engineering and Industry June 22-27, 2014 Kona, Hawaii, USA, Kevin R. Anderson, Maryam Shafahi, Shawn McGann*, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, Watit Pakdee, Thammasat University, Rangsit Campus, Thailand
  20. “Numerical Study of Forced Air Cooling of a Heated Porous Foam Pyramid Array” 5th Intl. Conf. on Porous Media and its Applications in Science, Engineering and Industry June 22-27, 2014 Kona, Hawaii, USA, Kevin R. Anderson, Maryam Shafahi, Alfredo Guitierez*, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, Watit Pakdee, Thammasat University, Rangsit Campus, Thailand
  21. “Teaching HVAC/R in a Learn by Doing Mechanical Engineering Program using Industrial Training Equipment” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson (ME), Prof. William Hauser (ME), Prof. Gerald Herder (ET), Prof. Frank Smith (ECE), Sam Halstead*, Rafi Karim*, Kakeru Berg*, Felix Monterroso*, Chris McNamara*, Thinh Phan* (ME) ASEE Zone IV Conference, Long Beach, CA, April 25, 2014
  22. “System Engineering Based Design and Analysis of a Lightweight Polygon Engine” by Laruen Yoshiba*, Adam Clark*, Ryan Kirkland*, Dan Davison*, Clifford Stover, Kevin R. Anderson, Steve Cunningham, ASME International Undergraduate Research and Design Expo. Topic: 17-2 Undergraduate Design Projects. Poster Number: IMECE2013-66945, November 17, 2013, San Diego, CA.
  23. “Structural Thermal Optical (STOP) Analysis of a CUBESAT Surveillance Payload using NX SST” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Dr. Donald Edberg, and Mr. Matthew Devost*, poster presented at the 2013 AMOS Conference September 10-13, 2013 Maui, Hawaii.
  24. “Using ARDUINO to Teach Mechatronics” Cal Poly Pomona Successful Stories of Learning Poster Session, April 30, 2013, Kevin R. Anderson, Jon Hoy*, Andrew Siefert*, Ryan Kirkland*, and Lauren Yoshiba*
  25. “Electronics Cooling of a Robotics Electronics Enclosure Using NX ESC” by Matthew Samson* and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, TFAWS 2012 (Thermal & Fluids Analysis Workshop) hosted by NASA JPL / Caltech, August 13-17, Pasadena, CA. First Place Winner of "NASA JPL Glenn Tsuyuki Student Poster Award"
  26. “Regeneratively Cooled Rocket Nozzle CFD Cooling System Analysis Using NX Flow” by Matthew DeVost and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Advisor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona TFAWS 2012 (Thermal & Fluids Analysis Workshop) hosted by NASA JPL / Caltech, August 13-17, Pasadena, CA. Second Place Winner of "NASA JPL Glenn Tsuyuki Student Poster Award"
  27. “Cal Poly Pomona/ NASA JPL High Usability Host (HUH) Spacecraft Project using NX SST” by Mr. Daniel Forgette*, Mr. Matthew Devost*, Mr. Austin Smith*, Mr. Jonathan Hoy, Mr. Kevin Mayer*, and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona poster presented at TFAWS 2012 hosted by NASA JPL / Caltech, August 13-17, 2012 Pasadena, CA.
  28. “Orbital Heating in COMSOL via MATLAB” by Jonathan Hoy* and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
    poster presented at TFAWS 2012 hosted by NASA JPL / Caltech, August 13-17, 2012 Pasadena, CA.
  29. “Cal Poly Pomona/ NASA JPL High Usability Host (HUH) Spacecraft Project” Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Mr. Daniel Forgette*, Mr. Matthew Devost*, Ms. Maria Verastegui*, Mr. Austin Smith*, Mr. Jonathan Hoy*, Ms. Christine Selerberg*, Ms. Michelle Alfonsi*, Mr. Kevin Mayer*, Ms. Sevan Kenderian*, Cal Poly Pomona, HUIC2012, Honolulu, August 2012
  30. “Supercritical Carbon Dioxide SCO2 Energy Recovery Cycle” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Mr. Daniel Forgette*, Mr. Ryan Okerson*, Mr. Matthew Devost*, Mr. Trent Wells*, Cal Poly Pomona, 2012 Hawaii University International Conferences, Math & Engr. Tech. 7/31 through 8/2/12 Marriott Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa, Honolulu HI.
  31. “Lunar Heat Flow Simulation and Testing Chamber” by S.E. Smrekar1, G. Mungas1, G. Peters1, T.L. Hudson1, K. Anderson1,3, and P. Morgan2, 40th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Poster #2055, March 23-27, 2009, The Woodlands, Texas Caltech’s NASA / JPL, 2Northern Arizona University Dept. of Geology, 3Califorina State Polytechnic University at Pomona Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
  32. K.R. Anderson, K.B. Center, J.R. Hertzberg, S. Mahalingam, “Simulation of Non-Premixed Co-flowing Jets Within a Confined Domain,” Work in Progress Poster 2-110 , 
    26th Symposium on Combustion, Naples, Italy, July 29- August 2, 1996. Abstract published in W-I-P Abstracts Book, pg. 233.