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

Mechanical Engineering Department

California State Polytechnic University at Pomona

Director of Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy (STARE) Lab

Faculty Advisor and Founding Faculty Mentor for Cal Poly Pomona Alternative Renewable Sustainable Energy Club (ARSEC)

Faculty co-Advisor American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers  

Director of Non-linear FEA / CFD Multi-physics Simulation Lab

Course Coordinator for MEPE Review College of Extended University

Kranderson1@csupomona.edu

Kranderson1@cpp.edu

www.csupomona.edu/~kranderson1

(909) 869-2687

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NCEES FE/EIT Exam Review Course Information

Winter 2015 Courses:

ME 427 “Thermal Systems Design” Tues./Thurs. 10-11:50 AM Rm. 9-209

ME 439/L “Design of Machine Controls/Lab”  Tues./Thurs. 1-3:50 PM Rm. 17-1467

ARO 518 “Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)” Mon. 5-8:50 PM Lancaster Learning Center (off-campus)

Office hours Tues. / Thurs. 8 AM – 10 AM

Spring 2015 Courses:

EGR 481/482 Senior Projects

EGR 691/692 Masters Projects

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications:

 

“Numerical Study of Forced Air Cooling of a Heated Porous Foam Pyramid Array" by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Dr. Maryam Shafahi and Mr. 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 9, Number 2, April 2016.

 

"Numerical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Study of Forced Air Cooling in a High-Speed Electric Motor" Kevin R. Anderson, James Lin, Chris McNamara, Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, USA

and Valerio Magri. CD-Adapco, Irvine, CA, USA submitted to Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics, Feb, 2015.

 

 

“Analysis of Solar Heating System for an Aquaponics Food Production System” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson*, Dr. Maryam Shafahi*, Arthur Artounian*, Adam Chrisman**,*Cal Poly Pomona, Mechanical Engineering, Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy Lab, **SUNEARTH, Inc. International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy, Volume 4 Issue 1 pp. 1-6 Jan. 2015 http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/journal/archive.aspx?journalid=169&issueid=-1

 

 

"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. http://stmjournals.com/tech/index.php?journal=TMD&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=520

 

“Thermal Systems Engineering Design and Analysis of a High Usability Host Spacecraft” by Kevin R. Anderson*, Daniel Forgette, Matthew DeVost, Austin Smith, Kevin Mayer, Jonathan Hoy Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, Pomona, CA 91768, USA and Donald Edberg Aerospace Engineering, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, Pomona, CA 91768, USA submitted to Recent Progress in Space Technology Nov. 2014, currently under review.

 

"A Solar Photon Thruster Concept for Outer Planet Missions" by P. Fieseler*, K. Anderson*,** G. Thomas*, *Caltech's NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, **Cal Poly Pomona, Mechanical Engineering Dept. submitted to AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets (JSR) September, 2014 currently in review.

 

"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 (JoRACHV) Volume 1, Issue 2, July, 2014. http://stmjournals.com/tech/index.php?journal=JoRACHV&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=286

 

“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, (IJoT)

Vol. 17 (No. 4), pp. 275-282, 2014 doi: 10.5541/iot.582, December 01, 2014 http://ijoticat.com/article/view/1034000582/5000074499

 

"Waste Heat Energy Regenerative Supercritical Carbon Dioxide (SCO2) Rankine Cycle Thermodynamic Analysis and Design,” by Dr. Prof. Kevin Anderson, P.E., Matt Devost, Trent Wells, Daniel Forgette, Ryan Okerson, Cal Poly Pomona and Martin Stuart, Steve Cunningham, Butte Industries. Full peer reviewed journal in Advances in Renewable Energy April, 2014. http://are.avestia.com/2014/001.html  OR http://are.avestia.com/2014/PDF/001.pdf

 

“Experimental Design and Uncertainty Analysis of a Cylindrical Guarded Heat Source Thermal Conductivity Measurement Apparatus,” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Intl. Journal of Applied Research in Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 3, Issue 2., 2013.

 

“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. http://gasturbinespower.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/article.aspx?articleid=1782031

 

“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, Matt Devost, Cal Poly Pomona, Watit Pakdee, Thammasat Univ. Thailand, Niveditha Krishnamoorthy, CD-Adapco, Irvine, CA. Journal of Electronics Cooling and Thermal Control, Nov. 2013. http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?PaperID=40806

 

"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 http://www.academicpub.org/DownLoadPaper.aspx?PaperID=14855 OR http://www.academicpub.org/PaperInfo.aspx?PaperID=14855

 

“Design and Analysis of a Lithium Magnetoplasmadynamic Thruster," 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.

 

D.B. Flowers and K.R. Anderson “Numerical Simulation of Conduction Heat Transfer in a System of Slowly Rotating Concentric Shells Separated by Small Annular Gap Distances Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A, Vol. 46, Issue 9: 1-17, 2004.

 

Richard Getze and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, “Boundary Layer Analysis Toolkit” Computational Fluid Dynamics Journal 13(1):11 April 2004 pp. 100-109.

 

K.R. Anderson and S. Mahalingam, “Numerical Study of Vortex/Flame Interaction in Actively Forced Confined Non-Premixed Jets,’’ ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 122, No. 2, May 2000, pp. 376-380.

 

K.R. Anderson, et al., “A Two-Dimensional Planar Computational Investigation of Flame Broadening in Confined Non-Premixed Jets,’’ Combustion and Flame, 118 (1-2), (1999) pp. 233-247.

 

K.R. Anderson, et al., ‘‘Classification of Absolute and Convective Instabilities in Premixed Bluff Body Stabilized Flames,’’ Combustion Science and Technology, 116, (1996) pp. 257-269.

 

Conference Proceedings:

Papers:

 

"CFD and Experimental Study of Forced Air Cooling in a High Speed Electronic Motor" paper TFESC-12962 by Kevin Anderson*, James Lin*, Valerio Magri**,  *Cal Poly Pomona, Mechanical Engineering, **CD-ADAPCO, Irvine, CA abstract accepted to the First Thermal and Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, August 9-12, 2015, New York, NY, USA

 

“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 submitted to the ASME 2015 Power Conference Track 1-14 Student Competition, San Diego, CA June 28-July 2, 2015.

"Teaching Machine Design using HILTI Machine Tools Industry Sponsored Project" by Kevin  Anderson*, Clifford Stover**, *Cal Poly Pomona, ME Dept., **Cal Poly Pomona College of Engineering Laboratory and Project Director, submitted to 2015 ASEE PSW Conference, Emerging Paradigms in Engineering Education, April 10-11, 2015, National University, San Diego, CA

"Notional Liquid Rocket Engine Design & Analysis" by Matt Devost and Kevin R. Anderson STAR Global Conference 2015 San Diego, CA March 16-18, 2015.

 

 “Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Analysis of Electronics Cooling of the Cold Atom Laboratory Instrument” by  *Kevin Anderson and **Valerio Magri STAR Global Conference 2015 (SGC2015), San Diego, CA, March 16-18, 2015. *Cal Poly Pomona, Mech. Engr. Dept., **CD-Adapco, Irvine, CA.

“Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Applications of STAR CCM+ at Caltech’s NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory” by Kevin Anderson*,**, and Jordi Paredes Garcia** STAR Global Conference 2015 (SGC2015), San Diego, CA, March 16-18, 2015. *Cal Poly Pomona, Mech. Engr. Dept., **Caltech’s NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, Pasadena, CA.

"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.  Conference paper presented  at  the Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR), Saturday, November 22, 2014

“A Review on Nano-fluid Heat Pipes” presented at the Intl. Mech. Engr. Congress & Expo, Montreal, Canada, Nov. 14-20, 2014, by Dr. Maryam Shafahi, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Ali Borna, Michael Lee, Alex Kim, Syukrirashiduhakim Subandi, Parham Khansari, Cal Poly Pomona, Mechanical Engineering.

“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, 4th Intl. Symposium on Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Technologies for Transformational Energy Conversion , Pittsburgh, September 9 and 10, 2014

“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.

“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.

“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.

 

“Design & Analysis of a Lightweight Polygon Engine” by Mr. Adam Clark*, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson*, Prof. Cliff Stover*, Dr. Steve Cunningham**, Mr. Martin Stuart**. ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference, ICEF2013, October 13-16, 2013, Dearborn, Michigan, USA. *Mechanical Engineering Cal Poly Pomona, **Butte Industries.

 

"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, 43rd Intl. Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), 14-18 July 2013, in Vail, Colorado, USA. Pradeep Bhandari (1); Kevin Anderson (1),(2); (1) NASA JPL, (2) Cal Poly Pomona Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

 

"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, 43rd Intl. Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), to be held 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

 

“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 Conent (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). 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.

“Using Arduino Microcontroller Based Robot Projects to Teach Mechatronics in a Hands-On Mechanical Engineering Curriculum ASEE PSW Conference Univ. of Calif. Riverside, April 18-20, 2013.

“Ball and Plate Control System Using Visual Feedback” by Trent Wells and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, P.E., Cal Poly Pomona Mechanical Engineering, 28th International Conference on Computers and their Applications (ISCA-2013) March 4-6, 2013, Honolulu, Hawaii

"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, Thermal & Fluids Workshop (TFAWS) 2012, NASA JPL, Pasadena, CA, August 2012.

"Thermal and High Energy Particle Enclosure for Electronic Components in Spacecraft and Robotic Platforms", M. Nevarez, Dr. K. R. Anderson Composite Conference 2012 hosted by NASA and MKF, Las Cruces, NM, August 13-17, 2012

"Waste Heat Energy Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Recovery Cycle Analysis and Design" by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Trent Wells, Daniel Forgette, Matthew Devost, Ryan Okerson WREF (World Renewable Energy Forum) 2012 sponsored by American Solar Energy Society (ASES), Denver, CO, May 14th, 2012.

"Butte Industries, Inc. / Cal Poly Pomona Waste-to-Renewable Energy Entrepreneurial Project" by Trent Wells, Daniel Forgette, Matt DeVost, Ryan Okerson, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson ASEE PSW 2012 Conference at Cal Poly, SLO, April 19-21, 2012.

"Using OPTO-22 PAC Learning System in the ME Design of Machine Controls Lab" by Trent Wells, Matt DeVost, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson presented at the
ASEE PSW 2012 Conference at Cal Poly, SLO, April 19-21, 2012.

“Waste Heat Energy Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Recovery Cycle Analysis and Design," by Dr. Kevin Anderson, Matt Devost, Trent Wells, Daniel Forgette, Ryan Okerson Showcase of Excellence, Engineering Project Symposium, May 2012. Cal Poly Pomona.

"CO2 Insulation for Thermal Control of the Mars Science Laboratory Rover," P. Bhandari, P. Karlmann, K. Anderson, and K. Novak, AIAA/SAE 41st ICES Conference Portland, OR, July, 2011

"Non-Grey Radiation Modeling Using Thermal Desktop/Sindaworks," 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.

 

"Using NI-ELVIS in the ME 340 and ME 435 Labs in Mechanical Engineering" Dr. Kevin R. Anderson and Dr. Angela Shih, ASEE PSW Regional Conference April 20-21, 2006, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona.

 

"Preliminary Design of a Lithium Vaporizer for the Advanced Lithium-Fed Applied Field Lorentz Force Accelerator," B. St. Rock and J. Blandino, WPI, Worcester, MA, K. Anderson Cal Poly Pomona/JPL, J.E. Polk NASA JPL , AIAA-2005-4245, 41st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference (JPC) & Exhibit, Tucson, AZ, July 10-13, 2005.

 

"Structural Dynamic and Aeroelastic Finite Element Simulation of an F-18 Tail Rudder, Impact of Adding a Control Surface" Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Mr. Kevin White, Mr. Wayne McEntire, Paper #DETC2005-84184, Fifth ASME International Conference on Multibody Systems, Nonlinear Dynamics and Control at the ASME 2005 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, September 24-28, 2005, Long Beach, CA.

 

"Electrochromic Radiators for Microspacecraft Thermal Control", 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, 19th Annual AIAA Utah State University Conference on Small Satellites, Logan, UT, August 8-11, 2005

"Autonomous Robotic Vehicle Design" Dr. Kevin R. Anderson and Mr. Chris Jones, Course or Curriculum Innovations ASEE PSW Regional Conference April 7-8, 2005, Loyola Marymount University

 

"Survey of Active Aeroelastic Control for Flutter Suppression" Paper #IMECE2004-60458 Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Mr. Kevin A. White, Mr. M. Joe Neal, 2004 Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and RD&D Expo Anaheim, CA November 15-17,2004

"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.

“Cryogenic Tank Analysis Program (CTAP)”, Kevin R. Anderson, Bob Mohling, G. Scott Willand. TFAWS-96, Univ. of Houston/NASA JSC, Houston TX, Sep. 1996.

"Vortex Dynamics in Compact Waste Incinerators” K.R. Anderson, et al.,  Conference Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, pp. 270-273, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, August 1995.

“Direct numerical simulation of co-flowing asymmetric reacting jets", Kevin R. Anderson et al.,48th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, 1995

 

Posters:

 

"Analysis of a Solar Updraft Tower Utilizing Compost Waste Heat" by Kevin Anderson, Maryam Shafahi, Chris McNamara, Cal Poly Pomona, S16P0012 poster accepted to On Sustainability conference, Portland State University, 21-23, Jan. 2016.

 

"Analysis of a Solar Heating System for an Aquaponics Food Production System" by Kevin Anderson, Maryam Shafahi, Arthur Artounian, Chris McNamara, Cal Poly Pomona, Adam Chrisman, SUNEARTH, Inc., S16P0012 poster accepted to On Sustainability conference , Portland State University, Jan. 21-23, 2016

 

"Hybrid Solar Updraft Tower Compost Waste Heat Solar Energy Co-generation Facility Sponsored Industrial Project" by Kevin  Anderson, Maryam  Shafahi, Christopher  McNamara, Cal Poly Pomona, ME Dept. Monica  Palomo, Cal Poly Pomona, CE Dept. Sean  Monemi, Cal Poly Pomona, ECE Dept. Shokoufeh  Mirzaei, Cal Poly Pomona IME Dept. Henry  Hovakimian, COMPO Energy, Inc. submitted to 2015 ASEE PSW Conference, Emerging Paradigms in Engineering Education, April 10-11, 2015, National University, San Diego, CA

"Using OPTO-22 Programmable Automatic Controllers (PACs) to Teach Industrial Control Systems"  by Kevin R. Anderson, Nolan E. Tsuchiya, Chris McNamara, Daniel Sutton Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona, Gerald Herder Engineering Technology, Cal Poly Pomona submitted to 2015 ASEE PSW Conference, Emerging Paradigms in Engineering Education, April 10-11, 2015, National University, San Diego, CA

 “Cultivating Industry & University Partnerships in Engineering Education by using Sponsored Undergraduate Capstone Design Projects”  by Professor Kevin R. Anderson, Ph.D., P.E. 2015 International Education Conference Maui, HI January 4-8, 2015

 “Acoustical Analysis of a Home Recording Studio” by Austin Smith, Daniel Forgette and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson 10th annual COMSOL Conference, Boston Marriott, Oct. 8-10, 2014.

 “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

"Testing and Modeling of a Novel Solar Pool Cover" by Professor 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

“Case Study of Renewable Energy Retrofits for a Farmhouse in Maui Hawaii” by Professor 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

“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

"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

"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


"Teaching HVAC/R in a Learn by Doing Mechanical Engineering Program using Industrial Training Equipment" by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson (ME), Professor 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

 “System Engineering Based Design and Analysis of a Lightweight Polygon Engine” by Laruen Yoshiba, Adam Clark, Ryan Kirkland, Dan Davison, Cliff Stover, Dr. Prof. Kevin R. Anderson, P.E., 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.

 “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.

 

 “Using ARDUINO to Teach Mechatronics” Cal Poly Pomona Successful Stories of Learning Poster Session, April 30, 2013. Dr. Prof. Kevin R. Anderson, Jon Hoy, Andrew Siefert, Ryan Kirkland, and Lauren Yoshiba.

 “Electronics Cooling of a Robotics Electronics Enclosure Using NX ESC" by Matthew Samson and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Advisor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, TFAWS (Thermal & Fluids Analysis Workshop) 2012 hosted by NASA JPL / Caltech, August 13-17, Pasadena, CA. First Place Winner of "NASA JPL Glenn Tsuyuki Student Poster Award"

"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 (Thermal & Fluids Analysis Workshop) 2012 hosted by NASA JPL / Caltech, August 13-17, Pasadena, CA. Second Place Winner of "NASA JPL Glenn Tsuyuki Student Poster Award"

"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 (Thermal & Fluids Analysis Workshop) 2012 hosted by NASA JPL / Caltech, August 13-17, 2012 Pasadena, CA.

"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 (Thermal & Fluids Analysis Workshop) 2012 hosted by NASA JPL / Caltech, August 13-17, 2012 Pasadena, CA.

"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, HUIC, Honolulu, August 2012.

"Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Energy Recovery Cycle" 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.

"Lunar Heat Flow Simulation and Testing Chamber," 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

 

Professional Service:

Member of Editorial Board American Journal of Engineering Education, Winter 2015 to present.

Associate Editor (USA, Mexico and Central America region) of the Proceedings for the  15th International Heat Transfer Conference 10-15 August, 2014 Kyoto, Japan.

Track Organizer for ASME PowerEnergy2015 conference ASME 2015 9th International Conference on Energy Sustainability Track 2-13 Poster Session June 28 to July 2, 2015

 

Track Organizer for ASME PowerEnergy2015 conference ASME 2015 9th International Conference on Energy Sustainability Track 2-13 Combined Energy Cycles, CHP, CCHP, and Smart Grids June 28 to July 2, 2015

 

Member of ASEE Board of Directors Pacific Southwest Region (PSW) Summer 2014 to present.

Session co-chair for Topic 7-8, Emerging Energy Technologies of the 21st Century at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE2013) November 15-21, 2013 San Diego, CA.

Session Chair for 9th International Boiling and Condensation Heat Transfer Conference, Boulder, CO, April 26-30th, 2015.

Session Chair for the "Modeling" section at the 28th International Conference on Computers and their Applications (ISCA-2013) March 4-6, 2013, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Session Chair for Thermal & Fluids Analysis Workshop (TFAWS) 2012 NASA-JPL, Pasadena, CA.

Reviewer for Pearson Engineering Books, Fall 2014 to present.

 

Reviewer for Journal of Clean Energy Technologies, http://www.jocet.org/,  Fall 2014 to present.

 

Reviewer for Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Fall 2014 to present.

 

Reviewer for International Journal of Thermodynamics,  Spring 2014 to present.

 

Reviewer for American Chemical Science Journal http://www.sciencedomain.org/journal-home.php?id=16  Summer 2014 to present.

 

Reviewer for “Energies” http://www.mdpi.com/journal/energies om-line journal Summer 2014 to present.

 

Reviewer for “Waste Heat Recovery Strategy and Practice” http://www.mdpi.com/journal/energies/special_issues/waste-heat-recovery, Summer 2014 to present

 

Reviewer for “Advances in Research” http://www.sciencedomain.org/journal-home.php?id=31, Summer 2014 to present

Reviewer for ITHERM 2014, Winter 2014 to Spring 2014.

Reviewer for “Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics (JAFM)” http://www.jafmonline.net/, Fall 2008 – present.

Reviewer for International Society for Computers and Their Applications (ISCA), CATA 2013 March4-6, 2013 Sheraton at Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

 

Reviewer for the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE PSW 2012) Pacific Southwest Region Conference at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, April 19-21, 2012.

 

Reviewer for HUIC Conference, Hawaii, August 2013.

Faculty Advisor of ARSEC (Alt. Renewable Sustainable Energy Club) Winter 2013 to present.

 

ASHRAE faculty co-advisor for Cal Poly Pomona chapter, 2012-present

AIAA Member, 2012 - present

Member of the Western HVAC Performance Alliance (WHPA) 2012-present.

Director of Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy Lab, Fall 2011 through present

Director of Computational Fluid Dynamics Lab, Fall 2012 through present

Course Director and Coordinator for EIT/FE Review Course, College of Extended Univ. Fall 2008 through present

Course Director and Coordinator for MEPE Licensure Review Course, Mechanical Engineering Program, Cal Poly Pomona, Fall 2010 through present.

Teach courses in support of Cal Poly Pomona Aerospace MS program at Lancaster, CA Univ. Center

Chair of College Retention Tenure and Promotion (RTP) Committee, Fall 2009 through present.

Member of University Grade Appeals Committee, Fall 2004 through present.

ME Department Accreditation (ABET) Committee Chair and Coordinator Fall 2001 through Fall 2006.

ME Department Laboratory Committee member, Fall 2000 through present

ME Industrial Advisory Committee Member, Fall 2000 through present

Member of MSME Graduate Committee Fall 2000 through present

MSME coordinator Fall 2002 through Fall 2006

Cal Poly Pomona Robotics Club faculty advisor and original charter initiator, Fall 2007 through Fall 2010

 

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) faculty advisor, Fall 2000 through Fall 2006

 

Professional Development:

 

Awarded Teacher Scholar Award Cal Poly Pomona, 2014-2015

Awarded Teacher Scholar Award Cal Poly Pomona, 2013-2014

Awarded  Cal Poly Pomona Improving the Classroom Experience (ICE) "Renewable Energy Laboratory Infrastructure " proposal in the amount of $24 K  2014-2015. 

Awarded  Cal Poly Pomona Improving the Classroom Experience (ICE) "Control Systems Laboratory " proposal in the amount of $14 K  2013-2014. 

Sabbatical leave for Fall 2009 quarter: performed research at National Aeronautics and Space Administration – Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA-JPL) conducting thermal modeling and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations.

 

NASA-JPL Faculty Fellow Summer 2004, Thermal and Cryogenic Engineering Group, Thermal and Fluids System Engineering Team

“Most Polytechnic Professor” 2012-203 Mechanical Engineering Dept. Pi Tau Sigma Delta Beta Chapter

"Professor of the Year" 2010-2011 Mechanical Engineering Dept. Pi Tau Sigma Delta Beta Chapter

"Professor of the Year" 2006-2007 Mechanical Engineering Dept. Pi Tau Sigma Delta Beta Chapter

"Professor of the Year" 2003-2004 Mechanical Engineering Dept. Pi Tau Sigma Delta Beta Chapter