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Can we save lives with thermodynamics? Nanoengineering and Thermofluids for the Water-Food-Energy Nexus
27 Apr 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Warsinger
Climate change, degrading water resources, and economic and population growth are increasing the need for new science and technologies at the Water-Energy-Food Nexus. In enabling new and improved...
Radiative Heat Transfer at the Nanoscale
12 Dec 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pramod Reddy
In this talk, I will describe ongoing efforts in our group to experimentally elucidate nanoscale heat radiation. Specifically, I will present our recent experimental work where we have addressed...
Heat Under the Microscope:
Uncovering the Microscopic Processes that Govern
04 Oct 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Austin Minnich
n this talk, I will describe our efforts to uncover the microscopic processes that govern thermal transport by phonons. In particular, I will describe how our advances in computation and...
Computer Graphics Imagery for Motion Pictures and Commercial Advertising: The Achievement of Highly-Realistic Images
19 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kenneth Torrance
The talk will review some of the underlying concepts from Radiation Heat Transfer that have now been implemented in synthetic images. In many cases, researchers in graphics have created...
Tutorial 2: A Bottom-Up View of Heat Transfer in Nanomaterials
23 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher
This lecture provides a theoretical development of the transport of thermal energy by conduction in nanomaterials. The physical nature of energy transport by two carriers—electrons and...
Limits of Thermal Processes and their Implications on Efficient Energy Utilization
27 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Arunava Majumdar
About 90 percent of the world’s energy use involves thermal processes – thermal engines to generate mechanical power; heating and cooling in buildings; heating involved in manufacturing of steel,...