2011 – 2012 Mechanical and Civil Engineering Publications

US PATENT

R.A. Kramer, L.S.W. Pelter, H. Abramowitz, H.S. Valia and A. Ellis, “Multipurpose Coke Plant for Synthetic Fuel Production,” Patent #8,287,696 issued October 16, 2012.

JOURNAL

  1. Song, A.N., V. Chandramouli, Gupta, N, 2012, Analyzing the inflow trends in Indiana Reservoirs using Self Organizing Maps, ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 17(8), 880-887.
  2. Song, A.N., V. Chandramouli, 2012, Modified Relative Strength Effect to facilitate Artificial Neural Network Development for Hydrologic data, Accepted, ASCE Journal of Hydrologic
  3. M. Urgun-Demirtas, M. C. Negri, P. S. Gillenwater, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, and J. Yu, 2012, “Meeting World’s Most Stringent Hg Criterion: A pilot-study for the treatment of oil refinery wastewater using an ultrafiltration membrane process,” Accepted, Journal of Environmental Management, JEMA-D-12-01176R1.
  4. J. C. Ndukaife, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, and H. W. Pinnick, “Dithizone as a Halochromic Material for Fabricating Evanescent Wave-based Chemical Sensors,” 2012, Accepted, Journal Chemical Sensors.
  5. A. Jalal, J. Yu, and A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2012, “Fabrication and Calibration of Oxazine-Based Optic Fiber Sensor for Detection of Ammonia in Water,” Journal of Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 17, pp. 3768 – 3775.    
  6. C. Sheng and A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2012, “Empirical Correlation of Cooling Efficiency and Transport Phenomena of Direct Evaporative Cooler, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 40. pp. 48 – 55.
  7. N. Zhou and A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2011, “Investigation of Hybrid Spring-membrane System for Fouling Control,” Desalination Journal, Vol. 276, Issue 1-3, pp. 117 – 127.
  8. X. Li, J. Yu, and A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2011, “Fouling Mitigation for Hollow-fiber UF Membrane by Sonication,” Desalination Journal, Vol. 281, pp. 23 – 29.
  9. D. Pepper and X. Wang, “An hp-finite element method for simulating indoor contaminant dispersion”, Building Simulation, v4, pp 33-40, 2011.
  10.  Dharman, S., V. Chandramouli, Lingireddy, S., “Predicting Total Organic Carbon (TOC) Removal Efficiency and coagulation dosage using Artificial neural networks,” Environmental Engineering Science, EES-2011-0170.
  11. P. Naseradinmousavi and C. Nataraj, “Optimal Design of Solenoid Actuators Driving Butterfly Valves,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, In Press (Accepted), 2012.
  12. P. Naseradinmousavi and C. Nataraj, “Transient Chaos and Crisis Phenomena in Butterfly Valves Driven by Solenoid Actuators”, Journal of Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Vol. 17, Issue 11, pp: 4336-4345, 2012.
  13. D. Lee, P. Naseradinmousavi, and C. Nataraj, “Nonlinear Model-Based Adaptive Control of a Solenoid-Valve System”, Journal of Control Science and Engineering, Vol. 2012, 2012. 
  14.  Ray, I., Fan, D., Davalos, J.F., and Kar, A., (2013) “Durability Evaluations of Bridge deck High-performance Concrete”  International Journal of Structural Engineering (IJStruc.E), Vol. 4, Nos 1/2
  15. Kar, A., Ray, I., Unnikrishnan, A., Davalos J.F., (2012) “Estimation of C-S-H and Calcium Hydroxide for Cement Pastes Containing Slag and Silica Fume.”Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 30, pp 505-515
  16. Ray, I., Gong, z., Davalos, J.F., and Kar, A., (2012) “Shrinkage and Cracking Studies of High-performance Concrete Bridge deck,”  Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 28, pp 244-254
  17. Davalos J. F., Chen Y., and  Ray, I., (2012) “Long-term Durability Prediction Model for GFRP Bars in Concrete Environment,” Journal of Composite Materials, Vol. 45, pp 1899-1914
  18. Yang, D., Pan, J., Zhou, C. Q., Zhu, X., Bi, Q., and Chen, T., 2011, “Experimental Investigation on Heat Transfer and Frictional Characteristics of Vertical Upward Rifled Tube in Supercritical CFB Boiler”, Journal of Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Vol. 35, pp. 291-300.
  19. Zhou, C. Q., 2011, “Visualizing the Future in Steel Manufacturing”, Iron & Steel Technology, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 37-50.
  20. Ai, Z. T., Mak, C. M., Niu, J. L., Li, Z. R. and Zhou, C. Q., 2011, “The Effect of Balconies on Ventilation Performance of Low-rise Buildings”, Indoor and Built Environment, 20(6), pp. 649-660.
  21. Yang, D., Pan, J., Wu, Y., Chen T., and Zhou C. Q., 2011, “Numerical Simulation of Flow Boiling for Organic Fluid with High Saturation Temperature in Vertical Porous Coated Tube”, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 32(4), pp. 818–825.
  22. Wu, B., Zheng, D., Chen, N., Lu, D., and Zhou, C. Q., 2011, “Numerical Investigation and Optimization of a Venturi Scrubber”, Iron & Steel Technology, 7(1), pp. 45-53.
  23. Yang, D., Pan, J., Zhou, C. Q., Zhu, X., Bi, Q., and Chen, T., 2011, “Experimental Investigation on Heat Transfer and Frictional Characteristics of Vertical Upward Rifled Tube in Supercritical CFB Boiler”, Journal of Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 35(2), pp. 291-300.
  24. Wang, Ming-Heng, Schrock, Steven D., Bornheimer, C. Rescot, Robert A., “The Effects of Innovative Portable Plastic Rumble Strips at Flagger-Controlled Temporary Maintenance Work Zones” in American Society of civil Engineers’ Journal of Transportation Engineering. [http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000499]  

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  1. Zeng, L, V. Chandramouli, Brion, G., 2012, Analyzing the Low Flow Trends in Northwest Indiana Using Neural Network, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, 2012 held at Albuquerque, May 20-24, New Mexico, USA, 1172-1178.
  2. Teegavarapu, R.S.V, Goly, A., V. Chandramouli, Behera, P., 2012, Precipitation Extremes and Climate Change: Evaluation Using Descriptive WMO Indices, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, 2012 held at Albuquerque, May 20-24, New Mexico, USA, 1927–1936.
  3. Zeng, L, V. Chandramouli, 2012, Analyzing the Influence of Large Wind Farms over Rainfall Pattern Using Radar Data, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, 2012 held at Albuquerque, May 20-24, New Mexico, USA, 3764-3769.
  4. Zeng, L, V. Chandramouli, Pathak, C.S., Teegavarapu, R.S.V, 2012,Radar Specific Z-R Relationships Using ANN Models, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, 2012 held at Albuquerque, May 20-24, New Mexico, USA, 3918-3923.
  5. L. Lu** and X. Wang, “The application of computational fluid dynamics for installing the roof-mounted wind turbine” 2012 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 9-15, 2012, Houston, Texas.
  6. Y. Liu**, J. Sun** and X. Wang, “Numerical simulation for 3D wind-lens turbine” (accepted) 2012 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 9-15, 2012, Houston, Texas.
  7. D. Carrington, X. Wang and D. Pepper, “Predictor-Corrector Split, a Projection Method for Turbulent Reactive Flow”, Proceedings of CHT-12, ICHMT International Symposium on Advances in Computational Heat Transfer, Jul. 1-6, 2012, Bath, England.
  8. J. Moreland, T. Okosun**, C. Wang**, X. Wang and C. Zhou, “Development and pilot implementation of a virtual wind turbine simulator”, Wind Power 2012 conference and exhibition, Jun. 3-6, 2012, Atlanta, GA.
  9. E. S. Pierson, H. Abramowitz, and D. Gray, A Real-World Senior Engineering Design Sequence, ASEE IL/IN Regional Conference, Valparaiso University, March 17, 2012. 
  10. H. Abramowitz and Y. Sun “Municipal Solid Waste Characterization Study for Indiana” – May 25, 2012 – Submitted to Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and the Recyling Market Development Board (RMDB) - http://www.in.gov/idem/recycle/files/msw_characterizarion_study.pdf
  11. W. Zhao, H. Abramowitz, E. Johnsen, and M.A. Roller, “Slag Module for 3D Visualization of Ternary Phase Diagram Tutorial,” AISTech2011, Indianapolis, May 2011.
  12. J. P. Coleman and A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2011, “Nanoparticle Deposition and Convective Transport in Microchannel Heat Exchanger Systems,” IMECE2011-62957, Proceedings of ASME, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 11-17, 2011, Denver, Colorado, USA.
  13. C, Sheng, and A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2011, “Empirical Correlation of Cooling Efficiency and Transport Phenomena of Direct Evaporative Cooler,” Proceedings of ASME, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 11-17, 2011, Denver, Colorado, USA.
  14. C. Fandohan, and A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2011, “Low Voltage Electrohydrodynamics Micropump for Cooling Electronics Device,” Proceedings of ASME, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 11-17, 2011, Denver, Colorado, USA.
  15. Ishita Biswas and A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2011, “An Investigation of the Impact of Nanoparticles on Micro-to-Nano Filtration Membrane System,” IMECE2011-62961, Proceedings of ASME, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 11-17, 2011, Denver, Colorado, USA.
  16.  I. Biswas and A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2011, “An Empirical Assessment of Solvent-Solute-Membrane Interaction on Development of Fouling,” American Membrane Technology Association/SEDA 2011 Joint Conference & Exposition, 8 pages, July 18-21, 2011, Miami Beach, Florida.
  17. N. Zhou and A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2011, “Parametric Study of Ultrafiltration Membrane in Oily Wastewater,” American Membrane Technology Association/SEDA 2011 Joint Conference & Exposition, 8 pages, July 18-21. 2011, Miami Beach, Florida.
  18. J. Kaiser, V. Petrovic, V. Chandramouli and A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2011, “Indiana Rainfall Pattern Trends the Influence of Large Wind Farms,” (Poster), EWRI Congress (Environmental water resources Institute), ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers), 8 pages, May 22-26, Palm springs, California.
  19. J. Kaiser, V. Petrovic, V. Chandramouli and A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2011, “Tracking Potential Trends in the Discharge of Stream Flow into Lake Michigan,” (Poster), EWRI Congress (Environmental water resources Institute), ASCE (American Soc.of Civil Engineers), 8 pages, May 22-26, Palmsprings, CA.
  20. Y. Liu** and X. Wang, “Apply an improved diagnostic model for wind energy assessment”, 2011 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 11-17, 2011, Denver, Colorado.
  21. L. Lu** and X. Wang, “Integration of computational fluids dynamics and virtual reality visualization for constructing the wind field”, 2011 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 11-17, 2011, Denver, Colorado.
  22. Y. Liu** and X. Wang, “Wind energy assessment using the diagnostic model”, 2011 Energy Sustainability and Fuel Cell Conference, Aug. 7-10, 2011, Washington D. C.
  23. L. Lu**, X. Wang, S. Kothakapu, C. Qian and J. Moreland, “Virtual reality applied for visualization of 3D wind field on Purdue University Calumet campus”, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 World Conference on Innovative Virtual Reality, June 27-29, 2011, Milan, Italy.
  24. B. Mei** and X. Wang, “Air quality modeling in the automobile”, 2011 International Conference on Computational and Experimental Engineering and Sciences, Apr. 18-21, 2011, Nanjing, China.
  25. X. Wang, “A high-order numerical model for species transport and emergency response”, 2011 International Conference on Computational and Experimental Engineering and Sciences, Apr. 18-21, 2011, Nanjing, China.
  26. Chandramouli, V. Moreland,  J., Guo, S., Zhou, C.Q., 2011, Usefulness of virtual 3D modeling to visualize the effect of uncertain data in groundwater solute transport, ASME WINVR conference, June, Milan, Italy 2011 WINVR 2011-5594, 1-5.
  27. Petrovic, V, Kaiser, J., Chandramouli, V., Nnanna, AG.A, 2011, Tracking potential trends in the discharge into lake Michigan, EWRI ASCE conference, 22nd May 2011, Palm Springs, CA, 4544-4553.
  28. Narayana, M, Chandramouli, V., 2011, Advantages of using NEXRAD data in watershed rainfall-runoff modeling with HSPF, EWRI ASCE conference, 22nd May 2011, Palm Springs, CA, 4688-4697.
  29. Chandramouli, V, Narayana, M, Duruvai, V., Guo, S., Moreland, J., Merwade, V., Zhou, C.Q., Song, A., Hu, Y., Zhang, F., 2011, Generalized visualization modules for solute transport in groundwater, EWRI ASCE conference, 22nd May 2011, Palm Springs, CA, 934-942.
  30. Petrovic, V, Kaiser, J., Chandramouli, V.,2011, Hydrological modeling of Hart Ditch, a Tributary to Little Calumet River, Indiana using HEC HMS and Radar data, Kentucky Water Resources Research Symposium, March, 2011, Lexington, KY.
  31. Vainiko, L., Larson, E., Chandramouli, V., 2011, Base flow trends in Northwest Indiana, Kentucky Water Resources Research Symposium, March, 2011, Lexington, KY.
  32. Kar, A., Ray, I.,Davalos, J.F., and Chen, A. (2012) “Prediction of Shrinkage of Concrete Containing Fly ash and/or Silica fume using Composite Modeling”, 13th ASCE Aerospace Division Conference on Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments, ASCE Earth and Space 2012 conference, Pasadena, California  
  33. McGraw, B., Chen, A., Davalos, J.F., and Ray, I. (2012)“Evaluation of Wood Composite I- Joist with Sinusoidal Web’,13th ASCE Aerospace Division Conference on Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments, ASCE Earth and Space 2012 conference, Pasadena, California
  34. Lou, X., Zhang, Q., Zhou, C. Q., and Heim, J. E., 2012, “Development of A Virtual Power Plant Boiler for Training”, ASME 2012 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Puerto Rico, (7 pages).
  35. Fu, D., Chen, Y., Zhou, C. Q., Zhao, Y., and Lherbier, Jr, L. W., Grindey, J. G., 2012, “CFD Modeling of Skull Formation in A Blast Furnace Hearth”, ASME 2012 Summer Heat Transfer Conference , Puerto Rico, (8 pages).
  36. Zhang, Y., Wu, H., Liu, X., Zhou, C. Q., and Fu, Z., “Numerical Simulation of Different Coal Combustion in Two Tiny-Oil Ignition Burners With Oxygen-Enriched”, ASME 2012 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, 2012, July 8-12, Puerto Rico (5 pages)
  37. Ning, L., Zhou, C. Q., and Zhou J., “Numerical Simulation of the Thermodynamic Process of the Molten Salt Furnace”, ASME 2012 Summer Heat Transfer Conference , 2012, July 8-12, Puerto Rico (6 pages)
  38. Pai, B., Wang, Y., Fu, D., Zhou, C. Q., 2012, “Analysis and Visualization of Thermal stresses in exhaust manifolds”, ASME 2012 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, 2012, July 8-12, Puerto Rico (6 pages).
  39. Zhao, Y., Lherbier, Jr, L. W., Fu, D., Chen, Y., and Zhou, C. Q., Grindey, J. G., 2012, “The Impact of Design and Operating Parameters on Skull Formation in a Blast Furnace Hearth”, AISTech 2012, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, (13 pages)
  40. Fu D., Chen, Y., Rahman, Md.T., Zhao, Y., D’Alessio, J., Ferron, K. J., and Zhou, C. Q., 2012, “Validation of the numerical model for blast furnace shaft process”, AISTech 2012, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, (11 pages)
  41. Pang, S., Wu, B., Case, T., Bradfords, T., Brunt, M., Fabina, L., and Zhou, C. Q., “CFD Simulation of a Batch Anneal Furnace”, MS&T 2012, October, 7 -12, Pittsburgh, PA. (9 pages)
  42. Zhou, Y., Wu, B., Snyder, C. M., Rick, L., Zhou, C. Q., 2012, “CFD Thermal Modeling of the Anode Baking Furnace”, the 2nd Asian-US-European Thermophysics Conference – Thermal Science for Sustainable World, Hong Kong, China, (7 pages). 
  43. Yan, N., Okosun, T., Basak, S. K.., Fu, D., Moreland, J. M., and Zhou, C. Q., 2011, “Numerical Simulation and Virtual Reality Visualization of Horizontal and Vertical Axis Wind Turbines”, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC2011, Washington, DC, DETC2011-47969, (8 pages).
  44. Viswanathan, C., Moreland, J.,  Guo, S., and Zhou, C. Q., 2011, “Usefulness of Virtual 3D Modeling to Visualize the Effect of Uncertain Data In Groundwater Solute Transport”, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 World Conference on Innovative Virtual Reality, WINVR2011, Milan, Italy, (5 pages).
  45. Lu, L., Wang, X., Kothakapu, S., Moreland, J., and Zhou, C. Q., 2011, “Wind Field Simulation for Placement of Small Scale Wind Turbines on a College Campus”, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 World Conference on Innovative Virtual Reality, WINVR2011, Milan, Italy, (8 pages).
  46. Chen, B., Moreland, J., Zhou, C. Q., and Zhang, J., 2011, “Human Brain Functional MRI and DTI Visualization with Virtual Reality”, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 World Conference on Innovative Virtual Reality, W INVR2011, Milan, Italy, (7 pages).
  47. Fu, D., Zheng, D., Zhou, C. Q., D’Alessio, J., Ferron, K. J., and Zhao, Y., 2011, “Parametric Studies on PCI Performances”, Proceedings of the ASME/JSME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, Paper no. AJTEC2011-44608, (10 pages).
  48. Chandramouli, V., Narayana, M., Duruvai, V., Guo, S., Moreland, J., Merwade, V., Zhou, C. Q., Song, A., Hu, Y., and Zhang, F., 2011, “Generalized Visualization Modules for Solute Transport in Groundwater”, 9th Symposium on Groundwater Hydrology, Quality, and Management EWRI ASCE Conference, Palm Springs, CA, pp. 934-942.
  49. Leu, C. L., Alvarez, P., and Zhou, C. Q., 2011, “CFD Simulation of Liquid Level in the Blast Furnace Hearth”, AISTech 2011, Indianapolis, IN, (8 pages).
  50. Wu, B., Huang, D., Roesel, T., and Zhou, C. Q., 2011, “CFD Simulation of a Spray Cooling System at a Blast Furnace Top”, AISTech 2011, Indianapolis, IN, (9 pages).
  51. Fu, D., Chen, Y., Rahman, M. T., Zhou, C. Q., D’Alessio, J., Ferron, K. J., and Zhao, Y. F., 2011, “Prediction of the Cohesive Zone in a Blast Furnace”, AISTech 2011, Indianapolis, IN, (14 pages).
  52. Guo, S., Moreland, J., Viswanathan, C., Zhou, C. Q., 2012, “Virtual Reality System for Solute Transport in Groundwater”, 2012 Annual ASEE IL/IN Section Conference, Valparaiso, IN, USA. (Poster Presentations)
  53. Zhou, C. Q., 2011 “State-of-the-Art Blast Furnace Model for CO2 Reduction”, Proceedings of Cleantech 2011, Budapest, Hungary, (13 pages). 
  54. Fu, D., Zhou, C. Q., Zhao, Y., D’Alessio, J., Ferron, K. J., 2011, “Numerical Simulation of Blast Furnace Shaft Process”, METEC InSteelCon2011 STEELSIM2011, Dusseldorf, Germany, (9 pages).
  55. Vehec, J., and Zhou, C. Q., 2011, “State-of-the-Art Blast Furnace Model for Minimization of Fuel Rates”, METEC InSteelCon2011 STEELSIM2011, Dusseldorf, Germany, (10 pages).
  56. Jiao, P., McGraw, B., Chen, A., Davalos, J.F., and Ray, I. (2012)“Flexural-torsional Buckling of Cantilever Composite Wood I-Joist with Sinusoidal Web Geometry”,13th ASCE Aerospace Division Conference on Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments, ASCE Earth and Space 2012 conference, Pasadena, California
  57. Zahabi, M., Chen, A., Davalos, J.F., and Ray, I. (2012) “A Unified Mode-II Long-term Traction-Separation Law for Carbon FRP-Concrete Interface”, 13th ASCE Aerospace Division Conference on Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments, ASCE Earth and Space 2012 conference, Pasadena, California.
  58. Pattabhi Sitaram, Bipin Pai & Rachel Mok “Elasto-Plastic Analysis of Prismatic Folded Plates by the Finite Element Method” Paper presented at the ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Houston, Texas, November 9-15, 2012.
  59. Bipin Pai, Yang Wang, Dong Fu, and Chenn Q. Zhou “Analysis and Visualization of Thermal stresses in exhaust manifolds” Proceedings of the ASME 2012 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Puerto Rico, July 8-12, 2012.
  60. Bipin Pai, “Using Online Quizzes and Discussion Forums to Enhance Learning Numerical Methods”.Paper presented at the 2012 ASEE Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas, June 10-13, 2012.
  61. Sun, C, Rescot, Robert A., Schrock, Steven D. “Use of Non-Aggregated Video Data for Bluetooth Validation presented at the National Academy of Sciences’ Transportation Research Board 91st Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 21-26, 2012.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

  1. A. G. Agwu Nnanna, “Evaporative Cooling,” American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers – Northern Indiana, October 18th, 2012, South Bend and Hammond, Indiana.

  2. A. G. Agwu Nnanna, C. Negri, and J. Lexier, “Leveraging Technology Through Partnerships,” 2012 Downstream Technology Seminar – September 18th to 20th, 2012, Seattle Washington.
  3. A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Exhibition: Advanced Water Quality Research Laboratory, 2012 Downstream Technology Seminar – September 18th to 20th, 2012, Seattle Washington.
  4. A. G. Agwu Nnanna, “Transport Phenomena in Membrane System: From Wastewater to Re-use and Drinking Water,” June 29th, 2011, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Abuja, Nigeria.
  5. Bipin Pai, “Some helpful ideas in preparing the Self-Study”.  Invited talk presented at the ABET Symposium, Indianapolis, Indiana, April 2011. 
  6. H. Abramowitz “Municipal Solid Waste Characterization Study for Indiana” – presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Indiana Solid Waste Management Districts, Plainfield, IN, October 3, 2012.
  7.  H. Abramowitz “Municipal Solid Waste Characterization Study for Indiana” – presented to the ASM Calumet Chapter, Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, IN, November 15, 2012.
  8. Rescot, Robert A., “Partnerships for Success: NWI Rail Vision” Invited presentation to the Northwest Regional Planning Commission Executive Board, Portage, Indiana, May 17, 2012.
  9. Zhou, Chenn, “Integration of Computer Simulation and Virtual Reality Visualization”, Invited Seminar, Center for Research Computing, University of Notre Dame, November 28, 2012
  10. Zhou, Chenn, “Innovation through Visualization and Simulation”, Invited lecture, School of Energy Engineering, Central South University, China, Oct 26, 2012
  11. Zhou, Chenn, “Integration of Computer Simulation and Virtual Reality Visualization”, Invited Seminar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, Invited Seminar, Center for Research Computing, University of Notre Dame, September 18, 2012
  12. Zhou, Chenn, “Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation and Virtual Reality Visualization”, Fall 2012 Seminar Series, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IUPUI, September 6, 2012
  13. Zhou, Chenn, “Simulation and Visualization: Keys to Process Optimization”, invited Lecture, 67th Congress of ABM International Congress, organized by the Brazilian Association of Metallurgical, Materials and Mining, July 31 to August 3, 2012
  14. Zhou, Chenn, “Practical Approaches and Applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics”, one-day short course, 67th Congress of ABM International Congress, organized by the Brazilian Association of Metallurgical, Materials and Mining, July 31, 2012
  15. Zhou, Chenn, “Simulation and Visualization”, invited lecture, School of Information Engineering, Taiyuan University of Technology, Shangxi, China, May 2012
  16. Zhou, Chenn, “How to Get Grants”, invited presentation, Office of Research and Graduate Studies, Purdue University Calumet, April 13, 2012
  17. Zhou, Chenn, “Visualize the Future– In 3D!”, invited presentation, Indiana Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, April 26, 2012
  18. Zhou, Chenn, “Visualize the Future in Steelmaking”, invited presentation, Celebrating American Culture – Forged in Steel, Purdue University Calumet, April 21, 2012
  19. Zhou, Chenn, “Integration of Simulation and Visualization for Product/Process Design and Optimization”, invited seminar at Caterpillar, Pirio, March 23rd, 2012
  20. Zhou, Chenn, “CFD Simulation and Virtual Reality Visualization” invited lectures, Guangdong University of Technology, China, May 2012
  21. Zhou, Chenn, “American Higher Education” invited lectures, Guangdong University of Technology, China, May 2012
  22. Zhou, Chenn, “Faculty Leadership”, Invited presentation, Faculty Leadership Academy, Purdue University Calumet, March 30, 2012
  23. Zhou, Chenn, “Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS)”, Invited Presentation at the Monthly Meeting  of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Calumet Section, March 7th, 2012
  24. Zhou, Chenn, “Innovation through Visualization and Simulation”, Invited Presentation at the Installation Calumet Chapter of Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society (a non-profit honor society), February 22, 2012
  25. Zhou, Chenn, Modelling of Boilers at Burns Harbour Power Station”, invited presentation, 2nd Annual ArcelorMittal CFD and Thermomechanics Days 2012, Jan 31 – Feb 2, 2012 (Global Web Conference)
  26. Zhou, Chenn, Development of sinter cooler model”, invited presentation, 2nd Annual ArcelorMittal CFD and Thermomechanics Days 2012, Jan 31 – Feb 2, 2012 (Global Web Conference)
  27. Zhou, Chenn, 3D CFD Blast Furnace Model”, invited presentation, 2nd Annual ArcelorMittal CFD and Thermomechanics Days 2012, Jan 31 – Feb 2, 2012 (Global Web Conference)
  28. Zhou, Chenn, “3D for Optimization and Training in Industry”, invited presentation at 3D Stereo MEDIA 2011, professional Forum, Liège, Belgium, 7-9 December 2011
  29. Zhou, Chenn, “CFD Simulation and Virtual Reality Visualization” invited lectures, Beijing University of Science and Technology, December 2011
  30. Zhou, Chenn, “Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation and Virtual Reality Visualization”, Invited presentation, Dongying Fangyuan Nonferrous Metals Co. Ltd., China, September , 2011

PRESENTATIONS

  1. J. C. Ndukaife, and A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2012, “A Microfluidic Chemical-Spectrophotometry System for In-situ Monitoring of Heavy Metals,” National Monitoring Conf., April 30-May 4, 2012, Portland, Oregon.
  2. J. C. Ndukaife, and A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2012, “A Novel Application of Dithizone in an Evanescent Wave Sensor for Rapid Detection of Acidic Gases,” National Monitoring Conference, April 30-May 4, 2012, Portland, Oregon.
  3. Teegavarapu, R.S.V, V. Chandramouli, Chittamuru, R., 2012, Examining Climate Change Indices using Indiana Rainfall Data, Kentucky Water Resources Research Symposium, March, Lexington, KY, USA.
  4. Haggard, R.O, V. Chandramouli, Buddharaju, S., 2012, Analyzing Monthly Trends of Rainfall and Temperature in Northwest Indiana to examine climate change, Kentucky Water Resources Research Symposium, March, Lexington, KY, USA.
  5. Brandon Rukes, Bipin Pai, and John Rowan, “Creating an Information Database”, Talk presented at the Annual NCHC Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, October 19-23, 2011.   
  6. Zhou, Y., Wu, B., Snyder, C. M., Rick, L., Zhou, C. Q., 2012, “CFD Thermal Modeling of the Anode Baking Furnace”, the 2nd Asian-US-European Thermophysics Conference – Thermal Science for Sustainable World, Hong Kong, China, (7 pages).
  7. Guo, S., Moreland, J., Viswanathan, C., Zhou, C. Q., 2012, “Virtual Reality System for Solute Transport in Groundwater”, 2012 Annual ASEE IL/IN Section Conference, Valparaiso, IN, USA. (Poster Presentations)
  8. Zhou, C. Q., 2011 “State-of-the-Art Blast Furnace Model for CO2 Reduction”, Proceedings of Cleantech 2011, Budapest, Hungary, (13 pages).
  9. Fu, D., Zhou, C. Q., Zhao, Y., D’Alessio, J., Ferron, K. J., 2011, “Numerical Simulation of Blast Furnace Shaft Process”, METEC InSteelCon2011 STEELSIM2011, Dusseldorf, Germany, (9 pages).
  10. Vehec, J., and Zhou, C. Q., 2011, “State-of-the-Art Blast Furnace Model for Minimization of Fuel Rates”, METEC InSteelCon2011 STEELSIM2011, Dusseldorf, Germany, (10 pages).