Publications

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS:

  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, William Rutherford, Wessam Elomar, and Brian Sankowski, 2007, Assessment of Thermoelectric using Nanofluid Heat Exchanger,” Submitted for publication in Applied Thermal Engineering Journal, ATE-2007-376
  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2007, “Experimental Model of Temperature Driven Nanofluid,” Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 129, pp. 697-704.
  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2006, “Application of Refrigeration System to Electronics Cooling,” Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 18-27.
  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, A. Haji-Sheikh, and K. T. Harris, 2005, “An Experimental Study of Non-Fourier Thermal Response in Porous Media,” Journal of Porous Media, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 31-44.
  • A. G. A. Nnanna, and A. Haji-Sheikh, 2005, “Sensitivity Coefficients for Analyzing Interstitial Properties during Phase Change in Porous Media,” Journal of Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 6, pp. 595-616.
  • A. G. A. Nnanna, A. Haji-Sheikh, and K. T. Harris, 2004, “Experimental Study of Local Thermal Non-Equilibrium Phenomena during Phase Change in Porous Media,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 47, pp. 4365-4375.
  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, A. Haji-Sheikh, and D. Agonafer, 2003, “Effects of Variable Heat Transfer Coefficient, Fin Geometry, and Curvature on the Thermal Performance of a Fin,” ASME Journal of Electronic Packaging, Vol. 125, pp. 1-5.
  • K. T. Harris, A. Haji-Sheikh, and A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2001, “Phase Change Phenomena in Porous Media – A Non Local Thermal Equilibrium Model,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 44, No. 8, pp. 1619-1625.
  • Rowberg, Kathryn L. and Smith, Jeffery T., “Analysis of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) Contaminated Riparian Sediment and Source Identification,” in River Basin Management, Eds. C.A. Brebbia and K.L. Katsifarakis, Wessex Institute of Technology Press, 2007.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, PRESENTATIONS/PUBLICATIONS (PEER REVIEWED):

  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna and Mulugeta Berhe, 2006, “Temperature-Driven Nanofluid, Proceedings of the ASME Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, No. IMECE2006-15278.
  • M. Routhu, and A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2006, Mathematical Formulation of Transport Phenomena in Buoyancy-Driven Nanofluid,” Proceedings of the ASME Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, No. IMECE2006-13268.
  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2005, “Nanoparticle Concentration in Buoyancy Flow,” Proceedings of the ASME Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, No. IMECE2005-79364.
  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Manohar Routhu, 2005, “Transport Phenomena in Buoyancy-Driven Nanofluids – Part II,” Proceedings of the ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, No. SHTC-72782
  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, T. Fistrovich, J. Malinski, and S. U. S. Choi, 2004, “Thermal Transport Phenomena in Buoyancy-Driven Nanofluids – Part I,” Proceedings of the ASME Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, No. IMECE2004-62059
  • A. G. A. Nnanna, and A. Haji-Sheikh, 2004, “Sensitivity Coefficients for Analyzing Interstitial Properties during Phase Change in Porous Media,” Proceedings of the ASME Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, No. IMECE2004-59369
  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, T. J. Mehok, D. Stella, Uludogan Ahmed, David Roldan, C.Q. Zhou, and P. Chaubal, 2004, “Experimental Cold Flow Water Model of a Blast Furnace Hearth: Part I,” Proceedings of ASME Heat Transfer/Fluid Engineering Summer Conference, No. HT-FED2004-56541
  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, B. Hughes, J. Brooks, B. Anderson, and J. Mitchell, 2004, “Transient Response of Refrigeration System to Instantaneous Alterations in Heat Load of Electronics,” Proceedings of ASME Heat Transfer/ Fluid Engineering Summer Conference, No. HT-FED2004-56128
  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2003, “Measurement of Interstitial Heat Transfer Coefficient during rapid Phase Change in Porous Media” Proceedings of the ASME Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Paper No. IMECE2003-42431
  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2003, “A Study of Non-Equilibrium Heat Transfer in Porous Media” Proceedings of the ASME National Heat Transfer Conf., Paper No. HT2003-40385
  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, A. Haji-Sheikh, and Kendall T. Harris, 2002, “Experimental Study of Phase Front under Local Thermal Non-Equilibrium Condition ? Phase Change Phenomena in Porous Media,” Proceedings of the ASME Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Paper No. IMECE2002-39705
  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, A. Haji-Sheikh, and Dereje Agonafer, 2002, “Effects of Variable Heat Transfer Coefficient, Fin Geometry, and Curvature on the Thermal Performance of a Fin,” Proceedings of ASME ITHERM
  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, A. Haji-Sheikh, and Kendall T. Harris, 2001, “Experimental Validation of Non-Fourier Thermal Behavior in Porous Structure,” Proceedings of the ASME HTD-Vol.369-4, Combustion and Energy Systems, No.HTD-24279
  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Dereje Agonafer, and Mark T. North, 2001, “Optimization of Heat Pipe Spacing in Heat Sinks: A Computational Fluid Dynamics Study,” InterPACK’01-Int. Intersociety Electronic & Photonic Packaging Conference and Exhibition, CD-Rom, I498CD
  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Kendall T. Harris, and A. Haji-Sheikh, 2000, “Experimental Model for a Thermosyphon which Employs Solid/Liquid Phase Change Materials,” Proceedings of the ASME HTD-Vol. 366-4, No. H1195D

NON-REFEREED CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2005, “Thermo-hydrodynamic characterization of nanofluidics in micro-Channel,” Euromech Colloquium 472 on Microfluidics and Transfer, September 6-8, 2005, Grenoble, France
  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2005, “Thermal Transport Phenomena in Buoyancy-Driven Nanofluids,” NSF Design, Manufacturing & Industrial Innovation Research Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, January 3-6, 2005.
  • A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Ahmed Uludogan, David Roldan, C.Q. Zhou, P. Chuabal, and D. (Frank) Huang, 2004, “Water Model of a Blast Furnace Hearth for Flow Pattern Investigation,” AISTECH Conference, September 15-17, Nashville, Tennessee

INVITED RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

  • BP/PWI Lecture Series on Water Issues, September 12, 2007, Purdue Calumet Center, Hammond, IN
  • “Water Security,” presented to the Lakefront Infrastructure Security Group, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Indiana, June 14, 2007, Hammond, IN
  • BP/PWI Lecture Series on Water Issues, May 23, 2007, Purdue Calumet Center, Hammond, IN
  • “Water Issues in Northwest Indiana,” presented to the Indiana Steel Environmental Group, US Steel, September 27, 2006, Hammond, IN
  • “Dispersion of Nanoparticles in Automotive Liquids,” November 18th, 2005, BP-AMOCO Visit to PUC, Hammond, IN
  • “PUC Capabilities in Nanotechnology,” May 12, 2005, Argonne National Laboratory and Purdue University Calumet Joint meeting at the Center, PUC, Hammond, IN
  • “Experimental Investigation of Transport Phenomena in Buoyancy-Driven Nanofluids,” August, 2003, Energy Division (Dr. Choi), Argonne National Laboratory

PUBLICATIONS IN PREPARATION

  • Sridhar Shastry, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, and Nabil Ibrahim, “Application of Fiber Optics Technology to Monitor Contaminants in Water,” Submitted for presentation at the AWWA Water Security Congress, Ohio, April 2008
  • Mathematical Modeling of Contaminant Transport in Water Distribution System – Anomaly in Boundary Conditions (in preparation)
  • Experimental Investigation of the Optimum Sensor Placement (in preparation)