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Lab Group (2004)Ajay K. Prasad

Engineering Alumni Distinguished Professor
Director, Center for Fuel Cell Research
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716-3140
Phone: (302) 831-2960
Fax: (302) 831-3619
e-mail: prasad@udel.edu

 

 

 
From L to R: Sudhaker Chhabra, Qing Cao, Frank Fresconi, Dr. Prasad, Joe Feser, Tom Shipman

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Development and use of optics based techniques for fluid mechanics and heat transfer

o    Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV)

o    Laser-induced fluorescence (LIF)

o    Whole-field thermometry (WFT)

o    Reactant gas transport in gas diffusion media in PEM Fuel Cells

o    Water management in PEM Fuel Cells

o    Two phase flow management in Direct Methanol Fuel Cells

o    Fuel Cells for transit vehicle applications

  • Jets and plumes

o    Properties of jets and plumes

o    Use of jet models to study entrainment in cumulus clouds

o    Viscosity-stratified jet model for magma chambers and deep-sea hydrothermal vents

  • Bio fluid mechanics

o    Flow and dispersion in the human bronchi

o    Flow and dispersion in alveolated bronchioles

  • Laminar and turbulent mixing flows of interest to industry

o    Static mixers

o    Oscillatory flow flexible chamber mixers

 

DEGREES

  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1989
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Miami, 1985
  • B.Tech. (Honors) Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 1983

 

EXPERIENCE

  • College of Engineering Alumni Distinguished Professor, University of Delaware, 2014 - present
  • Director, Center for Fuel Cell Research, University of Delaware, 2009 - present
  • Director, Fuel Cell Bus Program, University of Delaware, 2005 - present
  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, 2005 - present
  • Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, 1997 - 2005
  • Visiting Research Professor, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, May - August 1999
  • Visiting Scientist, Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India, January - May 1999
  • Visiting Research Professor, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, Summer 1997
  • Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, 1992 - 1997
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1990-92
  • Visiting Teaching Associate, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1989-90
  • Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1985-89

 

CONSULTING

  • ILC Dover
  • Kurve Technology
  • Aberdeen Proving Grounds
  • Delmarva Power
  • Fluitron Inc.
  • NASA Langley Research Center

EDITORIAL DUTIES

  • Advisory Board, Experiments in Fluids, 2006 - 2014
  • Associate Technical Editor, Journal of Fluids Engineering, 2001-04

 

REVIEWER FOR

1.      Journal of Fluid Mechanics

  1. Experiments in Fluids
  2. Physics of Fluids
  3. Flow, Turbulence and Combustion
  4. The Royal Society, Proceedings A
  5. Heat and Mass Transfer
  6. Journal of Fluids Engineering
  7. Journal of Engineering Mechanics
  8. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
  9. Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics
  10. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
  11. Numerical Heat Transfer
  12. Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering
  13. Measurement Science and Technology
  14. Comptes Rendus Mechanics
  15. Chemical Engineering Communications
  16. Electrochemistry Communications
  17. Physics of Plasmas
  18. Optical Engineering
  19. Composites Science and Technology
  20. Journal of Experimental Biology
  21. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering
  22. Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing
  23. National Science Foundation
  24. National Science Foundation (SBIR Panel, MRI panel)
  25. Israel Science Foundation
  26. John Wiley and Sons
  27. Indiana 21st Century Research and Technology Fund

 

PATENTS

  1. Wang L, Zheng W, Prasad AK, Advani SG, Vlachos D, "Transition metal catalyst nanoparticles and uses thereof," International Application No. PCT/US2017/029306, filed April 25, 2017.
  2. Brunner D, Bajpai M, Kinzey A, Marcks S, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Devices, systems, and methods for variable flow rate fuel ejection," PCT International Application No. PCT/US2016/027679, filed April 15, 2016.

3.      Wang L, Prasad AK, Advani SG, and Johnson WB, "Self-healing membranes for polymer electrolyte applications," PCT International Application No. PCT/US2015/042847 filed July 30, 2015.

  1. Brunner D, Bajpai M, Kinzey A, Marcks S, Advani SG, Prasad AK, "Devices, systems, and methods for variable flow rate fuel ejection," US Patent No. 9,719,529, August 1, 2017.
  2. Palanichamy K, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Lithium batteries having anodes based on polythiocyanogen," US Patent No. 8,734,988, May 27, 2014.
  3. Zhang FY, Prasad AK, Advani SG, "Nano-based novel gas diffusion media," US Patent No. 7,785,748, August 31, 2010.
  4. Cohee D.R., and Prasad A.K., "Flexible disposable vessel," Patent No. US 7,033,499, April 25, 2006.
  5. Prasad A.K, and Stahl R., "Transient Heat Conduction using thermocouples, thermochromic liquid crystals and numerical simulation," Patent No. US 6,783,368 B2, August 31, 2004.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

1.      Wang L, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "CNT/Nafion-Based Composite Fuel Cell Membranes for Improved Durability, " in Nanoparticles for Catalysis, Energy and Drug Delivery, Eds. Chaughule RS, and Kapdi AR. American Scientific Publishers, USA, 2015.

  1. Prasad AK, "Hydrogen Fuel Cells: Current Status and Potential for Future Deployment," in Secure and Green Energy Economies, Eds. Wang YD, and Byrne J, Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick, NJ, 2013.
  2. Zhang FY, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Advanced High Resolution Characterization Techniques for Degradation Studies in Fuel Cells," in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Degradation, Eds. M.M. Mench, E.C. Kumbur, and T. Nejat Veziroglu, Elsevier Inc., pp. 365-421, 2012.
  3. Agrawal A, Boersma BJ, and Prasad AK, "Direct numerical simulation of an axisymmetric jet with cloud-like heating," in Advances in Fluid Mechanics, Eds. M. Alam, R. Govindarajan, O.N. Ramesh, and K.R. Sreenivas, JNCASR, Bangalore, India, 2003.

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Parnian MJ, Rowshanzamir S, Prasad AK, and Advani SG, "High durability sulfonated poly (ether ether ketone) nanocomposite membranes for proton exchange membrane fuel cell applications," Journal of Membrane Science, in review.
  2. Lindemer MD, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Lattice Boltzmann simulation of a reactive gas/solid precipitation process in a circular tube," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, in review.
  3. Heidary H, Kermani MJ, Prasad AK, and Advani SG, "Experimental and numerical studies of interdigitated PEM fuel cells with blocks," Journal of Power Sources, in review.
  4. Wang L, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Self-healing SPSU membrane for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell applications," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, in revision.
  5. Baker AM, Babu SK, Mukundan R, Advani SG, Prasad AK, Spernjak D, and Borup R, "Cerium ion mobility and diffusivity in perfluorosulfonic acid membranes measured via hydrogen pump operation," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 164(12):F1272-F1278, 2017.
  6. Zheng W, Wang L, Deng F, Giles SA, Prasad AK, Advani SG, Yan Y, and Vlachos DG, "Durable, selfhydrating, tungsten carbidebased composite polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells," Nature Communications, 8:418 (8 pages), 2017.

7.      Baker AM, Williams STD, Mukundan R, Spernjak D, Advani SG, Prasad AK, and Borup RL, "Zr-doped ceria additives for enhanced PEM fuel cell durability and radical scavenger stability," Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5:15073-15079, 2017.

  1. Lindemer MD, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Experimental investigation of heterogeneous hydrolysis with Zn vapor under a temperature gradient," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 42(12):7847-7856, 2017.
  2. Heidary H, Kermani MJ, Prasad AK, Advani SG, and Dabir B, "Numerical modelling of in-line and staggered blockages in parallel flowfield channels of PEM fuel cells," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 42(4):2265-2277, 2017.
  3. Wang L, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Self-healing composite membrane for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell applications," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 163(10):F1267-F1271, 2016.
  4. Baker AM, Mukundan R, Spernjak D, Judge EJ, Advani SG, Prasad AK, and Borup RL, "Cerium migration during PEM fuel cell accelerated stress testing," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 163(9):F1023-F1031, 2016.
  5. Lindemer MD, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Hydrogen production via the heterogeneous hydrolysis of Zn vapor under a temperature gradient: Modeling and efficiency analysis," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41:10557-10567, 2016.
  6. Heidary H, Kermani MJ, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Experimental investigation of in-line and staggered blockages in parallel flowfield channels of PEM fuel cells," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41(16):6885-6893, 2016.
  7. Kubota M, Prasad AK, Deitzel JM, Teather EWH, and Advani SG, "Thin polymeric film microstructure manipulation for diffused reflectance applications," Polymer Engineering and Science, 55(12):2878 - 2883, 2015.
  8. Firestone J, Archer CL, Gardner MP, Madsen JA, Prasad AK, Veron DE, "Opinion: The time has come for offshore wind power in the US," Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 112(39):11985-11988, 2015.
  9. Koepf EE, Advani SG, Prasad AK, and Steinfeld A, "Experimental investigation of the carbothermal reduction of ZnO using a beam-down, gravity-fed solar reactor," Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 54:8319-8332, 2015.
  10. Cetinbas FC, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Optimization of a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell catalyst layer with bidirectionally-graded composition," Electrochimica Acta, 174:787-798, 2015.
  11. Whiteman Z, Bubna P, Prasad AK, Ogunnaike B, "Design, operation, control, and economics of a photovoltaic/fuel cell/battery hybrid renewable energy system for automotive applications," Processes, 3:452-470, 2015.
  12. Wang Y, Wang L, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Double-layer gas diffusion media for improved water management in polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells," Journal of Power Sources, 292:39-48, 2015.
  13. Bhargava S, Kubota M, Lewis RD, Advani SG, Prasad AK, Deitzel JM, "Ultraviolet, water, and thermal aging studies of a waterborne polyurethane elastomer-based high reflectivity coating," Progress in Organic Coatings, 79:75-82, 2015.
  14. Lindemer MD, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Graetz-Brinkman problem in laminar core-annular flow of two immiscible liquids," International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 89:362-371, 2015.
  15. Wang L, Kang J, Nam JD, Suhr J, Prasad AK, and Advani SG, "Composite membrane based on graphene oxide sheets and Nafion for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells," ECS Electrochemistry Letters, 4(1):F1-F4, 2015.
  16. Baker AM, Wang L, Johnson WB, Prasad AK, and Advani SG, "Nafion membranes reinforced with ceria-coated MWCNTs for improved mechanical and chemical durability in PEMFCs," Journal of Physical Chemistry, Part C, 118(46):26796-26802, 2014.
  17. Cetinbas FC, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Investigation of a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell catalyst layer with bidirectionally-graded composition," Journal of Power Sources, 270:594-602, 2014.
  18. Wang H, Prasad AK, and Advani SG, "Accelerating hydrogen absorption in a metal hydride storage tank by physical mixing," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39:11035-11046, 2014.
  19. Liu Y, Wang H, Prasad AK, and Advani SG, "Role of heat pipes in improving the hydrogen charging rate in a metal hydride storage tank," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39:10552-10563, 2014.
  20. Cetinbas FC, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "An improved agglomerate model for the PEM catalyst layer with accurate effective surface area calculation based on the sphere-packing approach," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 161(6):F803-F813, 2014.
  21. Wang L, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Self-hydrating Pt/CeO2-Nafion composite membrane for improved performance and durability," ECS Electrochemistry Letters, 3(5):F30-F32, 2014.
  22. Koepf EE, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Experimental investigation of ZnO powder flow and feeding characterization for a solar thermochemical reactor," Powder Technology, 261:219-231, 2014.
  23. Prasad AK, "Alternative energy technologies for transportation," Villanova Environmental Law Journal, 25(1):107-119, 2014.
  24. Park J, Wang L, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Mechanical stability of H3PO4-doped PBI/hydrophilic-pretreated PTFE membranes for high temperature PEMFCs," Electrochimica Acta, 120:30-38, 2014.
  25. Prasad AK, "Analytical solution for the optimal spacing of wind turbines," ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 136:011107 (5 pages), 2014.
  26. Cetinbas FC, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "3D PEM fuel cell cathode model using a modified agglomerate approach based on discrete catalyst particles," Journal of Power Sources, 250:110-119, 2014.
  27. Attia PM, Lewis MR, Bomberger CC, Prasad AK, Zide JMO, "Experimental studies of thermoelectric power generation in dynamic temperature environments," Energy, 60:453-456, 2013.
  28. Wang L, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Degradation reduction of polymer electrolyte membranes using CeO2 as a free-radical scavenger in catalyst layer," Electrochimica Acta, 109:775-780, 2013.
  29. Koepf EE, Lindemer MD, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Experimental investigation of vortex flow in a two-chamber solar thermochemical receiver/reactor," ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 135:111103 (12 pages), 2013.
  30. Wang L, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "PBI/Nafion/SiO2 hybrid membrane for high-temperature low-humidity fuel cell applications," Electrochimica Acta, 105:530-534, 2013.
  31. Cetinbas FC, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "A modified agglomerate model with discrete catalyst particles for the PEM fuel cell catalyst layer," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 160(8):F750-F756, 2013.
  32. Bomberger CC, Attia PM, Prasad AK, and Zide JMO, "Modeling passive power generation in a temporally-varying temperature environment via thermoelectrics," Applied Thermal Engineering, 56(1-2):152-158, 2013.
  33. Hosseinzadeh E, Rokni M, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Performance simulation and analysis of a fuel cell/battery hybrid forklift truck," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 38:4241-4249, 2013.
  34. Wang L, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Membrane electrode assembly with enhanced membrane/electrode interface for proton exchange membrane fuel cells," Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117:945-948, 2013.
  35. Bhargava S, Lewis R, Kubota M, Li X, Advani SG, Deitzel J, and Prasad AK, "High reflectivity coatings with superior adhesion properties," International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 40:120-128, 2013.
  36. Park J, Wang L, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Durability analysis of Nafion/PTFE membranes for PEMFCs," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 159(12):F864-F870, 2012.
  37. Koepf E, Advani SG, Steinfeld A, and Prasad AK, "A novel beam-down, gravity-fed, solar thermochemical receiver/reactor for direct solid particle decomposition: Design, modeling, and experimentation," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37:16871-16887, 2012.
  38. Wang H, Prasad AK, and Advani SG, "Hydrogen storage system based on hydride materials incorporating a helical-coil heat exchanger," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37:14292-14299, 2012.
  39. Wang L, Prasad AK, and Advani SG, "Novel composite membrane based on SiO2-MWCNTs and Nafion for PEMFCs," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 159(8):F490-F493, 2012.
  40. Baker AM, Wang L, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Nafion membranes reinforced with magnetically-controlled Fe3O4/MWCNTs for PEMFCs," Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22:14008-14012, 2012.
  41. Giuliano MR, Prasad AK, and Advani SG, "Experimental study of an air-cooled thermal management system for high capacity lithium-titanate batteries," Journal of Power Sources, 216:345-352, 2012.
  42. Palanichamy K, Advani SG, Prasad AK, "Magneli phase TinO2n-1 as corrosion resistant PEM fuel cell catalyst support," Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, 16(7):2515-2521, 2012.
  43. Wang L, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Novel ionic liquid-based composite membrane for PEMFCs operating under low relative humidity conditions," Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters, 15(4):B44-B47, 2012.
  44. Brunner DA, Marcks S, Bajpai M, Prasad AK, Advani SG, "Design and characterization of an electronically controlled variable flow rate ejector for fuel cell applications," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37(5):4457-4466, 2012.
  45. Wang H, Prasad AK, and Advani SG, "Hydrogen storage systems based on hydride materials with enhanced thermal conductivity," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37:290-298, 2012.
  46. K. Palanichamy, S.G. Advani, and A.K. Prasad, "A functional monomer to synthesize sulfonated poly (ether ether ketone) with sulfonic acid group in the pendant side chain," Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 123(6):3331-3336, 2012.
  47. P. Bubna, S.G. Advani, and A.K. Prasad, "Integration of batteries with ultracapacitors for a fuel cell hybrid transit bus," Journal of Power Sources, 199:360-366, 2012.
  48. Wang L, Prasad AK, Advani SG, "Freeze/thaw durability study of MWCNT-reinforced Nafion membranes," Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 158(12):B1499-B1503, 2011.
  49. Shen W, Prasad AK, Hertz JL, "A non-flooding hybrid polymer electrolyte fuel cell," Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters, 14(11):B121-B123, 2011.
  50. Catlin G, Advani SG, and Prasad AK "Optimization of PEMFC flow channels using a genetic algorithm," Journal of Power Sources, 196:9407-9418, 2011.
  51. Giuliano MR, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Thermal analysis and management of lithium-titanate batteries," Journal of Power Sources, 196:6517-6524, 2011.
  52. K. Palanichamy, S.G. Advani, and A.K. Prasad, "Synthesis and evaluation of polythiocyanogen (SCN)x as a rechargeable lithium-ion battery electrode material," Journal of Power Sources, 196:7755-7759, 2011.
  53. S. Chhabra, and A.K. Prasad, "Flow and particle dispersion in lung acini: Effect of geometric and dynamic parameters during synchronous ventilation," Journal of Fluids Engineering, 133:071001-1-10, 2011.
  54. S. Arisetty, U. Krewer, S.G. Advani, and A.K. Prasad, "Coupling of kinetic and mass transfer processes in direct methanol fuel cells," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 157(10):B1443-B1455, 2010.
  55. D. Brunner, S.G. Advani, A.K. Prasad, and B.W. Peticolas, "A robust cell voltage monitoring system for analysis and diagnosis of fuel cell or battery systems," Journal of Power Sources, 195:8006-8012, 2010.
  56. P. Bubna, D. Brunner, S.G. Advani, and A.K. Prasad, "Prediction-based optimal power management in a fuel cell/battery plug-in hybrid vehicle," Journal of Power Sources, 095:6699-6708, 2010.
  57. Chhabra S., and Prasad A.K., Flow and particle dispersion in a pulmonary alveolus. Part 1. Velocity measurements and convective particle transport, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 132:051009-1:12, 2010.
  58. Chhabra S., and Prasad A.K., Flow and particle dispersion in a pulmonary alveolus. Part 2. Effect of gravity on particle transport, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 132:051010-1:8, 2010.
  59. P. Bubna, D. Brunner, J.J. Gangloff, S.G. Advani, and A.K. Prasad, "Analysis, operation and maintenance of a fuel cell/battery series-hybrid bus for urban transit applications," Journal of Power Sources, 195:3939-3949, 2010.
  60. D. Spernjak, A.K. Prasad, S.G. Advani, "In situ comparison of water content and dynamics in parallel, single-serpentine, and interdigitated flow fields of PEM fuel cells," Journal of Power Sources, 195:3553-3568, 2010.
  61. F.Y. Zhang, S.G. Advani, A.K. Prasad, M. Boggs, S. Sullivan, T.P. Beebe, Jr, "Quantitative Characterization of Catalyst Layer Degradation in PEM Fuel Cells by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy," Electrochimica Acta, 54:4025-4030, 2009.
  62. S. Arisetty, C. Jacob, A.K. Prasad, and S.G. Advani, "Regulating methanol feed concentration in direct methanol fuel cells using feedback from voltage measurements," Journal of Power Sources, 187:415-421, 2009.
  63. K. Palanichamy, S.G. Advani, and A.K. Prasad, "Thin-film Co-B catalyst templates for the hydrolysis of NaBH4 solution for hydrogen generation," Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 86:137-144, 2009.
  64. D. Spernjak, S.G. Advani, and A.K. Prasad, "Simultaneous Neutron and Optical Imaging in PEM Fuel Cells," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 156(1):B109-B117, 2009.
  65. K. Palanichamy, S.G. Advani, and A.K. Prasad, "Cobalt oxides as Co2B catalyst precursors for the hydrolysis of sodium borohydride solutions to generate hydrogen for PEM fuel cells," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 33(23):7095-7102, 2008.
  66. E.C. Weigert, S. Arisetty, S.G. Advani, A.K. Prasad, and J.G. Chen, "Electrochemical evaluation of Tungsten Monocarbide (WC) and Platinum-modified WC as alternative DMFC electrocatalysts," Journal of New Materials for Electrochemical Systems, 11:243-251, 2008.
  67. K. Palanichamy, T-H Yang, S.G. Advani, and A.K. Prasad, "Rotating ring-disc electrode (RRDE) investigation of borohydride electro-oxidation," Journal of Power Sources, 182(1):106-111, 2008.
  68. D. Brown, M. Alexander, D. Brunner, S.G. Advani, and A.K. Prasad, "Drive-Train Simulator for a Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle," Journal of Power Sources, 183:275-281, 2008.
  69. Zhang F.Y., Advani S.G., and Prasad A.K., "Performance of a metallic gas diffusion layer for PEM fuel cells," Journal of Power Sources, 176:293-298, 2008.
  70. Fresconi F.E., and Prasad A.K., "Convective dispersion during steady flow in the conducting airways of the human lung," ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 130(1):011015, 2008.
  71. Fresconi F.E., Wexler A.S., and Prasad A.K., "Transport profiles in the conducting airways of the human lung," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 51:5552-5561, 2008.
  72. Arisetty S., Advani S.G., and Prasad A.K., "Methanol diffusion rates through the anode diffusion layer in direct methanol fuel cells from limiting current measurements," Heat and Mass Transfer, 44(10):1199-1206, 2008.
  73. Spernjak D., Prasad A.K., and Advani S.G., "Experimental investigation of liquid water formation and transport in a transparent single-serpentine PEM fuel cell," Journal of Power Sources, 170:334-344, 2007.
  74. Feser J.P., Prasad A.K., and Advani S.G., "Particle Image Velocimetry measurements in a model PEMFC," ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology 4:328-335, 2007.
  75. Fresconi F.E., and Prasad A.K., "Secondary velocity fields in the conducting airways of the human lung," ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 129(5):722-732, 2007.
  76. Arisetty S., Prasad A.K., and Advani S.G., "Metal foams as flow field and gas diffusion layer in direct methanol fuel cells," Journal of Power Sources, 165:49-57, 2007.
  77. Zhang F.Y., Spernjak D., Prasad A.K., and Advani S.G., "In-situ characterization of the catalyst layer in a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 154(11):B1152-B1157, 2007.
  78. Shipman T.N., Prasad A.K., Davidson S.L., and Cohee D.R., "PIV evaluation of a novel oscillatory-flow flexible chamber mixer," Journal of Fluids Engineering, 129:179-187, 2007.
  79. Feser J.P., Prasad A.K., and Advani S.G., "Experimental characterization of in-plane permeability of gas diffusion layers," Journal of Power Sources, 162(2):1226-1231, 2006.
  80. Zhang F.Y., Prasad A.K., and Advani S.G., "Investigation of copper etching technique to fabricate metallic gas diffusion media," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 16:N23-N27, 2006.
  81. Cao Q., Sarkar K., and Prasad A.K., "Direct numerical simulations of three-layer viscosity-stratified flow," Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 84(5):548-557, 2006.
  82. Feser J.P., Prasad A.K., and Advani S.G., "On the relative influence of convection in serpentine flow fields of PEM fuel cells," Journal of Power Sources, 161:404-412, 2006.
  83. Chhabra S., Huq P., and Prasad A.K., "Characteristics of small vortices in a turbulent axisymmetric jet," Journal of Fluids Engineering, 128(3):439-445, 2006.
  84. Giroux M., Hwang P., Prasad A.K., "Controlled particle dispersion: applying vortical flow to optimize nasal drug deposition," Drug Delivery Technology, 5:44-49, 2005.
  85. Chhabra S., Shipman T.N., and Prasad A.K., "The entrainment behavior of a turbulent axisymmetric jet in a viscous host," Experiments in Fluids, 38:70-79, 2005.
  86. Agrawal A., Boersma B.J., and Prasad A.K., "A numerical investigation of off-source buoyancy-induced acceleration in a turbulent axisymmetric jet," Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, 73:277-305, 2004.
  87. Cao Q., Sarkar K., and Prasad A.K., "Direct numerical simulations of two-layer viscosity-stratified flow," International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 30:1485-1508, 2004.
  88. Agrawal A., and Prasad A.K., "Evolution of a turbulent jet subjected to volumetric heating," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 511:95-123, 2004.
  89. Agrawal A., Sreenivas K.R., and Prasad A.K., "Velocity and temperature measurements is an axisymmetric jet with cloud-like off-source heating," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 47:1433-1444, 2004.
  90. Cao Q., Ventresca A., Sreenivas K.R., and Prasad A.K., "Instability due to viscosity stratification downstream of a center-line injector," Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 81(5):913-922, 2003.
  91. Fresconi F., Wexler A.S., and Prasad A.K., "Expiration flow in a symmetric bifurcation," Experiments in Fluids, 35(5):493-501, 2003.
  92. Agrawal A., and Prasad A.K., "Integral solutions for the flow profiles of turbulent jets, plumes and wakes," Journal of Fluids Engineering, 125(5):813-822, 2003.
  93. Agrawal A., and Prasad A.K., "Measurements within vortex cores in a turbulent jet," Journal of Fluids Engineering, 125(3):561-568, 2003.
  94. Ventresca A., Cao Q., and Prasad A.K., "The influence of viscosity ratio on mixing effectiveness in a two-fluid laminar motionless mixer," (Special Issue on Mixing) Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 80(4):614-621, 2002.
  95. Agrawal A., and Prasad A.K., "Organizational modes of vortices in an axisymmetric turbulent jet," Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, 68(4):359-377, 2002.
  96. Agrawal A., and Prasad A.K., "Properties of vortices in the self-similar turbulent jet," Experiments in Fluids, 33:565-577, 2002.
  97. Kelly J.T., Prasad A.K., and Wexler A.S., "Detailed Flow Patterns in the Nasal Cavity," Journal of Applied Physiology, 89(1):323-337, 2000.
  98. Prasad A.K., "Stereoscopic Particle Image Velocimetry," (Invited Review Paper), Experiments in Fluids, 29(2):103-116, 2000.
  99. Sreenivas K.R., and Prasad A.K., "A Vortex-Dynamics Model for Entrainment in Jets and Plumes," Physics of Fluids, 12(8):2101-2107, 2000.
  100. Prasad A.K., "Particle Image Velocimetry," (Invited Review Paper), Current Science, 79(1):101-110, 2000.
  101. Hopkins L.M., Kelly J.T., Wexler A.S., and Prasad A.K., "PIV Measurements in Complex Geometries," Experiments in Fluids, 29(1):91-95, 2000.
  102. Akonur A., and Prasad A.K., "Methodology and Implementation of Bubble Image Barometry," Measurement Science and Technology, 11(4):398-405, 2000.
  103. Prasad A.K., "Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Non-Penetrative Thermal Convection," Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A, Applications, 35:451-466, 1999.
  104. Dubin M.J., Magram G., and Prasad A.K., "Intracranial Pressure Waveform Analysis: Computation of Pressure Transmission and Waveform Shape Indicators," Neurological Research, 20:533-541, 1998.
  105. Shome B., Santare M.H., Wang L-P, Prasad A.K., Szeri A.Z., and Roberts D., "Modeling of Airflow in the Nasopharynx with Application to Sleep Apnea," ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 120:416-422, 1998.
  106. Zang W-J, and Prasad A.K., "Performance Evaluation of a Scheimpflug Stereocamera for Particle Image Velocimetry," Applied Optics, 36(33):8738-8744, 1997.
  107. Prasad A.K., "Derivation of Rayleigh Number for Nonpenetrative Thermal Convection," Journal of Heat Transfer, 119:180-183, 1997.
  108. Prasad A.K., and Koseff J.R., "Combined Forced and Natural Convection Heat Transfer in a Deep Lid-Driven Cavity Flow," International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 17:460-467, 1996.
  109. Prasad A.K., and Gonuguntla P.V., "Turbulence Measurements in Non-Penetrative Thermal Convection," Physics of Fluids, 8(9):2460-2470, 1996.
  110. Boillot A., and Prasad A.K., "Optimization Procedure for Pulse Separation in Cross-Correlation PIV," Experiments in Fluids, 21:87-93, 1996.
  111. Prasad A.K., and Jensen K., "Scheimpflug Stereocamera for Particle Image Velocimetry in Liquids," Applied Optics, 34:7092-7099, 1995.
  112. Prasad A.K., and Adrian R.J., "Stereoscopic Particle Image Velocimetry Applied to Liquid Flows," Experiments in Fluids, 15:49-60, 1993.
  113. Meinhart C.D., Prasad A. K., and Adrian R.J., "Parallel Digital Processor System for Particle Image Velocimetry," Measurement Science and Technology, 4:619-626, 1993.
  114. Prasad A.K., Adrian R.J., Landreth C.C., and Offutt P.W., "Effect of Resolution on the Speed and Accuracy of Particle Image Velocimetry Interrogations," Experiments in Fluids, 13(2-3):105-116, 1992.
  115. Koseff J.R., Prasad A.K., Perng C.Y., and Street R.L., "Complex Cavities: Are Two Dimensions Sufficient for Computation," Physics of Fluids A, 2(4):619-622, 1990.
  116. Prasad A.K. and Koseff J.R., "Reynolds Number and End-Wall Effects on a Lid-Driven Cavity Flow," Physics of Fluids A, 1(2):208-218, 1989. Lid-driven cavity velocity data
  117. Prasad A.K. and Sengupta S., "Nusselt Number and Melt-Time Correlations for Melting Inside a Horizontal Cylinder Subjected to an Isothermal Wall Temperature Condition," ASME Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 110(4):340-345, 1988.
  118. Prasad A.K. and Sengupta S., "Numerical Investigation of Melting Inside a Horizontal Cylinder Including the Effects of Natural Convection," ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 109(3):803-806, 1987.

CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS/ABSTRACTS

2017

1.      Wang L, Advani SG, Prasad AK, "Self-Healing Composite Membrane for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Applications," to be presented at the 232nd ECS Meeting, National Harbor, MD, October 1-6, 2017.

2.      Zheng W, Wang L, Giles SA, Yan Y, Prasad AK, and Vlachos DG, "Durable, Self-Hydrating, Tungsten Carbide-Based Composite Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells," to be presented at the 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting (Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division), Minneapolis, MN, October 29-November 3, 2017.

3.      Baker AM, Babu SK, Mukundan R, Advani SG, Prasad AK, Spernjak D, Borup RL "Ce ion mobility and diffusivity coefficients in operating PEFCs," to be presented at the 232nd ECS Meeting, National Harbor, MD, October 1-6, 2017.

 

2016

1.      Wang L, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Self-healing composite membranes for fuel cell applications," to be presented at the TechConnect World Innovation Conference, Washington DC, May 22-25, 2016.

2015

1.      Baker AM, Torraco D, Judge EJ, Spernjak D, Mukundan R, Borup RL, Advani SG, Prasad AK, "The effects of relative humidity and compression on cerium migration in PEM fuel cells," presented at the 228th ECS Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, October 11-16, 2015.

2.      Zheng W, Wang L, Prasad AK, Advani SG, Vlachos DG, "Nano Tungsten Carbide Catalysts for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells," presented at the 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 8-13, 2015.

3.      Lindemer MD, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "A model for hydrogen production via the heterogeneous hydrolysis of Zn vapor under a temperature gradient," presented at the 2015 ASME Power and Energy Conference, San Diego, CA, June 28-July 2, 2015.

2013

1.      Attia PM, Lewis MR, Bomberger CC, Prasad AK, Zide JMO, "Thermoelectric power generation in dynamic temperature environments," American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Student Conference, San Francisco, CA, November 1-5, 2013.

2.      Prasad AK, "Carbon nanotube/polymer electrolyte composite membranes for fuel cells," presented at the Tsinghua-UD Workshop on Nanotechnology for Energy and Environment, Shenzhen, China, January 9-12, 2013.

3.      Lewis MR, Attia PM, Bomberger CC, Prasad AK, Zide JMO, "Thermoelectric power generation in a dynamic temperature environment," presented at the 55th Electronic Materials Conference, South Bend, Indiana, June 26-28, 2013.

4.      Wang L, Prasad AK, and Advani SG, "Self-humidifying reinforced membrane based on Pt/CeO2 and Nafion with improved lifetime," to be presented at the 224th ECS Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 27 - November 1, 2013.

2012

1.      Cetinbas FC, Prasad AK, and Advani SG, "Modeling the effect of discrete distributions of Platinum particles in the PEM fuel cell catalyst layer," presented at the COMSOL Conference, Boston, October 3 - 5, 2012.

2.      Whiteman ZS, Bubna P, Prasad AK, and Ogunnaike BA, "Design, analysis, operation and control of a photovoltaic/PEM fuel cell/NiCd battery hybrid renewable energy system (HRES) for urban transit applications," presented at the Annual AIChE Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 28-November 2, 2012.

2011

1.      Shen W, McNealy BE, Prasad AK, and Hertz J, "A two-electrolyte hybrid polymer fuel cell," in Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Solid State Ionics, Warsaw, Poland, July 3-8, 2011.

2.      Lindemer M, Koepf E, Advani SG, and Prasad AK, "Visualization and characterization of auxiliary vortex flow in a novel, axisymmetric solar thermal reactor," in Proceedings of ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Denver, Colorado, November 11-17, 2011.

3.      Wang L, Prasad AK, and Advani SG, "Freeze/Thaw Durability Study of MWCNTs/Nafion Reinforced Membranes," presented at the 2011 Fuel Cell Seminar & Exposition, Orlando, Florida, October 31-November 3, 2011.

4.      Koepf E, Advani SG, Prasad AK, "Design of a novel high temperature solar thermochemical reactor for solar-fuels production by gravity fed thermal reduction of solids: Case study - ZnO powder," in Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability ASME ES2011, Washington DC, August 7-10, 2011.

2010

1.      Shen W, Zhang FY, Prasad AK, Hertz J, "Non-Flooding Hybrid Polymer Fuel Cell," to be presented at the 218th ECS Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 10-15, 2010.

2.      Chhabra S, and Prasad AK, "Effect of geometric and dynamic parameters on fluid flow and particle dispersion in human lung acini," presented at the 16th US National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (USNCTAM), University Park, PA, June 27 - July 2, 2010.

2009

3.      Bajpai M, Brunner D, Prasad AK, and Advani SG, "Exergy analysis of a hydrogen powered vehicle," presented at the ASME 7th International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering & Technology Conference, Newport Beach, California, June 8 -10, 2009.

4.      Arisetty S, Krewer U, Prasad AK, and Advani SG, "Cathode overpotential: Kinetics and mass transfer," presented at the ASME 7th International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering & Technology Conference, Newport Beach, California, June 8 -10, 2009.

5.      Chhabra S, and Prasad AK, "Effect of geometric and dynamic parameters on fluid flow and particle dispersion in human lung acini," presented at the 2009 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA, June 17 - 21, 2009.

2008

6.      P. Bubna, D. Brunner, S.G. Advani, A.K. Prasad, "The University of Delaware Fuel Cell Bus Program," presented at the EDTA Conference & Exposition 2008, Washington DC, December 2-4, 2008.

7.      A.K. Prasad, "Optimal spacing of wind turbines in an off-shore array," presented at the AWEA Offshore Wind Power Workshop, Wilmington, Delaware, September 9-10, 2008.

8.      D. Brunner, D. Brown, S.G. Advani, A.K. Prasad, "Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Battery Hybrid Bus," Federal Transit Administration Poster Session, Austin, TX, May 6, 2008.

9.      F.Y. Zhang, S.G. Advani, A.K. Prasad, M. Boggs, S. Sullivan, T.P. Beebe, Jr., "Degradation Investigation of Catalyst Layer in PEM Fuel Cells Using XPS," presented at the Gordon Research Conference, July 20-25, 2008, Smithfield, RI.

10.  F.Y. Zhang, S.G. Advani, A.K. Prasad, "Developments and Challenges of Novel Metallic Gas Diffusion Layer," presented at the Gordon Research Conference, July 20-25, 2008, Smithfield, RI.

11.  F.Y. Zhang, S.G. Advani, A.K. Prasad, M. Boggs, S. Sullivan, T.P. Beebe, Jr., "Quantitative Characterization of PEM Fuel Cell Catalyst Layers using XPS," 8th Annual ACS-Delaware Section Meeting, Newark, DE, April 30, 2008 (won First Place).

12.  S. Chhabra and A.K. Prasad, "Fluid flow and particle dispersion in acini during asynchronous ventilation," presented at the ASME 2008 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Marco Island, FL, June 25-29, 2008.

13.  S. Arisetty, S.G. Advani and A.K. Prasad, "Optimal methanol feed concentration for direct methanol fuel cells using feedback from voltage measurements," presented at the 6th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, Denver, CO, June 16-18, 2008.

14.  D. Spernjak, S.G. Advani and A.K. Prasad, "Experimental Comparison of Water Dynamics in PEM Fuel Cells with Different Flow Fields using Simultaneous Neutron and Optical Imaging," presented at the 6th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, Denver, CO, June 16-18, 2008.

15.  K. Palanichamy, S.G. Advani and A.K. Prasad, "Composite Membranes for Freeze-Tolerant Operation of PEM Fuel Cells," presented at the 213th ECS Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, May 18-22, 2008.

2007

16.  Chhabra S., and Prasad A.K., "Effect of phase lag on fluid flow and particle dispersion in a single human alveolus," presented at the 60th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 18-20, 2007.

17.  Arisetty S., Advani S.G., and Prasad A.K., "Optimal methanol feed concentration in DMFCs using feedback from crossover measurements," presented at the 212th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Washington, DC, October 7-12, 2007.

18.  Spernjak D., Advani S.G., and Prasad A.K., "Investigation of Water Dynamics in an Operational PEM Fuel Cell Using Simultaneous Optical and Neutron Imaging," presented at the 212th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Washington, DC, October 7-12, 2007.

19.  Zhang F.Y., Prasad A.K., and Advani S.G., "Development of a Novel Metallic Gas Diffusion Layer for Fuel Cells," Fuel Cell Seminar, San Antonio, TX, October 15-19, 2007.

20.  Brunner D., Brown D., Sanderson C., Prasad A.K., Advani S.G., "Hydrogen fuel cell battery hybrid bus," presented at the Federal Transit Administration's Annual Electric Drive Bus Technology Poster Session, Nashville, TN, May 9, 2007.

21.  Fresconi F.E., Prasad A.K., "Flow and convective dispersion in the conductive airways of the human lung," to be presented at the ASME 2007 Summer Bioengineering Conference (SBC2007) June 20-24, Keystone, Colorado.

22.  Chhabra S., Prasad A.K., "Fluid and particle transport in an in-vitro model of an expanding/contracting human alveolus," to be presented at the ASME 2007 Summer Bioengineering Conference (SBC2007) June 20-24, Keystone, Colorado.

23.  Spernjak D., Prasad A.K., Advani S.G., "Simultaneous neutron imaging and direct visualization of water dynamics in a PEM fuel cell," to be presented at the ASME The Fifth International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, June 18-20, 2007, Brooklyn, New York.

24.  Zhang F.Y., Advani S.G., Prasad A.K., "Experimental investigation of catalyst layer in PEM fuel cells by XPS and micro visualization," to be presented at the ASME The Fifth International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, June 18-20, 2007, Brooklyn, New York.

25.  Brown D., Brunner D., Alexander M., Advani S.G., Prasad A.K., "Simulation and optimization of a PEM fuel cell hybrid transit bus on the University of Delaware Campus," to be presented at the ASME The Fifth International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, June 18-20, 2007, Brooklyn, New York.

26.  Arisetty S., Spernjak D., Prasad A.K., Advani S.G., "Water and methanol crossover in Direct Methanol Fuel Cells," to be presented at the ASME The Fifth International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, June 18-20, 2007, Brooklyn, New York.

2006

27.  Chhabra S., and Prasad A.K., "Measurement of flow and dispersion in an in-vitro model of a single human alveolus," to be presented at the 59th APS/DFD Annual Meeting, November 19-21, 2006, Tampa Bay, Florida.

28.  Arisetty S., Advani S.G., Prasad A.K., "Direct Methanol Fuel Cell for Multifunctional Composites," to be presented at the 2006 Fuel Cell Seminar, November 13-17, 2006, Honolulu, Hawaii.

29.  Zhang F.Y., Spernjak S., Advani S.G., Prasad A.K., "In-situ micro/nano transport characterization on catalyst layer in MEA of a PEM fuel cell," to be presented at the 2006 Fuel Cell Seminar, November 13-17, 2006, Honolulu, Hawaii.

30.  Spernjak D., Advani S.G., Prasad A.K., "Experimental investigation of liquid water formation and transport in a transparent single-serpentine PEM fuel cell," presented at the Fourth International ASME Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, June 19-21, 2006, Irvine CA.

31.  Chhabra S., and Prasad A.K., "Flow measurement in an in-vitro oscillatory model of a single human alveolus," presented at the 2006 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 21-25, Amelia Island, FL.

32.  Chhabra S., and Prasad A.K., "Flow measurement in an in-vitro model of a single human alveolus," presented at the 2006 APS March Meeting, March 13 - 17, 2006, Baltimore, MD.

33.  Fresconi F.E., and Prasad A.K., "Measurement of flow patterns and dispersion in the human airways," presented at the 2006 APS March Meeting, March 13 - 17, 2006, Baltimore, MD.

2005

34.  Fresconi F.E., and Prasad A.K., "Modeling and measurements of dispersion in a multi-generational model of the human airways," 58th APS/DFD Annual Meeting, November 20 - 22, 2005, Chicago, IL.

35.  Feser J.P., Prasad A.K., Advani S.G., "In plane permeability measurements for gas diffusion layers," in Proceedings of FUELCELL2005: Third International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, May 23-25, 2005 Ypsilanti, MI.

36.  Spernjak D., Advani S.G., Prasad A.K., "Experimental investigation of liquid water formation and transport in a transparent polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell," presented at the 2005 Fuel Cell Seminar, Nov. 14 - 18, 2005, Palm Springs, CA.

2004

37.  Fresconi F., and Prasad A.K., "In-vitro study of mixing and dispersion in the upper respiratory airway," presented at the 57th APS/DFD Annual Meeting, November 21-23, 2004, Seattle, WA.

38.  Shipman N.T., Davidson S., Cohee D., and Prasad A.K., "Evaluation of mixing efficiency of a novel oscillatory flow mixer," to be presented at the 57th APS/DFD Annual Meeting, November 21-23, 2004, Seattle, WA.

39.  Chhabra S., Shipman N.T., and Prasad A.K., "Effect of viscosity stratification on entrainment in a turbulent axisymmetric jet," to be presented at the 57th APS/DFD Annual Meeting, November 21-23, 2004, Seattle, WA.

40.  Cao Q., Sarkar K., and Prasad A.K., "Front-tracking simulations of two- and three-layer viscosity-stratified flows," to be presented at the 57th APS/DFD Annual Meeting, November 21-23, 2004, Seattle, WA.

2003

41.  Fresconi F., and Prasad A.K., "Experimental Study of Flow in a Bifurcation," presented at the 56th APS/DFD Annual Meeting, November 23-25, 2003, East Rutherford, NJ.

42.  Agrawal A., and Prasad A.K., "Characteristics of cumulus cloud entrainment: experimental and numerical results," presented at the 5th Euromech Fluid Mechanics Conference, Toulouse, France, August 24-28, 2003.

43.  Agrawal A., Boersma B.J., and Prasad A.K., "Direct numerical simulations of a volumetrically heated jet," (invited talk) presented at the Symposium "Advances in Fluid Mechanics" in honor of Professor R. Narasimha's 70th birthday, Bangalore, India, July 24-25 2003.

2001

44.  Agrawal A., and Prasad A.K., "Properties of large structures in the far-field of a turbulent axisymmetric jet," presented at the 4th International Symposium on PIV, Goettingen, Germany, September 17-19, 2001.

45.  Agrawal A., and Prasad A.K., "A laboratory analogue for cloud entrainment: velocity and temperature measurements in a volumetrically heated jet," to be presented at the 2nd Turbulent Shear Flow Phenomena Conference, Stockholm, June 27-29, 2001.

2000

46.  Prasad A.K., and Agrawal A., "Measurements in an Axisymmetric Jet with Cloud-like Off-source Heating," presented at the 53rd APS/DFD Meeting, November 19-21, Washington, DC, 2000.

47.  Agrawal A., Sreenivas K.R., and Prasad A.K., " Effect of Off-source Volumetric Heating on Entrainment in a Downward Jet," presented at the 53rd APS/DFD Meeting, November 19-21, Washington, DC, 2000.

48.  Cao Q., Ventresca A., and Prasad A.K., "Instabilities during centerline injection of a lower viscosity fluid into a higher viscosity miscible coflow," to be presented at the 53rd APS/DFD Meeting, November 19-21, Washington, DC, 2000.

49.  Ventresca A., Cao Q., and Prasad A.K., "Characterization of mixing in a laminar motionless mixer," to be presented at the 53rd APS/DFD Meeting, November 19-21, Washington, DC, 2000.

1999

50.  Califano A., Westerweel J., and Prasad A.K., "Effect of an accelerating coflow on a turbulent jet," presented at the 52nd APS/DFD Meeting, November 21-23, New Orleans, 1999.

1998

51.  Kelly J., Hopkins L., Sreenivas K.R., Wexler A.S., Prasad A.K., "Particle Image Velocimetry Measurements inside the Human Nasal Passage," presented at 51st APS/DFD Meeting, November 22-24, Philadelphia, 1998.

52.  Sullivan P.M., Sreenivas K.R., and Prasad A.K., "Experimental Study of Vortex Ring Subjected to Volumetric Heating," presented at 51st APS/DFD Meeting, November 22-24, Philadelphia, 1998.

53.  Sreenivas K.R., and Prasad A.K., "Vortex-Dynamics Based Model for Entrainment in Jets and Plumes," presented at 51st APS/DFD Meeting, November 22-24, Philadelphia, 1998.

1997

54.  Prasad A.K., "Persistence of Mean Flows in Turbulent Non-Penetrative Thermal Convection," presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, San Francisco, November 23-25, 1997.

1996

55.  Akonur A., and Prasad A.K., "Determination of Pressure Using Air Bubbles in PIV Applications," presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Syracuse, November 24-26, 1996.

56.  Prasad A.K., and Zang W.J., "Performance Evaluation of a Scheimpflug Stereocamera for PIV," presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Syracuse, November 24-26, 1996.

57.  Shome B., Wang L-P, Santare M.H., Szeri A.Z., Prasad A.K., and Roberts D., "Three-Dimensional Numerical Simulation of Airflow in Nasopharynx," presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Syracuse, November 24-26, 1996.

1995

58.  Prasad A.K., "Effect of Aspect Ratio on Mean Flows in Turbulent Thermal Convection," presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Irvine, November 19-21, 1995.

1994

59.  Prasad A.K., Gonuguntla P.V., and Adrian R.J., "Turbulence Measurements in Non-Penetrative Thermal Convection," presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Atlanta, November 20-22, 1994.

60.  Kaushal S.K., and Prasad A.K., "Experimental Investigation of Visco-Elastic Entry Flow In A Planar Contraction Using Particle Image Velocimetry," presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the Society of Rheology, Philadelphia, October 2-6, 1994.

61.  Prasad A.K., and Kaushal S., "PIV Investigation of Visco-Elastic Entry Flow in a Planar Contraction," presented at the 12th U.S. National Congress of Applied Mechanics, Seattle, June 26 - July 1, 1994.

62.  Prasad A.K., and Krishnamurthy A., "Goertler Vortex Studies Using Particle Image Velocimetry," presented at the 12th U.S. National Congress of Applied Mechanics, Seattle, June 26 - July 1, 1994.

1993

63.  Prasad A. K. and Adrian R. J., "Investigation of Non-Penetrative Convection using Stereoscopic Particle Image Velocimetry," in Optical Diagnostics in Fluid and Thermal Flow, Soyoung S. Cha, James D. Trolinger, Editors, Proc. SPIE 2005, pp. 667-682, 1993.

1992

64.  Prasad A.K., and Adrian R.J., "Stereoscopic Particle Image Velocimetry Applied to Liquid Flows," presented at the Sixth Int. Symp. on Applications of Laser Techniques to Fluid Mech., Lisbon, July 20-23, 1992.

65.  Meinhart C.D., Prasad A.K., and Adrian R.J., "Parallel Digital Processor for Particle Image Velocimetry," presented at the Sixth Int. Symp. on Applications of Laser Techniques to Fluid Mech., Lisbon, July 20-23, 1992.

1990

66.  Prasad A.K., Adrian R.J., Landreth C.C., and Offutt P.W., "Effects of Resolution on the Accuracy and Speed of Particle Image Velocimetry Interrogations," Proc. of Twelfth Symp. on Turbulence, X.B. Reed, Ed., Univ. of Missouri-Rolla, September 24-26, 1990, pp. B-14.

1989

67.  Prasad A.K., and Koseff J.R., "Combined Forced and Natural Convection Heat Transfer in a 'Deep' Lid-Driven Cavity Flow," in Heat Transfer in Convective Flows, ASME HTD- Vol. 107, R.K. Shah, Ed., NY, 1989, pp. 155-162. Presented at the 26th ASME-AIChE National Heat Transfer Conference, Philadelphia, August 5-9, 1989.

1988

68.  Prasad A.K., Perng C-Y and Koseff J.R., "Some Observations on the Effects of Longitudinal Vortices on a Lid-Driven Cavity Flow," in A Collection of Technical Papers, Part 1, pp. 288-295. Presented at the AIAA/ASME/SIAM/APS 1st National Fluid Dynamics Congress, Cincinnati, Ohio, July, 1988.

1987

69.  Jiang J-Y, Prasad A.K., Koseff J.R., Cheung T.K., Street R.L. and Klotz S.P., "Can Reliable Phase Measurements be made by Laser-Doppler Anemometry?" in Third International Symposium on Laser Anemometry, ASME FED- Vol. 55, A. Dybbs, F. Ali and G. Morrison, Ed., NY, 1987, pp. 59-62. Presented at the Winter Annual Meeting of the ASME, Boston, Massachusetts, December, 1987.

70.  Prasad A.K. and Sengupta S., "Nusselt Number and Melt-Time Correlations for Melting Inside a Horizontal Cylinder Subjected to an Isothermal Wall Temperature Condition," in Solar Energy Technology, ASME SED- Vol. 4, L.M. Murphy, H.M. Guven and P. Lowrey, Ed., NY, 1987, pp. 85-89. Presented at the Winter Annual Meeting of the ASME, Boston, Massachusetts, December, 1987.

SOCIETIES

  • Sigma Xi, Stanford University Chapter
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • American Physical Society
  • American Society of Engineering Education

 

CURRENT ASSIGNED DUTIES

  • Director, UD Center for Fuel Cell Research
  • Steering Committee of the UD Energy Institute
  • UD Energy Institute Director Search Committee
  • Executive Committee of the Delaware Center for Transportation
  • Department Strategic Planning Committee
  • University Sustainability Task Force
  • University Academic and Student Affairs Council
  • Departmental Graduate Committee