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Ethan Languri, Ph.D.

Name:

Ethan  Languri, Ph.D., P.E.

Title:

Assistant Professor & Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) Director

Department:

Mechanical Engineering

Email Address:

elanguri@tntech.edu

Phone:

(931) 372-6790

Office:

BRWN 240

Educational Background

  • Postdoc Fellow, Texas A&M University, 2012

  • Postdoc Fellow, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2011

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2011

  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Noshirvani University of Technology, 2007

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Noshirvani University of Technology, 2005

  • Professional Engineer (PE), State of Tennessee, obtained 2018

  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Association for Energy Engineers, obtained 2021

Professional Appointments

  • 2021 – present, Director, Industrial Assessment Center, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN
  • 2014 – present, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN
  • 2019,  Visiting Faculty, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN
  • 2015 – 2021, Associate Director, Industrial Assessment Center, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN
  • 2012 – 2014, Senior Mechanical Engineer, Applied Research Associates Inc., Panama City, FL

Teaching

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Design (ME4210)

Advanced Industrial Energy Efficiency (ME7970)

Energy Conversion and Conservation (ME4260/5260)

Transport in Porous Media (ME7010)

Numerical Heat Transfer (ME4730)

Advanced Thermodynamics (ME6210)

Conduction Heat Transfer (ME6010)

Thermal Design (ME4720)

Heat Transfer (ME3710)

FE Review 

Synergistic Activities

  • Organizing Committee Nano Boston, Boston, MA, 2021– present.
  • Associate Editor, Heat Transfer Engineering, Taylor and Francis, 2018-2021.
  • Editorial Board, American Journal of Physics and Applications, 2017-present.
  • International Advisory Board, International Journal of Thermal Science, 2008-present.
  • Editorial Board Member, Heat and Mass Transfer Research Journal (HMTRJ), 2015-present.
  • Topic Organizer and Session Chair, 5th and 6th Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference, 2021, Virtual Conference.
  • Topic Organizer and Session Chair, Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference, March 2018, Orlando, FL, USA.
  • Topic Organizer and Session Chair, Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference, August 2017, Las Vegas, NV, USA.
  • Session Co-Organizer, ASME Power and Energy Conference, June 2016, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. 
  • Session Chair, First Thermal and Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, August 2015, New York, NY, USA.
  • Conference Committee Member, World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society, 2012.

Selected Awards

  • Wings Up 100 Research Award, 2021, Tennessee Tech University, distinction of sponsored research achievement during a previous year.

  • 2021 IMECE NSF Student Research Award, Research Experience for Undergraduates, Second Place, Poster Competition, Zaro, Jaladi and Languri, 2021.

  • Best Poster Award, A Particular Nanodiamond Suspension for Thermal Management, Office of Research, Tennessee Tech University Research Day Poster Session, Roaden University Center, Cookeville, TN, April 2019.

  • Travel Grant, 2019 National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering CAREER Proposal Workshop, April 1-2, 2019, Washington, DC, USA.

  • Distinguished Researcher, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Tennessee Tech University Chapter, Cookeville, TN, USA, December 2018.

  • Industrial Assessment Center of Excellence Award, U. S. Department of Energy, Chicago, IL, USA, July 2018.

  • Best Poster Award, Thermal Management Using Diamond Nanofluids, Office of Research, Tennessee Tech University Research Day Poster Session, Roaden University Center, Cookeville, TN, April 2018.
  • Travel Grant, American Society of Thermo-Fluids Engineers, April 3-6, 2017, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

  • Kinslow Research Award, College of Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, February 23, 2017.

  • Travel Grant, Gordon Research Conference, Predominantly Undergraduate Institution Fund, 2017 Micro & Nanoscale Phase Change Heat Transfer GRC, December 29, 2016.

  • Best Paper Award, Eminence Awards Ceremony, College of Engineering, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN, April 26, 2016.

  • Chancellor's Award, University of Wisconsin, 2007–2011.

Selected Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers (2014-2019)

  • Mashali F., Languri E., Davidson J., Kerns D., Diamond nanofluids: Microstructural analysis and heat transfer study, Heat Transfer Engineering, Accepted, March 2019.
  • Mashali F., Languri E., Mirshekari G., Davidson J., Kerns D., Nanodiamond nanofluid microstructural and thermo-electrical characterization, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 101, February 2019, Pages 82-88.
  • Mashali F., Languri E., Davidson J., Kerns D., Johnson W., Nawaz K., Cunningham G., Thermo-physical properties of diamond nanofluids: A review, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 129 (2019) 1123–1135.
  • Esfahani M., Nunna M. MSc, Languri E., Nawaz K., Cunningham G., Experimental Study on Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop of In-House Synthesized Graphene Oxide Nanofluids, Heat Transfer Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/01457632.2018.1497001, July 2018.
  • Languri E., Rokni H., Alvarado J., Takabi B., Kong M., Heat transfer analysis of microencapsulated phase change material slurry flow in heated helical coils: A numerical and analytical study, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 118, March 2018, Pages 872-878.
  • Taherian H., Alvarado J., Languri E., Enhanced Thermophysical Properties of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Based Nanofluids. Part 1: Critical Review, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 82, Part 3, February 2018, Pages 4326-4336.
  • Taherian H., Alvarado J., Languri E., Enhanced Thermophysical Properties of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Based Nanofluids. Part 2: Experimental Verification, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 82, Part 3, February 2018, Pages 4337-4344.
  • Prabhu V., Languri E., Shelter Energy Use Reduction through Buoyancy-Driven Air Flow Manipulation: A Numerical and Experimental Study, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Volume 26, April 2018, Pages 37-46.
  • Bahraseman H., Languri E., A Numerical Modeling of Liquid-to-Vapor Phase Change inside a Porous Medium under Heat Localization, Heat Transfer Engineering, Volume 39, Issue 15, 2018.
  • Languri E., Babazadehrokni H., Flow of Microencapsulated Phase Change Material Slurry through Planar Spiral Coil, Heat Transfer Engineering, Volume 39, Issue 11, 2018.
  • Bahraseman H., East J., Languri, E., Fast Charging of Thermal Energy Storage Systems Enabled by Phase Change Materials Mixed with Expanded Graphite, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 109, pp. 1052–1058, 2017.
  • Esfahani M., Languri E., Energy Analysis of a Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchanger using Graphene Oxide Nanofluids, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Volume 83, (2017), pp. 100-106.
  • Esfahani M., Languri E., Nunna, M., Effect of Particle Size and Viscosity on Thermal Conductivity Enhancement of Graphene Oxide Nanofluid, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol 76, 2016, Pages 308–315.