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Claus Borgnakke

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Claus Borgnakke

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

claus@umich.edu
2031 AL (W.E. Lay Auto Lab)
1231 Beal
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2133
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Phone: (734) 936-0432
Fax: (734) 746-4256

Degrees

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, 1977
M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, 1973

Research Interests

Combustion and turbulence modeling; engine combustion; pollutant formation; thermodynamic properties; diesel engine combustion; natural gas operation of diesels; compressible turbulence models; metal hydride heat pumps and hydrogen storage; refrigerant properties.

Major Funding Sources

U.S. Army/TACOM; Detroit Diesel Corporation

Honors and Awards

James Harry Potter Gold Medal , American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2009

Teaching Incentive Fund Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2002

Professor of the Term Award, Pi Tau Sigma, Fall 2001

Teaching Excellence Award, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, 2000/2001

Professor of the Year Award (College wide chapter, first ever recipient), Tau Beta Pi, Winter 1998

Professor of the Term Award, Pi Tau Sigma, Fall 1998

Professor of the Term Award, Pi Tau Sigma, Winter 1996

Horning Memorial Award for Best Paper, Society of Automotive Engineers, 1985

Research Incentive Award, Exxon Foundation, 1984

Summer Scholarship, Associated Western Universities, 1983

Ralph E. Teetor Award, Society of Automotive Engineers, 1981

Teaching

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