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Michael Chen

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Michael Chen

Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
1520F Dow (Herbert H. Dow Building)
2300 Hayward
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136
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Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961
S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1957
B.S., University of Illinois (Urbana), 1955

Research Interests

Heat transfer and fluid mechanics, including fundamentals and manufacturing applications; buoyant and thermocapillary convection; multiphase flows; asymptotic, computational, and experimental methods; alloy solidification theory; laser processing; welding; spray forming; spray coating.

Major Funding Sources

United States Department of Energy; ARPA; Ford

Honors and Awards

Heat Transfer Memorial Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1990

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1983

National Heat Transfer Conference Best Paper Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers/AlChE, 1983