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The University of Akron Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Akron

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Dr. Minel Braun



Dr. Minel Braun
 

Dr. Minel Braun
Professor

Phone: 330.972.7734
Fax: 330.972.6027
Office: ASEC 325
E-mail: mbraun@uakron.edu


 Education

Diploma (Engineering), Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest, 1970.
M.S. (Mechanical Engineering), Carnegie-Mellon University, 1974.
Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering), Carnegie-Mellon University, 1978.


 Experience

Collateral faculty, Ohio Aerospace Institute, 1990-present.
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron, 1989-present.
Associate professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron, 1984-88.
Assistant professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron, 1980-83.
Faculty fellow, NASA (Cleveland, Ohio), summers 1981-84.
Design engineer, Design Institute for the Chemical Industry, 1971.


 Professional and Honorary Societies

Member: ASME, 1988-present.


 Honors and Awards

H.H. Jeffcott Award for the outstanding conference paper "Numerical and Analytical Study of Fluid Dynamic Forces in Seals and Bearings," 11th Biennial ASME Design Engineering Division, conference on vibration and noise, Boston, 1987.

NASA certificate of recognition for "Seals for Cryogenic Turbomachines," 1988.

NASA certificate of recognition for "Designing Ceramic Coating," 1988.

Best paper award, second place: "Flow Measurement With Nonintrusive Machine Vision," Instrument Society of America, Automatic Control Systems Division, 1989.


 Research and Professional Activities

Two-phase flow and heat transfer, lubrication and bearing technology, image processing, non-intrusive measurements, and energy storage.

Consultant: Babcock & Wilcox Company, 1981-1985.

Associate editor: ASME Journal of Tribology, 1990.


 
 

The University of Akron
Mechanical Engineering Department
ASEC, Rm. 101.
Akron, Ohio 44325-3903
Department Office: (330) 972-7672
Department Fax: (330) 972-6027
Office Location: ASEC 101
Email: smeier@uakron.edu
Department Chair: Dr. Celal Batur
 

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