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Michael J. Kazmierczak, PhD

Dr. Michael J. Kazmierczak
Part-time Faculty

Office: 

RE-231

Phone: 

312.567.3175

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Education 

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1980
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1982
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1988

Expertise 

Heat conduction and convective heat transfer, in general, with special emphasis on solid-liquid phase change, thermal energy storage, thermoelectrics for heating and cooling, X-ray heating of biocrystals, high heat flux cooling, heat transfer augmentation, forced convection in microchannels, convective transport in porous media, electronic cooling, bio-heat transfer, transient natural convection, and double diffusion heat transfer.

Publications 

Kazmierczak, M. J., Krishnamoorthy, S., & Gupta, A. (2009). Experimental testing of a thermoelectric-based hydronic cooling and heating device with transient charging of sensible thermal energy storage water tank, Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, 1 (4), 041005.

Roday, A. P., & Kazmierczak, M. J. (2009). Analysis of phase-change in finite slabs subjected to convective boundary conditions: Part II – Freezing. Int. Rev. Chem. Eng., 1(1), 100-108.

Roday, A. P., & Kazmierczak, M. J. (2009). Melting and freezing in a finite slab due to a linearly decreasing free-stream temperature of a convective boundary condition. Thermal Science, 13(2), 141-153.

Kazmierczak, M. J., Krishnamoorthy, S., & Gupta, A. (2008). Experimental testing of a thermoelectric-based hydronic cooling and heating device with transient charging of sensible thermal energy storage water tank. ASME 2008 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 89-99.

Kazmierczak, M., Kumar, R., Gopalakrishnan, P., & Banerjee, R. (2008). Experimental measurement of thermal heating of millimeter sized spheres using IR imaging subjected to synchrotron X-ray beam with comparison to theoretical predictions. Journal of Heat Transfer, 129 (8), 936-936.

Banerjee, R. K., Zhu, L., Gopalakrishnan, P., & Kazmierczak, M. J. (2007). Influence of laser parameters on selective retinal treatment using single‐phase heat transfer analyses, Medical Physics, 34 (5), 1828-1841.