DR. S. NETI, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 18015

Voice (610) 758-4117 FAX (610) 974-6466 Internet / e-mail: sn01@lehigh.edu

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Ph.D. (Mech. Engg.) University of Kentucky; M.S. (Mech. Engg.) University of Kentucky; B.E. (Mech. Engg.) Osmania University, India.

Professional Positions:

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Lehigh University.

Research Associate, Harwell Laboratory, Harwell, Oxfordshire,

Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College, Oxford University, England.

NASA-ASEE Faculty Fellow, NASA-Ames Research Center, CA.

Technical Expertise & Research Interests:

Laser velocimetry and laser diagnostic instrumentation, Advances in computational methods for flow and heat transfer, Two phase flow and heat transfer, Heat and mass transfer in desiccants, Power plant performance measurement, Transport processes in micro channels, Non-Newtonian flow and heat transfer.

Consulting :

Leeds & Northrup Inc., P.P.&L., Babcock and Wilcox, SI Handling Systems, Buckeye Pipe Co., GPU, Congoleium Corp., Sperry Corp., Consolidated Edison, ICC Technologies, and others.

Publication sampler:

"Combined Hydrodynamic and Thermal Development in a Square Duct", (with R. Eichhorn), Numerical Heat Transfer , Vol. 6, pp. 497-510, 1983.

"Laminar Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop in a Rectangular Duct Rotating About a Parallel Axis", (with E. Levy*, G. Brown, F. Bayat, and V. Kadambi), Journal of Heat Transfer , Vol. 108, p. 350, 1986.

"Fiber-Optic Liquid Contact Measurements in Pool Boiling, (with T. J. Butrie and J. Chen), Review of Scientific Instruments , Vol. 57, pp. 3043-3047, 1986.

"Parametric Trends for Post-CHF Heat Transfer in Rod Bundles" (with C. Unal*, K. Tuzla, O. Badr and J. Chen), Journal of Heat Transfer , Vol. 110, p721, 1988.

"Computation of Laminar Heat Transfer in Rotating Rectangular Ducts", (with A.S. Warnock, E. K. Levy and K. S. Kannan), J. of Heat Transfer , Vol. 107, pp. 575-582, 1985.

"Raman Scattering Temperature Measurements for Water Vapor in Non-equilibrium Dispersed Two-Phase Flow", (with C. M. Anastasia, W. Smith, and J. Chen), J. Raman Spectroscopy , Vol. 18, p. 333, 1987.

"Convective Boiling in Rod Bundle: Transverse Variation of Vapor Superheat Temperature under Stabilized Post-CHF conditions", (with C. Unal*, K. Tuzla, O. Badr, and J. Chen), Int. J. Heat & Mass Trans. , Vol. 34, pp. 1695-1706, 1991.

"Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Two-Phase Flows", (with O. Mohamed), Int. J. Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 11, pp. 204-213, 1990.

Society Memberships and Listings:

Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and Sigma Xi.

Listed in Who's Who in the East, and Who's Who in the World.