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Research

Current Research

  • Work supporting the NSF I/UCRC-sponsored Center for Energy Smart Electronic Systems
    • A Model for Droplet Impingement on a Heated Flat Plate Based on First Principals with Experimental Validation
    • Transient, Two phase Flow and Heat Transfer for a Cross-flow Heat Exchanger with Application to Data Center
    • Extension of Transient, Two phase Flow and Heat Transfer for a Cross-flow Heat Exchanger to Two Phase Cold Plates for On-Chip Cooling
  • Experiments and Scalability Assessment for a Combined Solar PV and Food-Source (Agrivoltaic) Test Bed

Grants

National Science Foundation, with C. Li, “Constructal Theory after 20 Years of Exploration and what the Future Holds,” 2017, $49,900.

Collaborations

  • Franklin Institute, Philadelphia PA on “Education Initiative on Constructal Theory"
  • Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
  • Materials Research & Design, Wayne, PA
Dr. Jerry Jones

Dr. G. F. “Jerry” Jones
Sr. Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Gerard.Jones@villanova.edu

(610) 519-4985