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Shooshtari, Amir

Shooshtari, Amir

Research Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Center for Environmental Energy Engineering
Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building
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BACKGROUND

 

Amir H. Shooshtari is a Research Professor in the Small and Smart Thermal Systems at the University of Maryland, College Park.  He received his Ph.D. in 2004 in Mechanical Engineering. Since 2005, he has been a member of research faculty at the University of Maryland.  His research interests include design and development of advanced thermofluid processes, electronic cooling, two-phase flow and fluid flow in porous media. Dr. Shooshtari is the author or co-author of over 20 publications in international journals and conferences. He is a member of ASHARE and ASME. He is recipient of ASHRAE Grant-in-aid Fellowship (2003–2004) and ASHRAE National Capital Chapter Scholarship Award (2003).

 

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