Expert in Solar Energy and Energy System Analysis
Expert wrote the version of F-Chart used by the California Energy Commission (CEC) to provide energy rebates to homeowners who install solar water heaters on their homes. He also wrote the photovoltaic system analysis program (PV Calculator) used by the CEC for energy rebates provided by the state of California.
He has been involved in consulting in energy systems with the following:
A. O. Smith, Milwaukee; U.S. Weather Bureau; Colorado State University; Wisconsin Protective Coating Corp; Jet Propulsion Lab, Pasadena, CA; U.S. Navy; Los Alamos Scientific Lab; National Science Foundation; National Bureau of Standards; DuPont; Energy Research and Development Administration; IBM; Owens-IL; Argonne Lab; Honeywell; Trane Co.; Research Products; AiResearch; Boeing; MASEC; Lawrence Livermore Lab; CDC; ALCOA; Thermo-Electron
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Miami, Florida - Hialeah, Florida - Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Hollywood, Florida - Pembroke Pines, Florida - Port Saint Lucie, Florida - Miami Beach, Florida - West Palm Beach, Florida - Pompano Beach, Florida - Boca Raton, Florida
|Year: 1964||Degree: PhD||Subject: Mechanical Engineering||Institution: University of Michigan|
|Year: 1960||Degree: MS||Subject: Mechanical Engineering||Institution: University of Michigan|
|Year: 1958||Degree: BS||Subject: Mechanical Engineering||Institution: University of Michigan|
|Years: 1963 to 2001||Employer: University of Wisconsin||Title: Undisclosed||Department: Mechanical Engineering||Responsibilities: He taught courses in thermodynamics, heat transfer fluid mechanics and solar energy|
|Years: 1958 to 1959||Employer: Chrysler Corp.||Title: Undisclosed||Department: Missile division.||Responsibilities: He performed tests on components for the Redstone and Jupiter missiles.|
|Years: 1961 to 1971||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Engineer||Department: Undisclosed||Responsibilities: He worked on spacecraft thermal control during 4 summers over this 10-year period.|
|Years: 1964 to 2001||Agency: NSF||Role: PI||Description: The NSE, RANN and Doe funded his research with graduate students in Solar energy systems.|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: to Present||Country / Region: Europe||Summary: He was the US representative on the International Energy Agency (IEA) on solar heating systems.|
|Years: 1983 to 1987||Country / Region: World wide||Summary: He was Vice President and President of the International Solar Energy Society. Attended meetings and conferences worldwide during this time period|
|Associations / Societies|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|Registered engineer in Wisconsin|
|Editor on Solar Energy Journal.
President of the International Solar Energy Society.
Chair of ASME Solar Energy Division.
|Awards / Recognition|
|ASME Fellow, 1982
President, Solar Energy Society, 1985-87
Ouweneel Bascom Professorship, UW, 1981-2001
ASME John Yellott Award, 1992 (first year given)
ASME Distinguished Lecturer, 1996-98.
ASME Solar Energy Division, Best paper award - system and simulation, 1995
ASHRAE best symposium paper award, 1998
ASES Fellow, 2000
Best Poster Award (ASHRAE (2002)
World Renewable Energy Network, Pioneer Award, (2004)
International Energy Agency Solar Award (2005)
ISES Farrington Daniels Award (2005)
ASES Hoyt Clarke Hottel Award (2005)
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Over 100 reviewed journal articles.
Author or co-author of 3 books and many book chapters
|Expert Witness Experience|
|He was an expert witness in a litigation between a developer of large scale solar energy systems and a buyer of these systems.|
|Training / Seminars|
|Developed advanced (PhD level) engineering courses in Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer. He help develop an advanced engineering course in Solar Thermal Energy (MS level). He also taught undergraduate courses in the thermal sciences.|