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Jamie Ervin

Department Chair; Professor

Full-Time Faculty

School of Engineering: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Contact

Email: Jamie Ervin
Phone: 937-229-2835
Website: Visit Site
Kettering Laboratories Room 365B

Selected Publications

  • Roman, A., Cronin, J. Ervin, J., & Byrd, L. (2018). Measurement of the void fraction and maximum dry angle using electrical capacitance tomography applied to a 7 mm tube with R-134a. Int. J. Refrigeration, 95, 122-132.
  • Johnson, D. J., Niedbalski, N. P., Ervin, J. S., & Patnaik, S. S. (2017). A thermal management system using ammonium carbamate as an endothermic heat sink. Applied Thermal Engineering, 121, 897-907.
  • Hanchak, M.S., Vangsness, M. D., Ervin, J. S., & Byrd, L. W. (2016). Transient measurement of thin liquid films using a Shack–Hartmann sensor. Int. Comm. Heat Mass Transfer, 77, 100-103.
  • Hanchak, M. S., Vangsness, M. D., Ervin, J. S., & Byrd, L. W. (2016). Model and experiments of the transient evolution of a thin, evaporating liquid film. Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 92, 757-765.
  • Johnson, D. J., Niedbalski, N. P., Ervin, J. S., & Patnaik, S.S. (2015). Ammonium carbamate-based heat exchanger reactor as an endothermic heat sink for thermal management. Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 91, 766-776.
  • Sander, Z. H., West, Z. J., Ervin, J. S., & Zabarnick, S. (2015). Experimental and modeling studies of heat transfer, fluid dynamics, and autoxidation chemistry in the jet fuel thermal oxidation tester (JFTOT). Energy Fuels, 29, 7036-7047.
  • Johnson, D., Ervin, J., Hanchak, M., Patnaik, S., & Hu, X. (2015). The use of graphite foam and pentaglycerine for solid-state thermal energy storage. AIAA J. Thermophys. Heat Transfer, 29, 55-64.
  • Michalak, T., Emo, S., & Ervin, J. S. (2014, December). Control strategy for aircraft vapor compression system operation. Int. J. of Refrigeration, 48, 10-18.
  • Hanchak, M. S., Vangsness, M. D., Byrd, L. W., Ervin, J. S., & Jones, J. G. (2013). Profile measurements of thin liquid films using reflectometry. Applied Physics Letters, 103, 211607.
  • Hanchak, M. S., Briones, A. M., Ervin, J. S., & Byrd, L. W. (2013). One-dimensional models of nanoliter droplet evaporation from a hot surface in the transition regime. Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 57, 473-483.
  • Jiang, H., Ervin, J. S., Zabarnick, S., & West, Z. (2013). Studies of turbulent flow, heat transfer deterioration and thermal oxidation of jet fuel under conditions of high heat flux and flow velocity. AIAA J. Thermophys. Heat Transfer, 27, 668-678.
  • Briones, A. M., Ervin, J. S., Byrd, L. W., Putnam, S. A., White, A., & Jones, J. G. (2012). Evaporation characteristics of pinned water microdroplets. AIAA J. Thermophys. Heat Transfer, 26, 480-493.
  • Putnam, S. A., Briones, A. M., Byrd, L. W., Ervin, J. S., Hanchak, M. S., White, A., & Jones, J. G. (2012). Microdroplet evaporation on superheated surfaces. Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 55, 5793-5807.
  • Putnam, S. A., Byrd, L. W., Briones, A. M., Hanchak, M. S., Ervin, J. S., & Jones, J. G. (2012). Role of entrapped vapor bubbles during microdroplet evaporation. Applied Physics Letters, 101, 071602-071602-4.
  • Jiang, H., Ervin, J., West, S. J., & Zabarnick, S. (2012). Effects of flow passage expansion or contraction on jet-fuel surface deposition. AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power, 28, 694-706.
  • Briones, A. M., Ervin, J. S., Putnam, S., Byrd, L. & Gschwender, L. (2010). Micrometer-sized water droplet impingement dynamics and evaporation on a flat dry surface. Langmuir, 26, 13272-13286.

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Hans Von Ohain Endowed Chair in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (August 2014-2018)
  • Affiliate Society Council of Dayton, Outstanding Engineer Award (March 2009)
  • Air Force Office of Scientific Research STAR Air Force Research Laboratory Team Member (Fuels 2008, Fuels and Combustion 2002)
  • University of Dayton, Alumni Award in Scholarship (2003)
  • University of Dayton, School of Engineering Excellence in Research Award (2002)
  • Sigma Xi Research Award, University of Dayton (2001)
  • AIAA Dayton-Cincinnati Section, Service Award (2001)

Courses Taught

  • EGR 202 Thermodynamics
  • MEE 410 Heat Transfer
  • MEE 512 Microscopic Thermodynamics
  • MEE 511 Advanced Thermodynamics
  • MEE 515 Conduction Heat Transfer
  • MEE 516 Convection Heat and Mass Transfer
  • MEE 517 Radiation Heat Transfer
  • MEE 590 Advanced Heat Transfer

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University

Professional Activities

  • Associate Fellow AIAA
  • Reviewer for
    • International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
    • AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer
    • Fuel
    • Energy and Fuels
    • International Journal of Refrigeration
    • Marsden Fund for Excellence in Fundamental Research-Royal Society of New Zealand

Research Interests

  • Aircraft Thermal Management
  • Aviation Fuels
  • Two Phase Flow and Heat Transfer