LATFS Publications and Invited Presentations  2008-11


1.    Smith, J.C., Henderson, D., Ortega, A., and DeVoe, J., "A Parameter Optimization Heuristic for a Temperature Estimation Model," Optimization and Engineering, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol. 10, No. 1, 19-42, 2009.
 
2.    Wynne, R.M., Barabadi, B., Creedon, K.J., and Ortega, A., "Sub-Minute Response Time of a Hollow-Core Photonic Bandgap Fiber Gas Sensor," IEEE Jnl. Lightwave Technology, Vol. 27, No. 11, 1590-1596, 2009.
 
3.    Hassel, B. and Ortega, A., "Analysis Of Multi-Layer Mini- And Micro- Channel Heat Sinks In Single Phase Flow Using One And Two Equation Porous Media Models," Heat Transfer Engineering,  Vol. 32, No. 7-8, 1-9, 2011.
 
4.    Woods, K.D. and Ortega, A., "The Thermal Response of an Infinite Line of Open Loop Wells for Ground Coupled Heat Pump Systems," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, In Print, 2011.
 
5.    Ortega, A., Skandakumaran, P., and Hassell, B., "A Modified Effectiveness-NTU Approach for Analysis of Low-Aspect Ratio Mini-Channel Heat Sinks Using Novel Shape Factor Formulations,"  Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Equipment (ITHERM 2008), Orlando, FL, May 28-31, 2008.
 
6.    Guzman, A.M., Sanhueza, L.E., Diaz, A.J., Escobar, R.A., and Ortega, A., "Flow Characteristics in Micro-Wavy Channels by the Lattice-Boltzmann Method," Proceedings of the Sixth International ASME Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels (ICNMM2008), Paper No. ICNMM2008-62373, Darmstadt, Germany, June 23-25, 2008.
 
7.    Guzman, A.M., Donoso, F.A., and Ortega, A., "Transition Scenarios Due to Flow Bifurcations in Asymmetric Wavy Channel Flows with Different Spatial Periodicity on the Sinusoidal Walls," Proceedings of the 2008 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2008), Paper No. IMECE2008-66216, Boston, MA, October 31-November 6, 2008.
 
8.    Woods, K.D., Ortega, A., and Polacek, D., "Design of a Cooling Apparatus for Mitigation of Hot Flashes," Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Thermal Engineering: Theory and Applications, Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 12-14, 2009.
 
9.    Anderson, R.P., Diaz, A., and Ortega, A., "Observations on the Behavior of a Liquid Transported by a Gas Stream Impinging on an Isothermal Surface," Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Thermal Engineering: Theory and Applications, Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 12-14, 2009.
 
10.    Woods, K.D., Ortega, A., and Koenig, A., "Thermal Modeling of a Geothermal Well for Ground Source Water Heat Pump Systems," Proceedings of the 2009 Villanova University International Sustainability Conference, Villanova, Pennsylvania, April 23-26, 2009.
 
11.    Hassell, B. and Ortega, A., "Analysis of Multi-Layer Mini- and Micro-Channel Heat Sinks in Single Phase Flow Using One and Two Equation Porous Media Models," Proceedings of the Seventh International ASME Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannel (ICNMM2009), Paper No. ICNMM2009-82022, Pohang, South Korea, June 22-24, 2009.
 
12.    Hassell, B. and Ortega, A., "An Investigation of Scale Variation in Multi-Layer Mini- and Micro-Channel Heat Sinks in Single Phase Flow Using a Two Equation Porous Media Model," Proceedings of the 2009 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, (HT2009), Paper No. HT2009-88423, San Francisco, CA, July 19-23, 2009.
 
13.    Moraga, N.O., Silva, L.A., and Ortega, A., "Unsteady Natural Convection Heating of a Canned Non-Newtonian Liquid Food," Proceedings of the 2009 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, (HT2009), Paper No. HT2009-88402, San Francisco, CA, July 19-23, 2009.
 
14.    Anderson, R.P. and Ortega, A., "Experiments and Modeling of a Liquid Droplet Transported by a Gas Stream Impinging on a Heated Surface:  Single Phase Regime," Proceedings of the 2009 ASME InterPACK Conference, (IPACK2009), Paper No. IPACK2009-89020, San Francisco, CA, July 19-23, 2009.
 
15.    Diaz, A., Ortega, A., and Anderson, R.P., "Numerical Investigation of a Liquid Droplet Impinging on a Heated Surface," Proceedings of the 2009 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2009), Paper No. IMECE2009-11387, Lake Buena Vista, FL, November 13-19, 2009.
 
16.    Silva, L.A., Moraga, N.O., and Ortega, A., "Unsteady Buoyant Convection and Liquid-Solid Phase Change in a Power Law Fluid Within a Differentially Heated Square Cavity," Proceedings of the 2009 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2009), Paper No. IMECE2009-11809, Lake Buena Vista, FL, November 13-19, 2009.
 
17.    Woods, K.D., A., Ortega, A., and Koenig, A., "Thermal Modeling of a Geothermal Well Field for Ground Source Water Heat Pump Systems," Proceedings of the 2009 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2009), Paper No. IMECE2009-11063, Lake Buena Vista, FL, November 13-19, 2009.
 
18.    Anderson, R.P  and Ortega, A., "Experiments and Modeling of a Liquid Droplet Transported by a Gas Stream Impinging on a Heated Surface: Evaporative Regime," Proceedings of the 2009 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2009), Paper No. IMECE2009-11245, Lake Buena Vista, FL, November 13-19, 2009.
 
19.    *Balawajder, P., *Steward, J., Ortega, A., D'Silva, J., Moore, A., and Silva, L.A., "Investigation of a Novel Process for Wet Milling a Pharmaceutical Tablet in a Dynamically Rotating Water-Filled Dosage Cup," Proceedings of the 2009 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2009), Paper No. IMECE2009-10669, Lake Buena Vista, FL, November 13-19, 2009.
 
20.    Silva, L. and Ortega, A., "Convective Heat Transfer Due to an Impinging Synthetic Jet:  A Numerical Investigation of a Canonical Geometry," 2010 Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems (ITHERM 2010), Las Vegas, NV, June 2-5, 2010.
 
21.    Diaz, A. and Ortega, A., "Numerical Investigation of a Liquid Droplet Transported by a Gas Stream Impinging on a Heated Surface:  Single-Phase Regime", 2010 Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems (ITHERM 2010), Las Vegas, NV, June 2-5, 2010.
 
22.    *Lin, P. and Ortega, A., "An Assessment of the Feasibility of Measuring the Transient Temperature Response of a Droplet Impinging onto a Heated Surface using Micro-Thermocouples," Proceedings of The National Conference On Undergraduate Research (NCUR) 2010, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, April 15-17, 2010.
 
23.    Gutierrez, J.P., Ortega, A., and Guzman, A.M., "Flow and Heat Transfer Enhancement Characteristics of Impinging Jets in Transitional Time Periodic Flow Regimes," Proceedings of  the 2010 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE 2010), Paper No. IMECE2010-37702, Vancouver, CA, Nov. 12-18, 2010.
 
24.    Ortega, A., Potluri, K.S.H., and Hassell, B., "An Investigation of Multi-Layer Mini-Channel Heat Sinks with Channel Geometric Scale Variation Suggested by Constructal Scaling Principles," Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Semiconductor Thermal Measurement and Management Symposium (SEMITHERM 27), San Jose, CA, March 20-24, 2011.
 
25.    Silva, L. and Ortega, A., "Numerical Simulation of Local Heat Transfer and Scaling of a Synthetic Impinging Jet in a Canonical Geometry," Proceedings of the 2011 Pacific Rim Technical Conference and Exposition on Packaging and Integration of Electronic and Photonic Systems, MEMS and NEMS (InterPACK 2011), Paper No. InterPACK2011-52053, Portland, Oregon, July 6-8, 2011.
 
26.    Woods, K.D. and Ortega, A., "A Model for a Geothermal Well in a Hydraulic Groundwater Flow for Ground Heat Pump Systems," Proceedings of the 2011 ASME Energy Sustainability and Fuel Cell Conference (ESFuelCell2011), Paper No. ESFuelCell201-54679, Washington, D.C., August 7-10, 2011.
 
27.    Pellicone, D., Ortega, A., Del Valle, M., and Schon, S., "Simulation of Two-Phase Flow and Heat Transfer in Mini- and Micro-Channels for Concentrating Photovoltaics Cooling," Proceedings of the 2011 ASME Energy Sustainability and Fuel Cell Conference (ESFuelCell2011), Paper No. ESFuelCell201-54206, Washington, D.C., August 7-10, 2011.
 
28.    Diaz, A. and Ortega, A., "A Numerical and Experimental Investigation of a Gas Propelled Liquid Droplet Impinging on a Heated Surface," Proceedings of the 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2011), Paper No. IMECE2011-62268, Denver, CO, November 11-17, 2011.
 
29.    Pellicone, D., Ortega, A., del Valle, M., and Schon, S., "Simulation of  Two-Phase Flow and Heat Transfer for Practical Design of Mini- and Micro-Channel Heat Exchangers," Proceedings of the 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2011), Paper No. IMECE2011-63637, Denver, CO, November 11-17, 2011.
 
30.    Silva, L. and Ortega, A., "CFD Analysis of the Vortex Dynamics Generated by a Synthetic Jet Impinging on a Heated Surface," Proceedings of the 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2011), Paper No. IMECE2011-64185, Denver, CO, November 11-17, 2011.

 

 

 

 

Dr. Alfonso Ortega:  Invited and Keynote Presentations 2008-11


1.    "Engineering Research in Nanotechnology at NSF," Taller Nacional de NanoTecnologia, Santiago, Chile, April 16-18, 2008 (Invited Keynote).
 
2.    "Performance Limiters for Low Form Factor Electronics," Panel on Cooling Challenges and Energy Efficiency in Low Form Factor Electronics, 2008 IEEE ITHERM Conference, Orlando, FL, May 29, 2008.
 
3.    "Recent Investigations of Liquid Cooled Small Scale Heat Sinks for High Flux Heat Removal," Penn State University Optics Center, Pittsburgh, PA, June 15, 2009.
 
4.    "Research in Thermal Management and Energy Technology at The Laboratory for Advanced Thermal and Fluid Systems—Villanova University," Hewlett-Packard Research Laboratories, Palo Alto, California, July 27, 2009
 
5.    "Recent Investigations of Liquid Cooled Small-Scale Heat Sinks for High Flux Heat Removal: A Critical Summary of Experimental Data and Modeling Approaches," ICTAS Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science, Virginia Tech, September 25, 2009.
 
6.    "Recent Investigations of Liquid Cooled Small-Scale Heat Sinks for High Flux Heat Removal: A Critical Summary of Experimental Data and Modeling Approaches," MIME Fall 2009 Graduate Seminar Series, The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, October 2, 2009.
 
7.    "Recent Investigations of Liquid Cooled Small Scale Heat Sinks for High Flux Heat Removal," Binghamton University--The Small Scale Systems Integration and Packaging Center (S3IP), Binghamton, New York, October 12, 2009.
 
8.    "Research in Thermal Management for High Flux Heat Removal," IBM Corporate Cooling Council, IBM Poughkeepsie, New York, October 14, 2009. (Invited Lecture)
 
9.    "Research in Thermal Management for High Flux Heat Removal and Energy Storage," Cisco Systems Thermal Forum, Cisco Systems, San Jose, California, October 27, 2009. (Invited Keynote Speaker)
 
10.    "Proposal Basics:  Some Thoughts from a Former NSF Program Director," 2009 Society of Hispanic Professional Engineering (SHPE) National Conference, AHETEMS Graduate Institute, Washington, D.C., October 30, 2009.
 
11.    "Heat Sinks and Cold Plates: The Evolution of Heat Exchanger Technology in the Cooling of Electronic Systems,"  Workshop on Advances in Small Scale Heat Exchangers and Fuel Cell Thermal Management for Process, IT, and Energy Industries,  January 8-9, 2010, Indian Institute of Technology—Delhi, New Delhi, India (Invited Lecture)
 
12.    "Research at Villanova University in Thermal Management for High Heat Flux Removal and Energy Storage," Indian Institute of Technology—Delhi, New Delhi, India, January 13, 2010.
 
13.    "Research at Villanova University in Thermal Management for High Heat Flux Removal and Energy Storage," Indian Institute of Technology—Bombay, Mumbai, India, January 15, 2010.
 
14.    "Design of Air and Water Cooled Heat Exchangers for Electronics Cooling: A Critical Review of Data and Analysis Methods for Heat Sinks and Cold Plates,"  26th IEEE Semiconductor Thermal Measurement, Modeling, and Management Symposium (SEMITHERM), February 21, 2010. (Invited Short Course)
 
15.    "Research in Thermal Management for High Heat Flux Removal and Energy Storage," University of Texas-Arlington, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Seminar, March 12, 2010.
 
16.    Ortega, A., "Research in Thermal Management for High Heat Flux Heat Removal and Energy Storage," Invited Colloquium, Mechanical Engineering Department, Lehigh University, December 3, 2010.
 
17.    Ortega, A., "Research in Thermal Management for High Heat Flux Heat Removal," Honeywell Engines and Systems, Phoenix, AZ, March 2, 2011.
 
18.    Ortega, A., "Research in Thermal Management for High Heat Flux Heat Removal and Energy Storage," Invited Colloquium, Mechanical Engineering Department, Tufts University, March 31, 2011.
 
19.    Ortega, A., "Design of Liquid Cooled Heat Sinks and Cold Plates: Some Fundamental Concepts for Transitioning from Air Cooled Solutions," 2011 Cooling Zone International Business and Technology Summit, Boston, MA October 5-6, 2011 (Invited Lecture)


Updated: September 26, 2011