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Dr. Frank Matthew Gerner

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  Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate & Administrative Affairs College of Engineering

   Professor and Director of Micro Scale Heat Transfer Lab

   Telephone : (513) 556-2646

   FAX : (513) 556-5418

   E-mail : Frank.Gerner@uc.edu

 

DEGREES 

   Ph.D.   May, 1988      G.P.A. 3.9/4.0 Mechanical Engineering Department,

   University of California, Berkeley.

   Dissertation:  Interfacial Convection and Condensation.

   Areas of study:  Heat transfer, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, engineering analysis.

   Advisor:  C. L. Tien.

 

   M.S.   January, 1986   G.P.A. 3.9/4.0

   Mechanical Engineering Department, University of California, Berkeley.

   Research Topic:  Effects of High Interfacial Shear Stress Due to Countercurrent Vapor

   Flow on  Film Condensation Heat Transfer.

   Advisor:  C. L. Tien.

 

   B.S.    May, 1984       G.P.A. 4.0/4.0

   Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Kentucky, Lexington.

 

 

EMPLOYMENT

  • 2008  : Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate & Administrative Affairs, College of Engineering, University of Cincinnati.
  • 2004  : Associate Dean for Undergraduate & Administrative Affairs, College of Engineering University of Cincinnati.
  • 2000-04  : Department Head for Mechanical, Industrial & Manufacturing and Nuclear Engineering, University of Cincinnati..

  • 1999- 2000  : Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical, Industrial and Nuclear Engineering  Department, University of Cincinnati.

  • 1994 - 2000 : Director of Graduate Studies in Mechanical, Industrial and Nuclear Engineering.

  • 1993 - 1999 : Associate Professor, Mechanical, Industrial and Nuclear EngineeringDepartment, University of Cincinnati.

  • 1995- 1996  : Visiting Associate Professor in Heat Transfer on the Microscale at the University of Tokyo.

  • 1988 -1993  : Assistant Professor, Mechanical, Industrial and Nuclear Engineering Department, University of Cincinnati. Taught heat transfer, fluid mechanics and thermodynamics.   Researched microscale heat transfer, micro heat pipes and microsensors.

  • 1989  : UES Fellow at Wright-Patterson AFB. Researched micro heat pipes.

  • 1984 - 1988  : Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Department, U.C. Berkeley.   Experimental and theoretical analysis of condensation heat transfer and interfacial transport phenomena.

  • 1984  : Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Department, U.K., Lexington. Theoretical study of natural convection in partitioned enclosures.

  • 1983 : Engineering Technician, Cellulose Ester Development Division, Tennessee Eastman Kodak Co., Kingsport, Tennessee. Design of apparatusto  measure the apparent viscosity of a non-Newtonian cellulose acetate.

  • 1982  :  Engineering Technician, Power Plant, Tennessee Eastman Kodak Co., Kingsport  Assisted in the operation and maintenance of a coal-fired  electrical generating plant.

  • 1981 : Able Mechanical Contractors, Cold Spring, Kentucky.  Assisted in the installation of process piping.

  • 1980  : Self-employed contractor.