Researcher studying supercritical carbon dioxide for efficient applications
Chanwoo Park recently received funding from the U.S. Army to apply supercritical CO2 for cooling systems for unmanned airborne vehicles (UAVs) that take advantage of CO2 in an abnormal state somewhere between a vapor and a liquid.
Park Elected to Fellow in ASME
Chanwoo Park, associate professor and director of the Heat Transfer/Sustainable Energy Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE), was elected to the grade of “Fellow” in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Improving the Performance of UAVs
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are a major tool in the current arsenal for the U.S. military. They are used ever increasingly for a variety of missions to help keep personnel out of harm’s way.