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Professor Tien-Chien Jen
3200 North Cramer Street
Milwaukee, WI 53211
P.O. Box 784
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 1993
M.S. - Power Mechanical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, 1987
B.S. - Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, 1982Research Interests
Thermal Aspects of Machining Processes (e.g., grinding, turning, honing, milling, drilling, etc.); environmentally benign manufacturing;
Batteries (Lead Acid and Lithium Ion); Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Generation Technology; Cold Gas Dynamic Spraying for nanoparticles; Nano-Technology (thermal) in Materials Processing; Biosensing Technology; CFD and Numerical Heat Transfer.Selected PublicationsJen, T.C., Tuchowski, F., and Chen, Y., 2007, “Investigation of thermosyphon cooling for drilling operation: an experimental study,” accepted for publication in International Journal of Transport Phenomena. Yan, T.Z. and Jen, T.C., 2007, “Two-Phase Flow Modeling of Liquid-Feed Direct Methanol Fuel Cell” accepted for publication in International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. Peng, L., Li, Y.R., Liu, Y.J., Imaishi, N., Jen, T.C., and Chen, Q., 2007, Bifurcation and hysteresis of flow pattern transition in a shallow molten silicon pool with Cz configuration,” to appear in Numerical Heat Transfer Part A, Vol. 51, pp. 211-223.Liao, Q., Jen, T.C., Chen, Q., Li, L., and Cui, W., 2007, “Heat transfer performance in 3D internally finned heat pipe,” to appear in International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer.Cui, W. Li, L., Chen, Q. and Liao, Q., Jen, T.C., 2006, “ Heat transfer and pressure drop experimental correlations for air-water bubbly flow,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 49, pp.4417-4423. Pan, L., Jen, T.C., He, C., Xin, M., and Chen, Q., 2006, “Heat transfer and bubble movement of two- and one-sided heating subcooled flow boiling in narrow channel,” ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 128, pp.838-842.Gutierrez, G., Cantano, J., Jen, T.C., and Liao, Q., 2006, “Transient heat transfer analysis on a heat pipe with experimental validation,” International Journal of Transport Phenomena, Vol. 8, pp. 165-179. Cui, W., Li, L., Xin, M., Jen, T.C., Chen, Q., Liao, Q., 2006, ”A heat transfer correlation of flow boiling in micro-finned helically coiled tube,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 49, pp. 2851-2858.Gutierrez, J.G. and Jen, T.C., 2005, “Numerical Analysis of the Vapor Flow in an Axially Rotating Heat Pipe in Drilling Processes,” International Journal of Transport Phenomena, Vol. 7, pp.131-150.Li, L., Cui, W., Liao, Q., Xin, M., Jen, T.C. and Chen, Q., 2005,”Heat Transfer Augmentation in 3D Internally Finned and Micro-finned Helical Tube,” InternationalJournal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 48, pp.1916-1925.Jen, T.C. and Yan, T., 2005, “Developing Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in a Channel Partially Filled with Semi-Porous Square Channel,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 48, 00. 3995-4009Jen, T.C., Chen, Q., Li, L., Cui, W. and Zhang, X., 2005, “Numerical Analysis on Cold Gas Dynamic Spray Coating Process with Nano- and Micro-size Particles,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 48, pp. 4384-4396.Jen, T.C., Pan, L., Li, L., Chen, Q., and Cui, W., 2006,”The acceleration of Charged Nano- Particles in Gas Stream of Supersonic De-Laval-Type Nozzle Coupled with Static Electric Field,” Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 26, pp. 613-621.Jen, T.C., Yan, T., and Q. Chen, 2005, “Numerical Simulation Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell,” in Transport Phenomena in Fuel Cell, WIT Press, Ashurst Lodge, Ashurst, Southampton SO40 7AA, UK. Jen, T.C., Jiao, Y., and Hwang, T., 2001, "Numerical Simulation of Solute Redistribution During Transient Liquid Phase Bonding Process: A Parametric Study," International Journal of Rotating Machinery, Vol. 7, No. 6, pp. 387-396. Jen, T.C., Gutierrez, J.G., and Eapen, S., 2001, "Non-linear Numerical Analysis in Interrupted Cutting Tool Temperatures," Numerical Heat Transfer Part A: Applications, Vol. 39, No.1, pp.1-20. Jen, T.C. and Jiao, Y., 2001, "Numerical Simulation of Solute Redistribution During Transient Liquid Phase Bonding Processing for Al-Cu Alloy," Numerical Heat Transfer Part A: Applications , Vol. 39, No. 2, pp. 123-138. Jen, T.C., and Anagonye, A.U., 2001, "A Transient Tool Temperatures Model in Metal Cutting," the ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 123, No.1, pp. 30-37. Gutierrez, J.G. and Jen, T.C., 2000, "Numerical Simulation of Heat Conduction Subject to a Time Dependent Laser Source: the Effects of Variable Thermal Properties", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 43, pp. 2177-2192. Jen, T.C., Gutierrez, G., Eapen S., Barber, G., Zhao, H., Szuba, S., Manjunathaiah, J., and Labataille, J., 2002, "Investigation of Heat Pipes Cooling in Drilling Applications Part I: Preliminary Numerical Analysis and Verifications" International Journal of Machine Tool and Manufacture, Vol. 42, pp. 643-652. Jen, T.C., Chan, S.H. and Yan, T.Z., 2002, "3-D Numerical Simulation for Fuel Cell Performance," to be presented in International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, New Orleans, November, 2002.