Professor Tien-Chien Jen


Thermal Manufacturing and Machining Group

Professor Tien-Chien Jen



Tien-Chien Jen Contact Information
Office Address:
EMS E315
3200 North Cramer Street
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Phone: 414-229-2307
Fax: 414-229-6958
Email: jent@uwm.edu

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 784
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI 53201

Education
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, 1982

Research 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 Publications
  • Jen, 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. 3995-4009
  • Jen, 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.