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Claus Borgnakke

Claus Borgnakke

Associate Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering


Address

2031 AL
1231 Beal, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2133

Email: claus@umich.edu
Phone: (734) 936-0432

Degrees

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, 1977
M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, 1973

Research Interests

Combustion and turbulence modeling; engine combustion; pollutant formation; thermodynamic properties; diesel engine combustion; natural gas operation of diesels; compressible turbulence models; metal hydride heat pumps and hydrogen storage; refrigerant properties.

Research Areas

Energy, Thermal Sciences

Honors & Awards

James Harry Potter Gold Medal , American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2009
Teaching Incentive Fund Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2002
Professor of the Term Award, Pi Tau Sigma, Fall 2001
Teaching Excellence Award, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, 2000/2001
Professor of the Year Award (College wide chapter, first ever recipient), Tau Beta Pi, Winter 1998
Professor of the Term Award, Pi Tau Sigma, Fall 1998
Professor of the Term Award, Pi Tau Sigma, Winter 1996
Horning Memorial Award for Best Paper, Society of Automotive Engineers, 1985
Research Incentive Award, Exxon Foundation, 1984
Summer Scholarship, Associated Western Universities, 1983
Ralph E. Teetor Award, Society of Automotive Engineers, 1981

Faculty Type

Emeritus

Related News

Borgnakke Receives the ASME James Harry Potter Gold Medal
06/03/2009