Michael Chen

Michael Chen
Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering


Dow (Herbert H. Dow Building)

2300 Hayward 
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136


Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961
S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1957
B.S., University of Illinois (Urbana), 1955

Research Interests

Heat transfer and fluid mechanics, including fundamentals and manufacturing applications; buoyant and thermocapillary convection; multiphase flows; asymptotic, computational, and experimental methods; alloy solidification theory; laser processing; welding; spray forming; spray coating.

Honors and Awards

Heat Transfer Memorial Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1990
Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1983
National Heat Transfer Conference Best Paper Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers/AlChE, 1983

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