Louis Chow

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

407-823-3666

louis.chow@ucf.edu

Engineering I (bldg. 40) 219

Positions

UCF

  • University Chair in Mechanical Engineering

Education

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering University of California, Berkeley

M.S. Mechanical Engineering University of California, Berkeley

B.A. Physics University of California, Berkeley

Research Interests

Heat Transfer in Electro-Optical, Computing and Power Systems; Miniaturization of Engineering Systems, Thermal Control in Aircraft and Spacecraft; Boiling and Thin Film Evaporation

Selected Publications

  • K. Kota, L. Chow and Q. Leland, “Laminar Film Condensation Driven Latent Thermal Energy Storage in Rectangular Containers,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 55, 2012, pp. 1208-1217
  • H. Bostanci, D.P. Rini, J.P. Kizito, V. Singh, S. Seal, and L.C. Chow, “High Heat Flux Spray Cooling with Ammonia: Investigation of Enhanced Surfaces for CHF,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 55, 2012, pp. 3849-3856.
  • H. Bostanci, D. Van Ee, B.A. Saarloos, D.P. Rini and L.C. Chow, “Thermal Management of Power Inverter Modules at High Fluxes via Two-Phase Spray Cooling,” IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 2, 2012, pp. 1480-1485.
  • W. Wu, H. Bostanci, L.C. Chow, Y. Hong, C.M. Wang, M. Su and J.P. Kizito, “Heat Transfer Enhancement of PAO in Microchannel Heat Exchanger Using Nano-Encapsulated Phase Change Indium Particles,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 58, 2013, pp. 348-355.
  • W. Wu, H. Bostanci, L.C. Chow, Y. Hong, S.J. Ding, M. Su and J.P. Kizito, “Jet Impingement Heat Transfer Using Air Laden Nanoparticles with Encapsulated Phase Change Materials,” ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 135, No. 5, 2013, pp. 0522021-0522028