Section Editors

Section Board for 'Thermodynamics' (56)

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Prof. Dr. Milivoje M. Kostic
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA
Interests: fundamental laws of nature; thermodynamics and heat transfer fundamentals; the second law of thermodynamics and entropy; energy efficiency; conservation and sustainability; fluids-thermal-energy components and systems; nanotechnology and nanofluids
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Prof. Dr. Jean-Noël Jaubert
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Section Associate Editor
LRGP-CNRS, UMR 7274, ENSIC, Université de Lorraine, 1 rue Grandville, F54000, Nancy, France
Interests: chemical engineering thermodynamics; exergy analysis
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Prof. Dr. T M Indra Mahlia
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School of Information, Systems and Modelling, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia
Interests: energy and environement; energy systems; renewable energy; energy policy; techno-economic analysis
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Prof. Dr. Attila R. Imre
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Department of Energy Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, H-1111 Budapest, Hungary
Interests: thermodynamics; energy engineering; supercritical and metastable states; energy storage and conversion; geothermal and waste heat utilization; phase equilibria
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Prof. Dr. Ciro Aprea
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II 132, 84084, Fisciano, SA, Italy
Interests: thermal engineering; heat exchangers; heat transfer; vapour compression refrigeration systems; autocascade systems; magnetic refrigeration; elastocaloric refrigeration; electrocaloric refrigeration
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Prof. Dr. Cemal Basaran
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Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260-4300, USA
Interests: unified mechanics theory; mechanics of electronic materials; damage mechanics; fatigue; cyclic loading, fracture mechanics; degradation; thermodynamics; viscoplasticity; graphene; nanomechanics
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Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Muschik
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Technische Universität Berlin, 10623 Berlin, Germany
Interests: non-equilibrium thermodynamics: Discrete systems, field formulation, 2nd law; mesoscopic theory: Liquid crystals, order parameters; constitutive theory: Exploitation of the dissipation inequality, moving materials; evolution criteria; variational principles; relativistic thermodynamics
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Prof. Dr. Stephan Kabelac
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Institute of Thermodynamics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University, 30167 Hannover, Germany
Interests: radiation thermodynamics; nonequilibrium thermodynamics; thermodynamics of irreverisble processes
Prof. Dr. Henning Struchtrup
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Victoria, PO Box 1700, Stn. CSC, Victoria, BC, V8W 2Y2, Canada
Interests: non-equilibrium thermodynamics; equilibrium thermodynamics; energy conversion systems; kinetic theory of classical and quantum gases; model reduction; thermodynamics education
Dr. Duc Nguyen-Manh
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1. Materials Science and Scientific Computing Department, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, Oxfordshire, OX14 3DB, UK
2. Department of Materials, University of Oxford, Park Road, Oxford, OX1 3PH, UK
Interests: phase stability and structural transformation; non-equilibrium thermodynamic and entropy theory from first-principles; integrated and multi-scale modelling of radiation resistance; interatomic potentials from quantum mechanics; multi-component systems with radiation-induced defects; transition metals and intermetallics
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Special Issue in Metals: Transition Metals
Prof. Dr. Michael M. Khonsari
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2508 Patrick Taylor Hall, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Interests: tribology; fatigue analysis; heat transfer
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Prof. Dr. Alexander N. Gorban
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Department of Mathematics, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
Interests: neural networks; chemical and biological kinetics; human adaptation to hard living conditions; methods and technologies of collective thinking
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Prof. Dr. Katalin M. Hangos
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1. Systems and Control Laboratory, Computer and Automation Research Institute Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
2. Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, University of Pannonia, Veszprem, Hungary
Interests: process systems and control; entropy-inspired Lyapunov functions; complex systems; model simplification and reduction
Prof. Dr. Purushottam D. Gujrati
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Department of Physics, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, USA
Interests: theoretical physics; classical nonequilibrium thermodynamics and statistical mechanics; stochastic physics; polymer physics
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Prof. Dr. Leonid M. Martyushev
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1. Institute of Industrial Ecology, S. Kovalevskaya str. 20, Ekaterinburg, 620219, Russia;
2. Ural Federal University, Mira str.19, Ekaterinburg 620002, Russia
Interests: fundamental problems of nature (irreversibility, asymmetry and scale of time, evolution, etc.); non-equilibrium thermodynamics; the second law of thermodynamics and entropy; maximum entropy production in physics, chemistry, and biology; growth processes in nature (experiment, theory, and simulation); morphological stability (crystal growth and fluid flow); pattern formation (dendrites, viscous fingers, etc.)
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Prof. Michael J. Nosonovsky
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Department of Mechanical Engineering,College of Engineering & Applied Science University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI 53211-0413, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413, USA
Interests: wetting; friction; surface science; capillary phenomena; droplets
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Dr. Vincenzo Bianco
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DIME/TEC, Division of Thermal Energy and Environmental Conditioning, University of Genoa, 16145 Genoa, Italy
Interests: energy efficiency; energy transition; energy economics; energy policy; sustainability
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Dr. Eliodoro Chiavazzo
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Department of Energy, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: thermodynamic approaches for simplification of multi-scale dynamical systems; nanotechnology; molecular dynamics simulations; applied engineering thermodynamics; fluid dynamics; application of thermodynamics in ecology and biology; heat transfer
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Prof. Dr. Peter Salamon
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Department of Mathematics and Statistics, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182-7720, USA
Interests: finite-time thermodynamics; geometrical thermodynamics; biomathematics; optimization and mathematical modeling
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Prof. Dr. Robert H. Swendsen
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Department of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
Interests: physics; condensed matter; statistical mechanics; inverse problems
Prof. Dr. Yuwen Zhang
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Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
Interests: microscale heat transfer; nanoscale heat transfer; laser materials processing; heat pipes; inverse heat transfer
Prof. Dr. Alejandro Medina
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Departamento de Física Aplicada, Universidad de Salamanca, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
Interests: energy converters; brayton power plants; solar thermal energy; thermodynamic optimization
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Prof. Dr. JianZhong Wu
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Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Cooperating Faculty, Department of Mathematics, A249 Bourns Hall, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Interests: statistical thermodynamics; density functional theory; molecular modeling of soft matter and biological systems; thermodynamic processes and properties; theoretical and applied thermodynamics for engineers; thermodynamics of energy conversion processes; theoretical and applied thermodynamics for chemical engineers
Prof. Dr. Yinnian He
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School of Mathematics and Statistics, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an 710049, China
Interests: finite element method; finite difference method; computational fluid mechanics; numerical methods for PDEs
Prof. Dr. William Worek

Stony Brook University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stony Brook University, New York, NY, USA
Interests: heat and mass transfer; fluid flow; thermodynamics as applied to energy efficiency; renewable and sustainable energy systems; single and multicomponent absorption; adsorption processes in liquid and solid desiccants; heating and cooling components
Prof. Dr. Khellil Sefiane
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Institute for Materials and Processes, School of Engineering, The University of Edinburgh, UK
Interests: multiphase flows; interfaces and phase change from nano- to macro-scales; multiscale thermofluids
Prof. Dr. Yongqi Wang
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technische Universität Darmstadt, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
Interests: continuum mechanics and thermodynamics; theoretical fluid mechanics and computational fluid dynamics; granular flows and avalanches, debris flow; multiphase flows; interface flows; rheology/flows of non-Newtonian fluids; hydrodynamics of lakes and limnology
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Prof. Dr. Jean-Noël Jaubert
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LRGP-CNRS, UMR 7274, ENSIC, Université de Lorraine, 1 rue Grandville, F54000, Nancy, France
Interests: chemical engineering thermodynamics; exergy analysis
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Prof. Dr. Gregory Yablonsky
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McKelvey School of Engineering, Department of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, 1 Brookings Dr., St. Louis, MO 63130, USA
Interests: reaction kinetics; chemical kinetics; mathematical chemistry; catalysis; chemical engineering
Prof. Dr. Bjarne Andresen
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Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 17, DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
Interests: finite-time thermodynamics; quantum thermodynamic; optimization of harmonic and anharmonic oscillators; global optimization theory, in particular using thermodynamic geometry; thermodynamics at extreme time and length scales
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Dr. Paride Gullo
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
Interests: eco-friendly refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump technologies; R744; two-phase ejectors; exergy; renewable energy technologies
Dr. Ilya Polishuk
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Department Chemical Engineering, Ariel University, 40700 Ari'el, Israel
Interests: thermodynamic properties; transport properties; phase equilibria; surface tension; equations of state; SAFT
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Prof. Dr. Gian Paolo Beretta
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Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Brescia, via Branze 38, 25123 Brescia, Italy
Interests: foundations of nonequilibrium thermodynamics
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Prof. Dr. Amilcare Porporato
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, United States
Interests: near-wall turbulence; nonlinear analysis of hydrologic time series; stochastic soil moisture dynamics and water balance; soil-atmosphere interaction; and ecohydrology, complexity in the environment and sustainable use of soil and water resources
Dr. Jean-Marc Simon
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ICB, UMR 6303 CNRS-Université de Bourgogne, F-21078 Dijon, France
Interests: thermodynamics; adsorption; nonequilibrium thermodynamics; statistical mechanics; molecular simulation; thermodynamics of small systems
Prof. Dr. Yasar Demirel
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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588, USA
Interests: transport and rate processes; thermodynamic coupling; self-organization; reaction-diffusion systems; information theory; fluctuation theory
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Prof. Dr. Jose M. Martinez-Val
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Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (ETSII-UPM), Madrid 28006, Spain
Interests: thermodynamics; heat transfer; energy; solar energy; fusion energy
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Prof. Dr. Tommaso Ruggeri
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Alma Mater Research Center on Applied Mathematics, Università degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: rational extended thermodynamics; non-equilibrium thermodynamics; classical and relativistic fluids; kinetic theory; non-linear waves; gas mixtures; entropy principle; hyperbolic systems
Dr. Jürn W.P. Schmelzer
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Institute of Physics, University of Rostock, Albert-Einstein-Strasse 23–25, 18059 Rostock, Germany
Interests: glass and the glass transition: thermodynamics, structure, rheology, relaxation, and crystallization kinetics; thermodynamics and kinetics of first-order phase transitions: theory and applications; crystal nucleation and interplay of crystallization and glass transition
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Prof. Dr. Michel Feidt
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Laboratory of Energetics and Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Lorraine, 2 av. de la Forêt de Haye, 54504 Vandoeuvre CEDEX, France
Interests: thermodynamics; energy; transfers; conversion
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Dr. José M. Ortiz de Zárate
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Department of Structure of Matter, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: fluctuating hydrodynamics; stochastic thermodynamics; non-equilibrium thermodynamics; diffusion; thermal diffusion
Dr. Keivan Esfarjani
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Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia, 122 Engineer’s Way, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4746, USA
Interests: condensed matter theory; materials science; computational materials science; first-principles methods; charge and heat transport
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Special Issue in Entropy: Thermal Transport
Prof. Dr. Armin Feldhoff
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Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universitat, Hannover, Germany
Interests: nature of entropy; metrology of entropy; nonequilibrium thermodynamics; thermodynamics of irreversible processes; thermodynamics of entropy-producing processes; thermodynamics of small systems; thermoelectricity; thermocells; thermodiffusion; energy harvesting
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Prof. Dr. Abraham Nitzan
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Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania and School of Chemistry, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 39040, Israel
Interests: activation; relaxation; energy transfer; transport; optical response; chemical reaction processes in molecular systems and interfaces
Prof. Dr. Themis Matsoukas
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 313 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Interests: statisitical thermodynamics; population balances and their application to multicomponent systems; deterministic and stochastic simulation of particulate processes; clustering and fragmentation on discrete graphs; statistical mechanics of stochastic processes; nanocolloids and aerosols
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Prof. Dr. Mario Martinelli
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Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering, Politecnico di Milano, Milano 20133, Italy
Interests: optical communications; optical signal processing and switching; information transmission; thermodynamics; statistical mechanics; the second law of thermodynamics; reversibility and quantum mechanics; Shannon entropy; Kullback-Leibler divergence; channel capacity
Prof. Dr. Antony N. Beris
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Center for Research in Soft matter & Polymers (CRiSP), Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
Interests: non-equilibrium thermodynamics; non-Newtonian fluid mechanics; applied mathematics; blood flow; modeling and simulations of transport phenomena within complex fluids
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Dr. Patrice Estellé
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Laboratoire de Génie Civil et Génie Mécanique (LGCGM), Université de Rennes 1, Rennes 35238, France
Interests: nanofluids thermophysical properties; nanofluids heat and mass transfer; energy
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Dr. Péter Ván
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1. Department of Theory, Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics, MTA Wigner Research Centre for Physics, 1121 Budapest, Konkoly Thege Miklós út 29-33, Hungary
2. Department of Energy Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 1111 Budapest, Bertalan Lajos u. 4-6, Hungary
3. Montavid Thermodynamic Research Group, Budapest, Hungary
Interests: fundamental aspects of non-equilibrium thermodynamics; continuum physics; heat conduction, relativistic and non-relativistic dissipative fluids
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Prof. Dr. Mikhail Sheremet
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Laboratory on Convective Heat and Mass Transfer and Department of Theoretical Mechanics, Tomsk State University, 36 Lenin Ave., Tomsk, Tomsk Oblast, 634050, Russia
Interests: convective heat transfer; nanofluids; porous media; phase change materials; numerical simulation; electronics cooling
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Prof. Dr. Tatiana Morosuk
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Chair of Exergy-based Methods for Refrigeration Systems, Technische Universität Berlin, Marchstraße 18, 10587 Berlin, Germany
Interests: energy engineering and refrigeration; energy storage; applied thermodynamics; exergy-based methods; development of energy, cost, and environmentally effective energy-conversion technologies
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Dr. Adriana Greco
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Department of Industrial Engineering (DII), University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: caloric cooling; vapor compression plants; refrigerant fluids; convective boiling; nanofluids; earth–air heat exchangers; renewable energy systems
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Prof. Dr. Abraham Marmur
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Chemical Engineering Department, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
Interests: contact angle theory and measurement; super-hydrophobic surfaces; nano-bubbles on surfaces; foam stability; thermodynamics of non-ideal solutions; equations of state
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Prof. Dr. Klaus Hack
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Senior Consultant of GTT Technologies, Kaiserstraße 103, 52134 Herzogenrath, Germany
Interests: computational thermodynamics; CALPHAD; Gibbs energy modelling; phase diagrams; thermochemical assessments; teaching thermodynamics; process modelling
Prof. Dr. José Miguel Mateos Roco
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Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Salamanca, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
Interests: thermodynamics; statistical physics; heat engines
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Prof. Dr. Miroslav Grmela
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Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, QC H3C 3A7, Canada
Interests: multiscale nonequilibrium thermodynamics; kinetic theory; mechanics of complex fluids; differential geometry
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