Worek, William

Personnel Profile

Worek, William, Ph. D., Professor

Worek, William, Ph. D.

Education

Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology

M.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology

B.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology

Research Interests

  • Heat and mass transfer, fluid flow, thermodynamics as applied to energy efficiency, renewable and sustainable energy systems

  • Single and multicomponent absorption and adsorption processes in liquid and solid desiccants, heating and cooling components and systems

  • Energy policy factors that impact implementation of energy systems, energy utilization and energy procurement

Recent Publications

Book Chapters

  • F. Warnakulasuriya and W.M. Worek, Drop Formation of Pressurized Atomizers a in Low Pressure Environment, In: Sprays: Types, Technology and Modeling, Nova Publishers, 2011.
  • M. Golubovic and W.M. Worek, Recent Advances in Boiling of Nanofluids, In: Advances in Heat Transfer, Volume 41, Elsevier Ltd., 2011.
  • W.M. Worek and A. Lowenstein, Status of Liquid Desiccant Technologies and Systems, Desiccant-Assisted Cooling, Fundamentals and Applications, Nobrega and Brum, Editors Springer, 2014

Journal Publications

  • M. Golubovic, H.D.M. Hettiarachchi, W.M. Worek and W.J. Minkowycz, “Nanofluids and Critical Heat Flux, Experimental and Analytical Study,” Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 29, No. 7, pp. 1281-1288, 2009.
  • S. Wang, W.M. Worek and W.J. Minkowycz, “Performance Comparison of the Mass Transfer Models with Internal Reforming for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anodes,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 55, Nos. (15-16), pp. 3933-3945, 2012.
  • D. Ludovisi, S.S. Chan W.M. Worek and R. Ramachaandran, “Numerical Approach and Experimental Verification for Interface Shape Determination between Layered Fluids Subject to a Magnetic Field,” Journal of Magnetism and Magentic Materials, Vol. 324, No. 22, pp. 3633 – 3640, 2012.

Contact Information

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
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MSC 191 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
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email: william.worek@tamuk.edu
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This page was last updated on: February 16, 2018