Biographical Information

Education:

  • B.S. (1981), Colorado State University
  • M.S. (1984), Colorado State University
  • Ph.D. (1989), Princeton University

Academic Positions:

  • MAE Vice Chair for Undergraduate Studies, University of California – Davis (2013 – present)
  • Professor, University of California – Davis (2001 – present)
  • Associate Professor, University of California – Davis (1996 – 2001)
  • Assistant Professor, University of California – Davis (1991 – 1995)
  • Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut – Storrs (1989 – 1991)
  • Post-Doc, University of California – San Diego (1988 – 1989)

Honors:

  • Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (2003).
  • Guest Professor of Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China (2002).
  • Guggenheim Fellowship, Princeton University (1984).

Patents:

  • “In-Situ Soil Nitrate Ion Concentration Sensor,” A. Tuli, J. W. Hopmans, T. Kamai and B. D. Shaw, U.S. Patent No. 8,444,937 (issued May 21, 2013).
  • “In-Situ Soil Nitrate Ion Concentration Sensor,” A. Tuli, J. W. Hopmans, T. Kamai and B. D. Shaw, U.S. Patent Numbers 7,927,883 (issued April 19, 2011).
  • “Non-Intrusive Laser-Based System for Detecting Objects Moving Across a Planar Surface,” Cheng, H. H., Shaw, B. D., Palen, J., Larson, J. E., Hu, X. D., and Van Katwyk, K., U.S. Patent Number 6,404,506 (issued June 11, 2002).

Professional Activities:

  • Member AIAA, ASME, Combustion Institute, Sigma Xi.
  • Editorial Board – Journal of Combustion (2013 – present).
  • Publications Committee, Twenty-Fourth International Symposium on Combustion.
  • Session Chair, 1990 Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute.
  • Session Chair, 33rd Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics Institute, Sacramento, CA, 1993.
  • Session Chair, 1994 Spring Meeting of the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute.
  • Session Chair, 2002 Spring Meeting of the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute.
  • Session Chair, Twenty-Ninth International Combustion Symposium, Sapporo, Japan (2002).
  • Session Chair, 2014 Spring Meeting of the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute.
  • Session Chair, Thirty-Fifth International Combustion Symposium, San Francisco, CA (2014).
  • Session Chair, 11th U.S. National Combustion Meeting, Pasadena, CA (2019).
  • Organizing Committee for the Symposium on Advancements in Combustion Theory, in Honor of the 70th Birthday of Forman A. Williams (2004).
  • Meeting Chair, 2004 Spring Meeting of the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute.
  • Board Member, Western States Section of the Combustion Institute (1999-present).
  • Referee for AIAA Journal, ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Atomization and Sprays, Chemical Engineering Science, Combustion and Flame, Combustion Science and Technology, Combustion Theory and Modeling, Computers & Fluids, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Sciences, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Journal of Applied Physics, Journal of Energetic Materials, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Journal of Propulsion and Power, Numerical Heat Transfer, Physics of Fluids, The Royal Society, Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion, International Combustion Symposia, Mediterranean Combustion Symposium, Israeli Bi-National Science Foundation, Cambridge University Press, West Publishing Company, Engineering Press, McGraw-Hill, Space Research Organization Netherlands (SRON), U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation, National Science Foundation CAREER Program, National Science Foundation Grants Program, National Science Foundation SBIR Program, National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program, University of California Energy Institute.

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