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Dr. Brian M. Fronk

Assistant Professor - School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering
Oregon State University
324 Rogers Hall

Phone: (541)-737-3952

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Dr. Brian M. Fronk joined the School of MIME at Oregon State as an assistant professor in the fall of 2014.  He received his Ph.D and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, and his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (2005) from the Pennsylvania State University. His research in the areas of microscale heat and mass transfer, two-phase flow, natural refrigerants, advanced thermal energy systems, and sustainable energy portfolios has resulted in over 20 archival journal and conference publications. He is the co-author of Condensation Heat Transfer, part of the World Scientific Press Reference on Two-Phase Flow and Heat Transfer series.  He has held prior positions at Carrier Corp., where he worked in the areas of CO2 compression and transport refrigeration, and as an instructor of energy system design and analysis at Georgia Tech in Atlanta and thermodynamics at the Georgia Tech international campus in Metz, France. While at Georgia Tech, Dr. Fronk was the recipient of the IJR Very Highly Commended Paper award (2010-2011), the ASHRAE Graduate Student Grant-in Aid award (2011-2012), and the ASME Graduate Teaching Fellowship (2011-2013).