Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
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Research Interests

  • Multicomponent droplet vaporization and combustion
  • Gasification, air- and oxy-combustion and pyrolysis of solid fuels
  • Modeling reaction and transport in porous media
  • Energy conversion
  • Professional Preparation

    Ph.D., 2012, Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    M.S., 2006, Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    B.S.E., 2004, Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University

    Selected Recent Publications

    Jinaqing Li, Simcha L Singer "An efficient coal pyrolysis model for detailed tar species vaporization" Fuel Processing Technology, 2018 171, 248-257

    Alanna Y Cooney, Simcha L Singer "Modeling multicomponent fuel droplet vaporization with finite liquid diffusivity using Coupled Algebraic-DQMoM with delumping" Fuel, 2018 212, 554-565

    Singer, S., "Direct Quadrature Method of Moments with Delumping for Modeling Multicomponent Droplet Vaporization" International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2016, 103, 940-954

    Singer, S., Chen, L. and Ghoniem, A. F., “The Influence of Gasification Reactions on Char Consumption under Oxy-Combustion Conditions: Effects of Particle Trajectory and Conversion,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 34, (2), 2013, 3471–3478.

    Singer, S. and Ghoniem, A. F., “Comprehensive Gasification Modeling of Char Particles with Multi-Modal Pore Structures”, Combustion and Flame, 160, (1), 2013, 120–137.

    Singer, S. and Ghoniem, A. F., “An Adaptive Random Pore Model for Multi-Modal Pore Structure Evolution with Application to Char Gasification,” Energy and Fuels, 25 (4), 1423-1437, 2011.




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