Advanced Multi-Phase Flow Laboratory

                       Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering


Student Earned Honors and Awards


2016 Recipient of ANS Graduate Scholarship - Adrian Leandro



2016 Recipient of Penn State University, COE Integrated University Program Scholarship - Huyen Pham



2014 Recipient of Penn State University, COE REU Scholarship - George Evan Coats



2014 Recipient of Rickover Graduate Fellowship in Nuclear Engineering - Ted Worosz



2014 Kulakowski Travel Award Recipient - Josh Wheeler


Graduate research assistant Josh Wheeler received a 2014 Kulakowski Travel Award to attend the 2014 Advances in Thermal Hydraulics Conference in Reno, NV to present his work: "Experiments on the Effects of a Spacer Grid in Air-Water Two-Phase Flow"


2012 Winter ANS Meeting (San Diego, California)


  1st Place Student Poster Session, Graduate Category - T. Worosz
  Poster title: "Separate-Effects Test Facility for Hydrodynamic Effects of a Spacer Grid"


2011 Winter ANS Meeting (Washington, D.C.)


  2nd Place Student Poster Session - M. R. Dodds, J. D. Talley, & T. Worosz
  Poster title: "Investigation on Interfacial Structures in Horizontal Bubbly Flow"


2010 Winter ANS Meeting (Las Vegas, Nevada)


  Student Poster Session Best Poster Award - K. Kirsch, C. Green, M. Yadav
  Poster title: "Two-phase flow in combinatorial flow channels"

2010 Recipient of Nuclear Regulatory Commission Graduate Fellowship - Ted Worosz



2010 Recipient of NANT Graduate Fellowship - Ryan Buratti



2010 Student ANS Conference (University of Michigan)


  Best Paper in Thermal Hydraulics - F. Nedwidek
  Presentation title: "Investigation of Geometric Effects of a 90-degree vertical
  elbow in Two-Phase Flow"


2010 Student ANS Scholarships


  James Spring - Local Pittsburgh, PA Chapter Scholarship

  Mohan Yadav - Saul Levine Memorial Scholarship


2009 Winter ANS Meeting (Washington, D.C.)


  1st Place Student Poster Session - S. Sarangi, R. Sakurai, and J. Baird
  Poster title: "Postulated Air-Ingress Phenomenon in VHTR"

  2nd Place Student Poster Session - M. Yadav, F. Nedwidek and J. Spring
  Poster title: "Two-Phase Flow in Combinatorial Channels"


2009 Student ANS Conference (University of Florida)


  Outstanding Undergraduate Presentation (Thermal-Hydraulics) - M. Dorn
  Presentation title: "Two-Phase Minor loss for Air-Water Bubbly Flow via
  a 90-degree Vertical Elbow"


2008 Recipient of Rickover Graduate Fellowship in Nuclear Engineering - Justin D. Talley



2008 Student ANS Conference (Texas A&M University)


  Outstanding Undergraduate Presentation (Mathematics & Computation) - S. Zwolinski
  Presentation title: "Overview and Development of the Interfacial Area Transport
  Equation"


2006 Fourteenth International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (Miami, FL)


  Best Student Presentation - J. Spring
  Presentation title: "Rod Bundle Heat Transfer - Steady-State Steam Cooling
  Experiments"


2006 Student ANS Conference (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)


  Best Presentation (Thermal-Hydraulics I) - J. Spring
  Presentation title: "Rod Bundle Heat Transfer - Steady-State Steam Cooling
  Experiments"