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Michael Barringer

Assistant Research Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

145 Cato Park Engineering Building

mdb22@psu.edu

814-865-4326

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Education

Publications

Research Projects

  • January 2018 - June 2018, "Pratt and Whitney Smooth TOBI Continuation and Baseline," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).
  • July 2017 - December 2017, "Pratt and Whitney Smooth TOBI," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).
  • January 2016 - December 2016, "START Phase 1C Project," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).
  • July 2014 - June 2016, "DURIP: Providing a Testbed for Turbine Sensor Development with Engine Relevant Rotational Effects," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • October 2015 - September 2016, "Improving Turbine Efficiencies through Heat Transfer and Aerodynamic Research in the Steady Thermal Aero Research Turbine (START)," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • October 2015 - December 2016, "FAA CLEEN 2: Gas Turbine Fuel Reduction through Minimally Cooled Vanes and Blades," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).
  • October 2015 - December 2016, "Heater Integration into START Facility," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).
  • October 2015 - December 2015, "High Thermal Efficiency Cooling Concepts," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).
  • January 2015 - December 2015, "Effects of Leakage on Aerodynamic Performance," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).
  • May 2014 - December 2014, "Implementation of Fast Acting Valves into START Facility," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).
  • November 2013 - June 2014, "Secondary Flow Rotating Rig - Facility Development (Turbine Thermal Management FWP FY14, Task 5.1)," (Sponsor: AECOM (was URS Corporation)).
  • November 2013 - November 2014, "Secondary Flow Rotating Rig - Facility Development (Turbine Thermal Management FWP FY14, Task 5.1)," (Sponsor: AECOM (was URS Corporation)).
  • November 2013 - November 2014, "Secondary Flow Rotating Rig - Facility Development (Turbine Thermal Management FWP FY14, Task 5.2)," (Sponsor: AECOM (was URS Corporation)).
  • November 2011 - November 2013, "Secondary Flow Rotating Rig - Facility Development (Turbine Thermal Management Field Work Proposal)," (Sponsor: AECOM (was URS Corporation)).
  • November 2011 - November 2012, "Rotating Rig Facility Development," (Sponsor: URS Corporation).
  • November 2011 - November 2012, "Rotating Rig Facility Development," (Sponsor: URS Corporation).
  • November 2011 - November 2012, "Rotating Rig Facility Development," (Sponsor: URS Corporation).
  • November 2011 - November 2012, "Rotating Rig Facility Development," (Sponsor: URS Corporation).
  • October 2010 - September 2011, "Characterization of Rust for Turbine Component Studies," (Sponsor: Siemens Power Generation Inc.).
  • January 2011 - November 2011, "Development of a Rotating Rig to Study Secondary Flow Leakages and Aerothermal Cooling," (Sponsor: URS Corporation).
  • January 2011 - November 2011, "Development of a Rotating Rig to Study Secondary Flow Leakages and Aerothermal Cooling," (Sponsor: URS Corporation).
  • January 2011 - November 2011, "Development of a Rotating Rig to Study Secondary Flow Leakages and Aerothermal Cooling," (Sponsor: AECOM (was URS Corporation)).
  • January 2011 - December 2011, "Film-Cooling Effectiveness Measurements with Simulations of High Density Ratio Injection," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).
  • February 2011 - December 2011, "Increased Heat Transfer through Advanced Micro Cooling," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).
  • February 2011 - December 2011, "Advanced Film-Cooling Designs with Simulations of High Density Ratio Injection," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).
  • February 2010 - December 2010, "Advanced Film-Cooling Designs with Simulations of High Density Ratio Injection," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).
  • October 2009 - September 2010, "Characterization of Rust for Turbine Component Studies," (Sponsor: Siemens Power Generation Inc.).
  • July 2007 - September 2010, "Simulating Particle Deposition and Mitigating Deposition Degradation Effects in Film Cooled Turbine Sections," (Sponsor: University of Texas at Austin).
  • February 2010 - December 2010, "Increased Heat Transfer through Advanced Micro Cooling," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).
  • June 2009 - September 2009, "Characterization of Rust for Turbine Component Studies," (Sponsor: Siemens Power Generation Inc.).
  • March 2008 - December 2008, "1X Scale Heat Transfer Characterization with Pedestals," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).

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About

The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Penn State is one of the nation’s largest and most successful engineering departments. We serve more than 1,000 undergraduate students and more than 330 graduate students

We offer B.S. degrees in mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering as well as resident (M.S., Ph.D.) and online (M.S., M.Eng.) graduate degrees in nuclear engineering and mechanical engineering. MNE's strength is in offering hands-on experience in highly relevant research areas, such as energy, homeland security, biomedical devices, and transportation systems.

Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

137 Reber Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2519