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Bladimir Ramos-Alvarado

Assistant Professor


  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

301D Reber Building


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Research Areas:

Computational and Experimental Fluid Dynamics, Interfaces and Surfaces, Multiscale and Multiphysics Modeling, Computational Analysis, Thermal/Fluid Sciences

Interest Areas:

Solid-liquid interfacial phenomena at the nanoscale (atomistic modeling of wettability, friction, and heat transfer), transport phenomena and electrochemistry in PEM fuel cells, active-liquid cooling of electronics, thermal characterization of microelectronics, CFD modeling.





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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