Professor Kevin R. Anderson, Ph.D., P.E.

Mechanical Engineering Department

California State Polytechnic University at Pomona

Director of Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy (STARE) Lab

Faculty Advisor and Founding Faculty Mentor for Cal Poly Pomona Alternative Renewable Sustainable Energy Club (ARSEC)

Faculty co-Advisor American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)  

Director of Non-linear FEA / CFD Multi-physics Simulation Lab

Course Coordinator for MEPE Review College of Extended University

Kranderson1@csupomona.edu

www.csupomona.edu/~kranderson1

(909) 869-2687

FAX (909) 869-4341

NCEES FE Exam Review Course Information

 

Dr. Anderson receives donation from Matti Pajari, R&D Engr. at HILTI and Cal Poly Pomona ME Alumni

 

ICPMV Kona, HI, June 2014

 

Dr. Anderson presenting technical posters at SOLAR 2014, San Francisco, CA, July 2014

 

 

 

Fall 2014 Courses:

ME 407/L “Solar Thermal Engineering/Lab” Tues./Thurs. Rm. 9-255 1-3:50 PM

ME 576 “Combustion Theory” Tues./Thurs. Rm. 9-243 6-7:50 PM

Office hours Tues. / Thurs. 4 PM – 6 PM

Winter 2015 Courses:

ME 427 “Thermal Systems Design” Tues./Thurs. 10-11:50 AM Rm. 9-209

ME 439/L “Control of Mechanical Systems (aka Design of Machine Controls)”  Tues./Thurs. 1-3:50 PM Rm. 17-1467 (Meas. Lab)

Office hours Tues. / Thurs. 4 PM – 6 PM

Spring 2015 Courses:

EGR 481/482 Senior Projects

EGR 691/692 Masters Projects

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications:

"Experimental Investigation of the Effects of Forced Convection on Solar Thermal Collector Performance" to Kevin Anderson, Raymond Faull, Charles Lowry, Kevin Martin, Thomas Tran, Cal Poly Pomona, Mechanical Engineering Dept.

submitted to International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER) October, 2014.

 

"A Solar Photon Thruster Concept for Outer Planet Missions" by P. Fieseler*, K. Anderson*,** G. Thomas*, *Caltech's NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, **Cal Poly Pomona, Mechanical Engineering Dept. submitted to AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets (JSR) September, 2014.

 

 

"Studying the Effects of Reheat on R134A Cycle  Performance using Industrial Air-Conditioning  Training Equipment" by K. Anderson, C. McNamara, Mechanical Engineering Department, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, USA

Journal of Refrigeration, Air conditioning, Heating and Ventilation (JoRACHV) Volume 1, Issue 2, www.stmjournals.com, July, 2014.

 

“Method of Determining a Nominal Index Value for the Polytropic Expansion Process of SCO2 in Piston-Cylinder Devices” by C. McNamara and K. Anderson full peer reviewed journal article accepted for publication to the International Journal of Thermodynamics, July 2014.

 

"Waste Heat Energy Regenerative Supercritical Carbon Dioxide (SCO2) Rankine Cycle Thermodynamic Analysis and Design,” by Dr. Prof. Kevin Anderson, P.E., Matt Devost, Trent Wells, Daniel Forgette, Ryan Okerson, Cal Poly Pomona and Martin Stuart, Steve Cunningham, Butte Industries. Full peer reviewed journal in Advances in Renewable Energy April, 2014.

 

“Numerical Study of Forced Air Cooling of a Heated Porous Foam Pyramid Array" by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Dr. Maryam Shafahi and Mr. Alfredo Gutierrez California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, Mechanical Engineering,
Non-linear FEA/CFD Multi-physics Simulation Laboratory,   Pomona, CA, 91768, USA, full article under review by Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Jan. 2014.

“Experimental Design and Uncertainty Analysis of a Cylindrical Guarded Heat Source Thermal Conductivity Measurement Apparatus,” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Intl. Journal of Applied Research in Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 3, Issue 2., 2013.

 

“Analysis and Design of a Lightweight High Specific Power Two-Stroke Polygon Engine” by K.R. Anderson, A. Clark, D. Forgette, M. DeVost, R. Okerson, T. Wells, Cal Poly Pomona ME Dept., S. Cunningham, M. Stuart, Butte Industries, paper number GTP-13-1391,  Nov. 2013,

ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power.

 

“STAR CCM+ CFD Simulations of enhanced heat transfer in high-power density electronics using forced air heat exchanger and pumped fluid loop cold plate fabricated from high thermal conductivity materials,” by Kevin R. Anderson, Matt Devost, Cal Poly Pomona, Watit Pakdee, Thammasat Univ. Thailand, Niveditha Krishnamoorthy, CD-Adapco, Irvine, CA. Journal of Electronics Cooling and Thermal Control, Nov. 2013.

 

"Experimental Study of Sunearth Flat Plate Solar Collector" Paper No. IJEE10260 K.R. Anderson, S. Hill, C. Selerberg, E. Guiterrez, Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy Lab, Mechanical Engineering Dept., California State Polytechnic University, accepted for publication in the International Journal of Energy Engineering (IJEE), Oct. 2013

 

“Design and Analysis of a Lithium Magnetoplasmadynamic Thruster," B. St. Rock and J. Blandino, WPI, Worcester, MA, K. R. Anderson Cal Poly Pomona/JPL, J.E. Polk, NASA JPL, AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 22, No. 5, Sep-Oct 2006, pp. 1098-1110.

 

D.B. Flowers and K.R. Anderson “Numerical Simulation of Conduction Heat Transfer in a System of Slowly Rotating Concentric Shells Separated by Small Annular Gap Distances Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A, Vol. 46, Issue 9: 1-17, 2004.

 

Richard Getze and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, “Boundary Layer Analysis Toolkit” Computational Fluid Dynamics Journal 13(1):11 April 2004 pp. 100-109.

 

K.R. Anderson and S. Mahalingam, “Numerical Study of Vortex/Flame Interaction in Actively Forced Confined Non-Premixed Jets,’’ ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 122, No. 2, May 2000, pp. 376-380.

 

K.R. Anderson, et al., “A Two-Dimensional Planar Computational Investigation of Flame Broadening in Confined Non-Premixed Jets,’’ Combustion and Flame, 118 (1-2), (1999) pp. 233-247.

 

K.R. Anderson, et al., ‘‘Classification of Absolute and Convective Instabilities in Premixed Bluff Body Stabilized Flames,’’ Combustion Science and Technology, 116, (1996) pp. 257-269.

 

Conference Proceedings:

 

"CFD Analysis of MSL Chemin  Instrument Natural Convection Thermal Control System"  by K. Anderson*,**,  *Caltech's NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, **Cal Poly Pomona, Mechanical Engineering Dept. submitted to AIAA ICES conference, Bellevue, WA July, 2015

 

"Thermalfluids Analysis and Design of a Solar Updraft Tower and Turbine System Utilizing Compost Waste Heat and Solar Energy" by Kevin Anderson, Marayam Shafahi, Christopher McNamara, Wesley Schroeder, Cal Poly Pomona, Mechanical Engineering Dept.submitted September 2014 to ASME 2015 9th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, June 28 to July 2, 2015

 

"Design, Fabrication and Testing of a Small Scale Solar Updraft Tower for Smart Grid Applications" by Kevin Anderson*, Sean Monemi**, Chris Freire**, Matthew Easton**, *Cal Poly Pomona, Mechanical Engineering Dept., **Cal Poly Pomona, Electrical Engineering Dept.

submitted September 2014 to ASME 2015 9th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, June 28 to July 2, 2015

 

“Cultivating Industry & University Partnerships in Engineering Education by using Sponsored Undergraduate Capstone Design Projects”  by Professor Kevin R. Anderson, Ph.D., P.E. poster presentation abstract accepted for presentation to the Clute Industries 2015 International Education Conference Maui, HI January 4-8, 2015

"Application of Solar Power on Sustainable Food Production System" by Dr. Maryam Shafahi, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Jeff Moore, Darius  Shu,  Hadasa Reyes,Erik  Mora, Roslina Hussin, Department of Mechanical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona.  Conference paper submitted to  the Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research, Saturday, November 22, 2014

“A Review on Nano-fluid Heat Pipes” accepted for presentation at the Intl. Mech. Engr. Congress & Expo, Montreal, Canada, Nov. 14-20, 2014, by Dr. Maryam Shafahi, PI, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, co-PI, Ali Borna, Michael Lee, Alex Kim, Syukrirashiduhakim Subandi, Parham Khansari, Cal Poly Pomona, Mechanical Engineering.

“Acoustical Analysis of a Home Recording Studio” by Austin Smith, Daniel Forgette and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson poster presentation accepted for presentation at the 10th annual COMSOL Conference, Boston Marriott, Oct. 8-10, 2014.

“Polygon Expansion Engine Waste Heat Energy SCO2 Recovery Cycle Thermodynamic Analysis & Component Design” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Chris McNamara, Joshua Henriquez, Abdon Hernandez, Kris Dapkunas, Eric Park, Brad Kobeissi, Jonathan Wells, paper accepted to the 4th International Symposium on Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Technologies for Transformational Energy Conversion , Pittsburgh, September 9 and 10, 2014

“Polygon Expansion Engine Waste Heat Energy SCO2 Recovery Cycle Thermodynamic Analysis & Component Design” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Chris McNamara, Joshua Henriquez, Abdon Hernandez, Kris Dapkunas, Eric Park, Brad Kobeissi, Jonathan Wells, poster presented  at the 4th International Symposium on Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Technologies for Transformational Energy Conversion , Pittsburgh, September 9 and 10, 2014

"Testing and Modeling of a Novel Solar Pool Cover" by Professor Kevin R. Anderson, P.E., Rafi Karim, Nick Qubain, Charles Lozano, Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy Lab, Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona abstract submitted to SOLAR 2014, San Francisco, CA, July 6-10, 2014

“Case Study of Renewable Energy Retrofits for a Farmhouse in Maui Hawaii” by Professor Kevin R. Anderson, P.E., Rafi Karim, Kakeru Berg, Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy Lab, Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona poster presented at SOLAR 2014, San Francisco, CA, July 6-10, 2014

“Application of Solar Power in Sustainable Food Production Systems”  by Matt Shekels, Daniel Woolston, Dr. Maryam Shafahi, Dr. Kevin Anderson, Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona poster presented at SOLAR 2014, San Francisco, CA, July 6-10, 2014

"Numerical Simulation of 3-d Free Convection in Porous Media due to Combined Surface Forced Convection and Internal Heat Generation" accepted poster presented at the 5th Intl. Conf. on Porous Media and its Applications in Science, Engineering and Industry June 22-27, 2014 Kona, Hawaii, USA, Kevin R. Anderson, Maryam Shafahi, Shawn McGann, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, Watit Pakdee, Thammasat University, Rangsit Campus, Thailand

"Numerical Study of Forced Air Cooling of a Heated Porous Foam Pyramid Array" accepted poster presented at the 5th Intl. Conf. on Porous Media and its Applications in Science, Engineering and Industry June 22-27, 2014 Kona, Hawaii, USA, Kevin R. Anderson, Maryam Shafahi, Alfredo Guitierez, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, Watit Pakdee, Thammasat University, Rangsit Campus, Thailand

"REAL – The Largest K-12 Outreach Program" by Dr. Jawaharlal Mariappan, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson and Dr. Victor Okhuysen paper abstract accepted for presentation to 2014 Hawaii Education & STEM Conference, June 16-18, Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu, HI.

“System-Level CFD Simulations of High Power Density Electronics Packages” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson as part of the Simulation of Accurate & Efficient Heat Transfer Workshop hosted by CD-Adapco May 6, 2014, Airport Marriott, Long Beach, CA.


"Teaching HVAC/R in a Learn by Doing Mechanical Engineering Program using Industrial Training Equipment" by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson (ME), Professor William Hauser (ME), Prof. Gerald Herder (ET), Prof. Frank Smith (ECE),
Sam Halstead, Rafi Karim, Kakeru Berg, Felix Monterroso, Chris McNamara, Thinh Phan, (ME) poster abstract accepted for presentation at the ASEE Zone IV Conference, Long Beach, CA, April 25, 2014

“Systems Level CFD Simulations of Large Power Density Electronics Packages Using K-Core Heat Exchanger/Cold Plate Assembly” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Director  of Non-linear FEA/CFD Multi-physics Simulation Lab, Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona, Mr. Ruben Bons, Director, Electronics, CD-Adapco, Ms. Niveditha Krishnamoorthy, Applications Engineer, CD-Adapco, presented at STAR CCM+ Global Conference, Vienna Austria, March 17-19, 2014.

“System Engineering Based Design and Analysis of a Lightweight Polygon Engine” by Laruen Yoshiba, Adam Clark, Ryan Kirkland, Dan Davison, Cliff Stover, Dr. Prof. Kevin R. Anderson, P.E., Steve Cunningham, ASME International Undergraduate Research and Design Expo. Topic: 17-2 Undergraduate Design Projects. Poster Number: IMECE2013-66945, November 17, 2013, San Diego, CA.

“Autonomous Robot Arduino Microcontrollers Based Project for Teaching Mechatronics” Andrew K. Siefert (1), Dr. Prof. Kevin Anderson (1), and Dr. Asst. Prof. Watit Pakdee (2), (1) Cal Poly Pomona, Mechanical Engineering, (2) Thammasat University, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Rangsit Center Pathumtani, Thailand, accepted for presentation and publication for The 4th TSME International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, 16-18 October 2013, Pattaya, Chonburi Thailand. Paper No. Dynamic Systems, Robotics and Control DRC 1001.

 

“Design & Analysis of a Lightweight Polygon Engine” by Mr. Adam Clark*, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson*, Prof. Cliff Stover*, Dr. Steve Cunningham**, Mr. Martin Stuart**. Accepted for presentation and publication at the Proceedings of the ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference, ICEF2013, October 13-16, 2013, Dearborn, Michigan, USA. *Mechanical Engineering Cal Poly Pomona, **Butte Industries.

 

“Structural Thermal Optical (STOP) Analysis of a CUBESAT Surveillance Payload using NX SST,” by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Dr. Donald Edberg, and Mr. Matthew Devost, poster accepted to 2013 AMOS Conference scheduled for September 10-13, 2013 in Maui, Hawaii.

 

"Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Analysis For Assessing The Effect Of Wind On The Thermal Control Of The Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover" Thermal Control for Planetary Surface Missions and Systems, 43rd International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), to be held 14-18 July 2013, in Vail, Colorado, USA. Pradeep Bhandari (1); Kevin Anderson (1),(2); (1) NASA JPL, (2) Cal Poly Pomona Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

 

"Performance of the Mechanically Pumped Fluid Loop Rover Heat Rejection System Used for Thermal Control of the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover on the Surface of Mars" Thermal Control for Planetary Surface Missions and Systems, 43rd International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), to be held 14-18 July 2013, in Vail, Colorado, USA. Pradeep Bhandari, Gajanana Birur, David Bame, A.J. Mastropietro, Jennifer Miller, Paul Karlmann, Yuanming Liu (1); Kevin Anderson (1),(2); (1) NASA JPL Propulsion, Thermal & Materials Engineering Section, (2) Cal Poly Pomona Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

 

“Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) 2.4 Meter Mission Study” paper Number: 8860-14 Conference: UV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes and Instruments: Innovative Technologies and Concepts VI (8860), Dave Conent (1), Daniel B. Klein (2), Dr. Zensheu Chang (2), Jennifer Dooley (2), Dr. Gary Kuan (2), Dr. Prof. Kevin R, Anderson, P.E. (2), (3). SPIE Optics & Photonics Aug. 25-29, 2013 San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA. (1) NASA GSFC, (2) NASA/JPL, (3) California State Polytechnic University at Pomona.

“Using ARDUINO to Teach Mechatronics” Cal Poly Pomona Successful Stories of Learning Poster Session, April 30, 2013. Dr. Prof. Kevin R. Anderson, Jon Hoy, Andrew Siefert, Ryan Kirkland, and Lauren Yoshiba.

“Using Arduino Microcontroller Based Robot Projects to Teach Mechatronics in a Hands-On Mechanical Engineering Curriculum presented and published at the ASEE PSW Conference Univ. of Calif. Riverside, April 18-20, 2013.

“Ball and Plate Control System Using Visual Feedback” by Trent Wells and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, P.E., Cal Poly Pomona Mechanical Engineering, presented at the 28th International Conference on Computers and their Applications (ISCA-2013) March 4-6, 2013, Honolulu, Hawaii

"CFD Analysis of OPALS Sealed Enclosure Electronics Sub-system" by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and Faculty Part Time JPL Thermal & Fluids Subsystems Group, technical paper presented at Thermal & Fluids Workshop (TFAWS) 2012, NASA JPL, Pasadena, CA, August 2012.

“Electronics Cooling of a Robotics Electronics Enclosure Using NX ESC" by Matthew Samson and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Advisor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, poster presented at TFAWS (Thermal & Fluids Analysis Workshop) 2012 hosted by NASA JPL / Caltech, August 13-17, Pasadena, CA. First Place Winner of "NASA JPL Glenn Tsuyuki Student Poster Award"

"Regeneratively Cooled Rocket Nozzle CFD Cooling System Analysis Using NX Flow" by Matthew DeVost and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Advisor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona technical paper and poster presented at TFAWS (Thermal & Fluids Analysis Workshop) 2012 hosted by NASA JPL / Caltech, August 13-17, Pasadena, CA. Second Place Winner of "NASA JPL Glenn Tsuyuki Student Poster Award"

"Thermal and High Energy Particle Enclosure for Electronic Components in Spacecraft and Robotic Platforms", M. Nevarez, Dr. K. R. Anderson presented at Composite Conference 2012 hosted by NASA and MKF, Las Cruces, NM, August 13-17, 2012

"Cal Poly Pomona/ NASA JPL High Usability Host (HUH) Spacecraft Project using NX SST" by Mr. Daniel Forgette, Mr. Matthew Devost, Mr. Austin Smith, Mr. Jonathan Hoy, Mr. Kevin Mayer, and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona poster presented at TFAWS (Thermal & Fluids Analysis Workshop) 2012 hosted by NASA JPL / Caltech, August 13-17, 2012 Pasadena, CA.

"Orbital Heating in COMSOL via MATLAB" by Jonathan Hoy and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
poster presented at
TFAWS (Thermal & Fluids Analysis Workshop) 2012 hosted by NASA JPL / Caltech, August 13-17, 2012 Pasadena, CA.

"Cal Poly Pomona/ NASA JPL High Usability Host (HUH) Spacecraft Project" Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Mr. Daniel Forgette, Mr. Matthew Devost, Ms. Maria Verastegui, Mr. Austin Smith, Mr. Jonathan Hoy, Ms. Christine Selerberg, Ms. Michelle Alfonsi, Mr. Kevin Mayer, Ms. Sevan Kenderian, Cal Poly Pomona, poster presented at HUIC, Honolulu, August 2012.

"Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Energy Recovery Cycle" Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Mr. Daniel Forgette, Mr. Ryan Okerson, Mr. Matthew Devost, Mr. Trent Wells, Cal Poly Pomona, poster presented at 2012 Hawaii University International Conferences, Math & Engr. Tech. 7/31 through 8/2/12 Marriott Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa, Honolulu HI.

"Waste Heat Energy Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Recovery Cycle Analysis and Design" by Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Trent Wells, Daniel Forgette, Matthew Devost, Ryan Okerson conference paper presented at WREF (World Renewable Energy Forum) 2012 sponsored by American Solar Energy Society (ASES), Denver, CO, May 14th, 2012.

"Butte Industries, Inc. / Cal Poly Pomona Waste-to-Renewable Energy Entrepreneurial Project" by Trent Wells, Daniel Forgette, Matt DeVost, Ryan Okerson, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson
presented at the American Society of Engineering Education
(ASEE PSW 2012) Pacific Southwest Region Conference at Cal Poly, SLO, April 19-21, 2012.

"Using OPTO-22 PAC Learning System in the ME Design of Machine Controls Lab" by Trent Wells, Matt DeVost, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson presented at the American Society of Engineering Education (
ASEE PSW 2012) Pacific Southwest Region Conference at Cal Poly, SLO, April 19-21, 2012.

“Waste Heat Energy Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Recovery Cycle Analysis and Design," by Dr. Kevin Anderson, Matt Devost, Trent Wells, Daniel Forgette, Ryan Okerson Showcase of Excellence, Engineering Project Symposium, May 2012. Cal Poly Pomona.

"CO2 Insulation for Thermal Control of the Mars Science Laboratory Rover," P. Bhandari, P. Karlmann, K. Anderson, and K. Novak, AIAA/SAE 41st ICES Conference Portland, OR, July, 2011

"Mars Science Laboratory Launch Pad Thermal Control" P. Bhandari et al. Dr. Kevin R. Anderson performed the CFD analysis presented in this paper, AIAA/SAE 41st ICES Conference Portland, OR, July, 2011

"Lunar Heat Flow Simulation and Testing Chamber," S.E. Smrekar1, G. Mungas1, G. Peters1, T.L. Hudson1, K. Anderson1,3, and P. Morgan2, 40th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Poster #2055, March 23-27, 2009, The Woodlands, Texas Caltech’s NASA / JPL, 2Northern Arizona University Dept. of Geology, 3Califorina State Polytechnic University at Pomona Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

 

"Non-Grey Radiation Modeling Using Thermal Desktop/Sindaworks," Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Proceedings of the 17th Annual Thermal and Fluids Analysis Workshop, TFAWS06, Aug 7-Aug 11, 2006, Univ. of Maryland, College Park.

 

"Using NI-ELVIS in the ME 340 and ME 435 Labs in Mechanical Engineering" Dr. Kevin R. Anderson and Dr. Angela Shih, ASEE PSW Regional Conference April 20-21, 2006, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona.

 

"Preliminary Design of a Lithium Vaporizer for the Advanced Lithium-Fed Applied Field Lorentz Force Accelerator," B. St. Rock and J. Blandino, WPI, Worcester, MA, K. Anderson Cal Poly Pomona/JPL, J.E. Polk NASA JPL , AIAA-2005-4245, 41st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference (JPC) & Exhibit, Tucson, AZ, July 10-13, 2005.

 

"Structural Dynamic and Aeroelastic Finite Element Simulation of an F-18 Tail Rudder, Impact of Adding a Control Surface" Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Mr. Kevin White, Mr. Wayne McEntire, Paper #DETC2005-84184, Fifth ASME International Conference on Multibody Systems, Nonlinear Dynamics and Control at the ASME 2005 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, September 24-28, 2005, Long Beach, CA.

 

"Electrochromic Radiators for Microspacecraft Thermal Control", Dr. Anthony Paris, NASA-JPL and Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, NASA JPL & Cal Poly Pomona, Prasanna Chandrasekhar, Brain Zay, Terrence McQueeney, Ashwin-Ushas Corp., Inc., SSC05-VIII-11, 19th Annual AIAA Utah State University Conference on Small Satellites, Logan, UT, August 8-11, 2005

 

"Autonomous Robotic Vehicle Design" Dr. Kevin R. Anderson and Mr. Chris Jones, Course or Curriculum Innovations ASEE PSW Regional Conference April 7-8, 2005, Loyola Marymount University

 

"Survey of Active Aeroelastic Control for Flutter Suppression" Paper #IMECE2004-60458 Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Mr. Kevin A. White, Mr. M. Joe Neal, 2004 Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and RD&D Expo Anaheim, CA November 15-17,2004

 

"CFD Analysis of Inlet and Outlet Regions of Coolant Channels in an Advanced Hydrocarbon Engine Nozzle," by Dr. K.R. Anderson, Cal Poly Pomona, Mechanical Engineering and Swales Aerospace Senior Thermal Engineer/CFD Analyst, Proceedings of the 15th Annual Thermal and Fluids Analysis Workshop, TFAWS-04,CFD/Aerothermal Session, Aug 30-Sep 3, 2004, NASA JPL, Pasadena, CA.

“Cryogenic Tank Analysis Program (CTAP)”, Kevin R. Anderson, Bob Mohling, G. Scott Willand. TFAWS-96, Univ. of Houston/NASA JSC, Houston TX, Sep. 1996.

"Vortex Dynamics in Compact Waste Incinerators” K.R. Anderson, et al.,  Conference Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, pp. 270-273, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, August 1995.

 

Grants/Contracts/Funded Activities:

Advisor ROBOSUB AUV Team, Fall 2013 through Spring 2014, Cal Poly Pomona interdisciplinary team of ME, ECE students with co-advisor’s Dr. Phyllis Nelson, ECE and Dr. U.J. Fan, ME

Advisor “2014 DOE Better Buildings Case Competition” DOE Whitepaper student team competition Fall 2013 through Spring 2014. Student team: Rafi Karim, Thomas Tran, Jill Hauck, Kakeru Berg

$100K proposal submitted to CEC for Renewable Natural Gas Roadmap, Dr. Shokoufeh Mirzaei PI, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson co-PI, Winter 2014.

$1M proposal submitted to NSF for Agricultural UAV/Ground Robotics, Dr. Subodh Bhandari PI, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson co-PI, Winter 2014.

$200K proposal submitted to NASA SMALLSAT RFP; Donald L. Edberg, ARO Tom Ketseoglou, ECE, James S. Kang, ECE, Sean Monemi, ECE, Dr. Prof. Kevin R. Anderson, ME Courtney Duncan, NASA-JPL, Spring 2013.

$200K proposal submitted to NASA SMALLSAT RFP; Tom Ketseoglou, ECE, James S. Kang, ECE, Donald L. Edberg, ARO, Sean Monemi, ECE, Dr. Prof. Kevin R. Anderson, ME, Courtney Duncan, NASA-JPL, Spring 2013.

"Smart Solar PV Battery Refrigerator Controller" has been selected for full funding for the 2012/2013 Academic year of the Max Tech and Beyond Appliance Design Competition, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. Prof. Jerry Herder, PI, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, co-PI.

 

“SCE/Cal Poly Pomona HVAC/R & Energy Systems Lab Revitalization PHASE 1” ~$250K awarded to R Frank Smith, Cal Poly ECE, PI, Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, Cal Poly ME, co-PI, Dr. Henry Xue, co-PI, Cal Poly ME and Mr. Mario Alvarez, co-PI, Cal Poly ET. Start Fall 2012 end Fall 2013.

 

NASA/JPL Raise the Bar Funding for “Cubesat Thermal Control” $15K. Winter 2013 through Fall 2013.

NASA/JPL Raise the Bar Funding for “Highly Reusable Host Spacecraft” $15K. Fall 2012 through Fall 2013.

Butte Industries Renewable Energy Research & Development, donations of $10K Fall 2012 through present.

Siemens PLM Software Grant of NX Advanced Simulation including Flow, Electronic Systems Cooling & Space Systems Thermal est. commercial value $28M, Winter 2012.

 

Awarded SunEarth Inc. Solar Collector donation of Equipment ~$10K

Awarded ~$40K State Equipment funding for Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy Lab Development, Fall 2010. This equipment is fuel cells and solar arrays which are currently being installed in the Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy Lab

Awarded ~$10K State Equipment funding for Advanced Engineering Measurements Lab Development Spring 2011. This equipment is whether station and other telemetry which are currently being installed in the Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy Lab.

Awarded grant for computing time for "DSMC of Micro-Couette Flows Extended to Large Knudsen Numbers" Maui High Performance Computing Center, Principal Investigator: Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, February 14, 2006.

“Flight Control System Design Impacts When Using Active Aeroelastic Control,” Externally funded research project for Parker Aerospace in the amount of $68K, acted as PI leading an interdisciplinary team of students and faculty from the College of Engineering. Fall 2002-2003.Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, PI, Dr. Don Edberg, co-PI, Joe Neal, Kevin White, Michael Hiersche, Wayne McEntire.

 

“Senior Project Research and Development Work for Lennox Hearth Products Inc.,” Mark Flores, , Scott Koumis, Ye Than, Arman Then, Kimsenjaya Tjendana. Externally funded ME Team Senior Project directed by Dr. Anderson for Lennox Hearth Products Inc. Total award amount $20K. Summer 2005-Fall 2005.

 

Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (RSCA) 2008-09 Cal Poly Pomona Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, “Transpired Solar Air Collector for use in Alternative Energy Education,” PI Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, total requested $5000, submitted November, 2008.

 

November 7, 2008 NASA Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) – Lunar Advanced Science and Exploration Research (LASER), “Mathematical Modeling of the Lunar Environment Utilizing Heat Flow Experiment Data From Apollo 15 and 17,” PI Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, co-PI Mr. Matt Russell, ATK Space Systems, Inc., total funding requested $100K.

 

9/25/08 ATK Thermoelectrics Literature Review Task, funding of $30K PI Dr. Kevin R. Anderson

 

12/1/04 NSF Grant Proposal “Developing and Implementing A “Hands-On” Concepts Integration/Realization Laboratory in Courses Throughout the Curriculum” PI Dr. Angela Shih, ME, co-PI Dr. Kevin R. Anderson

 

1/1/05 NSF STEP Proposal “Three Strategies to Improve STEM Graduation Rates” PI Dr. Barbara Burke, Chemistry, co-PI Dr. Kevin R. Anderson

 

10/15/04 Submitted proposal to Agilent Technologies Communications and Electronics Equipment Program for the University Teaching Laboratory entitled “Cal Poly Pomona Small Scale Space Simulation Laboratory” requested equipment totaling $150K

 

Professional Service:

Track Organizer for ASME PowerEnergy2015 conference ASME 2015 9th International Conference on Energy Sustainability Track 2-13 Combined Energy Cycles, CHP, CCHP, and Smart Grids June 28 to July 2, 2015

 

Reviewer for Pearson Engineering Books Fall 2014 to present.

 

Reveiwer for International Journal of Thermodynamics,  Spring 2014 to present.

 

Reviewer for Amereican Chemical Science Journal http://www.sciencedomain.org/journal-home.php?id=16  Summer 2014 to present.

 

Reviewer for “Energies” http://www.mdpi.com/journal/energies om-line journal Summer 2014 to present.

 

Member of ASEE Board of Directors Pacific Southwest Region (PSW) Summer 2014 to present.

 

Reviewer for “Waste Heat Recovery Strategy and Practice” http://www.mdpi.com/journal/energies/special_issues/waste-heat-recovery, Summer 2014 to present

 

 

Reviewer for “Advances in Research” http://www.sciencedomain.org/journal-home.php?id=31, Summer 2014 to present

 

Associate Editor (USA, Mexico and Central America region) of the Proceedings for the  15th International Heat Transfer Conference 10-15 August, 2014 Kyoto, Japan.

Session co-chair for Topic 7-8, Emerging Energy Technologies of the 21st Century at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE2013) November 15-21, 2013 San Diego, CA.

Advisor of ARSEC (Alt. Renewable Sustainable Energy Club) Winter 2013 to present.

ASHRAE co-advisor for Cal Poly Pomona chapter, 2012-present

AIAA Member, 2012 - present

Member of the Western HVAC Performance Alliance (WHPA) 2012-present.

Session Chair for the "Modeling" section at the 28th International Conference on Computers and their Applications (ISCA-2013) March 4-6, 2013, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Session Chair for Thermal & Fluids Analysis Workshop (TFAWS) 2012 NASA-JPL, Pasadena, CA.

Review for ITHERM 2014, Winter 2014 to Spring 2014.

Reviewer for “Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics (JAFM)” http://www.jafmonline.net/, Fall 2008 – present.

Reviewer for International Society for Computers and Their Applications (ISCA), CATA 2013 March4-6, 2013 Sheraton at Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

 

Reviewer for the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE PSW 2012) Pacific Southwest Region Conference at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, April 19-21, 2012.

 

Reviewer for HUIC Conference, Hawaii, August 2013.

 

Volunteered to be member of the Board for ASEE, Spring 2013.

 

EIT / FE Review Course Coordinator, Cal Poly Pomona, CEU, Fall 2008-present

 

MEPE Review Course Coordinator, Cal Poly Pomona, CEU, Winter 2013- present

 

Director of Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy Lab, Fall 2011 through present

Director of Computational Fluid Dynamics Lab, Fall 2012 through present

Course Director and Coordinator for EIT/FE Review Course, College of Extended Univ. Fall 2008 through present

Course Director and Coordinator for MEPE Licensure Review Course, Mechanical Engineering Program, Cal Poly Pomona, Fall 2010 through present.

Teach courses in support of Cal Poly Pomona Aerospace MS program at Lancaster, CA Univ. Center to service MS students working at NASA Dryden Research Center and Lockheed Martin

Chair of College Retention Tenure and Promotion (RTP) Committee, Fall 2009 through present.

Member of University Grade Appeals Committee, Fall 2004 through present.

ME Department Accreditation (ABET) Committee Chair and Coordinator Fall 2001 through Fall 2006.

ME Department Laboratory Committee member, Fall 2000 through present

ME Industrial Advisory Committee Member, Fall 2000 through present

Member of MSME Graduate Committee Fall 2000 through present

MSME coordinator Fall 2002 through Fall 2006

12/08 Sponsor of FIRST robotics team with Inglewood Middle School. This project will be a test bed for EGR 481/482 Service Learning. Students: Teri Rincon and Xavier Padilla

 

12/04 Sponsor of FIRST robotics team with West Covina High School. This project will be a test bed for EGR 481/482 Service Learning. Students: Kirk Oden, Travis Covington, Kevin Gasperini

 

 

Professional Development:

 

Awarded Teacher Scholar Award Cal Poly Pomona, 2014-2015

 

Awarded Teacher Scholar Award Cal Poly Pomona, 2013-2014

 

Awarded  Cal Poly Pomona Improving the Classroom Experience (ICE) "Renewable Energy Laboratory Infrastructure " proposal in the amount of ~$24 K  2014-2015. 

 

Awarded  Cal Poly Pomona Improving the Classroom Experience (ICE) "Control Systems Laboratory " proposal in the amount of ~$14 K  2013-2014. 

 

Sabbatical leave for Fall 2009 quarter: performed research at National Aeronautics and Space Administration – Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA-JPL) conducting thermal modeling and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations.

 

NASA-JPL Faculty Fellow Summer 2004, Thermal and Cryogenic Engineering Group, Thermal and Fluids System Engineering Team

 

Attended CD-Adapco STAR CCM+ Battery Modeling/simulation Workshop, Newport Beach, CA Dec. 2012

Completed CD-Adapco STAR CCM+ CFD software training, Sep. 2012.

Acquired high-end workstations for CFD/Multi-physics R&D Computer Lab housed in Alt. Energy Lab of Mech. Engr. at Cal Poly Pomona, Winter 2012.

Orchestrated purchase of COMSOL 4.2a Multi-physics Simulation Software for ME dept. and COE Winter 2012

"Director Solar Thermal Alternative Renewable Energy Lab" Cal Poly Pomona Mechanical Engineering Department, Winter 2011 - present.

“Polytechnic Professor” 2012-203 Mechanical Engineering Dept. Pi Tau Sigma Delta Beta Chapter

"Professor of the Year" 2010-2011 Mechanical Engineering Dept. Pi Tau Sigma Delta Beta Chapter

"Professor of the Year" 2006-2007 Mechanical Engineering Dept. Pi Tau Sigma Delta Beta Chapter

"Professor of the Year" 2003-2004 Mechanical Engineering Dept. Pi Tau Sigma Delta Beta Chapter

Cal Poly Pomona Robotics Club faculty advisor and original charter initiator, Fall 2007 through Fall 2010

 

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) faculty advisor, Fall 2000 through Fall 2006

 

Hawaiian Music Ohana

Dr. Anderson & The Great Uncle Don Ho, 12/04

Dr. Anderson & Uncle George Kahumoku Jr.

http://www.slackkeyshow.com/

Dr. Anderson, Uncle Led Kaapana,  

Auntie Sharon Kaapana

Dr. Anderson & Uncle Cyril Pahinui

Dr. Anderson & Da Best Hawaiian Entertainer, Amy Hanaiali’i Gilliom

     Dr. Anderson and Ms. Raiatea Helm

Dr. Anderson, Raiatea Helm,

Uncle Keola Beamer

Dr. Anderson & Ms. Tia Carrere

Dr. Anderson & Uncle Richard Ho’opi’i

Dr. Anderson and Uncle Willie K.

Dr. Anderson & Hawaiian Steel Guitar Master Jeff Au Hoy

Dr. Anderson, Uncle Led &Aunty Sharon

Dr. Anderson & Uncle Cyril Pahinui

Dr. Anderson & Uncle Led

Dr. Anderson, Raiatea Helm,

Uncle Keola Beamer

Dr. Anderson and Jim “Kimo” West

Dr. Anderson & Amy Hanaiali’i Gilliom

Dr. Anderson & Kamuela Kimokeo of Hikua

 

Dr. Anderson & Glenn Awong of Maoli

 

Dr. Anderson and Brother Noland

Dr. Anderson and Uncle Wilie K. at Kimo’s

Dr. Anderson and Peter deAquino

Dr. Anderson, Uncle George, Brother Noland at Napili Bay

Dr. Anderson and Sonny Lim

 

Dr. Anderson with Sonny & Lorna Lim

Dr. Anderson with Jeff Peterson

Dr. Anderson and Jerry Santos

Dr. Anderson and Kawika Kahiapo

we both grind at Keneke’s Waimanolo

 

Amy Hanaiali’i and Dr. Anderson

 

Aunty Sharon, Dr. Anderson, Uncle Led

Uncle G. Prof. A, Uncle Led

Dr. A, Cyril Pahinui, Uncle Steve