... Focus on Energy Efficiency in helping industry obtain sustainable increase in productivity and reduction in operating costs
... Helping industry become 'green'

Research Interest

  • Industrial Energy Efficiency and Waste Reduction
  • Energy Management
  • Industrial Productivity Enhancement
  • Manufacturing Systems Engineering
  • Green Buildings

Research Summary

Total Research Funding on projects participation as PI/Co-PI with other PI/Co-PI's
1988-2018 $14.20 Million

 


Peer Reviewed Publications

Journals 54
Book 1
Conference 2
Contribution to book chapters 3
Total 60

 


Conference Publications MS Students Supervised PhD Students Supervised
60 76 10

 


Research Title Granting Agency Period
Energy Efficiency Evaluation of Compressed Air Dryer Hana Plant, South Korea 2017-2019
Industrial Assessment Center US DOE 1992-2021
Energy Assessments for WV Industries of Future (WV IOF) WVDE 2008-2017
Energy Efficiency Workshops WVDE 2013-2014
P2 Assessments WVDEP 2013-2018
Source Reduction Assistance EPA 2013-2014
Energy Efficiency Enhancement of Maryland State Buildings, Maryland Energy Administration MEA 2013-2014
Energy Assessments for Sustainable Communities WVU WVU 2012-2018
E3 Program - West Virginia WVDE 2009-2018
WV Buildings - Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant WVDE 2009-2013
Development of a Regional Assessment / Implementation SEN Delivery System Partnership US DOE / WVDE 2009-2013
Energy Assessments for Rural and Small Businesses USDA 2009-2018
Advancing Bio-Energy Research - Advanced Energy Initiative (AEI) - WVU WVU 2011-2012
IAC Knowledge Core Development for China US DOE/ORNL 2010-2011
QuickPEP for Chinese Industry US DOE/LBNL 2010-2011
Missouri Energy Efficiency Training Workshops SEMO 2010
Bio-Mass Feasibility for Forest Service Buildings RDS, LLC / KeyLogic 2010
Market Transformation for EERE Technologies through State and Multi-State Implementation of Clean Energy Standard Offer Programs WVDE 2008-2011
Biomass Plant Layout and Feedstock Supply RDS, LLC 2009-2010
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tagging of Lumber USDA 2009-2010
Enhancement of GEPDSS model in Continuous Galvanizing Lines for Increased Productivity - ILZRO ILZRO 2008-2010
Determination of Specific Energy Consumption in Sawmills: Facilitation and Benchmarking USDA / WUR at WVU 2008-2009
Save Energy Now (SEN) US DOE / WVDE 2008-2009
Energy Analysis and Diagnostics for PPG Industries, PA RED 2009
Plant wide energy assessment for PPG Industries, WV PPG/US DOE 2005-2007
Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) for Condition Assessment of Logs USDA 2004-2008
2004 State Energy Program, WV WVDO 2004-2005
WVDO Support for WV Industries of the Future WVDO 2004-2005
IMF Project Subtask Energy Assessments to Validate Potential Energy Savings UT-Battelle, LLC 2004-2007
Multifunctional Metallic and Refractory Materials for Energy Efficient Handling of Molten Metals US DOE 2004-2007
State energy project initiatives for sustaining & growing Industries Of Future (WV IOF) US DOE/WVDO 2004-2007
State energy project initiatives for sustaining & growing Industries Of Future (WV IOF) US DOE/WVDO 2005-2007
State energy project initiatives for sustaining & growing Industries Of Future (WV IOF) US DOE/WVDO 2007-2008
Life Improvement of Pot Hardware in Continuous Steel Hot Processes US DOE 2001-2005
State energy project initiatives for sustaining & growing Industries Of Future (WV IOF) US DOE/WVDO 2002-2003
Plant wide energy assessment for Bayer Corporation US DOE 2001-2003
Outreach strategies to promote state level partnerships in IOF US DOE 2001-2002
Wood industry assistance program US DOE/WVDO 2000-2008
FEMP US Bureau of Engraving and Printing energy assessment US DOE 2001-2002
State energy project initiatives for sustaining & growing Industries Of Future (WV IOF) US DOE/WVDO 1999-2001
TEXPERT: Expert System for Worker Safety and Health NEETC 1998-2003
Evaluation of Multi-Product Interactions USDA 1998-1999
Evaluation of materials for use in Zn-Al liquid metal coating systems ORNL 1998-1999
Plastics recycling knowledge base development DN American 1998-1999
TEXPERT: Expert System for Worker Safety and Health NEETC 1997-1998
Projects for positive effect on energy efficiency and environment Pennsylvania DEP 1997-1999
State energy project initiatives for sustaining & growing Industries Of Future (WV IOF) US DOE/WVDO 1997-1999
Industrial assessments for WV glass plants WVDO 1996-1998
Expert system for hardwood group selection USDA 1994-1998
Expert systems for industrial waste minimization NRCCE 1995-1997
Expert Systems for Forest Stand Management and Productivity Modeling, Incorporating Wildlife Impacts USDA, Forest Service 1992-1998
Design and Development of Expert Systems for Energy Analysis and Diagnostics: Energy Self Assessment for Industries US DOE 1994-1995
Expert Systems for Energy Analysis and Diagnostics US DOE 1994-1995
Expert Systems for Energy Analysis and Diagnostics NRCCE 1993-1995
A Machine Learning Model for Robotic Applications NASA/WV Space Grant Consortium 1992-1993
Machinability Analysis of Product Designs in Concurrent Engineering CERC under DARPA initiative in Concurrent Engineering 1988-1991