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Adrienne Lavine


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Adrienne Lavine, Ph.D.
(UC Berkeley, 1984)

(310) 825-7468

Modeling of Complex Thermal Systems Laboratory (MCTS Lab)



Solar thermal energy storage, thermal energy harvesting, thermal control of nanoscale manufacturing, thermomechanical behavior of shape memory alloys, thermal aspects of manufacturing processes including machining and plasma thermal spray.

Selected Recent Publications:

Lakeh, R.B., Lavine, A.S., Kavehpour, H.P., Wirz, R.E., “Study of Turbulent Natural Convection in Vertical Storage Tubes for Supercritical Thermal Energy Storage,” Numerical Heat Transfer Part A-Applications, Vol. 67(2), pgs. 119-139 (2015).

Tse, L.A., Ganapathi, G.B., Wirz, R.E., Lavine, A.S., "Spatial and Temporal Modeling of Sub- and Supercritical Thermal Energy Storage," Solar Energy, Vol. 103, pgs. 402-410 (2014).

Bran-Anleu, G., Lavine, A.S., Wirz, R.E., Kavehpour, H.P., "Algorithm to Optimize Transient Hot-wire Thermal Property Measurement," Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 85(4), Article No. 045105 (2014).

Du, Z., Chen, C., Traverso, L., Xu, X., Pan, L., Chao, I.-H.), Lavine, A.S., " Optothermal Response of Plasmonic Nanofocusing Lens under Picosecond Laser Irradiation," Proc. SPIE, Article No. 896707 (2014).

Lakeh, R.B., Lavine, A.S., Kavehpour, H.P., Ganapathi, G.B., and Wirz, R.E., “Effect of Laminar and Turbulent Buoyancy-Driven Flows on Thermal Energy Storage using Supercritical Fluids,” Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications Vol. 64(No. 12), pgs. 955-973 (2013).

Bergman, T.L., Lavine, A.S., Incropera, F.P., and DeWitt, D.P., Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer, Wiley, 7th ed. (2011).

Bulgrin, K.E., Ju, Y.S., Carman, G.P., and Lavine, A.S., “An Investigation of a Tunable Magnetomechanical Thermal Switch,” J Heat Transfer, Vol. 133(No. 10):101401-1–101401-7 (2011).

Sasa, L.A., Yearley, E.J., Jablin, M.S., Gilbertson, R.D., Lavine, A.S., Majewski, J., and Hjelm, R.P., “Shear-induced metastable states of end-grafted polystyrene,” Phys Rev E, Vol. 84(No. 2):021803-1–021803-6 (2011).