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Ivan Catton

Ivan Catton, Ph.D.
(UCLA, 1966)

(310) 825-5320

International Journal of Fluid Mechanics Research

Areas of Interest
Heat transfer and fluid mechanics, transport phenomena in porous media, nucleonics heat transfer and thermal hydraulics, natural and forced convection, thermal/hydrodynamic stability, turbulence.


  • Geb, D., Zhou, F., Catton, I., “Internal Heat Transfer Coefficient Determination in a Packed Bed From the Transient Response Due to Solid Phase Induction Heating,” Journal of Heat Transfer-Transactions of the Asme, 134(4), April 2012.
  • Zhou, F., DeMoulin, G.W., Geb, D., and Catton, I., “Closure for a Plane Fin Heat Sink with Scale-Roughened Surfaces for Volume Averaging Theory (VAT) Based Modeling,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (in press), 2012.
  • Zhou, F. and I. Catton, “Volume Averaging Theory (VAT) based modeling and closure evaluation for fin-and-tube heat exchangers,” Heat and Mass Transfer: 1-11 (in press), 2012.
  • Catton, I., “Conjugate Heat Transfer Within a Heterogeneous Hierarchical Structure,” Journal of Heat Transfer-Transactions of the ASME, 133(10), October 2011.
  • M.R. Paul and I. Catton, “The relaxation of two-dimensional rolls in Rayleigh–Benard convection,” Physics of Fluids 16(5), 1262–1266 (2004).
  • A. Horvat and I. Catton, “Numerical Technique for Modeling Conjugate Heat Transfer in an Electronic Device Heat Sink,” Int J Heat Mass Transfer 46, 2155–2168 (2003).
  • A. Horvat and I. Catton, “Application of Galerkin Method to Conjugate Heat Transfer Calculation,” Num Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals 44, 509–531 (2003).