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Professor Subramanyam R. Gollahalli

Lesch Centennial Chair

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering - 1973 The University of Waterloo - Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

M.A. Sc., Mechanical Engineering - 1970 The University of Waterloo - Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

M. E., Propulsion Engineering - 1965 The Indian Institute of Science - Bangalore, India

B.E., Mechanical Engineering - 1963 The University of Mysore - Mysore, India

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Professor Gollahalli's research interests encompass fundamental as well as applied topics in the energy and combustion fields. The projects under his direction include combustion of liquid drops and sprays, flame characteristics of pulverized coal and synthetic fuels, combustion of biofuels, hybrid fuels such as emulsions and slurries, internal combustion engine and gas turbine combustors, turbulent diffusion flames in cross-flow streams, and microgravity combustion.

For more on Dr. Gollahalli's research, visit the Combustion and Flame Dynamics Lab.

HONORS AND AWARDS (selected)

Who's Who in the World®, 2016

International Biographical Centre Top 100 Educators, 2015

School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Service Award

Regent's Award for Superior Professional and University Service, University of Oklahoma, 2006

2006 AIAA Sustained Service Award (to recognize sustained, significant service and contributions to the AIAA by members of the Institute)

2005 George Westinghouse Gold Medal, ASME (for outstanding and exemplary contributions as an educator, researcher and consultant)

2001 Energy Systems Award, AIAA (for "Distinguished Contributions to Education, Research, Professional Service and Advancement of Energy and Combustion Science")

Best Paper Award, CIE/Design Conference, ASME, Sept. 1999

Ralph James Award - Petroleum Division, ASME, 1993

Samuel Collier Award - Petroleum Division, ASME, 1993

Engineering Excellence Award, University of Oklahoma, 1992-1994

ETCE Service Award, ASME, 1990, 1991, 1992

Senior Faculty Fellowship Award, University of Oklahoma, 1989

University Faculty Associates Award, University of Oklahoma, 1989-1992

Dean's Merit Award, College of Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1988

Halliburton Distinguished Lectureship, University of Oklahoma, 1984-1987

Regent's Award for Superior Teaching, University of Oklahoma, 1983

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT
Thermodynamics I
IC Engines
Aerospace Propulsion
Energy Conversion Systems
Principles of Measurements
Engine Laboratory

GRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT
Gas Turbine Power Plants
Turbomachinery
Fuels and Lubrication
Combustion
Experimental Methods in Thermal Sciences
Rocket Propulsion
Aircraft Jet Propulsion

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Fellow)
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Fellow)
International Society of Energy, Environment and Sustainability (Fellow)
Society of Automotive Engineers (Member)
The International Combustion Institute (Member)
American Society of Engineering Education (Member)
The Oklahoma Academy of Science (Member)

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Contact Information

(405) 325-1728
Felgar Hall 207
gollahal@ou.edu

Office Hours:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
10:30-11:30AM