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Sidy Ndao
Postdoctoral Associate

 

Sidy Ndao

Department of Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 66-501
Cambridge, MA  02139-4307

Phone: (617) 253-1929
Fax: (617) 258-8992
Email: sndao@mit.edu

Education:

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering (2010)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, New York
       
B.E., M.E., Mechanical Engineering (2005, 2007)
The City College of New York, New York City, New York

Research Summary:

My research interest is in microsystems energy conversion and power generation. My current research focuses on the development of highly efficient MEMS catalytic combustors for MEMS based thermoelectric and thermophotovoltaic technologies.

Journal Publications:

Ndao, S., Peles, Y., and Jensen, M.K., “Experimental investigation of flow boiling heat transfer of jet impingement on smooth and micro structured surfaces,” submitted to the International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer

Ndao, S., Peles, Y., and Jensen, M.K., “Effects of pin fin shape and configuration on the single-phase heat transfer characteristics of jet impingement on micron pin fins,” submitted to the International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer

Ndao, S., Lee, H.J., Peles, Y., and Jensen, M.K., “Heat transfer enhancement from micro pin fins subjected to an impinging jet,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, In Press

Basu S., Ndao S., Michna G.J., Peles Y., and Jensen M.K., “Flow boiling of R134a in circular microtubes. Part II: study of critical heat flux condition,” Journal of Heat Transfer, 133(5), 051503, 2011

Basu S., Ndao S., Michna G.J., Peles Y., and Jensen M.K., “Flow boiling of R134a in circular microtubes. Part I: study of heat transfer characteristics,” Journal of Heat Transfer, 133(5), 051502, 2011

Ndao, S., Peles, Y., and Jensen M.K., “Multi-objective thermal design optimization and comparative analysis of electronics cooling technologies," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 52(19-20), pp. 4317-4326, 2009

Conference Papers:

Ndao, S., Peles, Y., and Jensen M.K., “Two-phase heat transfer of a single jet impinging on an array of micro pin fins,” abstract accepted for ASME 2012 Summer Heat Transfer Conference

Basu S., Ndao S., Michna G.J., Peles Y., Jensen M.K., “Study of CHF condition for flow boiling of R134a in circular microchannels,” 14th International Heat Transfer Conference (IHTC-14), Washington DC, August 8-13, 2010

Basu S., Ndao S., Michna G.J., Peles Y., Jensen M.K., “Heat transfer characteristics of flow boiling of R134a in uniformly heated horizontal circular microtubes,” 14th International Heat Transfer Conference (IHTC-14), Washington DC, August 8-13, 2010

Ndao, S., Peles, Y., Jensen, M.K., “A genetic algorithm based multi-objective thermal design optimization of liquid cooled offset strip fin heat sinks," ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, July 19-23 2009, San Francisco, CA, HT2009-88039

 

 

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