students walk on University of Idaho campus

Visit U of I

Learn about the many reasons the University of Idaho could be a perfect fit for you. Schedule Your Visit

Parents on campus during orientation

Homecoming Oct. 1-7

Join other Vandal families for a week of celebration and Vandal traditions. View Calendar

campus full of students

U of I Retirees Association

UIRA has a membership of nearly 500 from every part of the University. Learn More

John C. Crepeau, Ph.D, P.E.

John C. Crepeau, Ph.D, P.E.

Professor, Interim Computer Science Department Chair


Engineering Physics 324M



Mailing Address

Mechanical Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 0902
Moscow, Idaho 83844-0902

  • Ph.D., University of Utah, 1991
  • M.S., University of Utah, 1988
  • B.S., University of California, Berkeley, 1983

  • Solid-liquid phase change with internal heat generation
  • Entropy generation in fluid flows
  • Design of aerospace vehicles
  • History of science

  • McCord, D., J. Crepeau, A. Siahpush, and J.A.F.Brogin, “Analytical Solutions to the Stefan Problem with Internal Heat Generation,” Applied Thermal Engineering, 103(2016)443-451
  • George, J., L.D. Owen, T. Xing, D.M.McEligot, J.C.Crepeau, R.Budwig, K. Nolan, Entropy generation in bypass transitional boundary layer flows,J. Hydrodynamics, 26(2014)669-680
  • Ghasemi, E., D.M. McEligot, K.P. Nolan, J. Crepeau, A. Siahpush, R. Budwig, A. Tokuhiro, Effects of adverse and favorable pressure gradients on entropy generation in a transitional boundary layer region under the influence of freestream turbulence, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 77(2014)475-488
  • Siahpush, A., J. O’Brien and J. Crepeau, Phase Change Heat Transfer Enhancement Using Copper Porous Foam, Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 130, August 2008, (82301), 11 pages.
  • Crepeau, J., “Josef Stefan: His Life and Legacy in the Thermal Sciences,” Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 31(2007)795-803.

  • Fulbright Scholar, Escuela Superior Polit├ęcnica del Litoral, Guayaquil, Ecuador, 2015-2016
  • Nominated, Annual Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Idaho, 2003-2004
  • Jesse and Mabel Hoffman Endowment Teaching Award, University of Idaho, 1995
  • National Science Foundation-NATO Postdoctoral Fellow, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, 1992-1993

Contact Us

Engineering Physics Building Rm. 324K

Mailing Address:

Mechanical Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 0902
Moscow, ID 83844-0902

Phone: 208-885-6579

Fax: 208-885-9031