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John Crepeau

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

Office: EP 324I
Phone: 208-885-5228
Email: crepeau@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: 875 Perimeter Drive, MS 0902

Moscow, Idaho 83844-0902

College of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Campus Locations: Moscow
With UI Since 1994

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Solid-liquid phase change with internal heat generation
    • transition to turbulence
    • history of science and engineering.
  • Selected Publications
    • Crepeau, J.C., Siahpush, A., Spotten, B., “On the Stefan Problem with Volumetric Energy Generation,” Heat and Mass Transfer (2009) Vol 46, pp. 119-128.
    • Crepeau, J. C., “Loschmidt, Stefan and Stigler’s Law of Eponymy,” Physics in Perspective (2009) Vol 11, No. 4, pp. 357-378. 
    • Rempe, J., D. Knudson, K. Condie, S.C. Wilkins, J. Crepeau, J. Daw, P. Green, “Options Extending the Applicability of High Temperature Irradiation Resistant Thermocouples (HTIR-TCs),” Nuclear Technology (2009) Vol. 161, No. 1, pp. 169-177. 
    • Crepeau, J. C., Siahpush, A. S., "Approximate Solutions to the Stefan Problem with Internal Heat Generation," Heat and Mass Transfer (2008) Vol 44, No. 7, pp. 787-794.  
    • Siahpush, A., O'Brien, J., Crepeau, J.C., “Phase Change Heat Transfer Enhancement Using Copper Porous Foam,” Journal of Heat Transfer (2008) Vol 130, paper 82301. 
    • Crepeau, J. C., "Josef Stefan: His Life and Legacy in the Thermal Sciences," Experimental Thermal Fluid Science (2007) Vol. 31, pp. 795-803.
    • Crepeau, J. C., McIlroy, Jr., H. M., "Dye-Bubble Interactions in an Open Channel Flow," Heat and Mass Transfer (2005) Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 104-111.
    • Crepeau, J. C., McIlroy, H. M., "Dye Interaction with Rising Bubbles in a Cross Flow," Journal of Visualization (2001), Vol. 4, No. 3, p. 215.
  • Awards and Honors
    • Nominated, Annual Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Idaho, 2004
    • Kodak Award, with H. McIlroy, Visualization Society of Japan, 2002
    • NASA-ASEE Summer Faculty Fellow, NASA Ames, 1996
    • Jesse and Mabel Hoffman Endowment Teaching Award, University of Idaho, 1995
    • NSF-NATO Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, 1992-1993
    • Instructor of the Year, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah, June 1991

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