Vish Prasad

Professor
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940-565-2926
vish.prasad@unt.edu
  • Education
    PhD, University of Delaware, 1983.
    Major: Mechanical Engineering

    MS, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 1978.
    Major: Mechanical Engineering
    Degree Specialization: M. Tech., Research in Heat Transfer

    BS, National Institute of Technology, 1971.
    Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Biography
    Dr. Vish Prasad, currently Professor of Mechanical and Energy Engineering at University of North Texas, is an internationally-renowned researcher and academic leader. His research has focused on convective heat transfer, heat transfer in porous media, energy materials and devices, advanced materials processing and manufacturing, microelectronics, and computational methods. Dr. Prasad has published over two hundred invited and/or refereed articles, made over one hundred conference presentations, and organized numerous conferences, symposia, and workshops. He serves (or has served) on many Editorial Advisory Boards as well as an Editor or Co-editor of several archival journals, monographs, annual reviews, and a hand book on crystal growth. He has been a consultant to many companies, has four patents to his credit, and currently serves as an advisor to a major engineering publishing house. As a PI/ Co-PI, Dr. Prasad has received over $25 million in grants and contracts from federal agencies and industry. And, over the years, he has mentored/advised sixteen doctoral students, twelve post-doctoral fellows, six visiting scientists, and numerous masters and undergraduate students. In the academic leadership role, Dr. Prasad has served as the President of Mody University of Science and Technology (Rajasthan, India, 2/2014-8/2015), Vice President for Research and Economic Development of University of North Texas (2007-2012), Executive Dean/Dean of the College of Engineering and Computing at Florida International University (FIU, 2001-2007), Interim Dean of Engineering at Wichita State University (2013), and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Stony Brook University (1997-2001). His academic positions include Assistant Professor and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University (1984-1993), Professor and Leading Professor of Mechanical Engineering (1993-2001) as well as Professor of Materials Science and Engineering (joint appointment, 1997-2001) at Stony Brook, and Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at FIU (2001-2007). Dr. Prasad has received 2011 Michael P. Malone International Leadership Award from the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU), 2010 Award for building Texas-India Educational Partnership from the Greater Dallas Indo-American Chambers of Commerce, 2006 Academic Excellence Medal from the Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions for contributions to engineering education in Latin America and the Caribbean, and 2005 Distinguished Service Medal for Engineering Education in Latin America from Santa Maria University. He has also received 2007 Educator of the Year Award for contributions to engineering education to Hispanics, from HENAAC (now known as “Great Minds in STEM”) – a national organization that honors Hispanic leaders in engineering and business and 2006 ABET President’s Diversity Award on behalf of the FIU College of Engineering and Computing from the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET). Dr. Prasad is the Founding President of Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI) and Co-founder of Mattoo Center for India Studies at Stony Brook. Dr. Prasad is an elected Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineer (ASME). In the past, he has served as the Chair of several ASME Heat Transfer Division Committees and a member of the USRA Microgravity Research Council for a major NASA Program. Dr. Prasad received his B.S. from National Institute of Technology, Patna (India), M. Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, and Ph.D. from University of Delaware, all in mechanical engineering.
  • Research
    An internationally recognized researcher in convective heat transfer, heat transfer in porous media, materials processing (crystal growth, plasma spray coating and thin film processing), microelectronics, energy systems, and computational and experimental methods.
  • Publications

    Book Chapters and Invited Review Articles

    1. Characterization: An Overview,” Springer Handbook of Crystal Growth, pp. 3-16, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany, 2010.
    2. Prasad, V., and Pendurti, S., “Models for Stress and Dislocation Generation in Melt Based Compound Crystal Growth,” Springer Handbook of Crystal Growth, Eds. G. Dhanaraj, K. Byrappa, V. Prasad, and M. Dudley, pp. 1335-1378, Springer-Verlag, Germany, 2010.
    3. Chen, Q.-S., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “Physics and Modeling of Ammonothermal Growth of Gallium Nitride Single Crystals,” in Focus on  Crystal Growth Research, ed. G.V. Karas, Nova Science Publishers, New York, pp. 151-169, 2006.
    4. Mishra, D., Prasad, V., and Mukherjee, D.K., "Liquid Crystal Thermography: Application to Convection and Phase Change Problems," Annual Review of Heat Transfer, Vol. XIII, Begell House Publishing, New York, 2003.
    5. Dhanaraj, G., Huang, X.-R., Dudley, M., Prasad, V., and Ma, R., “Silicon Carbide Crystals – Part I: Growth and Characterization,” in Crystal Growth for Modern Technology, K. Byrappa and T. Ohachi, eds., Springer-Verlag/William Andrews Publishing, Norwich, NY, pp. 181-232, 2003.
    6. Chen, Q. S., Prasad, V., Zhang, H., and Dudely, M. “Silicon Carbide Crystals – Part II: Process Physics and Modeling,” in Crystal Growth for Modern Technology, K. Byrappa and T. Ohachi, eds., Springer-Verlag/William Andrews Publishing, Norwich, NY, pp. 233-269, 2003.
    7. Dhanaraj, G., Dudley, M., Ma, R.H. , Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “Growth and Characterization of SiC Single Crystals,” in Crystal Growth of Technologically Important Materials, K. Byrappa, T. Ohachi, H. Klapper and R. Fornari, eds., Allied Publishers, New Delhi, pp. 482-494, 2003.
    8. Chen, Q. S., and Prasad, V., “Modeling of Ammonothermal Growth of Nitrides and Applications,” in Crystal Growth of Technologically Important Materials, K. Byrappa, T. Ohachi, H. Klapper and R. Fornari, eds., Allied Publishers, New Delhi, pp. 61-72, 2003.
    9. Pendurti, S., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., "Modeling of Transport Phenomena and Defects in Crystal Growth Processes," Proceeding of the International Workshop on Solidification Processing, Pune, India (Jan. 2000); also, Sadhna - an Indian Journal, Volume 26, Parts 1 & 2, pp. 71-102, 2001.
    10. Wang, G.-X., Prasad, V., and Sampath, S., "Rapid Solidification in Thermal Spray Deposition: Microstructure and Modeling," Proceeding of the International Workshop on Solidification Processing, Pune, India (Jan. 2000); also, Sadhna - an Indian Journal, Volume 26, Parts 1 & 2, pp. 35-58, 2001.
    11. Wang, G.-X., and Prasad, V., "Rapid Solidification: Fundamentals and Modeling," Annual Review of Heat Transfer, ed. C.-L. Tien, Begell House Publishing, New York, Vol. XI, pp. 207-305, 2000.
    12. Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “Modeling of High Pressure Liquid-Encapsulated Czochralski Processes," in Modelling of Transport Phenomena in Crystal Growth, eds. J.S. Szmyd and K. Suzuki, Development in Heat Transfer Series, WIT Press, UK, pp.323-362, 2000.
    13. Sun, D., Chatterjee, A., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., "An Adaptive Multizone Numerical Method for Internal Flows and Phase-change Problems," Proceeding of the International Symposium on Challenges and New Directions in Computations of Internal Flows, eds. V. Ganeshan, T.S. Sudararajan and E.G. Tulapurkara, pp. 33-50, IIT, Madras, India, Jan. 2000.
    14. Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “Heat and Mass Transfer in Czochralski Crystal Growth Systems,” Proc., 3rd ISHMT/ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Kanpur, pp. 175-184, 1997.
    15. Prasad, V., Zhang, H., and Anselmo, A., “Transport Phenomena in Czochralski Crystal Growth Processes,” Advances in Heat Transfer, Vol. 30, pp. 313-435, Academic Press, 1997.
    16. Fang, C.C., Prasad, V., Joshi, R.V., Jones, F., and Hsieh, J.J., A Process Model for Sputter-Deposition of Thin Films Using Molecular Dynamics,” in Thin Films, Vol. 22, Eds. S. Rossnagel and A. Ulman, Academic Press, pp. 117-173, 1996.
    17. Prasad, V., and Zhang, H., “Challenging Issues in Bulk Crystal growth Modeling,” Ceramic Transactions, Vol. 60, Current Issues on Crystal Growth of Novel Electronic Materials, The American Ceramic Society, pp. 3-36, 1995.
    18. Prasad, V., Lauriat, G., and Kladias, N., "Non-Darcy Natural Convection in a Vertical Porous Cavity," Heat and Mass Transfer in Porous Media, Eds. M. Quintard and M. Todorovic, Proc. ICHMT - Int. Seminar on Heat and Mass Transfer in Porous Media (1991), Dubrovnik, Croatia, Elsevier, 1992.
    19. Lai, F.C., Kulacki, F. A., and Prasad, V., "Mixed Convection in Porous Media," NATO ASI, Convective Heat and Mass Transfer in Porous Media, S. Kakac et al., eds., Kluwer Academic Publ., Netherlands, pp. 225-287, 1991.
    20. Lauriat, G., and Prasad, V., "Natural Convection in a Vertical Porous Annulus," NATO ASI, Convective Heat and Mass Transfer in Porous Media, S. Kakac et al., eds., Kluwer Academic Publ., Netherlands, pp. 143-172, 1991.
    21. Prasad, V., "Convective Flow Interaction and Heat Transfer Between Fluid and Porous Layers," Proc. NATO ASI, Convective Heat and Mass Transfer in Porous Media, S. Kakac et al., eds., Kluwer Academic Publ., Netherlands, pp. 563-615, 1991.
    22. Prasad, V., and Kladias, N., "Non-Darcy Convection in Saturated Porous Media," Proc. NATO Advanced  Study Institute, Convective Heat and Mass Transfer in Porous Media, S. Kakac et al., eds., Kluwer Academic Publ., Netherlands, pp. 173-226, 1991.

     

    Journals and Symposium Volumes (Refereed)

    1. Cha, E., Patel, M.D., Park, J., Hwang, J., Prasad, V., Cho, K., and Choi, W., “2D MoS2 as an efficient protective layer for lithium metal anodes in high performance Li-S batteries,” Nature Nanotechnology, Vol. 13, pp. 337-344, 2018.
    2. Chen Q.-S., Jiang, Y., Yan, J., Li, W., and Prasad V., “Modeling of ammonothermal growth processes of GaN Crystal in large-size Pressure Systems, Res. Chem. Interemediates, Vol. 37, pp. 467-477, 2011.
    3. Jiang, Y., Chen Q.-S., and Prasad V., “Numerical Simulation of Ammonothermal Growth Processes of GaN crystals, J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 318, pp. 411-414, 2011
    4. Roy, S., Vedala, H., Roy, A.D., Kim, D.,  Doud, M. , Mathee, K.,  Shin, H., Shimamoto, N.,  Prasad, V. , and Choi, W.,  “Direct Electrical Measurements on Single-Molecule Genomic DNA Using Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” Nano Letters, Vol. 8, pp. 26-30, 2008.
    5. Chen, Q.S., Deng, G., Ebadian, A., and Prasad, V., “Numerical Study on Flow Field and Temperature Distribution in Growth Process of 200 mm Czochralski Silicon Crystals,” J. Rare Earths, Vol. 25 S2, pp. 345-348, 2007.
    6. 3. Q.-S. Chen*, J.-Y. Yan, V. Prasad, Application of flow-kinetics model to the PVT growth of SiC crystals, J. of Crystal Growth 303, pp. 357-361, 2007. (SCI/EI)Chen, Q.-S., Yan, J.-Y. , and Prasad, V., “Application of Flow-kinetics Model to the PVT Growth of SiC Crystals,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 303, pp. 357-361, 2007. 4. S. Pendurti*, Q.-S. Chen and V. Prasad, Modeling ammonothermal growth of GaN single crystals: The role of transport, J. of Crystal Growth 296(2), pp. 150-158, 2006.(SCI/EI)
    7. Pendurti, S., Chen, Q.-S., and Prasad, V., “Modeling Ammonothermal Growth of GaN Single Crystals: The Role of Transport,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 88 (20), pp. 201908, 2006.
    8. Zhang, Z.-B., Lu, J., Chen, Q.-S., and Prasad, V., “Thermoelastic Stresses in SiC Single Crystals Grown by the Physical Vapor Transport Method,” Acta Mech. Sinica, Vol. 22, pp. 40-45, 2006.
    9. Chen, Q.S., Lu, J., Zhang, Z.-B., Wei, G.-D., and Prasad, V., “Growth of Silicon Carbide Bulk Crystals by Physical Vapor Transport Method and Modeling Efforts in the Process Optimization,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 292, pp. 197-200, 2006.
    10. Chen, Q.-S., Pendurti, S., and Prasad, V., “Modeling of Ammonothermal Growth of Gallium Nitride Single Crystals,” J. Materials Science,   Vol. 41, pp. 1409 – 1414, 2006.
    11. Pendurti, S., Prasad, V., and Zhang, H., “Modeling Dislocation Generation in High Pressure Czochralski Growth of InP Crystals: Part 1, Construction of a Visco-Elastic Deformation Model” Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 13, pp. 249-266, 2005.
    12. Pendurti, S., Prasad, V., and Zhang, H., “Modeling Dislocation Generation in High Pressure Czochralski Growth of InP Crystals: Part 2,” Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 13, pp. 267-297, 2005.
    13. Mishra D., Longtin J. P., Singh R. P., and Prasad V., “Coherent Gradient Sensing Interferometry: Application in Convective Fluid Medium for Tomographic Measurements,” Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 38, pp. 59–69, 2005.
    14. Mishra D., Longtin J. P., Singh R. P., and Prasad V., “Performance Evaluation of Iterative Tomography Algorithms for Incomplete Projection Data,” Appl. Optics, Vol. 43(7), pp. 1522-1532, 2004.
    15. Chen, Q.-S. , Wegrzyn, J., and Prasad, V., “Analysis of Temperature and Pressure Changes in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Cryogenic Tanks,” Cryogenics, Vol. 44, part 10, pp. 701-709, 2004.
    16. Dhanaraj, G., Dudley, M., Ma, R-H., Zhang, H,. and Prasad, V., “Design and Fabrication of Physical Vapor Transport System for the Growth of SiC Crystals,” Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 75, pp. 2843-2847, 2004.
    17. Dhanaraj, G., Liu, F., Dudley, M., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “PVT Growth of 6H SiC Crystals and Defect Characterization,” Materials Research Society Proceedings, Vol. 815, 31.1-31.6, 2004.
    18. Wu, B., Ma, R., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “Modeling and Simulation of AlN Bulk Sublimation Growth Systems,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 266, pp. 303-312, 2004.
    19. Chen, Q.-S., Pendurti, S., and Prasad, V., “Effects of Baffle Design on Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Ammonothermal Growth Systems of Nitrides,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 266, pp. 271-277, 2004.
    20. Ma, R.-H. , Zhang, H., Dudley, M., and Prasad, V., “Thermal System Design and Dislocation Reduction for Growth of Wide Band-gap Crystals: Application to SiC Growth,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 258, pp. 318-330, 2003.
    21. Chen, Q.-S., Prasad, V., and Hu, W.R., “Modeling of Ammonothermal Growth of Nitrides,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 258, pp. 181-187, 2003.
    22. Sahoo, R.K., and Prasad, V., “Application of Composite Adaptive Grid Generation and Migration (CAGGM) Scheme for Phase-Change Materials Processes,” Numerical Heat Transfer, Vol.42, pp.707-732, 2002.
    23. Sahoo, R.K., and Prasad, V., “A Composite Adaptive Grid Generation and Migration Technique for Materials Processing Problems,” SIAM J. Computational Physics, Vol. 24, pp. 1175-1202, 2003.
    24. Wan, Y.P., Sampath, S., Prasad, V., Williamson, R., and Fincke, J.R., “An advanced model for plasma spraying of functionally graded materials,” Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 137, pp. 110-116, 2003.
    25. Mishra D., Wong S. L., Longtin J. P., Singh R. P., and Prasad V., Development of a Coherent Gradient-Sensing Tomographic Interferometer for Three-dimensional Refractive-index Based Measurements, Optics Communications, Vol. 212, pp. 17-27, 2002.
    26. Wong, S. L., Mishra D., Longtin J. P., Singh R. P., and Prasad V., “Visualization of Iso-Gradient Lines in Convective-Diffusive Systems using Gradient Sensing Interferometry, J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 124 (4), 2002. Proc. 2001 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, New Orleans, November 2002.
    27. Wan, Y.P., Fincke, J.R., Sampath, S., Prasad, V., and Herman, H., "Modeling and Experimental Observation of Evaporation from Oxidizing Molybdenum Particles Entrained in a Thermal Plasma Jet," Int. Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 45, pp. 1007-1015, 2002.
    28. Nunes, E. M., Naraghi, M. H. N., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “A Volume Radiation Heat Transfer Model for Czochralski Crystal Growth Processes,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 236, pp. 596-608, 2002; Proceedings of the ASME Heat Transfer Division, HTD-Vol. 366-3, pp. 273-283, Orlando, FL, 2000.
    29. Ma, R.-H.,  Zhang, H. , Prasad, V., and Dudley, M.,  “Growth Kinetics and Thermal Stress in the Sublimation growth of Silicon Carbide,” Crystal Growth and Design, Vol. 2, pp. 213-220, 2002.
    30. Ma, R.-H.,  Zhang, H. , Prasad, V., Ha, S., and Skowronski, M.,  “Numerical simulation of RF heating for a SiC vapor growth system”, Proc. 2001 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, pp. 1-7, 2001.
    31. Jafri, I., Chandra, M., Zhang, H., Prasad, V. Reddy, C., Amato-Wierda, C., Landry, M., and Ciszek, T., "Enhanced Bulk Polysilicon production using silicon tubes,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 225, pp. 330-334, 2001.
    32. Mishra D., Prasad V., Ferland M. and Lutjen P. M., Liquid Crystal Flow Visualization and Measurement of Temperature Fields: Extension to Third Dimension, BSME-ASME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, Dhaka, Bagladesh, December 2001.
    33. Wan, Y.P., J.R. Fincke, X.Y. Jiang, Sampath, S., Prasad, V., and Herman, H., Modeling of Oxidation of Molybdenum Particles during Plasma Spray Deposition, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, Vol. 32B, pp.475-481, 2001.
    34. Sun, D., Zhang, H., Prasad, V., Mackintosh, B., and Kalejs, J.P., “An Advanced Multiblock Solution Procedure and its Application to Silicon Tube Growth by EFG Technique,” ASME HTD, Vol. 369, pp. 161-170, 2001
    35. Roy, A., Zhang, H., Prasad, V., Mackintosh, B., Ouellette, M., and Kalejs, J.P., “Growth of Large Diameter Silicon Tube by EFG Technique: Modeling and Experiment,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 230, pp. 224-231, 2001; also, Third International Workshop on Modeling in Crystal Growth, Hauppauge, NY, 2000.
    36. Chen, Q.S., Zhang, H., Prasad, V., Balkas C.M., and Yushin, N.K., Modeling of Heat Transfer and Kinetics of Physical Vapor Transport Growth of Silicon Carbide Crystals” J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 123, pp. 1098-1109, 2001; also with a revised title, "A System Model for Silicon Carbide Crystal Growth by PVT Method," 33rd National Heat Transfer Conference, Albuquerque, 1999.
    37. Chen, Q.-S., Zhang, H. and Prasad, V., Heat Transfer and Kinetics of Bulk Growth of Silicon Carbide, J. Crystal Growth, Volume 230, pp. 239-246, 2001; also, Third International Workshop on Modeling in Crystal Growth, Hauppauge, 2000.
    38. Prasad, V., Chen, Q.S., and Zhang, H., “A Process Model for Silicon Carbide Growth by Physical Vapor Transport,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 229, pp. 510-515, 2001; also, 1st Asian Conference on Crystal Growth and Crystal Technology, Sendai, Japan, 2000.
    39. Chen, Q.-S., Zhang, H., Prasad, V., Balkas, C.M., Yushin, N.K. and Wang, S., “Kinetics and Modeling of Sublimation Growth of Silicon Carbide Bulk Crystals,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 224, pp. 101-110, 2001.
    40. Wan, Y.P., Zhang, H., Jiang, X.Y., Sampath, S., and Prasad, V., "Role of Solidification, Substrate Temperature and Reynolds Number on Droplet Spreading in Thermal Spray Deposition: Measurements and Modeling," J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 123, pp. 382-389, 2001; also, 33rd National Heat Transfer Conference, Albuquerque, CD-ROM, ASME, 1999.                   
    41. Lutjen, P., Mishra, D., and Prasad, V., " Three-Dimensional Visualization and Measurement  of Temperature Field using Liquid Crystal Scanning Thermography," J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 123, pp. 1006-1014, 2001; also,33rd National Heat Transfer Conference, Albuquerque, CD-ROM, ASME, 1999.           
    42. Wan, Y.P., Gupta, V., Deng, Q., Sampath, S., Prasad, V., Williamson, R., and Fincke, J.R.,"Modeling and Visualizatoion of Plsama Spraying of FGMs and its Applications to Optimization of Spray Conditions," J. Thermal Spray Technology, Vol. 10, pp. 382-389, 2001.
    43. Chen, Q.-S., Zhang, H., Ma, R.-H., Prasad, V., Balkas, C.M. and Yushin, N.K., Modeling of Transport Processes and Kinetics of Silicon Carbide Bulk Growth, J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 225, pp. 299-306, 2001; also, American Conference for Crystal Growth, Vail, CO, 2000.
    44. Mishra, D., Pal. A., Nemick, N., Saha, A. K., Prasad, V., and Zhang, H., “Experimental and Numerical Study of Transport Phenomena in a Simulated Hydrothermal Crystal Growth System of Fluid-Saturated Porous Layer,” Proceedings of the ASME Heat Transfer Division, HTD-Vol. 366-3, pp. 241-252, Orlando, FL, 2000.
    45. Saha, A. K., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “Thermal Transport During Seeding and Shouldering in the Czochralski Crystal Growth,” Proceedings of the ASME Heat Transfer Division, HTD-Vol. 366-3, pp. 253-262, Orlando, FL, 2000.
    46. Xu, J., Ferland, M., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “Thermal Analysis of Solidification in a Czochralski-Type Rotating System,” Proceedings of the ASME Heat Transfer Division, HTD-Vol. 366-3, pp. 263-272, Orlando, FL, 2000.
    47. Ferland, M., Mishra, D., and Prasad, V., “Study of Solidification in a Simulated Czochralski System via Liquid Crystal Tracers,” National Heat Transfer Conference, Pittsburgh, NHTC2000-12050, 2000.
    48. Chatterjee, A., and Prasad, V., “A Full Three-Dimensional Adaptive Finite Volume Scheme for Transport and Phase-Change Processes, Part I: Theory and Validation,” Numerical Heat Transfer A, Vol. 37, pp. 801-822, 2000.
    49. Chatterjee, A., Prasad, V., and Sun, D., “A Full Three-Dimensional Adaptive Finite Volume Scheme for Transport and Phase-Change Processes, Part II: Application to Crystal Growth,” Numerical Heat Transfer A, Vol. 37, pp. 823-844, 2000.
    50. Bhagavat, M., Kao, I., and Prasad, V., "Elasto-Hydrodynamic Interaction in the Free Abrasive Wafer Slicing Using a Wiresaw: Modeling and Finite Element Analysis," ASME J. Tribology, Vol. 122, pp. 394-404, 2000.
    51. Wang, G.X., Prasad, V., and Sampath, S., “An Integrated Model for Dendritic and Planar Interface Growth and Morphological Transition in Rapid Solidification,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, Vol. 31 A, pp. 735-746, 2000.
    52. Chatterjee, A., Sun, D., and Prasad, V., “Three-Dimensional Simulation of Low Pressure and LEC High Pressure Czochralski Growth,” Heat and Mass Transfer 2000, Proc., 4th ISHMT/ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conf., Pune, India, pp. 799-804, Tata-McGraw Hill, New Delhi, Jan. 2000.
    53. Roy, A., Mackintosh, B., Kalejs, J. P., Chen, Q.-S., Zhang, H., Prasad, V., “A Numerical Model for Inductively Heated Cylindrical Silicon Tube Growth System,” J. Crystal Growth Vol. 211, pp. 365-371, 2000; also, American Conference for Crystal Growth, Tucson, AZ, 1999.
    54. Ma, R. H., Chen, Q.-S., Zhang, H., Prasad, V., Balkas, C., and Yushin, N. K., “Modeling of Silicon Carbide Crystal Growth by Physical Vapor Transport Method,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 211, pp. 352-359, 2000; also, American Conference for Crystal Growth, Tucson, AZ, 1999.
    55. Wan, Y., Prasad, V., and Sampath, S., “Evaporation Modeling of Plasma Sprayed Powder Particles,” Heat and Mass Transfer 2000, Proc., 4th ISHMT/ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conf., Pune, India, pp. 1173-1178, Tata-McGraw Hill, New Delhi, Jan. 2000.
    56. Wang, G.X., Goswami, R., Sampath, S., and Prasad, V., “Understanding the Heat Transfer and Solidification of Plasma-Sprayed Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia Coatings,” Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 261-271, 2004; also in Proceedings of The 4thISHMT-ASME Heat Transfer Conference, Pune, India, pp. 1135-1140, Tata-McGraw Hill, New Delhi, Jan. 2000.
    57. Wan, Y.P., Sampath, S., V. Prasad, Williamson, R., and Fincke, J.R., “An Advanced Model for Plasma Spraying of Functionally Graded Materials,” J. Materials Processing Technology Engineering, Vol. 137(1), pp.110-116, 2003; also, The Fifth IUMRS International Conf. on Advanced Materials, Beijing, China, 1999.
    58. Wang, G.X., and Prasad, V., “Microscale Heat and Mass Transfer and Non-equilibrium Phase Change in Rapid Solidification,” Materials Science and Engineering, Vol.292, pp. 142-148, 2000; also, The Fifth IUMRS International Conference on Advanced Materials, Beijing, China, 1999.
    59. Roy, A., Chen, Q.-S., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “An Integrated Model for Electromagnetic Field and Heat Transfer for Cylindrical Tube Growth System by EFG Method,” International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nashville, ASME HTD Vol. 364, 1999.
    60. Zou, Y.F., Wang, G.-X., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “Mechanisms of Thermal-Solutal Transport and Segregation in a High Pressure Liquid-Encapsulated Czochralski System,” J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 121, pp. 148-159, 1999; also, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Dallas, ASME HTD Vol. 351, pp. 3-15, 1997.
    61. Mishra, D., Lutjen, P., Chen, Q.-S., and Prasad, V., "Tomographic Reconstruction of Three-Dimensional Temperature Field using Liquid Crystal Scanning Thermography," Experimental Heat Transfer, Vol. 13, pp. 235-258, 2000; also, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nashville, ASME HTD Vol. 364-4, pp.23-32, 1999.
    62. Wan, Y.P., Gupta, V., Zhang, H., Varshney, A., Sampath, S., and Prasad, V., "Modeling and Visualization of Plasma Spray Process for Depositing Functionally Graded Materials," International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nashville, ASME HTD Vol. 364-3, pp.389-394, 1999.
    63. Yang, F., Prasad, V., and Kao, I., “Thermal Constriction Resistance of a Strip Contact Spot on a Thin Film,” J. Physics D: Applied Physics, Vol. 32, No. 8, pp. 930-936, 1999.
    64. Chen, Q.S., Hu, W.R., and Prasad, V., "Effect of Liquid Bridge Volume on the Instability in Small-Prandtl-Number Half Zones," J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 203, pp. 261-268, 1999.
    65. Wan, Y.P., Fincke, J.R., Sampath, S., and Prasad, V., "Modeling the In-flight Oxidation of Plasma Sprayed Molybdenum Particles," Proc. 14th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry, Prague, pp. 1983-1988, August 1999.             
    66. Chen, Q.S., Chatterjee, A., Prasad, V., and Larkin, J., “A Porous Media-Based Transport Model for Hydrothermal Growth,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 198/199, pp. 710-715, 1999; also, Twelfth International Conference on Crystal Growth, Jerusalem, Israel.
    67. Zhang, T., Ladeinde, F., and Prasad, V., “Turbulent Convection in a Czochralski Melt,” J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 121, pp. 1027-1041, 1999.
    68. Bao, X., Lin, Z., Zhang, H., Prasad, V., and Shamash, Y., “Control of the Czochralski Crystal Growth Process-almost Disturbance Decoupling with Global Asymptotic Stability, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, pp. 1530-1534, 1999.
    69. Paniagua, J., Rohatgi, U.S., and Prasad, V., “Modeling of Thermal Hydraulic Instabilities in Single Heated Channel Loop During Startup Transients,” Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. (193(1), pp. 207-226, 1999; also, National Heat Transfer Conference, Baltimore, 1997.
    70. Bliss, D., Bryant, G., Lancto, R., Zhao, J., Dudley, M., Prasad, V., and Zhang, H., “Dislocation Generation and Propagation Near the Seed-Crystal Interface During MLEC Crystal Growth OF Sulfur -Doped InP,” Proceedings of International Conference on InP and Related Materials, Davos, Switzerland, 1999.
    71. Wan, Y.P., Prasad, V., Wang, G.-X., Sampath, S., and Fincke, J., "Modeling  of Powder Particle Heating, Melting, Resoldification, and Evaporation in Plasma Spraying Processes," J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 121, pp. 691-699, 1999; also, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Anaheim, ASME HTD Vol. 361-4, pp. 67-77, 1998.
    72. Zhang, T., Wang, G.-X., Ladeinde, F., and Prasad, V., “Thermo-Solutal Issues In Large Silicon Crystal Growth," International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition,  Anaheim, CA, Nov. 15-20, 1998.
    73. Chen, Q.S., Prasad, V., and Chatterjee, A., “Modeling of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in a Hydrothermal Crystal Growth System: Use of Fluid-Superposed Porous Layer Theory,” J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 121, pp. 1049-1058, 1999; also, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Anaheim, 1998.
    74. Chatterjee, R. K. Sahoo and V. Prasad "Three Dimensional Simulation of Phase Change Processes: Application to Czochralski Crystal Growth." High Performance Computing '98, Boston 1998.
    75. Zhang, T., Wang, G.-X., Zhang, H., Ladeinde, F., and Prasad, V., "Oxygen Transport in Czochralski Growth of 300 mm Diameter Silicon Crystal," Proceeding of Electrochemical Society Symposium on High Purity Silicon V, Boston, 1998.
    76. Beg, O.A., Takhar, H.S., Soundalgekar, V.M., and Prasad, V., “Thermoconvective Flow in a Sarurated Porous Mediumusing Brinkman's Model: Numerical Study,” Int. Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 8, pp. 559-589, 1998.
    77. Wang, G.-X., Sampath, S., Prasad, V., and Herman, H., "Modeling of Rapid Solidification during Splat Quenching," in Solidification 1998, eds. S.P. Marsh et al., pp. 485-496, TMS Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, 1998.            
    78. Wang, G.-X., Sampath, S., Prasad, V., and Herman, H., "A Mathematical Model for Microsegregation in Rapidly Solidified Alloys," Proc. International Conference on Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes VIII, pp. 219-226, San Diego, CA, 1998.                                  
    79. Bliss, D., Bryant, G., Jafri, I., Prasad, V., Gupta, K., Farmer, R., and Chandra, M., “A New High-Pressure System for Synthesis and Crystal Growth of Large Diameter InP,” Int. Conference on Indium Phosphide and Related Materials, Tsukuba, Japan, 1998.
    80. Kao, I., Prasad, V., Chiang, F.P., Bhagavat, M., Wei, S., Chandra, M., Costantini, M., Leyvraz, P., Talbott, J., and Gupta, K.P., “Modeling and Experiments on Wiresaw for Large Silicon Wafer Manufacturing,” Fifty Years of Silicon Technology, Annual Conference of Electrochemical Society, San Diego, 1998.
    81. Kao, I., Bhagavat, M., Prasad, V., Talbot, J., and Gupta,K., “Integrated Modeling of Wiresaw in Wafer Slicing,” Proceedings of the 1998 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, Monterrey, Mexico, pp. 425-426, 1998.
    82. Nunes, E.M., Naraghi, M.H.N., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “A Volume Radiation Heat Transfer Model for Czochralski Crystal Growth Process,” ASME HTD Vol. 366, pp. 273-284, 2000; also, AIAA/ASME Heat Transfer Conf., Denver, 1998,.
    83. Zhang, H., Zheng, L.L., Prasad, V., and Hou, T.Y., “A Curvilinear Level set Formulation for Highly Deformable Free Surface Problems with Application to Solidification" Numerical Heat Transfer, Vol. B34, pp. 1-20, 1998.
    84. Zhang, H., Zheng, L.L., Prasad, V., and Larson, D.J., “Effect of Pulling Velocity on Interface Dynamics and Solute Segregation During Crystal Growth" Heat Transfer 1998, Proc., International Heat Transfer Conference, Vol. 7, Korea, 1998.
    85. Sahoo, R.K., Prasad, V., Zhang, H., Chui, C.K., Tangerman, F., and Glimm, J., “A Multizone Adaptive Parallel Scheme for Solidification in a Rectangular Cavity" Heat Transfer 1998, Proc., International Heat Transfer Conference, Vol. 7, Korea, 1998.
    86. Zhang, T., Wang, G.X., Zhang, H., Ladeinde, F., and Prasad, V., “Turbulent Transport of Oxygen in the Czochralski Growth of Large Silicon Crystals,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 198/199, pp. 141-146, 1998; also, Twelfth International Conference on Crystal Growth, Jerusalem, Israel, 1998.
    87. Zhang. H., Zheng, L.-L., Prasad, V., and Larson, D. J., Jr., 1998, “Diameter Controlled Czochralski Growth of Silicon Crystal,” J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 120, pp. 874-882, 1998.
    88. Zhang, H., Zheng, L.L., Prasad, V., and Larson, D.J., “Local and Global Simulations for Bridgman and Czochralski Growth,” J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 120, pp. 865-873, 1998; also, Proc. 32nd National Heat Transfer Conference, Baltimore, ASME HTD Vol. 347, pp. 281-291, 1997.
    89. Rudraiah, N., and Prasad, V., “Effect of Brinkman Boundary Layer on the Onset of Marangoni Convection in a Fluid-saturated Porous Layer,” Acta Mechanica, Nr. 127/1-4, 1998.
    90. Chung, H., Dudley, M., Larson, D.J., Hurle, D.T.J., Bliss, D. F., and Prasad, V., “The Mechanism of Growth-Twin Formation in Zincblende Crystals: New Insights from a Study of Magnetic Liquid-Encapsulated Kyropoulos Grown InP Single Crystals,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 187, pp. 9-17, 1998.
    91. Li, J., Kao, I., and Prasad, V., “Modeling of Stresses of Contacts in Wiresaw Slicing of Polycrystalline and Crystalline Ingots: Application to Silicon Wafer Production,” J. Electronic Packaging, Vol. 120, pp. 123-128, 1998; also, Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Dallas, 1997.
    92. Sahoo, R.K., Prasad, V., Kao, I., Talbott, J., and Gupta, K. P., “Towards an Integrated Approach for Analysis and Design of Wafer Slicing by a Wire Saw,” J. Electronic Packaging, Vol. 120, pp. 35-40, 1998; also, 1996 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Atlanta, 1996.
    93. Kao, I., Prasad, V., Li, J., and Bhagavat, M., “Wafer Slicing and Wire Saw Manufacturing Technology,” Proceedings of the 1997 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, Seattle, pp. 239-240, 1997.
    94. Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “Thermo-mechanical Modeling of High Pressure Liquid-Encapsulated Czochralski Crystal Growth Systems,” Proc., 3rd ISHMT/ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Kanpur, pp. 655-660, 1997.
    95. Eltribi, S., Mukherjee, D.K., and Prasad, V., “Experiments on Liquid Surface Deformation upon Impingement by a Gas Jet,” International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Dallas, ASME FED Vol. 244, pp. 43-52, 1997.
    96. Mukherjee, D.K., Prasad, V., and Tan, H., “Measurement of Thermal Gradients and Fluctuations using Liquid Crystals,” International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Dallas, ASME HTD Vol. 353, pp. 81-95, 1997.
    97. Zheng, L.L., Zhang, H., Larson, D.J., and Prasad, V., “A Model for Solidification under the Influence of Thermoelectric and Magnetohydrodynamic Effects: Application to Peltier Demarcation with Different Gravitational Condition, J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 120, pp. 430-440, 1998; also, “Thermoelectric Interface Demarcation during Directional Solidification with Varying Gravitationally-dependent Buoyancy Convection,” Proc. 32nd National Heat Transfer Conference, Baltimore, ASME HTD Vol. 347, pp. 31-40, 1997.
    98. Hadjiloucas, C., Prasad, V., and Zhang, H., “Oscillatory Low Prandtl Number Convection in a Vertical Cavity: Effect of an Axial Magnetic Field and Aspect Ratio,” Proc. 32nd National Heat Transfer Conference, Baltimore, ASME HTD Vol. 346, pp. 3-13, 1997.
    99. Prasad, V., Zhang, H., and Sampath, S., “Dynamic Simulations of Multiple Splat Spreading and Solidification,” Thermal Spray: A United Forum for Scientific and Technological Advances (Ed. C.C. Berndt), National Thermal Spray Conf., Indianapolis, ASM International, pp. 645-652, 1997.
    100. Zou, Y.F., Wang, G.-X., Zhang, H., Prasad, V., and Bliss, D.F., “Effect of Growth Conditions on Thermal Stress Development in High Pressure LEC Grown InP Crystals,” Proc. Ninth Indium Phosphide and Related Materials Conference, Hyannis, MA, IEEE, pp. 276-279, 1997.
    101. Chung, H., Si, W., Dudley, M., Bliss, D. F., Kalan, R., Maniatty, A., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “Characterization of Defect Structures in Magnetic Liquid-Encapsulated Kyropoulos Grown InP Single Crystals,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 181, pp. 17-25, 1997.
    102. Zhang, H., Prasad, V., Anselmo, A., Bliss, D.F., and Iseler, G., “Transport Phenomena in a High Pressure Crystal Growth System: In-situ Synthesis for InP Melt,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 177, pp. 196-206, 1997.
    103. Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “An Advanced Numerical Scheme for Materials Process Modeling,” Computer Modeling and Simulation in Engineering, Vol. 3, pp. 322-343, 1997.
    104. Wang, G.-X., Prasad, V., and Matthys, E.F., “An Interface Tracking Numerical Method for Rapid Planar Solidification of Binary Alloys with Application to Microsegregation,” Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. A225, pp. 47-58, 1997.
    105. Chui, W., Glimm, J., Tangerman, F., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “A Parallel Algorithm for Multizone, Multiphase Systems with Application to Crystal Growth,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 180, pp. 534-542, 1997; also, 2nd International Workshop on Modeling in Crystal Growth, Durbuy, Belgium, 1996.
    106. Zou, Y.F., Wang, G.-X., Zhang, H., Prasad, V., Bliss, D.F., “Macrosegregation, Dynamics of Interface and Stresses in High Pressure LEC Grown Crystals,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 180, pp. 524-533, 1997; also, 2nd International Workshop on Modeling in Crystal Growth, Durbuy, Belgium, 1996.
    107. Wang, G.-X., Prasad, V., and Matthys, E.F., “Solute Distribution during Rapid Solidification into an Undercooled Melt,” J. Crystal Growth Vol., 174, pp. 35, 1997; also, Tenth American Conference on Crystal Growth, Vail, 1996.
    108. Chung, H., Si, W., Dudley, M., Anselmo, A.P., Bliss, D. F., Maniatty, A., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “ Characterization of Structural Defects in MLEK Grown InP Single Crystals Using Synchrotron White Beam X-ray Topography,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 174, pp. 230-237, 1997; also, Tenth American Conference on Crystal Growth, Vail, 1996.
    109. Wang, G.-X., Sampath, S., Prasad, V., and Herman, H., “On the Stability of Rapid Planar Solidification during Melt-Substrate Quenching,” Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. A226, pp. 1033-1038, 1997; also, Ninth International Conference on Rapid Quenching and Metastable Materials, Bratislava, Slovak republic, 1996.
    110. Wang, G.-X., and Prasad, V., “Non-equilibrium Phenomena in Rapid Solidification: Theoretical Treatment for Process Modeling,” Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, Vol. 1, pp. 143-158, 1997; also, US-Japan Seminar on Molecular and Microscale Transport Phenomena, Santa Barbara, 1996.
    111. Paniagua, J., Rohatgi, U.S., and Prasad, V., “Modeling of Two-Phase Flow Instabilities During Startup Transient Utilizing RAMONA-4B Methodology,” 1996 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Atlanta, 1996.
    112. Nunes, E.M., Naraghi, M.H.N., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “Combined Radiative-Convective Modeling for Material Processes: Application to Crystal Growth,” Proceedings of the 31st National Heat Transfer Conference, Houston, ASME HTD-Vol. 323, pp. 27-37, 1996.
    113. Zhang, T., Ladeinde, F., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “A Comparison of Turbulence Models for Natural Convection in Enclosures: Applications to Crystal Growth,” Proceedings of the 31st National Heat Transfer Conference, Houston, ASME HTD-Vol. 323, pp. 17-26, 1996.
    114. Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “Effect of an Applied Magnetic Field on Buoyancy-Driven Flows in an Enclosure,” Proceedings of the 31st National Heat Transfer Conference, Houston, ASME HTD-Vol. 324, pp. 193-201, 1996.
    115. Zhang, H., Hou, T.Y. and Prasad, V., “A Numerical Scheme for Liquid-Liquid Systems: Deformation of a Falling Liquid Droplet,” 1996 ASME Fluids Engineering Division Conference, San Diego, ASME FED-Vol. 238, pp. 47-65, 1996.
    116. Zhang, H., Prasad, V., and Bliss, D.F., “Modeling of High Pressure Liquid-Encapsulated Czochralski Growth of InP Crystals,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 169, pp. 250-260, 1996.
    117. Zou, Y.F., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “Dynamics of Melt-Crystal Interface and Thermal Stresses in Czochralski Grown Crystal,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 166, pp. 476-482, 1996; also, Eleventh International Conference on Crystal Growth, The Hague, Netherlands, 1995.
    118. Mukherjee, D.K., Prasad, V., Dutta, P., and Yuan, T., “Liquid Crystal Visualization of the Effects of Crucible Rotation on CZ Melt Flows,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 169, pp. 136-146, 1996; also, Eleventh International Conference on Crystal Growth, The Hague, Netherlands, 1995.
    119. Anselmo, A., Koziol, J., and Prasad, V., "Full-Scale Experiments on Solid Pellets-Feed Continuous Czochralski Growth of Silicon Crystals," J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 163, pp. 359-368, 1996.
    120. Zou, Y.F., Zhang, T., Nunes, E., Zhang, H., Prasad, V., Ladeinde, F., Naraghi, M., Anselmo, A., Bliss, D.F., and Gupta, K.P., “A Comprehensive Model for High Pressure Growth of InP Crystals,” Eighth International Conference on Indium Phosphide and Related Materials, Schwabish Gmund, Germany, IEEE, pp. 39-42, 1996.
    121. Si, W., Chung, H., Dudley, M., Anselmo, A., Bliss, D.F., and Prasad, V., “Study of Defect Structures in MLEK Grown InP Single Crystals by Synchrotron White Beam X-Ray Topography,” Eighth International Conference on Indium Phosphide and Related Materials, Schwabish Gmund, Germany, IEEE, pp. 610-613, 1996.
    122. Zhang, H., Prasad, V., and Moallemi, K., “A Numerical Algorithm Using Multizone Adaptive Grid Generation for Multiphase Transport Processes with Moving and Free Boundaries,” Numerical Heat Transfer B, Vol. 29, pp. 399-421, 1996.
    123. Fang, C. C., Joshi, R. V., Prasad, V., and Ouyang, C., "Modeling of Intrinsic Stresses of Titanium Thin Films Deposited by Collimated Sputtering," Advanced Metallization for ULSI Applications-XI 1996, pp. 423-427.
    124. Fang, C. C., and Prasad, V., " A Process Model for Thin Film Deposition by Sputtering: Study for Bottom Coverage of Sub-micron Contact Holes," Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings, Vol. 389, pp. 131-136, 1995.
    125. Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “Transport Phenomena of Czochralski Crystal Growth at Low and High Pressures,” Proc., 2nd ISHMT/ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Surathkal, India, pp. 409-415, 1995.
    126. Mukherjee, D.K., Prasad, V., and Zhang, H., “Non-Invasive Thermography of Convection in a Rotating System,” Proc., 2nd ISHMT/ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Surathkal, India, pp. 601-606, 1995.
    127. Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “A High Resolution Numerical Model for Phase Change and Free Surface Problems,” Symposium on Thermal Science and Engineering in Honor of Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien, Berkeley, pp. 381-389, 1995.
    128. Zou, Y.F., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., “Coupled Melt Flow and Stress Predictions for Czochralski Crystal Growth Processes,” ASME HTD-Vol. 302, National Heat Transfer Conference, Portland, pp. 121-130, 1995.
    129. Zhang, H., Prasad, V., and Moallemi, K., “A Solution Adaptive Scheme for Deformable Free Surface Flow and Heat Transfer,” ASME HTD-Vol. 311, pp. 119-127, National Heat Transfer Conference, Portland, 1995.
    130. Jafri, I., Prasad, V., Anselmo, A., and Gupta, K.P., "Role of Crucible Partition in Improving Czochralski Melt Conditions," J. Crystal Growth Vol. 154, pp. 280-292, 1995.
    131. Zhang, H., and Prasad, V. " A Multizone Adaptive Process Model for Low and High Pressure Crystal Growth Processes," J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 155, pp. 47-65, 1995.
    132. Zhang, H., and Prasad, V. "Multizone Adaptive Simulations for High Pressure Crystal Growth," ASME-JSME Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, Hawaii, pp. 559-568, 1995.
    133. Fang, C. C., Hsieh, J. J., Joshi, R. V., Jones, F., and Prasad, V., " Collimated Sputter-deposition of Metal Liners: Modeling of Microstructure and Step Coverage," Advanced Metallization for ULSI Applications-X 1995, pp. 315-319.
    134. Mukherjee, D. K., Shih, J., and Prasad, V., "Visualization Study of Melting of an Ice Sphere in a Pool of Water," ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Chicago, ASME Paper No. WA/HT-14, 1994.
    135. Anselmo, A., Prasad, V., and Koziol, J., "Buoyancy-Driven Flows in Low Aspect Ratio Melts for the Czochralski Crystal Growth Process," Heat and Mass transfer 94, Proc. ISHMT/ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Bombay, Tata-McGraw Hill, pp. 1053-1060, 1994.
    136. Prasad, V., Bliss, D. F., and Adamski, J. A., "Thermal Characterization of the HPCG System for In-Situ Synthesis and MLEK Growth of InP Single Crystals," J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 141, pp. 21-30 1994.
    137. Bliss, D. F., Adamski, J. A., Higgins, W. M., Prasad, V., and Zach, F. X., "Phosphorus-Rich InP Grown by a One-Step In-Situ MLEK Crystal Growth Process," Proceedings, International Conference on InP and Related Materials, Paris, pp. 66-68, 1993.
    138. Anselmo, A., Prasad, V., Koziol, J., and Gupta, K. P., "Oscillatory Convection in Low Aspect Ratio  Czochralski Melts," J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 134, pp. 116-139, 1993.
    139. Anselmo, A., Prasad, V., Koziol, J., and Gupta, K. P., "Numerical and Experimental Study of a Solid-Pellet Feed Continuous Czochralski Growth Process for Silicon Single Crystals," J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 131,  pp. 247-264, 1993.
    140. Fang, C.C., Jones, F., Kola, R.R., Celler, G.K., and Prasad, V., "Stress and Microstructure of Sputter-Deposited Thin Films: Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Experiment," J. Vacuum Science and Technology B, Vol. 11(6), pp. 2947-2952, 1993; also, 37th International Symposium on Electron, Ion and Photon Beams, San Diego, 1993.
    141. Fang, C. C., Prasad, V., and Jones, F., "Molecular Dynamics Modeling of Microstructure and Stresses in Sputter-Deposited Thin Films," J. Vacuum Science and Technology, A, Vol. 11(5), pp. 2778-2789, 1993.
    142. Fang, C. C., Jones, F., and Prasad, V., "Effects of Gas Impurity and Ion Bombardment on Stresses in Sputter-Deposited Thin Films: A Molecular Dynamics Approach," J. Applied Physics, Vol. 74(7), pp. 4472-4482, 1993.
    143. Fang, C. C., Jones, F., and Prasad, V., "Molecular Dynamics Modeling of Growth, Microstructure and Stress in Sputter-Deposited Thin Films with Impurity Atom Incorporation," Materials Research Society, Symposium Vol. 280, pp. 463-466, 1993.
    144. Bijlani, C., Patti, F., and Prasad, V., "Thermal Analysis and Design of a Passive Reflux Condenser for the Simplified Boiling Water Reactor, American Nuclear Society Meeting, San Diego, 1993.
    145. Adetutu, O., and Prasad, V., "Melting in Rectangular and Cylindrical Cavities : Effects of Curvature, Aspect Ratio and Buoyancy Forces," Advanced Computations in Materials Processing, ASME HTD-Vol. 241, pp. 45-56, V. Prasad and R. V. Arimilii, eds., National Heat Transfer Conference, Atlanta, 1993.
    146. Adetutu, O., and Prasad, V., "Effect of Buoyancy on Melting in a Horizontal Cylinder", Transport Phenomena in Material Processing and Manufacturing, ASME HTD-Vol. 196, pp. 125-134, 28th National Heat Transfer Conference, San Diego, 1992.
    147. Adetutu, O., and Prasad, V., "Melting in a Cylindrical Cavity: Combined Effects of Curvature, Aspect Ratio, Buoyancy and Surface Tension Forces," Proceedings, First International Conference on Transport Phenomena in Processing, Hawaii, Technomac Publ., Lancaster, PA, pp. 362-373, 1992.
    148. Murtugudde, R., Cane, M. A., and Prasad, V., "A Reduced Gravity, Primitive Equation Isopycnal Ocean GCM: Formulation and Simulation," Proceedings of the Monthly Weather Review, Vol. 123 (9), pp. 2864-2887, 1995.
    149. Fang, C. C., Jones, F., and Prasad, V., "Evaluation of Constant Temperature Control Algorithms in Modeling of Sputter-Deposited Thin Film Processes," Thin Film Heat Transfer - Properties and Processing, Alam et al., eds., HTD-Vol. 184, pp. 63-71, ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Atlanta, 1991.
    150. Joshi, R. V., Prasad, V., and Anselmo, A., "Modeling of Growth Behavior of Low Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition of Tungsten Films," Thin Film Heat Transfer - Properties and Processing, Alam et al., eds., HTD-Vol. 184, pp. 115-122, ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Atlanta, 1991.
    151. Shukla, V., Murtugudde, R., Prasad, V., and Cane, M., "Natural Convection in a Horizontal Cavity with a Linear Temperature Variation on the Top", Mixed Convection Heat Transfer - 1991,  ASME HTD-Vol. 163, pp. 1-8, 27th National Heat Transfer Conference, Minneapolis, 1991.
    152. Anselmo, A., Prasad, V., and Koziol, A., “Melting of a Sphere  when Dropped in a Pool of Melt with Applications to Partially-Immersed  Silicon Pellets," Heat Transfer in Metals and Containerless Processing and Manufacturing, ASME HTD-Vol. 162, pp. 75-82, 27th National Heat Transfer Conference, Minneapolis, 1991.
    153. Prasad, V., "Flow Instabilities and Heat Transfer in Fluid overlying Horizontal Porous Layers, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Vol. 6, pp. 135-146, 1993; also, Heat Transfer in Geophysical Media, ASME HTD-Vol. 172, pp. 39-45, 27th National Heat Transfer Conference, Minneapolis, 1991.
    154. Joshi, R., Prasad, V., and Yu, M., "Non-Self Limiting Nature of Silicon Reduction of WF6 in Cold Wall Systems," J. Applied Physics, Vol. 71(3), pp. 1428-1441, 1992; also, IBM Research Report No. RC 16538 (#69042).
    155. Kladias, N., and Prasad, V., "Experimental Verification of Darcy-Brinkman-Forchheimer Flow Model for Natural Convection in Porous Media," AIAA J. Thermophysics and Heat Transfer ,  Vol. 5, pp. 560-576, 1991.
    156. Joshi, R.V., Prasad, V., Krusin-Elbaum, L., Yu. M., and Norcott, M., "Mechanisms Controlling Temperature Dependent Mechanical and Electrical Behavior of SiH4 Reduced Chemically Vapor Deposited               W," J. Applied Physics, Vol. 68, pp. 5625-5629, 1990; also IBM Research Report No.  RC 15566 (#68913), 1990.
    157. Elpidorou, G., Prasad, V., and Modi, V., "Convection in a Vertical Channel with a Finite Wall  Heat Source," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer , Vol. 34, pp. 573-578,1991.
    158. Prasad, V., Keyhani, M., and Shen, R., "Free Convection in a Discretely Heated Vertical Enclosure: Effects of Prandtl Number and Cavity Size," J. Electronic Packaging, Vol. 112, pp. 63-74, 1990.
    159. Prasad, V., and Tian, Q., "An Experimental Study of Thermal Convection in Fluid-Superposed Porous Layers Heated From Below," Heat Transfer 1990, Proc., 9th International Heat Transfer Conference, Jerusalem, Vol. 5, pp. 207-212, Hemisphere, New York, 1990.
    160. Kladias, N., and Prasad, V., "Flow Transitions in Buoyancy-Induced Non-Darcy Convection in Horizontal Porous Layers Heated From Below," J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 112, pp. 675-684, 1990.
    161. Esmaili, E., Bijlani, C., Prasad, V., Shimura, K., and Manatsuki, I., "Analytical Evaluation of Natural Convective Cooling of the Nuclear Reactor Enclosure Structure," Collected Papers in Heat Transfer 1989, ASME HTD-Vol. 123, pp. 185-192, ASME Winter Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 1989.
    162. Prasad, V., Brown, K., and Tian, Q., "Flow Visualization and Heat Transfer Experiments in Fluid-Superposed Porous Layers Heated From Below," Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Vol. 4, pp. 12-24,1991; also, Porous Media, Mixtures and Multiphase Heat Transfer, ASME HTD-Vol. 117, pp. 75-83, ASME Winter Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 1989.
    163. Shen, R., Prasad, V., and Keyhani, M., "Effect of Aspect Ratio and Size of Heat Source on Free Convection in a Discretely Heated Vertical Cavity," Numerical Simulation of Convection in Electronic Equipment Cooling, ASME HTD-Vol. 121, pp. 45-54, ASME Winter Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 1989.
    164. David, E., Lauriat, G., and Prasad, V., "Non-Darcy Natural Convection in Packed-Sphere Beds between Concentric Vertical Cylinders," AIChE Symposium Series 269, Vol. 85, pp. 90-95, 26th National Heat Conference, Philadelphia, 1989.
    165. Kladias, N., and Prasad V., "Convective Instabilities in Horizontal Porous Layers Heated From Below: Effects of Grain Size and its Properties," Heat Transfer in Convective Flows, ASME HTD-Vol. 107, pp. 369-379, 26th National Heat Transfer Conference, Philadelphia, 1989.
    166. Lauriat, G., and Prasad, V., "Non-Darcian Effects on Natural Convection in a Vertical Porous Enclosure," Int. Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 32, pp. 2135-2148, 1989.
    167. Prasad, V., Kladias, N., Bandyopadhaya, A. and Tian, Q., "Evaluation of Correlation for Stagnant Thermal Conductivity of Liquid-Saturated Porous Beds of Spheres," Int. Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 32, pp. 1793-1796, 1989.
    168. Keyhani, M., Prasad, V., Shen, R., and Wong, T. -T, "Free Convection Heat Transfer from Discrete Heat Sources in a Vertical Cavity," Natural and Mixed Convection in Electronic Equipment Cooling, ASME HTD-Vol. 100, pp. 13-24, Winter Annual Meeting, Chicago, 1988.
    169. Kladias, N., and Prasad V., "Natural Convection in Horizontal Porous Layers: Effects of Darcy and Prandtl Numbers," J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 111, pp. 926-935, 1989; also, ASME Proceedings of the 1988 National Heat Transfer Conference, Vol. 1, ASME HTD-Vol. 96, pp. 593-604, 1988.
    170. Kladias, N. and Prasad V., "Non-Darcy, Oscillating Convection in Horizontal Porous layers Heated From Below," Ist National Fluid Dynamics Congress, Cincinnati, Part 3, pp. 1757-1764, 1988.
    171. Prasad, V., Lauriat, G., and Kladias, N., "Reexamination of Darcy-Brinkman Solutions for Free Convection in Porous Media," ASME Proceedings of the 1988 National Heat Transfer Conference, Vol. 1, ASME HTD-Vol. 96, pp. 569-580, 1988.
    172. Lai, F. -C., Kulacki, F. A., and Prasad, V., "Mixed Convection in Horizontal Porous Layers: Effects of  Thermal Boundary Conditions," Mixed Convection Heat Transfer - 1987, ASME HTD-Vol. 84, pp. 91-96, ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Boston, 1987.               
    173. Prasad, V. and Chui, A., "Thermal Convection in a Cylindrical Porous Enclosure with Internal Heat Generation," J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 111, pp. 916-925, 1989; also, Natural Circulation, ASME FED-Vol. 61 & HTD-Vol.  92, pp. 211-222, ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Boston, 1987.
    174. F. C. Lai, Prasad, V., and Kulacki, F. A., "Aiding and Opposing Mixed Convection in a Vertical Porous Layer with a Finite Wall Heat Source," Int. Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 31, pp. 1049-1062, 1988.
    175. Keyhani, M., Prasad, V., and Cox, R., "An Experimental Study of Natural Convection in a Vertical Cavity with Discrete Heat Sources," J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 110, pp. 616-624, 1988; also, ASME Paper No. 87-HT-76, 24th National Heat Transfer Conference, Pittsburgh, 1987.
    176. Prasad, V., and Tuntomo, A., "Inertia Effects on Natural Convection in a Vertical Porous Cavity," Numerical Heat Transfer, Vol. 11, pp. 295-320, 1987.
    177. Lai, F. -C., Prasad, V., and Kulacki, F. A., "Effects of the Size of Heat Source on Mixed Convection in Horizontal Porous Layers Heated from Below," Proceedings, 2nd ASME/JSME Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, Vol. 2, pp. 413-419, 1987.  
    178. Prasad, V., Kulacki, F. A., and Stone, K., "Free Convection in a Porous Cavity with a Finite Wall Heat Source," Natural Convection in Enclosures - 1986, Eds. Figliola, R. C., and Catton, I., ASME HTD-Vol. 63, pp. 91-98, ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Anaheim, 1986.
    179. Prasad, V., Lai, F. -C., and  Kulacki, F A. "Mixed Convection in Horizontal Porous Layers  Heated from Below," J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 110, pp. 395-402, 1988; also, ASME Paper No. 86-HT-16, 4th AIAA/ASME Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference, Boston, 1986.
    180. El-Khatib, G., and Prasad, V., "Effects of Stratification on Thermal Convection in Horizontal Porous Layers with Localized Heating from Below," J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 109, pp. 683-687, 1987; also, Natural Convection in Porous Media, ASME HTD-Vol. 56, pp. 61-68, 4th AIAA/ASME Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference, Boston, 1986.
    181. Lauriat, G., and Prasad, V., "Natural Convection in Vertical Porous Cavity - A Numerical Study of Brinkman-Extended Darcy Formulation," J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 109, pp. 688-696, 1987; also, Natural Convection in Porous Media, ASME HTD-Vol. 56, pp. 13-22, 4th AIAA/ASME Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference, Boston, 1986.
    182. Prasad, V., and Kulacki, F. A., "Effects of the Size of Heat Source on Natural Convection in Horizontal Porous Layers Heated from Below," Heat Transfer 1986, Proceedings of the Eighth International Heat Transfer Conference, Vol. 5, pp. 2677-2682, Hemisphere, New York, 1986.
    183. Prasad, V., "Numerical Study of Natural Convection in a Vertical Porous Annulus with Constant Heat Flux on the Inner Wall," Int. Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol., 29, pp. 841-853, 1986.
    184. Prasad, V., Kulacki, F. A., and Kulkarni, A. V., "Free Convection in a Vertical Porous Annulus with Constant Heat Flux on the Inner Wall - Experimental Results," Int. Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 29, pp. 713-723, 1986.
    185. Keyhani, M., Prasad, V., and Kulacki, F. A., "An Approximate Analysis for Thermal Convection with Application to Vertical Annulus," Chemical Engineering Communications, Vol. 42, pp. 281-289, 1986.
    186. Prasad, V., "Thermal Convection in a Medium in a Rectangular Cavity filled with Heat Generating, Darcy Porous Medium," J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 109, pp. 697-703, 1987; also, Heat Transfer in Porous Media and Particulate Flows, ASME HTD-Vol. 46, pp. 209-216, 23rd National Heat Transfer Conf., Denver, 1985.
    187. Prasad, V., and Kulacki, F. A., "Natural Convection in Horizontal Porous Layers with Localized Heating from Below," J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 109, pp. 795-798, 1987; also, Heat Transfer in Porous Media and Particulate Flows, ASME HTD-Vol.  46, pp. 199-207, 23rd National Heat Transfer Conference, Denver, 1985.
    188. Prasad, V., and Kulacki, F. A., "Free Convection Heat Transfer in a Liquid-Filled Vertical Annulus," J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 107, pp. 596-602, 1985; also, Heat Transfer in Enclosures, Eds., Douglass, R. W. and Emery, A. F., ASME HTD-Vol. 39, pp. 87-98, ASME Winter Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 1984.
    189. Prasad, V., Kulacki, F. A. and Keyhani, M., "Natural Convection in Porous Media," J. Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 150,  pp. 89-119, 1985.
    190. Prasad, V., and Kulacki, F. A., "Natural Convection in Porous Media Bounded by Short Concentric Vertical Cylinders," J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 107, pp. 147-154, 1985; also, ASME Paper No. 84-HT-76, 22nd National Heat Transfer Conference, Niagara Falls, 1984.
    191. Prasad, V., and Kulacki, F. A., "Natural Convection in a Vertical Porous Annulus," Int. Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 27, pp. 207-219, 1984.
    192. Prasad, V., and Kulacki, F. A., "Convective Heat Transfer in a Rectangular Porous Cavity-Effect of Aspect Ratio on Flow Structure and Heat Transfer," J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 106, pp. 158-165, 1984; also, ASME Paper No. 83-HT-66, 21st National Heat Transfer Conf., Seattle, 1983.
    193. Prasad, V., and Kulacki, F. A., "Natural Convection in a Rectangular Porous Cavity with Constant Heat Flux on One Vertical Wall," J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 106, pp. 152-157, 1984; also, Heat Transfer in Porous Media, ASME HTD-Vol. 22, Eds. Beck, J. V. and Yao, L. S., pp.  34-41, ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Phoenix, 1982.
    194. Prasad, V., and Jaluria, Y., "Transient film Condensation on a Finite Horizontal Plate," Chemical Engineering Communications, Vol. 13, pp. 327-342, 1982; also, ASME Paper No. 81-HT-27, 20th National Heat Transfer Conference, Milwaukee, 1981.
    195. Prasad, V., and Jaluria, Y., "Film Condensation on a Horizontal Isothermal Surface," Chemical Engineering Communications, Vol. 11, pp. 231-240, 1981.
  • Professional Experience

    Professor of Mechanical and Energy Engineering (10/2007 – Present)

    University of North Texas (UNT), Denton, Texas

    Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering (4/2018 – Present)

    Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

    President (2/2014 - 8/2015)

    Mody University of Science and Technology,

    Mody Institute of Education and Research, and Mody School

    Lakshmangarh, Rajasthan, India (on leave of absence from UNT)

    Interim Dean (1/2013 - 12/2013)

    College of Engineering, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas

    A short term task-specific appointment (on leave of absence from UNT)

    Vice President for Research and Economic Development (10/2007 - 5/2012)

    Special Assistant to the President (5/2012 – 10/2012)

    University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

    Executive Dean (7/2005 - 10/2007), College of Engineering and Computing

    Dean (8/2001 - 7/2005), College of Engineering

    Distinguished Professor (8/2001 - 10/2007), Mechanical and Materials Engineering

    Florida International University (FIU), Miami (Florida State University System)

    Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies (1997 - 2001)

    College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Leading Professor (1/1999 - 8/2001) and Professor (1/1993 – 1/1998), Mechanical Engineering Professor (1997 - 2001), Materials Science and Engineering (joint appointment)

    Stony Brook University - State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York

    Summer Research Fellow (1992, 1993)

    US Air Force Research (Rome) Laboratory, Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts

    Associate Professor (1987 - 1993) and Assistant Professor (1984 - 1987)

    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, New York

    Visiting Assistant Professor (1983-84)

    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University, South Carolina

     

    Director, Center for Innovation and Enterprise Engagement, Wichita State University, Kansas (2/2013 – 12/2013)

    Director, AFOSR/DARPA Consortium of six US institutions – Stony Brook, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Iowa State University, Arizona State University, Boston University, and Manhattan College,  in partnership with US Air Force Research Laboratory at Hanscom AFB, MA, and several companies for research in electronic materials, a Multi-Disciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) project, (1995 - 2000)

    Visiting Faculty, Universite de Marne-la-Vallee, France (1997)

    Guest Scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY (1996-98)

    Consultant to many companies and partners on several Phase I and Phase II Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) projects

     

  • Patents

    W. Choi, S. Roy, K. Mathee, and V. Prasad, “Nanoscale DNA Detection System Using Species-Specific and/or Disease-Specific Probes for Rapid Identification Thereof,” Patent No. 8,597,492 (2013).

    M. Chandra, K. P. Gupta, J. Talbott, I. Jafri, and V. Prasad, “Cold Wall Reactor and Method for Chemical Vapor Deposition Reactor for Polysilicon Deposition,” Patent No. 6,365,225 (2002).

    M. Chandra, I. Jafri, K. P. Gupta, V. Prasad, and J. Talbott “Method and Apparatus for Chemical Vapor Deposition of Polysilicon,” Patent No. 6,284,312 (2001).

    M. A. Constatini, J.A. Talbott, M. Chandra, V. Prasad, A.M. Caster, K. P. Gupta, and , P.O. Leyvraz, “Method and Apparatus for Improved Wire Saw Slurry," Patent No. 6,113,473 (2000).

     

  • Honors and Awards

    The “Michael P. Malone International Leadership Award” from the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU), the leading organization of US public universities, 2011

    Award for building “Texas-India Educational Partnership,” from Greater Dallas Indo-American Chambers of Commerce, 2010

    “Educator of the Year Award” for contributions to engineering education to Hispanics, from HENAAC – a national organization that honors Hispanic leaders in engineering and business; one of the very few non-Hispanics to receive an award from HENAAC (also known as “Great Minds in STEM”), 2007

    ABET President’s Diversity Award on behalf of the College of Engineering and Computing, Florida International University, by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET), 2006

    Academic Excellence Medal for contributions to engineering education in Latin America and the Caribbean from LACCEI - Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions, 2006

    Distinguished Service Medal for Engineering Education in Latin America, Santa Maria University, Caracas, Venezuela, 2005