Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University, USA
Dr. Kalyan Annamalai received his BS from Anna University (College of Engineering at Guindy), Chennai, and MS from Indian Inst. of Science, Bangalore, India and PhD from the Georgia Institute of Technology, worked at Brown University and later at AVCO-Everett Research Laboratory, Revere, Mass. He joined Texas A&M in 1981 as an Assistant Professor and was appointed as Paul Pepper Professor of Mechanical Engineering in 2005. He is also a Senior TEES Fellow of College of Engineering, Texas A&M. He is the author of books on “Advanced Thermodynamics,” (CRC Press for 1st Edition in 2002 and Taylor and Francis for 2nd Edition, March 2011) and “Combustion Science and Engineering” (CRC Press of Taylor and Francis, 2007). He is currently involved research projects dealing with coal and biomass (mesquite, Juniper, animal wastes) combustion, alternate fuels, gasification, and NOx and Hg reductions. He is the author of more than 130 journal and reviewed conference publications mostly in the area of combustion and gasification. He is a member of combustion institute and a fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Combustion Science and Engineering, Alternate Fuels Gasification and Combustion of Solid Fuels, Emission reduction, Advanced Thermodynamics