Sustainable Energy - Economic and Environmental Benefit of Efficiency Improvement
Monday, September 13, 2010
Keynote Address - 08:00-09:30
Location: Salon Del Rey - South, Hilton Palacio Del Rio
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Thomas W. Ryan III, T Ryan Consultants, LLC.
B.S. in Marine Engineering, United States Merchant Marine Academy
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1973
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1977
Dr. Ryan is a mechanical engineer who began his career at Southwest Research Institute in 1979 after spending two years as an assistant professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department of the Pennsylvania State University. Over the past 35 years Dr. Ryan has specialized in the areas of engine, fuels and combustion technology. He has performed both basic and applied combustion research in experiments involving very basic combustion processes and sophisticated diagnostics to actual internal combustion engine systems. Much of his work has involved the application of the appropriate diagnostic techniques in experiments involving both real and simulated combustion environments. He has for the past several years managed a large international consortium of engine manufacturers and suppliers focused on the development of advanced low emissions and high efficiency diesel engines. Dr Ryan was the 2008 President of SAE International.