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John Abraham

Professor and Program Director, M.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

  • Education
  • PhD, 2002, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota
    MS, 1999, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota
    BS, 1997, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota

  • Research Interests
  • medical devices, burn injuries, heat transfer and fluid flow in the human body, climate change, energy generation in the developing world, fundamental heat transfer and fluid flow processes.

Dr. Abraham is a professor of thermal sciences with special expertise in the following areas:

  • medical devices,
  • burn injuries,
  • heat transfer and fluid flow in the human body,
  • climate change,
  • energy generation in the developing world, and
  • fundamental heat transfer and fluid flow processes.

He has produced approximately 350 publications, including peer-reviewed journal papers, books, book chapters, patents, and conference presentations. He has served as an expert witness in multiple intellectual property, personal injury, and product liability litigations.

Courses

  • Heat Transfer (ENGR 382)
  • Fluid Mechanics (ENGR 383)
  • Advanced Thermal Design (ETLS 591)
  • Finite Element Analysis (ETLS 777)

View John Abraham's CV for Publications, Presentations and Patents (PDF file).