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Mechanical Engineering
University of Hawai`i at Manoa
2540 Dole St. - Holmes Hall 302
Honolulu HI 96822

Departmental Chair:
Ronald H. Knapp

    Weilin Qu  
 
Associate Professor of M.E.
Ph.D. 2004, Purdue University
M.S. 1997, Tsinghua University, China
B.E. 1994, Tsinghua University, China

 

 

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Phone:(808) 956-6332
Fax: (808) 956-2373
Email: qu@hawaii.edu
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Research Interests

Thermal/Fluid Transport Phenomena in Micro-Scale Structures
Boiling and Two-Phase Flow
Electronics Cooling
Seawater Desalination Driven by Renewable Energy

 

Selected Publications

Lee, S., and Qu, W., 2007, “Thermal Design Methodology for Low Flow Rate Single-Phase and Two-Phase Micro-Channel Heat Sinks,” IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies, 30(4), pp.830-841.

Siu-Ho, A.M., Qu, W., and Pfefferkorn, F.E., 2007, “Experimental Study of Pressure Drop and Heat Transfer in a Single-Phase Micro-Pin-Fin Heat Sink,” ASME Journal of Electronic Packaging, 129(4), pp.479-487.

Qu, W., and Siu-Ho, A.M., 2008, “Liquid Single-Phase Flow in an Array of Micro-Pin-Fins: Part I – Heat Transfer Characteristics,” ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 130(12), pp.122402-1-122402-11.

Qu, W., and Siu-Ho, A.M., 2008, “Liquid Single-Phase Flow in an Array of Micro-Pin-Fins: Part II – Pressure Drop Characteristics,” ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 130(12), pp.124501-1-124501-4, (Technical Brief).

Qu, W., and Siu-Ho, A.M., 2009, “Experimental Study of Saturated Flow Boiling Heat Transfer in an Array of Staggered Micro-Pin-Fins,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 52, 1853-1863.

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Courses Offered

ME 301 Mechanical Engineering Experimentation (WI)
ME 401 Thermofluids Laboratory (WI,ETH)
ME 480 Thermofluid Measurements and Design (WI,ETH)
ME 618 Boiling and Two-Phase Flow
ME 696 Introduction to Fuel Cell Technology

 


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