Keith Hollingsworth, Ph.D.

 

Keith Hollingsworth

Professor, Department Chair, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Biography

Dr. Hollingsworth is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University in 1989. His B.S. and M.S. degrees are from North Carolina State University. Dr. Hollingsworth’s research interests span several areas of thermal science including boiling and two-phase flows, turbulent convection, liquid crystal thermography, and biomedical heat transfer. Dr. Hollingsworth has graduated 35 research students at the PhD, Masters, and Honors Thesis levels. Prior to joining UAH, Dr. Hollingsworth was on the faculty of the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Houston where his classroom teaching was recognized with four College teaching awards, the University teaching award, and the University research mentoring award.

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Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1989
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina State University, 1982
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina State University, 1980

Classes Taught


Honors & Awards

  • Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2015
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2009.
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, 1999, 2000, and 2011.
  • Fellow of the Honors College, University of Houston, 2010.
  • Faculty Award for Mentoring Undergraduate Research, University of Houston, 2009.
  • El Paso Energy Corp. Faculty Achievement Award in Engineering, 2001.
  • W. T. Kittinger Teaching Excellence Award, University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, 2000
  • Warren M. Rohsenow Prize (best presentation award) to M. J. Barrett and D. K. Hollingsworth, 1999 National Heat Transfer Conference, Gas Turbine and Heat Transfer Divisions of the ASME.
  • University Teaching Excellence Award, University of Houston, 1997.

Publications

  • Numerical Investigation of Flow Structure and Heat Transfer Produced by a Single Highly Confined Bubble in a Pressure-driven Channel Flow; J. R. Willard, D. K. Hollingsworth; ASME 2016 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, HT2016, July 10-14 2016, Washington, D.C.
  • Effects of Double Wall Cooling Configuration and Conditions on Performance of Full Coverage Effusion Cooling; N. Rogers, Z. Ren, W. Buzzard, B. Sweeney, N. Tinker, P. Ligrani, D. K. Hollingsworth, F. Liberatore, R. Patel, H-K. Moon; Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2016: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition GT2016, June 13-17, 2016, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Vapor Bubble Approaching a Superheated Wall; Mohammad W. Akhtar, Stanley J. Kleis, D. K. Hollingsworth, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 2015, Vol 83, pp. 809-819.
  • Observations of Bubble Shape and Confinement in Diabatic Two-phase Flow in a Minichannel; Khaled E. Albahloul, D. K. Hollingsworth, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 2015, Vol 83, pp. 200-211.
  • Comparing the Enhancement of Heat Transfer Caused by Sliding Gas Bubbles and by Sliding Vapor Bubbles in Subcooled Flow in a Minichannel; K. E. Albahloul, A. Ozer,
  • D. K. Hollingsworth, L.C. Witte, ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Minneapolis MN, July, 2013, HT2013-17070, proceedings on CDROM.
  • Highly Subcooled Flow Boiling: A Model for Estimating Heat Transfer Behind Sliding Bubbles in a Narrow Channel; A. Ozer, D. K. Hollingsworth, L.C. Witte, ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Puerto Rico, July, 2012, HT2012-58031, proceedings on CDROM (presented by D. K. Hollingsworth).
  • A Method of Concurrent Thermographic-Photographic Visualization of Flow Boiling in a Minichannel; Arif Ozer, Ahmet Oncel, D. K. Hollingsworth, & L. C. Witte, J. Exp. Thermal & Fluid Science November, 2011, Vol. 35, No. 8, pp. 1522-1529.
  • The effect of sliding bubbles on nucleate boiling of a subcooled liquid flowing in a narrow channel; Arif Ozer, Ahmet Oncel, D. K. Hollingsworth, & L. C. Witte, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 2011, Vol 54, pp. 1930-1940.
  • The Onset of Nucleate Boiling of a Subcooled Liquid Flowing in a Narrow Channel; A. Ozer, A. Oncel, D. K. Hollingsworth, L.C. Witte, International Heat Transfer Conference, Washington D.C., August, 2010, IHTC14-22689, proceedings on CDROM.
  • A Method for Concurrent Thermographic-Photographic Visualization of Flow Boiling in a Minichannel; A. Ozer, A. Oncel, D. K. Hollingsworth, L.C. Witte, International Heat Transfer Conference, Washington D.C., August, 2010, IHTC14-23107, proceedings on CDROM.
  • Imaging of Surface-Tension-Driven Convection Using Liquid Crystal Thermography; T. W. Dutton, L. R. Pate & D. K. Hollingsworth, ASME J. Heat Transfer, Dec. 2010, Vol 132, No. 121601.