Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"CFD Modeling and Optimization of Freeze-Dryer Performance "

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Fall 2013 - DURI
Research area(s):
Engineering
Project Description:
Development and validation of CFD model of vapor flow in a laboratory-scale freeze-dryer.
Expected Student Contributions:
Mesh generation, data preprocessing and post-processing. Analysis of freeze-dryer performance and comparison with measurements.
Related Website(s):
None
Desired Qualifications:
None
Estimated Weekly Hours:
10
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
Yes, 3 credit hours

Professor in Charge

Name:
Alexeenko, Alina
Deptartment/College:
aeronautics and astronautics

Student Supervisor

Name:
Nikhil Varma
Title:
Graduate Student

Cooperating Faculty

Name:
Liz Topp
Deptartment/College:
Pharmacy