Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Tennessee, 2000
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Tennessee, 1994
B.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Tennessee, 1992
Dean joined the research and development staff of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 2001 and is currently involved in research in the areas of engine and vehicle systems modeling, thermodynamic efficiency, and control of advanced combustion. Dean is a member of SAE, ASME, and The Combustion Institute.