Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 2012
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 2010
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 2006
Derek joined the research and development staff of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 2014, following a post-doctoral fellowship through ORAU.
Derek’s areas of expertise: Internal combustion Engine fundamentals, fuel injection, emissions, low-temperature combustion, engine efficiency, abnormal combustion, engine diagnostics.
Areas of current research: Fuel and lubricant composition effects on spark ignited combustion, dilute spark ignited combustion, abnormal spark ignited combustion, low temperature combustion, fuel injection dynamics.
Numerous conference proceedings and journal articles