Dr. Thomas D. Tran
College of Engineering
Phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 3478
Office: Zollner Engineering Center, Room Z015
Summer: Out of Office
- EM 3500: Fluid Mechanics
- EM 3550: Fluid Mechanics Lab
- ME 3110: Theory of Machines
- ME 3200: Thermodynamics
- ME 3405: Finite Element Analysis
- ME 4260: Heat Transfer
- ME 4270: Heat Transfer Lab
- ME 4950: ME Internship
Academic Advisor Roles
ME and MET
Ph.D., University of Utah
M.S., University of Utah
B.S., Cal Poly Pomona
Energy Consultant, Intermountain Industrial Assessment Center
Research Assistant, University of Utah
Teaching Assistant, University of Utah
T. D. Tran and A. D. Smith, “Thermo-economic Analysis of Residential Rooftop Photovoltaic Systems with Integrated Energy Storage and Their Impacts toward Electrical Distribution Networks,” Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, vol. 29, pp. 92-105, 2018.
T. D. Tran and A. D. Smith, “Incorporating Performance-based Global Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis into LCOE Calculations for Emerging Renewable Energy Technologies,” Applied Energy, vol. 216, pp. 157-171, 2018.
T. D. Tran and A. D. Smith, “Evaluation of renewable energy technologies and their potential for technical integration and cost-eﬀective use within the U.S. energy sector,” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 80, pp. 1372-1388, 2017.
T. D. Tran, K. Park, and A. D. Smith, “System Scaling Approach and Thermoeconomic Analysis of a Pressure Retarded Osmosis System for Power Production with Hypersaline Draw Solution: A Great Salt Lake Case Study,” Energy, vol. 126, pp. 97-111, 2017.