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Sushil Chaturvedi

  • Sushil Chaturvedi
  • Professor
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • 238b Kaufman Hall
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3731
  • schaturv@odu.edu
  • Education

    Case Western Reserve University, 1975
    Major: Mechanical Eng., Thermal/Fluids
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Case Institute of Technology, 1972
    Major: Fluid-Thermal Engineering
    Degree: M.Sc.
    Indian Institute of Technology, 1969
    Major: Mechanical Engineering
    Degree: B.S.
  • A Rufus Tonelson Distinguished Faculty Award for Outstanding Research, Teaching and Service, old Dominion University
  • 2003: Professor of the Month, the Office of Student Activities and Leadership (OSAL)
  • 2003: Professor of the Year, Pi Tau Sigma, the Mechanical Engineering Honor Society
  • 2002: The Asian Pacific American Heritage Organization (APAHO) Award for Professional Achievement
  • 2002: Who’s Who among America’s Teachers’ Distinguished Educator Designation
  • 2001: Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • 2001: State Council of Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV) Outstanding Faculty Award
  • 2000: Listed in Marquis Who’s Who is Science and Engineering, Millennium Edition
  • 2000: NASA Certificate of Recognition for disclosure of an invention titled “Visual Detection of Thermal Contact Resistance with Liquid Crystals
  • 2000: Pletta Award 2000, Virginia Outstanding Engineering Educator Award, the Virginia Society of Professional Engineers for outstanding teaching and service to the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • 1999: University Finalist, Council of Higher Education Outstanding Faculty Award Program
  • 1998: Finalist, Council of Higher Education Outstanding Faculty Award
  • 1998: Most Inspiring Faculty Award
  • 1998: Professor of the Year Award, PI Tau Sigma, the Mechanical Engineering Honor Society
  • 1997: Finalist, Council of Higher Education Outstanding Faculty Award
  • 1996: NASA Certificate of Recognition
  • 1995: NASA Certificate of Recognition
  • 1995: NASA Certificate of Recognition
  • 1995: NASA Technical Brief Award
  • 1994: NASA Certificate of Recognition for Disclosure of Invention
  • 1993: Certificate for services to the engineering profession as the ASME Faculty Advisor, Board of Governors of ASME
  • 1993: Most Inspiring Faculty Award, Provost
  • 1992: Certificate for Services to the Engineering Profession as the ASME Faculty Advisor, Board of Governors of ASME
  • 1992: Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Faculty Award, ASME Student Chapter
  • 1992: Most Inspiring Faculty Award
  • 1987: Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Faculty Award, ASME Student Chapter
  • 1984: Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Faculty Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME), Student Chapter
  • 1980: Department of Energy, Summer Faculty Fellowship, Solar Energy Research Institute
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Engineering Laboratory Instruction in Immersive Virtual Environments (ENLIIVEN)
    Date: January, 2011 - December, 2012
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.; McKenzie, F. D.
    Simulation and Visualization Enhanced Engineering Education
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation (NSF)
    Date: January 1, 2004 - December 31, 2008
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Yoon, J.; Chaturvedi, S. K.; Akan, O.; zahorian, S.
    Simulation and Visualization Enhanced Engineering Education
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF
    Date: 2003 - 2008
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Visualization and Simulation Enhanced Engineering Education
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF
    Date: 2003 - 2005
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Modeling of Polymerization Reactors Using Computational Fluid Dynamics Softwares
    Sponsoring Organization: Huntsman Chemical
    Date: 1998 - 1999
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Liquid Crystals for Aerodynamic flow Field Diagnostics
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1993 - 1994
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    An Absorption Gaging System for Slush Hydrogen
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1992 - 1993
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Liquid Crystals for Aerodynamic Flow Field Diagnostics
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1992 - 1993
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Near – IR Spectroscopic Technique for Monitoring and Controlling Oxygen Concentration
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1992 - 1993
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Zro2 -Based Oxygen Monitoring/Control System
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1991 - 1993
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    An Absorption Gaging System for Slush Hydrogen
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1991 - 1992
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Liquid Crystals for Aerodynamic flow Diagnostics
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1991 - 1992
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Near-IR Specroscopy Technique or Monitoring and controlling Oxygen Concentration
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1991 - 1992
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    An Absorption Gaging System for Slush Hydrogen
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1990 - 1991
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Analysis of Eight-Ft. HTT Combustor Using CFD Codes
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1990 - 1991
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Eight-Ft. HTT Oxygen Monitoring System
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1990 - 1991
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Analysis of Eight-Ft. HTT Combustor Using CFD Codes
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1989 - 1990
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Eight-Ft. HTT Oxygen Monitoring System
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1989 - 1990
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Eight Ft. High Temperature Tunnel Combustor Modeling
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1988 - 1989
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Measurement of Seasonal and Geographical Variation of Aviation Fuel Characteristics
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1988 - 1989
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    LOX Diffusion and Oxygen Monitoring and Control in the 8-Ft. High Temperature Tunnel
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1987 - 1988
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    On-Line Measurement of Heat of Combustion
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1987 - 1988
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Design and Implementation of Oxygen Control System for Eight-Ft. HTT
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1986 - 1987
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Energy Conservation and Economic Potential of Large Capacity, Solar-Assisted Heat Pumps for Low Temperature Industrial Process Heat Applications
    Sponsoring Organization: TVA
    Date: 1984 - 1987
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Leading Edge Extension (LEE) for a Thick Delta Wing Model
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1983 - 1984
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Investigation of Aerodynamics Characteristics of Wings having Vortex Flow Using Different Codes
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1982 - 1984
    Investigators:Chaturvedi, S. K.
  • Intellectual Property

    Two-Stage Gas Measurements Systems
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Sprinkle,
    Chen,
    Highway Vehicle Exhaust Gas Refrigeration system
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Chaturvedi, S. K.
    Mei,
    Lavan,