John P. Abraham

Professor
School of Engineering
University of St. Thomas
St. Paul, MN 55105
jpabraham@stthomas.edu

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PUBLICATIONS

Editing Activities

  1. Editor, Advances in Heat Transfer, Vol. 47, Elsevier, 2015.

 

  1. Editor, Advances in Heat Transfer, Vol. 46, Elsevier, 2014.

 

  1. Editor, Advances in Numerical Heat Transfer Vol. 5: Numerical Models of Heat Exchangers, Taylor and Francis, New York, (to appear).

 

  1. Editor, Small-Scale Wind Power – Design, Analysis, and Economic Impacts, Momentum Press, 2014.

 

  1. Editor, Advances in Heat Transfer, Vol. 45, Elsevier, 2013.

 

  1. Editor, Advances in Heat Transfer, Vol. 44, Elsevier, 2012.

 

  1. Editor, Advances in Numerical Heat Transfer Vol. 4: Nanoscale Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow, Taylor and Francis, New York, 2012.

 

  1. Guest Editor, Advances in Numerical Heat Transfer Vol. 3: Numerical Implementation of Biological Models and Equations, Taylor and Francis, New York, 2009.

 

  1. Guest Editor, Special Edition of the International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer: Bioheat and Biofluid Flow, Elsevier, Vol. 51, 23-24, November, 2008.

 

  1. Assistant Editor, Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, 2nd Ed. Editors: Sparrow, Minkowycz, and Murthy, John-Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 2006.

 

Editorial Board Member,

      Associate Editor, National Center for Science Education, Climate Science, 2012-present              

      International Journal of Mechanics and Energy, 2012-present                                             

      Open Mechanical Engineering Journal, 2007-present

      Open Mechanical Engineering Reviews, 2007-present

      Open Mechanical Engineering Letters, 2007-present

      Open Medical Devices Journal, 2008-present

      Creative Engineering Journal, 2009-present

      ISRN Applied Mathematics, 2011-present

      International Journal of Sustainable Energy, 2012 - present

      International Journal of Materials, Methods, and Technologies, 2012- present

 

Books

  1. Abraham, J.P., Plourde, B.D., Small-Scale Wind Power – Design, Analysis, and Environmental Impacts, Momentum Press, 2014.

 

  1. Abraham, J. P., Ellis, P. S., MacCracken, M. C., & Woodwell, G. M., Climate controversy 2013. New York, NY: AuthorHouse, 2013.

 

  1. All Fluid-Flow-Regimes Simulation Model for Internal Flows, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Hauppauge, NY, 2011.

 

Book Chapters

  1. B.D. Plourde, E.D. Taylor, P.O. Okaka, and J.P. Abraham, Financial and Implementation Considerations for Small-Scale Wind Power, in Small-Scale Wind Power – Design, Analysis, and Economic Impacts, Momentum Press, 2014.

 

  1. B.D. Plourde, E.D. Taylor, W.J. Minkowycz, and J.P. Abraham, Introduction to Small-Scale Wind Power, in Small-Scale Wind Power – Design, Analysis, and Economic Impacts, Momentum Press, 2014.

 

  1. Modeling Internal Flows by an Extended Menter Transition Model, Turbulent: Theory, Types, and Simulation, Nova Publishers, New York, 2011.

 

  1. A Mathematical Model to Predict Tissue Temperatures and Necrosis During Microwave Thermal Ablation of the Prostate, Advances in Numerical Heat Transfer Vol. 3: Numerical Implementation of Bioheat Models and Equations, Taylor and Francis, New York, 2009.

 

  1. Heat-Transfer and Temperature Results for a Moving Sheet Situated in a Moving Fluid, a chapter from Heat-Transfer Calculations, 2nd ed., editor, Myer Kutz, McGraw-Hill, 2005.

 

Journal Articles

 

  1. G. Foster and J.P. Abraham, Lack of Evidence for a Slowdown in Global Temperature, US Climate Variabilty and Predictability Program (CLIVAR) Summer 2015, Variations, Vol. 13, pp. XXX-XXX, 2015.

 

  1. L. Cheng, J. Zhu, and J.P. Abraham, Global Upper Ocean Heat Content Estimation: Recent Progresses and the Remaining Challenges, Atmopsheric and Oceanic Science Letters, (accepted).

 

  1. L.J. Vallez, B.D. Plourde, J.P. Abraham, A New Computational Thermal Model fo the Whole Human Body: Applications to Patient Warming Blankets, Numerical Heat Transfer, (in press).

 

  1. J. P. Abraham and B.D. Plourde, Validation of numerically simulated tissue temperatures during transcutaneous recharge of neurostimulation systems, Journal of Neuromodulation, (accepted).

 

  1. M. Richardson, Z. Hausfather, D.A. Nuccitelli, K.Rice, and J.P. Abraham, Misdiagnosis of Earth Climate Sensitivity Based on Energy Balance Model Regults, Science Bulletin, (accepted).

 

  1. B.D. Plourde, J.P. Abraham, W.J. Minkowycz, Continuous Flow Solar Thermal Pasteurization of Drinking Water: Methods, Devices, Microbiology, and Analysis, Renewable Energy, Vol. 81, pp. 795-803, 2015.

 

  1. J.M. Gorman, M. Carideo, E.M. Sparrow, J.P. Abraham, Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop Comparison of Louver- and Plain-finned Heat Exchangers Where One Fluid Passes Through Flattened Tubes, Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, Vol. 5, pp. 122-126, 2015.

 

  1. J.C.K. Tong, J.P. Abraham, J.M.Y.Tse, and E.M. Sparrow, Impact of Chamfer Contours to Reduce Column Drag, Engineering and Computational Mechanics, (accepted).

 

  1. L. Cheng, J.P. Abraha, G. Gon, T. Boyer, S. Wijffels, R. Cowley, V. Gouretski, F. Reseghetti, S. Kizu, S. Dong, F. Bringas, M. Goes, L. Houpert, J. Zhu, Fourth XBT Science Workshop Progress Report: Making Consensus and Establishing Best Practices to Reduce XBT Biases, (submitted).

 

  1. D. Egbe, T Mayah, E. Ebota, P. Egbe, J. Abraham, Performance Evaluation and Improvement on a Melon Seed Shelling Machine, World Journal of Agricultural Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 1, pp. 157-10, 2015.

 

 

  1. A. Lundardelli, J.E. Wentz, J.P. Abraham, and B.D. Plourde, Shielding Nozzle Design and Analysis for Atomization-Based Cutting Fluid Systems in Micromachining, ASME Journal of Micro- and Nano-Manufacturing, Vol. 3, paper no. 024501, 2015.

 

  1. N. Langat, T. Thoruwa, J. Wanyoko, J. Kiplagat, B.D Plourde, J.P. Abraham, Models and Experiments for Energy Consumption and Quality of Green Tea Drying, Energy Science and Engineering, Vol. 3, 43-50, 2015.

 

  1. E. Burr, G. Laden, and J.P. Abraham, The USO Hypothesis in Human Evolution, Reports of the National Center for Science Communication, (submitted).

 

  1. T. Scambos and J.P. Abraham, Antarctic Ice Sheet mass loss and future sea level rise, Forensic Engineering, (in press)

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, J.R. Stark, W.J. Minkowycz, Extreme weather: Observations of precipitation changes in the USA, Forensic Engineering (in press).

 

  1. N. Dib, D.B. Schwalbach, B.D. Plourde, R.E. Kohler, D. Dana, and J.P. Abraham, Single lumen balloon angioplasty catheter reduces cell viability when compared to multi lumen infusion catheter, Cardiovascular Translation Research, Vol. 7, pp. 781-787, 2014.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, J.T. Fasullo, G. Laden, Continued global warming in the midst of natural climate fluctuations, Reports of the National Center for Science Communication, 34(6), 2014.

 

  1. N. Dib, J.P. Abraham, B.D. Plourde, D.B. Schwalbach, D. Dana, L. Myers, K. Hunkler, S.R. D’Silva, T.R. Flower, and R.E. Kohler, TCT-155 A Novel Multi Lumen Compliant Balloon Catheter (ND Infusion Catheter) Preserves Stem Cell Viability and Improves Dispersion When Compared to a Standard Single Lumen Balloon Angioplasty Catheter, Journal American College of Cardiology, Vol. 64, 11, 2014.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, B.D. Plourde, J.R. Stark, Cryosurgical Treatment of Cancer: The Importance of Modeling, Journal of Cancer Science and Therapy, Vol. 6, 2014 (abstract).

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, S. Kumar, B.R. Bickmore, J.T.Fasullo, Issues Related to the Use of One-Dimensional Ocean Diffusion Models for Determining Climate Sensitivity, Journal of Earth Science and Climate Change, Vol. 5, paper 1000220, 2014.

 

  1. T. Shepard, J.P. Abraham, D.S. Schwalbach, S. Kane, D. Sigling, and T. Harrington, Velocity and Density Effect on Impact Force During Water Entry of Spheres, Journal of Geophysics and Remote Sensing, Vol. 3, paper no. 1000129, 2014.

 

22.  D. S. Schalbach, T. Shepard, S. Kane, D. Siglin, T. Harrington, J.P. Abraham, Effect of Impact Velocity and Mass Ratio During Vertical Sphere Water Entry, Developments and Applications of Oceanic Engineering, Vol. 3, 55-62, 2014.

 

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, B.D. Plourde, J.R. Stark, and W.J. Minkowycz, Improvements to the Quality and Quantity of Ocean Heat Content Measurements, Journal of Earth Science and Climate Change, Vol. 5, pp. 100, 2014 (abstract).

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, B.D. Plourde, and K.E. Trenberth, Closing Earth’s Energy Balance, Journal of Earth Science and Climate Change, Vol. 5, pp. 69, 2014 (abstract).

 

  1. J.M. Gorman, E.M. Sparrow, and J.P. Abraham, Temperature Determination by Means of Optoacoustic Measurements, Studies in Engineering and Technology, Vol. 1, 15-20, 2014.

 

  1. J.M. Gorman, E.M. Sparrow, and J.P. Abraham, Slot Jet Impingement Heat Transfer in the Presence of Jet Axis Switching, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 78, 50-57, 2014.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, A review of the HANDY Study, Cosmopolis, Vol. 2014-1, pp. 8-87, 2014.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham Climate Change in the Midwest: Impacts, Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Adaptation. A Review of New Biological Books, The Quarterly Review of Biology, Vol. 89, pp. 171-172, 2014.

 

  1. B.D. Plourde, D.B. Schwalbach, J.P. Abraham, and R.E. Kohler, Intracoronary Injection of Medication from multi-lumen injection Catheters, Journal of Medical Devices, Vol. 8, paper number 020901, 2014.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, J. Cook, J. T. Fasullo, P. H. Jacobs, S. A. Mandia, and D. A Nuccitelli, Review of the Consensus and Asymmetric Quality of Research on Human-Induced Climate Change, Cosmopolis, Vol. 2014-1, pp. 3-18, 2014.

 

  1. B. L. Viglianti, M.W. Dewhirst, J.M. Gorman, and J.P. Abraham, E.M. Sparrow, Rationalization of Thermal Injury Quantification Methods: Application to Skin Burns, Burns, Vol. 40, pp. 896-902, 2014.

 

  1. N.M. Naughton, B.D. Plourde, J.R. Stark, S. Hodis, and J. P. Abraham, Impacts of Waveforms on the Fluid Flow, Wall Shear Stress, and Flow Distribution in Cerebral Aneurysms and the Development of a Universal Reduced Pressure, J. Biomedical Science and Engineering, Vol. 7, 7-14, 2014.

 

  1. J. M. Gorman, J.P. Abraham, D. B. Schwalbach, T. S. Shepard, J.R. Stark, and F. Reseghetti, Experimental Verification of Drag Forces on Spherical Objects Entering Water, Journal of Marine Biology and Oceanography, Vol. 3, paper no. 1000126, 2014.

 

  1. S. Beacher, E.M. Sparrow, J.M. Gorman, and J.P. Abraham, Theory and Numerical Simulation in Thermochemical Ablation, Numerical Heat Transfer Part A, Vol. 66, pp. 131-143, 2014.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, J.M. Gorman, F. Reseghetti, E.M. Sparrow, J.R. Stark, T.G. Shepard, Modeling and Numerical Simulation of the Forces Action on a Sphere During Early-Water Entry, Ocean Engineering, Vol. 76, 1-9, 2014.

 

  1. J.M. Gorman, J.P. Abraham, E.M. Sparrow, A Novel, Comprehensive Numerical Simulation for Predicting Temperatures Within Boreholes and the Adjoining Rock Bed, Geothermics, Vol. 50, pp. 213-219, 2014.

 

  1. D.B. Schwalbach, B.D. Plourde, J.P. Abraham, and R.E. Kohler, Drug Dispersion for Single- and Multi-Lumen Catheters, J. Biomedical Science and Engineering, Vol. 6, pp. 1021-1028, 2013.

 

  1. N. Dib, R.E. Kohler, J.P. Abraham, B.D. Plourde, D.B. Schwalbach, D. Dana, B.J. Baird, T.R. Flower, L. Myers, and K. Hunkler, TCT-811 Stem Cell Viabilitiy Significantly Reduced After Passing Through a Standard Single Lumen Over-the-Wire 0.014 Balloon Angioplasty Cather, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Vol. 62, B246, 2013.

 

  1. N. Dib, R.E. Kohler, J.P. Abraham, B. Plourde, D. Schwalbach, D. Dana, L. Myers, B.J. Baird, and T.R. Flower, Stem Cell Viability Significantly Reduced After Passing Through a Standard Single Lumen Over-the-Wire 0.014 Inch Balloon Angioplasty Catheter, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Vol. 62, pp. B246, 2013.

 

  1. D.A. Nuccitelli, J.P. Abraham, R.E. Benestad, S.A. Mandia, Comment on: Akasofu, S.-I. On The Present Halting of Global Warming, Climate, Vol. 1, pp. 76-83, 2013.

 

  1. J.M. Gorman, E. M. Sparrow, J.P. Abraham, Differences Between Measured Pipe Wall Surface Temperatures and Internal Fluid Temperatures, Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, 1, 13-16, 2013.

 

  1. J. R. Stark, J. M. Gorman, E. M. Sparrow, J. P. Abraham, R. E. Kohler, Controlling the Rate of Penetration of a Therapeutic Drug Into the Wall of an Artery by Means of a Pressurized Balloon, J. Biomedical Science and Engineering, Vol. 6, pp. 527-532, 2013.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, M. Baringer, N.L. Bindoff, T. Boyer, L.J. Cheng, J.A. Church, J.L. Conroy, C.M. Domingues, J.T. Fasullo, J. Gilson,  G. Goni, S.A. Good, J. M. Gorman, V. Gouretski, M. Ishii, G.C. Johnson, S. Kizu,  J.M. Lyman, A. M. Macdonald, W.J. Minkowycz, S.E. Moffitt, M.D. Palmer, A.R. Piola, F. Reseghetti, K. Schuckmann,K.E. Trenberth, I. Velicogna, J.K. Willis, A Review of Global Ocean Temperature Observations: Implications for Ocean Heat Content Estimates and Climate Change, Reviews of Geophysics, Vol. 51, pp 450-483, 2013.

 

  1. R. Rend, E. Sparrow, J. R. Stark, J.P. Abraham, Experimental Pressure Losses in Diffusers Compared to Numerical Simulations, Journal Fluids Engineering, (submitted).

 

  1. J. Abraham, J. Stark, J. Gorman, E. Sparrow, R. Kohler, A Model of Drug Deposition Within Artery Walls, J. Medical Devices, Vol. 7, paper no. 020902, 2013.

 

  1. E.M. Sparrow, N.T. Littlejohn, J.M. Gorman, and J.P. Abraham, Mass Transfer and Particle Separation by Swirl-Chamber and Swirl-Tube Devices, Numerical Heat Transfer A, Vol. 64, 611-620, 2013.

 

  1. E.M. Sparrow, J. M. Gorman, and J.P. Abraham, Quantitative Assessment of the Overall Heat Transfer Coefficient U, J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 135, paper no. 061102, 2013.

 

  1. J. P. Abraham, E.M. Sparrow, J.M. Gorman, J.R. Stark, R. E. Kohler, A Mass Transfer Model of Temporal Drug Deposition in Artery Walls, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 58, pp. 632-638, 2013.

 

  1. R.R. Rend, E. M. Sparrow, D. W. Bettenhausen, J. P. Abraham, Parasitic Pressure Losses in Diffusers and in Their Downstream Piping Systems for Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 61, pp. 56-61, 2013.

 

  1. E.M. Sparrow, J.M. Gorman, K.S. Friend, and J.P. Abraham, Flow Regime Determination for Finned Heat Exchanger Surfaces with Dimples/Protrusions, Numerical Heat Transfer, Vol. 63, pp. 245-256, 2012.

 

  1. B.D. Plourde, J.P. Abraham, G.S. Mowry, and W.J. Minkowycz, Simulations of Three-Dimensional Vertical-Axis Turbines for Communications Applications, Wind Engineering, Vol. 36, pp. 443-454, 2012.

 

  1. J. P. Abraham, B.D. Plourde, G.S. Mowry, W.J. Minkowycz, Summary of Savonius Wind Turbine Development and Future Applications for Small-Scale Power Generation, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Vol. 4, paper no. 042703, 2012.

 

  1. J.M. Gorman, EM. Sparrow, J.P. Abraham, and G.S. Mowry, Operating Characteristics and Fabrication of a Uniquely Compact Helical Heat Exchanger, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 5, pp. 1070-1075, 2012.

 

  1. E. M. Sparrow, J.M. Gorman, A. Trawick, and J. P. Abraham, Novel Techniques for Measurements of Thermal Conductivity of Both Highly and Lowly Conducting Media, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 55, pp. 4037-4042, 2012.

 

  1. J. P. Abraham, J.M. Gorman, F. Reseghetti, E.M. Sparrow, and W.J. Minkowycz, Drag Coefficients for Rotating Expendable Bathythermographs and the Impact of Launch Parameters on Depth Predictions, Numerical Heat Transfer A, Vol. 62, pp. 25-43, 2012.

 

  1. M. Nelson and J.P. Abraham, Hemodynamics of AV Grafts for Hemodialysis Access, Journal of Medical Devices, Vol. 6, artcile no. 017553, 2012.

 

  1. J. Abraham and J. Jeske, Cryosurgical Simulations for Ablation of Kidney Tumors, Journal of Medical Devices, Vol. 6, article no 017504, 2012.

 

  1. J. Abraham, J. Gorman, F. Reseghetti, W. Minkowycz, and E. M. Sparrow, Turbulent and Transitional Modeling of Drag on Oceanographic Measurement Devices, Computational Fluid Dynamics and its Applications 2012, article ID 567864, doi:10.1155/2012/567864.

 

  1. J. Abraham, J. Gorman, F. Reseghetti, K. Trenberth, and W. Minkowycz, A New Method of Calculating Ocean Temperatures Using Expendable Bathythermographs, Energy and Environment Research, Vol. 1, pp. 2-11, 2011.

 

  1. J. Stark, J. Gorman,  M. Hennessey, F. Reseghetti, J. Willis, J. Lyman, J. Abraham, and M. Borghini, A Computational Method for Determining XBT Depths, Ocean Sciences, Vol. 7, pp. 733-743, 2011.

 

  1. B. D. Plourde, J. P. Abraham, G.S. Mowry, W.J. Minkowycz, Use of Small-Scale Wind Energy to Power Cellular Communication Equipment, Sensors and Transducers, Vol. 13, pp. 53-61, 2011.

 

  1. J. Gorman, E. Sparrow, G. Mowry, J. Abraham, Simulation of Helically Wrapped, Compact Heat Exchangers, J. Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Vol. 3, article no. 043120, 2011.

 

  1. R. D. Lovik, J.P. Abraham, and E. M. Sparrow, Surrogate Human Tissue Temperatures Resulting from Misalignment of Antenna and Implant During Recharging of a Neuromodulation Device, J. Neuromodulation, Vol. 14, pp. 501-511, 2011.

 

  1. K.E. Trenberth, J.T Fasullo, and J.P. Abraham, Issues in Establishing Climate Senstivity in Recent Studies, Remote Sensing, Vol. 3, pp. 2051-2055, 2011.

 

  1. R. D. Lovik, E. M. Sparrow, J. P. Abraham, C. Zelmer, S. Oh, K. Friend, and D. K. Smith, Effect of Component Misalignment on Human Tissue Temperatures Associated with Recharged Nueromodulation Devices, J. Medical Devices, Vol. 5, 0207516, 2011.

 

  1. T. Gebreegziabher, E.M. Sparrow, J.P. Abraham, E. Ayorinde, and T. Singh, High-Frequency Pulsatile Pipe Flows Encompassing All Flow Regimes, Numerical Heat Transfer A, Vol. 60, pp. 811-826, 2011.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, M.P. Hennessey, and W.J. Minkowycz A Simple Algebraic Model to Predict Burn Depth and Injury, Int. Comm. Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 38, pp. 1169-1171, 2011.

 

  1. J. P. Abraham, B.D. Plourde, G.S. Mowry, E. M. Sparrow, W.J. Minkowycz, Numerical Simulation of Fluid Flow Around a Vertical-Axis Turbine, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Vol. 3, article no. 033109, 2011 (doi:10.1063/1.3588037).

 

  1. B.M.Osende, J. P. Abraham, and G. S. Mowry, Small-Scale Use of Solar Power in Remote, Developing Regions: A Case Study, Journal of Sustainable Development,Vol. 4, pp. 3-9, 2011.

 

  1. B. D. Plourde, J. P. Abraham, G. S. Mowry, and W. J. Minkowycz, An Experimental Investigation of a Large, Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine: Effects of Venting and Capping, Wind Engineering, Vol. 35, pp. 213-220, 2011.

 

71.  N.N. Johnson, J.P. Abraham, Z.I. Helgeson, W.J. Minkowycz, and E. M. Sparrow, An Archive of Skin-Layer Thicknesses and Properties and Calculations of Scald Burns with Comparisons to Experimental Observations, Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, Vol. 3, paper no. 011003, 2011.

 

  1. Z. Helgeson, J. Jenkins, J. Abraham, and E. Sparrow, Particle Trajectories and Agglomeration/Accumulation in Branching Arteries Subjected to Orbital Atherectomy, Open Biomedical Engineering Journal, Vol. 5, pp. 25-38, 2011.

 

  1. R. Ramazani-Red, S. Chelikani, E. M. Sparrow, and J. P. Abraham, Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Orbital Atherectomy: Absence of Cavitation, Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, Vol. 3, pp. 1108-1116, 2010.

 

  1. L. Steck, E.M. Sparrow, and J.P. Abraham, Non-Invasive Measurement of the Human Core Temperature, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 54, pp. 949-982, 2011.

 

  1. N. N. Johnson, J. P. Abraham, Z, I. Helgeson and M.P. Hennessey, Simulation of Embolization Particle Trajectories, Frontiers in Heat Transfer, Vol. 2, paper no. 023006, 2011.

 

  1. G. Adams, P. Khanna, C. Staniloae, J. Abraham, and E. Sparrow, Optimal Techniques with the Diamondback 360 System Achieve Effective Results for the Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease, Journal of Cardiovascular Translation Research, Vol. 4, 220-229, 2011.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, E. M. Sparrow, and W. J. Minkowycz, Internal-Flow Nusselt Numbers for the Low-Reynolds-Number End of the Laminar-to-Turbulent Transition Regime, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 54, 584-588, 2011.

 

  1. S. Chelikani, E.M. Sparrow, J.P. Abraham, W.M. Minkowycz, Mass Transfer in Vascular Access Ports, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 54, pp. 949-958, 2011.

 

  1. A.P. Thomas and J.P. Abraham, Sawtooth Vortex Generators for Underwater Propulsion, Open Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 4, pp. 1-7, 2010.

 

  1. D. K. Smith, R.D. Lovik E. M. Sparrow, and J. P. Abraham, Human Tissue Temperatures Achieved During Recharging of New-Generation Neuromodulation Devices, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 53, 3292-3299, 2010.

 

  1. J. P. Abraham, E. M. Sparrow, J. C. K. Tong, and D. W. Bettenhausen, Internal Flows which Transist from Turbulent Through Intermittent to Laminar, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 49, 256-263, 2010.

 

  1. E.M. Sparrow, J.P. Abraham, Y. Bayazit, R.D. Lovik, and D.K. Smith, Numerical and Experimental Simulations as Symbiotic Tools for Solving Complex Biothermal Problems, Journal of Medical Devices, Vol. 4, 027536, 2010.

 

  1. R. D. Lovik, J. P. Abraham, W. J. Minkowycz, and E. M. Sparrow, Laminarization and Turbulentization in a Pulsatile Pipe Flow, Numerical Heat Transfer Part A, Vol. 56, 861-879, 2009.

 

  1. R.D. Lovik, J. P. Abraham, and E. M. Sparrow, Tissue-Damage Potential of Neuromodulation Devices Due to Magnetic-Field Heating, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 52, pp. 3518-3524, 2009.

 

  1. E.M. Sparrow, J. P. Abraham, and W. J. Minkowycz, Flow Separation in a Diverging Conical Duct: Effect of Reynolds Number and Divergence Angle, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 52, pp. 3079-3083, 2009.

 

86.  F.A. Hoover and J.P. Abraham, A Comparison of Corn-Based Ethanol with Cellulosic Ethanol as Replacements for Petroleum-Based Fuels, A Review, Int. J. Sustainable Energy, Vol. 28, pp. 171-182, 2009.

 

87.  G.S.  Mowry, R. Erickson, and J.P. Abraham, Computational Model of a Novel, Two-Cup Horizontal Wind-Turbine System, Open Mechanical Engineering Journal, Vol. 3, pp. 26-34, 2009.

 

  1. J.C.K. Tong, E.M. Sparrow, and J. P. Abraham, Geometric Strategies for Attainment of the Identical Outflows Through all of the Exit Ports of a Distribution Manifold in a Manifold System, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 29, 3552-3560, 2009.

 

  1. W.J. Minkowycz, J.P. Abraham, and E.M.  Sparrow, Numerical Simulation of Laminar Breakdown and Subsequent Intermittent and Turbulent Flow in Parallel Plate Channels:  Effects of Inlet Velocity Profile and Turbulence Intensity, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 52, pp. 4040-4046, 2009.

 

  1. J.C. Tong, E.M. Sparrow, and J.P. Abraham, Unified Treatment of Natural Convection in Tall, Narrow, and Flat, Wide Rectangular Channels, Numerical Heat Transfer A, Vol. 54, pp. 763-776, 2008.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, E.M. Sparrow, and J.C.K. Tong, Heat Transfer in All Pipe Flow Regimes - Laminar, Transitional/Intermittent, and Turbulent, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 52, pp. 557-563, 2009.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, J.C.K. Tong, and E.M. Sparrow, Breakdown of Laminar Pipe Flow into Transitional Intermittency and Subsequent Attainment of Fully Developed Intermittent or Turbulent Flow, Numerical Heat Transfer B, Vol. 54, pp. 103-115, 2008.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham , E.M. Sparrow, and R.D. Lovik, Unsteady, Three-Dimensional Fluid Mechanic Analysis of Blood Flow in Plaque-Narrowed and Plaque-Free Arteries, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 51, 5633-5641, 2008.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham and A.P. Thomas, Induced Co-Flow and Laminar-to-Turbulent Transition with Synthetic Jets, Computers and Fluids, Vol. 38, pp. 1011-1017, 2009.

 

  1. E.M. Sparrow, J.C.K. Tong, and J.P. Abraham, Fluid Flow in a System with Separate Laminar and Turbulent Zones, Numerical Heat Transfer A, Vol. 53 (4), pp. 341-353, 2008.                    

 

  1. J.P. Abraham and C.M. George, Full-Building Radiation Shielding for Climate Control in Desert Regions, International Journal of Sustainable Energy, Vol. 26 (3) pp. 167-177, 2007.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham and E.M. Sparrow, A Thermal Ablation Model Including Liquid-to-Vapor Phase Change, Necrosis-Dependent Perfusion, and Moisture-Dependent Properties, International Journal Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 50, pp. 2537-2544, 2007.

 

  1. J.C.K. Tong, E.M. Sparrow, and J.P. Abraham, Attainment of Flowrate Uniformity in the Channels that Link a Distribution Manifold to a Collection Manifold, Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 129 (9), pp. 1186-1192, 2007.

 

  1. E.M. Sparrow and J.P. Abraham, A Simulation of Gas-Based, Endometrial-Ablation Therapy for the Treatment of Menorrhagia, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 36 (1), pp. 171-183, 2008

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, E.M. Sparrow, and S. Ramadhyani, Numerical Simulation of a BPH Thermal Therapy – A Case Study Involving TUMT, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 129, pp. 548-557, 2007.

 

  1. J.C.K. Tong, E.M. Sparrow, and J.P. Abraham, A Quasi-Analytical Method for Fluid Flow in a Multi-Inlet Collection Manifold, Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 129, pp. 579-586, 2007.

 

  1. J.C.K. Tong, E.M. Sparrow, and J.P. Abraham, Numerical Simulation of the Urine Flow in a Stented Ureter, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 129, pp. 187-192, 2007.

 

103.                      J.P. Abraham, A Guide to Curing Processes, Jourmal of Precision Manufacturing, 6, pp. 16-17, 2006.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham and C.M. George, Micro-Geothermal Devices for Low-Energy Air-Conditioning in Desert Climates, GHC Bull., Vol. 27, (4), pp. 13-16, 2006.

 

  1. P.W. Chevalier,  J.P. Abraham, and E.M. Sparrow, The Design of Cold Plates for the Thermal Management of Electronic Equipment, Journal of Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 27, pp. 6-16, 2006.

 

  1. E. M. Sparrow and J. P. Abraham, Universal Solutions for the Streamwise Variation of the Temperature of a Moving Sheet in the Presence of a Moving Fluid, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 48, pp. 3047-3056, 2005.

 

107.                      E.M. Sparrow, J.P. Abraham, P.W. Chevalier , A DOS-Enhanced Numerical Simulation of Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Through an Array of Offset Fins with Conjugate Heating in the Bounding Solid,  Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 127, pp. 27-33, 2005.

 

  1. J. P. Abraham and E. M. Sparrow, Friction Drag Resulting From the Simultaneous Imposed Motion of a Freestream and its Bounding Surface, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 26, pp. 289-295, 2005.

 

  1. S.K. S. Boetcher, E.M. Sparrow, and J.P. Abraham, Numerical Simulation of the Radiative Heating of a Moving Sheet, Numerical Heat Transfer, Vol. 47, pp. 1-25, 2005.

 

  1. E.M. Sparrow, J.P. Abraham, and J.C. K. Tong, Archival Correlations for Average Heat Transfer Coefficients for Non-Circular and Circular Cylinders and for Spheres in Crossflow, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 47 (24), pp. 5285-5296, 2004.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham and E.M. Sparrow, A Simple Model and Validating Experiments for Predicting the Heat Transfer to a Load Situated in an Electrically Heated Oven, Journal of Food Engineering, Vol. 62 (4) pp. 409-415, 2004.

 

112. J.P. Abraham, Teaching Case Studies to a Multi-Disciplinary Class - Bridging the Gap Between Engineering and the Biological Sciences, Journal of College Science Teaching, Vol. 33 (5), March/April 2004.

 

113. E.M. Sparrow and J.P. Abraham, A Computational Analysis of the Radiative and Convective Processes Which Take Place in Preheated and Non-Preheated Ovens, Journal of Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 24 , No. 5, pp. 25-37, 2003.

 

114. J.P. Abraham and E.M. Sparrow, Three Dimensional Laminar and Turbulent Natural Convection in a Continuously/Discretely Wall-Heated Enclosure Containing a Thermal Load, Numerical Heat Transfer, A, Vol. 44, pp. 105-125, 2003.

 

115. E. M. Sparrow and J. P. Abraham, A New Buoyancy Model Replacing the Standard Pseudo-Density Difference for Internal Natural Convection in Gases, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 46, pp. 3583-3591, 2003.

 

116. J.P. Abraham and E.M. Sparrow, Experiments on discretely heated, vented/unvented enclosures for various radiation surface characteristics of the thermal load, enclosure temperature sensor, and enclosure walls, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 45, pp. 2255-2263, May, 2002.

 

117. J.P. Abraham and E.M. Sparrow, Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Multiply-Folded, Continuous Flow Passages Including Conjugate Thermal Interaction Between the Fluid and Bounding Walls  Numerical Heat Transfer, A, Vol. 42, pp. 327-344, 2002.

 

118. E.M. Sparrow, J.P. Abraham, and Molly K. Rolfsmeier, Fabric Ducts for Air Distribution and for Décor, Fabric Architecture, March/April 2002.

 

119. E.M. Sparrow and .P. Abraham, Heat Transfer Coefficients and Other Performance Parameters for Variously Positioned and Supported Thermal Loads in Ovens With/Without Water-Filled or Empty Blockages, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 45, pp. 3597-3607, July 2002.

 

120. E.M. Sparrow, J.C.K. Tong, and J.P. Abraham, An Experimental Investigation on a Mass Exchanger for Transferring Water Vapor and Inhibiting the Transfer of Other Gases, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 44, pp. 4313-4321, November, 2001.

 

121. E.M. Sparrow, G.L. Martin, J.P. Abraham, and J.C.K. Tong, Air-to-Air Energy Exchanger Test Facility for Mass and Energy Transfer Performance, Transactions of the ASHRAE, Vol. 107, (2) 2001.

 

Conference Presentations and Public Lectures

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, Small-scale wind turbines: design, analysis and applications, Hong Kong University, January 28, 2015 (invited).

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, The Science of Climate Change, What do we really know, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, January 26, 2015 (invited).

 

  1. J.P. Abraham et al., A Novel Multi Lumen Compliant Balloon Catheter (ND® Infusion Catheter) Preserves Stem Cell Viability and Improves Dispersion When Compared to a Standard Single Lumen Balloon Angioplasty Catheter, European Society of Cardiology, 2015, (submitted).

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, T.M. Shepard, W.J. Minkowycz, J.R. Stark, J. M. Gorman, Quantification of Near-Surface Impact Forces on XBTs, The 4th XBT Workshop: XBT Science and the Way Forward, Beijing, China, November 11-13, 2014.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, B.D. Plourde, S.A. Mandia, and K.E. Trenberth, Closing the Earth Energy Imbalance, 3rd International Conference on Earth Science and Climate Change, San Francisco, CA, July 28-30, 2014.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, B.D. Plourde, J.R. Stark, and W.J. Minkowycz, Improvements to the Quality and Quantity of Ocean Heat Content Measurements, 3rd International Conference on Earth Science and Climate Change, San Francisco, CA, July 28-30, 2014.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, B.D. Plourde, J.R. Stark, W.J. Minkowycz, Cryosurgical Treatment of Cancer: The Importance of Modeling, 4th World Congress on Cancer Science and Therapy, Chicago, October 20-22, 2014.

 

  1. N. Dib, J.P. Abraham, B. D. Plourde, D.B. Schwalbach, D. Dana, L. Myers, K. Hunkler, T. Flower, and R.E. Kohler, A novel multi-lumen compliant balloon catheter preserves stem cell viability and decreases cellular clumping when compared to a standard single-lumen balloon angioplasty catheter, Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapuetics (TCT 2014), Washington, DC, September 13-17, 2014.

 

  1. N. Dib, J.P. Abraham, B. D. Plourde, D.B. Schwalbach, D. Dana, L. Myers, K. Hunkler, T. Flower, and R.E. Kohler, A novel multi-lumen compliant balloon catheter preserves stem cell viability and decreases cellular clumping when compared to a standard single-lumen balloon angioplasty catheter, Complex Cardiovascular Therapeutics, Orlando, FL, June 23-27, 2014.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, The Science of Climate Change (Keynote), 2014 Summer Institute for Climate Change and Energy Education, Sandstone, MN, August 4-6, 2014.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, D. B. Schwalbach, T. M. Shepard, J. M. Gorman, Calculating forces of impact as objects travel from air into water at high velocity, ANSYS Regional Conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 10, 2014.

 

  1. B.D. Plourde, D.B. Schwalbach, J.P. Abraham, R.E. Kohler, and N.N. Johnson, Introcoronary Injection of Medication from multi-lumen injection Catheters, Design of Medical Devices 2014, April 7-14, Minneapolis, MN.

 

  1. N. Dib, J. Abraham, B. Plourde, D. Schwalbach, D. Dana, D. Lester, T. Flowers, and R. Kohler, Comparison of the Stem Cell Viability and Shear Stress of Single Lumen and Multi Lumen Balloon Infusion Catheter for Intra-Arterial Stem Cell Infusion, American Cardiology Conference 2014, Washington, DC, March 29-31.

 

  1. J. Abraham, The Science of Global Warming, What do we Really Know (Keynote), Audubon Society National Meeting, October 6, 2013.

 

  1. J. Abraham, Thawing Out Climate Science, IEEE 2013 Awards Banquet, St. Paul, MN, February 23, 2013.

 

  1. J. Abraham,, Using ANSYS to Model Rotating Oceanographic Devices, ANSYS Regional Conference, Minneapolis, June 6, 2013.

 

  1. N. Dib, J. Abraham, B. Plourde, D. Schwalbach, D. Dana, L. Myers, T. Flowers, and R. Kohler, Stem cell viability significantly reduced after passing through a standard single lumen over-the-wire 0.014 inch balloon angioplasty catheter, TCT 2013 Conference, October 27-November 1, 2013, San Francisco, CA.

 

  1. J. Abraham, Measurements of the Earth’s Climate System, IEEE Conference on Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Minneapolis, MN, May 6, 2013.

 

  1. J. Abraham, Numerical Simulations of Drug Deposition of Paclitaxel, Design of Medical Devices Conference, 2013, Minneapolis, MN, April 8-11, 2013.

 

  1. J. Abraham, J. Stark, J. Gorman, E. Sparrow, R. Kohler, A Model of Drug Deposition Within Artery Walls, Design of Medical Devices Conference, 2013, Minneapolis, MN, April 8-11, 2013.

 

  1. J.L. Conroy, S.A. Mandia, J.P. Abraham, S.E. Moffitt, G. Tootle, Environmental Litigation and the Role of Climate Scientists, AGU Winter Meeting 2012, December 3-7, San Francisco, 2012.

 

  1. S. Mandia, J. Abraham, J. Dash, M. Ashley, Filling the Knowledge Gap that Exists Between the Public and Its Leaders and Climate Science Experts, AGU Winter Meeting 2012, December 3-7, San Francisco, 2012.

 

  1. S. Mandia, J.Abraham, J. Dash, and M. Ashley, Navigating Negative Conversations in Climate Change, AGU Winter Meeting 2012, December 3-7, San Francisco, 2012.

 

  1. M. Kallock, A. Yevzlin, M. Nelson, John Abraham, Numerical Modeling of Blood Flow in a New Percutaneously Delivered Hemodialysis Shunt, BMES 2012 Annual Meeting, Atlanta Georgia, October 24-27, 2012.

 

  1. J. P. Abraham, Understanding Climate Change’s Common Myths, Minnesota Broadcast Meteorologists Climate Change Science Seminar, St. Paul, MN, October 5-6, 2012.

 

  1. N.P. Sullivan, J.E. Wentz, J.P. Abraham, Multi-Scale Modeling of Tubular Cross-Flow Microfiltration of Metalworking Fluids, ASME Interanational Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Houston, TX, November 9-15, 2012.

 

  1. J. Abraham, M. Nelson, J. Jeske, J. Gorman, Simulation Tools for Design and Testing Substitution in Medical Devices, Lifescience Alley Research Conference, Research and Development 101, Minneapolis, MN, May 22, 2012.

 

28.  M.J. Kallock, M. E. Nelson, J. P. Abraham, and A. S. Yevzlin, Fluid Mechanic Modeling of a Percutaneously Delivered Vascular Access Device,  American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology, 8th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, February 24-26, 2012.

 

  1. D. Dana, J. Abraham, R. Kohler, A. Campbell, B. Baird, M. Olson, and N. Dib, A Novel Catheter Delivery System (CardioDib) That May Enable Intracoronary Stem Cell Infusion by Possibly Minimizing Cellular Clumping and Distal Embolization (DE) While Preserving Cellular Viability, 9th International Symposium on Stem Cell Therapy and Cardiovascular Innovations, Madrid, Spain, June 7-8, 2012.

 

  1. K. Trenberth, K. Emanual, B. Santer, J. Abraham, Climate Science and Meteorology, AMS National Broadcast Meteorology Conference, Boston, MA, August 24, 2012

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, J. Jeske, and M. Nelson, Thermal and fluid flow simulations in health care: Product development and safety improvement, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN April 10-12, 2012.

 

  1. J. Abraham, Climate Myths, Misconceptions, and Their Creators, American Chemical Society, St. Paul, MN, November 13, 2012.

 

  1. B.D. Plourde, J.P. Abraham, G.S. Mowry, E.M. Sparrow, Experimental Test of Multi-Stage Vertical-Axis Turbines for Cellular Communication Applications, ASME 6th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, San Diego, CA, July 23-26, 2012.

 

  1. M. Nelson and J.P. Abraham, Hemodynamics of AV Grafts for Hemodialysis Access, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN April 10-12, 2012.

 

  1. J. Abraham and J. Jeske, Cryosurgical Simulations for Abaltion of Kidney Tumors, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN April 10-12, 2012.

 

  1. J. Abraham, J. Stark, J. Gorman,  Drag Calculations on Oceanographic Devices, ANSYS Regional Conference, Minneapolis, MN, October 20, 2011.

 

  1. J. Abraham, B. Plourde, G. Mowry,  Fluid Dynamic Simulations of Wind Turbines, ANSYS Regional Conference, Minneapolis, MN, October 20, 2011.

 

  1. S. Mandia, J. Abraham, R. Weymann, and M. Ashley, The Climate Science Rapid Response Team – A Model for Science Communication, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting and Exposition, Minneapolis, MN, October 9-12, 2011.

 

  1. S. Mandia, J. Abraham, R. Weymann, and M. Ashley, The Climate Sciences Rapid Response Team – A Model for Science Communication, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA December 5-9, 2011.

 

  1. J. Abraham, J. Stark, J. Gorman, F. Reseghettic, J. Willis, and J. Lyman, Preliminary Fluid Drag Calculations for Expednable Bathythermograph Devices, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA December 5-9, 2011.

 

  1. S. Mandia, J. Abraham, R. Weymann, and M. Ashley, Scientists Shaping the Discussion, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA December 5-9, 2011.

 

  1. J. Abraham, J. Stark, J. Gorman, F. Reseghettic, J. Willis, and J. Lyman, Computational Modeling of Probe Dynamics to Improve Ocean Heat Content Measurements, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA December 5-9, 2011.

 

  1. B.M. Osende, J.P. Abraham, and G.S. Mowry, The Design, Installation, and Maintenance of a Village-Sized Solar Power System in Uganda, Nanotech, Cleantech, Microtech 2011 Conference, June 13-16, 2011, Boston, MA. Published in the Technical Proceedings of the 2011 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, Vol. 3, pp. 755-758, 2011.

 

  1. B.D. Plourde, J.P. Abraham, G.S. Mowry, and W.J. Minkowycz, Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines for Powering Cellular Communication Towers, Nanotech, Cleantech, Microtech 2011 Conference, June 13-16, 2011, Boston, MA.  Published in the Technical Proceedings of the 2011 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, Vol. 3, pp. 750-753, 2011.

 

  1. L. Tran, M. Hennessey, J. Abraham, Simulation and Visualization of Dynamic Systems: Several Approaches and Comparisons, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Expo, Vancouver, Canada, November 12-18, 2011.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, Global Warming, What does the Science Tell Us?, 7th Annual Environmental Institute Conference (KEYNOTE), Minneapolis, MN, April 21, 2010.

 

  1. J. P. Abraham, G. S. Mowry, B. D. Plourde, and W. J. Minkowycz , Numerical Simulations of Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine Blades, ASME 2011 Energy Sustainability Conference and Fuel Cell Conference, Washington, DC, August 7-10, 2011.

 

  1. J. P. Abraham, G. S. Mowry, B. D. Plourde, and W. J. Minkowycz, Wind Tunnel Tests of Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine Blades, ASME 2011 Energy Sustainability Conference and Fuel Cell Conference, Washington, DC, August 7-10, 2011.

 

  1. R. D. Lovik, E. M. Sparrow, J. P. Abraham, C. L. Zelmer, S., K. S. Friend, and D. K. Smith, Effect of Component Misalignment on Human Tissue Temperatures Associated with Recharging Neuromodulation Devices, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN April 12-14, 2011.

 

  1. N.N. Johnson, K. L. McCaffrey, K.M. Rose, and J.P. Abraham, Cryosurgical Treatments for Uterine Fibroids, ASME 2010 International Congress and Expo, Vancouver, CA, November 12-18, 2010.

 

  1. R. D. Lovik, K. J. Kelly, E. M. Sparrow, J. P. Abraham, Effect of Misalignment of Implant and Antenna on Heat Generation of Externally Recharged Neuromodulation Implants, North American Neuromodulation Society 14th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV,  December 2-5, 2010.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, S. Mandia, An Emerging Ethic of Responsibility: A Case Study for Engaging the Public, American Geoephysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA December 13-17, 2010.

 

  1. J. Abraham, G. Mowry, B. Plourde, Analysis of Thermal and Fluid Flow Problems, Thermal Packaging and Small Business Innovation Workshop, Eagan, MN, October 5-6, 2010.

 

  1. N.N.  Johnson, J.P. Abraham, Z.I. Helgeson, M.P. Hennessey, Numerical Simulation of Blood Flow in the Presence of Embolizing Agents, ASME 2010 International Congress and Expo, Vancouver, CA, November 12-18, 2010.

 

  1. N.N.  Johnson, J.P. Abraham, and Z.I. Helgeson, Calculations of Scald Burns: Effects of Water Temperature, Exposure Duration, and Clothing, ASME 2010 International Congress and Expo, Vancouver, CA, November 12-18, 2010.

 

  1. N. N. Johnson, M. P. Hennessey, and J. P. Abraham, Swept Arc Length Measure of Abrasive Wear, ASME 2010 International Congress and Expo, Vancouver, CA, November 12-18, 2010.

 

  1. K. L. McCaffrey, K. M. Rose, and J.P. Abraham, Numerical Simulation of Cryosurgery as a Potential Treatment for Uterine Fibroids, 14th International Heat Transfer Conference, Washington, D.C., August 8-13, 2010.

 

  1. J. P. Abraham, E. M. Sparrow, J. C. K. Tong, and W. J. Minkowycz, Intermittent Flow Modeling. Part 1: Hydrodynamic and thermal Modeling of Steady, Intermittent Flows in Constant Area Ducts, 14th International Heat Transfer Conference, Washington, D.C., August 8-13, 2010.

 

  1. J. P. Abraham, E. M. Sparrow, J. C. K. Tong, and W. J. Minkowycz, Intermittent Flow Modeling. Part 2: Time-Varying Flows and Flows in Variable Area Ducts, 14th International Heat Transfer Conference, Washington, D.C., August 8-13, 2010.

 

  1. K. L. McCaffrey, K. M. Rose, and J.P. Abraham, Cryosurgery as an Alternative Treatment for Menorrhagia and Uterine Fibroids, ASME Summer Biomedical Engineering Conference, Naples, FL, June 16-19, 2010.

 

  1. J.M. Gorman, N.K.Sherrill, J.P. Abraham, Analysis of Drag-Reducing Techniques for Olympic Skeleton Helmets, ANSYS Users Conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 11, 2010.

 

  1. B. D. Plourde, J.P. Abraham, G.S. Mowry, Numerical Simulation of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines, ANSYS Users Conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 11, 2010.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, Z.I. Helgeson, N.N. Johnson, G.S. Mowry, Numerical Simulations and Medical Device Design, ANSYS Users Conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 11, 2010.

 

  1. J.M. Gorman, N.K.Sherrill, J.P. Abraham, Drag-Reducing Vortex Generators and Olympic Skeleton Helmet Design, ANSYS Users Conference, Chicago, IL, June 7, 2010.

 

  1. J.P. Abraham, Z.I. Helgeson, N.N. Johnson, G.S. Mowry, (Keynote), Numerical Simulations in Biomedical Design, ANSYS Users Conference, Chicago, IL, June 7, 2010.

 

66.  J. Abraham, E. Sparrow, Y. Bayazit, R. Lovik, and D. Smith, Numerical and Experimental Simulations as Symbiotic Tools for Solving Complex Bio-Thermal Problems, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN April 13-15, 2010.

 

67.  E. Sparrow and J. Abraham, Numerical Solutions of Biological Heat Transfer, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN April 13-15, 2010.

 

68.  John Abraham, Ryan Lovik, Dianna Smith, Eph Sparrow, and Kevin Kelly, Heat Generation Measurements of Revised Neuromodeulation Devices and Calculations of Tissue Temperatures, North American Neuromodulation Society 13th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, December 3-6, 2009.

 

69.  J. Abraham, E. Sparrow, Numerical Simulation as a Tool for Assessing Thermal- and Fluid-Based Processes and Therapies, Institute for Engineering in Medicine Innovation Showcase, Minneapolis, MN, September 22, 2009.

 

70.  J. Abraham, E. Sparrow, R. Lovik, An Investigation of Tissue-Temperature Elevation Caused by Recharging of Transcutaneous Nueromodulation Devices, 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine in Biology Society, Minneapolis, MN, September 2-7, 2009.

 

  1. Ryan Lovik, John Abraham, Ephraim Sparrow, Pulasting Fluid Flows Undergoing Transitions Between Laminar, Transitional, and Turbulent Regimes, ASME 2009 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA, June 17-21, 2009.

 

  1. E. Sparrow, J. Abraham, Case Studies on the Use of Numerical Simulation for design and Optimization of Medical Devices, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN April 14-16, 2009.

 

73.  F. Hoover and J. Abraham Assessment of the Carbon Dioxide and Energy Balances of Biofuels, Climate Change Technology Conference 2009, Hamilton, Ontario, May 12-15, 2009.

 

74.  J. Abraham, G. Mowry, and R. Erickson, Design and Analysis of a Small-Scale Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine for Rooftop Power Generation, Climate Change Technology Conference 2009, Hamilton, Ontario, May 12-15, 2009.

 

  1. F. Hoover and J. Abraham,  A review: Comprehensive comparison of corn-based and cellulosic-based ethanol as biofuel sources, Clean Technology Conference and Expo 2009, Houston, TX, May 3-7, 2009.

 

  1. J. Abraham, G. Mowry, and R. Erickson, Design and Analysis of a Small-Scale Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine, Clean Technology Conference and Expo 2009, Houston, TX, May 3-7, 2009.

 

  1. John Abraham, Ryan Lovik, Eph Sparrow, Tissue Temperature Rises Due to Heat Generation in Neuromodulation Implants, North American Neuromodulation Society 12th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, December 4-7, 2008.

 

  1. Garrett Nelsom, Ann Majewicz, and John Abraham, Numerical Simulation of Thermal Injury to the Artery Wall During Orbital Atherectomy, ANSYS International, Pittsburgh, PA, August 26-29, 2008.

 

  1. John Abraham, Integrating Integration of ANSYS/CFX into Classrooms, ANSYS International, Pittsburgh, PA, August 26-29, 2008.

 

  1. John Abraham Pressure Drop and Heat Transfer Calculations for Laminar-Turbulent Intermittent Flows, ANSYS International, Pittsburgh, PA, August 26-29, 2008.

 

  1. John Abraham, Jimmy Tong, and Ephraim Sparrow, Prediction of Laminar-Turbulent Transition and Friction Factors in Transitional Flows, ASME International Congress and Expo, Boston, MA, October 31 – November 5, 2008.

 

  1. Ryan Lovik, John Abraham, Ephraim Sparroiw, Assessment of Possible Thermal Damage of Tissue Due to Atherectomy by Means of a Mechanical Debulking Device, ASME 2008 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Marco-Island, FL, June 25-29, 2008.

 

  1. John Abraham and AnnMarie Thomas, Numerical Simulation of Induced Co-Flow and Laminar-to-Turbulent Transition Associated with Synthetic Jets, Flucome 2007, Tallahassee, FL, September 16-19, 2007.

 

  1. John Abraham and Camille George, An Investigation of Radiation Shields for Full-Building Cooling in Desert Climates, Solar 2007, Cleveland, OH July 7-12, 2007.

 

  1. Anthony Marchese, John Abraham, Chris Greene, Liz Kizenwether, and John Ochs, Toward a Common Standard Rubric for Evaluating Capstone Design Projects, National Capstone Design Course Conference, Boulder, CO June, 13-15, 2007 (Best Paper Award).

 

  1. John Abraham, Chris Greene, Anthony Marchese, External Assessment Through Peer-to-Peer Evaluation of Capstone Projects, Frontiers in Education, Milwaukee, WI, October, 10-13, 2007.

 

  1. John Abraham, Computation Fluid Dynamics Using ANSYS CFX, presented at the University of Minnesota Digital Technology Center, Sept. 12 and 14, 2006.

 

  1. John Abraham, Application of the Finite Element Method, LifeSciences Conference, Minneapolis, October 5, 2006.

 

  1. John Kim and John Abraham, Design of Experiments in the Medical Device Industry, LifeSciences Conference, Minneapolis, October 5, 2006.

 

  1. Ephraim Sparrow, Nick Whitehead, and John Abraham, Fluid Flow Dynamics in the Urinary Tract – Impact on Device Design, Presented to the Department of Urologic Surgery, April 17, 2006.

 

  1. John Abraham, Nick Whitehead, and Ephraim Sparrow, Numerical Simulation of Thermal Therapies, Presented to the Department of Urologic Surgery, April 17, 2006.

 

92.  John Abraham, Nick Whitehead, and Ephraim Sparrow, Biomedical Applications
Simulations/Experimental Investigations, Biomedical Focus 2006, Brooklyn Center, MN, March 20-21 , 2006.

 

  1. Nick Whitehead, Ephraim Sparrow, and John Abraham, A Role for Engineering in Medical Simulations, Simulation in Healthcare, Minneapolis, MN, November 28, 2005.

 

  1. Ronald Major and John Abraham, The Application of Thermal Analysis on a Disk Array, Fluent’s 2005 CFD Summit, Detroit, MI, June 7-8, 2005.

 

  1. Camille George and John Abraham, A Sustainable Low-Energy Cooling System for Hot Dry Climates, Sustainability as Security, Austin, TX, October 5-9, 2005.

 

  1. John P. Abraham and Ephraim M. Sparrow, Irrelevance of the Relative Velocity as the Characteristic Velocity When Both a Fluid and its Bounding Surface are in Motion, Lorenz G. Straub Award, Minneapolis, MN, November 13, 2004.

 

  1. John P. Abraham and Ephraim M. Sparrow, An Unexpected U-Turn After an Eckert Straight Start, Eckert Symposium, Minneapolis, MN, September 13-14, 2004.

 

  1. John P. Abraham and Ephraim M. Sparrow, Methodologies to Enhance the Numerical Simulations of Electronic Cooling, Semi-Therm Conference, San Jose, CA, March 9-10, 2004.

 

99.  Ephraim M. Sparrow, John P. Abraham, and Paul Chevalier , A DOS-Enhanced Numerical Simulation of Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Through an Array of Offset Fins with Conjugate Heating in the Bounding Solid, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and R & D Expo, Washington, DC, November, 2003.

 

100.                      John P.  Abraham, Ephraim M. Sparrow, Student-Related Research “Thermal Design Capstone Projects”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and R & D Expo, Washington, DC, November, 2003.

 

  1. Sparrow, E.M., Martin, G.L., Abraham, J.P., and Tong, J.C., Air-to-Air Energy Exchanger Test Facility for Mass and Energy Transfer Performance.  American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers Annual Meeting, Inc., Cincinnati, OH, ASHRAE Symposium Paper, 2001.

 

102.     Tamma, K.K., Zhou, X., Abraham, J., and Anderson, C.V.D.R., Constitutive Model Theories and Plausible Propositions/Challenges to Heat Transport Characterization. ASME/JSME Joint Thermal Engineering Conference, March, 1999.

 

Patents

B. D. Plourde and J. P. Abraham, Mathematical model for the inactivation of biological contaminatns using solar heating”, US Patent Application Number 62/085,699. Filed December 1, 2014.

 

Robert Monson and John Abraham, “Dual-phase thermal electricity generator”, U.S. Patent # 8,484,974

 

Robert Monson and John Abraham, “Variable Orifice Valve”, U.S. Patent # 7,559,485

 

Robert Monson, John Abraham, Joseph Crimando, Joel Farley, Matthew Linder, and Joel Seipel, "Vehicle Energy Absorption Apparatus",  US Patent # 8,118,255.

 

“Methods and Apparatus for Heat Removal in an Electrical Enclosure”, co-author Dr. Robert Monson, (submitted, 2005).

 

“ Rotor Blade for Vertical Axis Wind Turbine”,  WO 2011150171, (submitted 2011).