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Eric Gingrich

Office: 586-282-5596
Advisor: Jaal Ghandhi, Rolf Reitz

PhD expected Spring 2016



Investigation of heat transfer in internal combustion engines.

Long Term Goals


  • MSME 2013 University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • BSME 2011 Wayne State University


  • Research Assistant- Wayne State University, Optical Engine Diagnostics
  • Summer Intern- U.S Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), Signal Cylinder Diesel Testing
  • Engineering Intern- General Motors, Product Development


  • Dempsey, A., Walker, N., Gingrich, E., and Reitz, R., (2014) Comparison of Low Temperature Combustion Strategies for Advanced Compression Ignition Engines with a Focus on Controllability, Combustion Science and Technology, 186:2, 210-241, DOI: 10.1080/00102202.2013.858137
  • Schihl, P., Hoogterp-Decker, L. and Gingrich, E., "The Ignition Behavior of a Coal to Liquid Fischer-Tropsch Jet Fuel in a Military Relevant Single Cylinder Diesel Engine," SAE Int. J. Fuels Lubr. 5(2):2012,
  • Jansons, Florea, Kan, Gingrich . (2010). "The Effect of HCHO Addition on Combustion in an Optically Accessible Diesel Engine Fueled with JP-8." SAE Int. J. Fuels Lubr. 3(2): 671-690.


  • Direct-injection Engine Research Consortium (DERC)
  • SMART Scholarship (U.S. Army TARDEC)

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