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Michael Groendyk

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Office: ERB 140
Voice:608-263-1620
Email:groendyk@wisc.edu
Advisor: David Rothamer

PhD expected Spring 2019

Project

Poster

Combustion characterization of next-gen biodiesels

Long Term Goals

Provide collaborative testing support and feed-forward fuel design parameters critical for diesel fuels derived from biomass to be operated successfully in conventional CI engines.

Education

  • MSME University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2016
  • BSME Ohio University, 2011

Experience

  • 2011-2013 Support Equipment Design Engineer, Belcan ATED Cincinnati OH

Publications

  • Groendyk, M, and Rothamer, D., "Effect of increased fuel volatility on CDC operation in a light-duty CIDI engine", Fuel 2017
  • Groendyk, M. and Rothamer, D., "Effects of Fuel Physical Properties on Auto-Ignition Characteristics in a Heavy Duty Compression Ignition Engine," SAE Int. J. Fuels Lubr. 8(1):2015, doi:10.4271/2015-01-0952.

Sponsors

  • Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

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