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Suresh Iyer

Associate Research Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Larson Transportation Institute
  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

201 Transportation Research Building

ssi105@psu.edu

814-865-2327

Research Areas:

Interest Areas:

Optical methods for the detemination of soot characteristics in flames, particulate and gaseous emission measurements of heavy duty engines

 
 

 

Education

  • Ph D, Mechanical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2005

Publications

Book, Chapters

  • Gothaniya G., S.-Y. Lee, A. V. Menon, Suresh S Iyer, M. J. Linevsky, R. J. Santoro and T. A. Litzinger, 2009, A Study on the Effect of Experimental Setup Configuration on Soot Formation in a Laminar Premixed Ethylene-Air Flame, Karlsruhe University Press, pp. Ch. 42, 697-711

Journal Articles

  • Mouis A Geraldine, Thomas Litzinger, Yefu Wang and Suresh S Iyer, 2015, "Effects of a JP-8 surrogate and its components on soot in laminar, N2-diluted ethylene co-flow diffusion flames from 1 to5 atm", Combustion and Flame, 162, (5), pp. 28
  • Partha Mishra, Suresh S Iyer and David J Klinikowski, 2015, "Uncertainties in Emissions Measurements in a Partial Flow Sampling System", SAE Technical Paper, (2015-26-0096)
  • Stephen Dooley, Sang Hee Won, Joshua Heyne, Tanvir I. Farouk, Yiguang Ju, Frederick L. Dryer, Kamal Kumar, Xin Hui, Chih-Jen Sung, Haowei Wang, Matthew A. Oehlschalaeger, Venkatesh Iyer, Suresh S Iyer, Thomas A. Litzinger, Robert J. Santoro, Tomasz Malewicki and Kenneth Brezinsky, 2012, "The experimental evaluation of a methodology for surrogate fuel formulation to emulate gas phase combustion kinetic phenomena", Combustion and Flame, 159, pp. 1444-1466
  • Thomas Litzinger and Suresh S Iyer, 2010, "The Hypergolic Reaction of Dicyanamide-based Fuels with Nitric Acid", Energy & Fuels
  • Suresh S Iyer, Thomas Litzinger, Seong-Young Lee and Robert Santoro, 2007, "Determination of soot scattering coefficient from extinction and three-angle scattering in a laminar diffusion flame", Combustion and Flame
  • Yefu Wang, Anand Makwana, Suresh S Iyer and Thomas Litzinger, , "Effect of fuel composition on soot and aromatic species distribution in laminar co-flow diffusion flames - Part 1: Non-premixed fuel", Combustion and Flame, 189, pp. 39
  • Anand Makwana, Yefu Wang, Suresh S Iyer and Thomas Litzinger, , "Effect of fuel composition on soot and aromatic species distribution in laminar co-flow diffusion flames - Part 2: partially premixed fuel", Combustion and Flame, 189, pp. 36
  • Anandkumar Makwana, Suresh S Iyer, Thomas Litzinger and Jacqueline O'Connor, , "Effects of fuel molecular weight on emissions in a jet flame and a model gas turbine combustor", J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power, 140, (3)

Conference Proceedings

  • Yefu Wang, Suresh S Iyer, Venkatesh R. Iyer, Milton J. Linevsky, Thomas A. Litzinger, Robert J. Santoro and Viswanath Katta, 2013, "Soot and Aromatic Species in Non-premixed and Partially premixed Laminar Co-flow Flames", 2013 Fall Technical Meeting Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute
  • Venkatesh R. Iyer, Suresh S Iyer, Thomas A. Litzinger, Robert J. Santoro, Stephen Dooley, Frederick L. Dryer and Christopher J. Mordaunt, 2012, "Emulating the Sooting Propensity of JP-8 with Surrogate Fuels from Solvent Mixtures", 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, AIAA
  • Venkatesh Iyer, Suresh S Iyer, Stephen Dooley, Milton Linevsky, Frederick Dryer, Thomas Litzinger, Christopher Mordaunt and Robert Santoro, 2011, "Comparison of Sooting Propensity of JP-8 with its Surrogates in a Wick Burner and a Model Gas Turbine Combustor", Fall Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute
  • Arvind Menon, Suresh S Iyer, Seong-Young Lee, Thomas Litzinger and Robert Santoro, 2008, "Flame Flicker in High Pressure Diffusion Flames", 32nd International Symposium on Combustion
  • Suresh S Iyer, David Klinikowski, Thomas Litzinger, W. Scott Wayne and Nigel Clark, 2006, "Diesel Emission measurements on Transit Buses", Ninth International Symposium on Heavy Vehicles Weights and Dimensions
  • M. McKeand, A. Menon, Suresh S Iyer, S.-Y. Lee, M. Linevsky, T. Litzinger and R. Santoro, 2006, "Effects of NO2 on Soot Formation in a Laminar Premixed Etylene-Air Flame", 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit
  • Anandkumar Makwana, Suresh S Iyer, Thomas Litzinger and Jacqueline O'Connor, , "Effects of fuel molecular weight on emissions in a jet flame and a model gas turbine combustor", ASME - The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York, NY, USA, pp. 10
  • Anandkumar Makwana, Suresh S Iyer and Thomas Litzinger, , "Effect of aromatic fuels on aromatic species and soot distributions in laminar, co-flow, non-premixed flames at atmospheric pressure", The Combustion Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, pp. 11
  • Anandkumar Makwana, Milton Linevsky, Suresh S Iyer, Thomas A Litzinger and Jacqueline O'Connor, , "Effects of hydrogen addition on the structure of n-dodecane laminar, co-diffusion flame", Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, State College, US

Technical Reports

  • Suresh S Iyer and Partha Mishra, 2015, "Advanced Low-Floor Vehicle (ALFV) Specification Research", pp. 116

Manuscripts

  • Lokanath Mohanta, Suresh S Iyer, Partha Mishra and David Klinikowski, , "Uncertainties in Measurements of Emissions Chassis Dynamometer Tests"

Research Projects

  • July 2017 - November 2018, "Fuel Economy and Emissions Tests on a Class 8 Tractor," (Sponsor: NG1 Technologies).
  • July 2017 - December 2018, "Emissions and Fuel Economy Testing of BAE Systems Diesel Hybrid Bus," (Sponsor: BAE Systems).
  • March 2017 - June 2017, "Perform Chassis Dynamometer Testing on a 40-foot Diesel Hybrid Bus," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • January 2016 - September 2017, "BAE Hydrogen Bus Test," (Sponsor: CALSTART, Inc.).
  • July 2016 - June 2017, "Brake Testing of a Class 8 Tractor," (Sponsor: Ben Franklin Technology Center of Central & Northern Pennsylvania, Inc.).
  •   -  2017, "Engineering support for evaluation of Calstart/BAE fuel cell bus," (Sponsor: U.S.Department of Transportation).
  • January 2016 - June 2016, "Fuel Economy and Emissions Tests on a Class 8 Truck," (Sponsor: NG1 Technologies).
  • February 2016 - December 2016, "Tractive Force Measurement on a Bus," (Sponsor: Heksagon Muhendislik ve Tasarm A.S.).
  • September 2016 - December 2016, "Emissions and Fuel Economy Testing of Diesel Bus," (Sponsor: Motor Coach Industries).
  • March 2011 - November 2015, "Support of Alternate Fuels Team," (Sponsor: University of Dayton Research Institute).
  • August 2013 - January 2014, "Chassis Dynamometer Based Fuel Economy and Emissions Tests on a Truck Fueled by DME," (Sponsor: Battelle - Oak Ridge National Laboratory).
  •   -  2014, "'Chassis Dynamometer based Fuel Economy and Emissions Tests on a Truck Fueled by DME"," (Sponsor: DOE-Battelle_Oak Ridge National Laboratories, and Volvo Group Truck Technologies).
  •   - December 2014, "Dynamometer-based fuel consumption tests using USPS driving cycle on a postal van with Ford engine," (Sponsor: United States Postal Service).
  • July 2012 - June 2013, "Validation of Optimal Fuel Economy Estimates for a Dual Fuel System (Revised from Process Development for Build-Out of Optimal CNG-Diesel Dual-Fuel Application)," (Sponsor: Ben Franklin Technology Center of Central & Northern Pennsylvania, Inc.).
  • February 2013 - April 2013, "Proposal for Emissions Testing Articulated Bus- New Flyer Industries Inc.," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • April 2012 - May 2012, "Chassis Dynamometer-Based Emissions Tests, and Test Track-Based Fuel Economy Noise, and Performance Tests on a Forty-Foot CNG Bus," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • September 2012 - December 2012, "Emissions Testing of Diesel Bus," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • October 2012 - December 2012, "Emissions Testing of Diesel Bus with Navistar Engine," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • January 2012 - March 2012, "Emissions Testing of Nova Articulated Bus," (Sponsor: Nova Bus).
  • October 2011 - December 2011, "Nova Fuel Economy and Noise Test," (Sponsor: Nova Bus).
  • November 2010 - May 2011, "STTR: High Precision Automated Smoke Point Measurement System," (Sponsor: InnoSense LLC).
  • January 2010 - April 2010, "Chassis Dynamometer Testing for FEV, Inc.," (Sponsor: FEV, Inc.).
  • September 2010 - December 2010, "Comparative Fuel Efficiency Tests for Volvo Construction Equpment North America," (Sponsor: Volvo Construction Equipment).
  • August 2010 - November 2010, "Heavy-Vehicle Chassis Dynamometer Testing," (Sponsor: Volvo Construction Equipment).
  • February 2010 - September 2010, "Comparative Chassis Dynamometer based Emissions tests on a Truck with Diesel and Biodiesel," (Sponsor: Volvo Powertrain North America).
  • December 2009 - February 2010, "Comparative Chassis Dynamometer Tests on a Double Deck Bus, Coach USA," (Sponsor: Cameron Dynamics, LLC).
  • May 2008 - December 2008, "Comparative Fuel Consumption Tests on Two Class-8 Tractors, Mack Trucks, Inc.," (Sponsor: Mack Trucks, Inc.).
  • February 2007 - June 2007, "Fuel Consumption and NOx Emissions Tests for NOx-OUT" Catalyst"," (Sponsor: Mass Media Underwriters, Inc.$).
  • March 2006 - June 2006, "Chassis Dynamometer testing of airport shuttle bus," (Sponsor: AM General, LLC).

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Administrative Support Work, Director, Provide overisght to activities of the Bus Testing Program, Larson Institute, November 2017
  • Committee Work, Penn state, Candidacy Examination Committee, September 2016
  • Administrative Support Work, Evaluator, Review of student submissions-REU program, Penn State, April 2014 - April 2016
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Badminton Club., August 2012 - December 2012
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Badminton Club., January 2011 - May 2011
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Badminton Club., June 2010 - December 2010
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Badminton Club., June 2009 - May 2010
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Badminton Club., June 2008 - May 2009
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Badminton Club., June 2007 - May 2008
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Badminton Club., June 2006 - May 2007
  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Evaluator, Millennium Scholars program, Penn State, February 2016
  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Evaluator, Millennium Scholars program, Penn State, February 2017

Service to External Organizations:

  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Organizer, Horiba Automotive Test Systems Inc., MI, September 2016 - September 2016
  • Service to Governmental Agencies, Panelist, Combined Interface for Project-Level Air Quality Analysis, NCHRP, 2013 - 2016
  • Service to Governmental Agencies, Advisor, January 2013
 


 

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