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Prof Francine Battaglia, PhD


Prof. Battaglia is a professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the University at Buffalo. She began her career at Iowa State University and worked at Virginia Tech for the last ten years. Prior to her career in academia, she received a National Research Council...
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University at Buffalo, SUNY, August 2017 to Present, Buffalo, New York United States

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, June 2012 to July 2017, Blacksburg, Virginia United States

Associate Professor  
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, August 2007 to May 2012, Blacksburg, Virginia United States

Associate Professor  
Iowa State University, June 2005 to July 2007, Ames, Iowa United States

Assistant Professor  
Iowa State University, August 1999 to May 2005, Ames, Iowa United States

National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow  
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), August 1997 to July 1999, Gaithersburg, Maryland United States


Penn State Univ/Univ Park  
Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering, Aug, 1992 to May, 1997

State University of New York at Buffalo  
Master Of Science, Aerospace Engineering, Sep, 1991 to Jun, 1992

State University of New York at Buffalo  
Bachelor Of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Sep, 1986 to Jun, 1991


Numerical Simulations for Hydrodynamics of Air-Water External Loop Airlift Reactor Flows With Bubble     
Published by (ASME J. Fluids Eng.)
Authors: Law, D., Battaglia, F.  Published August 01, 2013

Modeling and Predicting Gas-Solid Fluidized Bed Dynamics to Capture Nonuniform Inlet Conditions     
Published by (ASME J. Fluids Eng.)
Authors: Kanholy, S. K., Chodak, J., Lattimer, B. Y., and Battaglia, F..  Published November 01, 2012

Effects of Mixing using Side Port Air Injection on a Biomass Fluidized Bed     
Published by (ASME J. Fluid. Eng.)
Authors: Deza, M., Heindel, T.J., and Battaglia, F..  Published November 01, 2011

On the Computational Modeling of Unfluidized and Fluidized Bed Dynamics     
Published by (ASME J. Fluids Eng.)
Authors: Teaters, L.C., Battaglia, F..  Published July 24, 2014