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Oklahoma State University

Bradshaw, Craig R.

Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Oklahoma State University
218 Engineering North
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-5016 USA
Phone: (405) 744-5246
Fax: (405) 744-7873
E-mail: craig.bradshaw@okstate.edu

Website:  http://www.hvac.okstate.edu

 

 

Areas of Interest

  • Building and Energy Thermal Systems
  • Positive-Displacement Compressor Modeling
  • Waste-Heat Recovery and Utilization
  • Positive-Displacement Expanders
  • Novel Positive-Displacement Mechanisms
  • Vapor Compression for Electronics Cooling Applications
  • Novel Power Generation and Heat Pumping Cycles

Academic Background

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University

B.S.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 2016-present
  • Manager of Research and Development, TORAD Engineering, 2012-2016
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Purdue University, 2012
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Purdue University, 2008-2012

Selected Publications

Bradshaw, C.R., Kemp, G., Orosz, J., Groll, E.A., 2016. Development of a Loss Pareto for a Rotating Spool Compressor Using High-Speed Pressure Measurements and Friction Analysis. Applied Thermal Engineering. 99, 392-401.

Bradshaw, C.R., Groll, E.A., 2013. A Comprehensive Model of a Novel Rotating Spool Compressor. International Journal of Refrigeration. 36(7), 2007-2013.

Bradshaw, C.R., Groll, E.A., Garimella, S.V., 2013. Sensitivity Study of a Comprehensive Model for a Miniature-Scale Linear Compressor for Electronics Cooling. International Journal of Refrigeration. 36(7), 1998-2006.

Bradshaw, C.R., Groll, E.A., Garimella, S.V., 2013. Linear Compressors for Electronics Cooling: Energy Recovery and its Benefits. International Journal of Refrigeration. 36(7), 2007-2013.

Bradshaw, C.R., Groll, E.A., Garimella, S.V., 2011. A Comprehensive Model of a Miniature-Scale Linear Compressor for Electronics Cooling. International Journal of Refrigeration. 34(1), 63-73.

Krishna A., Bradshaw, C.R., Groll, E.A., 2015. A Comprehensive Model of a Novel Rotating Spool Expander. Applied Thermal Engineering. (in review).

Yang, B., Bradshaw, C.R., Groll, E.A., 2013. Modeling of a Semi-hermetic CO2 Reciprocating Compressor. International Journal of Refrigeration. 36(7), 1925-1937.

Leffler, R., Bradshaw, C.R., Groll, E.A., Garimella, S.V., 2012. Alternative Heat Rejection Methods for Power Plants. Applied Energy. 92(2012), 17-25.