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Oklahoma State University

Ghajar, Afshin J.

Regents Professor
John Brammer Endowed Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Oklahoma State University
201 General Academic Building
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-5016 USA
Phone: (405) 744-5900
Fax: (405) 744-7873



Areas of Interest

  • Two-Phase Flow Heat Transfer
  • Heat Transfer in Mini/Micro Channels
  • Mixed Convection Heat Transfer
  • Computational Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics

Academic Background

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University

Professional Distinctions

John Brammer Endowed Professor in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, March 2012

Regents Professor, Oklahoma State University, July 2000

Honorary Professor of Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China, 2009

Donald Q. Kern Award “in recognition of extensive record of major contributions to the science and technology of heat transfer”, awarded by the Transport and Energy Processes Division of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, June 2017

ASME ICNMM 2016 Outstanding Leadership Award, this award recognizes a person whose service within the ICNMM (International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels) is exemplary; the recipient of the award contributed significantly to the lasting success of the conference, July 2016

75th Anniversary Medal of the ASME Heat Transfer Division "in recognition of service to the heat transfer community and contributions to the field", July 2013

Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 1996

Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), 1993

Editor-in-Chief of Heat Transfer Engineering, published by Taylor and Francis, 1997-present

Heat Transfer Series Editor for CRC Press / Taylor & Francis, 2007-present

Registered Professional Engineer (Oklahoma), 1984

Outstanding Advisor Award, College of Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 2008

Golden Torch Faculty Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Leadership, and Service, Oklahoma State University/National Mortar Board Honor Society, 2003

Regents Distinguished Teaching Award, Oklahoma State University, 1996

Halliburton Excellent Teacher Award, Oklahoma State University, 1987, 1998

Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Faculty Award, Oklahoma State University, 1984, 1990