Carlos Fernandez-Pello

Carlos Fernandez-Pello

Title
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Department
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Phone
(510) 642-6554
Research Expertise and Interest
biofuels, heat transfer, fire, combustion, ignition and fire spread, wildland fire spotting, smoldering and flaming, small scale energy generation
Description

<p>Primary areas of specialty include: ignition and fire spread in solid and liquid fuels; liquid fuel pool burning and spray combustion; self heating and ignition of combustible materials; smoldering and transition to flaming; spacecraft/aircraft fire safety; wildland fire propagation and wildland fire spotting by embers and burning particles; small-scale energy generation; and biofuels from wood pyrolysis.</p>

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