Carlos Fernandez-Pello

Carlos Fernandez-Pello

Title
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Department
Dept of Mechanical Engineering
Phone
(510) 642-6554
Research Expertise and Interest
fire, combustion, flammability of materials, wildland fire spotting, wildland fire propagation, ignition and fire spread, smoldering and flaming, self heating and ignition, small scale energy generation
Research Description

Primary areas of specialty include: flammability of combustible materials; wildland fire spotting by embers and burning particles; wildland fire propagation; spacecraft/aircraft fire safety; ignition and fire spread in solid and liquid fuels; self heating and self ignition of combustible materials; smoldering and transition to flaming; liquid fuel pool burning.

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