Robert W. Pitz
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Office: 601B Olin Hall
Laser diagnostics, flame chemistry, turbulent combustion, turbulence-chemistry interactions, pollutant formation, hypersonic propulsion, gas turbine combustion, direct injection gasoline engine and natural gas appliances, oxygen-enriched combustion; laminar and turbulent combustion; Raman scattering, laser-induced fluorescence, free-electron laser diagnostics; molecular-tagging velocimetry.
Thermodynamics, Combustion, Gas Dynamics, Statistical Thermodynamics.
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1973
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1975
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1981