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Kwee-Yan Teh

Kwee-Yan Teh

Associate Teaching Professor

Office
  437C
Tel
  +86-21-34206765 Ext. 4373
Fax
  +86-21-34206525
Email
  nc.ud1545200999e.utj1545200999s@khe1545200999t1545200999

Education

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University (2007)
M.S.M.E. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University (2003)
B.S.M.E. Highest Distinction (Minor in Economics), Purdue University (2001)

Work Experience

2011.5 – pres. Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute
2003.9 – 2003.12 Teaching Assistant, Stanford University, Stanford CA
2001.1 – 2001.05 Ford Undergraduate Lab Assistant, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
1999.1 – 2000.12 Course Assistant, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN

Research Experience

2011 – pres. Assistant Researcher, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2008 – 2010 Postdoctoral Researcher, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore CA, Combustion Research Facility
2001 – 2007 Graduate Student Researcher/Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University, Stanford CA, Advanced Energy Systems Laboratory
2000.1 – 2000.7 Intern, Motorola, Inc., Northbrook IL, Automotive and Industrial Electronics Group
1999.5 – 1999.7 Summer Undergraduate Researcher, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA, NSF Center for High Performance Polymeric Adhesives and Composites

Awards & Honors

  • Best Paper Award, ASME IMECE Advanced Energy Systems Division (second author, with S. Ramakrishnan and C. F. Edwards) (2009 )
  • Best Paper Award, International Journal of Engine Research (first author, with S. L. Miller and C. F. Edwards) (2008 )
  • Stanford Graduate Fellowship (2001–2004)
  • 2000 First Place and Best Technical Content, ASME Region VI Old Guard Oral Competition
  • 2000 International Gas Turbine Institute (IGTI) Scholarship
  • 2000 ASME Foundation Scholarship
  • 1999 ASME F.W. “Beich” Beichley Engineering Scholarship
  • 1998–2000 (3) Purdue University School of Mechanical Engineering Scholarships Phi Kappa Phi (2001), Pi Tau Sigma (1999)

Journal Publications

  1. Teh, K.-Y. and A. E. Lutz, “Thermodynamic analysis of fermentation and anaerobic growth of baker’s yeast for ethanol production,” J. Biotechnology, doi:10.1016/j.jbiotec.2010.02.009.
  2. Teh, K.-Y., S. L. Miller and C. F. Edwards, 2008. “Thermodynamic requirements for maximum internal combustion engine cycle efficiency. Part 1: Optimal combustion strategy,” International Journal of Engine Research, 9(6), 449–465.
  3. Teh, K.-Y., S. L. Miller and C. F. Edwards, 2008. “Thermodynamic requirements for maximum internal combustion engine cycle efficiency. Part 2: Work extraction and reactant preparation strategies,” International Journal of Engine Research, 9(6), 467–481. Winner of PE Publishing Award for best paper published in the International Journal of Engine Research in 2008.
  4. Teh, K.-Y. and C. F. Edwards, 2008. “An optimal control approach to minimizing entropy generation in an adiabatic internal combustion engine,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, 130(4), 041008.
  5. Teh, K.-Y., A. E. Lutz, C. R. Shaddix, A. Dutta, M. Biddy and A. Aden, “Comparative exergy analysis of NREL thermo-chemical biomass-to-ethanol process designs,” in preparation.
  6. Miller, S. L., M. N. Svrcek, K.-Y. Teh and C. F. Edwards, “Requirements for designing chemical engines with reversible reactions,” in preparation.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Teh, K.-Y., A. E. Lutz, C. R. Shaddix, A. Dutta, M. Biddy and A. Aden, 2010. “Comparative exergy analysis of NREL thermo-chemical biomass-to-ethanol process designs,” presented at the ACS National Meeting & Exposition (Spring), San Francisco, CA.
  2. Teh, K.-Y., 2009. “Thermodynamic analysis of fermentation and anaerobic growth of baker’s yeast,” IMECE2009-10401 (Advanced Energy Systems Division, AESD), in Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), Lake Buena Vista, FL.
  3. Ramakrishnan, S., K.-Y. Teh and C. F. Edwards, 2009. “Identification of optimal architecture for efficient simple-cycle gas turbine engines,” IMECE2009-10704 (AESD), in Proc. ASME IMECE, Lake Buena Vista, FL. Winner of IMECE 2009 Best Paper Award from the ASME Advanced Energy Systems Division
  4. Teh, K.-Y. and C. F. Edwards, 2006. “Optimizing piston velocity profile for maximum work output from an IC engine,” IMECE2006-13622 (AESD), in Proc. ASME IMECE, Chicago, IL.
  5. Teh, K.-Y. and C. F. Edwards, 2006. “An optimal control approach to minimizing entropy generation in an adiabatic IC engine with fixed compression ratio,” IMECE2006-13581 (Dynamic Systems and Control Division, DSCD), in Proc. ASME IMECE, Chicago, IL.
  6. 6 Teh, K.-Y. and C. F. Edwards, 2006. “An optimal control approach to minimizing entropy generation in an adiabatic internal combustion engine,” in Proceedings of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), San Diego, CA.