Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame



Mihir Sen

Office:  368 Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering

Phone:  574-631-5975


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Current Position
Professor, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D., Fluid Mechanics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India

Research Interests
Dr. Sen's primary research interests are in building energy consumption, thermal control and thermal measurements in buildings, and Stirling machines.

Key Words
Buildings Thermal, Building Energy, Stirling Machine

Relevant Energy Publications

  1. Experiments with a pressure-driven Stirling refrigerator with flexible chambers, P. McFarlane, J. Suire, M. Sen, and F. Semperlotti, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 115, Article No. 244510, 2014.
  2. Synchronization of temperature oscillations in heated plates with hysteretic on-off control, M.A. Barron and M. Sen, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 65, Nos. 1–2, pp. 337–342, 2014.
  3. Mathematical model of an air-filled alpha Stirling refrigerator, P. McFarlane, F. Semperlotti and M. Sen, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 114, Article No. 144508, 2013.
  4. Effect of walls on synchronization of thermostatic room-temperature oscillations, M. Sen, Journal of the Mexican Society of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 81–88, 2012.
  5. Dynamic simulation of an ammonia-water absorption refrigeration system, W. Cai, M. Sen and S. Paolucci, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 51, pp. 2070-2076, 2012.