Rodolphe Vaillon – CNRS Professor – Visiting Scholar

Rodolphe Vaillon

 

 

E-mail: rodolphe.vaillon@utah.edu
Office: 2467 MEK (1495 E. 100 S.)

Media: W.W. Clyde Visiting Chair | Co-Authors Book “Thermal Behavior of Photovoltaic Devices”

 

Education
  • Habilitation in Mechanical Engineering, University of Lyon (INSA Lyon: Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon), France, 2008
  • D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Poitiers (ENSMA: Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et d’Aérotechnique), France, 1996
  • S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Poitiers (ENSMA), Poitiers, France, 1993
  • Engineer diploma in Mechanical Engineering, ENSMA (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et d’Aérotechnique), Poitiers, France, 1993

 

Research
  • Visiting Scholar in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah, in the Radiative Energy Transfer Lab  of Dr. Mathieu Francoeur (from 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2017)
  • W.W. Clyde Visiting Chair in the College of Engineering, University of Utah (from 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2016)
  • Member of the “Micro and Nanoscale Heat Transfer” research group at the Centre for Energy and Thermal Sciences of Lyon (CETHIL, CNRS – INSA Lyon – University Lyon 1). Former head of this group (from August 2011 to January 2016).
  • Research interests: nanoscale thermal radiation, thermal behavior of photovoltaic devices, and electromagnetic light scattering by complex particles

 

Teaching