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von Ohain Fuels and Combustion Center
 

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 Dr. Steven Zabarnick
 Division Head 


300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469-0043

937-255-3549
937-252-9917 (fax)
 
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von Ohain Fuels and Combustion Center
University of Dayton
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469-0113


937-229-4001
vofcc@udri.udayton.edu

 

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    Dilip R. Ballal, Ph. D.
    Founder


On 21 February 2003, during the year of the Centennial of Powered Flight, the University of Dayton dedicated the von Ohain Fuels and Combustion Center within the School of Engineering. The establishment of this center signals the University's strong commitment to engineering education, scholarly research, and knowledge dissemination in the areas of fuels and combustion science and technologies.

 

The von Ohain Fuels and Combustion Center is a gateway to Education, Research and Development, and Technology Transfer and Knowledge Dissemination in Fuels and Combustion. (Brochure)

 

The center is named for Dr. Hans von Ohain, co-inventor of the jet engine. Dr. von Ohain retired in 1979 as Chief Scientist of the Aerospace Research Laboratories and the Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio and joined the University of Dayton as a professor of mechanical engineering. He died in 1998.

Vision

To be recognized as a national and international resource for quality education, state-of-the-art research, and efficient technology transfer in the areas of fuels and combustion

Mission

The von Ohain Fuels and Combustion Center will develop multidisciplinary educational courses in fuels and combustion, conduct sponsored research, and facilitate technology transfer. It will provide a valuable resource for local, state, and national needs and fulfill the University's mission of teaching, research, technology transfer, and public service.


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