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Yonas Niguse

Professor of Practice

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Alabama 2015
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Alabama, 2014
B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Asmara, 2005

Contact Information:

P.O. Box 43678
Lafayette, LA, 70504-3636
Rougeou Hall 261
Phone: (337) 482-5355

Courses Taught:
MCHE 484 - Engineering Projects II
MCHE 469 - Heat Transfer
ENGR 304 - Fluid Mechanics
ENGR 301 - Thermodynamics
ENGR 211 - Engineering Mechanics - Statics

Areas of Research Interest:

  • High-pressure combustion in gas turbine systems
  • Renewable energy systems
  • Applied computational fluid dynamics
  • Design of themal fluid systems

Honors and Awards:

  • Mechanical Engineering Teacher of the Year, 2017
  • Award of Excellence in Academic Advising, 2017
  • 2017 Award for Excellence in Academic Advising

Selected Publications:

‚ÄčNiguse Y, Agrawal A. Twin-fluid atomized spray combustion of straight vegetable oil at elevated pressures. ASME. J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. 2018; doi:10.1115/1.4040286.

Niguse Y and Agrawal, A. Low-Emission, Liquid Fuel Combustion System for Conventional and Alternative Fuels Developed by Scaling Analysis . ASME. J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. 2015;138(4): doi:10.1115/1.4031475.