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Oladapo S. Akinyemi

Adjunct Professor

Ph.D., Systems Engineering, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2019
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2015
B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Lagos, Nigeria 2008

Contact Information:

P.O. Box 43678
Rougeou Hall, 227
Phone: (337) 482-6622

Courses Taught:

MCHE 469 - Heat Transfer
MCHE 362 - Thermal Engineering
MCHE 303 - Graphics and Solid Modeling

Honors and Awards:

Academic Excellence, Honors Program, 2019
Outstanding Graduate Student, Phi Kappa Phi Society, 2019

Research Interests:

Combustion and Spray diagnostics 
Thermal Fluid Science
Alternative Energy
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Product Engineering

Selected Publications:

O. S. Akinyemi, Y. Liu, 2015. “CFD modeling and simulation of a hydropower system in generating clean electricity from water flow” International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering 6 (4), 357-366.

O. S. Akinyemi, T. L. Chambers, Y. Liu, 2015. “Evaluation of the power generation capacity of hydrokinetic generator device using computational analysis and hydrodynamic similitude” Journal of Power and Energy Engineering 3 (08), 71.

O. S. Akinyemi, L. Jiang, P. R. Buchireddy, S. O. Barskov, J. L. Guillory, W. Holmes 2018. “Investigation of Effect of Biomass Torrefaction Temperature on Volatile Energy Recovery Through Combustion” Journal of Energy Resources Technology 140 (11), 112003.

O. S. Akinyemi, L. Jiang, 2019. “Development and combustion characterization of a novel twin-fluid fuel injector in a swirl-stabilized gas turbine burner operating on straight vegetable oil” Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 102, 279-290.

O. S. Akinyemi, L. Jiang, R. Hernandez, C. McIntyre, W. Holmes, 2019. “Combustion of straight algae oil in a swirl-stabilized burner using a novel twin-fluid injector” Fuel 241, 176-187.

V. Danh, O. S. Akinyemi, C. E. Taylor, J. T. Frank, L. Jiang, 2019. “Effect of injector swirl number on near-field spray characteristics of a novel twin-fluid injector” Experiments in Fluids 60 (5), 80.

O. S. Akinyemi, L. Jiang, J. Bruno, 2018. “Effect of Fuel Properties and Atomizing Air to Liquid Ratio on Combustion Performance of a Novel Twin-Fluid Injector” 2018 Spring Technical Meeting Central States Section of The Combustion Institute May 20–22, Minneapolis, Minnesota

O. S. Akinyemi, L. Jiang, 2019. “Investigation of Primary Atomization Mechanism of a Novel Twin-Fluid Atomizer using High Spatial Resolution Shadowgraph” AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum, 0726.