Dani Fadda

Clinical Associate Professor - Mechanical Engineering
fadda@utdallas.edu
972-883-4626
ECN2906
Tags: Mechanical Engineering

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering
Southern Methodist University - 1996
M.S. - Mechanical Engineering
Southern Methodist University - 1993
B.S. - Mechanical Engineering
American University - 1991

Research Areas

TFS
Thermal Fluids Sciences
MDI
Manufacturing and Design Innovation
Education
Projects in teaching in person and online

Publications

Wang, X., Fadda, D., Godinez, J., Lee, J., and You, S.M. (2020), “Capillary evaporation of water from aluminum high-temperature conductive microporous coating,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 153. 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2020.119660. 2020 - publications
Godinez, J., Fadda, D., Lee, J., and You, S.M., 2019, “Development of a stable Boehmite layer on aluminum surfaces for improved pool boiling heat transfer in water,” Applied Thermal Engineering, 156 (2019) 541–549.  2019 - publications
Godinez, J., Fadda, D., Lee, J., and You, S.M., 2019, “Enhancement of pool boiling heat transfer in water on aluminum surface with high temperature conductive microporous coating,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 132 (2019) 772–781. 2019 - publications
Rios, O. and Fadda, D., 2019, “Using Computer Simulations in a Freshman Mechanical Engineering Course to Make Informed Design Decisions,” 126th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 15 - 19, 2019, Tampa, Florida, USA 2019 - publications
Fadda, D. and Rios, O., 2019, “Online Computer Aided Design Class,” 126th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 15 - 19, 2019, Tampa, Florida, USA  2019 - publications
Fadda, D. and Vinay, R., 2019, “Teaching Computer Aided Design Online,” Proceedings of the ASEE Gulf-Southwest Annual Conference, The University of Texas at Tyler, March 10-12, Tyler, Texas, USA. 2019 - publications
Mohammadi, N., Fadda, D., Lee, J., and You, S. M., 2018, “Effects of surface wettability on pool boiling of water using super-polished silicon surfaces,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 127 (2018) 1128–1137.  2018 - publications
Fadda, D. and Rios. O., 2018, “Introduction to Heat Transfer in a First-Year Mechanical Engineering Course,” ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 24-27, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, USA  2018 - publications
Rios, O. and Fadda, D., 2017, “A Mechanical Engineering Freshman Course Implementing Four Design Activities,” Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, IMECE17, November 5-8, Tampa, Florida, USA  2017 - publications
Fadda, D.,  Taylor, D., Burr, J., Sredzienski, M., and Gardner, J., 2010, “Modeling Steam Dryers,”  Proceedings of the 3rd Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting, FEDSM 2010,  August 1-5, Montreal, Canada 2010 - Publication

Awards

Certificate of Achievement for Exemplary Faculty Contributions - UTD [2018]
Engineer of the Year - ASME North Texas Section [2016]
President’s Award - Peerless [2012]
The ASME Prime Movers Award - ASME [2007]
Best Paper Award - ASME Power, Atlanta, Georgia [2006]
Employee of the Year - Peerless [2001]
Young Engineer of the Year - ASME North Texas Section [2000]
Young Engineer of the Year - ASME Petroleum Division [1998]
Outstanding Graduate Student Award - SMU [1996]
Nancy Underwood Leadership Award - SMU [1993]

Projects

Personal site

Additional Information

MECH 3305
Computer Aided Design
MECH 1100
Introduction to mechanical engineering I
MECH 1208
Introduction to mechanical engineering II

Activities

ASME
Faculty advisor to the UTD ASME student organization

Affiliations

ASME
ASME Fellow
ASEE
ASEE Member - Mechanical Engineering Division