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Milford, Jana Professor

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  • Dr. Milford’s research interests focus on air quality modeling, analysis of air quality measurements, sensitivity and uncertainty analysis of environmental models, and environmental law, policy, and management. Her research includes quantitative assessment of environmental impacts of energy technologies including renewable and fossil fueled electricity generation and advanced motor vehicles.

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  • air quality modeling, sensitivity and uncertainty analysis of environmental models, environmental management, environmental law and policy, environmental impacts of energy, environmental impacts of advanced energy and transportation technologies

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Teaching

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  • MCEN 3022 - Heat Transfer
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Studies fundamentals of heat transfer by conduction, convection, and radiation. Emphasizes problem formulation and selection of appropriate solution techniques. Provides applications to modern engineering systems, which may include energy, biological, environmental, and materials engineering problems.
  • MCEN 4032 - Sustainable Energy
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Examines sustainability of our current energy systems, including transportation, using environmental and economic indicators. Uses systems analysis that addresses energy supply and demand. Explores the science and technology as well as environmental and economic feasibility of efficiency measures and renewable energy technologies. Additional emphasis is given to the global nature of the challenges and the potential for locally optimal solutions. Same as MCEN 5032.
  • MCEN 4131 - Air Pollution Control Engineering
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Introduces air quality regulations, meteorology and modeling. Examines methods for controlling major classes of air pollutants, including particulate matter and oxides of sulfur and nitrogen, as well as control technology for industrial sources and motor vehicles. Requires interdisciplinary design projects. Same as MCEN 5131.
  • MCEN 5032 - Sustainable Energy
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Examines sustainability of our current energy systems, including transportation, using environmental and economic indicators. Uses systems analysis that addresses energy supply and demand. Explores the science and technology as well as environmental and economic feasibility of efficiency measures and renewable energy technologies. Additional emphasis is given to the global nature of the challenges and the potential for locally optimal solutions. Same as MCEN 4032.
  • MCEN 5131 - Air Pollution Control Engineering
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Introduces air quality regulations, meteorology and modeling. Examines methods for controlling major classes of air pollutants, including particulate matter and oxides of sulfur and nitrogen, as well as control technology for industrial sources and motor vehicles. Requires interdisciplinary design projects. Same as MCEN 4131.
  • MCEN 5228 - Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Subject matter to be selected from topics of current interest. May be repeated up to 15 credit hours. Same as MCEN 4228.

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