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Real Name: Raymond Viskanta, Ph.D. Professor

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Dr. Viskanta was named to his present position of W.F.M. Goss Distinguished Professor of Engineering in 1986. He teaches at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the area of heat transfer and conducts research in thermal sciences, heat, mass and radiative transfer. His current research interests include heat transfer in combustion systems, melting and solidification of materials, transport in porous media, buoyancy driven convection flow and heat transfer, heat transfer related to materials processing and radiative transfer in participating media. Most of Professor Viskanta's research has been carried out jointly with students. He has guided the work of about 60 doctoral and about 35 master students. He has also directed research of over 35 postdoctoral researchers and visiting scholars.