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    Herek L. Clack, PhD - Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

    Herek L. Clack, PhD

    Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

    Office: E1-252D

    Phone: 312.567.3184
    Fax: 312.567.7230
    Email: clack@iit.edu
    Web: ATESR Lab
         

    Expertise

    • Thermofluid Systems

    Education

    • B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987
    • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1997
    • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1998

    Research

    Multiphase transport phenomena as they relate to liquid- and solid-fueled combustion; formation of combustion pollutants, particularly toxics and metals; and remote sensing of chemical and biological agents.

    Current Projects

    Awards/Honors

    • National Academies, National Research Council committee member: Committee on the Disposal of Legacy Nerve Agent GA and Lewisite Stocks at Deseret Chemical Depot (2009)
    • National Academies/Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, German-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium (invited speaker) (2005)
    • National Academies, National Research Council committee member: Committee on Changes in New Source Review Programs for Stationary Sources of Air Pollutants (2004-2006)
    • National Science Foundation, Faculty Early Development (CAREER) Award (2003)
    • MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Sixteen Stars Distinguished Young Alumni/ae (2000)
    • National Academies, National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow (1998-1999)
    • Air and Waste Management Association, Golden West Chapter Student Award (1997)
    • Rockwell International, Rocketdyne Division Manager's Award (1992, 1993)
    • Los Angeles Council of Black Professional Engineers, President's Award (1992)

    Patents

    Books

    Selected Publications

    Professional Society Memberships

    Department of Mechanical, Materials & Aerospace Engineering
    10 West 32nd Street
    243 Engineering 1 Building
    Chicago, IL 60616-3793
    Phone: 312.567.3175
    Fax: 312.567.7230