Tailian Chen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Talian Chen

Contact Information

AD Box 26

Courses Taught

FALL 2018

ENSC 352 Fluid Mechanics

Other semesters

MENG 321 Thermodynamics I

MENG 322 Thermodynamics II

MENG 341 Heat Transfer

MENG 482 Advanced Energy Systems


Book chapters

  • J.N. Chung and T. Chen, 2016, "Condensation," Multiphase Flow Handbook, 2nd ed. ch. 9, pp. 605-636, edit by E. Michaelides et al. published by CRC Press.
  • T. Chen, 2015, "Heat Pipes," Encyclopedia of Two-Phase Heat Transfer and Flow II, Special Topics and Applications, ch. 8, pp. 311-354, edit by J. Thome and J. Kim., published by World Scientific. 
  • J. Kim and T. Chen, 2010, “Heat transfer enhancement methods,” Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering, eds. Blockley and W. Shyy, volume 1, section 5(3),  Wiley & Blackwell Inc., 
  • T. Chen and J. Kim, 2010, “Heat pipes and thermosyphons” Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering, eds. Blockley and W. Shyy, volume 1, section 5(6), Wiley & Blackwell Inc.

Journal publications

  • T. Chen, 2015, "Capillary Force-Driven Fluid Flow in Open Grooves with Different Sizes", Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 594-601.

Conference publications and presentations

  • T. Chen, 2016, "Heat transfer to wetting and non-wetting liquid droplets deposited onto a microgroove surface," IEEE ITERM 2016, Las Vegas, NV.
  • T. Chen, 2014, "Capillary Force-Driven Fluid Flow of a Wetting Liquid in Open Grooves of Different Sizes," IEEE ITERM 2014, Orlando, FL.