Peer Review of Interim Report on Computational
Fluid Dynamics Model for Predicting Wellhead
Oil-Burning Efficiency at Bench and
Committee on the Peer Review of Interim Report on Computational Fluid
Dynamics Model for Predicting Wellhead Oil-Burning Efficiency at Bench and
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology
Division on Earth and Life Studies
A Consensus Study Report of
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COMMITTEE ON THE PEER REVIEW OF INTERIM REPORT ON COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS MODEL FOR PREDICTING WELLHEAD OIL-BURNING EFFICIENCY AT BENCH AND INTERMEDIATE SCALES
MARGARET WOOLDRIDGE (Chair), University of Michigan
JACQUELINE H. CHEN, NAE, Sandia National Laboratories
FREDERICK L. DRYER, NAE, University of South Carolina
TAREK ECHEKKI, North Carolina State University
IPSITA GUPTA, Louisiana State University
JOSEPH KATZ, NAE, The Johns Hopkins University
ROBERT P. LUCHT, Purdue University
HOPE A. MICHELSEN, University of Colorado Boulder
VEDHA NAYAGAM, Case Western Reserve University
ALI S. RANGWALA, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
ABHISHEK SAHA, University of California, San Diego
WILLIAM A. SIRIGNANO, NAE, University of California, Irvine
SIBENDU SOM, Argonne National Laboratory, University of Chicago
MAGGIE WALSER, Co-Study Director
LIANA VACCARI, Co-Study Director
JESSICA WOLFMAN, Research Associate
BENJAMIN ULRICH, Senior Program Assistant
BOARD ON CHEMICAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
SCOTT COLLICK, DuPont
JENNIFER SINCLAIR CURTIS, University of California, Davis
GERARD BAILLELY, Procter & Gamble
RUBEN G. CARBONELL, NAE, North Carolina State University
JOHN FORTNER, Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science
SAMUEL H. GELLMAN, NAS, University of Wisconsin–Madison
KAREN I. GOLDBERG, NAS, University of Pennsylvania
TIMOTHY HALL, McNesse State University
MIRIAM E. JOHN, Sandia National Laboratories (Ret.)
JODIE L. LUTKENHAUS, Texas A&M University
JOSEPH B. POWELL, Shell Global
SALY ROMERO-TORRES, Thermo Fisher Scientific
PETER ROSSKY, NAS, Rice University
REBECCA T. RUCK, Merck Process Research & Development
RICHMOND SARPONG, University of California, Berkeley
VIJAY SWARUP, ExxonMobil
JEREMY MATHIS, Board Director
MEGAN HARRIES, Program Officer
LIANA VACCARI, Program Officer
LINDA NHON, Associate Program Officer
NICHOLAS ROGERS, Senior Finance Business Partner
THANH NGUYEN, Financial Business Partner
KESIAH CLEMENT, Research Associate
JESSICA WOLFMAN, Research Associate
ELISE ZAIDI, Communications and Media Associate
ABIGAIL ULMAN, Research Assistant
BEN ULRICH, Senior Program Assistant
ANIA ZOLYNIAK, College Student Hire
Acknowledgment of Reviewers
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We thank the following individuals for their review of this report:
Laura DeMarco, NAS, Harvard University
Peyman Givi, University of Pittsburgh
Andrea Prosperetti, NAE, University of Houston
Kuochen Tsai, Shell
Krishna Venkatesan, GE Global Research
Yi Wang, FM Global
Although the reviewers listed above provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the conclusions or recommendations of this report, nor did they see the final draft before its release. The review of this report was overseen by Dennis Bushnell, NASA, and Manuel Terranova, Peaxy, Inc. They were responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with the standards of the National Academies and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content rests entirely with the authoring committee and the National Academies.
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