getu hailu

Getu Hailu

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
ECB 301K
907-786-6366
ghailu@alaska.edu

Teaching Responsibilities

Thermal Systems Design (undergraduate)

HVAC Optimization (undergraduate/graduate)

Turbomachinery (undergraduate/graduate)

Engineering Mechanics-Statics and Dynamics (undergraduate)

Thermal Systems Design Lab (undergraduate)

Professional & Department Service

MEMBER and Faculty Advisor: ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers)

MEMBER: ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)

MEMBER: IBPSA (International Building Performance Simulation Association)

Research Interests

Building Integrated Photovoltaic/Thermal (BIPV/T) systems for Net Zero Energy/Plus Buildings (NZE/PBs). Air source heat pumps and thermal storage systems, solar energy

(Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modeling of BIPV/T systems, development of analytical models for BIPV/T systems, energy modeling with TRNSYS

Cryogenic solid particle erosion (thermal analysis and impact modeling with experimental validation)