Daniel Crunkleton, PhD, JD

Daniel Crunkleton, PhD, JD
Professor of Chemical Engineering
College of Business
College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Chemical Engineering
Energy Economics, Policy and Commerce
918-631-2644 Keplinger Hall Room 3385

Education

PhD – University of Florida JD – The University of Tulsa BS – The University of Tulsa

Bio

Daniel Crunkleton's research focuses on Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer, especially as they deal with the production of Alternative Energy.

Research Interests

Process Modeling & Simulation
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Alternative Energy/biofuels

Teaching Interests

Thermodynamics
Heat Transfer
Fluid Dynamics
Alternative Energy
Transport Phenomena

Publications

Journal Articles

  • S. Xue, Y. Liu, Y. Li, D. Teeters, D.W. Crunkleton, S. Wang, “Diffusion of lithium ions in amorphous and crystalline poly(ethylene oxide)3:LiCF3SO3 polymer electrolytes,” Electrochimica Acta 235, 122 (2017).

  • Sha Xue, Yingdi Liu, Yaping Li, Dale Teeters, Daniel W. Crunkleton, and Sanwu Wang, “Diffusion of Lithium Ions in Amorphous and Crystalline Phases in Poly(ethylene oxide)3:LiCF3SO3 Polymer Electrolytes,” Electrochimica Acta 235 (2017), 122-128.

  • Sha Xue, Yingdi Liu, Hongli Dang, Yaping Li, Daniel W. Crunkleton, Dale Teeters, and Sanwu Wang, “Ab Initio Calculations of the Atomic and Electronic Structure of Crystalline PEO:LiCF3SO3 Electrolytes,” Computational Materials Science 112 (2016) 170-174.

  • Kai Chen, Weston Kightlinger, Azadeh Pourmir, Daniel W. Crunkleton, Geoffrey L. Price, and Tyler W. Johannes, “Effects of Algae Extract on the Growth and Metabolism of E. coli and S. cerevisiae,” Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 17 (2014) 14-18.

  • H.L. Dang, Y.D. Liu, W.H. Xue, R. Anderson, C.R. Sewell, S. Xue, D.W. Crunkleton, Y.G. Shen, S. Wang, “Phase transformations of nano-sized cubic boron nitride to white graphene and white graphite,” Applied Physics Letters 104, 093104 (2014).

  • Kai Chen, Weston Kightlinger†, Azadeh Pourmir, Daniel W. Crunkleton, Geoffrey L. Price, and Tyler W. Johannes, “Effects of Algae Extract on the Growth and Metabolism of E. coli and S. cerevisiae,” Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 17 (2014) 14-18.

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    Kightlinger, W.; Chen, K.; Pourmir, A.; Crunkleton, D.; Price, G.; Johannes, T. Production and Characterization of Algae Extract from Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii. 2014, 17, 14-18.
  • Justin Smith, Amadeu A. Neto, Selen Cremaschi, Daniel W. Crunkleton, “CFD-Based Optimization of a Flooded Bed Algae Bioreactor,” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 52 (2013) 7181-7188.

  • Yang He, Sean E. Barnes, Daniel W. Crunkleton, Geoffrey L. Price, “Comparison of Ginger Oil Conversion over MFI, BEA, and FAU,” Fuel 96 (2012) 469-475.

  • Noah I. Tracy, Daniel W. Crunkleton, “Oscillatory Natural Convection in Trapezoidal Enclosures,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 55 (2012) 4498-4510.

  • Noah I. Tracy, Daniel W. Crunkleton, Geoffrey L. Price, “Catalytic Cracking of Squalene to Gasoline-Range Molecules,” Biomass & Bioenergy 35 (2011) 1060-1065.

  • Daichuan Chen, Noah I. Tracy, Daniel W. Crunkleton, and Geoffrey L. Price, “Comparison of canola oil conversion over MFI, BEA, and FAU,” Applied Catalysis A 384 (2010) 206-212.

  • Tracy, Noah, Daniel Crunkleton, and Geoffrey Price. “Gasoline Production from Phytol.” Fuel 89.11 (2010): 3493–3497. Print.

  • Noah I. Tracy, Daichuan Chen, Daniel W. Crunkleton, Geoffrey L. Price, “Hydrogenated Monoterpenes as Diesel Fuel Additives,” Fuel 88 (2009) 2238-2240.

  • Daniel Crunkleton and Robert Strattan, “Performance Characteristics of a Novel Fuel Cell-Based Diesel HEV,” Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology 5 (2008) 011013-1.

  • Daniel W. Crunkleton, Ranga Narayanan, and Timothy J. Anderson, “Numerical simulations of periodic flow oscillations in low Prandtl number fluids,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 49 (2006) 427-438.

  • Jochen Marchall, Adam Chamberlain, Daniel Crunkleton, and Bridget Rogers, “Catalytic Recombination on ZrB2/SiC and HfB2/SiC Ultrahigh-Temperature Ceramic Composites,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets 41 (2004) 576-581.

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    Crunkleton, D.; Anderson, T.; Narayanan, R.; Labrosse, G. Flow Visualization of Low Prandtl Number Fluids Using Electrochemical Measurements. 2003.
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    Crunkleton, D. Determining the Inertial States of Low Prandtl Number Fluids Using Electrochemical Cells. 2002.
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    Anderson, T.; Narayanan, R.; Crunkleton, D.; Serrano, B.; Pankajavalli, R. An Electrochemical Method for Measuring Convection and Diffusion in Liquid Metals. 2001, 1.
  • D. Crunkleton, N. Gupta, R. Narayanan, and T. Anderson, “Natural Convection of Low Prandtl-Number Fluids in Rectangular Enclosures,” AIAA Technical Paper 99-0862 (1999).

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    Keller, M.; Brummel, B.; Streets, V.; Kerr, M.; Younis, R.; Tecle, L.; Crunkleton, D. Professional Competencies With Behaviorally Anchored Ratings for Gradu-Ate Students..
  • Noah I. Tracy, Daniel W. Crunkleton, Geoffrey L. Price, “Catalytic Cracking of Squalene to Gasoline-Range Molecules,” Biomass & Bioenergy 35 (2011) 1060-1065.

Conference Proceedings

  • Keller, M., Brummel, B., Streets, V., Kerr, A., Younis, R., Tecle, L., & Crunkleton, D. (2017). Professional competencies with behaviorally anchored ratings for graduate students. In Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education Conference.

  • D. Crunkleton, R. Narayanan, and T. Anderson, “Detecting Convection in Low Prandtl Number Fluids Using Electrochemical Measurements,” in Space Technologies and Applications International Forum, ed. M.S. El-Genk, 866 (2000).

Technical Reports

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    Crunkleton, D.; Price, G.; Johannes, T.; Cremaschi, S. Development of Green Fuels From Algae-The University of Tulsa; The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK, 2012.

Journal Article Reviews

  • Justin Smith, Daniel W. Crunkleton, and Selen Cremaschi, “Linear Stability Analysis for a Reactive, Multiphase Bubble Column,” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 54 (2015), 12690-12698.

Other

  • A. Aravanis, J. Pyle, G. Price, D. Crunkleton, “Methods of Refining Hydrocarbon Feedstocks,” U.S. Patent 8,075,641 (2011).

Courses Taught

  • Sustainable Energy
  • Research and Dissertation
  • Special Topics
  • Principles of Chemical Engineering
  • Process Control