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Todd Otanicar PhD, PhD

Todd Otanicar PhD, PhD
College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Mechanical Engineering
918-631-3148 Stephenson Hall Room 2100


Research Interests

Heat Transfer
Solar Energy
Building Energy

Teaching Interests

Heat Transfer
Alternative Energy
Heating and Refrigeration
Building systems


  • Otanicar, Todd et al. “Envisioning Advanced Solar Electricity Generation: Parametric Studies of CPV/T Systems with Spectral Filtering and High Temperature PV.” Applied Energy 140 (2015): 224–233. Print.

  • Saroha, Siddharth et al. “Theoretical Analysis and Testing of Nanofluids-Based Solar Photovoltaic/Thermal Hybrid Collector.” Journal of Heat Transfer 137.9 (2015): 091015. Print.

  • Hewakuruppu, Yasitha et al. “Limits of Selectivity of Direct Volumetric Solar Absorption.” Solar Energy 114 (2015): 206–216. Print.

  • Otanicar, Todd et al. “Applicability of Controllable Nanoparticle Radiative Properties for Spacecraft Heat Rejection.” Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer (2015): 1–6. Print.

  • Telang, Chinmay et al. “Controllable Optical Properties of Polystyrene/PNIPAM-Gold Composite Nanoparticles.” Plasmonics 10.1 (2015): 17–25. Print.

  • Fahar, Maryam, and Todd Otanicar. “Experimental and Theoretical Description of a Technique for the Concentration Measurement of Binary Liquids Containing Nanoparticles.” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 85 (2015): 561–567. Print.