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Daniel Crunkleton PhD, JD

Professor of Chemical Engineering College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Russell School of Chemical Engineering, School of Energy Economics, Policy and Commerce
918-631-2644
daniel-crunkleton@utulsa.edu
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Biography

In addition to teaching in the Chemical Engineering program, Dr. Crunkleton also teaches in the Master of Energy Business program in the Collins College of Business.


Ph.D., University of Florida
J.D., The University of Tulsa
B.S., The University of Tulsa


Process Modeling & Simulation
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Alternative Energy/biofuels

Thermodynamics
Heat Transfer
Fluid Dynamics
Alternative Energy


The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.

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, 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.

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).

Chen, Kai, Weston Kightlinger, Azadeh Pourmir, Daniel Crunkleton, Geoffrey Price, and Tyler Johannes. 2014. “Effects of Algae Extract on the Growth and Metabolism of E. Coli and S. Cerevisiae.” Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 17. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology : 14–18.

Kightlinger, Weston, Kai Chen, Azadeh Pourmir, Daniel Crunkleton, Geoffrey Price, and Tyler Johannes. 2014. “Production and Characterization of Algae Extract from Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii.” Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 17 (1). Electronic Journal of Biotechnology: 3–3.

He, Yang, Sean Barnes, Daniel Crunkleton, and Geoffrey Price. 2012. “Comparison of Ginger Oil Conversion over MFI, BEA, and FAU.” Fuel 96. Fuel: 469–75.

Tracy, Noah, and Daniel Crunkleton. 2012. “Oscillatory Natural Convection in Trapezoidal Enclosures.” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 55 (17). International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer: 4498–4510.

Smith, Justin, Amadeu Neto, Selen Cremaschi, and Daniel Crunkleton. 2012. “CFD-Based Optimization of a Flooded Bed Algae Bioreactor.” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 52 (22). Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research: 7181–88.

Tracy, Noah, Daniel Crunkleton, and Geoffrey Price. 2011. “Catalytic Cracking of Squalene to Gasoline-Range Molecules.” Biomass and Bioenergy 35 (3). Biomass and Bioenergy: 1060–65.

Tracy, Noah, Daniel Crunkleton, and Geoffrey Price. 2010. “Gasoline Production from Phytol.” Fuel 89 (11). Fuel: 3493–97.

Chen, Daichuan, Noah Tracy, Daniel Crunkleton, and Geoffrey Price. 2010. “Comparison of Canola Oil Conversion over MFI, BEA, and FAU.” Applied Catalysis A: General 384 (1). Applied Catalysis A: General: 206–12.

Tracy, Noah, Daichuan Chen, Daniel Crunkleton, and Geoffrey Price. 2009. “Hydrogenated Monoterpenes as Diesel Fuel Additives.” Fuel 88 (11). Fuel: 2238–40.

Crunkleton, Daniel, and Robert Strattan. 2008. “Fuel Economy and Emission Performance of Fuel Cell-Based Diesel HEVs.” Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology 5 (1). Journal of fuel cell science and technology: 011013.

Crunkleton, Daniel, Ranga Narayanan, and Timothy Anderson. 2006. “Numerical Simulations of Periodic Flow Oscillations in Low Prandtl Number Fluids.” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 49 (1). International journal of heat and mass transfer: 427–38.

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.

Crunkleton, Daniel, T Anderson, R Narayanan, and G Labrosse. 2003. “Flow Visualization of Low Prandtl Number Fluids Using Electrochemical Measurements.”

Crunkleton, Daniel. 2002. “Determining the Inertial States of Low Prandtl Number Fluids Using Electrochemical Cells.”

Anderson, Timothy, Ranga Narayanan, Daniel Crunkleton, Brenda Serrano, and R Pankajavalli. 2001. “An Electrochemical Method for Measuring Convection and Diffusion in Liquid Metals.” Microgravity Materials Science Conference 2000 1. Microgravity Materials Science Conference 2000.

Crunkleton, Daniel, N Gupta, R Narayanan, and TJ Anderson. 1999. “Natural Convection of Low Prandtl-Number Fluids in Rectangular Enclosures.” AIAA Technical Paper. AIAA Technical Paper, 99–0840.

Price, Geoffrey, Daniel Crunkleton, and Noah Tracy. 2017. “Catalytic Cracking of Squalene to Gasoline-Range Molecules [2011].”

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

Journal Article Review


Justin Smith, Daniel W. Crunkleton, and Selen Cremaschi, “Linear Stability Analysis for a Reactive, Multiphase Bubble Column,” Accepted for publication in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research (2015).

Technical Report


Crunkleton, Daniel, Geoffrey Price, Tyler Johannes, and Selen Cremaschi. 2012. “Development of Green Fuels From Algae-The University of Tulsa.” The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK.

Conference Proceedings


Keller, Michael, Bradley Brummel, Valerie Streets, Alison Kerr, Rami Younis, Leah Tecle, and Daniel Crunkleton. 2017. “Professional Competencies with Behaviorally Anchored Ratings for Graduate Students.” In Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education Conference.

Crunkleton, Daniel, Ranga Narayanan, and Timothy Anderson. 2000. “Periodic Oscillations of Low Prandtl-Number Fluids in Rectangular Enclosures.” In SPACE TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL FORUM-2000, 504:866–71.

Other


Aravanis, Alex, Jason Pyle, Geoffrey Price, and Daniel Crunkleton. 2011. “Methods of Refining Hydrocarbon Feedstocks.”


CHE 1013 Chemical Engineering Problem Solving
CHE 2003 Principles of Chemical Engineering
CHE 2013 Global Challenges in Alternative Energy
CHE 3063 Equilibrium Thermodynamics
CHE 4103 Process Component Design
CHE 7043 Heat and Mass Transfer
CHE 7913 Master's Project
CHE 7983 Research and Thesis
CHE 9981 Research and Dissertation
ES 3003 Introductory Fluid Mechanics
ES 3053 Thermodynamics
MEB 7083 The Business of Renewable Energy and Alternative Fuels