Dr. Asfaw Beyene
College of Engineering
Dr. Beyene received his Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Power Engineering from Warsaw University of Technology. He joined the faculty of SDSU in 1989. His research has been concerned with energy systems: renewables, efficient power sources with emphasis on combined heat and power applications, cycle and energy analyses, mathematical modeling, and simulation. He has won numerous grants from US Department of Energy, San Diego Gas and Electric, California Energy Commission, Oakridge National Lab, University City Science Center, Lockheed Martin, California Institute for Energy Efficiency, and Southern California Edison Co. In his spare time, he plays soccer and skis on the famous slopes of the Sierra.
Area of Expertise
Renewable Energy, Thermodynamic Cycles, Energy Analysis, Mathematical Modeling, Simulation of Thermal Systems
Ph.D., Warsaw University of Technology