PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014
MS, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007
At Oregon State since 2014.
Dr. Fronk's research interests are in the areas of microscale heat and mass transfer, two-phase flow, natural refrigerants, advanced thermal energy systems, and sustainable energy portfolios has resulted in over 20 archival journal and conference publications. While at Georgia Tech, Dr. Fronk was the recipient of the IJR Very Highly Commended Paper award (2010-2011), the ASHRAE Graduate Student Grant-in Aid award (2011-2012), and the ASME Graduate Teaching Fellowship (2011-2013). Dr. Fronk has held prior positions at Carrier Corp., where he worked in the areas of CO2 compression and transport refrigeration, and as an instructor of energy system design and analysis at Georgia Tech in Atlanta and thermodynamics at the Georgia Tech international campus in Metz, France.