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Thompson, Gregory J.

A portrait of Gregory Thompson


ESB 733

Associate Professor - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1995
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1991
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1989

Dr. Thompson performs research ranging from internal combustion engine design, control, and emissions measurements to development of an rf plasma ignition system to antenna design. He currently oversees the Engine and Emission Research Laboratory at the National Research Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines, and Emissions. Dr. Thompson is active in the development of the in-use emission measurements from on and off-road heavy-duty vehicles and in the development of alternative fuels for heavy-duty vehicles.

Research Interests

Thermal/Heat Transfer
Engine/Vehicle Emissions

Teaching Interests

Engines and Emissions

Professional Societies

Sigma Xi