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Musho, Terence

Associate Professor - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


Ph.D., Materials Science, Vanderbilt University, 2012 
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2006 

Terence Musho, P.E., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor for the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at West Virginia University. He received his Ph.D. in Materials Science from Vanderbilt University and his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State. He received his doctorate degree as an NSF IGERT fellow where his thesis research focused on modeling the performance of nanoscale thermoelectrics and thermionic devices. His research group at WVU is focused on the development and application of first principle materials modeling techniques. 

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Research Interests

Thermal and Electrical Transport 
Photoelectrochemical and Electrochemical Conversion
Direct Energy Conversion (Spin-based Thermoelectrics, Thermionics)

Teaching Interests

Heat Transfer 
Numerical Analysis 
Finite Element Analysis
High-Performance Computing

Special Interests

Density Functional Theory (DFT) material modeling
First principle modeling of electronic and thermal transport  

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