Prof. Rathinam Panneer Selvam

University of Arkansas, USA




1985 Ph.D., Texas Tech University, USA
1980 M.Sc., University of Madras, India

1978 B.Sc., University of Madras, India

Publications (Selected)

  1. S.K. Patro, R.P. Selvam and H. Bosch (2010), Bridge flutter modeling using H-adaptive FEM, Journal of Wind and Engineering, 7, 39-48. Also available from:
  2. Murray S.J, Jankiram Subramani V, Selvam R.P, Hall K.D (2010), Molecular dynamics to understand the mechanical behavior of cement paste, Transportation Research Record, 2142: 75-82
  3. S. Sarkar and R.P. Selvam (2009), Direct numerical simulation of heat transfer in spray cooling through 3D multiphase flow modeling using parallel computing, Journal of Heat Transfer, 131, pp.121007-1 to 8.
  4. R.P. Selvam, M. T. Hamilton, J.E. Johnston and E.A. Silk (2009), Thermal modeling of spray cooling: Gravitational effect on droplet and bubble dynamics, Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 23, 560-570
  5. R.P. Selvam, M. Sarkar, S. Sarkar, R. Ponnappan, and K.L. Yerkes (2009), Modeling thermal-boundary layer effect on liquid-vapor interface dynamics in spray cooling, Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 23, 356-370
  6. R. P. Selvam (2008), Developments in computational wind engineering, Journal of Wind and Engineering, 5, 47-54, Invited paper.
  7. E. A. Silk, E.L. Golliher and R. P. Selvam (2008), Spray cooling heat transfer: Technology overview and assessment of future challenges for micro-gravity application, Energy Conversion and Management, 49, 453-468
  8. S. Sarkar and R. P. Selvam (2007), Molecular dynamics simulation of effective thermal conductivity and study of enhanced thermal transport mechanism in nanofluids, Journal of Applied Physics, 102, 074302-1 to 7.
  9. Millett PC, Selvam RP, Saxena A. (2007). Stabilizing nanocrystalline materials with dopants. Acta Materialia 55(7):2329-2336.
  10. Millett, P.C., R.P.Selvam and A. Saxena (2006), Improving grain boundary sliding resistance with segregated dopants, Materials Science & Engineering A., 431, 92-99
  11. R.P. Selvam, L. Lin and R. Ponnappan, (2006), Direct Simulation of Spray Cooling: Effect of Vapor Bubble Growth and Liquid Droplet Impact on Heat Transfer, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer., 49, 4265-4278
  12. Millett, P.C., R.P. Selvam, A. Saxena (2006), Molecular dynamics simulations of grain size stabilization in nanocrystalline materials by addition of dopants. Acta Materialia, 54(2):297-303
  13. Qu, Zu-Qing and Selvam, Panneer, (2005), Model Order Reduction of Viscously Damped Vibration Systems Using Accelerated Iterative Dynamic Condensation, Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol.72, No.5, Sep. 2005, pp.761-771.
  14. R. P. Selvam and P.C. Millett, (2005), Large eddy simulation of the tornado-structure interaction to determine structural loadings, Wind & Structures, Vol. 8, pp. 49-60.
  15. Millett, P.C., R.P. Selvam, S. Bansal, A. Saxena (2005), Atomistic simulation of grain boundary energetics including the effects of dopant, Acta Materialia. 53, 3671-3678
  16. Qu, Z.Q. and R.P. Selvam (2004), Insight into the dynamic condensation technique of non-classically damped models, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 272, 581-606