Dr. Todd Bandhauer

Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering

Contact Information

Office Location: Engineering A106
Phone: 970-491-7357
Fax: 970-491-3827
Email: tband@engr.colostate.edu
Website: http://www.theitslab.com/


Dr. Todd Bandhauer has been a member of the Mechanical Engineering Department at CSU since August 2013. He received a B.S. and M.S. from Iowa State University and a Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology in mechanical engineering. His expertise and interests include thermal energy systems, coupled electrochemical thermal phenomena in energy storage and conversion systems, microscale phase change heat transfer, high flux thermal management of electronics and lasers, thermal activated cooling systems, waste heat recovery, and nuclear fuel processing systems. He has ~6 years of experience in industry (Modine Manufacutring Co.) and at a national laboratory (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) developing components for energy systems, and his work has resulted in 8 refereed conference and journal papers and 21 issued and pending patents. He is the Director of the Interdisciplinary Thermal Science Laboratory housed at the EECL, which currently includes 12 graduate and undergraduate students.

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  • Ph.D. 2011, Georgia Institute of Technology – Mechanical Engineering
  • M.S. 2002, Iowa State University – Mechanical Engineering
  • B.S. 1999, Iowa State University – Mechanical Engineering