Dr. Anthony Marchese
Anthony Marchese is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University and a PI at the Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory. He holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University and B.S. and M.S. degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His research areas include alternative fuels, combustion, chemical kinetics, microgravity experiments, rocket propulsion and environmental issues. Current research projects include biodiesel chemical kinetics, pollutant formation from algae-based biofuels, exhaust emissions from heavy duty diesel vehicles and locomotives, and 2-stroke engines. Prof. Marchese teaches courses in rocket propulsion, combustion, thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics and product design. He has previously held positions at Rowan University, United Technologies Research Center in East Hartford, CT and NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH. He is the holder of two United States Patents and is a member of Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi, Pi Tau Sigma, The Combustion Institute, AIAA, ASME, SAE and ASEE. In 2001, he was named a Carnegie Scholar by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and in 2004 he was awarded the ASEE Kauffman Outstanding Entrepreneurship Educator Award.