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About David Calamas

Dr. David Calamas is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Southern University. He joined Georgia Southern in 2013 after receiving a MS and a PhD, both in Mechanical Engineering, from the University of Alabama. Prior to that, he received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University. His research interests are in the areas of heat transfer, active and passive thermal management, thermal and fluid transport processes, biologically-inspired designs, and solar energy. He currently teaches undergraduate and graduate lecture and laboratory courses in the areas of heat transfer, fluid mechanics, and thermodynamics.

Positions

2015 - Present Affiliate, Georgia Southern University Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education
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2013 - Present Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University Engineering and Computing, Allen E. Paulson College of
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Present Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University Mechanical Engineering, Department of
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2013 - Present Member, American Society for Engineering Education
2008 - Present Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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Honors and Awards

  • Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student of the Year (2012 – 2013)
  • National Science Foundation GK-12 Fellowship (2011 – 2013)
  • Honorary Member, Pi Tau Sigma International Mechanical Engineering Honor Society (2015)

Courses

  • Computing Applications for Mechanical Engineers (ENGR 1121)
  • Energy Science Laboratory (MENG 4210)
  • Fluid Mechanics (ENGR 3235)
  • Heat Transfer (MENG 3233)

Education

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2013 Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
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2012 M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
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2010 B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University
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Contact Information

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box 8046
Statesboro, GA 30460
Phone: (912) 478-5751
Office: Engineering Building 2130

Email:



Refereed Journal Publications (9)

Technical Conference Publications (10)

Pedagogical Conference Publications (5)