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About Valentin Soloiu

Dr. Soloiu is the Endowed Chair of Renewable Energy in GSU. Research directions are in renewable and sustainable first and second generation biofuels, with emphasis on new advanced combustion technologies, heat transfer and emissions, spray dynamics, and mixture formation, smart-engine control strategies, and engine tribology. The Biofuels Combustion laboratory has 8 graduate students and 12 undergraduate students working in biofuels research.

Positions

2013 Present Affiliate, Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education, Georgia Southern University
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Present Marketing Contact, Georgia Southern University
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Present Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology, Georgia Southern University Department of Mechanical Engineering
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Curriculum Vitae




Honors and Awards

  • Award for Excellence in Research - Georgia Southern University (2014)
  • EPA4 – SE (9 states) First prize Photography Exhibition: Clean Diesels in Natural Environment (2014)
  • SAE International Recognition for Substantial Contribution as a Speaker at ‘14 World Congress (2014)
  • Environmental Protection Agency-P3 National Prize Washington DC (2013)
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers First prize Washington DC (2013)
  • SAE International Recognition for Substantial Contribution as a Speaker at ‘13 World Congress (2013)
  • EPA4 – SE (9 states) Second prize Photography Exhibition: Clean Diesels at Work (2013)
  • SAE Member Service Award – 10 years (2008)
  • The Medal for Foreign Researchers, Matsumae International Foundation, Tokyo (1994)

Courses

  • Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles
  • Engine Design and Development
  • Engine Testing
  • Thermal Laboratory
  • HVAC
  • Thermodynamics
  • Renewable Energy


Contact Information

PO Box 8046
Statesboro, GA 30460
Phone: (912) 478-2293
Office: ENGR 2127

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Recent Publications (30)