Faculty and Staff
Carlson C. Pian
Professor Glass Sci, Emeritus
Alfred University Contact Info
Office Location:
Phone: 607.871.2557  
Carlson C. Pian
B.S.E.: Aerospace Engineering
University of Michigan, 1968

M.S.E.: Aerospace Engineering
University of Michigan, 1969

PhD: Aerospace Engineering
University of Michigan, 1974

Areas of Concentration
Advanced gasification technologies, biomass-to-energy technology systems, high-temperature gasdynamics, plasmadynamics, direct energy conversion, magnetohydrodynamic power generation and propulsion, high-temperature heaters for furnaces and boilers, low-NOx furnace/heater designs, process flow component designs.

Current Research
Feasibility Study of Gasification of Hybrid Willow and Benefits to New York State Agriculture, New York State Energy Research and Development Agency, 2001-.
Magnetohydrodynamic Power Conversion Engineering and Analysis, Mississippi State University Center for Advanced Energy Conversion and the US Air Force, 2002.
Advanced High-Temperature Pebble-Bed Gasifier Tests with Refused-Derived Fuels, Japan Science and Technology Agency, 1999-2000.