Tryfon T. Charalampopoulos


Ted and Esther Walker Professor of Mechanical Engineering Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Al East, Jr. Endowed Professor of Mechanical Engineering

3290S Patrick F. Taylor Hall

Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA 70803


Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1985
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1981

Research Interests

  • Combustion
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Aerosol Dynamics
  • Optical Diagnostics
  • Combustion Synthesis of Materials

Selected Publications

Guocai Shu, and T. T. Charalampopoulos “Development of a method to characterize chain-like aggregates in diffusion flames using dynamic light scattering,” Appl. Optics, Vol. 56, Issue 4, 1132-1141, 2017.

D. Kandra, T. T. Charalampopoulos and R. V. Devireddy ”Enhancement of post thaw viability of cells in suspension via pulsed laser heating prior to immersion in liquid nitrogen,” J Appl. Phys, 97, pp.124702 1-4(2005).

T. T. Charalampopoulos, and Guocai Shu “Optical properties of   Combustion Synthesized iron oxide Aggregates,” Appl. Optics 42, 3957-3969, 2003.

T. T. Charalampopoulos and Guocai Shu “Effects of Polydispersity    of Chain - Like Aggregates on Light Scattering properties and data Inversion,” Applied Optics Vol. 41, 723-733, 2002.

Guocai Shu and T. T. Charalampopoulos “Unified Inversion Scheme that uses Light Scattering for Morphological Parameters and Optical Properties of Aggregated Aerosols, “  Applied Optics, Vol. 39, No36 pp 6713-6724, 2000.

Guocai Shu and T. T. Charalampopoulos "Reciprocity Theorem for the Calculation of  Average Scattering Properties of Agglomerated Particles,” Applied Optics, Vol. 39, No 31, pp5827- 5833, 2000.