Professor Ted Steinberg

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Doctor of Philosophy (New Mexico State University)

Main areas of research

Professor Ted Steinberg and his research team has defined six main research areas, which include

  • Oxygen systems
  • Solar thermal energy systems (concentrating solar thermal power generation-ASTRI)
  • Combustion and heat transfer
  • Materials compatibility
  • Microgravity science, technology and experimentation
  • Nanomaterials.

Funding

Professor Ted Steinberg has received over $ 375,000 in research funding since year 2000.

Selected list of awarded grants

  • Australian Solar Thermal Research Initiative

Awards and recognitions

  • 2016: ASTM Charles P. Dudley Medal for Publication
  • 2012: NASA Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of your dedication, commitment to excellence, and achievements in support of the Space Shuttle Program
  • 2011: American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) International, Professor of the Year
  • 2010: Queensland University of Technology’s Vice-Chancellor’s Performance Award
  • 2009: NASA Certificate of Recognition for Transformation of the International Space Station (ISS) to Six-Person Crew Capabilities
  • 2008: Queensland University of Technology’s Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence, Power Generation Skills Development Program
  • 2006: QUT, Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering, Special Research Award for broad contributions into many areas of faculty research programs
  • 1999: NASA certificate of recognition for Pioneering microgravity combustion tests of metals, and leading the effort to develop a model of heterogeneous combustion of metals in oxygen
  • 1996: The University of Queensland Commendation for Excellence in Teaching
  • 1994: The University of Queensland Physical Sciences and Engineering Group Teaching Award
  • 1992:Lockheed Corporation’s Robert E. Gross Award

Career history

  • 2007 – Present: Professor, School of Engineering Systems, QUT, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • 2007: Associate Professor, School of Engineering Systems, QUT, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • 2005 – 2007: Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering Systems, QUT, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • 1998 – Present: Certified Instructor, American Society For Testing And Materials, Fire Hazards in Oxygen Systems, Engineers and Scientists Training Course
  • 1993 – 2005: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • 1992 – 1993: Adjunct Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
  • 1987 – 1993: Principal Engineer, Lockheed-ESC, NASA Johnson Space Centre’s White Sands Test Facility, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
  • 1982 – 1989: Instructor, Mechanical Engineering Department, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
  • 1986: Scientist, Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

Projects

Additional information

Professional and community service roles

  • Editor, Journal of ASTM International.
Title
Australian Solar Thermal Research Initiative (ASTRI) - Node 4
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
1200000689
Start year
2012
Keywords
Energy Efficiency;Solar Chemistry;Solar Thermal;Thermal Storage;Value To The Grid