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University of Michigan IAC
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University of Michigan IAC
Center From 1994 to 2017
University of Michigan
Director Arvind Atreya
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University of Michigan
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University of Michigan is no longer an active IAC Center
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IAC Center of Excellence: 2010 Student Research Award Winner: 2012, 2013, 2014

The University of Michigan Industrial Assessment Center (UM-IAC) provides free energy, productivity, and waste assessments to small and medium sized industrial facilities through funding provided by the US Department of Energy.

499 Assessments
3,094 Recommendations
10.64 Tbtu Energy Saving*
$71.26 million Cost Savings*
86 Students Trained
*Recommended Savings
Generic IAC Assessment Activity
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Related Papers & Publications
H. Baum and A. Atreya, " Modeling Flameless Combustion in an Intensely Radiating Environment - Radiative Flameless Combustion in a Planar Momentum Jet,",
Arvind Atreya, Howard R. Baum, " A Study of Radiative Flameless Combustion in a Furnace,", Combustion and Flame,
A. Atreya, " Effect of Shape and Size on the Heat and Mass Transfer Processes During Pyrolysis of Small Wood Particles,",
Assessment - Case Studies
UM | Assessment: UM0214
Automotive Equipment Maker Implements Big Energy Saving
Related Papers & Publications
2015
1 Papers / Publications
H. Baum and A. Atreya, " Modeling Flameless Combustion in an Intensely Radiating Environment - Radiative Flameless Combustion in a Planar Momentum Jet,",
2014
4 Papers / Publications
Arvind Atreya, Howard R. Baum, " A Study of Radiative Flameless Combustion in a Furnace,", Combustion and Flame,
A. Atreya, " Effect of Shape and Size on the Heat and Mass Transfer Processes During Pyrolysis of Small Wood Particles,",
A. Atreya, " A Model for Combustion of Firebrands of Various Shapes,",
P. D. Teini, D. A. Karwat, and A. Atreya, " Molecular realignment during soot particle maturation,", Combustion and Flame,
2013
1 Papers / Publications
Xinyu Ming, Dan S. Borgnakke, Marco A. Campos, Pawel Olszewski,Arvind Atreya, Claus Borgnakke, " Possibility of Combustion Furnace Operation with Oxygen-Enriched Gas from Nitrogen Generator,",
2012
2 Papers / Publications
I. Lee and A. Atreya, " A study of the entrainment and mixing in confined turbulent jets used for industrial combustion,",
Insu Lee and A. Atreya, " A study of the entrainment and mixing in confined turbulent jets used for industrial combustion,", Central States Combustion Institute Meeting,
2011
1 Papers / Publications
Last Available Contact Information
Center Director Arvind Atreya
Email michiganiac@umich.edu
Phone # +17342231890
Fax # +17346473170
Mailing Address 2046 G.G.Brown
2350 Hayward Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Assistant Director Claus Borgnakke
Staff Kumar Aanjaneya
Staff Weiyu Cao
Staff Yawei Chen
University of Michigan has trained 86 students
The following students have participated in IAC assessments with University of Michigan since 2003, when student name tracking began.
The 38 students (in BOLD) have also been awarded IAC student certificates for exceptional participation.

Ahmed Elgammal
Akash Seth
Alan Yee
Aldona Kluczek
Anuj Shah
Arun Nagarajan
Avinash Bommakanti
Bart Bradford
Bella (Xinyu) Ming
Bella Ming
Benjamin Dussault
Brad Zigler
Brandon Kerins
Brian Buck
Brian LaFrence
Chenjun Yang
Dan Borgnakke
Danielle Kyser
Elizabeth Grobbel
Elizabeth Tappan
Eric Schlichting
Eugene Bong
Hayden Youngs
Ian Rios Sialer
Jacek Szymczyk
Jeffrey Spearin
Jeremy Solomon
John Christensen
John Layton
Jonathan Urbanek
Joshua Padeti
Kai Lan
Karl Stimmel
Kate Grimberg
Kazuki Shiowaza
Kelvin Halim
Kevin Hu
Kumar Aanjaneya
Kyle Rademacher
Lindsay Purvis
Louis Goedker
Manish Gupta
Marc Siciliano
Marco Antonio Campos
Marie Wolbert
Mark Donnelly
Mark Gaustad
Martin Austin
Mathew Kidd,
Matt Eder
Mike Hong
Minji Namkoong
Mishaan Mehta
Nicholas Montes
Norhal El Halwagy
Patrick Kostun
Paul Teini
Philip Rockenbach
Punjabi, Alisha
Ramit Jain
Robert Lawson
Sean Berhan
Seungjun Shin
Shangchao Lin
Shreya Agarwal
Shubham Khadria
Sriram Yarlagadda
Stephen Alexander Ratkowiak
Steve Walton
Steven Kiyabu
Steven Moore
Sung-Joon Hwang
Tom Van Wingen
Veronica Chin
Wee Hong Wong
Wei Jin Eugene Bong
Weiyu Cao
Won Chan Park
Xinyu Ming
Xunlei Li
Yalim Yildirim
Yawei Chen
Yuhao Pan
Yundi Lin
Yung Leong Lee
Zachary Hwang

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Specific Eligibility Requirements*:
  • Must be a US Manufacturer
  • Yearly Energy Bills:
    • Greater than $100,000
    • Less than $2,500,000
  • Within 150 miles of an IAC

*For special cases, certain requirements may be waived.

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