Dr. Alexander De Rosa

TEACHING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Building: Carnegie 211
Phone: 201-216-8052
Email: Alexander.DeRosa@stevens.edu
Website
Education
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2015
    • Dissertation: The Effect of Confinement on Lean-Premixed, Swirl-Stabilized Flame Response
  • M.Eng., Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London, 2010
Research
  • Engineering Education: Knowledge Transfer & Deep Learning, Active Learning, Spatial-Visuliazation Skills
  • Combustion: Gas Turbines, Combustion Instability, Fundamental Studies, Fuel Characterization
  • Experimental Techniques
Professional Service
  • Reviewer: ASME IGTI, Physics Letters A, Applied Energy
  • SAE Club Advisor
Honors & Awards
  • Best Paper: "Implementation and First-Year Results of an Engineering Spatial Skills Enhancement Program" 2018 Fall ASEE Mid-Atlantic Section Meeting
  • 2018 Harvey N. Davis Distinguished Teaching Assistant Professor
  • The Pennsylvania State University Graduate Teaching Fellow 2013-2015
    • The Pennsylvania State University Graduate Teaching Certification
    • The Pennsylvania State University Teaching with Technology Certification
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers Scholarship 2006-2010
Professional Societies
  • Member: ASEE, ASME, SAE
Selected Publications
Conference Proceedings
  1. De Rosa, A.J., & Fontaine, M. (Oct 2018). "Implementation and First-Year Results of an Engineering Spatial Skills Enhancement Program", Proceedings of the ASEE 2018 Fall Mid-Atlantic Section Meeting, Brooklyn Technical High School, NY. #25118.
  2. De Rosa, A.J., Peluso, S., Quay, B.D. & Santavicca, D.A.. (Jun 2017). "Lean-Premixed, Swirl-Stabilized Flame Response: Flame Structure and Response as a Function of Confinement", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Charlotte, NC.
  3. De Rosa, A.J., Peluso, S., Quay, B.D. & Santavicca, D.A. (Jun 2015). "The Effect of Confinement on the Structure and Dynamic Response of Lean-Premixed, Swirl-Stabilized Flames", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Montreal, Canada. #GT2015 42529.
  4. De Rosa, A.J., Samarasinghe, J., Peluso, S., Quay, B.D. & Santavicca, D.A.. (Jun 2015). "Flame Area Fluctuation Measurements in Velocity-Forced Premixed Gas Turbine Flames", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Montreal, Canada. #GT2015 42529.
  5. Samarasinghe, J., Peluso, S., Szedlmayer, M., De Rosa, A.J., Quay, B.D. & Santavicca, D.A.. (Jun 2013). "3-D Chemiluminescence Imaging of Unforced and Forced Swirl-Stabilized Flames in a Lean Premixed Multi-Nozzle Can Combustor", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo, San Antonio, Texas. #GT2013-95710.
  6. Szedlmayer, M., Quay, B.D., Samarasinghe, J., De Rosa, A.J., Lee, J.G. & Santavicca, D.A.. (Jun 2011). "Forced Flame Response of a Lean Premixed Multi-Nozzle Can Combustor", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo, Vancouver, Canada. #GT2011-46080.
  7. Garrity, D.J., De Rosa, A.J., Bradley, D.A., Jarman, S.E., Jenneson, P.M. & Vincent, S.M. (Sep 2009). "ISRP-11: Development of a Prototype Pipework Scanning System based upon Energy Dispersive X-ray Diffraction In: Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research", Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Radiation Physics, Victoria, Australia. ISRP-11, 20-25.
Journals
  1. De Rosa, A.J., Peluso, S., Quay, B.D. & Santavicca, D.A.. (2018). "Lean-Premixed, Swirl-Stabilized Flame Response: Flame Structure and Response as a Function of Confinement", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 140 (3), 031504.
  2. De Rosa, A.J., Samarasinghe, J., Peluso, S., Quay, B.D. & Santavicca, D.A.. "Flame Area Fluctuation Measurements in Velocity-Forced Premixed Gas Turbine Flames (2015)", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, (GTP-15-1236). 138(4).
  3. De Rosa, A.J., Peluso, S., Quay, B.D. & Santavicca, D.A.. (2015). "The Effect of Confinement on the Structure and Dynamic Response of Lean-Premixed, Swirl-Stabilized Flames", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, (GTP-15-1235). 138(6).
  4. Samarasinghe, J., Peluso, S., Szedlmayer, M., De Rosa, A.J., Quay, B.D. & Santavicca, D.A.. (2013). "3-D Chemiluminescence Imaging of Unforced and Forced Swirl-Stabilized Flames in a Lean Premixed Multi Nozzle Can Combustor", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, (GTP-13-1194). 135(10).
Courses
  • ME 322 Engineering Design VI
  • ME 354 Heat Transfer
  • ME 515 Automotive Engineering
  • E 120 Engineering Graphics
  • E 234 Thermodynamics
  • ME 470 Mechanical Engineering Systems Laboratory