Skip to main content

Engineering, Architecture and Technology

Open Main MenuClose Main Menu


Daniel Fisher

Daniel Fisher


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995

M.S., Mechanical Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989

B.S., Mechanical Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983

B.A., International Business
Carthage College, 1981

Awards and Recognition

  • IBPSA Fellow, 2013
  • ASHRAE Fellow, 2010
  • Regents Distinguished Teaching Award, 2009
  • Halliburton Outstanding Teaching Award, 2007
  • SAE Ralph J. Teetor Educational Award, 2004
  • R&D 100 Award, 2003
  • Pi Tau Sigma Outstanding Faculty Award, 2002

Campus Involvement

  • ASHRAE Student Branch Advisor: 2000 - present

Courses Taught

  • ENGR 1111 Intro to Engineering
  • MAE 3223 Thermodynamics II
  • MAE 3233 Heat Transfer
  • MAE 4713 Thermal Systems Design, Simulation and Optimization
  • MAE 4703 Design Indoor Environmental Systems
  • MAE 4263 Vapor Power Systems (Energy Conversion Systems)
  • MAE 4344 Design Projects
  • MAE 5863 Building Heat Transfer and Simulation
  • MAE 5873 Advanced Indoor Environmental Systems


Recent Publications

  • Moallem, E., Cremaschi L., Fisher D.E and T. Hong. (2017) Effects of frost growth on louvered folded fins of microchannel heat exchangers on the time-dependent air side convective heat transfer coefficient. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 88, 326-335.
  • Gall, John, Daniel E. Fisher, Gabrielle Corti, Stefano Marelli, Lorenzo Cremaschi. 2015. Modeling of R-410A variable capacity compressor with Modelica and experimental validation, International Journal of Refrigeration, v 58, p 90-109
  • Xiong, Zeyu., D.E. Fisher, J.D. Spitler 2015. Development and Validation of a Slinky Ground Heat Exchanger Model. Applied Energy141, 57-69
  • Lee, Edwin S., D.E. Fisher, J.D. Spitler 2013. Efficient Horizontal Ground Heat Exchanger Simulation with Zone Heat Balance Integration. HVAC&R Research 19:3, 307-323
  • Moallem Ehsan, T. Hong, L. Cremaschi, D.E. Fisher. 2013. Experimental Investigation of Adverse Effect of Frost Formation on Microchannel Evaporators, Part 1: Effect of fin Geometry and Environmental Effects. International Journal of Refrigeration 36:1762-1775
Back To Top