Dr. Francine Battaglia, Ph.D
Professor and Director, Advanced Simulations for Computing ENergy Transport (ASCENT) Laboratory
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
339 Jarvis Hall
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-1470

Prof. Battaglia began her career at the University at Buffalo after working 10 years at Virginia Tech and 8 years at Iowa State University.  Prior to her career in academia, she received a National Research Council postdoctoral fellowship to work at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in the Building and Fire Research Laboratory. Her research endeavors include using computational fluid dynamics and developing computational models to explore issues related to the thermal sciences.  Current research interests include building energy, multiphase flows, reacting flows, fire and combustion.