Jim B. W. Kok
Jim B. W. Kok received his M.S. degree in mechanical engineering in 1985 and his Ph.D. degree in applied physics in 1989 from the University of Twente in Enschede, Netherlands. He is an Associate Professor at the Mechanical Engineering Department of this university since 1998. In 1996-1997 he spent a year as Visiting Associate Professor at the Sibley School of Engineering at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, USA. His research covers the fields of turbulent combustion, heat transfer, thermoacoustics, and thermodynamics. Both numerical and experimental methods are used. Specific applications studied are gas turbine power generation and generation of hydrogen on basis of hydrocarbon gas and oil reforming.
Biography Updated on 3 April 2015