Klaus Brun

Southwest Research Institute, USA


Klaus Brun manages the Machinery Section at Southwest Research Institute. His experience includes positions in engineering, project management, and management at Solar Turbines, General Electric, and Alstom. He holds three patents (4 patents pending), authored over 120 papers, and published two textbooks on turbomachinery. Dr. Brun won an R&D 100 award in 2007 for his Semi-Active Valve invention and ASME Oil & Gas Committee Best Paper awards in 1998, 2000, 2005, 2009, and 2010. He was chosen to the "40 under 40" by the San Antonio Business Journal. He is a past Member of the ASME-IGTI Board of Directors and the Past Chairman of the ASME Oil & Gas Applications Committee. He is also a Member of the API 616 and 691 Task Forces, the Gas Turbine Users Symposium Advisory Committee, the Fan Conference Advisory Committee, and the Latin American Turbomachinery Conference Advisory Committee. Dr. Brun is the past Editor of Global Gas Turbine News, Executive Correspondent of Turbomachinery International Magazine, and an Associate Editor of the ASME Journal of Gas Turbines for Power.

Biography Updated on 23 June 2013

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