Jay Gore

Jay Gore (By Courtesy)

Reilly University Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering


Ph.D., Penn State, 1986
M.S., Penn State, 1982
B.E., University of Poona, 1978


Office: Chaffee Hall, Maurice J. Zucrow Laboratories (Mechanical Engineering)
Office Phone: (765) 494-0061


  • Combustion, Turbulent reacting flows and pollutant reduction
  • Radiation Heat Transfer
  • Biomedical heat transfer and fluid flows

Awards and Major Appointments

• College of Engineering Penn State University, External Advisory Committee, 2015-2018.
• Purdue Innovator Hall of Fame, Purdue Research Park, Purdue Research Foundation, 2014.
• Discovery in Mechanical Engineering Award, School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue, 2014.
• Café X on Global Energy Grand Challenge, College of Engineering, McMaster University, 2014.
• Celebration of Faculty Careers, Purdue College of Engineering, 2014.
• International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering Chief Guest, Valedictory Function, 29th to 31st May 2013, Pune, India.
• Materials Research Society Nano-materials Synthesis Invited Panelist Award 2013, for a presentation entitled “Flame Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes,” 11/28/12, Boston, MA.
• Outstanding Team Award 2012, Purdue College of Engineering for the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) team work, Founded by Gore in 2002.
• Jefferson Science and Technology Fellow, Office of Special Representative for Global Inter Governmental Affairs, U. S. State Department, 2010-11.
• Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), 2009.
• 2007 Global Employer of the Year Award (IAESTE) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) program.
• Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME), 2006.
• Academic Leadership Program Fellow, Council on Institutional Cooperation, 2005.
• Reilly University Chair Professor, Purdue University, 2000.
• U. S. Department of Energy Advanced Gas Turbine Faculty Fellowship, 1998.
• Japanese Ministry of Education Faculty Fellowship, 1998.
• The Presidential Young Investigator Award 1991.
• Best Paper in the 1987 Archival Heat-Transfer Literature Award, A. S. M. E.
• First rank among 120 students at B.E. examination and Gold Medal, Poona University.
• Wanson Thermax Inc. Prize for best senior home paper in heat transfer, Poona University, 1978.