Skip navigation

Bowen Lab Faculty

Bowen Director


Amit Varma
Karl H. Kettelhut Professor in Civil Engineering and Director of Bowen Laboratory
(765) 496-3419

Bowen Faculty

William Travis Horton

Professor of Civil Engineering with Courtesy Appointment in Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Office: HAMP HAMP G219 (Teaching) / HLAB 2030 (Research)
Campus Phone: +1 765 49-46098
Fax: +1 765 49-40395
Street Address
CIVIL
Specialty Research Areas
Architectural Engineering
Affiliations
Bowen Laboratory
Ray W. Herrick Laboratories
Degrees Earned
Utah State University, Logan, UT
August 1989 - August 1995
B.S. Mechanical Engineering

Utah State University, Logan, UT
August 1995 - March 1997
M.S. Mechanical Engineering
Thesis: A Lightweight, Semi-flexible, Composite Thermal Link
Thesis Advisor: J. Clair Batty

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
August 1996 - May 2002
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
Thesis: Modeling of Secondary Loop Refrigeration Systems in Supermarket Applications
Thesis Advisor: Eckhard A. Groll
Research Interests
Advanced thermal energy conversion systems, energy utilization in buildings, and the interactions between a building and its environment. Specifically include the development of advanced, highly integrated, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems; the role of renewable distributed power generation and combined heat and power (CHP) systems in residential and commercial buildings; and the integration of these technologies into high performance buildings
Is this Faculty Member on Sabbatical
No
Is this Faculty Member Emeritus?
No
Is This Person Eligible for Teaching Awards?
Yes
Flag Faculty as Courtesy, Joint, or Visiting
N/A
Yes
Role within a Committee
Member
No
Professional Engineer, P.E. Michigan License #6201052644
Universal Refrigerant Technician Certification, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Yes
Yes
No
No
No

Bowen Lab Staff

William Travis Horton

Professor of Civil Engineering with Courtesy Appointment in Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Office: HAMP HAMP G219 (Teaching) / HLAB 2030 (Research)
Campus Phone: +1 765 49-46098
Fax: +1 765 49-40395
Street Address
CIVIL
Specialty Research Areas
Architectural Engineering
Affiliations
Bowen Laboratory
Ray W. Herrick Laboratories
Degrees Earned
Utah State University, Logan, UT
August 1989 - August 1995
B.S. Mechanical Engineering

Utah State University, Logan, UT
August 1995 - March 1997
M.S. Mechanical Engineering
Thesis: A Lightweight, Semi-flexible, Composite Thermal Link
Thesis Advisor: J. Clair Batty

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
August 1996 - May 2002
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
Thesis: Modeling of Secondary Loop Refrigeration Systems in Supermarket Applications
Thesis Advisor: Eckhard A. Groll
Research Interests
Advanced thermal energy conversion systems, energy utilization in buildings, and the interactions between a building and its environment. Specifically include the development of advanced, highly integrated, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems; the role of renewable distributed power generation and combined heat and power (CHP) systems in residential and commercial buildings; and the integration of these technologies into high performance buildings
Is this Faculty Member on Sabbatical
No
Is this Faculty Member Emeritus?
No
Is This Person Eligible for Teaching Awards?
Yes
Flag Faculty as Courtesy, Joint, or Visiting
N/A
Yes
Role within a Committee
Member
No
Professional Engineer, P.E. Michigan License #6201052644
Universal Refrigerant Technician Certification, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Yes
Yes
No
No
No