Professor Kostic Is an Occasional Keynote/Plenary/Inspirational Speaker and Lecturer
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Arrangements for speaking, consulting, and/or expert-witness could be made directly by emailing Speaking-Consulting Enquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org or Prof.M.Kostic@gmail.com (preferred), or via Round Table Group Expert Consortium. Since Prof. Kostic has secured an "Early Retirement" from regular teaching (in Summer 2014), the Special Arrangements for longer, in-residence focused collaboration, lecturing and consulting could be arranged.
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YES! Thermodynamics, a science of energy, and the Mother of All Sciences will provide vision for the future energy solutions! Energy Pyramid *ThMechPhotons>PhStrings*
Professor Kostic has been delivering inspirational and motivational seminars and lectures in ENERGY Fundamentals and Future Challenges, as well as in the related Fluids/Thermal/Energy area, especially the Fundamental Laws of Nature and the Second Law of Thermodynamics, at international conferences and meetings, and at different educational and public institutions. Dr. Kostic is member of of the Round Table Group Expert Consortium and several professional associations and scientific advisory boards.
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Plenary Lecture: "Energy and Environmental Landscape: The Laws of Thermodynamics and Nature ," The 8th WSEAS International Conference on ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT (EE'13), Rhodes Island, Greece, July 16-19, 2013. In "Recent Advances in Energy and Environmental Management"-PDF. ISSN: 2227-4359, ISBN: 978-960-474-312-4, WSEAS Press, 2013.
Invited Lectures: Some Challenges in Thermoscience Research and Application Potentials (PPT), Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 17 June 2013; [Photos][PPT][Sched]
Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU), Xi'an, China, 24 June 2013; Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China, 26 June 2013. [Abstracts & PPTs-Photos]
Invited Seminar-IIReflections on Thermal Energy, Reversible and Caloric Processes, Exergy and Entransy (PPT), Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 18 June 2013. [Abstracts & PPTs-Photos]
Invited Seminar-IIIReflections on Thermo-Mechanical Energy Transfer, Photons, Phonons and Thermons-Thermomass (PPT), Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 19 June 2013. [Abstracts & PPTs-Photos]
Invited Seminar-IVReflections on Real (Thermodynamic) Entropy, Disorder and Statistical Information Entropy (PPT), Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 20 June 2013. [Abstracts & PPTs-Photos]
Kostic’s Research & Scholarly Interests and Activities: Fundamentals and Application of Energy, Presentation at NIU-Engineering College Meeting on January 8, 2013.
Special Issue Editor: "Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics," Entropy (ISSN 1099-4300; CODEN: ENTRFG), an international and interdisciplinary open access journal of entropy and information studies, Manuscript submission deadline: 20 December 2013. < http://goo.gl/YRVCq >
Keynote Lecture: Energy and Environment: Fundamentals, Challenges and Potentials, The 7th IASME/WSEAS International Conference on ENERGY and ENVIRONMENT (EE'12), Kos Island, Greece, July 14-17, 2012.(*) Recent Advances in Environmental & Geological Sciences, WSEAS Press 2012, ISBN 978-1-61804-110-4
Invited Seminar: "Critical Issues in Nanofluids: Research and Application Potentials," Royal Institute of Technology - KTH (hosted by Nanocharacterization Center-Functional Materials), Stockholm, Sweden, 21 May 2012. (*)
Invited Seminar"Dissecting The Second Law of Thermodynamics: It Could Be Challenged But Not Violated," Royal Institute of Technology - KTH (hosted by Department of Energy Technology), Stockholm, Sweden, 22 May 2012. (*)
Invited Lecture: “Nanofluids Research: Critical Issues and Application Potentials," Norwegian University of Science and Technology -NTNU (hosted by NTNU Nanomechanical Lab - Report*VN*ThE-OB), Trondheim, Norway, 16 May 2012. (*)
Invited Presentation: Prof. Kostic's Research & Scholarly Interests and Activities - Fundamentals and Application of Energy, NIU-CEET College Faculty Meeting, 10 January 2012.
Invited Lecture“Holistic Reasoning and Generalization of the Second Law of Energy Degradation and Entropy Generation," Department of Engineering Mechanics, School of Aerospace Engineering
Invited Lecture: Revisiting The Second Law of Energy Degradation and Entropy Generation: From Sadi Carnot’s Ingenious Reasoning to Holistic Generalization, (*) PPT Presentation>Abstract. The Second Law of Thermodynamics: Status and Challenges Symposium;(PDF...more): The 92nd Annual Meeting of the Pacific Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), University of San Diego, San Diego, CA, June 12-16, 2011. ISBN: 978-0-7354-0985-9; Citation: AIP Conf. Proc. 1411, 327 (2011); doi: 10.1063/1.3665247 (2ndLaw)
(1) The Second Law of Energy Degradation: Efficient and Sustainable Energy Use, and (2) Advanced Heat Transfer Nanofluids: Challenges and Opportunities, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia, 17 June 2010. Efficient and Sustainable Energy: Economy and Ecology Challenges, Uzice, Serbia, 2010
Energy Fundamentals and Sustainability, NIU-LLI Notable Lecture, at 11:30 am on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 in Holmes Student Center, Room 505; NIU's Lifelong Learning Institute (NIU-LLI), see NIU Events.
The Second Law of Energy Degradation, Including Biological and Intelligent Processes, Seminar/Lecture on September 4, 2009 at University of Illinois at Chicago – Bioengineering Department * Seminar Flier (PDF) * Handout*PPT * Kudos-P
Energy Is Everything - Literally: Fundamentals and Future Challenges (PDF Handout & Feedback),New Ideas in Science - Alternative Energy Conference, Northern Illinois University, March 16, 2009.(*)(PPT*U&*-*)
Plenary Lecture: Kostic, M., Uniqueness and Universality of Heat Transfer (Related Reference&PPT), HMT'08-The5th WSEAS International Conference on HEAT and MASS TRANSFER, Acapulco, Mexico, January 24-27, 2008. (P) (ME News*NIU Kudos) Acapulco*US* Hyatt.
Plenary Lecture: Kostic, M., World Energy and Future (Related Reference&PPT), EEESD'08-The 4th IASME/WSEAS International Conference on ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT, ECOSYSTEMS and SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, Algarve, Portugal, June 11-13, 2008.
Plenary Lecture: Kostic, M., Heat Transfer, Thermal Energy and Entropy - Demystified , HMT'09(*)-The 6th WSEAS International Conference on HEAT and MASS TRANSFER, Ningbo, China, January 10-12, 2009.
Plenary Lecture: Kostic, M., The CFD Simulation of Flooding Flows and Scouring Around Bridge Structures for Improved Design and Stability, FLUIDS'09(*)-The 6th WSEAS International Conference on FLUID MECHANICS, Ningbo, China, January 10-12, 2009.
Nanofluids Research-Critical Issues and Application Potential, University of Hawaii at Manoa, ME Seminar, 9/18/2006.
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Encyclopedia/Handbook/Book Invited Reference Publications:
Kostic, M., Energy: Physics, in Encyclopedia of Environmental Management DOI: 10.1081/E-EEM-120046144, p. 808-823, Taylo
Kostic, M., Energy: Global and Historical Background (Abstract), In Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology (B. L. Capehart, Editor), ISBN: 978-0849336539, Taylor & Francis/CRC Press, 2007. [Amazon][GoogleBooks]
["However, regardless of imminent shortages of fossil fuels the outlook for future energy needs is encouraging. There are many diverse and abundant energy sources with promising future potentials, so that mankind should be able to enhance its activities, standard and quality of living, by diversifying energy sources, and by improving energy conversion and utilization efficiencies, while at the same time increasing safety and reducing environmental pollution."] (*) google_books
Kostic, M., Physics of Energy (Abstract), In Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology (B. L. Capehart, Editor), ISBN: 978-0849336539, Taylor & Francis/CRC Press, 2007. [Amazon] * Energy: Physics (c) 2012 Enc.Env.Mgmt.
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Kostic, M. and L. G. Reifschneider, "Extrusion Die Design*" In Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing (S. Lee, Editor); (c) 2005 by Dekker, ISBN: 0-8247-5563-4 (Hardcover 5 Volume Set, 3640 pages); (c) 2006 by Taylor & Francis, ISBN: 0-8247-5499-9 (electronic, Abstract).
LeBlanc, G., Secco, R.A., and Kostic, M. "Viscosity" a chapter in "The Measurement, Instrumentation and Sensors Handbook" (J.G. Webster, Editor-in-Chief), ISBN: 0-8493-8347-1, CRC Press, 1999.
J.P. Hartnett and M. Kostic, Heat Transfer to Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids in Rectangular Ducts. In Advances in Heat Transfer, Vol. 19, p.247-356, Academic Press, 1989. NOTE: This is a 110 page chapter in the prestigious Academic Press' hard-cover series (periodicals), where the latest state-of-the-art of research and knowledge in different fields are presented. IECHAR10-PDF-HndOuts*AeT**IHTC-15>A>Kyoto*IMECE14>A
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