The 19th IASTED International Conference on
Modelling and Simulation
MS 2008

May 26 – 28, 2008
Quebec City, Canada


Modelling Indoor Air Pollution: From Analytical to 3-D CFD Techniques

Dr. Darrell W. Pepper
University of Nevada, USA







Target Audience


Background Knowledge Expected of the Participants


Biography of the Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker Portrait

Dr. Pepper is Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of the Nevada Center for Advanced Computational Methods at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He previously served as Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering from 1196-2002 and as Interim Dean of the College of Engineering from 2002-2004. In 2004, he was appointed an ASME Congressional Fellow and served as a senior legislative fellow for science and engineering issues in the office of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA). He has been actively involved in the generation, development, and use of multi-dimensional algorithms for environmental transport, heat transfer and CFD applications for many years, and has developed models under grants from NASA, NRC, EPA, NREL, NSF, DOD, and DOE. His previous work experiences at the Savannah River Site (E. I. Du Pont de Nemours), the Marquardt Company, and Advanced Projects Research, Inc., which he co-founded in 1987, have resulted in over 250 technical publications. Dr. Pepper is the author/co-author of three textbooks on the finite element method, co-editor of three books on environmental modeling and advanced numerical methods, and directed the AIAA Home Study Courses and short courses on finite elements for ASME for many years. He is a fellow of ASME, an Associate Fellow of AIAA, a Fellow of the Wessex Institute of Technology, an Examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, a member of the ASME Board of Government Relations, and a member of the national ABET Committee on Engineering Accreditation. He also sits on the boards of six companies, and is Secretary of the Board of the National Center for Energy Management and Building Technology. He has been conducting modeling research for wind energy simulation and assessment for many years.