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College of Engineering and Computing

Faculty and Staff

Joseph H. Gibbons

Title: Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Chemical Engineering
Order of the Palmetto
College of Engineering and Computing
Phone: 803-777-8978
Fax: 803-777-8265
Office: Swearingen Engineering Center
Room 2C32
301 Main Street
Columbia, SC  29208
Professor Joseph H. Gibbons


Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1961

M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 1958

B.S., University of South Carolina, 1956


Professor Gibbons’ main research interests are heat transfer and fluid dynamics. Previous work has been with small channel flow, two-phase transport, and issues related to nuclear fuel cycles.

Selected Publications

  • Baker, B. L., J. M. Biedenbach, D. A. Keating and J. H. Gibbons, "A Study and Evaluation of the Education and Training Needs for Reprocessing and Recycling Nuclear Fuels", SRO 0947, 1978.
  • Thorgerson, E. J., D. H. Knoebel and J. H. Gibbons, "A Model to Predict Convective Subcooled Critical Heat Flux", J. Heat Transfer96(C), 79, 1974.
  • Gibbons, J. H., F. P. Pike and J. S. Neill, "A Cooling Pond Design Technique for Large Power Plants", GVC/AIChE Joint Meeting, Munich, Germany, 1974.

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