About the Author
Adrienne Lavine is Professor and past Department Chair (2006 - 2011) in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of California, Los Angeles. She began her academic career there in 1984 as an Assistant Professor after obtaining her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.
Ted Bergman received his Ph.D. from Purdue University, and has been a faculty member at the University of Kansas (2012 - present), the University of Connecticut (1996 - 2012), and The University of Texas at Austin (1985 - 1996). He directed the Thermal Transport Processes Program at the U.S. National Science Foundation from 2008 to 2010. Early in his career, Dr. Bergman designed the cooling systems of large electric power generation stations.