David Denkenberger

Assistant Professor
Civil and Architectural Engineering

Dr. David Denkenberger received his B.S. from Penn State in Engineering Science, his M.S.E. from Princeton in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado at Boulder in the Building Systems Program. His dissertation was on his patented expanded microchannel heat exchanger. Prior to joining TSU, Dr. Denkenberger worked for four years in energy efficiency consulting at Ecova. He received the National Merit Scholarship, the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship; he is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate, Penn State distinguished alumnus, and a registered professional engineer. He has authored or co-authored over 75 publications, including two books with over 1000 citations: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=BGy0ZrMAAAAJ&hl=en. He has given over 70 external presentations. He has secured funding from Pacific Gas & Electric, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, New York State Energy Research Development Authority and others for research.

ENGR 3200 Introduction to Design
AREN 4220 Advanced Mechanical Systems for Buildings
MEEN 4200 Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning
AREN 4450 Energy Conservation in Buildings
CVEN 3120 Mechanics of Materials
ENGR 1151 Computer Engineering Graphics
ENGR 1020 Freshman Engineering Seminar
ENGR 4201 Fundamentals of Engineering Review
AREN 4430 Lighting/Power Systems

Research Interests:
heat exchangers
smart buildings
solar energy
wind energy

Curriculum Vita


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     Architectural Engineering
     Phone: 615-963-5419

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