Patrick H. Oosthuizen is a professor of mechanical engineering at Queen s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He received BSc(Eng), MSc(Eng), and PhD degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and an MASc degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada. He joined Queen s University after teaching for several years at the University of Cape Town. His research is in the areas of heat transfer, fluid mechanics, and energy systems. He has authored more than 600 technical publications in journals and conference proceedings, and has received a number of teaching and research awards.
William E. Carscallen was a principal research officer and manager of research and technology in the Gas Turbine Laboratory of the Institute for Aerospace Research, National Research Council of Canada (NRC) for many years. He has an honors diploma from the von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics and received his PhD degree from Queen s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He is a recipient of an NRC President s Fund Award. Dr. Carscallen taught for a number of years as a sessional lecturer at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and is the author of numerous publications in journals and conference proceedings.