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Arthur Ruggles

Arthur E. Ruggles



Reactor thermalhydraulics, liquid metal flow and heat transfer, cavitation and fluid transients, accelerator target design, and microchannel flow.


PhD, Mechanical Engineering, RPI, Troy NY, May 1987

Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington KY, December 1980

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA, June 1977

Awards and Recognitions

ASME Fellow

College of Engineering Fellow, 2009

ASME Fellow review board, past, and ASME V&V 30 (Multiphysics Reactor Safety Codes) Code Committee, Current


Huhu Wang, Saya Lee, Yassin A. Hassan, Arthur E. Ruggles. “Laser-Doppler measurements of the turbulent mixing of two rectangular water jets impinging on a stationary pool.” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 92, 206-227 Online publication date: 1-Jan-2016.

Clark, E., Griffard, C., Ramirez, E., and Ruggles, A. E., “Experiment Attributes to establish tube with twisted tape insert performance cooling plasma facing components.”  Fusion Engineering and Design, 2015.

Cody Wiggins, Roque Santos, Arthur Ruggles, “A novel clustering approach to positron emission particle tracking,” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 811, 18-24, 2016.

Seth Langford, Cody Wiggins, Daniel Tenpenny, Arthur Ruggles, “Positron emission particle tracking (PEPT) for fluid flow measurements,” Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol 302, Part B, pp. 81-89, 2016.

Arthur Ruggles

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