Associate Professor - Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Dr. Thompson performs research ranging from internal combustion engine design, control, and emissions measurements to development of an rf plasma ignition system to antenna design. He currently oversees the Engine and Emission Research Laboratory at the National Research Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines, and Emissions. Dr. Thompson is active in the development of the in-use emission measurements from on and off-road heavy-duty vehicles and in the development of alternative fuels for heavy-duty vehicles.
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1995
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1991
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1989