Personal details

Name
Professor Ted Steinberg
Position(s)
Professor
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical Engineering,
Energy and Process Engineering
Discipline *
Materials Engineering, Interdisciplinary Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Phone
+61 7 3138 5102
Fax
+61 7 3138 1469
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
ORCID iD
Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (New Mexico State University)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • American Society for Testing and Materials, Committee G4 (Research Committee Chairman)
  • Standards Australia
  • Fellow of Institution of Engineers Australia
  • European Low Gravity Research Association (ELGRA)
* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Main areas of research

Professor Ted Steinberg and his research team has defined six main research areas, which include

  • Oxygen systems
  • Solar thermal energy systems (concentrating solar thermal power generation-ASTRI)
  • Combustion and heat transfer
  • Materials compatibility
  • Microgravity science, technology and experimentation
  • Nanomaterials.

Funding

Professor Ted Steinberg has received over $ 375,000 in research funding since year 2000.

Selected list of awarded grants

  • Australian Solar Thermal Research Initiative

Awards and recognitions

  • 2016: ASTM Charles P. Dudley Medal for Publication
  • 2012: NASA Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of your dedication, commitment to excellence, and achievements in support of the Space Shuttle Program
  • 2011: American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) International, Professor of the Year
  • 2010: Queensland University of Technology’s Vice-Chancellor’s Performance Award
  • 2009: NASA Certificate of Recognition for Transformation of the International Space Station (ISS) to Six-Person Crew Capabilities
  • 2008: Queensland University of Technology’s Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence, Power Generation Skills Development Program
  • 2006: QUT, Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering, Special Research Award for broad contributions into many areas of faculty research programs
  • 1999: NASA certificate of recognition for Pioneering microgravity combustion tests of metals, and leading the effort to develop a model of heterogeneous combustion of metals in oxygen
  • 1996: The University of Queensland Commendation for Excellence in Teaching
  • 1994: The University of Queensland Physical Sciences and Engineering Group Teaching Award
  • 1992:Lockheed Corporation’s Robert E. Gross Award

Career history

  • 2007 – Present: Professor, School of Engineering Systems, QUT, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • 2007: Associate Professor, School of Engineering Systems, QUT, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • 2005 – 2007: Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering Systems, QUT, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • 1998 – Present: Certified Instructor, American Society For Testing And Materials, Fire Hazards in Oxygen Systems, Engineers and Scientists Training Course
  • 1993 – 2005: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • 1992 – 1993: Adjunct Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
  • 1987 – 1993: Principal Engineer, Lockheed-ESC, NASA Johnson Space Centre’s White Sands Test Facility, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
  • 1982 – 1989: Instructor, Mechanical Engineering Department, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
  • 1986: Scientist, Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
This information has been contributed by Professor Ted Steinberg.

Teaching

Teaching areas

  • Thermal sciences
  • Physics
  • Heat transfer
  • Experimental methods
  • Combustion
This information has been contributed by Professor Ted Steinberg.

Experience

Professional and community service roles

  • Editor, Journal of ASTM International.
This information has been contributed by Professor Ted Steinberg.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Australian Solar Thermal Research Initiative (ASTRI) - Node 4
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
Start year
2012
Keywords
Energy Efficiency; Solar Chemistry; Solar Thermal; Thermal Storage; Value To The Grid
Title
Experimental and theoretical study of the formation of nanomaterials under reduced gravity conditions
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP0666910
Start year
2006
Keywords
Nanomaterials; Sol gels; Reduced gravity; Material seperation
Title
Nano-structured Sol-gels Synthesised Under Microgravity Conditions
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LX0454404
Start year
2003
Keywords
Nanomaterials; Microgravity; Sol Gels; Silica; Reduced Gravity

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