Vijay Modi

Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University


After receiving his PhD from Cornell University in 1984, Professor Modi pursued Post-doctorate research at MIT 1984-1986. Modi has taught at Columbia since the mid-1980s. His expertise is in the fields of Energy sources and conversion, heat/mass transfer and fluid mechanics. His current areas of research interest are related to: energy infrastructure, CO2 sequestration, fuel cells, distributed sensing/control of flow and heat transfer. He has authored or co-authored numerous journal papers, and served as the principal or co-principal of a number of research grants from government and industry.

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