Walter Bryzik

Walter Bryzik

Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering

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Walter Bryzik

Biography

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PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
(YEARS OF SERVICE AT WAYNE STATE: 34)

  • DeVlieg Chairman and Professor, Mechanical Engineering, 2008-Present
  • Adjunct Professor and Graduate Faculty Member, Mechanical Engr. WSU, 1978-2008
  • Chief Scientist, US Army Tank-automotive and Armament Command (TACOM), 1991- 2008
  • Chief Propulsion Research, TACOM, 1986-1991
  • Chief Diesel Engine Research, TACOM, 1984-1986
  • Principal Research Engineer, TACOM, 1968-1984
  • Research Engineer, Ford Motor Company, 1965-1968

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP

  • Society of Automotive Engineers Fellow Grade
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Combustion Institute
  • State of Michigan Academy for Green Mobility (Governing Board Member)
  • Senior Executive Association (SEA) member National Board of Directors

PROFESSIONAL CONSULTING ACTIVITIES

Over entire career in Government, industry, and academia, extensive professional consultation performed including public presentations within expert disciplines, testimony before public bodies (including Congress), and consulting to public agencies, professional associations, and private industry. In all cases, all consulting categories occurred as a result of unsolicited requests based on unique expertise knowledge and standing of position in Government, industry, and/or academia.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Awarded the Department of Defense (DoD) Distinguished Service Award (2008- highest ranking DoD-lifetime scientific research award)-presented at Pentagon, Wash DC, by Secretary of Defense.
  • Awarded US Senate Proclamation Award(2008)-Dr. Bryziks scientific achievements recorded into the Congressional Record by Chairman of the Senate Armed Service Committee (Senator Carl Levin), and personal honor flag flown over the Congressional Capital to commemorate Dr. Bryziks receipt of this Senate Proclamation Award
  • Competitively selected for the United States Governments Distinguished Presidential Rank Award, the Nations highest award for science and technology-given personally to Dr. Bryzik at the White House Rose Garden by President George Bush (June 2004), with award including an honorarium of $50,000, and personal citing of Dr. Bryzik by President Bush for pioneering advanced military ground vehicle scientific research contributions.
  • Socius Collegi Award (2003), Wayne State University- Universitys award citing pioneering service and scientific achievement
  • Chairman (competitively selected by Secretary of Defense) - DoD Reliance, Science and Technology Panel (2000)
  • Winner of best overall paper awards 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, and 2004 National US Army Science Conferences
  • Winner of multiple SAE Arch T. Colwell Awards for outstanding paper presentations
  • Received numerous additional awards from industry, Government, and academia.

PATENTS AWARDED

  • Thin Ceramic Coatings for Engines, 10 May 1989, with Roy Kamo, No.4,852,542
  • Composite Sliding Surfaces for Sliding Members, 20 November 2006, with L. Kamo, No. 11,241,950.

INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE (LAST 5 YEARS)

Extensive Department, College and University Committee memberships and leadership positions.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE (LAST 5 YEARS)

Extensive committee membership and leadership positions within professional organizations such as: Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), Senior Executive Association (SEA)- National Board of Directors, State of Michigan Academy of Green Mobility, University of Michigan Mechanical Engineering External Advisory Board (EAB).

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES (LAST 5 YEARS)

Extensive professional development at both internal University and external community levels.

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Detroit, 1976
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Detroit, 1968
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Detroit, 1968
M.A. (Management and Supervision), Central Michigan,1978

Research Interests

  • Advanced engine technology
  • Combustion and emissions
  • Propulsion/mobility phenomena
  • Ground vehicle technology

Publications

PRINCIPAL PUBLICATIONS (LAST 5 YEARS)

C. Jayakumar, J.Nargunde, A. Sinha, N. Henein, W. Bryzik, E.Sattler, Effect of Swirl and Injection Pressure on Performance and Emissions of JP-8 Fueled High-Speed Single-Cylinder Diesel Engine, Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Transactions, Volume 134, No.2(022802,pp. 1-9), 2012.

N. Henein, W. Bryzik, T.Badawy, A. Abdel-Rehim, Effect of Design and Operation Parameters on the Ion Current in a Single-Cylinder Engine, International Journal of Engine Research, IJER Paper US/RR 155-JER 624,2011.

W. Bryzik, J.A. Parmentola, A.M. Rajendran , Transformational Science and Technology for the Current and Future Force, World Scientific Publishing Ltd., Vol. 42, ISBN 981-270-201-6, Copyright 2007 (576 pages-hardcover).

During entire career, published an additional 11 book contributions, 115 refereed journal articles, and 85 refereed conference proceedings articles.

SELECT ADDITIONAL PUBLICATIONS

K. Natti, A. Bhattacharyya, A. Kastury, N. Henein, W. Bryzik, An Analysis of Regulated and
Unregulated Emissions in an HSDI Diesel Engine under the LTC Regime, Society of
Automotive Engineers, Paper No. 2007-01-0905, April 2007.

L. Zhong, N. Henein, W. Bryzik, Simulation-Based Cold-Start Control Strategy for a Diesel
Engine with Common Rail Fuel System at Different Ambient Temperatures, Society of
Automotive Engineers, Paper No. 2007-01-0933, April 2007, also in SAE Special Publication
(SP-2092).

L. Zhong, S. Gruenwald, N. Henein, W. Bryzik, Lower Temperature Limits for Cold Starting of
Diesel Engine with a Common Rail Fuel Injection System, Society of Automotive Engineers,
Paper No. 2007-01-0934, April 2007, also in SAE Special Publication (SP-2092).

L. Kamo, P. Saad, D. Saad, W. Bryzik, M. Mekari, Diesel Engine Cylinder Bore Coating for
Extreme Operating Conditions, Society of Automotive Engineers, Paper No. 2007-01-1439,
April 2007, also in SAE Special Publication (SP-2073).

P. Saad, L. Kamo, M. Mekari, W. Bryzik, V. Wong, N. Dmitrichenko, R. Mnatsakanov,
Modeling and Measurement of Tribological Parameters between Piston Rings and Liner in
Turbocharged Diesel Engine, Society of Automotive Engineers, Paper No. 2007-01-1440,
April 2007, also in SAE Special Publication (SP-2073).

D. Saad, P. Saad, L. Kamo, M. Mekari, W. Bryzik, E. Schwarz, J. Tasdemir, Thermal Barrier
Coatings for High Output Turbocharged Diesel Engine, Society of Automotive Engineers,
Paper No. 2007-01-1442, April 2007, also in SAE Special Publication (SP-2073).

D. Jiang, Y. Liu, C. Qi, Z. Ma, B. Raju, W. Bryzik, Innovative Composite Structure Design
for Blast Protection, Society of Automotive Engineers, Paper No. 2007-01-0483, April 2007,
also in SAE Special Publication (SP-2110).

D. Taraza, N. Henein, R. Ceausu, W. Bryzik, Engine Friction Model for Transient Operation
of Turbocharged, Common Rail Diesel Engines, Society of Automotive Engineers, Paper
No. 2007-01-1460, April 2007, also in SAE Special Publication (SP-2079).

H. Cho, D. Jung, Z. Filipi, D. Assanis, J. Vanderslice, W. Bryzik, Application of
Controllable Electric Coolant Pump for Fuel Economy and Cooling Performance
Improvement, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Journal of Engineering for Gas
Turbines and Power, January 2007, Vol. 129, pp239-244.

L. Zhong, S. Gruenwald, N. Henein, W. Bryzik, Lower Temperature Limits for Cold
Starting of Diesel Engine with a Common Rail Fuel Injection System, Society of
Automotive Engineers, Paper No. 07PFL-593, 2006.

L. Zhong, N. Henein, W. Bryzik, Simulation-Based Cold-Start Control Strategy for a Diesel
Engine with Common Rail Fuel System at Different Ambient Temperatures, Society of
Automotive Engineers, Paper No. 07PFL-595, 2006.

N.A. Henein, A. Bhattacharyya, J. Scipper, A. Kasbury, W. Bryzik, Effect of Injection
Pressure and Swirl Motion on Diesel Engine-out Emissions in Conventional and Advanced
Combustion Regimes, SAE Paper No. 2006-01-0076, April 2006, and also published in
SAE Special Publication SP-2012, April 2006.

N.A. Herein, I.P. Singh, W. Bryzik, OPERAS in Advanced Diesel Engines for Commercial
and Military Applications, SAE Paper No. 2006-01-0927, April 2006, and also published in
SAE Special Publication SP-2040, April 2006, selected for SAE Transactions 2006, Journal
of Commercial Vehicles.

G.A. Kfoury, N.G. Chalhoub, N.A. Henein, W. Bryzik, Enhancement of the Accurary
of the (P-W) Method through the Implementation of a Nonlinear Robust Observer, Journal
of Sound and Vibration, 291 (2006) 1080-1103, Elsevier Press.

P. Schihl, L. Hoogterp, H. Pangilinan, W. Bryzik, E. Schwarz, Modeling JP-8 Fuel Effects
on Diesel Combustion Systems, 25th Army Science Conference, Orlando, Florida (2006).
(Best Conference Paper Award).

P. Schihl, J. Tasdemir, W. Bryzik, Determination of Laminar Flame Speed Premixed
Combustion Model, 24th Army Science Conference, Orlando, FL, December 2004 (Won
Session Best Paper Award), also published in Word Scientific, 2006 (Best Papers of 24th
Army Science Conference).

P. Saad, L. Kamo, M. Mekari, W. Bryzik, Ceramic Coated Piston Rings for Internal
Combustion Engines, ASME Paper WTC 2005-64343, World Tribology Congress III-2005,
Washington, DC, 2005.

P. Saad, L. Kamo, M. Mekari, W. Bryzik, Development of High-Temperature Tribological
Lubricants for Low Heat Rejection, High-Temperature Operation Diesel Engines, ASME
Reference WTC 2005-64342, World Tribology Congress III-2005, Washington, DC, 2005.

M. Giorotra, N.A. Henein, L. Zhong, W. Bryzik, Split Injection Strategy for Prompt Cold
Starting and Low White Smoke Emissions, ASME Paper ICE 2005-1100, presented at
ASME ICE 2005 Spring Technical Conference, Chicago, Illinois, April 5-7 (2005).

N.A. Henein, I. Singh, L. Zhong, J. Singh, Y. Poonawala, W. Bryzik, A Phenomenological
Model for Combustion and Emissions in Small Bore, High Speed, Direct Injection Diesel
Engine, ASME Paper ICES 2005-1024, presented at ASME ICE 2005 Spring Technical
Conference, Chicago, Illinois, April 2005.

R. Ceausu, D. Taraza, N.A. Henein, W. Bryzik, A Generic Transient Model of a
Turbocharged, Multi-Cylinder, Common-Rail Diesel Engine, ASME Paper ICES
2005-1021, Proceedings of ICES ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division 2005 Spring
Technical Conference, April 2005, Chicago, Illinois.

D. Taraza, N. Henein, M. Gade, W. Bryzik, Cylinder Pressure Reconstruction from
Crankshaft Speed Measurement in a Four-Stroke Single Cylinder Diesel Engine, Paper
ICES-2005-1023, Proceedings of ICES 2005, ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division
2005 Spring Technical Conference April 2005, Chicago, Illinois.

L. Zhong, N.A. Henein, W. Bryzik, Effect of Smoothing of Pressure Trace on the
Interpretation of Experimental Data for Combustion in Diesel Engines, SAE Paper
2005-01-0931, SP-1826, SAE Transactions, Journal of Engines (2005).

I. Singh, L. Zhong, M. Lai, N.A. Henein, W. Bryzik, SAE Paper 2003-01-0704, Effect of
Nozzle Hole Geometry on a HSDI Diesel Engine-Out Emissions, SAE Paper
2003-01-0704, SP-1739, SAE Transactions, Journal of Engines, pp957 (2004).

H. Cho, D. Jung, Z. Filipi, D. Assanis, J. Vanderslice, W. Bryzik, Application of
Controllable Electric Coolant Pump for Fuel Economy and Cooling Performance
Improvement, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress, November 2004,
Anaheim, California, 2004, IMECE 2006-61056.

N.A. Henein, W. Bryzik, I.P. Singh, L. Zhong, M-C. Lai, New Integrated O.P.E.R.A.S.
Strategies for Low Emissions in HSDI, Diesel Engines, Society of Automotive Engineers
(SAE) Paper No. 2003-01-0261, March 2003, SP-1738 (2003).

H. Liu, N.A. Henein, W. Bryzik, Simulation of Diesel Engines Cold-Start, SAE Paper No.
2003-01-0080, March 2003, SP-1737, SAE Transactions, Journal of Engines,
pp253-266 (2004).

L. Kamo, W. Bryzik, M. Mekari, Development of High Temperature Diesel Engine Piston
Ring and Cylinder Liner Tribology, SAE Paper No. 2003-01-1104, March 2003.

I. Singh, W. Bryzik, L. Zhong, M-C. Lai, N.A. Henein, Effect of Nozzle Hole Geometry on
a HSDI Diesel Engine-Out Emissions, SAE Paper No. 2003-01-0704, March 2003.

L. Zhong, W. Bryzik, I.P. Singh, J. Han, M-C. Lai, N.A. Henein, Effect of Cycle-to-Cycle
Variation in the Injection Pressure in a Common Rail Diesel Injection System on Engine
Performance, SAE Paper No. 2003-01-0699, March 2003.

M. Teodorescu, P. Taraza, N. Henein, W. Bryzik, Simplified Elasto-Hydrodynamic Friction
Model of the Cam-Tappett Contact, SAE Paper No. 2003-01-0985, March 2003, SAE
Transactions, Journal of Engines, pp1271-1282 (2003).

M-C. Lai, N.A. Henein, W. Bryzik, Lessons Learned from Direct Visualization of High-
Pressure Spray and Combustion, International Conference on Energy and Environment,
Cairo, Egypt, January 2003.

B. Nitu, N.A. Henein, I.P. Singh, L. Zhong, L. Badreshany, W. Bryzik, Effect of EGR on
Autoignition, Combustion, Regulated Emissions and Aldehydes in DI Diesel Engines, SAE
Paper No. 2002-01-1153, SP-1698, pp.193-208, SAE Transactions, Journal of Engines,
pp2028-2036 (2003).

D. Taraza, M. Teodorescu, N.A. Henein, W. Bryzik, Two Dimensional Effects in the Lubrication
of the Cam-Tappet Contact, ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division, ICE-
Vol. 40, pp381-389 (2003).

P. Schihl, J. Tasdemir, W. Bryzik, and E. Schwarz, Simulating the Heat Release Event in
Military Diesel Engine, 23rd Army Science Conference, Orlando, Florida, December 2002
(Won Session to existing Best Paper Award).

P. Schihl, J. Tasdemir, E. Schwarz, W. Bryzik, Development of a Zero-Dimensional Heat
Release Model for Application to Small Bore Engines, SAE Paper No. 2002-01-0073,
March 2002.

D. Taraza, N. Henein, M. Teodorescu, W. Bryzik, Experimental Analysis of Dynamics and
Friction in Valve Train Systems, SAE Paper No. 2002-01-0484, March 2002, SAE
Transactions, Journal of Engines, pp1027-1037.

T.C. Wang, J-S. Han, M-C. Lai, N.A. Henein, W. Bryzik, Parametric Characterization of
High-Pressure Diesel Fuel Injection Systems, ASME Journal in Gas Turbine and Power,
Vol. 123 (2002).

D. Taraza, N.A. Henein, W. Bryzik, The Frequency Analysis of the Crankshafts Speed
Variation: A Reliable Tool for Diesel Engine Diagnosis, ASME Transactions, Journal for
Gas Turbines and Power, Vol. 123, No. 2, pp428-432 (2002).

P.H. Lu, J.S. Han, M.C. Lai, N.A. Henein, W. Bryzik, Combustion Visualization of DI
Diesel Spray Combustion Inside a Small-Bore Cylinder Engine under Different EGR and
Swirl Ratios, SAE 2001-01-2005, SP1630, SAE Transactions, Vol. 110, Journal of Fuels
and Lubricants, Section 4, pp1414-1434 (2002).

Z. Ma, N.A. Henein, W. Bryzik, J. Glidewell, Cylinder-Liner Surface Analysis During SI
Engine Break-In, Journal of Tribology Vol. 45, No. 3, 2002, pp397-403 (2002).