Research and Teaching assistance

Contact Information:
Scott Campus (Omaha)

Ph.D. - AREN

Expected Graduation Date:
Summer 2025

Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics

David Yuill

About Me:

Professional experience:

  • Research assistant, University of Nebraska - Linoln (UNL), June 2023 - now.
  • Teaching assistant, University of Nebraska - Linoln (UNL), January 2022 - June 2023.
  • Energy analyst, Nebraska Industrial Assessment Center (NIAC), Summer 2022.
  • Project manager and co-PI, Mashhad Municipality, March 2020 - March 2021.
  • Co-PI, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (FUM), September 2017 - July 2018
  • Junior Mechanical Engineer, Betonsaz Mashhad (general counstruction contractor company), Summer 2017

Academic Career:

  • PhD, Architectural Engineering, University of Nebraska - Linoln (UNL). (In progress)
  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashad (FUM). Thesis: Taguchi optimization of heat exchanger tube equipped with sinusoidal inserts with alternating axis.
  • B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashad (FUM).

Areas of Research and Professional Interest:

  • Energy efficiency and energy auditting in commercial and industrial facilities
  • Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) of HVAC systems
  • Heat exchanger performance enhancement
  • Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)
  • Renewable energy systems


Ebrahimifakhar, A., Poursadegh, M., Hu, Y., Yuill, D. P., & Luo, Y. (2023). A systematic review and meta-analysis of field studies of portable air cleaners: Performance, user behavior, and by-product emissions. Science of The Total Environment, 168786. Link

Juaifer, H.J.A., Ayani, M.B. & Poursadegh, M. 2020. Melting process of paraffin wax inside plate heat exchanger: experimental and numerical study, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 140905–916. Link