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Tony Kerzmann

Associate Professor
Linkedin Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

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(2020 - 2021) Leonard Peters Faculty Fellow.

(2020 - 2021) Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation Pitt Sustainability Champion.

(2019 - 2020) John C. Mascaro Faculty Fellow in Sustainability.

(2016 - 2019) 2016 Pittsburgh Business Times Energy Leadership Award.

1st place in the 2013 SAP Utility of Tomorrow Contest.

1st place in the 2011 Energy Efficient Buildings Competition.

Nominated for the 2011 President’s Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award.

2004 NASA Space Consortium Grant.

Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2007 - 2010

Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2004 - 2007

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2001 - 2004

Bachelor of Arts, Physics, Duquesne University, 1998 - 2004

Wismer, S., Dosse, L., Kerzmann, T., & Barry, M. (2021). Development of an Interactive Top Hat Textbook for Engaged Learning. https://peer.asee.org/36968, 1.American Society for Engineering Education.

Loller, C., Buxton, G.A., & Kerzmann, T.L. (2016). Hot soup! Correlating the severity of liquid scald burns to fluid and biomedical properties. BURNS, 42(3), 589-597.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2015.10.016.

Kerzmann, T.L., Buxton, G.A., & Preisser, J. (2014). A computer model for optimizing the location of natural gas fueling stations. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 7, 221-226.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.seta.2013.10.004.

Kerzmann, T., & Schaefer, L. (2013). Flow Rate Optimization of a Linear Concentrating Photovoltaic System. JOURNAL OF SOLAR ENERGY ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 135(2).ASME International. doi: 10.1115/1.4023006.

Kerzmann, T., & Schaefer, L. (2012). System simulation of a linear concentrating photovoltaic system with an active cooling system. RENEWABLE ENERGY, 41, 254-261.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2011.11.004.

Tobey, D., Kerzmann, T., Roth, V., & Sanchez, D. (2023). Agrivoltaics: A Team-Based Analysis of Solar Energy and Agricultural Modeling. In 2023 ASEE North Central Section Conference Proceedings.ASEE Conferences. doi: 10.18260/1-2--44910.

Kerzmann, T., Kerestes, R., Penumalli, V.S.V.R., & Petkopoulos, M. (2022). Modeling of Electric Vehicle Charging Effects on Existing Grid Infrastructure. In 2022 ASEE - North Central Section Conference Proceedings.ASEE Conferences. doi: 10.18260/1-2--39253.

Kerzmann, T., & Sirkis, L. (2021). Hydro-Island: Undergraduate Research Modeling an Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) System. In 2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Proceedings.ASEE.Virtual Conference.

Kerzmann, T., Sanchez, D., & Chouinard, C. (2021). Understanding Key Student Perspectives in an Interdisciplinary Flex-model Sustainability Course as Compared to a Traditional In-person Course. In https://strategy.asee.org/37960.ASEE.Virtual Conference.

Martin, S., & Kerzmann, T. (2021). Experiential Learning through Undergraduate Research on a Roadway Energy Harvesting Design (WIP) ASEE NCS. In 2021 ASEE North Central Section Conference Proceedings.ASEE Conferences.University of Toledo, Ohio. doi: 10.18260/1-2--36340.

Sanchez, D., Kerzmann, T., Chouinard, C., & Kotchey, G. (2021). Assessing the Effectiveness of a Flex Model for a Sustainability Course in the COVID-19 Learning Environment. In 2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access Proceedings.ASEE Conferences. doi: 10.18260/1-2--36712.

Kerzmann, T., McAndrew, C., Slis, K., French, M., & Maione, K. (2016). Educational Evaluation of a Faculty-Led Education Abroad Program in Renewable Energy. In 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings, 2016-June.ASEE Conferences. doi: 10.18260/p.26889.

Kerzmann, T., Walker, J., & Sanchez, D. (2016). Evaluation of an Energy and Engineering Outreach Program for High School and Middle School Students. In 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings, 2016-June.ASEE Conferences. doi: 10.18260/p.26775.

Acharya, S., Nutt, L., & Kerzmann, T. (2014). Development of a Faculty-Led Education Abroad Program and the Lessons Learned. In 2014 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings.ASEE Conferences. doi: 10.18260/1-2--20306.

Campbell, B., Monterrubio, L., & Kerzmann, T. (2014). Laboratory Development for Dynamic Systems Through the Use of Low Cost Materials and Toys. In 2014 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings.ASEE Conferences. doi: 10.18260/1-2--20730.

Sirinterlikci, A., & Kerzmann, T. (2013). Contributions of a Mandatory Internship Course to an Engineering Curriculum. In 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings.ASEE Conferences. doi: 10.18260/1-2--19351.

Kerzmann, T., & Werner, E. (2012). TurboFlow: Integrated Engineering Design through an Energy Efficient Building Competition. In 2012 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings.ASEE Conferences. doi: 10.18260/1-2--22137.

Sirinterlikci, A., & Kerzmann, T. (2012). Integrated Hands-on Dynamics Laboratories in the Classroom. In 2012 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings.ASEE Conferences. doi: 10.18260/1-2--21547.

Sirinterlikci, A., & Kerzmann, T. (2011). Active Learning through SAE Baja Competition. In 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings.ASEE Conferences. doi: 10.18260/1-2--17418.

Sirinterlikci, A., & Kerzmann, T. (2011). Integrated Hands-On Mechanical Systems Laboratories. In 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings.ASEE Conferences. doi: 10.18260/1-2--18200.

Kerzmann, T.L., & Schaefer, L.A. (2010). An energy analysis of a linear concentrating photovoltaic system with an active cooling system. In SPIE Proceedings, 7769.SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.863908.