• Retired
  • Associate Professor
  • Director, NASA Center for Space Power
Fred Best

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Nuclear Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980
  • M.S., Nuclear Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970
  • B.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, Manhattan College, 1968

Research Interests

    • Zero gravity two phase flow
    • Reactor thermal hydraulics
    • Interphase transport phenomena

Awards & Honors

  • Texas A&M University College of Engineering Roland Haden Senior TEES Fellow
  • Ford Design Fellow, 2001-2002
  • Faculty Fellow Award, 1997-1998
  • Outstanding Engineering Graduate, Manhattan College, School of Engineering, 1991