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  Rolf D. Reitz

Rolf D. Reitz

Service--see also consulting

Prof. Reitz has been at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for 33 years. He was appointed an Associate Professor with tenure in September 1989, and promoted to Full Professor in July 1993. He was named Wisconsin Distinguished Professor from September 1999 to present. He served as Director of the Engine Research Center (ERC) at UW-Madison from September 2001 through September 2004, and as Director of the ERC's Diesel Engine Emission Reduction Consortium from 2004 to the present.

Prof. Reitz has served as:

  • Past-Chairman, ILASS-Americas, Chairman, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, January 01, 1989 - January 01, 2005 Link
  • Founding Editor and Co-editor of KIVA User's Group Newsletters Vols.1-17, January 01, 1990 - present
  • Co-organizer KIVA and Engine Modeling User's Group Meetings, January 01, 1991 - present
  • Editorial Board Member, Atomization and Sprays Journal, Acting Editor, January 01, 1994 - present Link
  • SAE Annual Congress Technical Session co-Organizer 'Diesel Fuel Injection and Sprays', January 01, 1994 - January 01, 2006
  • Organizing Committee 6th ICLASS Conference, Rouen, France, January 01, 1994
  • Organizing Committee 7th ICLASS Conference, Seoul, Korea, January 01, 1997
  • Editor (American continent) and co-founder International Journal of Engine Research, IMechE, January 01, 1999 - present Link
  • SAE Arch T. Colwell best paper award selection committee member, January 01, 1999 - January 01, 2001 Link
  • Co-Founder, Partner, Wisconsin Engine Research Consultants, LLC (W-ERC), January 01, 1999 - present
  • Advisory Committee, Conference on Thermodynamic Processes in Diesel Engines, Spain, January 01, 2000
  • Organizing Committee 7th ICLASS Conference, Pasadena, USA, January 01, 2000
  • Advisory Board Member, JSME Intnl. Journal: Series B - Fluids and Thermal Engineering, January 01, 2002 - January 01, 2010
  • Advisory Committee, Conference on Thermodynamic Processes in Diesel Engines, Spain, January 01, 2002
  • Organizing Committee 8th ICLASS Conference, Sorento, Italy, January 01, 2003
  • Advisory Committee Int. Conference on Vehicles, Alternative Fuel Systems and Environmental Protection, Ireland, January 01, 2004 - January 01, 2006
  • Live sound engineer for Oremus, January 01, 2004 - present Link
  • Director, Diesel Emission Reduction Consortium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, January 01, 2004 - January 01, 2009
  • Advisory Committee, Conference on Thermodynamic Processes in Diesel Engines, Spain, January 01, 2004
  • Member Intnl. Scientific Committee, Spray-05 Symposium on Heat and Mass Transfer in Spray Systems, Turkey, January 01, 2005
  • Advisory Committee, Conference on Thermodynamic Processes in Diesel Engines, Spain, January 01, 2006 - present Homepage
  • Scientific subcommittee, 19th Int. Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems (ECOS-2006) Greece, January 01, 2006
  • Colloquium co-chair, 31st International Symposium on Combustion, Univ. Heidelberg, Germany, January 01, 2006
  • Member Board of Directors, Reaction Design, January 01, 2006 - January 01, 2013
  • Director, Diesel Engine Research Consortium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, January 01, 2009 - present Link
  • Honorary Editor, Journal of Automotive Safety and Energy, January 01, 2010 - present
  • Editorial Board member, Journal of Combustion, January 01, 2010 - January 01, 2011
  • Editorial Board Member, FUEL journal, January 01, 2011 - present
  • Wayne State University, Mechanical Engineering Department Review Committee, February 14, 2011
  • Argonne National Lab EESA review committee, November 06, 2011
  • Editorial Board Member International Journal of Powertrains , January 01, 2012 - present
  • Editor-in-Chief, Frontiers Journal of Engines and Automotive Engineering, January 01, 2014 Link
  • Review committee, Argonne National Labs, Energy and Global Security Directorate, December 01, 2014 - December 03, 2014

Prof. Reitz also serves on several University committees:

  • ME department Undergraduate Student Advisor, January 01, 1991 - present
  • ME departmental Merit Review Committee, January 01, 1992 - January 01, 1993
  • ME departmental Ad Hoc Committee on Post Tenure Review, January 01, 1993
  • ME department Executive Committee member, January 01, 1993 - present
  • Assistant Professor Mentor Committees - Member (R. Gadh, N. Ferrier, X. Li), January 01, 1993 - January 01, 2005
  • ME department Graduate Committee member, January 01, 1995 - January 01, 2001
  • ME department Energy Group Co-ordinator (Chair), January 01, 1995 - January 01, 1997
  • ME department Planning Committee member, January 01, 1995 - January 01, 1997
  • Campus Faculty Senate Ad Hoc committee on use of student evaluations, January 01, 1996 - January 01, 1997
  • ME department Post Tenure Review Committee (Chair) - Martin, January 01, 1996
  • ME department ad hoc committee for new student evaluation form (Chair), January 01, 1997
  • Elected member of College of Engineering Academic Planning Committee, January 01, 1998 - January 01, 2001
  • ME department Post Tenure Review Committee - Foster, January 01, 1998
  • ME department Hiring Committee Chair, January 01, 2000 - January 01, 2001
  • ME department Planning Committee member, January 01, 2000
  • ME department Post Tenure Review Committee - Englestad, January 01, 2001
  • ME department Hiring Committee member, January 01, 2002 - January 01, 2003
  • College of Engineering Equity and Diversity Committee, January 01, 2005 - January 01, 2009
  • ME department Post Tenure Review Committee - Ghandhi, January 01, 2006
  • College of Engineering 10 year Review Committee for ECE Department, January 01, 2008
  • COE Associate to Full Professor Promotion Advisory Committee (Chair), January 01, 2013 - January 01, 2015
  • Ad-hoc committee to nominate COE Research Associate Dean, January 01, 2014
  • ME Department Prof. Krupenkin, Suresh, Pfefferkorn post tenure review committees, January 01, 2014