Daniel Codd, PhD

Daniel Codd
Phone: (619) 260-7857
Office: Belanich Engineering Center 110

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MS, Stanford University
  • BS, University of California, San Diego

Daniel Codd's research focuses on renewable energy systems, advanced manufacturing and precision mechanical design. Recent collaborative research projects funded by the California Energy Commission, ARPA-E, and MIT include concentrated solar power systems with integral high temperature thermal energy storage. He has served as a consultant and maintains active ties with several technology development firms in the energy, materials, automotive, consumer product and medical device industries. He is licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE).

Scholarly Work

  • With Khalil, I., Pratt, Q., and Spitler, C., "Modeling a thermoplate conical heat exchanger in a point focus solar thermal collector," International Journal of Mass and Heat Transfer, no. 130, pp. 1-8, 2019.
  • With Khalil, I., Hayes, R., Pratt, Q., and Spitler, C., "Experimental and Numerical Modeling of Heat Transfer in Directed Thermoplates," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 123, pp. 89-96, 2018.
  • With Brown, T., "Sport stick training weight," U.S. Patent 10,004,962, June 26, 2018.
  • With Calvet, N., Slocum, A., Gil, A., Grange, B., Lahlou, R., Hamer, T., Diago, M., Tetreault-Friend, M.,Trumper, D., and Armstrong, P., "Direct Absorption Volumetric Molten Salt Solar Receiver/Thermal Energy Storage System Tested at the Masdar Institute Solar Platform." SolarPACES: International Conference on Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems, , 2018.
  • With Brister, M., Neale, P., Saint, S., Petisce, J., McGee, T., Petersen, D., and Kline, D., "Transcutaneous analyte sensor," U.S. Patent 9,833,176, December 05, 2017.
  • With Brister, M., Neale, P., Saint, S., Petisce, J., Thrower, J., Kamath, A., Kline, D., Guerre, J., McGee, T., and Petersen, D., " Transcutaneous analyte sensor," U.S. Patent 9,814,414, November 14, 2017.
  • With O'Connor, S., Hanson, I., Bente IV, P., Ramaswamy, R., Beaver, S., Bokelman, K., and Love, J., "Sterile fluid pathway connection to drug containers for drug delivery pumps," U.S. Patent 9,707,337, July 18, 2017.
  • With Gil, A., Grange, B., Perez, V., Tetreault-Friend, M., Calvet, N., and Slocum, A., "CSPonD demonstrative project: Start-up process of a 25 kW prototype." Proc. AIP Conference, , 2017, p. 110003.
  • With Riggs, B., Biedenharn, R., Dougher, C., Ji, Y., Xu, Q., Romanin, V., Zahler, J., and Escarra, M., "Cost Competitive Concentrator Photovoltaics for Solar Thermal Applications." IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC), , 2017.
  • With Ji, Y., Xu, Q., Riggs, B., Islam, K., Ollanik, A., Ermer, J., Krut, D., Romanin, V., and Escarra, M., "Optical Design and Validation of an Infrared Transmissive Spectrum Splitting Concentrator Photovoltaic Module," IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 1469-1478, 2017.
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