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Robert F. Richards
Robert F. Richards received the B.A. degree in physics from the University of Chicago, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in engineering from the University of California, Irvine. After receiving his degrees, he was an ASEE Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He joined the faculty at Washington State University (WSU), Pullman in 1992.
He is currently a Professor in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, where he specializes in thermodynamics and heat transfer. Over the past fifteen years, his research has focused on MEMS for power and energy conversion.