Gowtham Mohan


Phone: 505-277-5613

Physical Address

Room 323
Mechanical Engineering Building
Building # 122 on the UNM map

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Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering


PhD, Mechanical Engineering, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia 2018

MSc, Sustainable Energy Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 2014

BE, Mechanical Engineering, Anna University, India, 2012


Dr. Gowtham Mohan joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2019. He received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from The Australian National University, Canberra. He conducts research in the area of solar thermal application, both concentrating solar power and low temperature applications (cooling and desalination). His primary research area focusses on developing cost-effective thermal energy storage system to meet different temperature demands.

Teaching Interests

  • Solar thermal technologies
  • Heat transfer
  • Energy

Research Interests

  • Concentrating solar power modelling and testing
  • Thermal energy storage
  • Desalination
  • Hybrid solar collector development