Experience

Working with organizations around the world, Dr. Boyce has more than 50 years of experience in project design, development and engineering for the aerospace industry, utilities, offshore and petrochemical companies, and turbomachinery manufacturers. He is also an expert in heavy fuels combustion and has conducted performance evaluations on several combined cycle power plants. Dr. Boyce consults for major airlines in the area of engine selection, noise and emissions of aircraft engines. During his career, Dr. Boyce designed compressors and turbines for gas turbines as well as received two patents for surge control and external combustion firing in gas turbines. He founded the Turbomachinery Laboratories and the popular Turbomachinery Symposium. In addition to teaching more than 150 short courses worldwide, Dr. Boyce taught at the University of Oklahoma and served as professor of mechanical engineering at Texas A&M University. He has authored several books on gas turbines, combined cycle power plants, and compressors, as well as numerous technical papers, magazine articles, and chapters in several handbooks on gas turbines, compressors pumps, fluid mechanics, and turbomachinery.

Credentials

  • Registered Professional Engineer, Texas
  • Chartered Engineer, United Kingdom
  • Holds two patents for surge control and external combustion firing in gas turbines
  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1969
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1964
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 1962

Affiliations/Awards

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fellow
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Fellow
  • Institution of Diesel and Gas Turbine Engineers, Fellow
  • National Academy of Forensic Engineers, Fellow
  • The Association of Energy Engineers, Member
  • International Gas Turbine Institute, Member
  • National Society of Professional Engineers, Member
  • Society of Automotive Engineers, Member
  • Sigma XI, Member
  • Pi Tau Sigma, Member

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