College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Mario A. Medina, Ph.D.

School of Engineering - Civil/Environmental/Architectural Engineering
Associate Professor
Associate Chair
Ph.D., Energy Systems, Texas A&M University
Primary office:
Learned Hall
Room 2150D
University of Kansas
1530 West 15th Street
Lawrence, KS 66045


Ph.D., Energy Systems, Texas A&M University

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&I University

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&I University

Research Interests

  • Building energy analysis
  • Heat and mass transfer in building enclosures
  • Phase change materials
  • Reflective insulation
  • Advanced insulation systems.

Selected Awards & Honors

Xingcheng Friendship Award
Changsha Municipal People's Government (Hunan, China)

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