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Oklahoma State University

Bose, James

Professor Emeritus

Mechanical Engineering Technology
Cordell South
Stillwater, OK 74078

Phone: (405)744-6270

Dr. Bose received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Oklahoma State University.

Before joining the Division of Engineering Technology in 1974 he taught in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) for 10 years (1964 – 1974).  The courses he taught were Automatic Controls, Machine Design, Kinematics and Mechanisms, and Hydraulic Fluid Power.  He served as Deputy of Technical Support for the Oklahoma State University Field Office, Eglin AFB Florida from 1972-1974. Between 1974 and 2013 he has served as the Director of the Division of Engineering Technology.  He also served as Department Head of Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) between 1994 and 2013.

Dr. Bose has interests in energy conservation and specifically ground-source heat pump technology.  He has been principal investigator on a number of private and government contracts, including EPRI, ASHRAE, USDOE, etc.  He has authored several design and installation manuals for ground-source heat pump systems.  He has been active in the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association and served as the Executive Director until 2013.  He worked extensively with research agencies, manufacturers and contractors, and lectures extensively on energy conservation and the benefits of ground source heat pump systems.