Kurt Bassett

Kurt Bassett


Department Head/Professor

Office Building

Crothers Engineering Hall



Mailing Address

Crothers Engineering Hall 221
Mechanical Engineering-Box 2219
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Ph.D. North Dakota State University, 1996
M.S. South Dakota State University, 1983
B.S. South Dakota State University, 1981

Academic Interests/Expertise

HVAC Systems, Energy Conversion, Thermodynamics

Academic Responsibilities

HVAC Design, Thermo-Fluids

Specialty Area

  • Thermal Fluids Engineering

Professional Memberships

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
Licensed Professional Engineer in SD and MN

Work Experience

Sr. Project Development Engineer
Johnson Controls, Inc., 2001-2005

Area(s) of Research

Energy Conversion, Fuels