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Dr. Michael Schuller

Dr. Michael Schuller

Instructional Associate Professor

Office Number: 234G
Office Phone: +974.4423.0458

Interest Areas​

Dr. Schuller’s teaching and research interests include: Power and Thermal Management systems, High Temperature Materials, System Design and Analysis, Project Management, and Design of Experiments.


  • ​Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1985
  • M. E., Texas A&M University, 1982
  • B.S., Texas A&M University, 1980


  • August 2013 - Present: Instructional Associate Professor, Texas A&M at Qatar​
  • Jun 1997- July 2013:  Associate Director for the Space Engineering Research Center, Visiting Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Faculty Coordinator for the Gulf Nuclear Energy Infrastructure Institute.
  • Jan 1986- May 1997:  Air Force Research Lab (Phillips Laboratory), Space Power and Thermal Management Branch Chief, Chief Scientist, and Engineer


  • ​Sandia National Labs Award (2011)
  • Promoted to Associate Research Engineer (2001)
  • Promoted to GS-14 (1997)
  • Quality step increase (1987, 1990, and 1994)
  • Promoted to GS-13 (1989)
  • Notable Achievement Award (1986)


  • "Experimental investigation of the specific heat of a nitrate-alumina nanofluid for solar thermal energy storage system," Schuller, et al., International Journal of Thermal Sciences V. 91 (2015) p. 142-145.
  • “Implementation and Expansion of the Gulf Nuclear Energy Infrastructure Institute (GNEII),” Williams, et al., 53rd INMM, Orlando, July 2012.
  • “One Path to Integrating Nuclear Safety, Security, and Safeguards Systems,” Al Hashmi, et al., 53rd INMM, Orlando, July 2012.
  • “Custom Unit Pump Development for the Extravehicular Activity Portable Life Support Subsystem,” Schuller, et. al., Proceedings of the 40th    International Conference on Environmental Systems, Barcelona, Spain, July, 2010.
  • "Molecular beam epitaxy of CdSexTe1-x photovoltaic junctions on silicon substrates," Clark, et. al., Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2008 (2008), pp. 1-4.
  • “In-Plane Thermal Conductivity in Thin Carbon Fiber Composites,” Silva, et al., Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, v21, n3, July-September 2007.