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Yimeng Qin

Yimeng Qin

Yimeng received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Electrical Engineering (EE) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2021. He is now pursing his M.S. and PhD in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University. His research interest remains in understanding fundamental heat transfer phenomenal and its application. Besides research, he enjoys playing a variety of […]

Jose Juarez

Jose Juarez

Jose Juarez is an undergraduate at Stanford University majoring in Mechanical Engineering (‘15) with a focus in heat transfer and controls. His research includes designing an isothermal incubator for in vitro thermal characterization in mice in collaboration with Falk Cardiovascular Research Center. He is currently working on designing a heat generation measurement of in vitro […]

Maneeshika Madduri

Maneeshika Madduri

Maneeshika is an undergraduate at Stanford University majoring in Electrical Engineering with a focus in Energy. She is currently working on an energy conversion project involving Zinc Oxide nanowire films. Her research focuses on determining the thermal characteristics of Zinc Oxide nanowire films using the 3ω technique.

Conor Coyan

Conor Coyan

Conor Coyan is an undergraduate at Stanford majoring in Chemical Engineering and minoring in Materials Science. His research involves designing thermal interface materials for applications in thermal management and thermoelectric generators. Currently these materials consist of a nanowire-polymer composite that optimizes thermal conductivity and mechanical compliance, so the device can efficiently transfer heat yet not […]

Jena Barnes

Jena Barnes

Jena is an undergraduate at Stanford studying Materials Science and Engineering with a concentration in electronics and photonics. She is currently working on a nanostructure energy conversion project involving ZnO nanowires for thermoelectric applications. Her research includes the measurement of the Seebeck coefficient and thermal transport properties of ZnO nanowire thin films using infrared thermometry, […]

Ken Lopez

Ken Lopez

Ken Lopez received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2012 with undergraduate thesis in Superhydrophobic Microstructured Surfaces for the Enhancement of Condensation and is currently pursuing his M.S. and Ph.D at Stanford University. His research interest are in the application of micro-nano patterned surfaces for boiling and condensation heat […]

Rahul Kini

Rahul Kini

Rahul received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Yale University in 2015. He obtained his M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford, and his current research interests are in thermoelectric generators for small-scale heat recovery and energy conversion, as well as thermal packaging and modeling for these devices. He was supported by the National […]

Matt Hoffman

Matt Hoffman

Matt Hoffman received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech in 2011, and is currently pursuing his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University. His research interests include thermal-fluid systems design and electronics thermal management. He is currently working on a two-phase microfluidic heat exchanger to address extreme heat flux conditions in HEMT-based microelectronics. […]

Tom Dusseault

Tom Dusseault

M.S. Chemical Engineering 2014. Currently at Hyperloop One in Los Angeles, CA. In the NanoHeat group, Tom developed the fabrication, characterization, and computational modeling of nanoporous metal foams with applications in transistor-level thermal management. Tom was supported by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.