Masters Alumni

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.

Alisha Piazza

Alisha Piazza

Alisha earned her M.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2020. Her research interests involved fabrication, characterization, and simulations of microfluidic cooling devices for high heat flux applications. Alisha received her B.S. in mechanical engineering from Seattle University in 2018. She was supported by a mechanical engineering department fellowship.