Research & News

PhD student Yuan Hu

posted Sep 26, 2019, 11:18 AM by Tim Fisher

... won the 2nd place prize in the student poster competition at the 2019 ASME Micro-Nano Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, in Dalian, China for his work entitled, "Accurate Thermal Diffusivity Measurements using a Modified  ̊Angstro ̈m’s Method with Bayesian Statistics."

PhD Student Ujash Shah

posted Nov 17, 2018, 8:59 PM by TIMOTHY FISHER   [ updated Nov 17, 2018, 9:01 PM ]

... was awarded the Outstanding Student Poster Award at the 51st International Symposium on Microelectronics for his poster (in collaboration with Prof. Subu Iyer's group) entitled, "Dynamically Controlled Flow Loop to Benchmark Rapid Transient Cooling Utilizing Flash Boiling for High Heat Flux Electronic Systems." Congrats Ujash!

PhD graduate Dr. Nick Glavin

posted Mar 1, 2018, 8:20 PM by TIMOTHY FISHER

... won the Charles J. Cleary Scientific Award from the US Air Force Research Laboratory for his pioneering work on flexible gallium nitride electronics. Congratulations Nick!

PhD graduates Drs. Guoping Xiong and Pingge He

posted Feb 24, 2018, 2:09 PM by TIMOTHY FISHER   [ updated Feb 24, 2018, 2:11 PM ]

... published a paper on bio-inspired carbon nanotube - graphene micro conduits that enhance supercapacitor performance, as covered by UCLA's news service and others. I only wish that it would have come out a week or so sooner, in which case we would have used this picture (happy belated Valentine's Day!).

My UCLA Engineering '3Qs’ interview

posted Jan 7, 2018, 12:29 PM by TIMOTHY FISHER

... has been posted here

PhD student Arpan Kundu

posted Jun 27, 2017, 1:06 PM by TIMOTHY FISHER   [ updated Mar 2, 2018, 11:32 AM by Tim Fisher ]

... was selected as a Lambert Teaching Fellow in Purdue's School of Mechanical Engineering. He will be mentored by one of the best -- Prof. Xiulin Ruan

PhD graduate Dr. Jun (Richard) Xu's paper

posted Jun 22, 2017, 2:43 PM by TIMOTHY FISHER   [ updated Jun 23, 2017, 11:04 AM ]

... on carbon nanotube thermal interfaces (Xu and Fisher, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 49 (9) 1658-1666, 2006) was named a Classic Paper by Google Scholar in the Thermal Sciences field. 

PhD graduate Dr. Guoping Xiong

posted Jun 12, 2017, 7:36 AM by Tim Fisher   [ updated Jun 22, 2017, 2:44 PM by TIMOTHY FISHER ]

... has accepted a faculty position in the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering at the Univ. of Nevada - Reno. 

PhD student Majed Alrefae

posted Jun 6, 2017, 3:16 PM by TIMOTHY FISHER

... was selected by the instructors as the Most Improved Entrepreneurial Lead in the 2017 San Diego cohort of the NSF I-Corps program. 

Newly minted Dr. Galen Jackson and Dr. Ishan Srivastava

posted May 12, 2017, 5:51 PM by Tim Fisher   [ updated May 12, 2017, 5:54 PM ]

... earned their hoods today. Congrats! (and likely my last hooding event at Purdue)

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