Timothy Fisher (By Courtesy)James G. Dwyer Professor of Mechanical Engineering
DegreesB.S. Cornell University, '91
Ph.D. Cornell University, '98
Contact701 W. Stadium Ave.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045
Office Phone: +1 765 49-45627
Office Fax: 765-494-0539
InterestsNanoscale energy transport and conversion, Synthesis of nanomaterials, Cooling of microelectronics, Microfluidics
Awards and Major AppointmentsBest Poster Award - Student Posters, 1st Place (J.C. Claussen et al.), 2010 Annual Meeting of the Institute of Biological Engineering, 2010
Meritorious Paper Award (with A.D. Franklin), GOMAC Tech 2009 Conference, 2009
Nominated for Best Poster Award, Poster SS5.7 (J.C. Claussen et al.), 2009 Fall MRS Meeting, 2009
Most Cited Papers Award 2005 - 2008 (with J. Xu), International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2009
University Faculty Scholar, Purdue University 2009 - 2014
Best Paper Award (with D. Singh, J. Murthy), InterPACK ???09 Conference, 2009
Birck Nanotechnology Center Most Cited Paper Award (with J. Xu) 2009
Invited Participant to the Frontiers in Engineering Symposium, organized by the National Academy of Engineering, 2007
Discovery in Mechanical Engineering Award, Purdue University, 2007
Elected as Institute of Biological Engineering Councilor-at-Large, 2004 - 2006
Semiconductor Research Corporation Inventor RecogniUon Award , 2003
NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award, 2000-2005
3M Nontenured Faculty Award, 1999
Semiconductor Research CorporaUon Graduate Fellowship, 1993-1998
Best Student Poster Award, Packaging Sciences, TECHCON '96, Semiconductor Research Corporation, 1996
Best Paper Award (with K. Sikka, K. Torrance), 5th ITHERM Conference, 1996
Tau Beta Pi and Pi Tau Sigma honor societies
PublicationsTen Select Publications
J.C. Claussen, M. Wickner, T.S. Fisher, D.M. Porterfield, "Controlling the performance of electrochemical nanoelectrode array biosensors through variable-length alkanethiol self-assembled monolayers,"; in review, Journal of the American Chemical Society.
N. Kurra, G. Prakash, Basavaraja S., T.S. Fisher, G. U. Kulkarni, R. Reifenberger, "Formation and electrical characterization of mesoscopic graphitic islands using AFM bias lithography," in review, Small.
A.N. Kuzmin, A. Baev, A.V. Kachynski, P.N. Prasad, T.S. Fisher, A. Shakouri, "Anti-Stokes fluorescence imaging of mesoscale thermal fields in thin films," in review, Physical Review B.
J.A. Weibel, S.S. Kim, T.S. Fisher, S.V. Garimella, "Carbon nanotube coatings for enhanced capillary-fed boiling from porous microstructures," in review, Small.
Z. Huang, J.Y. Murthy, T.S. Fisher, "Modeling of polarization-specific phonon transmission through interfaces," in review, Journal of Heat Transfer.
M.S. Artiles, C.S. Rout, T.S. Fisher, "Graphene-based hybrid materials and devices for biosensing," in review, Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews. (invited)
A. Kumar, C.S. Rout, T.S. Fisher, "Synthesis and applications of graphene for energy devices," in review, Journal of Nano Energy and Power Research (inaugural issue).
J.C. Claussen, M.S. Artiles, S. Mohanty, E. McLamore, J. Shi, J. Rickus, T.S. Fisher, D.M. Porterfield, "Electrochemical glutamate biosensing with nanocube and nanosphere augmented single-walled carbon nanotube networks: A comparative study," in review, Analytical Chemistry.
Z. Huang, T.S. Fisher, J.Y. Murthy, "An atomistic study of thermal conductance across a metal-graphene nanoribbon interface," in review, Journal of Applied Physics.
C.S. Rout, A. Kumar, N. Kumar, A. Sundaresan, T.S. Fisher, "Room-temperature ferromagnetism in graphitic petal arrays," accepted for publication, Nanoscale.