Amy Marconnet

Amy Marconnet

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

School of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University
585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088

Office: ME 2151

Phone: 765-494-5212


  • Ph.D. Stanford University, '12
  • M.S. Stanford University, '09
  • B.S. University of Wisconsin - Madison, '07

Research Interests

  • Nanoscale thermal transport and energy conversion
  • Electronics cooling and thermal management
  • Novel nanostructured materials and devices

Awards and Recognitions

  • Outstanding Paper Award, ITHERM 2012
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Brit and Alex d’Arbeloff Stanford Graduate Fellowship
  • MRS Symposium Fall 2011 Graduate Student Silver Award

Selected Publications

Z. Tian, A. Marconnet, and G. Chen, "Enhancing solid-liquid interface thermal transport using self-assembled monolayers," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 106, 211602, 2015. [link]

L. Shi, C. Dames, J.R. Lukes, P.S. Reddy, J. Duda, D.G. Cahill, J. Lee, A. Marconnet, K.E. Goodson, J.-H. Bahk, A. Shakouri, R.S. Prasher, J. Felts, W.P. King, B. Han, and J.C. Bischof, "Evaluating Broader Impacts of Nanoscale Thermal Transport Research," Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, vol. 19, no. 2, 2015. [link]

A. Marconnet, M. Panzer, and K.E. Goodson, "Thermal Conduction Phenomena in Carbon Nanotubes and Related Nanostructured Materials," Reviews of Modern Physics, vol. 85, no. 3, 2013, (invited). [link]

A. Marconnet, M. Asheghi, and K.E. Goodson, “From the Casimir Limit to Phononic Crystals: Twenty Years of Phonon Transport Studies using Silicon-on-Insulator Technology,” Journal of Heat Transfer, 135(6), 2013, (invited). [link]

Y. Gao, A.M. Marconnet, M.A. Panzer, R. Xiang, S. Maruyama, and K.E. Goodson, "Heat Capacity, Thermal Conductivity, and Interface Resistance Extraction for Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Films using Frequency-Domain Thermoreflectance," Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, vol. 3, no. 9, 2013. [link]

M.T. Barako, W. Park, A.M. Marconnet, M. Asheghi, and K.E. Goodson, “Thermal Cycling, Mechanical Degradation, and the Effective Figure of Merit of a Thermoelectric Module,” Journal of Electronic Materials, 2012. [link]

A. Marconnet, T. Kodama, M. Asheghi, and K.E. Goodson, "Phonon Conduction in Periodically Porous Silicon Nanobridges," Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 199-219, 2012. [link]

J.M. Weisse, A.M. Marconnet, D.R. Kim, P. Rao, M.A. Panzer, K.E. Goodson, and X. Zheng, “Thermal Conductivity in Porous Silicon Nanowire Arrays,” Nanoscale Research Letters, 7:554, 2012. [link]

J. Lee, S. Kim, A. Marconnet, M. A.A. in 't Zandt, M. Asheghi, H.S.P. Wong, and K.E. Goodson, "Thermoelectric Characterization and Power Generation Using a Silicon-on-Insulator Substrate," Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 4-6, 2012. [link]

A. Marconnet, M. Panzer, S. Yerci, S. Minissale, X. Wang, X. Zhang, L. D. Negro, and K.E. Goodson, "Thermal Conductivity and Photoluminescence of Light-Emitting Silicon Nitride Films," Applied Physics Letters, 100, 051908, 2012. [link]

A.M. Marconnet, N. Yamamoto, M.A. Panzer, B.L. Wardle, and K.E. Goodson, “Thermal Conduction in Aligned Carbon Nanotube-Polymer Nanocomposites with High Packing Density,” ACS Nano, vol. 5, pp. 4818-4825, 2011. [link]

Y. Gao, A. Marconnet, M. Panzer, S. LeBlanc, S. Dogbe, Y. Ezzahri, et al., “Nanostructured Interfaces for Thermoelectrics,” Journal of Electronic Materials, Vol. 39, pp. 1456-1462, 2010. [link]