Suresh Garimella

Suresh Garimella

R. Eugene & Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships

School of Mechanical Engineering and Birck Nanotechnology Center
Purdue University
585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088
Phone: +1 765 49-46209

Degrees

  • B.S. IIT Madras, '85
  • M.S. Ohio State, '86
  • Ph.D. California-Berkeley, '89

Research Interests

  • High-performance cooling technologies
  • Thermal microsystems
  • Energy efficiency in computing and electronics
  • Micro- and nano-scale transport phenomena
  • Solar thermal energy storage
  • Materials processing

Awards and Recognitions

  • 75th Anniversary Medal, ASME Heat Transfer Division, 2013
  • Provost’s Award for Outstanding Graduate Mentor, Purdue University, 2012
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2011
  • Senior Fellow, Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), 2011
  • Alexander Schwarzkopf Prize for Technology Innovation, National Science Foundation Industry University Cooperative Research Center (IUCRC) Association, 2011
  • Faculty Award of Excellence for Mentoring, Purdue University College of Engineering, 2011
  • ASME Heat Transfer Memorial Award, 2010
  • Jefferson Science Fellow , U.S. Department of State, 2010
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award of IIT Madras, 2010
  • Allan Kraus Thermal Management Medal, ASME, 2009
  • The Harvey Rosten Award for Excellence, IEEE, 2009
  • Ruth and Joel Spira Award, School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 2009
  • Gustus L. Larson Memorial Award, ASME, 2004
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2002
  • K16 Clock Award, ASME Heat Transfer Division’s K-16 Committee, 2006
  • Fellow, Center of Smart Interfaces, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, 2008
  • UWM Outstanding Teaching Award, 1997
  • Graduate School/UWM Foundation Research Award, 1995
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, College of Engineering and Applied Science, UW-Milwaukee, 1992
  • Ten Select Publications

    K. K. Bodla, J. A. Weibel and S. V. Garimella, "Advances in Fluid and Thermal Transport Property Analysis and Design of Sintered Porous Wick Microstructures," ASME Journal of Heat Transfer 135: 061202 (13 pp), 2013.

    M. J. Rau and S. V. Garimella, "Local Two-Phase Heat Transfer from Arrays of Submerged and Confined Impinging Jets," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 67: 487-498, 2013.

    S. Dash, M. T. Alt and S. V. Garimella, "Hybrid Surface Design for Robust Superhydrophobicity," Langmuir 28: 9606-9615, 2012.

    Z. Yang and S. V. Garimella, "Thermal Analysis of Solar Thermal Energy Storage in a Molten-Salt Thermocline," Solar Energy 84:974-985, 2010.

    T. Harirchian and S. V. Garimella, "A Comprehensive Flow Regime Map for Microchannel Flow Boiling with Quantitative Transition Criteria," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 53:2694-2702, 2010.

    N. Kumari, V. Bahadur and S. V. Garimella, "Electrical Actuation of Dielectric Droplets," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering 18:085018, 2008.

    B. D. Iverson and S. V. Garimella, "Recent Advances in Microscale Pumping Technologies: A Review and Evaluation," Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Vol. 5, pp. 145-174, 2008.

    H. K. Dhavaleswarapu, P. Chamarthy, S. V. Garimella and J. Y. Murthy, "Experimental Investigation of Steady Buoyant-Thermocapillary Convection Near an Evaporating Meniscus," Physics of Fluids 19:082103, 2007.

    S. V. Garimella, V. Singhal and D. Liu, "On-Chip Thermal Management with Microchannel Heat Sinks and Integrated Micropumps," Proceedings of the IEEE 94:1534-1548, 2006.

    P.S. Lee, S. V. Garimella and D. Liu, "Investigation of Heat Transfer in Rectangular Microchannels," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 48:1688-1704, 2005.