Amy Marconnet

Amy Marconnet

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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

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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
  • Ten Select Publications

    A. Marconnet, M. Panzer, and K.E. Goodson, "Thermal Conduction Phenomena in Carbon Nanotubes and Related Nanostructured Materials," Reviews of Modern Physics, 2013 (invited & in publication).

    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, 2013 (invited & in publication).

    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, 2013 (accepted & in press).

    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]