Amy Marconnet

Amy Marconnet

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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

Office: BRK 2272

Phone: 7654945212
Other: 765 494 5212


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

Research Interests

  • Transport Phenomena in Multi-Scale, Heterogeneous Materials & Systems
  • Fundamentals of Nanoscale Thermal Transport
  • Heat Transfer in Natural and Synthetic Fiber Systems
  • Thermofluids Interactions
  • Multi-Physics Metrology Design
  • Electronics Cooling and Thermal Management

Awards and Recognitions

  • ASME Bergles-Rohsenow Young Investigator Award in Heat Transfer, 2020
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor, Official Mechanical Engineering Graduate Association (OMEGA), Purdue University, 2020
  • Woman Engineer of the Year, ASME Electronics & Photonics Packaging Division (EPPD), 2017
  • Outstanding Paper Awards: ITherm 2012, InterPACK 2017, ITherm 2019

Selected Publications

A.A. Candadai, J.A. Weibel, and A. Marconnet, "Thermal Conductivity of Ultrahigh Molecular Weight Polyethylene: From Fibers to Fabrics", ACS Applied Polymer Materials, vol. 2, no. 2, p. 437-447, 2020. DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.9b00900

J. Fu, J. Coleman, G. Poole, M.J.M. Krane, and A. Marconnet, "Uncertainty Propagation through a Simulation of Industrial High Pressure Die Casting", Journal of Heat Transfer, 141(11), 112101 (7 pages), 2019. DOI: 10.1115/1.4044514

Y. Zeng, T. Li, Y. Yao, T. Li, L. Hu, and A. Marconnet, "Thermally Conductive Reduced Graphene Oxide Thin Films for Extreme Temperature Sensors", Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 29, no. 27, 1901388, 2019. 10.1002/adfm.201901388

R. Kantharaj and A. Marconnet, "Heat Generation and Thermal Transport in Lithium-Ion Batteries: A Scale-Bridging Perspective", Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, vol. 23, no.2, pp. 128-156, 2019. DOI: 10.1080/15567265.2019.1572679

A. Alsaati and A. Marconnet, "Energy Efficient Membrane Distillation through Localized Heating", Desalination, vol. 442, pp. 99-107, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.desal.2018.05.009

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. DOI: 10.1103/RevModPhys.85.1295