Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088
Office: Birck 2044
- Postdoc. Stanford University, '22
- Ph.D. IMEC & KU Leuven, '20
- Researcher: Tsinghua University, '14; HKUST, '15
- M.S. Joint CQUPT and Tsinghua University, '12
- Heat Transfer in Advanced Semiconductor Interconnects & Packaging
- Electronic Cooling & Efficient Thermal Packaging Materials
- Thermal/Mechanical Simulation & Characterization
- Materials, Processing & Architecture Development for Semiconductor Packaging
- MEMS Fabrication for Extreme Heat Flux Microfluidic Cooling
- Advanced Semiconductor Nanoscale 3D Interconnections
- Novel Photonics & Quantum Packaging Technologies
- Reliability Modeling & Characterization
Awards and Recognitions
- Reviewer for Nature (2020), Nature (2022)
- Reviewer of Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) proposal
- Vice chair and Executive committee, IEEE-EPS Silicon Valley Area Chapter (2022 - Present)
- Session chair, Technical program committee, IEEE 3DIC 2021 Conference (2021 - Present)
- Session chair, Organization committee, IEEE REPP (Reliability for Electronics and Photonics Packaging) (2021 - Present)
- Technical program committee, Advanced Packaging Subcommittee in Electronics System-Integration Technology Conferences (ESTC) 2022 (2022 - Present)
- Technical committee, IEEE EPS-Reliability (2021 - Present)
Wei, T. W.*, Oprins, H., et al., Heat Transfer and Friction Factor Correlations for Direct on-Chip Microscale jet impingement Cooling with Alternating Feeding and Draining Jets, Int. J. Heat Mass Transf, 2021, Volume 182, 121865.
Wei, T. W.*, All-in-one design integrates microfluidic cooling into electronic chips, Nature, News and Views, 585, 188-189 (2020) doi: 10.1038/d41586-020-02503-1. (Invited)
Wei, T. W.*, Oprins, H., Cherman, V., Qian, J., De Wolf, I., Beyne, E., & Baelmans, M. (2018). High-Efficiency Polymer-Based Direct Multi-Jet Impingement Cooling Solution for High-Power Devices. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 34(7), 6601-6612.
Wei, T. W.*, Oprins, H., Cherman, V., Van der Plas, G., De Wolf, I., Beyne, E., & Baelmans, M. (2017, December). High efficiency direct liquid jet impingement cooling of high-power devices using a 3D-shaped polymer cooler. In 2017 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) (pp. 32-5). IEEE.
Wei, T. W.*, Oprins, H., Beyne, E., & Baelmans, M. (2019, May). First Demonstration of a Low Cost/Customizable Chip Level 3D Printed Microjet Hotspot-Targeted Cooler for High Power Applications. In 2019 IEEE 69th Electronic Components and Technology Conference (ECTC) (pp. 126-134). IEEE.
Wei, T. W., Lin, Z., Asheghi, M., & Goodson, K. E*., “Micro-channel Cooling Technique to Minimize Thermal Deformation of the X-ray and High-power Laser Optics”, International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI) 2022.
Wei, T. W., Qiu X., Lo J C C, Ricky L.*. Wafer level bumping technology for high voltage LED packaging[C]//2015 10th International Microsystems, Packaging, Assembly and Circuits Technology Conference (IMPACT). IEEE, 2015: 54-57.
Wei, T. W., Cai J.*, et al. Performance and reliability study of TGV interposer in 3D integration[C]//2014 IEEE 16th Electronics Packaging Technology Conference (EPTC). IEEE, 2014: pp. 601-605.
Wei, T. W., Wang, Q., Liu, Z., Li, Y., Wang, D., Wang, T., & Cai, J*. (2012, December). A 3D integration testing vehicle with TSV interconnects. In 2012 14th International Conference on Electronic Materials and Packaging (EMAP) (pp. 1-5). IEEE.
Wei, T. W., Cai J.*, Wang Q., et al. Copper filling process for small diameter, high aspect ratio through silicon via (TSV)[C]//2012 13th International Conference on Electronic Packaging Technology & High Density Packaging. IEEE, 2012: 483-487. (Outstanding Paper Award)