March 23, 2022
Patrick Krane and Albraa Alsaati both successefully defended their PhD's this week!
June 4, 2021
Congratulations to Meghavin Bhatasana and Pranay Nagrani for winning Best Poster awards for their respective tracks at ITherm 2021, and to Soumya Bandyopadhay for his outstanding poster award.
November 17, 2020
For the development of a creative, interdisciplinary approach to evaluate, understand, and control the physical mechanisms governing the thermal transport properties of materials, machines, and systems.
October 1, 2020
Prof. Marconnet and MTEC students will present at several conferences this fall!
August 24, 2020
Albraa Alsaati
MTEC graduate student, Albraa Alsaati, presented his poster virtually at ITHERM 2020 winning the award for the best poster in the System-Level Thermal Management Track! Congrats Albraa!
April 24, 2020
Emily Nadler
One of our undergraduate researchers, Emily Nadler, wins the Starkey Prize for Outstanding Seniors in the Mechanical Engineering department.
November 20, 2019
Prof. Marconnet recently presented an overview of her career at the Celebrating our Associate Professors seminar at Purdue University.
June 3, 2019
Dr. Miers & Prof. Marconnet
Collier Miers, one of the first MTEC students, defended his thesis and graduated in Spring 2019! Aaditya Cadadai, Debraliz Isaac-Aragones, and Patrick Krane all won awards at ITHERM 2019!
March 1, 2019
This spring several MTEC students will present their work at ITHERM 2019, and work from the MTEC lab will be presented at other conferences by PI Marconnet and collaborators.
December 16, 2018
Gonzalez Graduation
David Gonzalez Cuadrado defended his PHD thesis and Kunal Thaker received his MS degree in December 2018.
August 3, 2018
Yuqiang Zeng Commencement
Yuqiang Zeng earned his PhD and Prahlad Kulkarni received his MS degree this summer. We had several undergrads working in the lab as well.
May 12, 2018
Jaesik Hahn became the first MTEC PhD Student defends his thesis! Albraa Alsaati defended his MS thesis and will continue to the PHD program! Congratulations!
April 10, 2018
MTEC Undergrad Adrian Ruiz won first place at the Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference for his poster on Passive Thermal Management using Phase Change Materials
February 21, 2018
Jaesik Hahn Seminar
Albraa Alsaati presented his work at the AEESP Distinguished Lecturer Conference and Jaesik Hahn presented his work at the ME Sandbox Seminar Series this semester
October 1, 2017
Cosmetiscope October Issue
PHD student Jaesik Hahn's work (in collaboration with the REID lab) is featured in this month's issue of Cosmetiscope!
September 1, 2017
InterPACK Awards
Professor Amy Marconnet wins the ASME EPPD Woman Engineer of the Year Award for 2017 and David Gonzalez, Amy Marconnet, and Guillermo Panigua's paper on Inverse Metrology wins Outstanding Paper for the conference!
May 30, 2017
MTEC will have 3 paper presentations, one poster, and an entry to the Art of Science competition, and Prof Marconnet will participate in the panel on “NOVEL MATERIALS AND FABRICATION”.
November 20, 2016
MTEC Group - Fall 2016
MTEC celebrated another successful semester with dinner and bowling at the PMU.
October 4, 2016
Solar Sponge
Professor Marconnet and colleagues from MIT received a patent based off her work on localized heating structures based on carbon foams for enhanced evaporation of water in solar collecting systems.
June 22, 2016
Graduate students Aalok Gaitonde and Jaesik Hahn worked with the students to optimize the performance vs cost of heat exchangers.
April 12, 2016
Adrian (right) with graduate mentors Yash (center) and Zhenhuan (left)
Undergraduates Adrian Ruiz and Qianru Sally Jia participated in the Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium on April 12. Adrian placed 2nd overall in the poster competition. Undergraduate Yu Han will participate in the Bottomley Undergraduate Research Scholarship Poster Show on April 27.
March 9, 2016
The joint research of PHD Student Jaesik Hahn, conducted in the Marconnet Thermal and Energy Conversion Lab and the REID lab, was featured in the Winter 2016 issue of Purdue's Engineering Impact Magazine.
December 4, 2015
Staying Cool Under Pressure
Collier Miers, the first thesis student to graduate from the MTEC lab, defended his MS thesis on Dec 4, 2015! Congratulations, Collier!
October 6, 2015
MTEC and REID Lab work on thermal transport in hair featured in the news.
August 6, 2015
Qianru Sally Jia worked with graduate mentor Collier Miers throughout the summer to develop a 3d printer for nanoinks. The 3d printer will allow us to print thermoelectric devices on flexible substrates. She will present her work at the SURF Symposium on August 6 in the Armstrong Building.
August 3, 2015
Flow diagram of addressing the gap in the ecological consistency between scientific research and customer needs
Doctoral candidate Jaesik Hahn will present his work on "Integrating Design Methodology, Thermal Sciences, and Customer Needs to Address Challenges in the Hair Care Industry" at the ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information (DETC) in Engineering Conference on August 3, 2015.
May 20, 2015
InterPACK 2015
MTEC Lab will have three presentations at InterPACK this summer
May 20, 2015
Yash Ganatra presenting at CTRC Review - Spring 2015
Professor Marconnet and several students interacted with members of the Cooling Technology Research Consortium (CTRC) over the past few days. Highlights of the event included a student poster session, where Yash Ganatra's poster on our Passive Phase Change Materials for Thermal Management won for first place.
March 27, 2015
MRS Spring 2015
Yuqiang Zeng and Liu Peng will present their work at the conference in San Francisco, CA in early April.
March 20, 2015
Dinner with JNCASR Faculty
Prof Marconnet spoke at the JNCASR-Purdue Workshop on Nanomaterials for Energy in Bangalore, India on March 20, 2015
December 14, 2014
MTEC - Fall 2014
MTEC celebrated the end of the semester and all the hard work of the undergraduate and graduate students in the lab.
December 3, 2014
CNT TIM paper accepted for publication in TCPMT and Nanofluid Paper accepted for publication in Nano Letters
August 6, 2014
Undergraduate SURF students Meng Pan and Yu Han will be presenting their work on "Thermal Properties of Soft Nanomaterials" at the SURF Research Symposium (Thursday Aug 7, 9 am - 5 pm in the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering).
June 19, 2014
DLS for Solar Steam Generation
Work conducted by Professor Marconnet and colleagues at MIT's NanoEngineering Group during and following her postdoc has been published in Nature Communications: "Solar Steam Generation by Heat Localization" by Hadi Ghasemi, George Ni, Amy Marconnet, James Loomis, Selcuk Yerci, Nenad Miljkovic, and Gang Chen.
May 29, 2014
Check out our work at several conferences this spring including ITCC and ITHERM.
May 13, 2014
Collier Miers and Yuqiang Zeng presented overviews of their work at the Cooling Technologies Research Center review today.
May 8, 2014
MTEC Spring 2014
MTEC celebrated the end of the semester and all the hard work of the undergraduate and graduate students in the lab.
April 29, 2014
Collier Miers and Yuqiang Zeng presented their work for the first time at ITCC 2014 on April 29.
January 17, 2014
Our paper with collaborators at the National University of Singapore was accepted for publication in the journal Colloids and Surfaces A and preprints are available online already.
November 17, 2013
Collaborators with the M-TEC lab will present two talks at IMECE 2013 (Nov 15-21, 2013 in San Diego, CA).
August 16, 2013
Schematic rendering of photothermal characterization methods for CNT forest.
Our comprehensive review of thermal transport in carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and CNT-based materials has been published in Reviews of Modern Physics.
August 12, 2013
Amy Marconnet
Professor Amy Marconnet along with new graduate students Collier Miers and Yuqiang Zeng arrived at Purdue today starting the Marconnet Thermal & Energy Conversion (M-TEC) Lab.
July 18, 2013
ASME Heat Transfer Division 75th Anniversary Logo
Amy Marconnet presented two papers this week at the ASME 2013 Summer Heat Transfer Conference in Minneapolis, MN: "Impact of Phase Change on Thermal and Electrical Properties of Ionic Nanofluids" and "Thermal Transport across Self-Assembled Monolayers to Water".