James J. and Carol L. Shuttleworth Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering (by courtesy)
Ph.D., 1994, University of California,
M.S., 1991, University of California, Berkeley
B.S., 1989, University of Science and Technology of China
ME507 Laser Processing
ME315: Heat and Mass Transfer
ME463: Engineering Design
Intermediate Heat Transfer
ME507: Laser Processing
ME604: Diffusion of Heat and Mass
1) Nanoscale energy transport
- Energy transport in 2D materials (very thin film materials bounded by van der Waals force)
- Active thermal transport control
- Near-field radiation (radiation between two-closed spaces surfaces) and radiation in 2D materials
- Thermal transport in nanoscale thermal interface materials
- Energy transport in thermoelectric materials for waste heat recovery from automobile exhaust gas
2) Nano-optics and laser-based nano-optical engineering.
- Nanoscale rapid 3D printing
- Parallel nanolithography and nanomaterials synthesis using nanoscale optical antenna and device development
- Near-field scanning optical microscopy
- Near-field optics
- High density data storage using nanoscale optical antenna
Russell Severance Springer Visiting Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, the University of California at Berkeley, 2019-2020
Fellow, OSA, 2017
Purdue University School of Mechanical Engineering Ruth and Joel Spira Award, 2013
James J. and Carol L. Shuttleworth Professor of Mechanical Engineering, 2010
Hakan Salihoglu, Ph.D.
Shouyuan Huang, Ph.D.
Prabhu Kumar Venuthurumilli, Ph.D.
Paul Somers, Ph.D.
Mauricio Sergovia, Ph.D.
Jason Johnson, Ph.D.
Muhammad Abid, Fulbright Scholar
Kevin H. Song, M.S. 1997, Ph.D. 1999 (Applied Materials, CA)
David Willis, M.S., 1997; Ph.D., 2001 (Associate Prof. the Southern Methodist University)
Guofei Chen, Ph.D., 1999 (CNH, IL)
Xinwei Wang, Ph.D., 2001 (Prof. Iowa State University)
Jaewook Ryu, M.S., 2001 (Resonetics, NH)
Rama Dontha, M.S., 2002 (co-advised by Prof. B. Yao, Cummins Engine, IN)
Halil Berberoglu, M.S., 2003 (Assist. Prof. UT Austin)
X. Richard Zhang, Ph.D., 2004 (GE, NY)
Joohan Kim, Ph.D., 2004 (Assist. Prof. the Seoul National University of Technology)
Safa Akbatu, M.S., 2004
Ihtesham H. Chowdhury, M.S., 2002, Ph.D., 2005 (Intel, AZ)
Changrui Cheng, Ph.D., 2006 (Butler International, IL)
Eric X. Jin, Ph.D., 2006 (Seagate Technology, MN)
Nick Murphy-DuBay, M.S. 2007 (Harris Corp., FL)
Alex Q. Wu., Ph.D., 2008 (Seagate Technology, PA)
Liang Wang, Ph.D., 2008 (Professor, University of Science and Technology of China)
Sinan Selcuk, Postdoc, 2008 (Intel, OR)
Rohan Kelkar, M.S., 2008 (Roche Diagnostics, IN)
Bara Cola, Ph.D., 2009 (co-advised by Prof. T.S. Fisher, Assist. Prof., Georgia Tech)
Sreemanth Uppuluri, Ph.D., 2010 (Intel, OR)
Se Jun Park, Postdoc, 2010 (Sumsung, Korea)
Carl Liebig, Postdoc, 2010 (Air Force Wright Patterson Research Laboratory)
Chengjuan Yang (Ph.D., from Xi’an Jiaotong University)
Pornsak Srisungsitthisunti, Ph.D. 2011 (Assist Prof. King Mongkut’s Univ of Tech, Thailand)
Xiaolei Wen (Ph.D. Univ. Sci. Tech. China)
Zhisong Xiao, Visiting Scientist, Prof. Beihang Univ.
Xifeng Ren, Visiting Scientist, Associate Prof. Univ. Sci. Tech. China
Xiongfeng Zhu (M.S., currently PhD student in UCLA)
James Mitchell, Ph.D., 2014 (Maxim Integrated, OR)
Bryan Spann, Ph.D., 2014 (NRC Fellow, NRL)
Liang Guo, Ph.D. 2014 (Postdoc, UC Berkeley, Assistant Prof. Southern University of Science and Technology of China)
Jianli Wang, Visiting Scholar (Southeast University of China)
Yan Li, Ph.D., 2014 (Assistant Prof. Shandong University)
Sumeet Kumar, Ph.D. 2014, co-advised by Prof. S.D. Heister, KLA-Tencor, CA.
Jianjun Yang, Visiting Scientist, Nankai University
Nan Zhou, Ph.D. 2015, Seagate Technology, MN.
Andrei Dubitsky, M.S., 2015, co-advised by Prof. S.D. Heister, Aerospace Co. CA.
Qiaomu Yao, M.S., 2015, Appfolio Inc., CA.
Zhe Luo, Ph.D. 2016, Seagate Technology, MN.
Woongsik Nam, Ph.D. 2016, Samsung.
Xiaolong He, PhD., visiting student from HIT.
Luis Traverso, Ph.D. 2016, (Assistant Professor, Universidad del Turabo, Puerto Rico.)
Mithun Srinivasan, M.S. 2016, Nimbus Materials, Inc. CA.
Peter Barton, M.S. 2017, Albany International, WI.
Qian Cao, M.S. 2018, Hermes Microvision, CA.
Jithin Prabha, M.S., 2019, ASM International, Novelty, OH.
Anurup Datta, Ph.D., 2019, University of Tromso, Norway.
Zhou Zeng, M.S. 2019, Schlumberger, TX.
Vasu Iyer, Ph.D., 2020, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN.