We study heat transfer in electronic nano-structures, microfluidic heat sinks, and packaging, focusing on basic transport physics. We work closely with companies on novel cooling strategies for power devices, portables, ASICs, & data centers. Stanford nanoHeat

Featured Publications

Scott, E. A., Perez, C., Saltonstall, C., Adams, D. P., Hodges, C., Asheghi, M., Goodson, K. E., Hopkins, P., Leonhardt, D., & Ziade, E. (2021). Simultaneous thickness and thermal conductivity determination of thinned silicon from 100 nanometers to 40 microns. Applied Physics Letters, 1–7. DOI: 10.1063/5.0050888

Lee, H., Kang, M., Jung, K.W.Kharangate, C.R., Lee, S., Iyengar, M., Malone, C., Asheghi, M., Goodson, K.E., Lee, H. “An Artificial Neural Network Model for Predicting Frictional Pressure Drop in Micro-Pin Fin Heat Sink.” Applied Thermal Engineering, 2021, p. 117012., doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2021.117012

Jung, D., Lee, H., Kong, D., Cho, E., Jung, K.W.Kharangate, C.R., Iyengar, M., Malone, C., Asheghi, M., Goodson, K.E., Lee, H. “Thermal Design and Management of Micro-Pin Fin Heat Sinks for Energy-Efficient Three-Dimensional Stacked Integrated Circuits.” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 175, 2021, p. 121192., doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2021.121192

Featured News

Nanoheat Alumni win NSF CAREER Awards!

Congrats to Saniya Leblanc (George Washington University) and Damena Agonafer (Washington University in St. Louis) for their 2019 awards, and to Yoonjin Won (UC Irvine) in 2018, all with great ideas for research, education, and outreach.  Saniya’s research will be on additive manufacturing for thermoelectric applications, and Damena and Yoonjin are exploring aspects of phase […]

ARPA-E collaboration launches with UC Merced, NREL, and Toyota

Extreme two-phase heat sinking for data centers and power electronics, exploring the limits of convective cooling for two of the toughest applications facing society. Project Title:  Exploring the Limits of Cooling for Extreme Heat Flux Applications: Data Centers and Power Electronics.  Collaborators:  Prof. Joe Palko, UC Merced, Dr. Sreekant Narumanchi, NREL, and Dr. Eric Dede, […]