PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

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Sheng Shen is a Professor at the Mechanical Engineering Department of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). He also holds courtesy appointments in both the Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Materials Science and Engineering Departments at CMU. He received his PhD degree from the Mechanical Engineering Department at MIT, and BS and MS degrees from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China. Prior to joining CMU in 2011, he conducted his postdoctoral research at UC-Berkeley. Professor Shen is a recipient of NSF CAREER Award, DARPA Director's Fellowship, DARPA Young Faculty Award, and Elsevier/JQSRT Raymond Viskanta Award for Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer. He also received the CMU Dean's Early Career Fellowship, the Philomathia Foundation Research Fellowship in Alternative Energy Research from UC-Berkeley, a Hewlett-Packard Best Paper Award from ASME Heat Transfer Division, and a Best Paper Award in Julius Springer Forum on Applied Physics.

GROUP MEMBERS

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Rui Cheng

Postdoctoral SCHOLAR

Research interest:

Thermophotovoltaics, Polymer fibers, Electrochemical cells

Hakan Salihoglu

Postdoctoral SCHOLAR

Research interest:

Thermal radiation, Nanoscale heat transfer, Energy transport

Hyeong Seok Yun

Postdoctoral SCHOLAR

Research interest:

Nano-fabrication, Nano-photonics, and terahertz spectroscopy (THz-TDS).

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Xiao Luo

PhD CANDIDATE

Research interest:

Functional material fabrication and characterization, Thermal measurement

Yusuf Mert Senturk

PhD CANDIDATE

Research interest:

Manufacturing, Polymer fibers, Electrochemical drilling

Lin Jing

PhD CANDIDATE

Research interest:

Thermal interface materials, Near-field thermal radiation

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Hyeonggyun Kim

PhD CANDIDATE

Research interest:

Fabrication of nanophotonic devices

Zhuo Li

PhD CANDIDATE

Research interest:

Near-field thermal radiation, Phontonics, First principle simulation 

Xiu Liu

PhD CANDIDATE

Research interest:

Direct thermal radiation measurement, 

Infrared Detection, Energy Harvesting 

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Zexiao Wang

PhD STUDENT

Research interest:

Nanoscale heat transfer, Manufacturing

Yibai Zhong

PhD STUDENT

Research interest:

Nanophotonics, Energy transfer

Tianyi Huang

PhD STUDENT

Research interest:

2D material, High frequency circuit, Digital circuit

ALUMNI

Bowen Yu (PhD, 2021)

Shen Du (Visiting PhD student, 2020)

Phil Smith (PhD, 2020)

Jiayu Li (PhD, 2020)

Wei Gong (PhD, 2019)

Ramesh Shrestha (PhD, 2018)

Baoan Liu (PhD, 2016)

Jiawei Shi (PhD, 2015)

Pengfei Li (PhD, 2015)

Devarsh Vispute (MS, 2020)

Yuxuan Luan (MS, 2019)

Siddharth Padmanabha (MS, 2018)

Li-Yang Chang (MS, 2017)

Jeffrey Sze (MS, 2015)

Feifei Lu (MS, 2014)

Chenji Ji (MS, 2013)

Yutian Cai (BS, 2020)

Qian Yang (BS, 2019)

James Zhang (BS, 2019)

Yunheng Zhang (BS, 2018)

Kemuel Noriega (BS, 2016)  

Yingqiu Lee (BS, 2016)

Guochen Shen (BS, 2014)

Li Yen Ng (BS, 2014)

Kaiyang Liew (BS, 2013)