Alumni

 

NovaTherm Ph.D. Graduates

2014

Ronald Warzoha

Manipulation and characterization of geometry-dependent nanoscale thermophysics in nanoparticle enhanced phase change thermal energy storage materials” LinkedIn page

2012

Steven Miller

Clustering behavior of Yttrium and scandium dopant ions in cubic stabilized zirconia electrolytes at high temperature” Current Position: Mechanical Engineer, Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division LinkedIn page

 

NovaTherm MSME Graduates

2016

Isaac Rose

“Warm Water Cooling Storage for Data Center Cooling Applications” Current position:  LinkedIn page

2014

Rebecca Weigand

"Characterization and stabilizations of herringbone-style graphite nanofibers enhanced energy storage materials through thermal cycling." Current position: Looking for position  LinkedIn Page

2012

Anthony Rao

"Installation and Calibration of Thermal Conductivity Testing Equipment." Current position: Application Engineer, KNF Neuburger  LinkedIn Page

2010

Ryan Ehid

"Development of Shape-Stabilized Nano-enhanced Phase Change Material." Current position: Mechanical Program Manager, Avo Photonics

2009

Ronald Warzoha

"A Computational Study on Novel Thermal Management Techniques for Solid State Current Limiters and Their Optimization in Various Power Loading Schemes and Orientations.” Current position: Ph.D. Candidate, Villanova University  LinkedIn Page

2009

Kireeti Chintakrinda

"An Experimental Investigation into the Transient Thermal Management of Electronics Using Phase Change Materials." Current position Mechanical Packaging Engineer, Varentec  LinkedIn Page

2009

Omar Sanusi

"An Investigation into the Solidification Effects of Nanoenhanced Phase Change Material." Current position: U.S. Naval Officer

2009

Ravi Yakkatelli

"A Flow Visualization Study of the Jet Dynamics of a Round Jet Impinging on Foamed Aluminum Porous Medium." Current position: IT consultant

2008

Srikanth Challa

"Effects of Proximity on Overheating of Adjacent Devices on Printed Circuit Boards in Forced Convection." Current position: MM/WM Consultant, L'Oreal USA  LinkedIn Page

2007

Patrick Kirby

"Influence of Thermal Wakes in Free and Forced Convection On the Heat Transfer from Heat Generating Devices In Close Proximity On Printed Circuit Boards." Current position: Ph.D. Candidate, Drexel University,  LinkedIn Page

2007

Venugopal Gandikota

"The Fluid Dynamics of Boiling Flow from a Carbon-Fiber Brush Heat Sink and Graphite Foam." Current position: Scrum Master/Principal Systems Analyst at Fidelity Investments, LinkedIn Page

2006

Harish Chengalvala

"Evaluation of a Carbon-Fiber Brush Heat Sink in Two-Phase Boiling Flow." Current position: CAD Lead,  ILENSYS,  LinkedIn Page

2005

Jared Harvest

"Effects of Proximity on Overheating of Adjacent Devices on Printed Circuit Boards." Current position: Applications and Support Engineer, Ansys Inc,  LinkedIn Page

2003

Sharareh R. Nejad

"Jet Impingement Cooling of Heated Plates and Raised Pedestals Representing Microchip Arrangements." Current position: Mechanical Engineer, Precis Engineering, LinkedIn Page

 

NovaTherm BSME Graduates

2016

Omar Arafa

“Thermal Impact of Green roofs”

Thomas Gil

"Experimental Study of Nanofiber Settling in Paraffin."

2015

Kristen Shannon

"Thermal Conductivity Measurements of Nanoenhanced Materials"

2014

Kieran Hess

"Settling of graphite nanofibers in paraffin."

2013

Rebecca Weigand

"Thermal Properties of Nano-enhanced Phase Change Materials."

Raechel Aliparo

"Thermal Analysis of Solid State Electronics for Smart grid Systems."

Lorelle Suriano

"SEM analysis of carbon nanofilms."

2012

Chris Burns

"Data Reduction of Thermal Cycling Experiments of Shape-Stabilized Phase Change Materials."

Tim Thomas

"Data Reduction of Thermal Cycling Experiments of Shape-Stabilized Phase Change Materials.”

2011

Sean McIntosh

"Development of a vacuum assist system to enhance PCM penetration into carbon foam.”

Caitlin McEntee

"Heat Transfer from a Porous Foam Heat Sink to an Impinging Round Jet.”

Kelsi Bendenelli

"Heat Transfer from a Porous Foam Heat Sink to an Impinging Round Jet.”

2010

William McCann

"Development of a vacuum assist system to enhance PCM penetration into carbon foam.”

Elizabeth DiBella

"Fluid Dynamics of an Round Jet Impinging on a Porous Media”

Brian McManus

"Investigation of conductivity enhanced PCMs as a thermal interface material.”

John McCloskey

"Determination of the thermal properties of PCM enhanced window panels for energy efficient buildings.”

2009

Ian Azerdo

"Fluid Dynamics of an Round Jet Impinging on a Porous Media”

2008

Patrick McGrath

"Flow Mechanics of an Air Jet Impinging on a Pedestal”

 

Ron Warzoha

"Thermal analysis of a 69 kV Solid State Current Limiter.”

Erik Martin

"Design of a Chemical Vapor Deposition Chamber for Thin Film Deposition.”

Neal Dillon

"Design of a High Heat Flux Thermosyphon.”

Patrick Loerch

"Numerical Analysis of the Thermal Impact of Solder Voids and Correlation with Thermal Images.”

Adriano Hauck

"Effective Thermal Conductivity Modeling of Thermal Vias.”

2007

John Duda

"Flow Mechanics of an Air Jet Impinging on a Pedestal.”

2006

Francis Lagor

"Flow Mechanics of an Air Jet Impinging on a Pedestal.”

Kerry Kamon

"Use of Infrared Thermography in Thermal Management of Electronics.”

Matthew Voorhees

"Use of Infrared Thermography in Thermal Management of Electronics.”

Brian Comber

"Thermal Proximity Effects of Packaged RF High Power Amplifier Discretes.”

Michael Nyhan

"Mitigation and Detection of Thermal Signatures of Unmanned Surface Vehicles.”

2004

Anthony Reindl

"Natural Convection from Two Heat Sources Maintained at Different Temperatures on Multiple Printed Circuit Boards.”

Adrienne Darr

"Experimental Investigation of Phase Change Materials for Thermal Management of Naval Electronics.”

2003

Christina Turka

"Natural Convection from Two Heat Sources Maintained at Different Temperatures on Multiple Printed Circuit Boards.”

Craig Iwano,

"Natural Convection from Two Heat Sources Maintained at Different Temperatures on Multiple Printed Circuit Boards.”

Jared Harvest

"Natural Convection from Two Heat Sources Maintained at Different Temperatures on Multiple Printed Circuit Boards.”

2003

Kimberly Krug

"Natural Convection from Two Heat Sources Maintained at Different Temperatures on a Single Printed Circuit Board.”

Thomas Kopec

"Natural Convection from Two Heat Sources Maintained at Different Temperatures on a Single Printed Circuit Board.”

Director

Dr. Amy Fleischer

Dr. Amy Fleischer
Professor and Chair of Mechanical Engineering
Director of the NovaTherm Laboratory

Contact Us
Phone: (610) 519-4996
Email: amy.fleischer@villanova.edu