NanoTherm Research Group


Learning and research in the field of thermodynamics, heat transfer, aned nanotechnology has been a journey that has fulfilled our ambitions and continue to do so. We conduct research that will intersect multidisciplinary fields for energy applications. The immediate need for solving energy problems is highlighted by rapid growth of global population, escalation of environmental issues, and increased competition for dwindling resources.
We aim to bring about transformational knowledge for efficient harvesting of energy by fundamentally manipulating heat-fluid-surface interaction in multiple length and time scales. Our research involves mathematical modeling, simulation and experimentation in thermo-fluid system. As broad impact range of these systems, we have a strong emphasis on multidisciplinary collaboration with physicists, material scientists, and chemists.


Nanotherm welcomes new PhD students Parham Jafari and Mojdeh Nazari. Looking forward to their success.

Hadi Ghasemi recieved Bill D. Cook Faculty Honor.

Congratulations to Fernando Rodriguez. He received Houston Scholar Funding scholarship.

Congratulations to James Russ. He received PURS scholarship.

Nanotherm welcomes new undergraduate lab members James Russ, Abdullah Al-Bayati, and Fernanndo Rodriguez.

Hadi Ghasemi recieved Teaching Excellence Award of College of Engineering.

Congratulations to Munib Hasnain. He has been selected for a REU position in Frontiers in Science at Rice University center of Theoretical Biophysics working under supervision of Dr. Margaret Cheung.

Congratulations to Nazanin! Her work on Rational Micro-Nanostructuring for Thin Film Evaporation is Published in Journal of Physical Chemistry C.

Congratulations to Mohammad and Nazanin! Their work on Flexible artificially networked structure for high pressure solar steam generation is Published in Journal of Materials Chemistry A.

Nanotherm welcomes a new member, Varun Kashyap. Looking forward for his success.

Hadi Ghasemi is Awarded AFOSR Young Investigator Award. The story is highlighted in UH News.