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.


Hadi Ghasemi received top three innovator award of NASA iTech.

Congratulations to Mohammmad! His work on surfaces for high heat dissipation is accepted in Applied Physics Letters.

Congratulations to Varun! His work on graphite films for solar desalination is accepted in Materials Chemistry A.

Congratulations to Kevin! He will join University of California, Berkeley for his college education in computer science.

Congratulations to Bahareh and Shadi! Their work on dispalcement flows is accepted in Physics of Fluids.

Congratulations to Ali! His work on antiscaling surfaces is published in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces.

Congratulations to Abdullah! He received internship to attend 2017 Harvard Business School Program.

Congratulations to Tam! She defended her honor thesis. We wish her success in the future career.

Hadi Ghasemi is among the top ten finalists for NASA ITech competition. The proposed idea is recognized by NASA to be a compelling technology to solve problmes here on Earth and as humans leave earth. NASA ITech.

Congratulations to Peyman! His work on remote droplet manipulation is accepted in Advanced Materials Interfaces.

Congratulations to Abdullah! He received the competetive SURF award. Looking forward to hear his other success stories.