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Massoud Kaviany

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Massoud Kaviany

Professor, Mechanical Engineering; Professor, Applied Physics

kaviany@umich.edu
3108 GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)
2350 Hayward
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125
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Phone: (734) 936-0402
Fax: (734) 647-3170

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Degrees

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California-Berkeley, 1979
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois-Chicago, 1974
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois-Chicago, 1973

Research Interests

Heat Transfer Physics: efficient and innovative energy transport and conversion (transformation) through atomic tailoring of the principal energy carriers (phonon, electron, fluid particle, and photon). Current energy-related projects include thermoelectricity, phonoelectricity, and thermal switch.

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Major Funding Sources

National Science Foundation; Delphi Automotive Systems; Department of Energy (Basic Energy Sciences)

Honors and Awards

James Harry Potter Gold Medal, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2010

Hawkins Memorial Lecture Series (Heat Transfer), Purdue University, 2005

Education Excellence Award, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, 2003

Heat Transfer Memorial Award (Science), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2002

Teaching Incentive Program Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1999, 2000

Research Excellence Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1994

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1992

Teaching

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