Geoff Wehmeyer is an assistant professor in Mechanical Engineering at Rice University. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2013 and his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 2018. His research uses experimental and theoretical methods to understand and control heat transfer from the nano- to macroscales. He joined the faculty at Rice in 2018.
Email: geoff.wehmeyer (at) rice.edu
Office: MEB 213
Dr. Qing Zhu
Qing Zhu received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Houston and his B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern Polytechnical University. His current research interests include fabricating novel heat switch devices using magnetic thin films and measuring thermal properties of nanomaterials using electrothermal methods. His past research focused on designing and implementing improved electrical and thermal characterization methods for thermoelectric materials.
Email: qz34 (at) rice.edu
Trevor Shimokusu received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2019. He is interested in heat transfer and fluid mechanics, specifically for applications in energy systems. His current research focuses on switchable fluid thermal devices for improved thermal management.
Email: tjs14 (at) rice.edu
Yingru Song graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2018 with a B.S. degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Currently he works as a PhD student in the NHTL group. His interests include nano-scale energy transport using both numerical and experimental tools.
Email: ys69 (at) rice.edu
Chima Adiole is a freshman majoring in Mechanical Engineering at Rice University. She is interested in aerospace, sustainability and renewable energy production while exploring the vast array of opportunities available in engineering. Her current research focuses on the use of thermoelectrics and temperature control which could be beneficial in the production of efficient spacecrafts and other machines.
Email: ca31 (at) rice.edu
Harry Liu is a junior at Rice majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science. Harry’s research interests include modeling heat conduction in electron microscopy experiments using finite-element methods.
Email: yl163 (at) rice.edu