Satish Kumar

Satish Kumar

Professor Emeritus; School of Mechanical Engineering
Professor Emeritus; School of Materials Science & Engineering

Dr. Satish Kumar is currently an Associate professor in the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech. He joined Georgia Tech in 2009 as an Assistant Professor. Prior, he worked at IBM Corporation where he was responsible for the thermal management of electronic devices. Kumar received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette in 2007. He received his M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge in 2003 and B.Tech. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati in 2001. His research interests are in electro-thermal transport in carbon nanotube, graphene, and 2D materials based electronic devices, AlGaN/GaN transistors, thermal management, and thermo-electric coolers. He is author or co-author of over 70 journal or conference publications. His contributions to his research field have been recognized by Purdue Research Foundation Fellowship in 2005, 1969 Teaching Fellow from Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning Center at Georgia Tech, 2012 Summer Faculty Fellow from Air Force Research Lab, 2014 Sigma Xi Young Faculty Award, and 2014 DARPA Young Faculty Award.


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Georgia Institute of Technology

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George W. Woodruff School Mechanical Engineering
Research Focus Areas:
  • Advanced Composites
  • Bioengineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Combustion
  • Electronic Materials
  • Electronics
  • Micro and Nano Device Engineering
  • Miniaturization & Integration
  • Semiconductors
  • Thermal Systems
  • Additional Research:
    • Compund Semiconductors
    • Computational mechanics
    • Carbon Nanotubes
    • Bio-Devices

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