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Principal Investigator

Scott Schiffres (PI)
Scott Schiffres - Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Scott pursues research at the intersection of additive manufacturing, thermal metrology, and energy storage.  In 2019, he received an NSF CAREER award.  Prior to joining the faculty at Binghamton University in January 2016, Scott was a Postdoctoral Associate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he worked on energy efficient adsorption refrigeration with Professors  Evelyn Wang, and heat transfer applications of nanomaterials and additive manufacturing with John Hart. In 2014, Scott received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University working in the area of experimental nanoscale heat transfer with Prof. Jonathan Malen. In 2010, Scott was awarded a Steinbrenner Institute Research Fellowship. Scott spent the summer of 2012 as a visiting researcher at Professors Junichiro Shiomi and Shigeo Maruyama’s Laboratory at The University of Tokyo through a joint US-Japan East Asia Pacific Summer Institute Fellowship. Before returning to academia in the fall of 2009, he worked as a Flight and Controls Engineer at Boeing’s Satellite Development Center in Los Angeles. Scott graduated from Princeton University in 2006 with a BSE in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and a certificate in Robotics and Intelligent Systems, and from Cornell University with a MEng in Mechanical Engineering in 2007.


Fatemeh Hejripour Rafsanjani Fatemeh Hejripour Rafsanjani

Morteza Bagheri - State University of New York at Binghamton Morteza Bagheri

Graduate Students

Arad Azizi - State University of New York at Binghamton Arad Azizi - PhD Student

Additive Manufacturing onto Silicon

Vahideh Radmard - State University of New York at Binghamton Vahideh Radmard - PhD Student (Co-Advised by Prof. Bahgat Sammakia), 3D Printed Heatsinks

Zechen Zhang Zechen Zhang - PhD Student (Co-Advised by Prof. Bahgat Sammakia), Thermal interface materials

Piyush Kulkarni Piyush Kulkarni - PhD Student, Metal-silicon interfaces

Nicholas Tomasello Nicholas S. Tomasello - MS Thesis Student

Hiep Coang Hoang - PhD Student (Co-Advised by Prof. Bahgat Sammakia)
Kunal Dixit - MS
Animesh Nanaware - MS
Amey J Shinde - MS
Humphrey C Wu - MS

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Matt Heitner (Mechanical Engineering)
Jacob Goodman (Mechanical Engineering)

Lab Alumni

Matthias Daeumer
Matthias Daeumer - MS Thesis 2019
Thesis Title: "Thermal Anisotropy of Cu3Sn"
Post-graduation: Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Jacob SimmonsJacob Simmons - MS Thesis 2019
Thesis Title: "Influence of Processing and Microstructure on the Thermal Conductivity of Selective Laser Melted 316L Stainless Steel"

Post-graduation: Raymond Corporation

Rebecca Loibl
Rebecca Loibl - MS Thesis Student 2020

Adsorption Technology

Tony Abraham Baby, MS Project 2017
Julia Billman - NSF Energy REU, Summer 2019
Renee Mitchell - NSF Energy REU, Summer 2018

Ashlee T Gabourel -LSAMP Undergrad Research Scholar, Summer 2018, 2019
David T. Oladunjoye -LSAMP Undergrad Research Scholar, Summer 2017
Alessio Bevilacqua - Spring, Summer 2016
Ibrahima Balde -LSAMP Undergrad Research Scholar, Summer 2016

Kevin Poon, Undergraduate 2019



Lab Group Photo 2018
Schiffres Lab Snowshoe 2017
Lab Snowshoe Winter 2017

Lab BBQ at Otsiningo Park, June 2016

Department of Mechanical Engineering