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Thermal conductivity of carbon nanomaterials

Study level

PhD

Master of Philosophy

Faculty/Lead unit

Science and Engineering Faculty

Science and Engineering Faculty

Topic status

We're looking for students to study this topic.

Supervisors

Professor YuanTong Gu
Position
Professor
Division / Faculty
Science and Engineering Faculty
Dr Haifei Zhan
Position
Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
Division / Faculty
Science and Engineering Faculty

Overview

Thermal management is one of the critical issues related with advanced electronics. To ensure the operation, it is important for the heat removal or isolation. Due their high thermal conductivity, carbon nanomaterials have played a unique role in thermal management area.

Research activities

  • working in a big modelling and simulation group
  • using molecular dynamics simulations
  • study the thermal transport properties of carbon nanomaterials

Outcomes

  • understand the nanoscale thermal transport
  • design carbon nanostructures with high thermal conductivity

Skills and experience

  • mechanical background
  • materials background
  • solid state physics
  • programming
  • molecular dynamics simulation

Scholarships

You may be able to apply for a research scholarship in our annual scholarship round.

Annual scholarship round

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Contact

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