Journal Papers

31. B. Chatterjee, J.S. Lundh, Y. Song, D. Shoemaker, A.G Baca, R.J. Kaplar, T.E. Beechem, C. Saltonstall, A. Allerman, A.M. Armstrong, B.A. Klein, A. Bansal, HR. Seyf, D. Talreja, A. Pogrebnyakov, E. Heller, V. Gopalan, A. Henry, J. M. Redwing, B. Foley, S. Choi “Interdependence of Electronic and Thermal Transport in AlxGa1-xN Channel HEMTs”, IEEE Electron Device Letters, (2020)

30. HR. Seyf, K. Gordiz, F. DeAngelis, A. Henry “Green-Kubo Modal Analysis (GKMA) and Interface Conductance Modal Analysis (ICMA) for Modal Analysis of Heat Transfer across the Entire Spectrum of Solid Materials”, Journal of Applied Physics, 125, (2019)

29. F. DeAngelis, M. Gopal, J. Moon, HR. Seyf, A. McGaughey, A. Minnich, A. Henry “Phonon Transport in Disordered Materials”, Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, 23, (2019)

28. C. Amy, HR. Seyf, M. A. Steiner, D. Friedman, A. Henry “Thermal Energy Grid Storage Using Multijunction Photovoltaics”, Energy and Environmental Science, 12, (2018)

27. F. DeAngelis, HR. Seyf, R. Berman, G. Schmidt, D. Moore, and A. Henry, ”Design of a High Temperature (1350°C) Solar Receiver Based on a Liquid Metal Heat Transfer Fluid: Sensitivity Analysis”, Journal of Solar Energy, 64, (2018)

26. HR. Seyf, W. Lv, A. Henry “The Importance of Phonons with Negative Phase Quotient in Disordered Solids”, Scientific Reports , 8(1), (2018)

25. HR. Seyf, L. Yates, T. Bougher, S. Graham, B. Cola, T. Detchprohm , M. Ji , J. Kim , R. Dupuis, W. Lv, A. Henry,  “Rethinking Phonons: The Issue of Disorder”, Nature PG – Computational Materials, 3(1), (2017)

24. A. Rohskopf, HR. Seyf, K. Gordiz, T. Tadano, A. Henry, “Empirical Interatomic Potentials Optimized for Phonon Properties”, Nature PG – Computational Materials, 3(1), (2017)

23. Z. Liu, Y. Liu, Y. Chang, HR. Seyf, A. Henry, A. Mattheyses, K. Yehl, Y. Zhang, Z. Huang, K. Salaita “, Nanoscale Optomechanical Actuators for Controlling Mechanotransduction in Living Cells”, Nature Methods, 13, (2016)

22. HR. Seyf, A. Henry, “Thermophotovoltaics: A Potential Pathway to High Efficiency Concentrated Solar Power”, Energy and Environmental Science, 9 (8), (2016)

21. HR. Seyf, A. Henry, “A Method for Distinguishing Between Propagons, Diffusions, and Locons”, Journal of Applied Physics, 120 (2), (2016)

20. B Rajabifar, HR Seyf, Y Zhang, SK Khanna,” Flow and Heat Transfer in Micro Pin Fin Heat Sinks With Nano-Encapsulated Phase Change Materials”, Journal of Heat Transfer, 138 (6), (2016)

19. H Lu, HR Seyf, Y Zhang, HB Ma, “Heat Transfer Enhancement of Backward-Facing Step Flow by Using Nano-Encapsulated Phase Change Material Slurry” Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications, 67 (4), (2015)

18. HR Seyf, MR Wilson, Y Zhang, HB Ma, “Flow and Heat Transfer of Nanoencapsulated Phase Change Material Slurry Past an Unconfined Square Cylinder” Journal of Heat Transfer, 136 (5), (2014)

17. K Mohammadian, HR Seyf, Y Zhang, “Performance Augmentation and Optimization of Aluminum Oxide-Water Nanofluid Flow in a Two-Fluid Microchannel Heat Exchanger”, Journal of Heat Transfer, 136(2), (2014)

16. HR Seyf, Y Zhang, “Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Normal and Explosive Boiling on Nanostructured Surface”, Journal of Heat Transfer, 135(12), (2013)

15. HR Seyf, Y Zhang, “Effect of Nanotextured Array of Conical Features on Explosive Boiling Over a Flat Substrate: A Nonequilibrium Molecular Dynamics Study”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 66, (2013)

14. HR Seyf, S Kim, Y Zhang, “Thermal Performance of an Al2O3–Water Nanofluid Pulsating Heat Pipe”, Journal of Electronic Packaging, 135, (2013)

13. SM Rassoulinejad-Mousavi, HR Seyf, S Abbasbandy, “Heat Transfer Through a Porous Saturated Channel with Permeable Walls using Two-Equation Energy Model”, Journal of Porous Media, 16 (3), (2013)

12. HR Seyf, Z Zhou, HB Ma, Y Zhang, “Three Dimensional Numerical Study of Heat Transfer Enhancement by Nano-encapsulated Phase Change Material Slurry in Microtube Heat Sinks With Tangential Impingement”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 56 (1), (2013)

11. HR Seyf, B Nikaaein, “Analysis of Brownian Motion and Particle Size Effects on the Thermal Behavior and Cooling Performance of Microchannel Heat Sinks” International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 58, (2012)

10. HR Seyf, M Feizbakhshi, “Computational Analysis of Nanofluid Effects on Convective Heat Transfer Enhancement of Micro-Pin-Fin Heat Sinks”, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 58, (2012)

9. A Shalchi-Tabrizi, HR Seyf, “Analysis of Entropy Generation and Convective Heat Transfer of Al2O3 Nanofluid Flow in a Tangential Micro Heat Sink”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 55 (15-16), (2012)

8. HR Seyf, SM Rassoulinejad-Mousavi, “An Analytical Study for Fluid Flow in Porous Media Embedded Inside a Channel With Moving or Stationary Walls Subjected to Injection/Suction”, Journal of Fluids Engineering, 133(9), (2011)

7. A Malli, HR Seyf, M Layeghi, S Sharifian, H Behravesh, “Investigating the Performance of Cellulosic Evaporative Cooling Pads”, Energy Conversion and Management, 52 (7), (2011)

6. HR Seyf, SK Mohammadian, “Thermal and Hydraulic Performance of Counterflow Microchannel Heat Exchangers with and Without Nanofluids”, Journal of Heat Transfer, 33(8), (2011)

5. HR Seyf, SM Rassoulinejad-Mousavi, “He’s Homotopy Method for Investigation of Flow and Heat Transfer in a Fluid Saturated Porous Medium”, World Applied Science Journal, 15 (12), (2011)

4. HR Seyf, M Layeghi, “Numerical Analysis of Convective Heat Transfer from an Elliptic Pin Fin Heat Sink With and Without Metal Foam Insert”, Journal of Heat Transfer, 132 (7), (2010)

3. HR Seyf, M Layeghi, “Vapor Flow Analysis in Flat Plate Heat Pipes Using Homotopy Perturbation Method” Journal of Heat Transfer, 132(5), (2010)

2. M Layeghi, M Karimi, HR Seyf, “A Numerical Analysis of Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Dispersion, and Structural Effects in the Injection Part of the Resin Transfer Molding Process”, Journal of Porous Media, 13 (4), (2010)

1.M Layeghi, HR Seyf, “Fluid Flow in an Annular Microchannel Subjected to Uniform Wall Injections”, Journal of Fluids Engineering, 130 (5), (2008)

Conference Papers

4. “Normal and Explosive Boiling of Argon on Nanostructured Copper Surface: A Molecular Dynamics Study ”, Published in the Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, 2013. Minneapolis, MN, USA.

3. “Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Normal and Explosive Boiling on Nanostructured Surface”, Published in the Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, 2013. Minneapolis, MN, USA.

2. “Thermal Performance of Oscillating Heat Pipes with Nanofluid: A Theoretical Study”, Published in the Proceedings of the ASME 11th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels (ICNMM2013), 2013. Sapporo, Japan.

1.“HPM Solution of Momentum Equation for Darcy-Brinkman Model in a Parallel Plates Channel Subjected to Lorentz Force”, Published in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics, 2011, Antalya, Turkey.

Conference Presentations & Seminars

14. “Rethinking Phonons in Random Alloys”,  Electronic Materials and Applications 2019 (EMA 2019), January 2019, Orlando, Fl.

13. “The importance of Optic-like Phonons on Thermal Conductivity of Disordered Solids”,  Electronic Materials and Applications 2019 (EMA 2019), January 2019, Orlando, Fl.

12. “Rethinking Phonons in Disordered Solids—Crystals with Defects/Impurities and Random Alloys”, Materials Research Society, November 2018, Boston, MA.

11. “Revisiting the Theory of Phonons in Disordered Solids”, Heat Lab, Georgia Institute of Technology, February 2017. Atlanta, GA.

10. “Liquid-Metal Concentrated Solar Power with Thermophotovoltaic Power Block”, 12th Annual Georgia Environmental Conference, August 2017. Jekyll Island, GA.

9. “Analysis of a Concentrated Solar Thermophotovoltaic System with Thermal Energy Storage”, Bulletin of the American Physical Society, March 2017, New Orleans, LA.

8. “Revisiting the theory of disordered alloy thermal conductivity”, Bulletin of the American Physical Society, March 2017, New Orleans, LA.

7. “Analysis of a Concentrated Solar Thermophotovoltaic System with Thermal Energy Storage”, 2nd Thermal and Fluid Engineering Conference (TFEC), April 2017, Las Vegas, NV.

6. “A New Method for Distinguishing Propagating Vibrational Modes in Disordered Solids”, 2nd Thermal and Fluid Engineering Conference (TFEC), April 2017, Las Vegas, NV.

5. “Re-examining the Theory of Alloy Thermal Conductivity”, 2nd Thermal and Fluid Engineering Conference (TFEC), April 2017, Las Vegas, NV.

4. “Evaporation and Boiling on Nanostructured Surfaces: Molecular Dynamics Study”, ASME 2013 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, July 2013, Minneapolis, MN.

3.  “Normal and Explosive Boiling of Argon on Nanostructured Copper Surface: A Molecular Dynamics Study”, ASME 2013 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, July 2013, Minneapolis, MN.

2. “Thermal Performance of Oscillating Heat Pipes with Nanofluid: A Theoretical Study”, ASME 2013 11th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels, June 2013, Sapporo, Japan.

1.“HPM Solution of Momentum Equation for Darcy-Brinkman Model in a Parallel Plates Channel Subjected to Lorentz Force”, International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics, July 2010, Antalya, Turkey.

Other Publications and Media/Press

16. MIT NEWS, “’Sun in a box’ would store renewable energy for the grid”, http://news.mit.edu/2018/liquid-silicon-store-renewable-energy-1206

15. Silicon Republic, “Amazing renewable energy battery could power an entire city around the clock”, https://www.siliconrepublic.com/machines/renewable-energy-battery-power-city

14. PV Magazine, “Molten silicon storage enough to power city, says MIT”, https://www.pv-magazine.com/2018/12/07/molten-silicon-storage-enough-to-power-city-says-mit/

13. New Atlas, “MIT’s conceptual “sun-in-a-box” energy storage system plugs into molten silicon”, https://newatlas.com/mit-molten-silicon-energy-storage-system/57562/

12. Electronics Weekly, “Liquid silicon for grid-scale energy storage”, https://www.electronicsweekly.com/news/research-news/liquid-silicon-grid-scale-energy-storage-2018-12/

11. The Nation, “‘Sun in a box’ could power an entire city”, https://nation.com.pk/08-Dec-2018/-sun-in-a-box-could-power-an-entire-city

10. Futurism, “A White-Hot Molten Silicon “Sun” Could Power 100,000 Homes”, https://futurism.com/solar-energy-storage

9. IFL Science, “’Sun in a Box’ Could Help Renewables Deliver Energy on Demand”, https://www.iflscience.com/technology/sun-in-a-box-could-help-renewables-deliver-energy-on-demand/

8. The Register, “Boffins build blazing battery bonfire”, https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/12/08/boffins_build_blazing_battery_bonfire/

7. Boss Magazine, “MIT’s Sun in A Box Aims to Solve Energy Storage Problems”, https://thebossmagazine.com/mit-sun-in-a-box/

6. Clean Technica, “Renewables, Energy Storage, & Managing The Utility Grid Of The Future”, https://cleantechnica.com/2018/12/07/renewables-energy-storage-managing-the-utility-grid-of-the-future

5. Daily Mail, “‘Sun in a box’ could power an entire CITY using renewable energy stored in vast vats of molten silicon”, https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-6469675/Sun-box-power-entire-CITY-using-renewable-energy-stored-vats-molten-silicon.html

4. Popular Mechanics, “’Scientists Envision Replacing Batteries with a Molten Silicon ‘Sun in a Box’”, https://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/infrastructure/a25423378/mit-silicon-sun-in-a-box/

3. Science Daily, “Molten storage and thermophotovoltaics offer new solar power pathway”, https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/07/160727090856.htm

2. Energy Matters, “TPV Tech Could Drive Concentrated Solar Power of the Future”, https://www.energymatters.com.au/renewable-news/thermophotovoltaics-csp-em5589/

1.Horizons, “Molten storage and thermophotovoltaics offer new solar power pathway”, http://www.rh.gatech.edu/news/556041/molten-storage-and-thermophotovoltaics-offer-new-solar-power-pathway