Current openings for Ph.D. students:
We currently have several openings for Ph.D. students with research assistantships, teaching assistantships, or mixed research-teaching assistantships. Highly motivated Ph.D. students are very welcome to apply! The university and the College of Engineering also offer various forms of scholarships. Please send copies of your CV and transcripts to Dr. Feng.  Email:

Current openings for self-funded post-docs and visiting scholars:
Our lab highly welcomes self-funded post-docs and visiting scholars to join and work together! We will provide the strongest support on research environment, facilities, and career development opportunities. All areas in heat transfer, electrical transport, materials science, and computer science are very welcome to apply! ​Please send a copy of your CV to Dr. Feng. Email:

Current openings for Master students:
Self-funded master’s students, including those with scholarship support from the department, are welcome to join our lab!  Email:

For undergraduate students:
Undergraduate students are very welcome to join our lab! We are aware of the importance of positive research experience to undergraduate students for their future career and we are glad to provide such an experience, so feel free to contact us (either Dr. Feng or current students in our group) regarding the availability of research positions and the ongoing exciting research projects in our group. ​ Email:

General Recruitment Information:
We frequently recruit graduate students and postdoctoral fellows with solid background, research experience, and interest in at least one of the following areas:

  • Math background, heat transfer, Thermodynamics, statistical physics
  • Solid state physics, lattice dynamics, phonon or/and electron transport, quantum mechanics, density functional theory
  • Molecular dynamics simulations, Monte-Carlo simulations,
  • Programming using any language such as C++, MATLAB, Python, Machine learning
  • Laser flash thermal conductivity measurement, Nanomaterials synthesis & characterization


  • In the title of your email, please start with [PhD application], [MS application], or [Postdoc application].
  • You must include all your transcripts in the email. Emails will be discarded if no transcript is included.