Kevin Pipe

Kevin Pipe
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Associate Professor, Applied Physics Program
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department

Address

1644 GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)
2350 Hayward
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125
Phone
(734) 763-6624

Degrees

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004
M.Eng., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999
S.B., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999

Research Interests

Microscale heat transfer, especially related to electronic and optoelectronic devices; thermoelectric energy conversion; scanning probe techniques; photovoltaic energy conversion; organic and hybrid organic/inorganic devices.

Honors and Awards

Young Faculty Award, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, 2009
ME Achievement Award, University of Michigan Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2008

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

Related News

The spaghetti-like internal structure of most plastics makes it hard for them to cast away heat, but a U-M research team, including ME associate professor Kevin Pipe, has made a plastic blend that does so 10 times better than its conventional counterparts

On August 23rd, the magazine dedicated its front-page story to an article discussing the group’s solution to the overheating of microprocessors in smartphones and tablets.

HIPERNAP LLC, a University of Michigan based start-up, has received a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to develop and commercialize large range flexure-based nanopositioning technology.

Pipe's research team has found a way to nearly double the efficiency of a particular class of them that's made with organic semiconductors

The 14th International Conference on Phonon Scattering in Condensed Matter will be held at the Michigan League on the University of Michigan campus during July 8-12