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[49]    E. Lee*, T. Luo, The Role of Intermediate Layers in Thermal Transport across GaN/SiC Interfaces, ITherm, Orlando, FL, May, 2017

[48]    E. Lee*, T. Yoo, T. Luo, Investigation of Thermal Transport across Solid Interfaces with Randomly Distributed Nanostructures, ITherm, Orlando, FL, May, 2017 

[47]    J. Yang, Y. Pang*, T. Luo, Molecularly Tailored Porous Graphene Enables Highly Efficient Solar Thermal Steam Generation, Bellevue, WA, July, 2017

[46]    Z. Liu*, X. Wu, T. Luo, Tuning Thermal Conductivity of Layered Pentagon Materials Via Bonding Engineering, Bellevue, WA, July, 2017

[45]    X. Wei*, T. Zhang, T. Luo, Molecular Fin Effect on Interfacial Thermal Conductance across Hard-Soft Interfaces, Bellevue, WA, July, 2017

[44]    J. Morales Ferreiro*, T. Luo, Study and Analysis of Physical Transport Properties for 2D Thermoelectric Materials, ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Bellevue, WA, July, 2017

[43]    X. Wei*, T. Luo, Role of inter- and intra-chain interaction on thermal conductivity of polymer blends, ASME IMECE, Phoenix, AZ, Nov. 2016

[42]    Z. Liu*, T. Luo, Hydrogenation effect on thermal conductivity of silicene, ASME IMECE, Phoenix, AZ, Nov. 2016

[41]    S. Luo*, T. Luo, Effect of non-uniform electrical field on electrocoalescence, AMSE IMECE, Phoenix, AZ, Nov. 2016

[40]    T. Luo*, Thermal transport across solid-polymer interfaces, 2nd Notre Dame Soft Materials Symposium, Oct. 22th, 2015, Notre Dame

[39]    X. Mu*, S. Vishwanath, V. Kanzyuba, T. Jiang, X. Zhang, D. Sokolov, S. Ptasinska, D. Go, H. Xing, T. Luo, Fine-Tuning of Thermal Transport across Graphene-Metal Interfaces through Controlled Functionalization, IEEE/NDNano Electronics and Photonics Symposium, Oct. 22th, 2015, Notre Dame

[38]    T. Luo*, T. Jiang, E. Lee, M. Young, Nanostructure-enabled Significant Thermal Transport across Solid Interfaces, ITHERM, Las Vegas, NV, 2016

[37]     S. Luo*, T. Luo, Demonstration of a Lab-Scale Continuous Desalination System Based on Directional Solvent Extraction, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, West Palm Beach, FL, 2016 

[36]     Z. Jin, Q. Liao, H. Fang, Z. Liu, W. Liu, Z. Ding, T. Luo, N. Yang*, Thermoelectric Performance of Single-layer MoS2, Micro/Nano Heat and Mass Transfer conference, Singapore, Jan. 2016

[35]    S. A. Alotaibi,* O. M. Ibrahim, S. Luo and T. Luo, The Modeling of a Continuous, Membrane-Free and Low Temperature Water Desalination Using Directional Solvent Extraction, the 6th International Conference on Energy Research and Development, Kuwait Mar. 14-16 (2016)

[34]    F. Sun, M. M. Jobbins, Z. Zheng, D. Tang, T. Luo*, Thermal Conductance Manipulating of Solid-Liquid Interfaces by Self-Assembled Monolayer, ASME IMCE, Houston, TX, Nov. 2015

[33]    T. Zhang*, T. Luo, Thermal Transport across Hydrogen Bonded Hard-Soft Interfaces, ASME IMCE, Houston, TX, Nov. 2015 

[32]    T. Jiang*, S. Shaw, B. D. Smith and T. Luo, Nanobubble Steam Generated by Croconaine Dyes, ASME IMCE, Houston, TX, Nov. 2015

[31]    T. Zhang*, T. Luo, Polymer Nanofibers with Outstanding Thermal Conductivity and Thermal Stability: Fundamental Linkage between Molecular Characteristics and Macroscopic Thermal Properties, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, 2014

[30]    T. Zhang*, T. Luo, Molecular Bridge Enables Anomalous Enhancement in Thermal Transport across Hard-Soft Material Interfaces, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, 2014

[29]    T. Zhang*, T. Luo, Thermal Transport and Thermal Stability of 10 different Polymer Fibers, ASME IMECE, Montreal, Canada, 2014

[28]    T. Zhang*, T. Luo, Enhanced Thermal Transport across Hard-Soft Material Interfaces by Molecular Bridge, ASME IMECE, Montreal, Canada, 2014

[27]    X. Mu*, T. Zhang, X. Wu, D. B. Go and T. Luo, “Thermal Transport in Graphene Oxide and Isotopically Modified Graphene Superlattices,” IEEE/NDNano Electronics and Photonics Symposium, Oct. 16th, 2014, Notre Dame, USA.

[26]    Z. Guo*, D. Lee, J. Strzalka, Y. Liu, F. Sun, A. Sliwinski, H. Gao, P. C. Burns, L. Huang, A. M. Khounsary, T. Luo, “Tuning the Thermal Conductivity of Solar Cell Polymer through Side Chain Engineering and Optimizing Acceptor PCBM Content”, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, Nov. 2014

[25]    Z. Guo*, T. Luo, “Evaluation of Thermal Conductivity of Amorphous Polymer Using Perturbation Theory”, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, Nov. 2014

[24]    X. Wu*, T. Luo, “Effect of Electrons on Heat Transfer across Solid-Solid Interfaces”, ASME IMECE, Montreal, Canada, Dec. 2014

[23]    X. Wu*, T. Luo, “Mechanism of Low Thermal Conductivity of Molybdenum Disulphide (MoS2)”, ASME IMECE, Montreal, Canada, Dec. 2014

[22] T. Luo*, T. Zhang, “Enhancing and Manipulating Thermal Transport in Thermal Interface Materials Through Molecular-level Engineering”, IMAPS Advanced Technology Workshop and Tabletop Exhibit on Thermal Management , Los Gatos, CA, Nov. 2013

[21] D. Rish, B. Kurtz, T. Luo*, “Ion Rejection Ability of Directional Solvent”, ASME IMECE, San Diego, CA, Nov. 2013

[20] T. Zhang and T. Luo*, “High-Contrast, Reversible Regulation of Polyethylene thermal conductivity Utilizing Phase Transition”, ASME summer heat transfer conference, Minneapolis, MN, Jul. 2013

[19] T. Luo*, “Thermally Conductive Polymers as Thermal Interface Materials”, Panel on Thermal Management Challenges in Energy Conversion & Conservation, ASME IMECE, Houston, Nov. 2012 (Invited)

[18] T. Luo*, “Re-engineer polymer for thermal interface materials”, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, Nov. 2012

[17] T. Zhang* and T. Luo, “Thermally conductive polymer nanofibers with different thermal stabilities”, ASME IMECE, Houston, Nov. 2012

[16] T. Luo*, “Re-engineer polymer for thermal interface materials”, ASME IMECE, Houston, Nov. 2012

[15] T. Luo*, John R. Lloyd, “Thermal Energy Transport Across Graphite-Polymer Interface a Molecular Dynamics Study”, 3rd Micro/Nanoscale Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Atlanta, Mar., 2012

[14] K. Esfarjani*, Z. Tian, M. Luckyanova, T. Luo, and G. Chen, “Phonon transmission and thermal transport in GaAs-AlAs superlattices from first-principles” APS March Meeting, Boston, Mar. 2012

[13] K. Esfarjani*, Z. Tian, M. Luckyanova, T. Luo, and G. Chen, “Phonon transmission and thermal transport in GaAs-AlAs superlattices from first-principles” ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Puerto Rico, Jul. 2012

[12] T. Luo*, J. Garg, K. Esfarjani, J. Shiomi, G. Chen, “Gallium Arsenide Thermal Conductivity Calculated from First-Principles Lattice Dynamics” ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Puerto Rico, Jul. 2012

[11] K. Esfarjani*, T. Luo, M. Luckyanova, A. Minnich, G. Chen, “Coherent and incoherent contributions to thermal transport in GaAs/AlAs superlattices” MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, Dec. 2011

[10] J. A. Johnson, A. A. Maznev, J. K. Eliason, K. A. Nelson, A. Minnich, K. Esfarjani, T. Luo, G. Chen, J. Cuffe, T. Kehoe, C. M. S. Torres, “Experimental and theoretical investigation of transient thermal grating decay via non-diffusive thermal transport in semiconductors” MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, Dec. 2011

[9] J. Garg, T. Luo*, K. Esfarjani, J. Shiomi and G. Chen, “Thermal conductivity of Gallium Arsenide from first-principles” MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, Dec. 2011

[8] T. Luo*, A. Bajpayee, G. Chen, “Directional Solvent for Membrane-Free Water Desalination – A Molecular Level Study” ASME IMECE, Denver, Nov. 2011 (best poster awards – honorable mention)

[7] K. Esfarjani*, Z. Tian, T. Shiga, T. Luo, J. Shiomi, J. Garg, O. Delaire, G. Chen, “Spectral phonon transport properties of thermoelectric materials from first-principles calculations” EFRC Summit & Forum, Washington D.C., May 2011

[6] T. Luo*, Y. Chalopin, N. Yang, Z. Tian, J. Shiomi, A. Henry, K. Esfarjani and G. Chen, “Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Thermal Transport across Silicon and PDMS Interface” MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, Dec. 2010

[5] T. Luo* and G. Chen, “Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Thermal Energy Transport in Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS)” ASME IMECE, Vancouver, Nov. 2010

[4] A. Bajpayee*, T. Luo, A. Muto and G. Chen, “Low Temperature Membrane Free Desalination by Selective Removal & Recovery of Water” ASME IMECE, Vancouver, Nov. 2010

[3] Z. Tian*, A. Henry, K. Esfarjani, Y. Chalopin, T. Luo, N. Yang and G. Chen, “Spectral Phonon Transport Properties of Germanium Based on Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Lattice Dynamics Calculation” ASME IMECE, Vancouver, Nov. 2010

[2] T. Luo* and J. R. Lloyd, “Molecular Dynamics Study of Thermal Transport across Graphite-Polymer Interfaces” ASME IMECE, Vancouver, Nov. 2010

[1] T. Luo and J. R. Lloyd*, “Ab-initio Molecular Dynamics Study of Nano-scale Thermal Energy Transport” ASME 2nd Energy Nanotechonolgy International Conference, Santa Clara, CA, Sep. 2007