Nicholas Roberts

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Associate Professor


Nick  Roberts

Contact Information

Office Location: ENGR 419N
Phone: 435-797-9455
Email: nick.roberts@usu.edu
Website: http://ntel.go.usu.edu/
Curriculum Vitae: Download

Educational Background

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, (Thermal and Material Sciences), Vanderbilt University, 2010
Thermal Rectification in Nanostructured Boundaries and Interfaces
BS, Mechanical Engineering, (Thermal/Fluids Sciences), Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006

Biography

Dr. Roberts received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech in 2006 and his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Vanderbilt University in 2010.

Teaching Interests

Thermodynamics, Materials Science, Heat Transfer, Nanotechnology

Research Interests

Thermal energy conversion, Thermal energy storage, Thin film solar cells, Phase change materials, nanofluids, nanofabrication

Awards

Outstanding Undergraduate Research Advisor, 2015

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department

ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award, 2014

ORAU

ASEE/NSF Small Business Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2011

ASEE/NSF

Teaching as Research Fellow, 2009

CIRTL


Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Other

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Teaching

MAE 5930 - Special Problems, Fall 2019
MAE 2300 - Thermodynamics I, Summer 2019
MAE 3440 - Heat Transfer, Spring 2019
MAE 6450 - Thermodynamics, Fall 2018
MAE 2160 - Material Science, Spring 2018
MAE 6930 - Special Problems, Spring 2018
MAE 6450 - Thermodynamics, Fall 2017
MAE 2160 - Material Science, Spring 2017
MAE 6930 - Special Problems, Fall 2016
MAE 2160 - Material Science, Spring 2016
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2016
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2016
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2016
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2016
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2016
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2016
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2016
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2016
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2016
MAE 6450 - Thermodynamics, Fall 2015
MAE 2160 - Material Science, Spring 2015
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2015
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2015
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2015
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2015
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2015
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2015
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2015
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2015
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2015
MAE 6450 - Thermodynamics, Fall 2014
MAE 2160 - Material Science, Spring 2014
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2014
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2014
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2014
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2014
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2014
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2014
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2014
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2014
MAE 2165 - Material Science Laboratory, Spring 2014

Graduate Students Mentored

Daxi Zhang, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Zachary Cook, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Arden Barnes, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Bhumika Nautiyal, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
James Moughamian, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Amir Behbahanian, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Tate Shorthill, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 2018
William Yorgason, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 2018
Daxi Zhang, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 2018
Dallin Parkinson, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 2017
Emmaline Davis, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 2017
Jacob Walker, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 2017
Preston Ford, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 2017
Aarthi Ramesh, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 2016
Benjamin White, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 2016
Matthew Ralphs, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 2016
Praveen Medisetti, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 2016
ChangJin Choi, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 2016