1. Rajmohan Muthaiah, Jivtesh Garg (2018). Temperature effects in the thermal conductivity of aligned amorphous polyethylene – Molecular dynamics study, Journal of Applied Physics, 124, 105102.[pdf]
  2. Jivtesh Garg, Tengfei Luo, Gang Chen (2018). Spectral concentration of thermal conductivity in GaN – A first principles study. Applied Physics Letters, 112, 252101,[pdf]
  3. Mortaza Saeidijavash, Jivtesh Garg, Brian Grady, Benjamin Smith B, Zheling Li, Robert J. Young, Fatema Tarannum, Nour BelBekri (2017). High thermal conductivity through simultaneously aligned polyethylene lamellae and graphene nanoplatelets. Nanoscale, DOI:10.1039/C7NR04686C [pdf]
  4. Jivtesh Garg (2017). Relative effect of edge versus basal plane functionalization on graphene/polymer interfacial thermal conductance – Role of in-plane phonons. Applied Physics Letters, 110, 093112.[pdf]
  5. Vazrik Chiloyan, Jivtesh Garg, Keivan Esfarjani & Gang Chen (2015) Transition from near-field thermal radiation to phonon heat conduction at sub-nanometer gaps. Nature Communications 6, 6755.[pdf]
  6. Jivtesh Garg, Nicola Bonini & Nicola Marzari (2014) in Length-Scale Dependent Phonon Interactions,  115-136 (Springer, 2014).
  7. Keivan Esfarjani, Jivtesh Garg & Gang Chen (2014) Modeling Heat Conduction from First-Principles. Ann. Rev. Heat Transfer 17, 9 (2014).
  8. Maria Luckyanova, Johnson J, Adam Maznev, Jivtesh Garg, Mayank Bulsara, Eugene Fitzgerald, Keith Nelson, and Gang Chen (2013). Anisotropy of the Thermal Conductivity of GaAs/AlAs Superlattice. Nano Letters, 13, 3973-3977.[pdf]
  9. Jivtesh Garg, Gang Chen (2013). Minimum Thermal Conductivity in Superlattices: A first-principles Formalism. Physical Review B, 87, 140302-1 – 140302-5.[pdf]
  10. Tengfei Luo, Jivtesh Garg, Junichiro Shiomi, Keivan Esfarjani & Gang Chen (2013) Gallium Arsenide thermal conductivity and optical relaxation times from first-principles calculations. Europhysics Letters 101, 16001.[pdf]
  11. Felix Hofman, Jivtesh Garg, Adam Maznev, Adam Jandl, Mayank Bulsara, Eugene Fitzgerald, Gang Chen & Keith Nelson (2013) Intrinsic to extrinsic phonon lifetime transition in a GaAs-AlAs superlattice. J. of Phys: Condens. Matter 25, 295401.[pdf]
  12. Maria Luckyanova, Jivtesh Garg, Keivan Esfarjani, Adam Jandl, Mayank Bulsara, Aaron Schmidt, Austin Minnich, Shuo Chen, Millie Dresselhaus, Zhifeng Ren, Eugene Fitzgerald, Gang Chen (2012). Coherent Phonon Heat Conduction in Superlattices. Science, 338, 936-939.[pdf]
  13. Nicola Bonini, Jivtesh Garg, Nicola Marzari (2012). Acoustic Phonon Lifetimes and Thermal Transport in Free Standing and Strained Graphene. Nano Letters, 12, 2673-2678.[pdf]
  14. Zhiting Tian, Jivtesh Garg, Keivan Esfarjani, Takuma Shiga, Junichiro Shiomi, Gang Chen (2012). Phonon Conduction in PbSe, PbTe, and PbTe1-x Sex from First- Principles Calculations. Phys. Rev. B, 85, 184303-1 – 184303-7.[pdf]
  15. Jivtesh Garg, Nicola Bonini, Nicola Marzari (2011). High Thermal Conductivity in Short-Period Superlattices. Nano Letters, 11, 5135-5141.[pdf]
  16. Jivtesh Garg, Nicola Bonini, Boris Kozinsky, Nicola Marzari (2011). Role of Disorder and Anharmonicity in the Thermal Conductivity of Silicon-Germanium Alloys. Physical Review Letters, 106, 45901-1 – 45901-4.[pdf]
  17. Jivtesh Garg, Bed Poudel , Matteo Chiesa, Jeremy Gordon, Jack Ma, J Wang, Zhifeng Ren, Y. Kang, H Ohtani, Jagjit Nanda, Gareth McKinley & Gang Chen (2008). Enhanced thermal conductivity and viscosity of copper nanoparticles in ethylene glycol nanofluid. J. Appl. Phys. 103, 074301.[pdf]
  18. Matteo Chiesa, Jivtesh Garg, Y. T. Kang, & Gang Chen (2008) Thermal conductivity and viscosity of water-in-oil nanoemulsions. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 326, 67 (2008).[pdf]
  19. Jivtesh Garg, Mehmet Arik, Stanton Weaver, Todd Wetzel & Seyed Saddoughi (2005). Meso scale pulsating jets for electronics cooling. Journal of Electronics Packaging 127, 503 (2005).
  20. Mehmet Arik, Jivtesh Garg & Avram Bar-Cohen (2004). Thermal modeling and performance of high heat flux SOP packages. IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging 27, 398 (2004).[pdf]


  1. Mortaza Saeidijavash, Jivtesh Garg, Bin Wang (2016). Effect of alignment on thermal conductivity enhancement of polyethylene/graphene nanocomposite materials. Proceedings of the ASME 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Arizona, 8, V008T10A104


  1. Jansen, P. L., Carl, R. J., Fogarty, J. M., Lyons, J. P., Qu, R., Bagepalli, B. S., Gadre, A. D., Lopez, F. J. & Garg, J. Electrical machine with double-sided lamination stack. EP 1641102 B1 (2015).
  2. Bagepalli, B., Barnes, G. R., Gadre, A. D., Jansen, P. L., Bouchard, C. G., Jarczynski, E. D. & Garg, J. Wind turbine generators having wind assisted cooling systems and cooling methods. EP 1837519 A2 (2007)
  3. Moeleker, P., Gerstler, W. D. & Garg, J. Thermal management of rotor endwinding coils. US 6870299 B1 (2005).
  4. Salamah, S. A., Gadre, A. D., Garg, J., Bagepalli, B. S., Jansen, P. L. & Carl, R. J. Methods and apparatus for cooling wind turbine generators. US 7443066 B2 (2008).