Satish Kumar joined Georgia Tech in 2009 as an Assistant Professor of G.W. School Mechanical Engineering. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, he worked at IBM Corporation’s Systems and Technology Group where he was responsible for the thermal management of electronics devices. Kumar received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette in 2007. He received his M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge in 2003 and B.Tech. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati in 2001. He is recipient of Purdue Research Foundation Fellowship in 2005. His research interests are in thermal management, atomistic transport models for nano-structures and nano-composites, flexible electronics and thermo-electric coolers.