Conference Proceedings

C61.       A. Aksamija, Z. Aksamija, C. Counihan, D. Brown, and M. Upadhyaya, “Thermoelectric Facades: Simulation of Heating and Cooling Potential for Novel Intelligent Facades,” Façade Tectonics 2020 World Congress, Los Angeles, CA (March 25-26, 2020). Full paper: https://facadetectonics.org/publications/ 

C60.       A. Kommini and Z. Aksamija, “Improving thermoelectric power factor in 2D single-layer MoS2 using periodic potentials”, IEEE Nano Conference, Cork, Ireland (July 23-27, 2018), proceedings available through http://ieeeXplore.com

C59.       A. Aksamija, Z. Aksamija, C. Counihan, D. Brown, and M. Upadhyaya, “Experimental Study on Integration of Thermoelectric Materials in Exterior Walls for Heating and Cooling in High-Performance Buildings”, 5th Building Enclosure Science and Technology (BEST5) Conference, Philadelphia, PA (April 15-18, 2018)

C58.       A. Aksamija, Z. Aksamija, C. Counihan, D. Brown, and M. Upadhyaya, “Thermoelectric Materials in Exterior Walls,” Façade Tectonics 2018 World Congress, Los Angeles, CA (March 12-13, 2018). Full paper: https://facadetectonics.org/publications/ Vol. 1, pg. 171

C57.       A. Kommini and Z. Aksamija, “Thermoelectric Properties of Periodic Quantum Structures in the Wigner-Rode Formalism”, 20th International Conference on Electron Dynamics in Semiconductors, Optoelectronics and Nanostructures (EDISON’20), Buffalo, NY (July 16-21, 2017).

C56.       (invited) S. Mei, C. J. Foss, L. N. Maurer, O. Jonasson, Z. Aksamija and I. Knezevic, “Boundaries, interfaces, point defects, and strain as impediments to thermal transport in nanostructures”, IEEE International Reliability Physics Symposium (IRPS), Monterrey, CA (April 2-6, 2017). Full paper: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7936333/

C55.       A. Kommini and Z. Aksamija, “Low-temperature Enhancement of the Thermoelectric Seebeck Coefficient in Semiconductor Nanoribbons”, International Conference on Thermoelectrics (ICT-15), Dresden Germany (June 28-July 2nd, 2015)

C54.       E. Bury, B. Kaczer, J. Mitard, N. Collaert, S. N. Khatami, Z. Aksamija, D. Vasileska, K. Raleva, L. Witters, G. Hellings, D. Linten, G. Groeseneken, and A. Thean, “Characterization of Self-Heating in High Mobility Ge FinFET pMOS devices”, VLSI Symposium (Technology Track), Kyoto, Japan (June 16-18, 2015).

C53.       Z. Aksamija, “Full-band Monte Carlo simulation of Phonon Transport in Semiconductor Nanostructures”, Computational Heat Transfer (CHT-15) Conference, Rutgers, NJ (May 25-29, 2015).

C52.       M. Upadhyaya and Z. Aksamija, “Phonon Transport in SiGe Alloy-based Nanocomopsites and Nanowires for Thermoelectric Applications”, 2014 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA (Dec. 6th, 2014). Published in MRS Proceedings (2014)

C51.        Z. Aksamija, “Full-band Monte Carlo simulation of Phonon Transport in Semiconductor Nanostructures”, 2014 IEEE Nano Conference, Toronto CA (August 18-22, 2014). Full proceedings paper available at ieeeXplore.com, Paper Recognition: Best Paper Award finalist

C50.       Z. Aksamija, “Phonon Transport in SiGe-based Nanocomposites and Nanowires for Thermoelectric Applications”, 2014 International Thermoelectric Conference (ITS’14), Nashville, TN (July 6-10 2014).

C49.       M. Y. Mohamed, Z. Aksamija, F. Ishmail, and U. Ravaioli, “A Unified Multiphysics Approach to Understanding the Influence of Temperature Variation on the Performance of Junctionless Transistor with Narrow Cross-sections”, 2013 International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium (ISDRS’13), Bethesda, MA (Dec. 10-13 2013).

C48.       Z. Aksamija and I. Knezevic, “Thermal Transport in SiGe Alloy-based Nanostructures for Thermoelectric Applications”, 2013 International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium (ISDRS’13), Bethesda, MA (Dec. 10-13 2013).

C47.       K.-h. Park, Z. Aksamija, and U. Ravaioli, “Improved Accuracy on Empirical Lattice Thermal Conductivity Model of Bi2Te3”, 2014 International Workshop on Computational Electronics (IWCE’14), Paris, France (June 2-8, 2014).

C46.       M. Y. Mohamed, Z. Aksamija, F. Ishmail, and U. Ravaioli, “Self-heating Effects in Nanowire Depletion Mode Junctionless Transistor”, 2014 International Workshop on Computational Electronics (IWCE’14), Paris, France (June 2-8, 2014).

C45.       Z. Aksamija, “Full-band Monte Carlo simulation of Phonon Transport in Semiconductor Nanostructures”, 2014 International Workshop on Computational Electronics (IWCE’14), Paris, France (June 2-8, 2014).

C44.       Z. Aksamija, “Phonon Thermal Transport in SiGe-based Nanocomposites for Thermoelectric Applications”, 2013 American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting, Denver, CO (March 7th, 2014).

C43.       D. P. Schroeder, Z. Aksamija, M. G. Lagally, and M. A. Eriksson, “Measurements of the Interfacial Thermal Resistance Between Silicon Crystals with and without Intervening Molecular Films”, 2013 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA (December 2-6, 2013).

C42.        L. Maurer, Z. Aksamija, E. Ramayya, A. Davoody, and I. Knezevic, “Phonon Surface Scattering in Monte Carlo Simulations” 2013 American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting, Baltimore, MD (March 2013).

C41.        K.-h. Park, Z. Aksamija, and U. Ravaioli, “Phonon Scattering due to van der Waals Forces in the Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Bi2Te3 Thin Films”, 2013 International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium (ISDRS’13), Bethesda, MA (Dec. 10-13 2013).

C40.       Z. Aksamija and I. Knezevic, “Reduced Thermal Conductivity in SiGe Alloy-based Superlattices for Thermoelectric Applications”, 2012 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA (November 2012).

C39.       D. P. Schroeder, Z. Aksamija, M. G. Lagally, and M. A. Eriksson, “Thermal Resistance of Transferred Si-nanomembrane Interfaces”, 2012 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA (November 2012).

C38.       Z. Aksamija, “Semiconductor Nanostructures for Efficient Thermoelectric Energy Conversion”, American Vacuum Society (AVS) 59th International Symposium, Tampa, FL (October 28-November 2, 2012).

C37.       Z. Aksamija and I. Knezevic, “Thermal Transport in Suspended and Supported Graphene Nanoribbons”, 49th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, Atlanta, GA (October 10-12, 2012).

C36.       M. Mohamed, Z. Aksamija, W. Vitale, F. Hassan, and U. Ravaioli, “Interplay Between the Electrical and Thermal Transport of Silicon Nanoscale MOSFETs”, International Conference on Simulation of Semiconductor Processes and Devices (SISPAD’12), Denver, CO (September 2012).

C35.       Z. Aksamija and I. Knezevic, “Thermal Transport in Suspended and Supported Graphene Nanoribbons”, International Conference on Simulation of Semiconductor Processes and Devices (SISPAD’12), Denver, CO (September 2012).

C34.       Y. B. Shi, Z. Aksamija, and I. Knezevic, “Thermal Simulation of GaAs-based Midinfrared Quantum Cascade Lasers”, NUSOD12 Conference, Shanghai, China (August 2012).

C33.       Z. Aksamija and I. Knezevic, “Reduced Thermal Conductivity in SiGe Alloy-based Superlattices for Thermoelectric Applications”, 14th International Conference on Phonon Scattering in Condensed Matter (PHONONS 2012), Ann Arbor, MI (July 2012).

C32.       Y. B. Shi, Z. Aksamija, and I. Knezevic, “Thermal Modeling of GaAs/Al0.45Ga0.55As Quantum Cascade Lasers”, 15th International Workshop on Computational Electronics (IWCE12), Madison, WI (May 2012).

C31.       J. Park, H. Shin, H. Kim, Z. Aksamija, and R. Blick, “Phonon assisted field emission from Silicon nanomembrane for time-of-flight mass spectrometry”, American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Meeting, Vancouver, BC (May 2012).

C30.       Z. Aksamija, E. Ramayya, and I. Knezevic, “Modeling of Thermal Conductivity and Thermoelectric Power Factor in Ultrathin SOI Nanomembranes and Silicon Nanowires”, International Semiconductor Research Symposium (ISDRS), University of Maryland, College Park, MD (Dec. 7-9, 2011)

C29.       Daniel P. Schroeder, Arnold M. Kiefer, Deborah M. Paskiewicz, Zlatan Aksamija, Irena Knezevic, Max G. Lagally, and Mark A. Eriksson, “Phonon Transport across Si Nanomembrane Interfaces: Structure and Thermal Conductivity”, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA (Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2011)

C28.       Z. Aksamija, E. B. Ramayya, and I. Knezevic, “On-chip Energy Harvesting and Active Cooling Using Silicon-based Nanostructured Thermoelectrics”, 2011 Sub-threshold Microelectronics Conference, MIT Lincoln Lab, Lexington, MA (September 26-27, 2011).

C27.       Z. Aksamija and I. Knezevic, “Anisotropy of Lattice Thermal Conductivity in Edge-Disordered Graphene Nanoribbons”, IEEE Nano 2011, Portland, WA (August 15-18, 2011).

C26.       Z. Aksamija and I. Knezevic, “Interface Scattering in the Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Si/SiGe Superlattices”, IEEE Nano 2011, Portland, WA (August 15-18, 2011).

C25.       M. Mohamed, W. Vitale, Z. Aksamija, F. Ismail, and U. Ravaioli, “Coupled Electro-thermal Modeling of Self-Heating in SOI Nanowire”, 17th International Conference on Electron Dynamics in Semiconductors, Optoelectronics and Nanostructures (EDISON-17), Santa Barbara, CA (August 8-12, 2011).

C24.       Z. Aksamija, E. B. Ramayya, and I. Knezevic, “Thermal and thermoelectric properties of SOI nanomembranes, Si nanowires, and Si/Ge superlattices”, 17th International Conference on Electron Dynamics in Semiconductors, Optoelectronics and Nanostructures (EDISON-17), Santa Barbara, CA (August 8-12, 2011).

C23.       Z. Aksamija and I. Knezevic, “Anisotropy and Edge Roughness Scattering in the Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Graphene Nanoribbons”, Electro-Chemical Society Meeting (ECS-219), Montreal, Canada (May 1-6, 2011).

C22.       Z. Aksamija and I. Knezevic, “Anisotropy and Edge Roughness Scattering in the Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Graphene Nanoribbons”, 38th Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Surfaces and Interfaces (PCSI-38), San Diego (January 16-20, 2011).

C21.       Z. Aksamija and I. Knezevic, “Interface Scattering in the Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Si/SiGe Superlattices”, 38th Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Surfaces and Interfaces (PCSI-38), San Diego (January 16-20, 2011).

C20.       Z. Aksamija, I. Knezevic, “Phonon Transport and Thermoelectric Properties of Silicon Nanomembranes and Nanoribbons”, International Workshop on Computational Electronics (IWCE-14), Pisa, Italy (October 27-29, 2010).

C19.       D. Vasileska, K. Raleva, A. Hossain, S. M. Goodnick, Z. Aksamija, and I. Knezevic, “Thermal Modeling of Nanodevices”, International Workshop on Computational Electronics (IWCE-14), Pisa, Italy (October 27-29, 2010).

C18.       Z. Aksamija and I. Knezevic, “Thermoelectric Properties of Silicon Nanostructures”, IEEE NANO 2010, Soul, S. Korea (August 17-20, 2010).

C17.       Z. Aksamija and I. Knezevic, “Thermoelectric Properties of Silicon Nanostructures”, Silicon Nanoelectronics Workshop (SiNW’10) Honolulu, HI (June 2010).

C16.       M. Mohamed, H.-S. Hahm, A. Godoy, Z. Aksamija, and U. Ravaioli, “3D Multi Subband Monte Carlo Analysis of SOI Multigate Devices”, Silicon Nanoelectronics Workshop (SiNW’10), Honolulu, HI (June 2010).

C15.       M. Mohamed, Z. Aksamija, and U. Ravaioli, “Electro-thermal Study of Nanoscale SOI Multi-gate MOSFETs”, Silicon Nanoelectronics Workshop (SiNW’10), Honolulu, HI (June 2010).

C14.       Z. Aksamija and I. Knezevic, “Anisotropy and Boundary Scattering in the Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Silicon-on-Insulator Nanomembranes”, 37th Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Surfaces and Interfaces (PCSI-37), Santa Fe (January 2010).

C13.       Z. Aksamija, H. J. Ryu, D. M. Paskiewicz, S. A. Scott, M. G. Lagally, M. A. Eriksson, and I. Knezevic, “Hole Thermopower in Gated Silicon Nanoribbons”, 37th Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Surfaces and Interfaces (PCSI-37), Santa Fe, NM (January 2010).

C12.       Z. Aksamija, U. Ravaioli, “Anharmonic Decay of Non-EquilibriumIntervalley Phonons in Silicon,” EDISON 16, Montpellier, France (August 2009).

C11.       P. Martin, Z. Aksamija, E. Pop, U. Ravaioli, “Prediction of Reduced Thermal Conductivity in Nano-Engineered Rough Semiconductor Nanowires,” EDISON 16, Montpellier, France (August 2009).

C10.       C. Ni, Z. Aksamija, J. Y. Murthy, and U. Ravaioli, “Coupled Electro-Thermal Simulation of MOSFETs”, Proceedings of the IPACK2009, presented at the ASME InterPACK, San Francisco, CA (July 2009), proceedings available on ASME Digital Library: asme.org

C9.          Z. Aksamija, and U. Ravaioli, “Parallel Implementation of Boltzmann Transport Simulation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes”, International Workshop on Computational Electronics (IWCE) Beijing, China (May 2009), proceedings available on IEEEXplore.com.

C8.          Z. Aksamija, and U. Ravaioli, “Phonon Emission Spectra in Silicon”, International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium (ISDRS), WashingtonD.C. (December 2007), proceedings available on IEEEXplore.com.

C7.          Z. Aksamija, and U. Ravaioli, “Boltzmann Transport Simulation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWNT)”, International Workshop on Computational Electronics (IWCE) Amherst, MA (October 2007), proceedings available on www.iwce.org

C6.          Z. Aksamija, and U. Ravaioli, “Phonon Emission and Absorption in Silicon”, International Workshop on Computational Electronics (IWCE) Amherst, MA (October 2007), proceedings available on www.iwce.org

C5.          Z. Aksamija, and U. Ravaioli, “Energy Conservation in Collisional Broadening”, Simulation of Semiconductor Processes And Devices (SISPAD), Vienna, Austria (September 2007), proceedings available on www.sispad.org

C4.          Z. Aksamija, and U. Ravaioli, “Phonon Emission and Absorption in Silicon”, Hot Carriers In Semiconductors (HCIS’07), Osaka, Japan (July 2007).

C3.          Z. Aksamija, and U. Ravaioli, “Self-Heating and Phonon Emission in Si MOSFETs”, Electro-Information Technology (EIT-07), Chicago, IL (May 2007), proceedings available on IEEEXplore.com.

  • Paper recognition: Outstanding Paper and IEEE Region 4 First PlaceAward

C2.          Z. Aksamija, and U. Ravaioli, “Joule Heating and Phonon Transport in Si MOSFETs”, International Workshop on Computational Electronics (IWCE) Vienna, Austria (May 2006), proceedings available on www.iwce.org.

C1.          Z. Aksamija, and U. Ravaioli, “Meshless Solution for the 3-D Semiconductor Poisson Equation”, International Workshop on Computational Electronics (IWCE), Vienna, Austria (May 2006), proceedings available on www.iwce.org.