Sajjad Bigham

Sajjad Bigham


  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida


Dr. Sajjad Bigham is an assistant professor in the Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics Department at Michigan Technological University since 2016. He received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Florida in 2016. He is the director of the Multiphysics Energy Research Laboratory (MERL) at Michigan Tech.

Dr. Bigham is a heat transfer and energy systems specialist interested in scientific and engineering challenges that lay at the intersection of thermal-fluid, material and energy sciences. His lab is focused on understanding the fundamental transport science of important energy carriers at micro, nano and molecular scales. His group designs, fabricates and examines a wide range of meso-, micro- and nano-devices/systems to understand their underlying physics and explore new technologies and performance breakthroughs.

Links of Interest

Areas of Expertise

  • Heat Transfer
  • Thermal Management
  • Multiphase Flows
  • Energy Systems
  • Micro- and Nano-fabrication Techniques

Research Interests

  • Microscale Heat Transfer
  • Microscale Physics of Phase Change Heat Transfer
  • Transport Phenomena
  • Multiphase Flows
  • Micro- and Nano-engineered Materials
  • Energy Conversion and Storage Devices