Kenneth Goodson

Kenneth Goodson

Ken Goodson is the Bosch Chairman of the Mechanical Engineering Department and the Davies Family Provostial Professor at Stanford University. His lab has graduated 40 PhDs, nearly half of whom are professors at schools including MIT, UC Berkeley, and Stanford. Goodson studied at MIT (PhD 93) and is a Fellow with ASME, IEEE, APS, and AAAS. Recognition includes the ASME Kraus Medal, the Heat Transfer Memorial Award, the THERMI Award, plenary lectures at INTERPACK, ITHERM, PHONONS, SEMITHERM, and THERMINIC, and best/outstanding paper awards at SEMITHERM, ITHERM, and the IEDM. Goodson co-founded Cooligy, which built microfluidic cooling systems for the Apple G5 and was acquired by Emerson in 2006.