Yogendra Joshi Yogendra Joshi is Professor and John M. McKenney and Warren D. Shiver Distinguished Chair at the G.W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research interests are in multi-scale thermal management. He is the author or co-author of nearly four hundred publications in this area, including nearly two hundred journal articles. He received his B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (Kanpur), M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984. Prior to joining Georgia Institute of Technology in 2001, he held faculty appointments at the University of Maryland at College Park (1993-2001), and Naval Postgraduate School (1986-1993), and worked in the semiconductor assembly at K&S Industries, Inc. (1984-1985). He has served as the Principal Investigator for multiple Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) programs, and Office of Naval Research Consortium for Resource-Secure Outposts (CORSO). He was Site Director for the National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center on Energy Efficient Electronic Systems. He has held visiting faculty appointments at Stanford University, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, and Xi'an Jiaotong University. He is an elected Fellow of the ASME, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and IEEE. He was a co-recipient of ASME Curriculum Innovation Award (1999), Inventor Recognition Award from the Semiconductor Research Corporation (2001), the ASME Electronic and Photonic Packaging Division Outstanding Contribution Award in Thermal Management (2006), ASME J. of Electronics Packaging Best Paper of the Year Award (2008), IBM Faculty Award (2008), IEEE SemiTherm Significant Contributor Award (2009), IIT Kanpur Distinguished Alumnus Award (2011), ASME InterPack Achievement Award (2011), ITherm Achievement Award (2012), and ASME Heat Transfer Memorial Award (2013).