Professor Yogendra Joshi grew up in the Himalayan foothills and graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur with a B.S. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering in 1979. He joined the group of Professor Benjamin Gebhart for graduate studies at the State University of New York, Buffalo, receiving his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 1981 and the Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics in 1984 from the University of Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining the Georgia Tech faculty in August 2001, Professor Joshi held academic positions at the University of Maryland, College Park from 1993 to 2001, and at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California from 1986 to 1993. Professor Joshi also worked in the semiconductor assembly industry, from 1984 to 1985, on process thermal model development. Professor Joshi's research involves thermal and fluid flow issues associated with electronic devices, packages and systems. He is the author or co-author of fifty journal articles and numerous conference papers. Professor Joshi is also involved in developing internet based distance learning programs in thermal management of electronics.
Professor Joshi holds a joint appointment at Georgia Tech between the School of Mechanical Engineering and the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
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