Graduate Student Researcher

Jacob Lewis

Phonon Optimized Engineered Materials (POEM)

Nano-Device Laboratory (NDL)


  • Phonon Transport
  • Thermal Interface Materials

900 University Ave.

Riverside, CA 92521

Tel: (951) 827-1012



Sonoma State University California

B.Sc. Physics


Jacob S. Lewis graduated Cum Laude from the Sonoma State University (2014) with B.S. degree in Physics and a minor in Philosophy. During his undergraduate education, he held a summertime Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Internship at the Western Digital Corporation, and worked on three different research projects at the University. After receiving B.S. degree, he worked for the Keysight Technologies for a year and a half. He is presently a Graduate Student Researcher in Professor Balandin’s POEM Center. His PhD dissertation research is focused on investigation of the thermal properties and Brillouin spectra of advanced materials. He has expertise with thermal conductivity measurements using “hot disk” and “laser flash” techniques.