• Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2015
  • M.S. Aerospace Engineering, University of Southern California, 2010
  • B.S. Aeronautics and Astronautics, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia, 2008

Research Areas and Descriptors

  • Heat Transfer, Combustion and Energy Systems:  Thermogalvanics/thermoelectrochemical cells/thermocells, thermoelectrochemical energy conversion, high-temperature thermal properties measurements.


Much of Andrey Gunawan’s early works focused on nanofluids-based solar thermal energy conversion.  His research interests also include flexible thermoelectrics, self-powered portable/wearable electronics, and vehicle efficiency and waste heat recovery.  Outside the lab, he serves as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transportation Electrification Newsletter.

Distinctions & Awards

  • Best Paper Award (First Prize), ASME Power & Energy 2015 Conference, San Diego, CA, 2015
  • ECS Joseph W. Richards Summer Fellowship, The Electrochemical Society, 2014
  • Link Foundation Energy Fellowship (Honorable Mention), Link Foundation, 2014
  • Cover Article, Journal of Applied Physics, 2013
  • Cover Article, Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, 2013