Molecular Engineering and Liquid Thermal (MELT) Laboratory

Principal Investigator

Dr. Sumith Yesudasan

Assistant Professor

Director and Coordinator of Graduate Mechanical Engineering program

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department

University of New Haven

300 Boston Post Rd. West Haven, CT 06516

T: (203) 479-4797



Current Openings

I am excited to announce that there are several research opportunities available in our lab for enthusiastic and dedicated undergraduate and graduate students. These projects fall under the area of computational studies and experimental methods, ranging from electronics cooling solutions to advanced health technology. If you have a passion for pushing the boundaries of scientific understanding, this is a great chance to advance your research skills.

The available research topics are as follows:

If you are intrigued by any of these topics and are interested in joining our research team, I encourage you to send me an email detailing your interest along with your most recent CV. Please clearly state the project(s) you are interested in and why you believe you are a good fit.

Graduate Student Researchers

Alish Regmi

Alish is working on the cooling techniques for space electronics.


Undergraduate Student Researchers

Coming soon


Allen JefferyBS in Mechanical Engineering Technology (class of 2024, Sam Houston State University)Allen is working on combined radiative cooling simulation of spacecraft electronics.

Nabethse Gomez

BS in Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology (Sam Houston State University)

Nabethse is working on Data Acquisition of Liquid Cooling Experimentation

Rodolfo EsquivelBS in Mechanical Engineering Technology (class of 2024, Sam Houston State University)Rodolfo worked on thermal management of computer chips using jet impingement cooling.
Matthew LamacchiaBS in Mechanical Engineering Technology (class of 2023, Sam Houston State University)Matthew Lamacchia worked on efficient cooling and power harvesting using solar panels for high rise buildings.