Vivek Garimella

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Vivek received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with Highest Honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2021 and is currently a Doctoral student in the Energy Transport Research Laboratory at UIUC, advised by Dr. Nenad Miljkovic. His topics of interest include waste heat recovery, energy storage, refrigeration, and two-phase heat transfer. His research work focuses on enhancement of electrified technologies, such as HVAC&R, phase-change thermal storage, and agrivoltaics.

Vivek is a graduate research assistant working with Nenad Miljkovic.

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