• Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • Steve Brauer, Jr. '02 Faculty Fellow
Jonathan Felts

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign — 2013
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign — 2009
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology — 2008

Research Interests

    • Scalable Nanomanufacturing
    • Nanometer-Scale Thermal and Mass Transport
    • Near Field Optics
    • Organic Optoelectronics
    • MEMS/NEMS Design and Fabrication

Awards & Honors

  • 2019 Texas A&M University J. Mike Walker ’66 Department of Mechanical Engineering Graduate Teaching Award
  • 2019 NSF CAREER Award

Selected Publications

  • Raghuraman, S.; Soleymaniha, M.; Zhijiang, Y.; and Felts, J. R. Kinetics and Dynamics of Stress-Assisted Local Anodic Oxidation on Graphene. Nanoscale 2018, 10 (37), 17912-17923
  • Soleymaniha, M.; and Felts, J. R. Polymer Droplet Dynamic Wetting Measurement at the Nanometer Scale on Smooth Surfaces Using Atomic Force Microscopy. Review of Scientific Instruments 2018, 89 (3), 033703
  • Podpirka, A.; Lee, W-K.; Ziegler, J. I.; Brintlinger, T. H.; Felts, J. R.; Simpkins, B. S.; Bassim, N. D.; Laracuente, A. R.; Sheehan, P. E.; and Ruppalt, L. B. Nanopatterning of GeTe Phase Change Films Via Heated-Probe Lithography. Nanoscale 2017, 9 (25), 8815-8824
  • Raghuraman, S.; Elinski, M. B.; Batteas, J. D.; and Felts, J. R. Driving Surface Chemistry at the Nanometer Scale Using Localized Heat and Stress. Nano Letters 2017, 17 (4), 2111-2117
  • Akinwande, D.; Brennan, C. J.; Bunch, J. S.; Egberts, P.; Felts, J. R.; Gao, H.; Huang, R.; Kim, J-S.; Li, T.; Li, Y.; Liechti, K. M.; Lu, N.; Park, H. S.; Reed, E. J.; Wang, P.; Yakobson, B. I.; Zhang, T.; Zhang, Y. W.; Zhou, Y.; Zhu, Y. A Review on Mechanics and Mechanical Properties of 2D Materials-Graphene and Beyond. Extreme Mechanics Letters 2017, 13, 42-77