Dr. Sunmi Shin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at National University of Singapore (NUS). Prior to joining NUS, she received her Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from UC San Diego in 2019. She specializes in experimental investigation of fundamental nanoscale heat transport for thermal management and development of personalized thermoregulators and energy harvesting devices using thermoelectric energy conversion. In particular, she is interested in solving multidisciplinary problems, such as thermo-electric and thermo-optical engineering for controlled thermal management. She was a selected participant in ‘Asian Deans’ Forum 2018 The Rising Stars Women in Engineering Workshop’ and a recipient of 2020 Chancellor’s Dissertation Medal at UC San Diego.