Ralph Dinwiddie

29th International Thermal Conductivity Conference Award Co-Winner 2007

Dr. Ralph Dinwiddie graduated from Stockton University after earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Physics. He then went on to earn his MS and Ph.D. in Physics at the University of Delaware. Dinwiddie has since worked for 27 years as a Research Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he controls and processes high-speed infrared imaging and video, while also measuring and mapping thermal diffusivity of condensed materials. In 2013, Dinwiddie and his colleagues were awarded the R&D 100 Award, recognizing the top 100 most technologically significant products with their development of the SYMMETRIX HPX-F Nanocomposite Separator.


Published Proceedings of the 29th ITCC:

Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth International Thermal Conductivity Conference, 29th, Koenig, J.R., Ban, H. (2008). Thermal Conductivity 29. DEStech Publications.


Most Cited Works by Ralph Dinwiddie:

  1. https://thermtest.com/papers/on-the-use-of-the-transient-hot-strip-method-for-measuring-the-thermal-conductivity-of-high-conducting-thin-bars
    Lara-Curzio, E., Wang, H., Gustavsson, M., Dinwiddie, R.B., Trejo, R.M., Gustafsson, S.E. 2006. On The Use Of The Transient Hot-strip Method For Measuring The Thermal Conductivity of High-conducting Thin Bars. International Journal of Thermophsyics, 27: 1816.
  2. https://thermtest.com/papers/experimental-and-numerical-study-of-the-effective-thermal-conductivity-of-nano-composites-with-thermal-boundary-resistance
    Sun, C.T., Wang, H., Dinwiddie, R.B., Kotharin, R. 2013. Experimental and numerical study of the effective thermal conductivity of nano composites with thermal boundary resistance. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 66: 823-829.
  3. https://thermtest.com/papers/thermal-conductivity-of-coated-paper
    Wang, H., Kerr, L.L., Dinwiddie, R.B., Peterson, R.C., Pan, Y. 2009. Thermal conductivity of coated paper. International Journal of Thermophysics, 30(2): 572-579.

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