Dept. of Mechanical Science and Engineering
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(2020-05-08)Lubricant-infused porous surfaces (SLIPS) demonstrate extreme liquid repellency such that a droplet immiscible with the lubricant can roll off at a very small tilt angle < 5°. There have been many applications in using ...
(2020-05-08)Addressing the energy crisis motivates our society to develop alternative sources of energy beyond fossil fuels. Alternative fuels from various feedstocks have undergone diverse pathways and have unique physical properties ...
(2020-05-13)Space cooling consumes a large portion of U.S. household use, and traditional air conditioning system poses a net heating effect to the global climate. Daytime radiative cooling (DRC) is a passive cooling method with zero ...
(2020-05-08)Photonic integrated circuits (PICs) are a promising enabling technology for high bandwidth communications and sensors. Presently, all key optical components including lasers, waveguides, and modulators can be mass fabricated ...