Welcome! We are excited to have new students join the lab this Fall 2017 semester.

This research group focuses on experimental work related to fundamental and applied topics in heat transfer, fluid dynamics, energy systems, and interfacial phenomena. For more information on projects, please see here.


Jiangxing Sun joins the lab


We have our second PhD student join the lab – welcome Jiangxing Sun!

Junhui Li joins the lab


We have our first graduate PhD student – welcome Junhui Li!

Lab ready for move-in


Our new lab space in Whitaker 245 is ready for move-in. Let the research begin!

Paper published in IJHMT


Part of Patty’s PhD work on the distribution of droplet sizes during dropwise condensation on lubricant-inflused surfaces (LIS or SLIPS) has been published in IJHMT.

Patty featured in "POETS" newsletter


The newest POETS (Center for Power Optimization of Electro-Thermal Systems) newlsetter (Fall 2016) featured an interview with Patty on her research career, motivation, and goals.

POETS Newsletter 3-2016