Our Focus

From the fundamental of phase change heat transfer (boiling, evaporation, and condensation) to energy system layout design for advanced energy systems

Tailoring heat transfer surfaces

Using surface modification including micro/nano-structures/wetting patterns for advanced phase change heat transfer

Nuclear safety & Nuclear thermal-hydraulics

Analyzing nuclear thermal-hydraulics in normal operating and accidents for improving nuclear safety

Energy system & component design

Investigating new energy layout and developing improved components for better efficient and safety of energy systems

Advanced modeling & simulation

Modeling and experimental validation for numerical simulation

Biomechanics with PIV and CFD

Flow analysis in blood vessel for medical diagnostics and nature-inspired design for artificial olfactory nose