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BEAT THE HEAT Workshop 2021

By qhchau on July 29, 2021 in Lab News

Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the College Prep BEAT THE HEAT workshop has come back in 2021 with a new cohort of students. The program is targeted to help low-income high school students get exposed to the university environments, educate and inspire students to get a highe...

Google continues its support for NEIT lab data center cooling tech

By qhchau on June 15, 2021 in Lab News

  Google has decided to continue funding $86,419 to NEIT lab for the third year to develop an evaporative cooling module, which can be applied to dissipate heat from Google’s data centers in the future. This achievement comes from the hard work of everyone in the lab so congrats to eve...

Our lastest publications on Applied Thermal Engineering

By qhchau on March 12, 2021 in Lab News

2 of ours papers just got accepted to the Applied Thermal Engineering Journal are: Review article: Microscale evaporative cooling technologies for high heat flux microelectronics devices: Background and recent advances  and Molecular dynamics simulations of thin-film evaporation: The influence of...

Dr. Agonafer receives NSF CAREER Award

By Abel Solomon on December 3, 2019 in Lab News

Dr. Damena Agonafer received a five-year $500,000 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to identify different modes of heat transfer during the evaporation process of nonsymmetrical microdroplets that sit atop micropillar structures on a cooling platform. We would like to congra...

Dr. Damena Agonafer receives ASME Early Career Award

By Abel Solomon on October 10, 2019 in Lab News

The Electronics and Photonics Packaging Division (EPPD) 2019 Early Career Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) was awarded to our principal investigator Dr. Damena Agonafer. The award, given to professionals within 10 years of last degree received, recognizes a young eng...

Our latest study titled “Evolution of Microdroplet Morphology Confined on Asymmetric Micropillar Structures” got published on the cover of the journal “Langmuir”

By Abel Solomon on September 21, 2019 in Lab News

The cover of the journal Langmuir, the ACS journal of fundamental interface science, featured our latest work on the droplets of different liquids on micropillar structures of different shapes: triangles, squares, and circles. The paper titled “Evolution of Microdroplet Morphology Confined ...

“Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science” featured our latest study

By Abel Solomon on August 1, 2019 in Lab News

The paper titled Experimental investigation of evaporation from asymmetric microdroplets confined on heated micropillar structures got published on Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science. This paper examines the evaporation rate and heat transfer performance of continuously–fed water microdroplet...