How “2D” materials expand

Congratulations to Yang Zhong, Lenan Zhang, Samuel Cruz and their collaborators for their recent work, A unified approach and descriptor for the thermal expansion of two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenide monolayers, which was featured on MIT News....

Congratulations on DRL alumni joining academia!

Congratulations to DRL alumni joining academia! Find out more about our recent alumni: Xiangyu Li, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Website) Zhengmao Lu, Institute of Mechanical Engineering at École...

Passive cooling system could benefit off-grid locations

Congratulations to Zhengmao Lu, Arny Leroy, Lenan Zhang, and their collaborators in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE) at MIT for their recent work on Significantly enhanced sub-ambient passive cooling enabled by evaporation, radiation, and...

Congratulations to Yajing Zhao for successfully defending her PhD!

Congratulations to Yajing Zhao for successfully defending her PhD on Scalable Micro/Nanostructured Surfaces for Capillary-Driven Thin-Film Condensation!  In her thesis, Yajing designed, fabricated, tested, and demonstrated thin-film condensation heat transfer...

Surfaces that make water boil more efficiently

Congratulations to Youngsup Song, Carlos Díaz-Marín, Lenan Zhang, Hyeongyun Cha, and Yajing Zhao for their recent work on Three-Tier Hierarchical Structures for Extreme Pool Boiling Heat Transfer Performance, which was featured on MIT News. Boiling is an effective...