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Jane Chui

Bauyrzhan prize

APS March Meeting

AGU Fall Meeting

Pore-geometry control of wetting

  • [Oct 24, 2018] Paper in collaboration with Nima Shokri of University of Manchester on pore geometry control of apparent wetting in porous media, published in Scientific Reports. (Read the paper)

Invasion-percolation through wetting transition

  • [Oct 11, 2018] Bauyrzhan Primkulov's paper on quasi-static fluid-fluid displacement in porous media: invasion-percolation through a wetting transition, published in Physical Review Fluids. (Read the paper)

Yu (Rachel) Qiu Yue (Olivia) Meng

Pore-scale modeling of phase change

Amir defense

  • [Aug 6, 2018] Amir Pahlavan successfully defended his PhD dissertation, titled Moving Contact Lines and Interfacial Instabilities in Confined Environments. Congratulations, Dr. Pahlavan!! (Pictures)

Thin films in partial wetting

  • [Apr 27, 2018] Amir Pahlavan and Luis Cueto's paper on thin films in partial wetting, in collaboration with Peko Hosoi and Gareth McKinley from MIT Mechanical Engineering, published in Journal of Fluid Mechanics. (Read the paper)

Hydrate growth on a gas–liquid interface

  • [Apr 2, 2018] Xiaojing Fu and Luis Cueto's paper on nonequilibrium thermodynamics of hydrate growth on a gas–liquid interface, published in Physical Review Letters and featured as Editor's Suggestion. (Read the paper)

Ke Xu

  • [Mar 1, 2018] Postdoctoral associate Ke Xu joins the group.

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