Welcome to Multiscale Multiphysics Group

Research Focus

The group is focused in fundamental and applied research on microfluidics, surface engineering and heat transfer. The area of research includes (not limited to) wettability patterning, multiphase flow, single and multiphase heat transfer etc.

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Recent Publications

  • Effect of particle shape and slip mechanism on buoyancy induced convective heat transport with nanofluids, Physics of Fluids (2017) 29: 122001.
  • Transitions between multiple dynamical states in a confined dense active-particle system, Physical Review E (2017) 95: 062610.
  • Rapid, self-driven liquid mixing on open-surface microfluidic platforms, Scientific Reports (2017) 7: 1800 PDF.
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International Collaborators

Prof. Constantine M. Megaridis, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, UIC, Chicago

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Open surface micromixer

Self driven liquid micromixer for low cost Point of Care and Lab on a Chip applications.


Condensation heat transfer

Enhancing dropwise condensation heat transfer using optimized wettable pattern surface.

granular mixing

Mixing of granular particles

DEM modeling of mixing of polydisperse dense granular particles in a lid driven enclosure.