Research Interests

Current Projects

  • Design, Fabrication and Characterization of Microchannel Heat Exchangers for Fossil-fired Supercritical CO2 Cycles

Sponsor: US Department of Energy, Fossil Energy Program

Collaborators: Carnegie Mellon University, Oregon State University

Duration: October 1, 2014- September 30, 2016


  • Enabling self-propelled condensate flow during phase-change heat rejection using surface texturing

Sponsor: NASA Early Stage Innovation Grant

Collaborators: Auburn University

Duration: January 2013- June 2016

Students: Shashank Natesh, Eric Truong

  • High Flux Microchannel Solar Receiver Development

Sponsor: Department of Energy Sunshot Office

Collaborators: Oregon State University (lead); National Energy Technology Lab; Pacific Northwest National Lab; Sandia National Lab

Duration:  Phase 1- October 2015-Sept 2016; Total project period: October 2015-September  2018


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