News 2007

2007 News stories

JG011409 Resolve 042.jpg Particle flows: "Not all stirring is equal"
Particles in flows are found everywhere, from sediment in rivers to blood cells in veins and even to windblown leaves in the backyard. Determining how these systems behave, and what causes some particles to mix well while others segregate from the fluids through which they're flowing, can have profound implications. more >
WachsPicture106.jpg A sub-nanoscale leap in reactivity
Engineers have long known that most catalytic reactions occur at the nanoscale, where materials have a larger relative surface area and greater reactivity. more >
Chaudhury_final.jpg A clarity in adhesion, "beautifully conceived"
Interfacial fluid mechanics had its genesis when Chaudhury discovered that droplets can be made to migrate on surfaces. more >