SURFI Team 2016/17

Point of Pride

One of our publications remains as the top cited paper for Surface Innovations in the last 3 years. The paper is entitled Guidelines to Measurements of Reproducible Contact Angles Using a Sessile-Drop Technique and was published at the end of … Read More »

Publication on Zn-Li Alloys

Graduate student Shan Zhao led the project on formulation of new Zn-Li alloys for biomedical applications. In her first paper on Zn-Li alloys she reports a preparation of new Zn-xLi alloys (with x=2, 4, 6 at%). Structures of the formulated … Read More »

New Scholar from China

The SURFI Team welcomes a new addition to our team, Dr. Xubo Liu. Dr. Xubo Liu has arrived from the School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at Nanchang University in P.R. China a few days before Christmas. Dr. Liu will … Read More »

Bioabsorbable Stents Bioabsorbable Stents
We search for new biodegradable alloys that could revolutionize cardiovascular stent industry.
Antibacterial Materials Antibacterial Materials
We invented new inexpensive antibacterial material and explore its potential applications in water filtration, food packaging, and many others.
RHX Ceramic Dating RHX Ceramic Dating
We study the rates of rehydration and rehydroxylation processes for fired clay-based ceramics as a tool for dating ceramic archeological artifacts.
Smart Surfaces Smart Surfaces
We architecture nanostructures, nanotubes, and molecular layers to control wetting or other properties of surfaces.
Mineral and Materials Processing Mineral and Materials Processing
We have a long tradition of development and testing physical separation technologies for selective recovery of minerals from ores, plastics from waste, and cellulose fibers from wastepaper.


Professor Jaroslaw (Jarek) Drelich

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