Author Archives: Jarek Drelich

Liquid Adhesion to Curved Surface

In our new report on adhesion of liquids to solids, entitled “Droplet Characteristics at the Maximum Adhesion on Curved Surfaces” and published in Langmuir, we analyze the effect of solid surface curvature on liquid droplet adhesion. The following is the … Continue reading

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SI Volume 9 Issue 2/3

We would like to share with you the content of the issue 2/3 of 2021 of Surface Innovations. This issue offers the Invited Feature Article on carbon coating of electrode materials for lithium ion batteries and eight original papers on … Continue reading

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SI Volume 9 Issue 1

We would like to share with you the content of the first issue of 2021 of Surface Innovations. This issue offers the Invited Feature Article on polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane/epoxy coatings and seven original papers on variety of topics. Hope many … Continue reading

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Top Scientist

A new citation metrics was recently prepared by Mendeley; Mendeley is a free reference manager and an academic social network. They have created a publicly available database of 100,000 top-scientists (actual list is longer, ~160,000) that provides standardized information on … Continue reading

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Depinning Contact Line

The mobility of a fakir state droplet on a structured surface is fundamentally determined by the effective length of a microscopic contact line. However, it is largely unknown how the surface topography determines the effective contact line length. Based on … Continue reading

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Vascular Inflammation

Zinc (Zn) has emerged as a promising bioresorbable stent material due to its ideal corrosion behavior and excellent biocompatibility. However, for load bearing implant applications, alloying is required to boost its mechanical properties as pure Zn exhibits poor strength. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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SI Volume 8 Issue 5

We would like to share with you the content of the fifth issue of 2020 of Surface Innovations. This issue offers Feature Article on MoS2 incorporated PEO coatings on aluminum alloy and seven original papers on variety of topics. Hope … Continue reading

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SI Impact Factor

We are glad to report that the journal impact factor (IF) for Surface Innovations rose to 2.845 from 2.333 in 2019. This is the fourth year in a row when the journal climbs in ranking.

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SI Volume 8 Issue 4

We would like to share with you the content of the fourth issue of 2020 of Surface Innovations. This issue offers Invited Feature Article on plasma surface modifications of orthopedic biomaterials and three original papers on bioresorbable medical materials. Hope … Continue reading

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Award to Emily

Congratulations to our undergraduate researcher for receiving the Graduate School Academic Excellence Award (GAEA) and her acceptance to MTU master’s program. This one-time award of $4,500 will be applied towards Emily’s tuition for the fall 2020 semester. Well deserved Award … Continue reading

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