Category Archives: Publications

Books, journals, poster sessions

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

Posted in Publications | Comments Off on Liquid Adhesion to Curved Surface

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

Posted in Publications | Comments Off on SI Volume 9 Issue 2/3

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

Posted in Publications | Comments Off on SI Volume 9 Issue 1

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

Posted in Publications | Comments Off on Depinning Contact Line

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

Posted in Publications | Comments Off on Vascular Inflammation

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

Posted in Publications | Comments Off on SI Volume 8 Issue 5

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

Posted in Publications, Team | Comments Off on SI Volume 8 Issue 4

Bubble Adhesion with Nano-rough Surface

In a new paper entitled “Nano-scaled roughness effect on air bubble-hydrophilic surface adhesive strength” and published in Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, we describe the effect of nano-scaled roughness on adhesion of air bubble with hematite and … Continue reading

Posted in Publications | Comments Off on Bubble Adhesion with Nano-rough Surface

Natural Fiber Composite

Dr. Drelich co-authors a paper entitled: “Mechanical properties of Boehmeria nivea natural fabric reinforced epoxy matrix composite preparedby vacuum-assisted resin infusion molding” and published in open-access Polymers journal. This is the most recent result of his collaboration with the Military … Continue reading

Posted in Publications | Comments Off on Natural Fiber Composite

Magnesite Nano-roughness Effect on Flotation

A new contribution entitled “Water droplets and air bubbles at magnesite nano-rough surfaces: analysis of induction time, adhesion and detachment using a dynamic microbalance” and published in the Minerals Engineering journal is the result of our collaborative project with Northeastern … Continue reading

Posted in Publications | Comments Off on Magnesite Nano-roughness Effect on Flotation