Monthly Archives: February 2017

Publication on Zn-Al Bioalloys

Special high grade zinc and wrought zinc-aluminum (Zn-Al) alloys containing up to 5.5 wt% Al were processed, characterized, and implanted in rats in search of a new family of alloys with possible applications as bioabsorbable endovascular stents. The results of … Continue reading

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Terminology of Contact Angles

The rapid pace and shear number of papers published in recent years on contact angles, wetting, and non-wetting surfaces has lend itself to misconceptions and misuses of terminology, measurement techniques, and interpretation of experimental results. Terms describing contact angles, wettability, … Continue reading

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Outstanding Scholarship Award

Congratulations to Shan! She is a recipient of the Outstanding Scholarship Award in MSE Department recognizing her academic performance. She was nominated by department. A certificate of recognition for this award will be presented at the Graduate Research Colloquium Banquet … Continue reading

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Course in India

Dr. Drelich traveled to India and instructed a new course entitled “Contact Angles: Measurements, Interpretation and Modern Applications“ from January 29 to February 4. The course was offered to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at the Indian Institute of Technology … Continue reading

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SI Volume 5 Issue 1

The first issue of 2017 of Surface Innovations is available online. We open this first issue with two important contributions prepared by members of the External Advisory Board. In the first paper entitled “Contact Angles and Wettability: Towards Common and … Continue reading

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