• Aritra’s article on ultrafast nucleation of CO2 hydrates is published in ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. This has been heavily featured in news media like phys.org(Aug 2021)

              Link to complete article

  • Aritra’s work on film growth of hyrates is published in Chemical Engineering Science. (April 2021)

              Link to complete article

  • Manoj’s review article on high thermal conductivity nanocomposites is published in Proceedings of the IEEE. (June 2021)

              Link to complete article

  • Palash’s work on using machine learning for predicting the formation of hydrates is published in Fluid Phase Equilibria. (Dec 2020)

              Link to complete article

  • Onur’s work on popping bubbles in Leidenfrost droplets is published in Physics of Fluids. (Nov 2020)

              Link to complete article

  • Aritra receives the Philip C. and Linda L. Lewis Foundation Graduate Fellowship. (Aug 2020)
  • Enakshi’s work on electrowetting-induced droplet shedding is published in Applied Physics Letters. (May 2020)

              Link to complete article

  • Enakshi’s work on machine learning-based modeling of droplet coalescence is published in Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. (May 2020)

              Link to complete article

  • Enakshi defends her PhD. Many congrats Dr. Enakshi! (Apr 2020)
  • Prof. Bahadur’s summary of the workshop on “Next-generation dielectric materials for microelectronics/electrical applications” is published in IEEE Electrical Insulation magazine. (Mar 2020)
              Link to complete article
  • Palash receives University Continuing Graduate Fellowship. (Mar 2020)
  • Aritra’s work on flared gas-based desalination of flowback water from Shale fields is published in Energy. (Feb 2020)

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  • Palash's (and others') work on accelerated formation of CO2 hydrates is published in Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. This was also featured on Exxon Mobil’s flagship magazine and on their Instagram page. (Jan 2020)

                   Link to complete article and Link to Exxon's Magazine

  • Onur’s work on heat transfer enhancement due to suppression of the Leidenfrost state is published in International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. (Dec 2019)

                   Link to complete article

  • Prof. Bahadur hosts a workshop at MIT on “Next-generation dielectric materials for microelectronics/electrical applications”. (Dec 2019)
  • Onur defends his PhD, the 4th PhD from the group. Congratulations, Dr. Ozkan ! (Nov 2019) 
  • Palash’s collaborative work with Prof. Zheng’s group at UT was published in Matter. (November 2019)  

                   Link to complete article

  • Manoj's work on comparing electrowettability and surfactants as tools for wettability enhancement on a hydrophobic surface is published in Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects (November 2019)
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  • Prof. Bahadur is promoted to Associate Professor. (Sept 2019)
  • Enakshi’s work on electrowetting-accelerated condensation is published in International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. (June 2019)

                    Link to complete article

  • Palash receives the Philip C. and Linda L. Lewis Foundation Graduate Fellowship in Mechanical Engineering. (August 2019)
  • Onur's work on electrical impedance-based characterization electrostatic suppression of the Leidenfrost state is published in Applied Physics Letters as a featured article. (April 2019)

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  • Manoj and Enakshi’s work on fabrication of textured surfaces for oil-water wettability control applications is published in Materials Research Express. (December 2018)
                    Link to complete article.
  • Prof. Bahadur’s work (with collaborators on India) is published in Energy. This is about a new solution to smog in Indian cities by using crop residue (which is currently burnt) to power atmospheric water harvesting for potable water production. (October 2018)

                    Link to complete article.

  • Arjang’s work on acoustics and boiling is published in Physical Review E. (July 2018) 

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  • Prof. Bahadur’s perspectives on waste natural gas-based atmospheric water harvesting are featured in The Conversation. (July 2018)

                    Link to complete article.

  • Prof. Bahadur’s comments on water harvesting are included in articles in Washington Post and Kaiser Health News. (June 2018)

                    Link to complete article 1 and article 2.

  • Prof. Bahadur receives the 2018 Early Career Award at ICNMM (International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels) in Dubrovnik, Croatia. (June 2018)
  • Arjang is the third student to defend his PhD. Congratulations on your defense, Dr. Shahriari! (April 2018) 
  • Prof. Bahadur is selected as a recipient of the 2017 Google Faculty Research Award. (March 2018)  
                    Link to complete article.
  • Palash’s collaborative work with Prof. Zheng’s group at UT was published in Advanced Optical Materials. (March 2018)  

                    Link to complete article.

  • Our group's work on atmospheric water harvesting is featured in NBC News. (Jan 2018)

                    Link to complete article.

  • Palash’s review article on electrofreezing is published in Advances in Colloid and Interface Science. (Jan 2018)

                    Link to complete article.

  • Arjang and Onur's work on electrostatic suppression of the Leidenfrost state on liquid substrates is published in Langmuir.  (Oct 2017)

                    Link to complete article.

  • Onur and Arjang's work on electrostatic suppression of the Leidenfrost state using AC electric fields is published in Applied Physics Letters.  (Oct 2017)
                    Link to complete article.
  • Prof. Bahadur gives a keynote talk at the ASME 2017 15th International Conference for International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels and Minichannels (ICNMM2017) in Cambridge, MA. (August 2017)

              Title: Emerging frontiers in phase change heat transfer: Micro/nanoscale phenomena with industrial scale impact.

                    Link to conference website.

  •  Enakshi and Onur’s work on the use of landfill gas for atmospheric water harvesting is published in Energy. (July 2017)
                    Link to complete article.
  • Onur, Enakshi, Palash and Arjang receive the Philip C. and Linda L. Lewis Foundation Graduate Fellowship in Mechanical Engineering. (July 2017)
  • Arjang, Palash and Katie’s work on foam-based electronucleation of hydrates is published in Langmuir. (May 2017)
                    Link to complete article.
  • Renee’s work on the microfluidics behind an electrowetting heat pipe is published in the Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering. (May 2017)

                    Link to complete article.

  • Prof. Bahadur gives an invited talk at IEEE-NEMS 2017 at UCLA. (April 2017)
              - Title: Electrical control of microscale phenomena for microfluidics and heat transfer applications.
  • A microfluidic device, designed by the group to test the electrowetting heat pipe, is on the International Space Station for characterization under microgravity conditions. (April 2017)
                    Link to complete article 1 and article 2.
  • Prof. Bahadur receives the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation. (March 2017)
                    Link to complete article.
  • Onur and Enakshi’s work on modeling flared-gas powered atmospheric water harvesting is published in Applied Thermal Engineering. (Feb 2017)
                    Link to complete article.
  • Arjang's article (with collaborators) on instability analysis of Leidenfrost state suppression is published in Physical Review Fluids. (Feb 2017)

                    Link to complete article.

  • Arjang's review article (with external collaborators) on the role of electric fields on boiling and condensation is published in an special issue of Journal of Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering. (Oct 2016)             

                    Link to complete article.

  • Prof. Bahadur's article on flared natural gas-based atmospheric water harvesting is featured in the June issue of R&D magazine. (June 2016)

                    Link to complete article.

  • Katie’s work on electronucleation of hydrates is published in Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. (June 2016)

                    Link to complete article.

  • Arjang receives the H. Grady Rylander Longhorn Mechanical Engineering Club Excellence in Teaching Fellowship from the Cockrell School of Engineering at UT Austin. (May 2016)
  • Renee is the second student to defend her PhD. Congratulations on your defense, Dr. Hale! (April 2016)
  • Katie becomes the first student from the group to graduate with a PhD. Congratulations on your defense, Dr. Carpenter! (April 2016)
  • Prof. Bahadur's article on the use of flared natural gas for atmospheric water harvesting is featured as the cover of the March issue of ASME's Mechanical Engineering magazine. (March 2016)
                    Link to complete article.
  • Enakshi's work on flared gas-based atmospheric water harvesting is published in Environmental Research Letters. (March 2016)

                    Link to complete article and video abstract.

  • Arjang and Mark's work on electrical control and enhancement of heat transfer during quenching is published in Applied Physics Letters. (March 2016)

                    Link to complete article.

  • Arjang is awarded a University Graduate Continuing Fellowship. (Februray 2016)  
  • Katie’s work on saltwater icephobicity is published in Scientific Reports. (December 2015)

                   Link to complete article.

  • Renee’s work on electrowetting heat pipes is published in IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology. (September 2015)

                    Link to complete article.

  • Prof. Bahadur is awarded the 2015 SPE New Faculty Research Grant by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). He is one of only two awardees, worldwide. (July 2015)
  • Chris Galvin graduates with a Masters degree and starts his job with the US Navy. (May 2015 
  • Katie's work on electrofreezing is published in Langmuir. (February 2015 
              Link to complete article.
  • Enes is the first student to graduate from the group with a M.Sc. Congratulations! (December 2014)  
  • Prof. Bahadur wins the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) R&D competition at SPE ATCE in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (October 2014)                
              Link to complete article.
  • Arjang's work on boiling heat transfer is published in Langmuir. (September 2014)  
              Link to complete article.
  • Prof. Bahadur's work on drag reducing superhydrophobic coatings is published in Physics of Fluids(August 2014)  
  • Prof. Bahadur starts at The University of Texas at Austin after 3 years at GE Global Research. (September 2013)