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Dr. Fan speaks at Levich Institute Seminar

On October 13, Dr. Fan gave a talk at Benjamin Levich Institute seminar entitled “How flow-driven transport of soft particles Influence Effective Permeability of Porous Media”.

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Dr. Fan speaks at ME department seminar

On September 24, 2020, Dr. Fan gave a talk at the ME department seminar entitled “Understanding transport in porous media with microfluidic model systems”.

New paper published in Journal of Hydrology

Our new paper ” Effect of flow profiles on the flow subjected to oscillation forcing: an example of droplet mobilization in constricted tubes” in collaboration with Dr. Wen Deng’s group at Missouri S&T is now published online on Journal of Hydrology.

 

 

 

Our paper featured in Scilight

Shuaijun’s paper “Understanding transport of an elasticspherical particle through a confining channel, Applied Physics Letters, 116103705″ is featured in Scilight!  https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/10.0000949.

Our paper accepted for publication in Applied Physics Letters

APL imageOur paper “Understanding transport of an elastic, spherical particle through a confining channel” has been published in Applied Physics Letters. Congratulations to Shuaijun and all co-authors!

 

Sound-bite presentation at 12th Northeast Complex Fluids and Soft Matter Workshop

NCS Workshop imageShuaijun gave a sound-bite presentation about his work on transport of soft particles in porous media at the 12th Northeast Complex Fluids and Soft Matter (NCS) Workshop at Manhattan College. Ali and Chunsheng presented two posters about their respective work on dual-gel 3D culture model and development of nanoporous film. Well done, everyone!

Paper accepted for publication in ACS Applied Polymer Materials

Our collaborative work with Zi Chen’s group at Dartmouth College entitled “Porosity-tunable structures with “fossilized” bubbles” has been accepted for publication in ACS Applied Polymer Materials. Congratulations!

Dr. Fan Chairs first Flow and Transport in Porous Media Symposium in SES

universityDr. Fan co-organized and chaired the first Flow and Transport in Porous Media Symposium in SES (Society of Engineering Science 56th Annual Technical Meeting, Oct 13-15, Washington University in St. Louis). Shuaijun presented his work on “Fluid flow with suspended soft particles in porous media” at the meeting. Well done!

Dr. Fan Speaks at UConn Polymer Program Seminar

U connDr. Fan gave a talk at the Polymer Program Seminar at UConn, on Oct. 11th. Thanks for the invitation and host of Prof. Luyi Sun, and all the inspiring meetings!

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Dr. Fan Receives NSF grant to study packing structure and stability of foams and emulsions in microgravity

NSF logoDr. Fan received an NSF grant to study the packing structure and stability of foams and emulsions in microgravity. In collaboration with Prof. Charles Maldarelli, and our implementation partner, we will develop microfluidic platforms for this study and send them to ISS National Lab!