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8/21/17: Congrats to Megan Mulroe and Farzad Ahmadi, whose research on jumping-droplet condensation made the front page of VT News!

8/16/17: . The NIFI group is working with Proctor & Gamble to develop a novel type of anti-perspirant. Hopefully the research will be no sweat!

7/31/17: Our work on dynamic defrosting was featured in WSLS News 10 and VT News.

7/18/17: Our paper on enhanced jumping-droplet condensation has been published in ACS Nano. Congrats to Farzad, and a big congrats to Megan for getting a first-author paper as an undergraduate!

7/17/17: Congrats to Saurabh Nath for graduating with his Master’s degree and receiving a prestigious scholarship to pursue his PhD under David Quéré! We will miss Saurabh’s brainstorming skills and his infectious love of scaling analysis!

7/11/17: Our work on dynamic defrosting was covered by Yahoo! News.

6/27/17: Our paper on dynamic defrosting has been published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Congrats to Kevin!

5/3/17: Prof. Boreyko has received the 2017 Dean’s Award for Outstanding New Assistant Professor.

5/2/17: Congrats to Saurabh, who won a Torgersen Graduate Student Research Excellence Award for best MS Poster Presentation (3rd place)!

4/3/17: Our paper on hotspot cooling made the front cover of Applied Physics Letters.  Congrats to all of our collaborators at Duke and Intel

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8/21/17: Congrats to Megan Mulroe and Farzad Ahmadi, whose research on jumping-droplet condensation made the front page of VT News!

8/16/17: . The NIFI group is working with Proctor & Gamble to develop a novel type of anti-perspirant. Hopefully the research will be no sweat!

7/31/17: Our work on dynamic defrosting was featured in WSLS News 10 and VT News.

7/18/17: Our paper on enhanced jumping-droplet condensation has been published in ACS Nano. Congrats to Farzad, and a big congrats to Megan for getting a first-author paper as an undergraduate!

7/17/17: Congrats to Saurabh Nath for graduating with his Master’s degree and receiving a prestigious scholarship to pursue his PhD under David Quéré! We will miss Saurabh’s brainstorming skills and his infectious love of scaling analysis!

7/11/17: Our work on dynamic defrosting was covered by Yahoo! News.

6/27/17: Our paper on dynamic defrosting has been published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Congrats to Kevin!

5/3/17: Prof. Boreyko has received the 2017 Dean’s Award for Outstanding New Assistant Professor.

5/2/17: Congrats to Saurabh, who won a Torgersen Graduate Student Research Excellence Award for best MS Poster Presentation (3rd place)!

4/3/17: Our paper on hotspot cooling made the front cover of Applied Physics Letters.  Congrats to all of our collaborators at Duke and Intel

4/3/17: Congrats to Katherine Witt, who has received an Undergraduate Research Scholarship from the Virginia Space Grant Consortium!

3/2/17: Prof. Boreyko has won the NSF CAREER Award from the Thermal Transport Processes program for his proposal on engineering synthetic mangrove trees for water harvesting applications.  

2/28/17: Congrats to Megan Mulroe, whose poster on jumping-droplet condensation won 2nd place at the Adhesion Society’s 40th Annual Meeting!

2/6/17: Thanks to MII for awarding the NIFI group a Small Instrumentation award!  

2/1/17: Our review paper on condensation frosting was published in Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering.  Congrats to Saurabh and Farzad!

12/8/16: We are Virginia Tech’s “Inventors of the Month” for December!  Congrats to Saurabh, Caitlin, and Grady for their great work developing anti-frosting surface technology!

10/11/16: Prof. Boreyko is one of 58 young faculty who received an award from the Air Force’s Young Investigator Research Program (YIP)   The NIFI group will use this support to develop a new type of phase-change thermal diode that regulates the direction of heat flow.

9/26/16: Resource Sharing Controls Gene Expression Bursting” was published in ACS Synthetic Biology.  Congrats to all of our collaborators at ORNL!

8/25/16: Our beetle-inspired anti-frosting research was featured in Science News for Students.

8/24/16: Congrats to Megan Mulroe for receiving the Louis and Dianne Sharpe Undergraduate Scholarship Award from the Macromolecules Innovation Institute!

8/15/16: The NIFI group, in collaboration with Prof. Pengtao Yue, received a grant from the National Science Foundation to research how localized vapor pressure gradients could be exploited to suppress frost growth

8/11/16: Our paper on modeling condensation and frost phenomena was published in Langmuir. Congrats to Saurabh!

5/12/16: Prof. Boreyko has received the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

5/9/16: The Workshop on Biological Collections as a Resource for Technical Innovation, sponsored by the NSF and co-organized by Prof. Jonathan Boreyko, is being held May 9-10 at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC.

3/18/16: Prof. Jonathan Boreyko has been selected to receive the 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award from the 3M Company.

1/25/16: Our work on beetle-inspired anti-frosting surfaces was covered by Virginia Tech News, Discovery Channel Canada, Popular Science, The Christian Science Monitor and WSLS10.

1/22/16: Controlling condensation and frost growth with chemical micropatterns” was published in Scientific Reports.  Congratulations to Saurabh and Kevin!  

6/19/15: Our research was featured on “You Are Here,” a radio news program broadcast by 88.9 WERS in Boston.

6/2/15: "Self-propelled sweeping removal of dropwise condensation," was published in Applied Physics Letters.

4/6/15: The NIFI group presented their research at the Virginia Tech Hampton Roads Showcase in Newport News, Virginia.

4/4/15: The NIFI Lab received a grant from Bemis Company, Inc. to fabricate omniphobic polymer films for use as food-release agents.

4/1/15: “Control of Membrane Permeability in Air-Stable Droplet Interface Bilayers” was published in Langmuir.

3/16/15: Our video publication on using sealable microfluidic chambers for cell-free biology has been published by the Journal of Visualized Experiments.

12/23/14: The website launches for NIFI Lab! Thanks to Alex Parrish for the web design and Mary Katherine Chin for creating our theme artwork!

12/9/14: Our research on the asymmetric wettability of tilted nanopillars and micropillars was featured on the front cover of Advanced Materials Interfaces.

8/10/14: Dr. Jonathan Boreyko joins the Virginia Tech Dept. of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics as an Assistant Professor.