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Jonathan Boreyko

Associate Professor
  • John R. Jones III Faculty Fellow
  • Thrust Area Specialty: Bio, Micro & Nano Systems
Jonathan Boreyko
222 Norris Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Research Interests

  • Interfacial fluid mechanics
  • Surface wettability of micro/nano-structured materials
  • Phase-change heat transfer (condensation, frost, evaporation, and boiling)
  • Biomimetic engineering
  • Water and energy harvesting
  • Droplet dynamics
  • Synthetic trees

See Dr. Boreyko's publications and research on Google Scholar.

  • 2020-Present, Associate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • 2019-2020, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • 2014-2019, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, Virginia Tech
  • 2014, Research Scientist, Bredesen Center, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
  • 2012-2014, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • 2007-2012, Graduate Research Assistant, Duke University
  • 2017 – Leader in Research Award, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics Department, Virginia Tech
  • 2017 – Outstanding new Assistant Professor, College of Engineering Dean’s Award, Virginia Tech
  • 2017 – NSF CAREER Award, NSF-CBET – Thermal Transport Processes
  • 2016 – Young Investigator Program Award, Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
  • 2016 – Leader in Scholarship Award, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics Department, Virginia Tech
  • 2016 – Junior Faculty Enhancement Award, Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • 2016 – Non-Tenured Faculty Award, 3M Company
  • 2014 – Best Poster Award (3rd Place), Fluid Dynamics of Living Systems Workshop
  • 2014 – Exceptional Contribution Award, MMT-2014 Conference, Ariel University, Israel
  • 2013 – Postdoc Achievement Award, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences
  • 2011 – Best Poster Award (1st Place), Gordon Research Conference on Microfluidics
  • 2011 – Best Poster Award (2nd Place), MRS/ASM/AVS-NC Meeting
  • 2010 – Best Poster Award (2nd Place), Faraday Discussion 146 on Wetting Dynamics
  • 2009 – Gallery of Fluid Motion Winner, 62nd Annual APS DFD Meeting
  • 2009 – National Finalist, Collegiate Inventors Competition
  • Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering, Duke University, 2012
  • M.S. - Mechanical Engineering, Trinity College, 2007
  • B.S. - Physics, Trinity College, 2007