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A water droplet jumps and returns to a horizontal surface
Jumping drops get boost from gravity

Researchers from Virginia Tech are seeking the best way to shed moisture from condensers to increase the efficiency of a variety of items including power plants or anything that requires heat exchange.

Date: May 24, 2019
Borekyo and Kennedy survey a fog harp
Virginia Tech’s fog harp harvests water even in the lightest fog

The superior efficiency of Virginia Tech's fog harp could dramatically increase the number of regions worldwide where fog harvesting is viable.

Date: Apr 20, 2020
Wing Ng and Timothy Long
Virginia Tech faculty honored by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

Wing Ng, an Alumni Distinguished Professor and the Christoper C. Kraft Endowed Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering, and Timothy Long, a professor of chemistry in the College of Science and director of the Macromolecules Innovation Institute, received 2020 Outstanding Faculty Awards.

Date: May 15, 2020
Lab member  Mojtaba Edalatpour shows the thermal diode developed by Boreyko's team.
Novel method of heat conduction could be a game changer for server farms and aircraft

Jonathan Boreyko's approach to thermal management uses a thermal diode, allowing for the cooling of a hot object on one side while resisting heat from entering on the opposite side.

Date: Aug 17, 2020
fog harp
Proof-of-concept program from LAUNCH and VTIP fuels development of new technologies

Eligible projects involve technologies captured in the VTIP invention disclosure process and identified as candidates for licensing to established companies or to new technology startups.

Date: Aug 21, 2020
Lei Zuo
Lei Zuo named Robert E. Hord Jr. Professor of Mechanical Engineering

As a member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 2014, Zuo’s scholarship has focused on the design, dynamics, control, and manufacturing of energy systems.

Date: Jul 15, 2020

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