Current Projects

Project Updates PIs Lead site
Ultrasonic Non-Thermal Drying of Wet Bio-Polymeric Materials Hao Feng Illinois
Fundamental Understanding of Rapid Air Drying of Paper Tissues Burt Tilley and Jamal Yagoobi WPI
Wireless Passive MEMS Sensor for in situ Continuous Temperature and Moisture Sensing Logan Liu Illinois
Tip-based Optical Fiber Sensors for Continuous, In-situ Measurements of Trapped Moisture and Pressure Pratap Rao and Shawn Liu WPI
Ultrasound-mediated Ethanol Dewatering/Dehydration Hao Feng Illinois
Enhancement of Municipal Wastewater Biosolids Drying through Interfacial Energy Modifying Amendments to Promote Uniform Agglomeration John Bergendahl WPI
Spray Drying of Hygroscopic Materials Using an Encapsulation Strategy Through Three-fluid Nozzle Youngsoo Lee Illinois
An Investigation of the Role of Area, Scale, and Hierarchical Surface Topography in Wetting and Drying of Stochastically Patterned Surfaces Robert Daniello and Christopher Brown WPI
Solving Coupled Non-Fickian Moisture Transport and Quality-Kinetics Model for Improving the Quality and Nutritional Attributes of Selected Fruits and Vegetables during Drying Pawan Takhar Illinois
Enhancement of Drying Rate of Moist Porous Media with Electric Field Jamal Yagoobi WPI
Enhancement of Heat and Mass Transfer with Innovative Impinging Jet Nozzles Jamal Yagoobi WPI
Reducing Water Use in Corn Ethanol Process by Efficient High Solids Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation Vijay Singh Illinois