The failure of liquid-infused surfaces (LIS) and superhydrophobic surfaces (SHS) under flow

 Supervisor: Prof. Howard A. Stone                                                         Mar. 2015 - Present

  • Studied the shear-driven failure mechanism of LIS and gave the design criterion to avoid the drainage of lubricant.
  • Discovered the failure of SHS under flow is dominated by pressure. Compared the distinct failure mechanisms of SHS and LIS under flow.