Evelyn N. WangAssociate Professor
Gail E. Kendall Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02139-4307
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University. 2006
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2001
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, M.I.T., 2000
micro-/nano-scale heat and mass transport, two-phase transport, phase-change; nanoengineered surfaces; thermal management for high performance systems; bio-inspired micro-/nano-systems;energy efficient systems; solar thermal energy conversion; water desalination
Honors and Awards
Associate Director of the Solid State Solar Thermal Energy Conversion (S3TEC) Center
Best Paper Award and Best Poster Award, ITherm, 2014
ASME Bergles-Rohsenow Young Investigator Award in Heat Transfer, 2012
ONR Young Investigator Award, 2012
Best Paper Award (First Prize), ASME Micro and Nano Heat and Mass Transfer International Conference, 2012
AFOSR Young Investigator Award, 2011
Best Paper Award, ITherm, 2010
DARPA Young Faculty Award, 2008
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Society of Women Engineers
American Physical Society
American String Teachers Association
Select Publications (see full list http://drl.mit.edu/publications.cgi)
1.Chu, K.-H., Xiao, R., and E.N. Wang, “Uni-directional Spreading on Asymmetric Nanostructured Surfaces,” Nature Materials, 9, 413-417, 2010.
2. Miljkovic, N., Enright, R., Nam, Y., Lopez, K., Dou, N., Sack, J., and E.N., Wang, "Jumping-Droplet-Enhanced Condensation on Scalable Superhydrophobic Nanostructured Surfaces," Nano Letters, 13(10) 179-187, 2013.
3. Adera, S., Raj, R., Enright, R., and E.N. Wang, "Non-Wetting Droplets on Hot Superhydrophilic Surfaces," Nature Communications, 4, 2013.
4. Miljkovic, N., Preston, D.J., Enright, and E.N., Wang, "Electrostatic Charging of Jumping Droplets on Superhydrophobic Surfaces," Nature Communications, 4, 2013.
5. Lenert, A., Bierman, D.M., Nam, Y., Walker, C.R., Celanovic, I., Soljacic, M. and E.N. Wang, "A nanophotonic solar thermophotovoltaic device," Nature Nanotechnollogy, 9(2) 126-130, 2014.