School of Engineering Professor of Teaching Innovation
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT)Ph.D.
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE, Downing CollegeM.Eng.
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE, Downing CollegeB.A.
Superhydrophobic, Superoleophobic and Ice-phobic Surfaces
Jets and Sprays
Food and biofluid rheology
Viscoelastic Flow Instabilities
Optical instrumentation (PIV, Birefringence, tomography) for complex fluids
Microfluidic devices for complex fluids
Flow Assurance in the presence of waxes, hydrates and asphaltenes
Orchid ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8323-2779
Google Scholar: Gareth McKinley
Gold Medal of the British Society of Rheology, Dec. 2014
The Bingham Medal of the Society of Rheology, Oct. 2013
Bird, Stewart and Lightfoot Lecturer, University of Wisconsin, Jan. 2010
Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2007
Society of Rheology Publication Award, 2007
Frenkiel Award, APS-DFD, 2002
Society of Rheology, President (2015-2017)
US National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, USNC/TAM (Vice President)
APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Fellow
British Society of Rheology, Honorary Member
Chair, Institute Committee on Nominations, 2014
Interim Department Head, July 2013.
Associate Department Head, 2008-2013
Engineering Council, 2008-2013
Head, MechE Area 1 (MMEC; Mechanics, Modeling, Experiment and Computation), 2005-2008
Director, Program in Polymer Science and Technology, 2004-2009.
Faculty Quality of Life Committee, Co-Chair, 2002
Advanced Fluid Mechanics (graduate level); ME 2.25 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mechanical-engineering/2-25-advanced-fluid-mechanics-fall-2013/
Selected publications (from 240+ overall); see http://web.mit.edu/nnf/publications for all papers
Keshavarz, B., Houze, E.C., Moore, J. R., Koerner, M. R., McKinley, G.H. Ligament-Mediated Fragmentation of Viscoelastic Liquids, Phys Rev. Lett. submitted.
Ma, L., Wang, J.J., Marconnet, A.M., Barbati,A.C., McKinley, G.H., Chen, G., Viscosity and Thermal Conductivity of Stable Graphite Suspensions near Percolation, Nanolet (2015), 15, 127-133.
Wei TS, Fan FY, Helal A, Smith KC, McKinley GH, Chiang YM, et al. Biphasic Electrode Suspensions for Li-Ion Semi-solid Flow Cells with High Energy Density, Fast Charge Transport, and Low-Dissipation Flow. Advanced Energy Materials. (2015), 5(15): 7.
Keshavarz B, Sharma V, Houze E.C., Koerner M.R., Moore J.R., Cotts P.M., Threlfall-Holmes, P., McKinley, G.H. Studying the Effects of Elongational Properties on Atomization of Weakly Viscoelastic Solutions using Rayleigh Ohnesorge Jetting Extensional Rheometry (ROJER). J. Non-Newt Fluid Mech. (2015), 222, 171-189. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jnnfm.2014.11.004
Sharma, V., S.J Haward, J. Serdy, B. Keshavarz, A. Söderland, P. Threlfall-Holmes and G.H. McKinley, The Rheology of Aqueous Solutions of Ethyl Hydoxy-Ethyl Cellulose (EHEC) and its Hydrophobically-Modified Analogue (hmEHEC): Extensional Flow Response in Capillary Breakup, Jetting (ROJER) and in a Cross-Slot Extensional Rheometer. Soft Matter, (2015), 11, 3251 – 3270; DOI: 10.1039/C4SM01661K
Srinivasan, S., Kleingartner, J., Milne, A.J.B.M, Cohen, R.E., McKinley, G.H., Sustainable Drag Reduction in Turbulent Taylor-Couette Flows by Depositing Sprayable Superhydrophobic Surfaces, Phys. Rev. Lett., (2015), 114, 014501
Gondal, M.A., Sadullah, M.S., Panchanathan, D., McKinley, G.H., Varanasi, K.K., Study of Factors Governing Oil-Water Separation Process using TiO2 Films Prepared by Spray-Deposition of Nanoparticle Dispersions, ACS Appl. Mat & Int. 6(16), (2014). 13422-13429.
Park, K.-C., S. Srinivasan, S.S. Chhatre, R.E. Cohen, and G.H. McKinley, Fog Harvesting Mesh Surfaces. Langmuir, (2013), 29(43), 13269-13277, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la402409f
Haward, S.J., M.S.N. Oliveira, M.A. Alves, and G.H. McKinley, An Optimized Cross-Slot Geometry for Microfluidic Extensional Rheometry. Phys. Rev. Lett., (2012), 109, 128301(1-5).
Park, K.-C., H. Choi, C.-H. Chang, R.E. Cohen, G.H. McKinley, and G. Barbastathis, Nanotextured Silica Surfaces with Robust Superhydrophobicity and Omnidirectional Broadband Supertransmissivity. ACS Nano, (2012) 6(5), 3789-3799.
Srinivasan, S., Chhatre, S.S., Mabry, J.M., Cohen, R.E., McKinley G.H., Solution Spraying of Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) Blends to Fabricate Micro-Textured, Superoleophobic Surfaces, Polymer (2011), 52(14), 3209-3218.
Tuteja, A., Choi, W., Mabry, J.M., Cohen, R.E. and McKinley, G.H., Robust Omniphobic Surfaces, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 105(47), (2008), 18200-18205
Ewoldt, R.H., McKinley, G.H. and Hosoi, A.E., New Measures for Characterizing Nonlinear Viscoelasticity in Large Amplitude Oscillatory Shear, J. Rheol., 52(6), (2008), 1427-1458.Tuteja, A., Choi, W., Ma, M., Mabry, J.M., Mazzella, S.A., Rutledge, G.C., Cohen, R.E. and McKinley, G.H., Designing Superoleophobic Surfaces, Science, 318 (2007), 1618-1622.
Liff, S.M., Kumar, N. and McKinley, G.H., High Performance Elastomeric Nanocomposites via Solvent Exchange Processing, Nature Materials, (2007), 6(1), 76-84.
Lau, K.S.K., Bico, J., Teo, K.B.K., Chhowalla, M., Amaratunga, G.A.J., Milne, W., McKinley, G.H., Gleason, K. K., Superhydrophobic Carbon Nanotube Forests†, Nanoletters, 3(12), (2003), 1701-1705.
US Patent # 5,588,509 Splined Vibration Device Using ER Fluids (w/ Bridgestone Corp.)
US Patent # 6,711,941 Braithwaite G, McKinley G.H., Spiegelberg S.H., Apparatus and Methods for Measuring Extensional Rheological Properties of a Material (w/ Cambridge Polymer Group).
U.S. Patent #6,852,772 Muratoglu, Orhun; Spiegelberg Stephen H.; McKinley, Gareth H.; A High Modulus Crosslinked Polyethylene with Reduced Residual Free Radical Concentration Prepared Below the Melt; (w/ Cambridge Polymer Group); continued by U.S. Patent #7,166,650.
U.S. Patent # 7,896,019, S. Deshmukh, G. Bettin, G.H.McKinley, "Active Controlled Energy Absorber Using Responsive Fluids".
U.S. Patent #7,304,097 B2 (continuation); Dec 4, 2007; continued by US #7,505,774; Muratoglu, Orhun; Spiegelberg Stephen H.; McKinley, Gareth H.; High Modulus Crosslinked Polyethylene with Reduced Residual Free Radical Concentration Prepared Below the Melt.
US Patent 9,120,669; Issued 9/1/15: C. Chang, H. Choi, K. Park, G.H. McKinley, R.E. Cohen,G. Barbastathis; “Process for Fabricating High Aspect Ratio Tapered nanocone Structures”.