Cullen R. BuieAssociate Professor
Esther & Harold E. Edgerton Career Development Chair
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02139-4307
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University. 2009
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2005
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 2003
microfluidics, microbial fuel cells, biofuels, experimental fluid mechanics, multiphase flow
Honors and Awards
Stanford Distinguished Alumni Scholar (2013)
DuPont Young Professor Award (2013)
DARPA Young Faculty Award (2013)
NSF CAREER Award (2012)
University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship (2008)
Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship (2007)
Link Foundation Energy Fellowship (2006)
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (2003)
American Society of Mechanical Engineering
The American Physical Society
The Electrochemical Society
National Society of Black Engineers
July 2015, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT
Jan 2010 - Jun 2015, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT
Oct 2008 - Dec 2009, Visiting Scientist, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT
Oct 2008 - Dec 2009, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
Joung, Y.S., Buie, C.R., "Scaling laws for drop impingement on porous films and papers," Physical Review E, 2014, 89, (1), 013015:1-013015:9.
Braff, W. A., Willner, D., Hugenholtz, P., Rabaey, K., Buie, C. R., "Dielectrophoresis-Based Discrimination of Bacteria at the Strain Level Based on Their Surface Properties," PLoS One, 2013, 8, (10), e76751.
Braff, W. A., Buie, C. R., Bazant, M. Z., "Boundary Layer Analysis of Membraneless Electrochemical Cells," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2013, 160, (11), A2056-A2063.
Figliuzzi, B., Buie, C. R., "Rise in Optimized Capillary Channels," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2013, 731, 142-161.
Braff, W. A., Bazant, M. Z., Buie, C. R., "Membrane-Less Hydrogen Bromine Flow Battery," Nature Communications, 2013, 4.
Chu, K.-H., Joung, Y.S., Enright, R., Buie, C.R., Wang, E.N., "Hierarchically structured surfaces for boiling critical heat flux enhancement," Applied Physics Letters, 2013, 102, p.151602.
Joung, Y.S., Buie, C.R., "A Hybrid Method Employing Breakdown Anodization and Electrophoretic Deposition for Superhydrophilic Surfaces," The Journal of Physical Chemistry: B, 2013, 117, p.1714.
Braff, W.A., Pignier, A., and Buie, C.R., "High sensitivity three-dimensional insulator-based dielectrophoresis," Lab Chip, 2012, 12, p.1327.
Joung, Y.S. and C.R. Buie, “Electrophoretic Deposition of Unstable Colloidal Suspensions for Superhydrophobic Surfaces,” Langmuir, 2011, 27, p. 4156.