• Assistant Professor
Dion S. Antao

Educational Background

  • Postdoctoral Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013-2016
  • Ph.D., mechanical engineering, Drexel University, 2013
  • M.S., mechanical engineering, Drexel University, 2009
  • B. Tech., mechanical engineering, National Institute of Technology, 2007

Research Interests

  • Nano-to-macroscale heat transfer, fluid dynamics and interfacial phenomena

    Micro/nanoscale materials for energy systems via scalable synthesis 

    Two-phase flow and heat transfer in energy systems: thermo-electric power generation, thermal management of electronics and energy conversion systems, and water purification 

    Robustness and durability of materials in energy conversion systems 

    Research webpage

Selected Publications

  • Adera, S., Antao, D., Raj, R. and Wang, E. N., “Design of Micropillar Wicks for Thin-Film Evaporation”, 2016, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, v. 101
  • Zhu, Y., Antao, D., Chu, K.-H., Chen, S., Hendricks, T., Zhang, T. and Wang, E. N., “Surface Structure Enhanced Microchannel Flow Boiling”, 2016, Journal of Heat Transfer, v. 138, n. 9
  • Antao, D., Adera, S., Zhu, Y., Farias, E., Raj, R. and Wang, E. N., “Dynamic evolution of the evaporating liquid-vapor interface in micropillar arrays”, 2016, Langmuir, v. 32, n. 2
  • Zhu, Y., Antao, D., Xiao, R. and Wang, E. N., “Real-Time Manipulation with Magnetically Tunable Structures”, 2014, Advanced Materials, v. 26, n. 37
  • Lu, Z., Salamon, T., Narayanan, S., Bagnall, K., Hanks, D., Antao, D., Barabadi, B., Sircar, J., Simon, M. E. and Wang, E. N., “Design and modeling of membrane-based evaporative cooling devices for thermal management of high heat fluxes”, 2016, IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, v. 6, n. 7