Group Members

Principal Investigator

Dr. Peichun Amy Tsai

Ph.D., University of Toronto, Canada    2007/11

Assistant Professor
Canada Research Chair in Fluids and Interfaces (Tier II)
Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, 2014/12 – present
Chemical Engineering, University of Twente, 2012–2014

Post-doctoral Research Associate
Complex Fluids Group (with Howard A. Stone), Princeton University, USA, 2010–2012
Physics of Fluids Group (with Detlef Lohse), University of Twente, The Netherlands, 2008–2010

Research in Applied Fluid Mechanics, particularly focussing on nano/microfluidics, evaporation, electrokinetics, wetting, droplet impact dynamics, and porous media flow.

Team

Dr. Yongwei Liu
Visiting Professor

Associate Professor, Harbin Engineering University, China
Ph.D. Acoustic Engineering,
Harbin Engineering University (2012)

Research interest: acoustics & turbulent flow

Sourayon Chanda
Graduate Student

M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta (2015)
B. Tech., National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, India (2013)

Research interest: electrokinetics & soft matter

Tsai-Hsing (Martin) Ho
Graduate Student

B.Sc. National Taiwan University (2012)
M.Sc. National Taiwan University (2014)

Research interest: microfluidics & porous media flow

Grégoire Bongrand
Graduate Student

B.Sc. Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Nancy, France (2016)

Research interest: convection & porous media flow

Ricardo A Vilchez Yovera
Graduate Student

B.Sc., National University of Engineering, Lima, Peru (2017)

Research interest: microfluidics & complex fluids

Ahmed Aldhaleai
Graduate Student

B.Sc., Mech. Engineering,
King Saud University, Saudi Arabia (2017)

Research interest: sustainable energy & heat transport

Yichi (Owen) Zhang
Graduate Student

BSc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada (2018)

Research interest: electrokinetics & microfluidics

Masoud Bozorg Bigdeli
Research Assistant

M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering,
University of Alberta, Canada (2018)

Research interest: nanofluidics & heat transport

Alejandro Matos
Undergraduate Student

Co-op student, University of Alberta, Canada

Research interest: nanofluids & heat transport

Marzieh Saadat
Visiting Phd Student

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Research interest: microfluidics

Lihui Liu
Visiting PhD Student

B.Eng. Beihang University, China (2014)
M.Eng. Beihang University, China (2016)

Research interest: drop impact & low-temperature plasma

Yukai Ren
Visiting PhD student

Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing

Research interest: Computational Fluid Dynamics & Control of Fluids

Jiaxin Huang
Undergraduate Intern

Research interest: drop impact

Linda Liu, Co-op undergraduate student, University of Alberta, Canada (2018).

Yuxuan (Steven) Fan, undergraduate student, University of Alberta, Canada (2018).

Tsing-Ying (Cindy) Yu, Exchange graduate student, from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan (2017).

Dr. Adrien Bussonnière, postdoc, currently at University of Rennes 1, France (2015-2017).

Dr. Xiaoyan Zhang, Visiting Professor, Chongqing University, China (2017).

Donatien Mottin, Exchange graduate student, ESPCI Paris, France (2017).

Lukas Geschke, Exchange graduate student, RWTH Aachen University, Germany (2017).

Jorge Estrada Flores, Visiting undergraduate student, National University of Engineering, Lima, Peru (2017).

Ricardo A Vilchez Yovera, Visiting undergraduate student, National University of Engineering, Lima, Peru (2017).

Akhila Jayaram, Visiting undergraduate student, Nanotechnology Program, University of Leeds, UK (2016).

Yunlai Chen, Visiting undergraduate student, University of Science and Technology of China (2016).

Kerry Friedrich, Co-op student, Chemical Engineering, University of Alberta (2016).

Yichen Tian, Co-op student, Civil Engineering, University of Alberta (2016).

Jia-Hau Ching, Visiting Master student, Physics, National Central University Taiwan (2015/09-2016/08).

Sara Khan, Undergraduate student, Mechanical Engineering, University Alberta (2016).

Research

Nanofluidics, Microfluidics, Wetting, Drop Impact, Fluid Mechanics, and Porous Media Flow

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Teaching

Mec E 371 Heat Transfer
Mec E 331 Fluid Mechanics

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Services

Research Consulting
Fluid Measurements

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