Home | News | People | Research | Teaching | Publications | Links | Openings


Overview

The Microscale Physicochemical Hydrodynamics Laboratory (µPHYL) is directed by Professor Chuan-Hua Chen and located at Hudson Hall 181 and 183 (parking: PG-IV) at Duke University . Our research deals with experimental and theoretical investigations of small-scale physicochemical hydrodynamics, where transport and interfacial phenomena closely interact with each other. Through manipulation of interfacial tension, e.g. actively using electric fields or passively using surface structures, we are developing innovative solutions for applications ranging from bioanalytical assays to microelectronics cooling (overview figure). For further information about the research at µPHYL, visit the research and facility pages.

News

Mar 15, 2014

Dr. Chuan-Hua Chen's promotion to Associate Professor with tenure, initially announced on January 22, has been approved by the Board of Trustees at its February 28, 2014 meeting.

Mar 4, 2014

Congratulations to our first PhD graduate Jonathan Boreyko who has accepted a tenure-track faculty position at Virginia Tech.

Sep 1, 2007 Onward

µPHYL News Archive


Mail: 178 Hudson Hall, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708-0300  |  Tel: 919-660-5343  |  Email: chuanhua.chen@duke.edu

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science | Pratt School of Engineering | Duke University