PhD Positions for Fall 2013

We are seeking highly motivated students to pursue PhD degrees in the area of nanoscale energy and fluids transport. Our multidisciplinary projects require students having strong experimental or theoretical skills in one or more of the following areas: micro/nanofluidics, nanostructure synthesis, heat transfer, applied physics and micro/nano fabrication. Students with backgrounds in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, applied physics, chemistry and materials science are strongly encouraged to apply to the PhD program in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Boston University. The application deadline is December 15, 2012. Interested students should send your full CV, TOEFL/GRE score, transcript with grade point average and contact information of at least three references in a single PDF file to Prof. Duan ( .

January , 2012: Mohammad Amin Alibakhshi joins the group as the first PhD student.

January, 2012: Our paperEvaporation-induced cavitation in nanofluidic channels” was published in PNAS.

May, 2012: Chuanhua wins a Dean’s Catalyst Award for his proposal titled “Enhanced Fluid Transport in Graphene Nanochannels” (with Prof. Xin Zhang and Prof. Xi Lin).  BU link

August, 2012: Ke Zhang decides to join the lab. Welcome Ke!

September, 2012: Quan Xie joins us from UMich. Welcome Quan!

September, 2012: Senior ME undergraduate students, Bin Jiang joins the group. Welcome Bin!

January, 2013: Zhuoqun Li joins us from Tsinghua University. Welcome Zhuoqun!

June, 2013: Yinxiao Li decides to join the lab. Welcome Yinxiao!