Xianming Dai

Assistant Professor - Mechanical Engineering
Dai@utdallas.edu
972-883-5449
NSERL 4.704
Website
Tags: Mechanical Engineering

Professional Preparation

Post-Doc - Mechanical Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University - 2016
Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering
University of South Carolina - 2013
M.S. - Thermal Engineering
Huazhong University of Science and Technology - 2009
B.S. - Thermal Energy and Power Engineering
Chongqing University - 2007

Research Areas

Interests
Wetting, microfluidics, thermal transport, biofilm, water harvesting

Publications

Passive removal of highly wetting liquids and ice on quasi-liquid surfaces 2020 - Publication
Hydrophilic directional slippery rough surfaces for water harvesting 2018 - Publication
Fabrication of Inherent Anticorrosion Superhydrophobic Surfaces on Metals 2018 - Publication
Ultrasensitive surface-enhanced Raman scattering detection in common fluids 2016 - Publication
Slippery Wenzel State 2015 - Publication

Appointments

Assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Dallas [2016–Present]
Assistant professor of Bioengineering
The University of Texas at Dallas [2019–Present]

Awards

Army Research Office's Young Investigator Award - [2019]
ASME Best Poster Award in the Micro and Nano Technology Forum - [2019]
Water harvesting work highlighted by Nature Materials in Material Witness - [2019]
1st place prize in the STEM Bridge Summer Program - [2018]
JALA Top Ten Breakthrough Award - [2016]

Affiliations

Membership
ASME, MRS, ACS, APS, and ISBE