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    • Tailoring wetting behavior at extremes 

      Wilke, Kyle(Kyle L.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
      In the classical understanding of liquid interactions with surfaces, liquid/surface chemistry dictates wetting behavior, requiring use of specific materials to achieve desired behavior. This restriction creates a number ...
    • Impact of ride-sharing on mobility trends and vehicle stock 

      Deshmukh, Suhrid Avinash. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
      North American transportation industry is on the verge of a revolutionary change. With the advent of car-sharing services and ride-sharing companies, the transportation industry is experiencing a fundamental way in which ...
    • Advanced methods for droplet capture in water recovery systems and agricultural sprays 

      Damak, Maher,Ph. D.Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
      Water scarcity is one of the important challenges of our century. In this thesis, we investigate advanced methods to mitigate it in two ways: water recovery from fog and reducing chemicals runoff in agriculture. In the ...