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Deyu Li

Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Director of Graduate Studies in Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Intellectual Neighborhoods

Research Focus

Micro/Nano scale energy and molecular transport phenomena,. Nanofabrication techniques, Molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo Simulation, Micro/Nanofluidics.

Current Projects

Micro/Nanoscale Thermal-Fluids Lab (MNTFL) 
Professor Deyu Li
Research in the micro/nanoscale thermal fluids laboratory focuses on development of novel devices for energy conversion and biomedical studies. We pursue fundamental understanding of thermal and fluid transport through nanowires and nanotubes by molecular dynamics, Monte Carlo simulation and experimental techniques. The acquired knowledge is used to develop high efficiency thermoelectric energy converters and nanofluidic lab-on-a-chip devices.