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Vanderbilt engineers’ paper on differences in water and water vapor transport selected as ‘Editors’ Highlight’ in Nature Communications

Dec. 1, 2022—The transport of water molecules through nanoscale pores is central to a number of processes like water treatment, biological membranes, ionic/molecular separations, water treatment and protective applications, but the mechanisms of transport are not fully understood. Piran Kidambi, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Vanderbilt, and a team of researchers recently had a...

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Heartbroken by earthquake, Nepali student turns attention to helping homeland

Apr. 28, 2015—Dhiraj Prasai’s nonstop consumption of news about the Nepal earthquake started with a 2:30 a.m. Friday phone call that jolted him from sleep. Did you hear? His friend said in a grim voice. Everything in Nepal is gone. Prasai, a Vanderbilt University Ph.D. candidate in interdisciplinary materials science, flipped on the television and immediately started...

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