Weiwei Shi received her B.S. and Master’s degrees in Applied Chemistry from BeiHang University. She joined the NIFI group in August 2016 and her research interests include synthetic trees, oil-infused surfaces, and fog harvesting.
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10/6/20: Our paper on how Fog Harps operate in a heavy outdoor fog has been published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Congrats to Weiwei and team!
8/18/20: Congrats to Mojtaba, Kevin, and Ranit for their paper on bridging-droplet thermal diodes getting published in Advanced Functional Materials!
6/11/20: Prof. Boreyko has received tenure with promotion to associate professor. A big thanks to my mentors, Prof. Chuan-Hua Chen and Dr. Patrick Collier, collaborators, and all of my wonderful students who made this possible!
4/16/20: Read this new paper in Advanced Sustainable Systems to find out how Fog Harps can harvest water even in a light fog! Congrats to Weiwei, Thomas, Brandon, and Prof. Kennedy!
3/30/20: Congrats to Viverjita for defending her MS thesis! We will miss you but are excited about your future adventures in ecology.
3/24/20: Weiwei has successfully defended her PhD thesis! Thanks for all of your outstanding work on the Fog Harp and synthetic tree projects, NIFI will miss your bright presence in our group!
2/18/20: Congrats to Pranav, Tejas, and Andrew, for their paper in Langmuir on using evaporating droplets to characterize hygroscopic materials.
2/7/20: Congrats to Saurabh and Farzad, who captured the physics of inter-droplet ice bridging in their new Soft Matter paper.
1/15/20: Congrats to Kaavya for winning the MII Adhesive Manufacturing Scholarship for her research with NIFI!
1/14/20: Congrats to Weiwei and the senior project team of Richard, Collin, David, Ziad, and Daniel, whose paper in Scientific Reports shows how to build a tall and scalable synthetic tree.