News

4/29/2017
Mahmoud Elzouka is recipient of the 2017 UNL College of Engineering Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award.
4/25/2017
Dr. Ndao gives an invited talk titled "Controlling Heat Flow at the Micro & Nanoscale: Application in Thermal Management and Thermal Computing" at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia.
4/20/2017
Congratulations to Mahmoud (Ph.D), Anton (M.S), and Ethan (M.S) for having successfully defended their thesis.
3/22/2017
Dr. Ndao gives an invited talk titled "Near-Field Thermal Radiation for Solar Thermophotovoltaics and High Temperature Thermal Logic and Memory Applications" at NEBRASKA MRSEC Symposium.
2/14/2017
Congratulations to graduate student Mahmoud El-Zouka for the acceptance of his paper "High Temperature Near-Field NanoThermoMechanical Rectification" in Nature Scientific Reports.
9/20/2016
Congratulations to graduate student Ethan Davis for the acceptance of his paper "Wetting Characteristics of 3-Dimensional Nanostructured Fractal Surfaces" in Applied Surface Science.
03/31/2016
Congratulations to Dr. Ndao for having been selected as one of the 2016 recipients of the College of Engineering Henry Y. Kleinkauf Family Distinguished New Faculty Teaching Award.
09/18/2015
Dr. Ndao named as one of a seven member executive committee to oversee the operation of UNL's new $3.5M NSF grant for nanoscience center.
09/15/2015
Dr. Ndao's outreach work to promote Science and Engineering Education in Africa has been featured on the Nebraska Engineering News.
06/25/2015
Congratulation new fellowship awardees Sarah Wallis ($3,000 - NASA Nebraska Space Grant Fellowship) and Mahmoud Elzouka ($1,500 - UNL Dean’s Fellowship).
03/24/2015
Congratulation to Prof. Ndao for being awarded (as CO-PI) an ONR/NSRI grant to conduct research on "Functionalized Metallic Surfaces for Enhanced Heat Transfer, Drag Reduction, and Novel Power Sources".
11/26/2014
Congratulation to Graduate student Corey Kruse for having successfully defended his MS Thesis titled "Heat Transfer Enhancement and Applications of Femtosecond Laser Processed Metallic Surfaces".
11/13/2014
Dr. Ndao invited to give two seminars on "two-phase heat transfer from FLSP metallic surfaces" and "NanoThermoMechanical memory for extreme-environment electronics" at NASA Glenn Research Center.
09/17/2014
Dr. Ndao to serve as Topic Organizer (Area : Thermal Management - Jet & Spray Cooling) for the upcoming ASME InterPACK / ICNMM 2015 conference, San Francisco, CA.
09/01/2014
Dr. Ndao's work on “Jet impingement on Micro Pin Fins for the Thermal Management of Microelectronics” has been featured in the September issue of “Electronics cooling”: http://item-media.uberflip.com/i/365204.
07/31/2014
Dr. Ndao to Chair the session on “Flow Boiling in Microchannels I” at the 12th International Conference on Nanochannels, microchannels, and Minichannels, Chicago, Illinois, August 2014.
07/24/2014
Prof. Ndao's paper on "Micro device design and fabrication for the experimental investigation of jet impingement on an array of micro pin fins" has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering.
06/30/2014
Congratulation to Prof. Ndao for being awarded (as CO-PI) a NASA EPSCoR grant in the amount of $750,000 to conduct research on "Highly Permanent Biomimetic Micro/Nanostructured Surfaces by Femtosecond Laser Surface Processing for Thermal Management Systems."
04/18/2014
Congratulation to graduate student Mahmoud Elzouka; out of the 60+ posters submitted in Engineering this year at the 2014 UNL Spring Research Fair, his poster was selected as one of the three Commendation Awards! Each Commendation Award includes a $200 cash prize from the College of Engineering.
04/17/2014
CONGRATULATION to Corey Kruse for being awarded the NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship for $68,000 a year for 3 years to pursue his Ph.D. degree. He is the first to ever receive this award in the State of Nebraska, we are very proud of him.
04/17/2014
Congratulation to students in the Nano & Microsystems Research Lab - Six conference papers in 2014 (list of publications) :) .
04/17/2014
Congratulation to new graduate student Ethan Davis for being awarded the Nebraska Engineering Recruitment Fellowship for $5,000. Welcome to the Nano & Microsystems Research Lab.
12/20/2013
Dr. Ndao to Chair the session on “Thermal Characterization Methods” organized in the Emerging Technologies Track at the 2014 IEEE Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems (ITherm) located at Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Hotel, Orlando, FL, 27 May - 30 May 2014.
12/05/2013
Professor Ndao is awarded an NCESR Cycle 8 grant (as a Co-Investigator) from the Nebraska Center For Energy Sciences Research on "Numerical Modeling of the Formation of Micro/Nanostructures on Metals using Femtosecond Laser Surface Processing"
12/03/2013
Dr. Ndao to serve as a member of the Regional Scientific Committee of USA, Mexico and Central America and an Associate Editor of the Proceedings for the 15th International Heat Transfer Conference to be held 10-15 August, 2014 in Kyoto, Japan.
11/20/2013
Dr. Ndao's paper on the "Effects of pin fin shape and configuration on the single-phase heat transfer characteristics of jet impingement on micro pin fins" has been accepted for publication in IJHMT.
09/18/2013
Dr. Ndao has been invited to be a Member of Scientific Committee for the International Conference on Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow (HTFF), Prague, Czech Republic, August, 2014.
06/25/2013
Congratulations to Corey and co-authors for a publication in Langmuir
05/17/2013
The NMRL welcomes graduate student Henry Ems who just joined our group
03/19/2013
Congratulation to Corey Kruse, FIRST conference paper accepted - ASME 2013 Summer Heat Transfer Conference
01/30/2013
Dr. Ndao to give a seminar on "Nano/Microsystems: Energy and Biomedical Applications" at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
12/14/2012
Nathan Van Loon, an undergraduate student in the MME Department will join the lab as an undergraduate student researcher, Welcome Nathan!
09/20/2012
Prof. Ndao's proposal (UNL internal funding) to the Nebraska Center For Energy Sciences Research was selected for funding, CONGRATULATION!!! 
09/20/2012
Our lab is now member of Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience
08/15/2012
The Nano & Microsystems Research Lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is Born