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Aug 28, 2022

New Publication: Template-Free Scalable Fabrication of Linearly Periodic Microstructures by Controlling Ribbing Defects Phenomenon in Forward Roll Coating for Multifunctional Applications

Abstract Periodic micro/nanoscale structures from nature have inspired the scientific community to adopt surface design for various applications, including superhydrophobic drag reduction. One primary concern of practical applications of such periodic microstructures remains the scalability of conventional microfabrication technologies. This study demonstrates a simple template-free scalable manufacturing technique to fabricate periodic microstructures by controlling the… 

May 10, 2022

Didar defended his Ph.D. dissertation


Apr 26, 2022

Publication: Multiscale and Multiphysics Fea Simulation and Materials Optimization for Laser Ultrasound Transducers

Abstract The relationship between the nanocomposite design and the laser ultrasound transducer (LUT) characteristics was investigated through simulations in multiple scale levels for material behavior, device response, and near-field acoustic wave propagation. First, the effects of the nanoparticle size and concentration on the effective properties of composites were quantitatively investigated with the finite element analysis… 

Apr 20, 2022

NCSU Graduate Student Travel Award

Md Didarul Islam and Sipan Liu presented at SPIE Optics and Photonics conference 2021 in San Diego, CA. The Conference participation was also supported by the GSA travel award from NC State University. Didar’s presentation starts at the 9-minute mark 

Apr 20, 2022

Best Poster Award

Md Didarul Islam received the “Best Poster Award” in the Mechanical and Aersopace Engineering Graduate Symposium (Spring 2022). Congratulation!       

Apr 20, 2022

NSF Student Award

Md Didarul Islam received the NSF travel award for participating in the upcoming NAMRC 50 conference. The award will cover the registration fees and accommodation for the duration of the conference (Spring 2022)