Research Projects Portfolio

2020-2022:
Novel sustainable fibers for cooling fabrics (co-PI)

FundingAdvanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA) STTR Phase II

2020-2021:
Harnessing flexoelectricity for broadband photo-detection and energy generation (PI)
Funding: MIT Lincoln Laboratory Advanced Concepts Committee

2018-2022:
Thermal management of fibers and films: smart textile platforms for heating, cooling, and signature (PI)
Funding: US Army via CCDC Soldier Center & MIT Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies (6.2)

2019-2021:
Antimicrobial and easy-care performance of sustainable SmartPE polyethylene fabrics (PI)

FundingMIT Deshpande Center

2019-2020:
Optical Metamaterials (PI)
FundingUS Army via CCDC Soldier Center & MIT Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies (6.1)

2019-2020:
Passive solar cooling via engineered optical and evaporation phenomena (PI)

FundingMIT MISTI Global Seed Fund 

2019-2020:
"Anti-glass" - thin-film passive radiative cooling devices
 (PI)
FundingUNSW-USA Networks of Excellence 

2019-2019:
SmartPE fabrics development (PI)

FundingAdvanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA)

2014-2017:
Spectrally-tunable far-field thermal radiation extraction from micro- & nano-structures (co-PI)

FundingUS Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences (DOE-BES)

2014-2017:
Full-spectrum stacked solar-thermal and PV receiver (co-PI)
FundingUS Department of Energy (DOE-ARPA-E)

2006-2008:
Micro- and nano-cavity structures for imaging, biosensing and novel materials (PI)
Funding: North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

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