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Science publication!

Science publication!

Our latest study on anti-icing materials has been published in Science! LIT materials will hopefully revolution the deicing paradigm and we are excited to finally share these insights with the world. Low-interfacial toughness materials for effective large-scale deicing Media coverage: UBC Press Release University of Michigan Press Release CBC Calgary AAAS Toronto City News […]

New publication!

New publication!

In collaboration with MIT, UT Dallas, and the University of Michigan, our latest study on understanding superhydrophobic drag reduction in turbulent flow is published in Physics of Fluids. An Editors Pick too! Influence of textural statistics on drag reduction by scalable, randomly rough superhydrophobic surfaces in turbulent flow

Wenting receives the IURA

Wenting has been awarded the prestigious International Undergraduate Research Award, which will fully fund her summer research project on normal ice adhesion. Congratulations Wenting!!

Dr. Hajiraissi joins OPERA

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Roozbeh Hajiraissi as the latest postdoctoral scholar in the OPERA Lab. Glad to have you on the team! Researchgate page for Dr. Hajiraissi

Conference Talk

Dr. Golovin was invited to give a Plenary talk at the International Symposium on Materials for Anti-Icing, being held in Trondheim, Norway in May 2019. This should be a very good event, with world experts converging to discuss one of the OPERA’s favourite topics! More info:  

New research grant with Arc’teryx

New research grant with Arc’teryx

The OPERA Lab has been awarded a Collaborative Research & Development (CRD) Grant from NSERC, in partnership with Arc’teryx! We’ll be designing the next generation of PFC-free waterproof jacket finishes.

Sadaf is the OPERA’s latest PhD student

Sadaf Shabanian, from Isfahan University of Technology, joins the OPERA lab as our latest doctoral student. Glad to have you and welcome!

Kiana joins the group

Kiana Mirshahidi joins the group as a MASc student from Golestan University, Iran. Welcome!