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Jonathan Boreyko

Associate Professor
220 Norris Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061
MC: 0238

Thrust Area Specialty: BMNS: Bio, Micro & Nano Systems

Laboratory: Nature-Inspired Fluids & Interfaces Lab

Interfacial fluid mechanics
Surface wettability of micro/nano-structured materials
Phase-change heat transfer (condensation, frost, evaporation, and boiling)
Biomimetic engineering
Water and energy harvesting
Droplet dynamics
Synthetic trees

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2019-Present, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
2014-2019, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, Virginia Tech
2014, Research Scientist, Bredesen Center, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
2012-2014, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
2007-2012, Graduate Research Assistant, Duke University

2017 – Leader in Research Award, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics Department, Virginia Tech
2017 – Outstanding new Assistant Professor, College of Engineering Dean’s Award, Virginia Tech
2017 – NSF CAREER Award, NSF-CBET – Thermal Transport Processes
2016 – Young Investigator Program Award, Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
2016 – Leader in Scholarship Award, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics Department, Virginia Tech
2016 – Junior Faculty Enhancement Award, Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
2016 – Non-Tenured Faculty Award, 3M Company
2014 – Best Poster Award (3rd Place), Fluid Dynamics of Living Systems Workshop
2014 – Exceptional Contribution Award, MMT-2014 Conference, Ariel University, Israel
2013 – Postdoc Achievement Award, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences
2011 – Best Poster Award (1st Place), Gordon Research Conference on Microfluidics
2011 – Best Poster Award (2nd Place), MRS/ASM/AVS-NC Meeting
2010 – Best Poster Award (2nd Place), Faraday Discussion 146 on Wetting Dynamics
2009 – Gallery of Fluid Motion Winner, 62nd Annual APS DFD Meeting
2009 – National Finalist, Collegiate Inventors Competition

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Duke University, 2012
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Trinity College, 2007
B.S., Physics, Trinity College, 2007