Damena Agonafer has developed a unique evaporative cooling system that uses a membrane with microscopic pillars (shown above) that are designed to remediate the heat from high-power electronic systems.

Cooling method could relieve heat woes in data centers, electric vehicles

By Beth Gartin on March 20, 2018 in Research
3-D rendering of the atomic structure of graphene (Image: Shutterstock)

New view on electron interactions in graphene

By Beth Gartin on March 8, 2018 in Research
closeup image of a fuel cell

Creating longer-lasting fuel cells

By Erika Ebsworth-Goold on September 26, 2017 in
Professor Damena Agonafer

Agonafer to hold nanotechnology workshop for area high school students

By Ricki Pettinato on August 31, 2017 in
Damena Agonafer, assistant professor of mechanical engineering & materials science, has received a one-year, $50,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to host a workshop for St. Louis-area high school students from groups underrepresented in STEM fields.

Engineers find better way to detect nanoparticles

By Ricki Pettinato on August 22, 2017 in
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