Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Advances in Micro- and Nanofluidics

S. M. Sohel Murshed

University of Lisbon

Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal. Having more than 140 scientific publications in leading international journals and conferences he is one of the leading academics in the fields of nanofluids and microfluidics.

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Theories and Principles Flow and Transport Phenomena Types of Microfluidics Lab-On-A-Chip Devices Micro-Mixers and Pumps Performance Evaluation Systems Design Fabrication Methods Conventional Techniques Cutting-Age Technology Micro and Nanoscale Energy Transport Applications

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During the past decades the emerging field of micro- and nano-fluidics has attracted tremendous research interest worldwide and a great progress has been made particularly in their fabrication, performance and applications. Consequently, many applications and commercial production of numerous microfluidic systems and devices are available today. However, this multidisciplinary field is in its infancy and there are many important areas where these new technologies and their real-world applications can radically improve performance and quality of life.

This book will cover a wide range of important areas of micro- and nano-fluidic systems and devices starting from fundamentals, theories and principles, and cutting-age microfabrication technologies to its applications in energy, lab-on-chip, and biomedicine. It will also present the current state of the art research and advances of this emerging field besides performance evaluation of these technologies through experimental and numerical means. This book will provide an interdisciplinary approach to the readership and is expected to be of interest to anyone involved in studying, research, design and fabrication, or manufacturing micro- and nano-scaled fluidic devices and systems.

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Book initiated and editor appointed

Date completed: September 3rd 2020

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Deadline for chapter proposals: October 1st 2020

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Deadline for full chapters: November 30th 2020

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Review results due: February 18th 2021

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Expected publication date: April 19th 2021

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About the editor

S. M. Sohel Murshed

University of Lisbon

Dr. S. M. Sohel Murshed is a professor of Thermofluids and Energy Conversion Technologies at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) of the University of Lisbon, Portugal. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore in 2007. Previously, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at universities in Singapore and the USA. He has so far authored/co-authored 8 books, 23 book chapters, and more than 130 papers in leading international journals and conferences. He has Google Scholar Citations of 6016 with h-index of 28 and several of his papers have been classified as highly cited papers by ISI Web of Science. He was the management committee of a European COST action on nanofluids and also serves as a group leader of the Action and is currently a key member of ongoing EC CIG project on nanofluids. He is an Editor of the Journal of Nanofluids since 2012 and is an Associate Editor of Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. He is also a board member of several other international journals. He regularly serves as an expert evaluator for the EC and for funding agencies of different countries. He also acts as a reviewer for many international PhD theses as well as about 40 international journals including numbers of top-level ones like \"Nature\" His main research interests include nanofluids, ionanofluids, micro- and nanoscale heat transfer, thermophysical properties of fluids, nanomaterials-fluids systems, heat exchangers, microfluidics, advanced energy, and cooling technologies.

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