Faculty - Ndao

Sidy Ndao, Assistant Professor

Sidy Ndao

Sidy Ndao
Assistant Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
W317.4C Nebraska Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588-0526
Office: 402-472-1623

Research Interests

  • Micro/Nano systems energy conversion, storage and power generation
  • Two-phase heat transfer in Micro and Nano domains
  • Microscale combustion
  • Microfluidics & Functional nanofluids
  • BioMEMS & Bioheat transfer
  • Surface & Interface Science
  • Micro / Nanostructures fabrication

Publications

  • Rinnerbauer, V. and Ndao, S., Yeng, Y. X., Bermel, P., Senkevich, J., Jensen K. F., Joannopoulos, J. D., Soljačić, M., and Celanovic, I., “Large-area fabrication of high aspect ratio tantalum photonic crystals for high-temperature selective emitters,” submitted to the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B.
  • Ndao, S., Peles, Y., and Jensen, M. K., “Micro device design and fabrication for the experimental investigation of jet impingement on an array of micro pin fins,” submitted to the Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems.
  • Rinnerbauer, V., Ndao, S., Yeng, Y. X., Bermel, P., Senkevich, J., Celanovic, I., and Soljačić, M., “Recent developments in high-temperature photonic crystals,” Energy Environmental Science, 5 (10), pp. 8815 – 8823, 2012.
  • Ndao, S., Peles, Y., and Jensen, M. K., “Experimental investigation of flow boiling heat transfer of jet impingement on smooth and micro structured surfaces,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 55(19-20), pp. 5093–5101, 2012.
  • Ndao, S., Peles, Y., and Jensen, M. K., “Effects of pin fin shape and configuration on the single-phase heat transfer characteristics of jet impingement on micron pin fins,” under review, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer.
  • Ndao, S., Lee, H. J., Peles, Y., and Jensen, M. K., “Heat transfer enhancement from micro pin fins subjected to an impinging jet,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 55(1-3), pp. 413-421, 2012.
  • Basu S., Ndao S., Michna G. J., Peles Y., and Jensen M. K., “Flow boiling of R134a in circular microtubes. Part II: study of critical heat flux condition,” Journal of Heat Transfer, 133(5), 051503, 2011.
  • Basu S., Ndao S., Michna G.J., Peles Y., and Jensen M. K., “Flow boiling of R134a in circular microtubes. Part I: study of heat transfer characteristics,” Journal of Heat Transfer, 133(5), 051502, 2011.
  • Ndao, S., Peles, Y., and Jensen M. K., “Multi-objective thermal design optimization and comparative analysis of electronics cooling technologies," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 52(19-20), pp. 4317-4326, 2009.

Patents

  • Photonic Crystals Comprising Polycrystalline Refractory Metals and/or Alloys and Associated Methods, 2012, Patent filed.