The Soft Matter and Interfaces Research Group is led by Prof. Xuehua Zhang.


The main research topics include:


  • Colloids and interfaces: spontaneous liquid-liquid phase separation, droplet reactions, nanobubbles, self-propelling microdroplets


  • Nanomaterials: smart wound dressings, antifouling surfaces, surface microlens for solar harvesting, nanomaterials for surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy, electrospinning.


  • Fluid dynamics: wetting, evaporation, cold plasma-activated water, micro/nanobubbles for oil separation, computational fluid dynamics simulations of slurries


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Soft Matter & Interfaces Research Group at University of Alberta