Adair Gallo Junior

Ph.D. Students

​​​M.S./Ph.D. Student

Research Interests

​I am interested in understanding the behavior of interfaces (Solid-liquid-gas) and how to manipulate them in order to develop materials and technologies with potential impact in solar energy, water desalination and agriculture.

Selected Publications

  • Time-Dependent Wetting Behavior of PDMS Surfaces with Bioinspired, Hierarchical Structures
    H. Mishra, A.M. Schrader, D.W. Lee, A. Gallo, S.-Y. Chen, Y. Kaufman, S. Das, J.N. Israela...
    ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Volume 8, Issue 12, pp. 8168-8174, (2016)


  • ​B.S., Chemical Engineering, State University of Western Parana, Toledo, Brazil, 2016​


  • ​Brazil Scientific Mobility Program Scholarship (2014) 

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC)
  • Division of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering (BESE)​​

Research Interests Keywords

Solar energy Water desalination Materials ​Interfaces Superhydrophobicity