Meng Shi, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest

Interfacial Phenomena of Fluids and Phase Chase Heat Transfer: droplet behaviors on nanostructures, Leidenfrost phenomenon, self-propelled fluidic devices, flow and heat transfer in porous media

Surface Fabrication: nanofabrication, femtosecond laser manufacture, hydrophobic and hydrophilic surface


  • Ph.D., Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, 2012 - 2018
  • Joint Ph.D. Program, Mechanical Engineering, University of California Berkeley, United States, 2015 - 2017
  • B.S., Energy Power System and Automation, Xi’an Jiaotong University, 2008 - 2012

Professional Profile

​​2019 - Present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

​Interfacial phenomenon Heat transfer Fluid Mechanics Nanostructures