Divya Panchanathan

Divya Panchanathan
Graduate Student
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  • S. M. in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015
  • B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 2012

Research Interests

Surface wettability, interfacial phenomena, coatings, multifunctional membranes, wastewater treatment, oil-water separation, photocatalysis.

About Me

I am a PhD Candidate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT. I work with Prof. Gareth McKinley and Prof. Kripa Varanasi on designing oil-repellent coatings for oil-water separation membranes. My interests lie in wetting, photocatalysis and multi-functional coatings. Read more about my research here.

You can find my personal website here.