Meng Shi

Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellow



Dr. Meng Shi is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). In 2018, he obtained his Ph.D. degree in Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics, at Xi'an Jiaotong University. During his Ph.D. study, he participated in a joint cultivated Ph.D. program in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California Berkeley. He received his bachelor's degree at Xi'an Jiaotong University in 2012.

Research Interests

Interfacial Phenomena of Fluids and Phase Chase Heat Transfer: droplet behaviors on micro/nano structures, Leidenfrost phenomenon, flow and heat transfer in porous media

Selected Publications

  • Meng Shi, Jinbin Qiu, Shangsheng Feng, Lei Zhang, Yimin Zhao, Tian Jian Lu, Feng Xu, Janus Vitrification of Droplet via Cold Leidenfrost Phenomenon, Small, 2007325, 2021.
  • Meng Shi, Felix Frank, Letian Wang, Feng Xu, Tian Jian Lu, Costas P. Grigoropoulos, Role of Jakob number in Leidenfrost phenomena unveiled by theoretical modeling, Physics of Fluids 31, 2019.
  • Meng Shi, Xing Ji, Shangsheng Feng, Qingzhen Yang, Tian Jian Lu, Feng Xu. Self-Propelled Hovercraft Based on Cold Leidenfrost Phenomenon, Scientific Reports 6, 2016.
  • Meng Shi, Lin Kai, Kar Wey Yong, Yuhui Li, Shangsheng Feng, Xiaohui Zhang, Belinda Pingguan-Murphy, Tian Jian Lu, Feng Xu. High-Throughput Non-Contact Vitrification of Cell-Laden Droplets Based on Cell Printing, Scientific Reports 5, 2015.
  • Navid Manuchehrabadi*, Meng Shi*, Aiden. Clopton, Jinbin Qiu, Feng Xu, Tian Jian Lu, and John Bischof. Ultrarapid Inductive Rewarming of Vitrified Biomaterials with Thin Metal Forms. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 1-13, 2018. (Co-first authors, Athanasiou ABME Student Award).

Research Interests Keywords

Fluid Mechanics Heat Transfer