Capabilities and Research Inputs/Outputs

Unique CoMFRE Capabilities


  • Advanced goniometry
  • Biomaterials and Lab-on-a Chip
  • Boiling and solidification
  • Experimental rheometry and tribology
  • Fabrication and combustion of energetic/nanoenergetic materials
  • High-speed flow visualization
  • Icing Wind Tunnel
  • Laser-based diagnostics (FLEET, PLIF, PIV, pyrometry, spectroscopy, etc.)
  • Radiation transport diagnostics in algal photobioreactors
  • X-ray flow visualization and Computed Tomography Imaging (XCT)


  • Big data analysis
  • DNS, DEM, RANS, LES, Eulerian-Eulerian, Eulerian-Lagrangian capabilities
  • Fluid-structure interaction
  • GPU-accelerated computer-aided design
  • Machine Learning
  • Particle-resolved Direct Numerical Simulation (PUReIBM)
  • Quadrature-based moment methods (OpenQBMM)
  • Uncertainty quantification


Publicly Funded Research

2021 2nd Quarter Publicly Funded Awards (PDF)
2021 1st Quarter Publicly Funded Awards (PDF)
2020 Publicly Funded Awards (PDF)
2019 Publicly Funded Awards (PDF)


Publications, 2nd Quarter, 2021 (PDF)
Publications, 1st Quarter, 2021  (PDF)
Publications, 2020 (PDF)
Publications, 2019 (PDF)