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Agonafer wins seed grant from Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Damena Agonafer, assistant professor of mechanical engineering & materials science, has received a $10,000 seed grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation as part of the Sloan Scholars Mentoring Network. The seed grants are designed to support research innovation and career advancement by positioning grantees to apply for and receive larger grants. The funding will support Agonafer's research in the fundamental transport mechanism of microdroplet evaporation from nanocoated microporous structures for low and high surface tension liquid.