Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, M.I.T., 2017
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, M.I.T., 2013
B.S. in Building Technology, Tsinghua University., 2011
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Lei received his Bachelor's Degree in Power, Energy Systems and Automation from Xi'an Jiaotong University, China in 2014. Then he moved to the department of Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech and earned his Ph.D. in 2019. His doctoral research focused on understanding the dynamic and static behaviors of a three-phase contact line. His research interests involve micro/nano-fluidics, interfacial science, and phase change heat transfer.