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Constantine M. Megaridis, PhD

Professor and Director of Micro/Nanoscale Fluid Transport Laboratory

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering


Building & Room:

2039 ERF


842 W. Taylor Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607

Office Phone:

312 996 3436




  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Brown University, 1987
  • M.S., Applied Mathematics, Brown University, 1986
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University, Athens, Greece, 1982

Research Interests: 

  • Experimental diagnostics in micro/nanoscale systems
  • Fluid/particle intercalation in nanotubes/nanofibers
  • Multifunctional polymer composite coatings
  • Superhydrophobicity/Superhydrophilicity
  • Electromagnetic interference shielding
  • Multiphase heat and mass transfer
  • Nanoparticle colloidal suspensions
  • Droplet and spray technologies, Micro/Nanofluidics

Awards, Honors and Memberships:

  • UIC Distinguished Professor, 2018
  • University of Illinois Scholar Award, June 2012
  • Fellow, American Physical Society (APS), September 2011
  • Annual Achievement Award, Illinois Engineering Council, 2008
  • College of Engineering Bronze Faculty Research Award, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2006
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), July 2003
  • College of Engineering Faculty Research Award, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2003
  • UIC Teaching Recognition Award, 2000
  • AIAA Associate Fellow, 1999
  • Kenneth T. Whitby Award of the American Association of Aerosol Research, 1997
  • NASA-ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship, 1994, 1995
  • Brown University Fellowship, 1983
  • Bodossaki Foundation Academic Distinction Award and Scholarship, Greece, 1982-1983
  • Salutatorian, Mechanical Engineering Class of 1982, National Technical University of Athens
  • State Scholarship Foundation and Technical Chamber of Greece Award for Academic Achievement, 1978-1982