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Arun Kumar Kota

Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Engineering Building III (EB3) 3286

Bio

Dr. Kota is focused on surface science to conduct both fundamental and applied research in the areas of bio-inspired and bio-compatible surfaces, super-repellent surfaces, chemically patterned surfaces, stimuli-responsive surfaces and de-icing surfaces.

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Grants

Date: 01/01/23 - 12/31/25
Amount: $58,277.00
Funding Agencies: NCSU Nonwovens Institute

This work seeks to understand the influence of molecular ordering on the wetting resistance of non-woven structures.

Date: 09/19/22 - 6/30/24
Amount: $427,651.00
Funding Agencies: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

This study aims to use SLIC coatings and flexible blades to improve the anti-thrombotic response of LVADs

Date: 07/15/19 - 3/31/24
Amount: $497,266.00
Funding Agencies: National Science Foundation (NSF)

This CAREER proposal aims to build an integrated research and education plan centered on understanding how molecular architecture of surface ligands and reaction coordinates in surface modification influence surface crystallinity and morphology of organically modified silica particles (Ormosils).

Date: 08/01/20 - 7/31/23
Amount: $485,099.00
Funding Agencies: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

This study aims to gauge the efficacy of superhydrophobic bileaflet mechanical heart valve with vortex generators as a potential alternative to current heart valve technology by fine tuning material composition and processing to meet the durability and antithrombogenic requirements for heart valves.

Date: 09/01/19 - 8/31/22
Amount: $31,079.00
Funding Agencies: Petroleum Research Fund

This proposal aims to quantitatively evaluate the influence of contact angle hysteresis on the slip length, and consequently its influence on pressure drop and the heat transfer coefficient in different single phase flows.

Date: 08/01/19 - 7/31/20
Amount: $304,000.00
Funding Agencies: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

This study aims to gauge the efficacy of superhydrophobic bileaflet mechanical heart valve with vortex generators as a potential alternative to current heart valve technology by fine tuning material composition and processing to meet the durability and antithrombogenic requirements for heart valves.


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