Tak-Sing Wong

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Wormley Family Early Career Professor in Engineering and Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Research Summary

Research interests include wetting and interfacial phenomena, MEMS, microfluidics, micro- and nanomanufacturing, and biologically inspired technologies with applications in materials science, energy and medicine.

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Recent Publications

A New Approach to Equip Students to Solve 21st-Century Global Challenges: Integrated Problem-Based Mechanical Engineering Laboratory

Leung, S. L., Marsh, E., Lynch, S., Sommer, H. J., Brennan, S. N., Wong, T. S., Foley, B. M., Mongeau, J. M., Cortes, D. H. & Thole, K. A., Jul 26 2021, In: ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

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SLIPS-lab-a bioinspired bioanalysis system for metabolic evaluation of urinary stone disease

Li1, H., Shkolyar2, E., Wang3, J., Wang3, J., Conti2, S., Conti2, S., Pao5, A. C., Pao5, A. C., Liao2, J. C., Liao2, J. C., Wong1, T. S., Wong1, T. S., Wong1, T. S., Wong1, T. S., Wong1, P. K., Wong1, P. K. & Wong1, P. K., May 2020, In: Science Advances. 6, 21, EABA8535.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Compact nanoscale textures reduce contact time of bouncing droplets

Wang, L., Wang, R., Wang, J. & Wong, T. S., Jul 2020, In: Science Advances. 6, 29, eabb2307.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Viscoelastic solid-repellent coatings for extreme water saving and global sanitation

Wang, J., Wang, L., Sun, N., Tierney, R., Li, H., Corsetti, M., Williams, L., Wong, P. K. & Wong, T. S., Dec 1 2019, In: Nature Sustainability. 2, 12, p. 1097-1105 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Hydrophilic directional slippery rough surfaces for water harvesting

Dai, X., Sun, N., Nielsen, S. O., Stogin, B. B., Wang, J., Yang, S. & Wong, T. S., Mar 30 2018, In: Science Advances. 4, 3, aaq0919.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Free-standing liquid membranes as unusual particle separators

Stogin, B. B., Gockowski, L., Feldstein, H., Claure, H., Wang, J. & Wong, T. S., Aug 24 2018, In: Science Advances. 4, 8, eaat3276.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Multifunctional ferrofluid-infused surfaces with reconfigurable multiscale topography

Wang, W., Timonen, J. V. I., Carlson, A., Drotlef, D. M., Zhang, C. T., Kolle, S., Grinthal, A., Wong, T. S., Hatton, B., Kang, S. H., Kennedy, S., Chi, J., Blough, R. T., Sitti, M., Mahadevan, L. & Aizenberg, J., Jul 5 2018, In: Nature. 559, 7712, p. 77-82 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A Switchable Cross-Species Liquid Repellent Surface

Huang, Y., Stogin, B. B., Sun, N., Wang, J., Yang, S. & Wong, T. S., Feb 2017, In: Advanced Materials. 29, 8, 1604641.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Ultra-antireflective synthetic brochosomes

Yang, S., Sun, N., Stogin, B. B., Wang, J., Huang, Y. & Wong, T. S., Dec 1 2017, In: Nature communications. 8, 1, 1285.

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Bioinspired Omniphobic Coatings with a Thermal Self-Repair Function on Industrial Materials

Wang, J., Kato, K., Blois, A. P. & Wong, T. S., Mar 30 2016, In: ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 8, 12, p. 8265-8271 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Ultrasensitive surface-enhanced Raman scattering detection in common fluids

Yang, S., Dai, X., Stogin, B. B. & Wong, T. S., Jan 12 2016, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 2, p. 268-273 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Slippery Wenzel State

Dai, X., Stogin, B. B., Yang, S. & Wong, T. S., Sep 22 2015, In: ACS nano. 9, 9, p. 9260-9267 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Message from the Editor-In-Chief

DeVittorio, M., Dong, L., Li, J., Martinez, A., Costin, A., Chen, S. C., Krishna Ghatkesar, M., Saif Islam, M., Li, X., Panoiu, N. C., Pierantoni, L., Pontarelli, S., Samugawa, S., Seshia, A. A., Suganuma, K., Teuscher, C., Villanueva, L. G., Wong, P., Wong, T. S., Haixia Zhang, A., & 2 othersZhong, Z. & Lombardi, F., Mar 1 2015, In: IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology. 14, 2, p. 203-204 2 p., 7055959.

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Liquid-Infused Silicone As a Biofouling-Free Medical Material

Maccallum, N., Howell, C., Kim, P., Sun, D., Friedlander, R., Ranisau, J., Ahanotu, O., Lin, J. J., Vena, A., Hatton, B., Wong, T. S. & Aizenberg, J., Dec 14 2015, In: ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering. 1, 1, p. 43-51 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Fabrics coated with lubricated nanostructures display robust omniphobicity

Shillingford, C., Maccallum, N., Wong, T. S., Kim, P. & Aizenberg, J., Jan 10 2014, In: Nanotechnology. 25, 1, 014019.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review