Tak-Sing Wong

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
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

Brochosome-inspired binary metastructures for pixel-by-pixel thermal signature control

Li, Z., Wang, L., Liu, X., Li, J., Yun, H. S., Wang, Z., Zhang, X., Wong, T. S. & Shen, S., Mar 2024, In: Science Advances. 10, 9, eadl4027.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Geometric design of antireflective leafhopper brochosomes

Wang, L., Li, Z., Shen, S. & Wong, T. S., Apr 2 2024, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 121, 14, p. e2312700121

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Synthetic brochosomes: design, synthesis, and applications

Wang, L., Choi, J. & Wong, T. S., Feb 2024, In: Nano Research. 17, 2, p. 734-742 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Frictionless multiphasic interface for near-ideal aero-elastic pressure sensing

Cheng, W., Wang, X., Xiong, Z., Liu, J., Liu, Z., Jin, Y., Yao, H., Wong, T. S., Ho, J. S. & Tee, B. C. K., Nov 2023, In: Nature Materials. 22, 11, p. 1352-1360 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articlepeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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