Investigating a method to regenerate desiccants for energy-efficient use in vacuum desiccant personal cooling devices will make the devices more useful.
Konrad Rykaczewski is an associate professor at School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy at Arizona State University. Rykaczewski’s research focuses on the measurement of nano/microscale mechanisms underlying thermofluidic and interfacial phenomena for design of nanoengineered solutions that enhance macroscale performance of a variety of industrial applications including energy systems, thermal desalination, and transportation systems.
Total projects: 3
Studying how vibrations affect flexible heat sink transfer rates could improve their performance in hot, vibrating surfaces like motors.