Rishi Raj, PhD, an associate professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, studies boiling. In addition to being a familiar process for anyone who has ever made pasta, boiling plays a critical role in energy applications like electronics cooling, thermal and nuclear power plants, cryogenic fuel storage, refrigeration and air conditioning. According to Dr. Raj, to improve the efficiency of boilers in these applications, we first need to improve our understanding of boiling itself.

Boiling Research