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Are we at the limits of measuring water-repellent surfaces?

As we develop extremely liquid-repellent surfaces, the errors in existing measurement techniques are getting too large.
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Anton Paar Research Award to Robin Ras and Quan Zhou

Anton Paar Research Award to Robin Ras and Quan Zhou
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Anton Paar Research Award to Robin Ras and Quan Zhou

Dr. Maja Vuckovac receives 2018 Exerowa-Platikanov Award

Dr. Vuckovac was granted the Exerowa-Platikanov Award for best oral presentation at the European Colloid and Interface Society (ECIS) annual conference 2018
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Wetting of surfaces is surprisingly difficult to measure reliably

A group of researchers from Aalto University in Finland and Sun Yat-sen University in China provide a standardised approach to improve the accuracy and reliability of contact angle measurements of surfaces.
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Image: Mika Latikka / Aalto University.

Three Academy of Finland postdoctoral researcher positions to HYBER CoE researchers

Matilda Backholm, Sesilja Aranko and Suvi Arola received funding from the Academy of Finland
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Physicist Robin Ras receives 2 million euro ERC funding for research on non-wetting surfaces

In the future, new types of extremely non-wetting surfaces can be applied from everyday life to high-performance microfluidic devices.
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The ERC is funding for ground-breaking, cutting-edge research. Professor Robin Ras is excited to contribute to the rapidly growing field of science and technology of non-wetting surfaces. Photo Mikko Raskinen, Aalto University.