Maher Damak / Mechanical Engineering

Maher is a PhD candidate in the Mechanical Engineering department. He graduated from École Polytechnique (France) with a Master’s degree in 2013. He is particularly interested in fluid mechanics and interfacial phenomena, and his research is focused on enhancing the efficiency of pesticide application. More precisely, he is developing a product to make pesticide droplets stick and spread better on hydrophobic plants. His personal interests are traveling, horseback riding, and table tennis.

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MIT News: Reducing runoff pollution by making spray droplets less bouncy

Damak wins World Technology Award for work on pesticide runoff