Undergraduate Institution: University of California, Merced
Hometown: Concord, CA, USA
Russell’s Masters project is titled “Experimental Study of Aqueous Binary Mixture Droplet Vaporization on Nanostructured Surfaces”, which looks at determining heat transfer enhancements for low surface tension, binary mixtures of alcohol and water on fabricated surfaces with high surface free energies. Further interests include electronics cooling, HVAC, and data centers.
Russell’s hobbies and interest include golf, photography, radio control vehicles (cars, quadcopters, etc.), cars, and traveling.
Current Workplace: Russel will be starting work at Space Systems Loral in Summer 2015 after completing his master’s in Spring 2015. He is extremely excited to start this new chapter of his life!