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Weiwei Shi

Assistant Professor of Material Science at Duke Kunshan University
DKU Faculty

Selected Presentations & Appearances


Efficient Fog Harvesting with Cost-Effective Harps - International Symposium on Superwettability+ (iSS+2024) · January 2024 International Meeting or Conference
Bio-Inspired Synthetic Trees as Passive Pump - International Conference of Bionic Engineering (ICBE 2022-2023) · October 2023 International Meeting or Conference
The Prospect of Bio-Inspired Solar Evaporation in Carbon Neutralisation · July 2023 International Meeting or Conference International Meeting on Wetting and Carbon Neutralisation (IMWCN 2023),
Gecko-Inspired Anisotropic Adhesives · July 2023 International Meeting or Conference Chinese Materials Conference (CMC 2022-2023),
Redwood-Inspired Fog Harps for Efficient Water Harvesting · February 2020 International Meeting or Conference 43rd Annual Meeting of The Adhesion Society,
Efficient Fog Harvesting with Cost-Effective Harps - International Symposium on Superwettability+ (iSS+2024) · January 2024 International Meeting or Conference
Bio-Inspired Synthetic Trees as Passive Pump - International Conference of Bionic Engineering (ICBE 2022-2023) · October 2023 International Meeting or Conference
The Prospect of Bio-Inspired Solar Evaporation in Carbon Neutralisation · July 2023 International Meeting or Conference International Meeting on Wetting and Carbon Neutralisation (IMWCN 2023),
Gecko-Inspired Anisotropic Adhesives · July 2023 International Meeting or Conference Chinese Materials Conference (CMC 2022-2023),
Redwood-Inspired Fog Harps for Efficient Water Harvesting · February 2020 International Meeting or Conference 43rd Annual Meeting of The Adhesion Society,
Redwood-Inspired Fog Harps for High-Efficiency Water Harvesting · November 2019 International Meeting or Conference 72nd Annual Meeting of American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics (APS DFD),
Redwood-Inspired Fog Harps · July 2019 International Meeting or Conference 8th International Conference on Fog, Fog Collection and Dew,
Self-Stabilizing Transpiration in Tall Synthetic Trees · February 2019 International Meeting or Conference Gordon Research Conference-Micro and Nanoscale Phase Change Heat Transfer,
Enhanced Water Evaporation with Floating Synthetic Leaves · August 2018 International Meeting or Conference 16th International Heat Transfer Conference (IHTC 16) ,
Refreshing Music: Fog Harvesting with Harps · November 2017 International Meeting or Conference 70th Annual Meeting of American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics (APS DFD),

Outreach & Engaged Scholarship


Member · 2023 - 2024 Professional Development American Chemical Society
Member · 2023 - 2024 Professional Development ASM International
Member · 2021 Professional Development International Society of Bionic Engineering
Member - American Adhesion Society · 2019 - 2020 Professional Development
Member · 2019 - 2020 Professional Development International Fog and Dew Association
Member · 2023 - 2024 Professional Development American Chemical Society
Member · 2023 - 2024 Professional Development ASM International
Member · 2021 Professional Development International Society of Bionic Engineering
Member - American Adhesion Society · 2019 - 2020 Professional Development
Member · 2019 - 2020 Professional Development International Fog and Dew Association
Member · 2017 - 2024 Professional Development American Physical Society

Service to the Profession


Guest Editor · 2021 - 2023 Editorial Activities Sustainability,
Topic Editor · 2021 - 2023 Editorial Activities Micromachines,

Service to Duke


Innovation and Entrepreneurship Committee (University) · April 2023 Committee Service Duke Kunshan University,
Faculty Development Committee (University) · 2023 - 2025 Committee Service Duke Kunshan University,
Food Service Committee (University) · 2021 - 2023 Committee Service Duke Kunshan University,