TF-LAB conducts research in thermal-fluid sciences. Our research is multi-disciplined and geared towards the advancement of heat transport, exchange, and conversion technologies to address industrial thermal energy challenges.
Research areas include:
- fundamental and applied two-phase flow & heat transfer
- thermal energy transport, exchange, and conversion technology development
- advanced cooling of electronic devices and systems
- heat pipes and thermosyphons
- additive manufacturing of single and two-phase heat exchangers
- thermal characterization of materials
- high performance thermal and electrical interface materials
- novel single-phase and two-phase convection enhancement techniques
- 3D-printed high thermal conductivity composite materials
- heat and mass transfer in additively manufactured wicking structures
TF-LAB partners with businesses across a range of industries including automotive, aerospace, telecommunications, automotive, energy, aerospace, advanced manufacturing, construction, and ICT.
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TF-LAB is based in the Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence at York University, a newly constructed learning and research facility, purpose-built to maximize student and teacher collaboration to develop innovative solutions and create novel concepts.
Our state-of-the-art is fully equipped for R&D into a broad range of thermofluid and energy-related fields. The lab facilitates many different types of scientific inquiries, including:
- Experimental heat transfer and thermodynamics
- Advanced measurement techniques
- Precision thermal and flow instrumentation
- Material thermal characterization
- High-speed and thermal imaging
- Scanning electron microscopy and micro computed tomography
- Numerical modelling