Quoc P. Nguyen, Larry W. Lake, and Caetano R. Miranda (Kyoto University)
Funding source: Advanced Energy Consortium (AEC)
Funding amount: $592,000 for the period of March 2009 - Sept. 2012
Nanoparticles offer a way of controlling oil recovery processes that is unmatched by any current or previous technology. They also offer a means of interrogating small-scale physics that is also unparalleled by prior work.