- Advanced materials
- Energy generation and storage
- Engines and fuels
The Ratner Research Group conducts research in the areas of droplet combustion, droplet splashing, combustion instability, settling characteristics of nanofluid/nanofuel, biomass combustion, and medical devices. The research team contributes to optimizing the efficiency of fuel combustion in terms of cost, emissions, consumer safety, and transportation safety. The lab focuses on process and performance analysis, as well as the optimization of biomass as a renewable energy source.