Prof. Cullen R Buie

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Primary DLC

Department of Mechanical Engineering

MIT Room: 3-248

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Microfluidic Tools Genetic Transformation in Synthetic Biology
Dynamic Interactions Between Fluids and Porous Media
Low Cost Energy Storage Systems

Research Summary

The MIT Laboratory for Energy and Microsystems Innovation (LEMI), under the direction of Professor Buie, explores the interactions between mass, charge, and heat transfer in advanced energy conversion devices. Systems of interest include hydrogen fed proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs), direct methanol fuel cells (DMFCs), microbial fuel cells (MFCs), and novel hydrogen generation systems.

Recent Work