Abraham Duncan Stroock

Gordon L. Dibble ’50 Professor
Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, College of Engineering

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Contact Information

124 Olin Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-4276

Abraham Duncan Stroock

Gordon L. Dibble ’50 Professor
Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, College of Engineering

Expertise

Micro- and nanofluidics; biophysics; colloid and interface science; physics of water

Current Research Interest

Dynamics of water stress in whole plants in the field; plant regulation of water loss in leaf cells and tissues; technologies to optimize water use in agriculture; behavior of water confined on nanoscopic scales within porous solids; catalyzation of clouds in the atmosphere by inorganic materials such as dust; properties of liquid water at negative pressures, below freezing, or both

Distinction

Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Young Investigator Award
MIT Technology Review TR35 List of Top Young Innovators
National Science Foundation CAREER Award
Camille Dreyfus Teacher Scholar Award

Selected Publications

Comtet, Jean, Robert Turgeon, and Abraham D. Stroock. “Phloem Loading Through Plasmodesmata: A Biophysical Analysis.” Plant Physiology 175 (2017): 904-915.

Lidon, Pierre, Sierra C. Marker, Justin J. Wilson, Rebecca M. Williams, Warren R. Zipfel, and Abraham D. Stroock. “Enhanced Oxygen Solubility in Metastable Water Under Tension.” Langmuir 34 (2018): 12017-12024.

Cornell Research Website Article

Helping to Relieve Crop Survival Stress

Cornell Research Website Video

Digital Agriculture