Aerosol Research at the Center of Answering Questions About COVID-19 on Surfaces

ME Associate Professor Jiarong Hong has been seeking to answer questions about how COVID-19 droplets survive on surfaces, finding that droplets do not disappear upon evaporation. Hong's study used both a nebulizer and human-exhaled gas to form droplets on glass, steel, plastic, and copper surfaces, then examined what happened after the droplets evaporate.

Learn more in this story from the Saint Anthony Falls Laboratory.