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Dissertations from 2014

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Strategies for Improving Oxygen Transport and Mechanical Strength in Alginate-Based Hydrogels, Joseph C. White

Dissertations from 2013

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Effect of Colloidal Interactions on Formation of Glasses, Gels, Stable Clusters and Structured Films, Anand Kumar Atmuri

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Particle-Collector Interactions In Nanoscale Heterogeneous Systems, Marina Bendersky

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Discriminatory Bio-Adhesion Over Nano-Patterned Polymer Brushes, Saugata Gon

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Dynamic Modeling of Synthetic Microbial Consortia to Optimize the Co-fermentation of Glucose and Xylose, Timothy Joseph Hanly

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Determining Detailed Reaction Kinetics for Nitrogen-and Oxygen-Containing Fuels, Nicole Jeanne Labbe

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Molecular and Population Level Approaches to Understand Taxus Metabolism in Cell Suspension Cultures, Rohan Anil Patil

Dissertations from 2012

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Modeling Material Transformations in Biorefinement, Vishal Agarwal

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On the Effect of Elasticity on Drag Reduction Due to Polymer Additives Using a Hybrid D.N.S. and Langevin Dynamics Approach, Arnout Boelens

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Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis of Furan Over Zsm-5 Catalysts: A Model Biomass Conversion Reaction, Yu-Ting Cheng

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Modeling the Relaxation Dynamics of Fluids in Nanoporous Materials, John R. Edison

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Production of Green Aromatics and Olefins from Lignocellulosic Biomass by Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis: Chemistry, Catalysis, and Process Development, Jungho Jae

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Modeling the Self-Assembly of Ordered Nanoporous Materials, Lin Jin

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Design and construction of novel DNA nanostructures for therapeutic applications, Jung Won Keum

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Enhanced Mechanical Performance of Low Dielectric Constant Thin Films Synthesized in Supercritical Co2, and Sans Studies of Microemulsions Induced or Destabilized by Compressed Co2, Alvin Horatio Romang

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Engineering a bacterial toxin delivery system for the targeted treatment of solid tumors, Adam Thomas St. Jean

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Microtechnologies for Mimicking Tumor-Imposed Transport Limitations and Developing Targeted Cancer Therapies, Bhushan Jayant Toley

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Modeling the Free Energy Functional at the Fluid-Solid Transition in Classical Many-Particle Systems, Anurag Verma

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Fabrication of nanostructured metal oxide films with supercritical CO2: Processing and applications, Eunyoung You

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Controlling salmonella accumulation inside solid tumors via bacterial chemotaxis engineering and combined treatment with lipid A, Miaomin Zhang

Dissertations from 2011

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Role of Strongly Interacting Additives in Tuning the Structure and Properties of Polymer Systems, Vikram Kumar Daga

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Flow Cytometry of Cultured Plant Cells for Characterization of Culture Heterogeneity and Cell Sorting Applications, Vishal Gaurav

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Development of Plant Cell Culture Processes to Produce Natural Product Pharmaceuticals: Characterization, Analysis, and Modeling of Plant Cell Aggregation, Martin Kolewe

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Modeling and Simulation of Nanoparticle Formation in Microemulsion Droplets, Sreekumar R. Kuriyedath

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Computational Analysis of Structural Transformations in Carbon Nanostructures Induced by Hydrogenation, Andre R. Muniz

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Catalytic hydrogenation reactions for the production of renewable fuels from biomass, Hakan Onder Olcay

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Modeling of growth and prediction of properties of electronic nanomaterials: Silicon thin films and compound semiconductor quantum dots, Sumeet C Pandey

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Atomic-scale Modeling of Transition-metal Doping of Semiconductor Nanocrystals, Tejinder Singh

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Separation of Carboxylic Acids From Aqueous Fraction of Fast Pyrolysis Bio-Oils Using Nanofiltration and Reverse Osmosis Membranes, Achyuta Vara Prasada Rao Teella

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Mathematical modeling of circadian rhythm generation and synchronization in mammalian cells, Christina Vasalou

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Pyrolysis Oils: Characterization, Stability Analysis, and Catalytic Upgrading to Fuels and Chemicals, Tushar Vispute

Dissertations from 2010

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Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass for the Production of Fuels and Chemicals, Torren Ryan Carlson

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Influence of hydrophobic modification in alginate-based hydrogels for biomedical applications, Soumitra Choudhary

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Quantifying Defects in Zeolites and Zeolite Membranes, Karl Daniel Hammond

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Engineering of the LuxI-LuxR quorum sensing systems for applications in industrial biotechnology, Pavan Kumar Reddy Kambam

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Rheological study of polymer/clay nanocomposites and optical linear rheometer instrumentation, Fei Li

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Modeling solid-fluid equilibrium of chiral molecules, Monica D Navarro

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Water-in-Oil Microemulsions: Counterion Effects in AOT Systems and New Fluorocarbon-based Microemulsion Gels, Xiaoming Pan

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Synthesis of doped semiconductor nanostructures using microemulsions and liquid crystals as templates, Tracy Heckler Panzarella

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Synthesis, design and operating strategies for batch reactive distillation, Wei Qi

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Prediction And Manipulation Of Drop Size Distribution Of Emulsions Using Population Balance Equation Models For High-Pressure Homogenization, Neha B. Raikar

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Engineering of Artificial Cellular Circuits Based on the LuxI-LuxR Quorum-Sensing System, Daniel Jon Sayut

Submissions from 2009

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Enhancing and stabilizing oxygen supply in tissue engineered devices to promote functionality and longevity, Kyuongsik Chin

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Computational studies of reacting flows with applications in nanoscale materials synthesis, Joungmo Cho

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Microwave Reactor Engineering of Zeolites Synthesis, Murad Gharibeh

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Supercritical Fluid Deposition of Thin Metal Films: Kinetics, Mechanics and Applications, Christos F. Karanikas

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Intracellular metabolism of cancer cells and drug delivery using gold nanoparticles in an in vitro 3D tumor model, Byoungjin Kim

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Atomic-Scale Analysis of Plastic Deformation in Thin-Film Forms of Electronic Materials, Kedarnath Kolluri

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Understanding Adsorption in Mesoporous Materials through Lattice-based Density Functional Theory and Monte Carlo Simulation, Bradd Elden Libby

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Functionalized Nanoparticles for Biological Imaging and Detection Applications, Bing C. Mei

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Developing Reactive Molecular Dynamics for Understanding Polymer Chemical Kinetics, Kenneth D. Smith

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Development of clinically relevant models for tumor growth, Raja Venkatasubramanian

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Modeling of surface morphological response to the simultaneous action of multiple external fields, Vivek Vivek

Submissions from 2008

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Control and modification of the structure and properties of associative network polymer hydrogels, Sarvesh Kumar Agrawal

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Coarse molecular-dynamics analysis of structural transitions in condensed matter, Miguel A Amat

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Polymer -clay dispersions as soft glassy materials: Rheology, dynamics and structure, Hossein Allen Baghdadi

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Modeling the dynamic adhesion of colloidal objects flowing over nanotextured heterogeneous surfaces, Ranojoy Dipak Duffadar

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Supercritical fluid deposition of thin metal films: Kinetics, mechanics and applications, Christos Fotios Karanikas

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Dynamics and stability of non-inertial coating flows over heterogeneous surfaces, Naveen Tiwari

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BEBOP, a new reactive potential using bond-energy/bond-order relationships, Sonia V Tulyani

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Microwaves and sorption on oxides: Surface temperature and adsorption selectivity investigation, Steven James Vallee

Submissions from 2007

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Theoretical analysis of current-induced void dynamics in metallic thin films, Jaeseol Cho

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Materials for bio-sensors and renewable energy applications: Fabrication of mesoporous metal oxide films by the 3-D replication of block copolymers, David M Hess

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Individual chemoreceptors of Salmonella typhimurium direct its accumulation in heterogeneous tumor tissue in vitro, Rachel W Kasinskas

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Rheology and interfacial properties of aqueous solutions of the diblock polyelectrolyte poly(styrene -block -acrylic acid), Abigail Kimerling

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Self assembly and shear induced morphologies of asymmetric block copolymers with spherical domains, Prashant N Mandare

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Polymer/molecular sieve composite membranes for gas and vapor separations, Maybelle Woo

Submissions from 2006

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Nonlinear modeling, estimation and predictive control of cryogenic air separation columns, Shoujun Bian

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Modeling growth and stability of nanoporous materials, Matthew H Ford

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In vitro applications in drug metabolism and cell encapsulation, Sarwat F Khattak

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Multiscale modeling of semiconductor nanocrystal synthesis in templating media, Borislava Kostova

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Effects of shape anisotropy on microstructural evolution of diblock copolymers, Ashoutosh Panday

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Flammability and pyrolysis chemistry of standard and novel fire -safe polymers, Aurelie Schoemann

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Applications and computational fluid dynamics study of supercritical fluid processes, Xiaoying Shan

Submissions from 2005

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Molecular modeling of solid -fluid equilibrium for complex molecules, Maohua Cao

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Structure and interactions of polyelectrolyte block polymers in solution, Mark Crichton

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Shear-induced crystallization of model polymers, Aadil Elmoumni

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Thermodynamics of polymer -diluent systems at high pressure, Timothy John Francis

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Kinetics of the slurry polymerization of propylene using metallocene catalysts: Experiment and simulation, Ramon A Gonzalez-Ruiz

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Molecular-beam mass spectrometry of ethylene and cyclohexane flames, Matthew E Law

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The use of flow cytometry to study variability of paclitaxel accumulation in Taxus cell suspension cultures, Michael C Naill

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Replication of ordered block copolymer templates for the preparation of porous metal oxides in supercritical carbon dioxide, Rajaram Achut Pai

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The effects of pharmaceuticals and cell media on the micellar structure and gelation behavior of PEO-PPO-PEO copolymers, Praveen K Sharma

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Copper metallization in supercritical carbon dioxide: Applications and kinetics, Yinfeng Zong

Submissions from 2004

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Modeling, analysis, and characterization of zeolite MFI crystal and membrane growth, Griselda Bonilla

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Combustion modeling of ethylene /oxygen and allene /oxygen mixtures: Chemical oxidation mechanisms and numerical solution of the non-adiabatic flame equations, Thierry Carriere

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The construction of palladium and palladium-alloy supported membranes for hydrogen separation using supercritical fluid deposition, Scott M Fisher

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Crystallization of swollen, crosslinked polymers, Griffin Gappert

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Studying the dynamics of self- and cooperative-diffusion of benzene in NaX by molecular simulations, Ramanan Harikrishnan

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Reactive deposition of pure and alloyed cobalt and nickel thin films from supercritical carbon dioxide solutions, Ephrem T Hunde

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Yield and energy absorption in single and multi-phase glassy polymers subjected to multiaxial stress states: Theoretical and experimental studies, Ramaswamy Sankaranarayanan

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Synthesis and feasibility for reaction and separation systems with recycles, Ling Tao

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On the molecular anisotropy of liquid crystalline and flexible polymer systems, Brett L Van Horn

Submissions from 2003

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Crystallization of polar organic materials from solution, Vered Bisker-Leib

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Transport-chemistry coupling in cocurrent and countercurrent flow configurations: Applications to nonlinear dynamics of flames and deposition of membranes in porous media, Mallika Gummalla

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Effect of carbon dioxide sorption on chain and small molecule diffusion in polymers, Ravi R Gupta

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Molecular sieve films: New synthesis methods for improving the performance of zeolite ZSM-5 membranes, Zhiping Lai

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Effects of vapor -liquid mass transfer in reaction -separation systems, Alberto Nisoli

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Development, optimization, and reduction of hierarchical multiscale models, Stephanie Marie Raimondeau

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Diblock copolymers swollen with compressible fluids: Fundamentals and applications, Bryan David Vogt