Thesis & Dissertations

NAME

YR. GRAD

DEG.

ADVISOR

THESIS/DISSERTATION TITLE

 Jing Lu

2017, June

MS

Barkey

 Adsorption of Benzyl Viologen and Polyethylene Glycol and their Displacement by 3-Mercapto-1-Propanesulfonate During Copper Electrodeposition 

 Barden, D. Ryan

2017, May

MS

Vashisth

 Molecular Dynamics Studies of Biomimetic Membranes

 Deng, Ye

2017, March

PhD

Vasudevan

 Development of Novel Bio- and Heterogeneous Catalysts for the Production of Bio- and Green Diesel

Hemmati, Shohreh

2016-May

PhD

Barkey

Synthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanowire Suspensions for Printable Conductive Media

Liu, Xiameng

2016-Jan

MS

Gupta

 Experimental Investigation of Drop Formation in Co-Flowing Fluid Flow Systems

Mulligan, Tyler

2015-Nov

MS

Vashisth

Molecular Dynamics Studies of Nucleic Acid-Protein Complexes

Zukas, Brian

2014-Dec

MS

Gupta

 Encapsulation of Anti-Traction Material

Carroll, Robert

2014-Dec

PhD

Gupta

 Computational Study of Droplet and Capsule Flow in Channels with Inertial Effects

Castagnaro, Anthony

2014 - Sept

MS

Wu

 Overexpression and Characterization of a Laccase from Geobacillus Thermoglucosidasius

Hintz, Chloe

2014 - April

MS

Goldfarb

 Fabrication of Bio-Based Activated Carbons for Removal of Aqueous Pharmaceuticals

Chang, Rui

2014 - April

MS

Barkey

 A Rotating Ring-Disk Electrode Study of Potential Oscillations During Galvanostatoc Copper Electrodeposition in a Leveler-Accelerant System

Liu, Dongpin

2013-Sept

MS

Barkey

 Potential Oscillation During Galvanostatic Copperelectrodedeposition With A Leveler-Accelerant Additive System

Du, Wenxin

2013-Sept

PhD

Teng

 Ir–Sn and IrRh–SnO2 Nanoparticles as Anode Catalysts for Ethanol Oxidation Fuel Cell Reaction in Acid Medium

Elmoraghy, Marian

2013-May

MS

Farag

 Production of Bio-Jet Fuel from Microalgae

Sundaram, Vibha

2013-May

MEng

Vasudevan

 Short-Cut Design, Simulation and Economic Analysis of a Biodiesel Plant

 Celaya, Ana

2013-May

MS

Goldfarb

 Pyrolysis and Combustion Kinetics of Coal, Locally-Sourced Biomass, and their Blends

Gagnon, Michael

2013-May

PhD

Vasudevan

 Engineering Lipases and Solvents for Trans/Esterification of Used Vegetable Oils

Yeager, Matthew

2012-Dec

MS

Teng

 The Facile Synthesis and Characterization of K0.15 MnO 2 Birnessite Nanosheets and their Proven Electrochemical Capabilities in Asymmetric Pseudocapacitor Systems

Banfield, Ryan

2012-Dec

MS

Mathur

 Study of Electrocatalysis for Direct Alcohol Fuel Cells (DAFC)

Deng, Ye

2012-Sep

MS

Vasudevan

 Transesterification of Waste Vegetable Oil by Thermomyces Lanuginosus Lipase Immobilized on Zeolite ZSM-5

Chai, Jingwen

2012-June

MS

Song

 Multi-Protein Detection of Endothlial Cell Inflammation and Single Cells' Heterogeneity Study

Kreider, Ashleigh

2012-May

PhD

Barkey

 Mechanism of SPS Acceleration in a Peg Containing Copper Plating Bath

Buessing, Li

2012-May

MS

Goldfarb

 Energy from Olive Mill Waste: Pyrolysis and Oxidation Kinetics of Olive Mill Waste

Cui, Yuanyuan

2011-Dec

PhD

Gupta

 A Computational Fluid Dynamics Study of Two-Phase Flow in the Presence of Surfactants

Jia, Xiaoxiong

2011-Dec

MS

Teng

 Synthesis of Cadmium Selenide-Gold Hybrid Nanorods

Iuliucci, Joseph

2011-Dec

MS

Barkey

 Electrical Properties of Growing Porous Anodic Aluminum Oxide Films

Li, Weihua

2011-Dec

MS

Gupta

 Buoyancy Driven Motion of Bubbles in the Presence of Soluble Surfactants

Mulumba, Nkongolo

2010-Sept

MS

Farag

 Production of Biodiesel from Algae

Chen, Yi Hsin

2010-Sept

PhD

Barkey

 A Rotating Ring-Disk Study of Interactions among SPS, Cu (I), and Oxygen

O'Connor Michael

2009-Dec

MS

Gupta

 Enzymatic Reactions in Microdevices

Jones, Paetrice

2009-Sept

MS

Vasudevan

 Cellulose Hydrolysis by Immobilized T. Reesei Cellulase

Fu, Boyi

2009-Sept

MS

Vasudevan

 Effect of Solvents and CoSolvents on Lipase Catalyzed Transesterification of Canola Oil

Ibrahim, Sheikh

2009-Sept

MS

Barkey

 Study of Additves Used in Copper Via-Filling Chemistry

Suman, Ekta

2009-May

MS

Carr

 Mathematical and Experimental Analysis of Steady States in a Simple Microvascular Network System

Morgan, Jason

2008-May

MS

Mathur

 Study of Gas Diffusion Layers in Direct Methanol Fuel Cells

Shen, Xiangping

2007-Dec

MS

Vasudevan

 Transesterification of Waste Olive Oil by Candida Lipase

Ferrentino, Justin

2007-Sept

MS

Farag

 Microalgal Oil Extraction and In Situ Transesterification

Gill, Maninder

2007-Sept

MS

Vasudevan

 Simulation and Control of Processes

Saripalli, Priya

2006-Dec

MS

Vasudevan

 Degradation of Methy Tert Butyl Ether

Bulusu, Vinod

2006-Sept

MS

Gupta

 An experimental study on the buoyancy driven motion of air bubbles in square channels

Coggon, Robert

2006-Sept

MS

Vasudevan

 Transesterification of triolein by solid catalysts

Dalton, Jason

2005-Dec

MS

Mathur

 Evaluation and modeling of evacuated cryogenic insulations

Zhang, Jian

2005-Dec

MS

Farag

 Zeolite 4A and Zeolite 5A manufacturing process simulation and optimization

Lao, Yingyi

2005-Dec

MS

Carr

 Analysis of blood flow dynamics in a simple microvascular network

Dupont, Alison

2005-Dec

MS

Vasudevan

 Remediation of MTBE in water

Wu, Fan

2005-Dec

PhD

Carr

 Nonlinear dynamics of blood flow in simple microvascular networks

Zhang, Zhongqin

2004-Dec

PhD

Barkey

Nucleation and growth kinetics of tin and tin-silver alloy during initial stages of electrodeposition

Sanchez, Fernando

2004-Sept

MS

Vasudevan

 Enzyme catalyzed production of biodiesel from olive oil

Koppula, Karuna

2004-Sept

MS

Mathur

 Study of gas diffusion layers in PEM fuel cells

Mannava, Deenal

2004-Sept

MS

Mathur

  Mercury remediation by dielectric barrier discharge

Wu, Aiwen

2003-Dec

PhD

Barkey

 In-situ study of the influence of additives on the growth behavior of copper electrodeposits on copper single crystal

Fu, Yingjing

2003-Sept

MS

Vasudevan

 Kinetics and optimization of E. coli growth for GFP production

Chen, Zongyuan

2002-Dec

PhD

Mathur

 Nitric oxide reduction by non-thermal plasma and catalysis

Kowal, Margaret

2002-Dec

MS

Mathur

 Braided rope seals

Dong Hua

2002-Sept

MS

Barkey

 Corrosion of copper in acid-sulfate plating baths with additives

Karin Como

2002-May

MS

Vasudevan

 Immobilized Catalase on CoFoam Hydrophilic Polyurethane Composite

William Getchell

2001-May

MS

Barkey

 Kinetic Study of Electrochemical Deposition of Copper Ions on Single Crystal Rotating Ring-Disc Electrodes

Zachary Zguris

2000-Dec

MS

Mathur

 Evacuated Cryogenic Insulation

Clarner, Mark

2000-Sept

MS

Lochhead

 Fabrication of optically functional micro sensors by sol-gel soft lithography

Bailey, Dan

2000-Sept

MS

Vasudevan

 Tyrosinase Catalyzed Dephenolization

Krause, Michele

2000-Sept

MS

Lochhead

 A Bioactivity Assessment of Micropatterned Silica Fabricated by Sol-Gel Soft Lithography

Yan, Shuo

2000-Sept

MS

Vasudevan

 Theoretical Modeling of a Rotating Annular Size Exclusion Chromatography Unit and Purification of Porcine Lipase by Hydrophobic Interaction Chromatography

Stubbs, Jeff

2000-May

MS

Sundberg

 The Effect of Initiator Type on Composite Particle Morphologies Produced by Seeded Emulsion Polymerization

Whittum, Jonathan

2000-May

MS

Vasudevan

 Enzyme Catalyzed Polymerizaiton and Precipitation of Aniline from Wastewater

Chadda, Anshul

2000-May

MS

Mathur

 Chemical stability in thermal swing adsorption process for oxygen production

Howell, DeWayne

1999-Dec

MS

Mathur

 Ceramic Filters for Hot Gas Filtration

Shi, Ying

1998-Dec

MS

Barkey

 Rotating ring-disk studies of copper electrodeposition on copper single crystals in acid-sulfate solution with dissolved oxygen and dilute chloride

Li, Chiao Yun

1998-Dec

MS

Farag

 Light biocarriers for biofilm attachment in a fluidized bed for wastewater treatment

Palekar, Ashish

1998-Dec

MS

Vasudevan

 Optimization of continuous purification of lipase by rotating annular size exclusion chromatography

Wu, Qunwei

1998-Dec

PhD

Barkey

  The influence of chloride on interface kinetics and morphology of copper electrodeposits on copper single crystals

Nikolov, Volen

1998-Sept

MS

Farag

 The three-phase inverse fluidized bed: Hydrodynamics and mass transfer studies

Quimby, Joseph

1998-May

MS

Ulrich

 Fume formation rates in gas metal arc welding

Beck, Charles

1997-Dec

MS

Sundberg

  Diffusion Controlled Delivery Of Antifouling Agents From Marine Coatings

Golden, Claire

1997-Dec

MS

Mathur

 Decomposition of refrigerants R-12, R-22 and R-50 by barrier discharge

Xiao, Jewen

1997-Sept

PhD

Carr

 Numerical analysis for blood distribution in complete flow cross-section microvascular networks

Ren, Jianhua

1997-May

MS

Ulrich

  Distribution of particles in welding fumes

David, John

1996-Dec

MS

Mathur

 Thermal swing adsorption process for oxygen production

Rummler, Jeff

1996-Dec

MS

Work Related

 

Wilkinson, Ken

1996-Dec

MS

Vasudevan

 Characterization of supported tungsten sulfide catalyst ex ammonium tetrathiotungstate

Albert, Robert

1996-Dec

PhD

Ulrich

 Fume generation in gas metal arc welding

Genest, Paul

1996-Sept

MS

Vasudevan

 Continuous purification of porcine lipase by rotating annular size exclusion chromatography

Oberholtzer, Frank

1996-Sept

MS

Barkey

 Interfacial dynamics and dendrite growth velocity in copper electrodeposition

McLarnon, Christopher

1996-May

PhD

Mathur

 Nitrogen Oxide Decomposition By Barrier Discharge

Zhang, Fan

1995-Dec

PhD

Vasudevan

 Characterization of supported molybdenum sulfide catalyst ex ammonium tetrathiomolybdate

Zhou, Tao.

1995-May

MS

Vasudevan

 Kinetics of soluble and microencapsulated enzymatic reaction of cholesterol and cholesterol ester

Gokarn, Yatin

1995-May

MS

Vasudevan

 Deactivation Of Urease In Urea Hydrolysis

Liu, Zhenqiu

1995-May

PhD

Barkey

 Experimental and numerical studies on pattern formation in electrochemical deposition

Li, Luting

1994-Sept

MS

Vasudevan

 Enzyme catalyzed polymerization and precipitation of phenol from wastewater

Berge, Mark

1994-May

MS

Mathur

 Thermal swing absorption process for oxygen production

Huang, Naijen

1994-May

PhD

Sundberg

  Fundamental studies of grafting reactions in free radical copolymerization

Kotha, Sampurna

1993-Dec

MS

Carr

 Bifurcation dye studies at nominal Reynolds numbers of 10, 50, & 200

Qi, Chunming

1993-Dec

PhD

Farag

 Hydrodynamics and heat transfer of circulating fluidized bed

Mohamed, A. Rahman

1993-May

PhD

Mathur

 Rapid Hydropyrolysis Of Coals For Production Of Liquid Hydrocarbons

Chidgopkar, Vikrant

1993-May

MS

Mathur

 Solar photocatalytic detoxification of aqueous monochlorobenzene, dichlorobenzene and chloroform solutions

Talukdar, Jaideep

1993-May

PhD

Mathur

 Hydrodynamic Studies Of The Flow Of Fine Particles Through A Fluidized Dense Bed Of Coarse Solids

Ren, Shouxian

1992-Dec

PhD

Barkey

 Corrosion Protection Of Metals By Poly(3-Methylthiophene) Coatings

Thakur, Dinesh

1992-Dec

MS

Vasudevan

 Effect of pressure on enzyme stability soluble and supported catalase

Sun, Yueyin

1992-Dec

MS

Barkey

 Viscous fingering in a radial Hele-Shaw cell

Agrawal, Deepak

1992-Sept

MS

Vasudevan

 Development of expert systems for plastic selection and for capital cost estimation

Haddock, George

1991-Sept

MS

Vasudevan

 Applications of the catalatic and peroxidatic action of catalase

Tsai, Kun-Yung

1991-Sept

PhD

Farag

 Local Heat Transfer To Surfaces Immersed In The Freeboard Region Of A Fluidized Bed

Fu, Wen-Rong

1990-Dec

PhD

Carr

 Computational study of red cell distribution in simple networks

Pangestu, Sugihantoro

1990-Sept

MS

Mathur

 Heat transfer in a lean phase circulating fluidized bed

Bowlin, Gary

1990-Jun

MS

Carr

 Controlling platelet adhesion by controlling the platelet-surface interaction potential energy