Theses and Dissertations — 2015

Masters Theses

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Nitinkumar Lalitkumar Chaudhary Dr. John Lee Applications of Inverse Theory and Machine Learning in Rate/Pressure Transient Analysis [Link]
Frederick B. Woodward Dr. Konstantinos Kostarelos Recycling Produced Water in Hydraulic Fracturing: A Comprehensive Analysis of its Impact on the Formations of the Appalachian Basin [Link]


Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Anupam Aich Dr. Peter Vekilov A Free Heme Perspective to Sickle Hemoglobin Polymerization [Link]
Firoozeh Babayekhorasani Dr. Jacinta Conrad, Dr. Ramanan Krishnamoorti Dynamics of Nanoparticles in Complex Media
Byeongjin Baek Dr. Lars Grabow First Principle Investigations of Bio-Oil Hydrodeoxygenation (HDO) over Ru/Ti02 [Link]
Greg Bugosh Dr. Michael Harold Performance Studies of Multifunctional Pt/Pd Monolithic Catalysts for Hydrocarbon Oxidation Emission Control [Link]
Hieu Doan Dr. Lars Grabow Computational Screening of Bifunctional Catalysts for CO and CH4 oxidation [Link]
Christopher S. Frei Dr. Patrick Cirino Engineered High-Throughput Design of Whole-Cell Biosensors for Microbial Production of Value-Added Products
Gavin St. Patrick Garvey Dr. Richard Willson Lithographically Fabricated Micro-Reflectors for Sensitive Point of Care Diagnostics [Link]
Arian Ghorbanpour Dr. Lars Grabow, Dr. Jeffrey Rimer Computational Modeling and Advanced Synthesis Techniques for the Improved Design of Zeolite Catalysts [Link]
Tayebeh Hamzehlouyan Dr. William Epling Interactions between Sulfur Oxides and a Pt-Based Diesel Oxidation Catalyst [Link]
Daehak Kim Dr. Ramanan Krishnamoorti Nanoparticles for Oil Dispersants and Nano Tracers [Link]
Ivan Liadi Dr. Navin Varadarajan High-Throughput Single-Cell Functional and Molecular Profiling of Immune Cells in Cancer Immunotherapy [Link]
Indranil Mitra Dr. Gila Stein Tuning Melt/Brush Interactions for Functional Polymer Films [Link]
Hoang Nguyen Dr. Dan Luss, Dr. Michael Harold Spatiotemporal Temperature and Concentration Measurements in a Monolith Reactor [Link]
Rahul Pandey Dr. Jacinta Conrad Confined Flow of Attractive Colloidal Suspensions [Link]
Abhijit Patil Dr. Gila Stein Acid Transport in Chemically Amplified Photoresists [Link]
Balakrishnan Ramesh Dr. Navin Varadarajan Engineering Substrate Specificity of Mammalian Proteases [Link]
Sachi Shrestha Dr. Michael Harold Understanding the Behavior of Bi-functional Catalyst in Selective Catalytic Oxidation of Ammonia to Nitrogen [Link]
Ashutosh K. Srivastava Dr. Vincent Donnelly Chamber Wall Interactions with HBr/Cl2/O2 Plasmas Studied by the “Spinning Wall” Method [Link]
Siyuan Tian Dr. Vincent Donnelly, Dr. Demetre Economou Sub 10-nm Nanopantography and Nanopattern Transfer Using Highly Selective Plasma Etching
Chinedu Dominic Umeasiegbu Dr. Ramanan Krishnamoorti Microstructure Studies of Tunable PH-Sensitive Mixtures of Cationic Surfactant and Hydrotrope
Shu Wang Dr. Megan Robertson Development of Sustainable Thermoplastic Elastomers [Link]
Yang Zheng Dr. Michael Harold Applied and Fundamental Studies of LNT-SCR Dual-layer Monolithic Catalysts for Lean NOx Emission Control [Link]