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NSF-REU Summer 2000 participants

2000 NSF-REU Participants

Summer Research Symposium

"Mechanisms of Paste Coating onto Substrates" Steve Abel, Rice University, mentored by Dr. Francis Gadala-Maria.

"Aqueous Detritiation" Geraldine Aponte, University of Puerto Rico, mentored by Dr. Vincent Van Brunt.

"Chloride Permeation Studies in Concrete" Omar Aviles, University of Puerto Rico, mentored by Dr. Branko Popov.

"Environmental Catalysis" Sara Beck, University of Colorado at Boulder, mentored by Dr. Michael Amiridis.

 "Fabrication of a Model Supported Catalyst for Studies of Heterogenous Catalysis" David "Sam" Deutsch, Brown University, mentored by Dr. Christopher Williams.

"Treatment of Biomaterials with Carbon Dioxide" Pamela Garner, Noth Carolina A&T State University, mentored by Dr. Michael Matthews.

"Microsturcture of Composite Materials" Erin Gravel, University of Michigan, mentored by Dr. Papathanasiou.

"Materials for Power Sources" Brandice Green, University of Tennessee, mentored by Dr. Perla Baulbuena.

"Mechanisms of CO poisoning of the Electrocatalyst in PEM Fuel Cells" Rebecca Hobden, Manhattan College, mentored by Dr. John Van Zee.

"Use of Magnetic Separations for Environmental Clean-up" Dione Johnson, University of Pittsburgh, mentored by Dr. James Ritter.

"Dendrimer-Stabilized Nanoparticles for Catalysis" Joseph Jones, Clemson University, mentored by Dr. Harry Ploehn.

"Electrochemical Sensors for Environmental Monitoring" Matthew Kittle, University of Michigan, mentored by Dr. John Weidner.

"Novel Hyper-Branched Polymers for Synthesis of Nanoparticles" Konrad Kuc, Polytechnic University, mentored by Dr. Harry Ploehn.

"Environmental CatalysisMatthew Kyle, Kansas State University, mentored by Dr. Michael Amiridis.

"Novel Supercapacitors Prepared ia Sol-gel MethodsAndrew Papson, Stanford University, mentored by Dr. James Ritter.

"Chemical Engineering with MAPLEPhilip Ranly, University of Dayton, mentored by Dr. Ralph White.

"Environmental CatalysisMerry Rogers, University of Tennessee, mentored by Dr. Michael Amiridis.

"Electrochemistry in Supercritical CO2Robert Scaffidi, Tufts University, mentored by Dr. John Weidner.

"Molecular Dynamics Studies of Micelles in Supercritical CO2Laura Schoenbeck, University of Missouri-Rolla, mentored by Dr. Perla Balbuena.

"Mechanisms of CO poisoning of the Electrocatalyst in PEM Fuel CellsNeha Shah, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, mentored by Dr. John Van Zee.

"Solving Hybrid Power Sources using MatlabSergio Westerband Cotto, University of Puerto Rico, mentored by Dr. Ralph White.

"Fiber-optic UV Spectrometer for Real-time Sensing in Supercritical CO2 ApplicationsKari Woods, University of Missouri-Rolla, mentored by Dr. Michael Matthews.