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2002 NSF REU Participants

2002 NSF-REU Participants

Summer Research Symposium

"Corrosion Properties of MMFX SteelWard Burgess, Clemson University, mentored by Dr. Branko Popov.

"Dendrimer-Stabilized Nanoparticles for Synthesis of Supported Metal CatalystsCrystal Childers, Tennessee Tech, mentored by Drs. Harry Ploehn and Christopher Williams.

"The Effects of Hydrogen Sulfide on PEM Fuel Cell PerformanceSimone Cowan, Florida Institute of Technology, mentored by Dr. John Van Zee.

"Ultraviolet and Gamma Radiation Sterilization of Collagen TubingLaura Creech, North Carolina State University, mentored by Dr. Harry Ploehn.

"Synthesis and Characterization of Nanoscale Metallic CatalystsNicole Dygert, Tri-State University, mentored by Dr. Christopher Williams.

"MATLAB Dynamic Modeling and Control for Pollution ReductionRyan Fortin, Arizona State University, mentored by Dr. Edward Gatzke.

"A Novel Non Chrome Electroless Process to Protect Zinc Coatings – Effect of AdditivesKeith Harvey, University of Florida, mentored by Dr. Branko Popov.

"Use of FTIR-ATR Spectroscopy in the Analysis of Bonding Properties of Glutathione in SituChristine Hetzke, University of Illinois - Chicago, mentored by Dr. John Weidner.

"Concentration Polarization in ElectrodialysisNick Lucas, Iowa State University, mentored by Drs. Thanasis Papathanasiou and Thomas Davis.

"Heterogeneous Synthesis of Pyrrolidine Derivatives via Cycloaddition ReactionsAriel Malmquist, University of Idaho, mentored by Dr. Michael Amiridis.

"Deactivation of V2O5/TiO2 Catalysts Due to Coke FormationAmy Mathis, Florida Tech / University of Florida, mentored by Dr. Michael Amiridis.

"An Investigation of Alternatives to the Probit TransformationGreg Miller, West Virginia University, mentored by Dr. Vincent Van Brunt.

"The Effect of Shear on the Electrical Properties of Anisotropic Composite MaterialsAllan Pearce, University of Michigan, mentored by Dr. Gadala-Maria.

"Designing Ion ChannelsMei Shi, The Cooper Union, mentored by Dr. Perla Balbuena.

"Humidification and Dilution Effects on PEM Fuel Cell PerformanceAmanda Showers, University of Dayton, mentored by Dr. John Van Zee.

"Sterilization with Supercritical Carbon DioxideAlicia Sleighter, University of Maryland-BC, mentored by Dr. Michael Matthews.

"Manipulation of Carbon Nanotubes using MagnetsIngu Song, Cornell University, mentored by Dr. James Ritter.

"The Effect of Pressurization Type on PSA-SVR PerformanceLana Terzian, The Cooper Union, mentored by Dr. James Ritter.

"Electrochemistry in Room-Temperature Ionic LiquidsPatrick Zoladz, Brown University, mentored by Drs. John Weidner and Michael Matthews.