Summer Research Symposium
"Synthesis and Characterization of Dendrimer-Stabilized CdS Nanoparticles" Rachel Adams, University of Delaware, mentored by Dr. Harry Ploehn.
"Theoretical Investigation of Methods for Predicting the Flammability Envelope of Hydrocarbons" Rhiannon Ervin, Vanderbilt University, mentored by Dr. Vincent Van Brunt.
"Catalytic decomposition of Nitrous Oxide on CuO Supported on Various Oxide supports" Dustin Fickel, University of Maryland, Baltimore, mentored by Dr. Michael Amiridis.
"Feasibility of High Gradient Magnetic Implants for Targeted Drug Delivery" Adam Gardner, University of Nevada, Reno, mentored by Dr. James Ritter.
"Processing Biomaterials Using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide" Eric Jablonka, University of Rochester, mentored by Dr. Michael Matthews.
"Synthesis and Characterization of Ag-Pt Bimetallic Catalysts Using Electroless Deposition Methods" Joseph Kotarek, University of Arkansas, mentored by Dr. Christopher Williams.
"Fault Diagnosis and Control of a Nonlinear Hybrid Dynamic Process for Emission Reduction and Risk Reduction" Gregory Lapp, Lafayette College, mentored by Dr. Edward Gatzke.
"Development of Novel Processes for Plating Nanostructured and Non Anomalous Zn-Ni-X (X=P, Cu, SiO2) Alloys" Haksu Lee, University of Pennsylvania, mentored by Dr. Branko Popov.
"Chiral Separations with Electrodialysis" Tobias Lester, University of Buffalo, mentored by Dr. Thomas Davis.
"Preparation and Characterization of Pt Alloy and Non Precious Metal Cathodes Under PEM Fuel Cell Operating Conditions" William Lonergan, University of Virginia, mentored by Dr. Branko Popov.
"Synthesis and Characterization of Colloidal Metal Oxide Nanoparticles used for Heterogeneous Catalytic Synthesis of Flavanones of Pharmaceutical Interest" Michael Mustian, Louisiana Tech University, mentored by Dr. Michael Amiridis.
"Characterization of Direct Methanol Fuel Cells: Performance and Crossover" Eduardo Nicolau, University of Puerto Rico, mentored by Dr. John Weidner.
"Development of Nanostructured Materials for Hydrogen Storage" Cliff Orvedal, Dartmouth College, mentored by Dr. James Ritter.
"Effect of Structure of the Solvent on the Kinetics of Homogeneous Reactions in Room Temperature Ionic Liquids" Elizabeth Riggleman, Bridgewater College, mentored by Dr. John Weidner.
"Macromolecule-Mediated Lubrication of Metals and Polymers" Jeanaira Rosado, University of Puerto Rico, mentored by Dr. Jonathan Bender.
"Kinetic Studies of 4-Nitrophenol Reduction by Dendrimer-Stabilized Gold Nanoparticles" Kathryn Stenberg, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, mentored by Dr. Harry Ploehn.
"Characterization of Gas Diffusion Layers and Their Effects on PEMFC Performance" Meng Tan, University of Idaho, mentored by Dr. John Van Zee.
"Adsorption and Oxidation of Anode Impurities in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells" Jonathan Thompson, Clemson University, mentored by Dr. John Weidner.