Graduate Degrees

May 2013

PhD

Galas, Richard
Advisor: Julie Liu
Thesis Title: Microenvironmental Cues for Vascular Tissue Engineering
UG Institution: State University of New York/Buffalo
               
O’Grady, John
Advisor: John Morgan
Thesis Title: Metabolic Flux Analysis of Oleaginous Algae
UG Institution: Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
 
Singh, Meenesh
Advisor: Doraiswami Ramkrishna
Thesis Title: Towards the Control of Crystal Shape and Morphology Distributions In Crystallizers
UG Institution: Sardar Patel University
MS Institution: Indian Institute of Technology/Bombay
 
Venkatesan, Anand
Advisor: Phil Wankat
Thesis Title: Low Cost Synergistic Desalination Processes
UG Institution: Indian Institute of Technology/Madras    
 
Zarate, Nyah
Advisor: James Litster, Steve Beaudoin
Thesis Title: Multi-Scale Modeling of Particulate Systems by Incorporating Particle Roughness
UG Institution: Illinois Institute of Technology
 

MS

O’Regan, Peter
Advisor: James Caruthers
Thesis Title: Defect Detection for Lithium Ion Battery Manufacturing via Automated Image Processing of Pulse Thermography
UG Institution: Tufts University
 

MS Non-Thesis

Hsu, Hsin-Yun, continuing for PhD
Advisor: Michael Harris
UG Institution: National Tsing Hua University                
 
Jimenez-Useche, Isabel C., continuing for PhD
Advisor: Chongli Yuan
UG Institution: Universidad de Los Andres (BS/MS)
 
Mallapragada, Dharik S., continuing for PhD
Advisor: Fabio Ribeiro
UG Institution: Indian Institute of Technology/Madras
 
Mehta, Dhairya D., continuing for PhD
Advisor: Fabio Ribeiro, Rakesh Agrawal
UG Institution: University Institute of Chemical Technology
 

August 2013

PhD

Gaik, Steven
Advisor: Hugh Hillhouse, James Litster
Thesis Title: Self Assembled Nanostructured Solar Cells
UG Institution: Pennsylvania State University
 
Hirshfield, Laura J.
Advisor: Rex Reklaitis
Thesis Title: Control for a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Process Using Drop-On-Demand Technology
UG Institution: University of Michigan/Ann Arbor
 
Kim, Jaewoo
Advisor: James Caruthers
Thesis Title: Mechanical Behaviors through Longitudinal Deformation
UG Institution: Seoul National University
 
Lee, Hoyoung
Advisor: You-Yeon Won
Thesis Title: Polymer-based Gene Delivery
UG Institution: Korea University
 
Sambath, Krishnaraj
Advisor: Osman Basaran
Thesis Title: Electrohydrodynamics of Capillary Switches
UG Institution: Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
 
Suchomel, Mark
Advisor: James Caruthers, Joe Pekny
Thesis Title: Health Monitoring of High Energy Density battery Systems
UG Institution: University of Minnesota, Duluth

MS Non-Thesis

Bauman, Michael
Advisor: Bryan Boudouris
UG Institution: University of Michigan
 
Gupta, Anshu, continuing for PhD
Advisor: Rex Reklaitis
UG Institution: Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, continuing for PhD
 
Parekh, Atish, continuing for PhD
Advisor: Fabio Ribeiro
UG Institution:  Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
 
Venkatakrishnan, Vinod Kumar, continuing for PhD
Advisor: Fabio Ribeiro, Rakesh Agrawal
UG Institution: Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
 
Verma, Anuj A., continuing for PhD
Advisor: Fabio Ribeiro, Nicholas Delgass
UG Institution: Institute of Chemical Technology
 

December 2013

PhD

Bates, Shane
Advisor: Fabio H. Ribeiro
Thesis Title: Spectroscopic and Kinetic Study of Copper-Exchanged Zeolites for the Selective Catalytic Reduction of Nox with Ammonia
UG Institution: Pennsylvania State University
 
David, Anand
Advisor: James Caruthers
Thesis Title: Effect of Manufacturing Conditions on the Performance of Lithium-Ion Batteries
UG Institution: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities/Iowa State University
 
Ghose, Ranjita
Advisor: Arvind Varma
Thesis Title: Oxidative Coupling of Methane using Catalysts Synthesized by Solutiom Combustion Method
UG Institution: University  Institute of Chemical Technology/University of Florida
 
Jimenz-useche, Isabel
Advisor: Chongli Yuan
Thesis Title: Effects of DNA Methylation Pattern on the Chromatin Structure
UG Institution: Universidad De Los Andes
 
Mallapragada, Dharik
Advisor: Rakesh Agrawal, Fabio Ribeiro, Nicholas Delgass
Thesis Title: Energy Systems Analysis for a Solar Economy
UG Institution: Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
 
Oluwaseyi, Ogebule
Advisor: James Caruthers
Thesis Title: The Effects of Composition on the Linear and nonlinear Mechanical Properties of particulate filled elastomers
UG Institution: Alabama Agricultural & Mechanical University
 
Son, Sang Ha
Advisor: James Caruthers
Thesis Title: Development of Quantitative FTIR Methods for Analyzing the Cure Kinetics of Epoxy Resins
UG Institution: Yonsei University
 
Tsui, Huang-Wei
Advisor: Elias I. Franses
Thesis Title: Elucidation of Chiral Recognition Mechanisim of Amylose TRIS[(S)-a-Methylbenzylcarbamate] Polymetric Sorbent
UG Institution: National Taiwan University
 
Yadav, Gautam
Advisor: Yue Wu
Thesis Title: Design and Assembly of Nanostructured Complex Metal Oxide Materials for the Construction of Batteries and Thermoelectric Devices
UG Institution: University of Western Ontario
 
Yohe, Sara
Advisor: Rakesh Agrawal, Fabio Ribeiro, Nicholas Delgass
Thesis Title: High-Pressure Vapor-phase Caralytic Hyrdodeoxygenation of Lignin-derived compounds to hydrocarbons on bimetallic catalysts in the range of 0.2-2.4 MPA
UG Institution: University of Minnesota,Twin Cities
 

MS

Tsouris, Vasilios
Advisor: You-Yeon Won
Thesis Title: A Nano-Carrier that Enables Co-Delivery of Chemotherapy and siRNA Agents
UG Institution: University of Pittsburgh