Sunday, November 16, 2008: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Exhibit Hall A (Pennsylvania Convention Center)

Education (04)

#5 - Meet the Faculty Candidate Poster Session (04015)
Poster session for prospective faculty.
Chair:Dana E. Knox
CoChair:Sundararajan V. Madihally
Characterizing Water in Oil Emulsions with Application to Methane Hydrate Formation
Clint P. Aichele, Walter G. Chapman
Physics and Fabrication of Nanostructured Materials
Mustafa Akbulut
Quantitative, Multinuclear Magnetic Resonance Microscopy Methods for the Study of Multiphase Systems
Belinda S. Akpa
Overview of a Vapor Deposited Thin Silica Film
A. Anderson, W. Robert Ashurst
Polymer Thin Film Nanoassemblies for Electrochemical Energy Conversion Devices
Avni A. Argun
Water Interaction and Diffusion on Platinum Surfaces
Liney Arnadottir, Eric M. Stuve, Hannes Jónsson
Conductive Polymer and Hydrogel Composites as Functional Biomaterials
Carolyn L. Bayer, Nicholas A. Peppas
How to Make An Information Processing Device out of RNA
Chase L. Beisel, Christina Smolke
Advanced Material Architectures for Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery Applications
Danielle S.W. Benoit, Patrick S. Stayton, Kristi Anseth
Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Acid Catalysis of Lipids to Produce Green Fuels: Advancing Biofuels in a Fossil Fuel World
Tracy J. Benson
Protein and Surfactant Interactions: Applications to Protein Crystallization, Stability and Design
Bryan Berger
Formation and Pinch-off of Viscoelastic Filaments: Numerical Analysis and Ink-Jet Experiments
Pradeep P. Bhat
Molecular Logic Circuits for Information Processing in Human Cells
Leonidas Bleris
Understanding Multiscale Single-Molecule Dynamics with New Computational Statistics Methods
Christopher P. Calderon
Bio-Based Materials from Renewable Resources
Alejandrina Campanella
Electrochemically Induced Charge Transfer to Wide Band Gap Semiconductors and Its Implication to Nanowire Based Solar Cells
Vidhya Chakrapani
Complete Flux Elucidation Using Metabolic Flux Analysis
YoungJung Chang, Patrick F. Suthers, Costas D. Maranas
Multiscale Modeling for Energy Applications
Abhijit Chatterjee, Dion Vlachos, Blas P. Uberuaga, Arthur F. Voter
Molecular Mechanisms for the Aggregation of Proteins and Therapeutic Antibodies
Naresh Chennamsetty
Photoreactive Ultrafiltration Membranes for Prevention of Biofouling
Shannon Ciston, Richard M. Lueptow, Kimberly Gray
Engineering Approaches in Neuroscience
David Colby
Colloidal Suspensions: Fundamental Physics and Engineering Applications
Jacinta C. Conrad
Catalytic Strategies for the Molecular Engineering of Fuels
Steven P. Crossley, Daniel E. Resasco
Classical Chemical Engineering Is Alive and Well
Benjamin J. Davis
Fischer Tropsch Synthesis and Related Technologies
Ed Durham
Investigating Dynamic Penetrant Transport in Glassy Polymers for High-Tech Applications
Adam K. Ekenseair, Nicholas A. Peppas
Analytical Ultracentrifugation of Colloidal Nanomaterials for Disease Detection and Drug Delivery Applications
James B. Falabella
Enhanced CO2 Solubility in Aromatic and Alkyl Chain Substituted Imidazolium-Based Room Temperature Ionic Liquids
Alexia Finotello, Jason E. Bara, Suguna Narayan, Douglas L. Gin, Richard D. Noble
Photopolymerized pH-Responsive Nanomatrices for Applications in Nanomedicine
Omar Z. Fisher, Timothy Kim, Stephen R. Dietz, Nicholas A. Peppas
Supercritical and Expanded Solvent Systems for the Sustainable Utilization of Biomass Feedstocks
Jackson W. Ford, Raghunath V. Chaudhari, Bala Subramaniam, Charles A. Eckert
Bionanomaterials and Microtherapeutic Systems
Harvinder S. Gill
Polymer-Directed Self-Assembly as a Highly Flexible Route to Multifunctional Nanomaterials
Marian E. Gindy, Robert K. Prudhomme
Molecularly Engineered Nanoporous Adsorbents: Synthesis, Characterization, and Application
T. Grant Glover
A Novel Three-Stage Treatment for Brackish Water Reverse Osmosis Concentrate: Treatment and Analysis of a Real Brackish Water
Lauren F. Greenlee, Elise Barbot, Benny D. Freeman, Desmond F. Lawler, Benoit Marrot, Philippe Moulin
Novel Fabrication Methods for the Production of Polymer Films: Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition and Templated Formation of Ionotropic Gels Using Patterned Paper
Malancha Gupta
Colloidal Assembly in Microfluidic Devices
Ramin Haghgooie
Electrodeposited Nanowires for Sensing, Energy Conversion, and Logic Devices
Carlos Hangarter
Nanoengineering Systems for Targeted Drug Delivery, Cell-Based Therapy, and Microfluidic Biosensors/Chips
Hongyan He
Understanding the Catalytic Activity of Bi- and Monometallic Pd and Au Catalysts for Aqueous Reactions
Kimberly N. Heck
Relating Structure, Function, and Mechanics in Surfactant-Colloid Mixtures
Matthew H. Helgeson, Norman J. Wagner, Eric Kaler
Reconstruction of a New Genome-Scale Model of B. Subtilis
Christopher Henry, Jenifer Zinner, Matthew Cohoon, Edmond Jolivet, Kosei Tanaka, Sabine Autret, Philippe Noirot, Rick Stevens
Biological Production of Renewable Energies from Waste Materials
Sage R. Hiibel
Dynamics of Complex Fluids and Complex Flows near Surfaces
Nazish Hoda
Fundamental Interactions at Biomolecular Interfaces: An Integrated Simulation and Experimental Approach
Jason C. Hower, Shaoyi Jiang
Plastic Solar Cells from Nano-Patterned Fullerenes and Semi-Conducting Polymers
J. J. Huang
Phase Behavior of Polymer Tethered Nanoparticles
Christopher R. Iacovella, Sharon C. Glotzer
Molecular Simulation and Computational Design of Materials for Energy and Environmental Applications
Ahmed E. Ismail
Engineering Cells and Tissues for Therapeutic Applications Via Simulation and Experiment
Ehsan Jabbarzadeh
Creation of Chemical Patterns for Directed Assembly of Block Copolymers
Shengxiang Ji, Paul Nealey
3-Dimensional in Vitro Model of Hepatic Tissue for Investigating Liver Physiology and Pathophysiology
Rohit Jindal
Controlling Nanoparticle Location in Block Copolymers Using External Fields: Simulations and Experiments
Vibha Kalra
The Development and Reactivity of Oxide Phases on Pd(111) Utilizing Gas Phase Oxygen Atom Beams in Ultra High Vacuum
Heywood H. Kan, Jose A. Hinojosa, Jr., R. Bradley Shumbera, Robert J. Colmyer, Jason F. Weaver
Functional Nanotechnology for Imaging and Therapy
Efstathios Karathanasis
Transport Processes at the Micron Scale
Aditya S. Khair
Engineering Novel Surfaces for Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery Applications
Srivatsan Kidambi
High-Throughput Functional Screening of Human cDNA Libraries for Novel Regulators of Innate Immune Responses
Hwijin Kim, Brian Seed
Surface Chemistry of Oxide Clusters as Model Catalyst
Yu Kwon Kim
Studies of Polymer Dynamics, Interfaces, and the Impact of Small Molecule Functionality on Electronic Properties
Robert J. Klein
Nano/Microdevices for Biomedical Applications
Chee Guan Koh
Skin Tissue Engineering: Development of Treatment Strategies for Skin Diseases & Wound Repair and Regeneration
Piyush Koria
Factors Influencing Product Selectivity in Heterogeneous Catalysis: Examination of Monodisperse Platinum and Rhodium Nanoparticles
John N. Kuhn
Soft Materials Mechanics towards Development of High Performance Structural Materials, Bio-Implants, and Energy Storage Materials
Santanu Kundu
Potential Applications of Laser-Capture Microdissection-Based Proteomics in the Study of Disease Progression
Carla M. R. Lacerda
Single Molecule Chemically Amplified Photoresists for Nanolithography
Richard Lawson, Clifford L. Henderson, Laren M. Tolbert
Engineering Nanomaterials for Bioimaging and Therapeutic Applications
Dongwon Lee
Simulation and Experimental Studies of the Interactions of Membranes with Peptides, Synthetic Polymers and Nanoparticles
Hwankyu Lee
New Biotherapy and Drug Delivery for Inflammatory Diseases
Sungmun Lee
Systems Biology: From Identifying Toxicity Pathways to Therapeutic Engineering
Zheng Li, Christina Chan, James J. Collins
Implementation of Green Chemistry and Engineering Principles into Nanomaterial Synthesis and Processing
Juncheng Liu, Christopher B. Roberts
Computational Chemical Engineering
Eric L. Maase
Nano-Scale Materials for Energy and Environmental Applications
Mainak Majumder
Biocompatible Thin Films for Use in Tissue Engineering
Holly J. Martin, Kirk H. Schulz
Development of Reactive Nanostructured Systems for Energy, Environmental and Biomedical Applications
Karen S. Martirosyan
Rational Design of Catalysts for Energy through Fundamental Research
Carl A. Menning, Jingguang G. Chen
Systems Biology Approaches to Studying Intracellular Signaling Interactions Between Virus and Host
Kathryn Miller-Jensen, Douglas A. Lauffenburger, David V. Schaffer
Chemical Energy Conversion: Molecular Approach towards the Discovery of Efficient and Environmentally Friendly Heterogeneous Catalysts and Electro-Catalysts
Eranda Nikolla, Johannes W. Schwank, Suljo Linic
Development of Fundamental Models of Single-Site Olefin Polymerization Kinetics
Krista A. Novstrup, W. Nicholas Delgass, Mahdi M. Abu-Omar, James M. Caruthers
Optically Integrated Microfluidic Diagnostic Tools
John Oakey
Heterologous Expression of Membrane Proteins in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Enables Biophysical Characterization of Pharmaceutical Targets
Michelle O'Malley, Anne Skaja Robinson
Synthesis and Applications of Organic Functionalized Nanoporous Silica
Gifty Osei-Prempeh
Engineering Colloidal Quantum Dot-Based Electronic Devices for Solar Energy Conversion and Color Display Applications
Matthew J. Panzer
Multiscale Biophysics: Theory and Application to the Dynamics of Actin and Actin-Related Structures
Jim Pfaendtner
Micro/Nanofluidic Devices for Sensing and Reaction Engineering
Adarsh D. Radadia
High Recovery Desalination of Brackish Water
Anditya Rahardianto
The Impact of Microstructure on the Gravitationally-Induced Phase Separation in Concentrated Vesicle Dispersions
Arun Ramachandran
Control of Heterogeneous Polymer Properties through the Use of Nanoparticle and Antiplasticizer Additives
Robert A. Riggleman, Juan J. de Pablo
Mechanistic Investigations of Crystallization: From Self-Assembled Nanomaterials to Pathological Biomineralization
Jeffrey D. Rimer, Michael D. Ward, Raul F. Lobo, Dion Vlachos
Physical Aging and Gas Permeability in Ultra-Thin Glassy Polymer Films
Brandon W. Rowe, Benny D. Freeman, Donald R. Paul
Neural Nanotechnology: Nanomaterials for Molecular Imaging and Therapy
Gang Ruan
Challenges in the Modeling of the Gas Plasma-Biomaterial Interaction
Yukinori Sakiyama, David B. Graves
Green Nanotechnology, Engineering and Synthesis for Energy, Biomedical and Environmental Applications
Carl D. Saquing
Incorporation of Non-Linear Methods into Genome-Scale Models: Expanding the Model for the Butanol Producer Clostridium Acetobutylicum
Ryan S. Senger, Eleftherios T. Papoutsakis
Designer Emulsions Using Microfluidics and Their Applications
Rhutesh K. Shah
Sustainable Energy and Environmental Resource Management: a Systems Theory Approach
Yogendra Shastri
Engineering Protein Assemblies for Physicochemical Studies and Biomedical Applications
Hadley D. Sikes
Generation of Renewable Fuels and Chemicals from Lipids Via Supercritical Fluid Processing
Darrell L. Sparks
Genome-Scale Model of a Minimal Organism: Mycoplasma genitalium
Patrick F. Suthers
Preparation of Heterogeneous Nanostructures for Catalytic and Magnetic Applications
Xiaowei Teng
Synthesis of Reactive Copolymer Thin Films by Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition and Applications
Wyatt E. Tenhaeff, Karen K. Gleason
Studies at the Interface of Materials Science and Bioengineering: New Tools to Assess Conformational Changes in Protein Solution Structure
Efrosyni Themistou, Paschalis Alexandridis, Sriram Neelamegham
Effects of Nanoparticle Addition on the Surface and Bulk Properties of Polymers
Anish Tuteja, Wonjae Choi, Joseph M. Mabry, Gareth H. McKinley, Robert E. Cohen
From Fundamentals to Functionality in Fluidic Systems
O. Berk Usta
Organ Engineering
Korkut Uygun
Electronic Device Fabrication from Engineered Inorganic Nanomaterial-Conducting Polymer Composites
Sreeram Vaddiraju, Karen K. Gleason
Novel Liquid Crystal Networks
Rafael Verduzco
Thermal and Electrochemical Activation in Hydrogen Production for Fuel Cell Applications
Saurabh A. Vilekar
Optimization of 3D Porous Scaffold Structure for Favorable Fluid Shear and Nutrient Transport Inside a Perfusion Bioreactor
Roman S. Voronov, Samuel VanGordon, Dimitrios Papavassiliou, Vassilios I. Sikavitsas
Dependence of Fluid Slip Over Superhydrophobic Surfaces on Equilibrium
Roman S. Voronov, Lloyd L. Lee, Dimitrios Papavassiliou
Liposomal Nanomedicine: Multi-Compartment Structure and Remotely Triggered Release
Guohui Wu
Quantitative Analysis of the Effects of Hydrodynamic Shear on the Textural and Areal Parameters of S. Aureus Biofilms
Patrick Ymele-Leki, Julia M. Ross
High Density, Vertically-Aligned Carbon Nanotube Membranes with High Fluxes
Miao Yu, John L. Falconer, Rich Noble
Micromagnetic - Microfluidic Biomedical Device for Sepsis Therapy
Chong Wing Yung, Jason Fiering, Mark Puder, Donald E. Ingber
Surface Interactions in Polymer and Biological Systems at the Micro and Nano Scales
Hongbo Zeng, Jacob N. Israelachvili, Matthew Tirrell
Engineered Biosynthesis of Natural Products
Wenjun Zhang, Yi Tang
Polymer Films and Ribbons from Electrospinning of Polymer Solutions
Pratyush Dayal
Targetted Cell Encapsulation
Pratyush Dayal
Pathways to Cost-Effective, High Efficiency Cu(InGa)Se2 Solar Cell Absorbers
Woo Kyoung Kim, Timothy J. Anderson, William N. Shafarman, E. Andrew Payzant
Developing Novel Neural Tissue Engineering Platform and Neuro-Electronic Interface Via Soft-Material-Based Nanostructures
Myung-Han Yoon
Studies in Cell Mechanobiology toward Tissue Engineering
Nic D. Leipzig
Electrokinetics of Nanochannels, Nanocolloids and Nanoporous Membranes: a New Paradigm for Immuno-Assay, Drug Delivery and Ion/Proton Permselective Devices
Gilad Yossifon
Feasibility Analysis of Steam Reforming of Biodiesel by-Product Glycerol to Make Hydrogen
Manoj Joshi, Kamal P Banjara
Flame Synthesis and Coating of Nanostructured Particles in One Step
Alexandra Teleki II
Microfluidic Gene and Protein Detection on Nanocolloidal Substrates
Zachary R. Gagnon
Chemical Engineering and Engineering Education
Laura Dykes
Mechanistic Design of Functional Materials from Polyelectrolytes
Yakov Lapitsky
Self-Organization of Thin Polymer Films into Ordered Patterns Induced by Electric Field
Ning Wu
Engineering Analysis of Developing Organs: Experiments and Theory
Jeremiah J. Zartman, Stanislav Y. Shvartsman

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