Surf Project Archive 2011

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A. MATERIALS FOR BIOLOGICAL AND SENSOR APPLICATIONS

No.

NAME

PROJECT TITLE

FACULTY MENTOR & AFFILIATION

A.1

Emmabeth Parrish, University of Tennessee, Materials Science and Engineering 

Organic Nanotubes from Stacking and Linking Cyclic Sugars 

Haskell Beckham, MSE

A.2

Ren Geryak University of Florida Materials Science and Engineering

Creation of Pathogen Mimetics as Novel Drug Delivery Platforms

Todd Sulchek, ME

A.3

Eddie Goude University of Florida Electrical Engineering

Nanostructure directed activity at semiconductor interfaces in sensors and micro/nanoscale reactors

James Gole, Phys

 

B. MATERIALS FOR STRUCTURAL AND EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS

No.

NAME

PROJECT TITLE

FACULTY MENTOR & AFFILIATION

B.1

Kishan Bhula Georgia Institute of TechnologyPolymer Textile & Fiber Eng. 

Polymer/Carbon nanotube (CNT) nanocomposites

Satish Kumar, MSE

B.2

Nicholas Hegyi Purdue University Materials Science and Engineering

Thermomechanical Fatigue of Ni-base Superalloys

Richard Neu, ME/MSE

B.3

Jessica Sargent Auburn University Polymer & Fiber Engineering

Nanoparticle Network Formation Mediated by Polymer Crystallization

Meisha Shofner, MSE

B.4

 

Kristin Kendrick Louisiana State University Chemical Engineering

Improving Durability of Precast Prestressed Concrete Piles in Marine Environment

Kimberly Kurtis, CEE

B.5

Claire Teresi Clemson University Ceramics & Materials Eng

Application of Digital Image Analysis to Characterize Microstructural Evolution in Microgravity Environment

Arun Gokhale, MSE

 

C. MATERIALS FOR ENERGY APPLICATIONS

No.

NAME

PROJECT TITLE

FACULTY MENTOR & AFFILIATION

C.1

Alicia Gaghan University of Portland Electrical Engineering 

Carbon Nanotubes for Electronic Applications - I

Jud Ready, GTRI/MSE

C.2

Malinda Caudle Iowa State University Materials Engineering

Electrochemical super capacitors

Satish Kumar, MSE

C.3

Katherine Henry North Carolina State University Textile Engineering

Materials for Organic Electronic and Photonics

Seth Marder, Chem./MSE

C.4

Ross Kistler Loyola University Maryland Double Major: Math and Physics

First-Principles Atomistic Modeling of Graphene-C60 hybrid material towards Energy Technology

Seung Soon Jang, MSE

C.5

Sadie Roberts Georgia Institute of Technology Material Science Engineering

High energy-density Li-S battery

Gleb Yushin, MSE

C.6

Vincent Wu Univ. of California, Berkeley Materials Science and Engineering

Novel Materials for Low-Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

Meilin Liu, MSE

C.7

Amber Wingfield Norfolk State University Optical Engineering

Surface Design for Electrodes in Energy Conversion and Energy Storage Devices 

Faisal Alamgir, MSE

C.8

Austin Mohney Lock Haven University, PA Applied Physics

Carbon Nanotubes for Electronic Applications - II

Dave Stolberg, GTRI

C.9.

Quinlan Adler Santa Clara University Mechanical Engineering

Carbon nanotube-polymer films for solar cell applications

Rosario Gerhardt, MSE

 

 

 

D. INTERNATIONAL SITE  PROJECTS

No.

NAME

PROJECT TITLE

FACULTY MENTORS & AFFILIATIONS

D.1

Andrew Hudak University of Portland Mechanical Engineering 

Surfactant-polylectrolyte complexes: formation and self-assembling properties

Watson Loh, University of Campinas, Brazil  &                     Valeria Milam, MSE, GT

D.2

Joseph Flanagan Purdue University Materials Engineering

Design of soft impactors for ramp-loading experiments

Dan Eakins & Bill Proud, Imperial College, London, UK & Naresh Thadhani, MSE, GT