Summer Research Symposium
"Lithium Alanate as a Potential Hydrogen Storage Material" Nick Ballor, Michigan Technical College, mentored by Dr. James Ritter
"Removing S.Aureus from Ti-based Biomaterials Using Dense Phase Carbon Dioxide" Leonitia Broadney, North Carolina A&T, mentored by Dr. Michael Matthews.
"Synthesis and Characterization of Carbon-Ruthenium Oxide Nanocomposites for Supercapacitor Applications" Alison Carey, Texas Tech, mentored by Dr. Christopher Williams.
"Exfoliation & Dispersion of Layered Materials in Polymers" Adam Ekenseair, University of Arkansas, mentored by Dr. Thanasis Papathanisiou.
"Synthesis and Characterization of Dendrimer-Derived Bimetallic Pt-Sn Catalysts" Katia Hristova, University of Idaho, mentored by Dr. Michael Amiridis.
"The Characterization of Gas Diffusion Media (GDM) for a Proton-Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cell" David Johnson, University of Connecticut, mentored by Dr. John Van Zee.
"Gas Diffusion Across Nafion 112 Proton-Exchange Membrane" Saahir Khan, Stanford University, mentored by Dr. John Weidner.
"A Novel 3D Collagen Scaffold for Wound Healing Investigation" LaToya Lee, mentored by Dr. Michael Yost.
"Non anomalous Zn-Ni-P Coatings for the Corrosion Protection of Steel" Jan Omar Mangual Soto, University of Puerto Rico, mentored by Dr. Branko Popov.
"Effect of Shear and Solids Concentration on the Electrical Conductivity of Suspensions of Powdered Graphite in Unsaturated Polyester Resins" Michael May, Washington University, St. Louis, mentored by Dr. Francis Gadala-Maria.
"Rates of Homogeneous Reactions in Room Temperature Ionic Liquids" Samantha Meenach, University of Kentucky, mentored by Dr. John Weidner.
"Separation of an Olefin-Paraffin Mixture by Contact with Silver Nitrate" Adam Melvin, University of Arizona, mentored by Dr. Vincent Van Brunt.
"Pt-Co/C Catalyst for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Prepared Using Electroless Deposition" Kevin Minchow, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, mentored Dr. Branko Popov.
"Deep Sea Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide" Nichol Pettis, Washington University, St. Louis, mentored by Dr. Thomas Davis.
"High Shear Granulation Process for Drug Production" Deborah Soto, University of Puerto Rico, mentored by Dr. Edward Gatzke.
"Magnetically Enhanced Targeted Drug Delivery" Krystle Stewart, Virginia State University, mentored by Dr. James Ritter.
"Macromolecule-Mediated Lubrication of Metals and Polymers" Meredith Stilwell, Clemson University, mentored by Dr. Jonathan Bender.
"Structural Characterization of Platinum Nanoclusters/Graphite Interactions: A Molecular Dynamics Study" Tyler Watt, University of Oklahoma, mentored by Dr. Perla Balbuena.