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2015 NSF-REU Participants

Summer Research Symposium

"Computational Study of the Interactins Between Flue Gas Constituents and Fly Ash Components" Angel Maymi Rolón University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez, mentored by Dr. Bihter Padak.

"Sulfur Deposition onto Fly Ash During Air / Oxy-CombustionJason Ackermann University of Arizona, mentored by Dr. Bihter Padak.

"Oxidation Studies of Novel High Entropy Alloy Coating Materials for Hight-Temperature ApplicationsParker Pitisci Georgia Institute of Technology, mentored by Dr. Jason Hattrick-Simpers.

 "Epitaxial Cobalt Oxide Thin Film Synthesis via Magnetron SputterningChristina Engler University of Rochester, mentored by Drs. Cun Wen, Jason Hattrick-Simpers, and Jochen Lauterbach.

"SiO2, TiO2 and AL2O3 Supported Co3O4 Nanorod Catalysts for CO2 HydrogenationMaryorie Santos University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez, mentored by Drs. Cun Wen and Jochen Lauterbach.

"Synthesis and Evaluation of Nickel-Based Catalaysts for Methane Tri-ReformingKristin Howe Florida Institute of Technology, mentored by Dr. Jochen Lauterbach.

"Synthesis and Characterization of Pr2NiO4 as the Cathode for Solid Oxide Fuel CellsAnthony Rivera De Jesús University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez, mentored by Dr. Xiao-Dong Zhou.

"On the Interfacial Charge Transfer Resistance between the Cathode and the Electrolyte in Solid Oxide Fuel CellsKevin M. Tenny University of Kansas, mentored by Drs. Wanbin Guan and Xiao-Dong Zhou.

"Effect of Slurry Thickness and Role of Chloride Ions in the Genesis of Supported Nanoparticles from Adsorbed Platinum PrecursorsJohn Copple Purdue University, mentored by Dr. John Regalbuto.

"Gas-phase Hydrodeoxygenation of Acetic Acid Over Platinum Supported on Activated Carbon and Multiwall Carbon NanotubesJohn Valentin University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez, mentored by Dr. Christopher Williams.

"Hydrodeoxygenation of Acetic Acid over Bimetallic Pt:Sn Catalysts" Zachary Colon University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez, mentored by Dr. Christopher Williams.

"Graphene Oxide Nano-platelets Composite Membranes for Membrane Bioreactor TreatmentEmily Jeng Cornell University, mentored by Dr. Miao Yu.