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GRADUATE DEGREES AWARDED IN 2013

Doctoral Degrees

Zhenzheng Feng
Ph.D. 2013. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Multi-Scale Molecular Modeling of Phase Behavior and Microstructures in Complex Polymeric Mixtures with Nanoparticles. (Thesis Advisor: Walter Chapman)

Kun Ma
Ph.D. 2013. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Transport of Surfactant and Foam in Porous Media for Enhanced Oil Recovery Processes. (Thesis Advisor: George Hirasaki and Lisa Biswal)

Angela C. Makuc
Ph.D. 2013. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Kinetic and Stoichiometric Modeling of the Metabolism of Glycerol and Glucose in E. coli for the Synthesis of Biofuels. (Thesis Advisor: Ramon Gonzalez)

Neeraj Rohilla
Ph.D. 2013. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Traverse Relaxation in Sandstones Due to the Effect of Internal Field Gradients Using NMR and Tracer Analysis. (Thesis Advisor: George Hirasaki)

Jose L. Salinas
Ph.D. 2013. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Transport of Components and Phases in a Surfactant Foam EOR Process For a Giant Carbonate Reservoir. (Thesis Advisors: George Hirasaki and Clarence Miller)

Sumedh S. Warudkar
Ph.D. 2013. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Improving the Alkanolamine Absorption Process for Carbon Capture at Coal Fired Power Plans. (Thesis Advisor: George Hirasaki)

Master of Science Degrees

Satayakam Dash
M.S. 2013. Genome Scale Model of Zymomonas mobilis ZM4: Modifications and analysis. (Thesis Advisor: Ramon Gonzalez)

Master of Chemical Engineering Degrees

James L. Carpenter
M.Ch.E. 2013