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GRADUATE DEGREES AWARDED IN 2014

Doctoral Degrees

Kung-Po Chao
Ph.D. 2014. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Interfacial Assembly of Nanoparticles with Soft Templates for Photovoltaic Applications. (Thesis Advisor: Lisa Biswal) 

Leyu Cui
Ph.D. 2014. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Application of Foam for Mobility Control in Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Process. (Thesis Advisor: George Hirasaki)

Kai Gong
Ph.D. 2013. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Density Functional Theory Study of Microstructure and Phase Behavior of Stimuli-Responsive Polymer Brushes. (Thesis Advisor: Walter Chapman)

Guangsheng Gu
Ph.D. 2013. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Marine Gas Hydrate: response to change of seafloor temperature, ocean sulfate concentration, and compositional effect. (Thesis Advisor: Michael Wong)

Sravani Gullapalli
Ph.D. 2014. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Advanced Synthesis Techniques and Characterization of Functional Semiconductor Nanomaterials. (Thesis Advisors: Michael Wong)

Kiri Elizabeth Kilpatrick
Ph.D. 2014. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Reprogramming the proteostasis network to prevent the accumulation of a-synuclein aggregates. (Thesis Advisor: Laura Segatori)

Lucas Allan Kinard
Ph.D. 2014. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering:Synthetic Hydrogel Delivery of Growth Factors and Demineralized Bone Matrix for Bone Augmentation. (Thesis Advisor: Antonios G. Mikos)

Xianyu Li
Ph.D. 2014. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Properties and Applications of Bottlebrush Polymers. (Thesis Advisor: Rafael Verduzco)

Bennett Davis Marshall
Ph.D. 2014. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Thermodynamic Perturbation Theory for Associating Fluids: Beyond First Order. (Thesis Advisor: Walter Chapman)

Sai Ravindra Panuganti
Ph.D. 2013. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Asphaltene Behavior in Crude Oil Systems. (Thesis Advisor: Walter Chapman)

Jinghui Wang
Ph.D. 2014. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Characterization & Application of Immobilized Biomacromolecules using Microcantilever and QCM Sensors. (Thesis Advisor: Lisa Biswal)