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GRADUATE DEGREES AWARDED IN 2016

Doctoral Degrees

Wael A. Fouad
Ph.D. 2016. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: A Systematic Study of Short and Long Range Interactions in Associating Fluids Using Molecular Theory (Thesis Advisor: Walter G. Chapman)

Varun S. Gangoli
Ph.D. 2016. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: An Investigation of Carbon-based Nanomaterials for Efficient Energy Production and Delivery (Thesis Advisor: Michael S. Wong)

Francesca Mirri
Ph.D. 2015. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Neutron scattering and flow processing of carbon nanotube solutions for high performance transparent electrodes and data cables (Thesis Advisor: Matteo Pasquali)

Aarthi Muthuswamy
Ph.D. 2016. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Foam Rheology of Zwitterionic and Anionic Surfactant Blends in Porous Media (Thesis Advisor: George Hirasaki)

Stacy L. Pesek
Ph.D. 2015. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Structure and Function of Bottlebrush Polymers (Thesis Advisors: Edward W. Knightly/Rafael Verduzco)

Bahar S. Rizi
Ph.D. 2015. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Nitric Oxide: The Missing Link in Omentum-Induced Metabolic reprogramming of ovarian cancers (Thesis Advisor: Deepak Nagrath)

Lifeng Yang
Ph.D. 2016. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Glutaminolysis: a Hallmark of Cancer Metabolism (Thesis Advisor: Deepak Nagrath)

MCHE Degrees


Carina Anselmo de Lima
MCHE 2015

Heng Dai
MCHE 2016

Priscilla Dias da Silva
MCHE 2016

Wenjing Feng
MCHE 2015

Priscilla Gerhard Santos de Castro
MCHE 2015

Jie Jiang
MCHE 2016

Aditya Makaram
MCHE 2015

Risha Patel
MCHE 2016

Xiao Tan
MCHE 2016

Renato Yoshio Kozima
MCHE 2015

MS Degrees


Tao Deng
M.S. 2016. Influence of Electrostatic Potential to Wettability in Brine-Oil-Minerals Systems (Thesis Advisor: Sibani L. Biswal)

Chien Hsu
M.S. 2016. Moving of Magnetic Clusters Driven by an Applied Eccentric Rotational Magnetic Field (Thesis Advisor: Sibani L. Biswal)

Ariana Amparo Melendez Alvarez
M.S. 2015. Experimental study of the effect of commercial dispersants on the precipitation, aggregation and desposition of asphatenes (Thesis Advisor: Francisco Vargas)

Siyang Xiao
M.S. 2016. Visualization of Crude Oil Displacement by Foam Enhanced Oil Recover (EOR) in Microfluidic Devices (Thesis Advisor: Sibani L. Biswal)