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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
 
 

GRADUATE DEGREES AWARDED IN 1996

Doctoral Degrees

Scott Joseph Bury
Ph.D. 1996. Analysis and Modeling of the Effects of Micellar Solubilization on the Degradation Rates of N-Alkanes. (Thesis Advisor: Clarence A. Miller).

Brian Furlong
Ph.D. 1996. Alumina-Supported Palladium and Palladium/Copper Catalysts: Characterization and Use For Selective Hydrogenation of 1,3-Butadiene. (Thesis Advisor: Joe W. Hightower).

Maya Natarajan
Ph.D. 1996. Receptor Mediated Adhesion of Sickle Erythrocytes and Damage to IL-1B Stimulated Endothelial Cells Under Flow Conditions In Vitro. (Thesis Advisor: Larry V. McIntire).

Sriram Neelamegham
Ph.D. 1996. Mechanisms of Homotypic Lymphocyte Aggregation and Cell Motility Characteristics Induced by Activation of VLA Integrins. (Thesis Advisor: Kyriacos Zygourakis).

Rangarajan Sampath
Ph.D. 1996. Shear Stress Mediated Alterations in the Expression of Leukocyte Adhesion Receptors on Human Endothelial Cells. (Thesis Advisor: Larry V. McIntire).

Thomas Wakefield Smith
Ph.D. 1996. Tumor Cell Adhesion Stabilization: Regulation and Relationship to Organ-Specific Metastasis. (Thesis Advisor: Larry V. McIntire).

Sundeep N. Vani
Ph.D. 1996. Bioreactor Design for Scale-up of Catharanthus roseus Hairy Root Cultures for Production of Indole Alkaloids. (Thesis Advisor: Jacqueline V. Shanks).

Master of Science Degrees

Gillaume Feneyrou
M.S. 1996. Elucidation of the Formation and Decomposition of Clathrate Hydrates of Natural Gases Through Gas Solubility Measurements. (Thesis Advisor: Riki Kobayashi).

Sanjay Prasad
M.S. 1996. Flow Induced Regulation of Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase (eNOS) Gene Expression; Role of Shear Sensitive Promoter Elements. (Thesis Advisor: Larry V. McIntire).

Tabish Zaidi
M.S, 1996. Dynamic Mathematical Modeling of Mural Thrombogenesis Over Type Collagen. (Thesis Advisor: Larry V. McIntire).