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GRADUATE DEGREES AWARDED IN 1998

Doctoral Degrees

Bing-Hung Chen
Ph.D. 1998. Rates of Solubilization of Triolein and Triolein/Fatty Acid Mixtures and Dissolution Processes of Neat Surfactants. (Thesis Advisor: Clarence A. Miller).

Robert L. Cleek
Ph.D. 1998. Polymeric Delivery of Inhibitors of Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation. (Thesis Advisor: Antonios G. Mikos).

Becky Jo Fredrickson
Ph.D. 1998. Molecular Mechanisms of Platelet Thrombosis under Arterial Shear Conditions. (Thesis Advisor: Larry V. McIntire).

Stylianos Kouvroukoglou
Ph.D. 1998. Migration of Anchorage-Dependent Mammalian Cells. (Thesis Advisor: Kyriacos Zygourakis).

Sharad Kukreti
Ph.D. 1998. Molecular Mechanisms of Monocyte Adhesion to Endothelial Cells under Flow Conditions. (Thesis Advisor: Larry V. Mclntire).

Dosite Samuel Perkins, II
Ph.D. 1998. Ignition of Coal and Char Particles: Effects of Pore Structure and Process Conditions. (Thesis Advisor: Kyriacos Zygourakis).

Susan Jill Peter
Ph.D. 1998. Injectable In Situ Polymerizable, Biodegradable Scaffolds Based on Poly (Propylene Fumarate) for Guided Bone Regeneration. (Thesis Advisor: Antonios G. Mikos).

Moon Jeong Rang
Ph.D. 1998. Intermediate Phase Formation and Spontaneous Emulsification of Hydrocarbon/Alcohol/Surfactant/Water Systems. (Thesis Advisor: Clarence A. Miller).

Sushil K. Rijhwani
Ph.D. 1998 Stress as a Means to Enhance Secondary Metabolite Productivity and to Probe Metabolic Pathways. (Thesis Advisor: Jacqueline V. Shanks).

Chad James Segura
Ph.D. 1998. Associating Fluids near Solid Surfaces. (Thesis Advisor: Walter G. Chapman).

Georgios N. Stamatas
Ph.D. 1998. 2D Time-lapse and 3D Fluorescence Microscopy with Applications to Vascular Tissue Engineering. (Thesis Advisor: Larry V. Mclntire).

Laura J. Suggs
Ph.D. 1998. Development of Poly(Propylene Fumarate-co-Ethylene Glycol): An Injectable Biodegradable Implant for Cardiovascular Applications. (Thesis Advisor: Antonios G. Mikos).

Robert Crawford Szafranski
Ph.D. 1998. Laboratory Development of the Surfactant/Foam Process for Aquifer Remediation. (Thesis Advisor: Clarence A. Miller and George J. Hirasaki).

Andrew David Taylor
Ph.D. 1998. Hydrodynamic and Molecular Dependence of Neutrophil - Neutrophil Adhesion. (Thesis Advisor: J. David Hellums).

Linda Reavis Williams
Ph.D. 1998. Modeling and Optimization of a Two-Stage Regenerator Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit. (Thesis Advisor: Thomas A. Badgwell).

Master of Science Degrees

Chien-Chung Huang
M. S. 1998 Estimation of Rock Properties by NMR Relaxation Methods. (Thesis Advisor: George J. Hirasaki).

Anna Jen
M. S. 1998. Effects of Mechanical Loading on Osteoblast Function Using a Three-dimensional Cell/Polymer Model. (Thesis Advisor: Antonios G. Mikos).

John Lauritzen III
M. S. 1998. Catharanthus roseus As a Model System for the Study of the Phytoremediation of TNT. (Thesis Advisor: Jacqueline V. Shanks).

Sameer Ralhan
M.S. 1998.Robust Model Predictive Control of Stable and Integrating Linear Systems. (Thesis Advisor: Thomas Badgwell).