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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
 
 

GRADUATE DEGREES AWARDED IN 2000

Doctoral Degrees

Arthur J. Bergman
Ph.D. 2000. The Effects of Mechanical Forces on Lymphocyte Adhesion and Migration. (Thesis Advisor: Kyriacos Zygourakis).


Eric R. Hentzen
Ph.D. 2000. Cone-plate Viscometric Studies of Neutrophil Adhesion to the Endothelial Ligands E-selectin and ICAM-1. (Thesis Advisor: Larry McIntire).


Raymond Joe
Ph.D. 2000. Characterizing Growth Conditions In Chlorine-Activated Diamond Chemical Vapor Deposition. (Thesis Advisor: Thomas Badgwell).


Shih-Hsin Kao
Ph.D. 2000. Platelet Transport and Surface Reactions in Mural Thrombosis. (Thesis Advisor: Larry McIntire).


Jiun-Ting Lee
Ph.D. 2000. Phase Transitions and Diffusion of Colloid-Polymer Systems and Thin Ferroelectric Films for Device Applications. (Thesis Advisor: Marc Robert).


Sho-Wei Lo
Ph.D. 2000. Correlations on NMR Relaxation Time with Viscosity/Temperature, Diffusion Coefficient and Gas/Oil Ratio of Methane-Hydrocarbon Mixtures. (Thesis Advisor: George Hirasaki and Riki Kobayashi).


Kytai T. Nguyen
Ph.D. 2000. Effects of Shear Stress and Cyclic Strain on the Expression of Thrombin Receptor Gene in Human Vascular Endothelial and Smooth Muscle Cells. (Thesis Advisor: Larry McIntire).


Minas N. B. Papadimitriou
Ph.D. 2000. Adhesion of Murine RAW117 Lymphoma Cells to Hepatic Sinusoidal Endothelial Cells: Study of Surface Molecule Interactions Under Flow and Effect of Cyclooxygenase and Lipoxygenase Inhibitors. (Thesis Advisor: Larry McIntire).


Sameer Ralhan
Ph.D. 2000. Robust Model Predictive Control of Stable and Integrating Linear Systems. (Thesis Advisor: Thomas Badgwell).



Masterof Science Degrees

Hayuta Z. Jain
M.S. 2000. Examination of a System for the Mechanistic Study of Tumor Cell-Platelate Interactions Under Well-Defined Flow Conditions. (Thesis Advisor: Larry McIntire). 



Master of Chemical Engineering Degrees

Coral B. Isikci
M.Ch.E. 2000