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GRADUATE DEGREES AWARD IN 2001


Doctoral Degrees

Yingwei Cai
Ph.D. 2001. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: The Effects of Process Conditions on The Char Reactivity: The Experimental Studies and the Mathematical Modeling. (Thesis Advisor:Kyriacos Zygourakis).


Zoe NM Demou
Ph.D. 2001. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Automated Tracking of Tumor Invasion in Three Dimensiona lExtracellular Matrix Analogs and a Novel. (Thesis Advisor: Larry V. McIntire).


Prassana Krishna Jog
Ph.D. 2001. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Molecular Modeling of Thermophysical Properties of Polyatomic Fluids. (Thesis Advisor: Walter G. Chapman).


Dicksen Tanzil
Ph.D. 2001. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Foam Generation and Propagation in Heterogeneous Porous Media. (Thesis Advisor: Clarence A. Miller and George J. Hirasaki ).


Shih-Yi Steve Yang
Ph.D. 2001. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Mechanisms of Wettability for Crude Oil/Brine/Mica System. (Thesis Advisor: George J. Hirasaki).


Qian Zhang
Ph.D. 2001. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: NMR Formation Evaluation: Hydrogen Œndex, Wettability and Internal field Gradients. (Thesis Advisor: George J. Hirasaki).

Master of Science Degrees

Shijiang Lu
M.S. 2001. Robust Model Predictive Control for Nonlinear Systems based on Volterra Series. (Thesis Advisor: Thomas A. Badgwell).


Dongping Yao
M.S. 2001. Three-Way Automobiles Converters:Modeling Reaction and Diffusion in the Catalytic Layers. (Thesis Advisor: Kyriacos Zygourakis).