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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
 
 

GRADUATE DEGREES AWARDED IN 2005

Doctoral Degrees

Vikram V. Bhide
Ph.D. 2005. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Developing Stable Foams from Polymeric Surfactants for Water Production Control. (Thesis Advisor: Clarence A. Miller and George J. Hirasaki)

Jiansheng Chen
Ph.D. 2005. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: NMR Surface Relaxation, Wettability and OBM Drilling Fluids. (Thesis Advisor: George J. Hirasaki)

Gang Cheng
Ph.D. 2005. Dissertation in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering: Hybrid Computational Modeling of Cell Population and Mass Transfer Dynamics in Tissue Growth Processes. (Thesis Advisor: Kyriacos Zygourakis)

Cheng-Ying Chou
Ph.D. 2005. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Phase Equilibria, Microstructure, and Transport Properties of Confined Colloid-Polymer Systems. (Thesis Advisor:Marc Robert)

Auleen Ghosh
Ph.D. 2005. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Molecular Modeling of Shape and Polydispersity Effects on Polymer Solution Phase Behavior. (Thesis Advisor: Walter Chapman)

Elizabeth Ann Lipke
Ph.D. 2005. Dissertation in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering: Localized Drug Delivery from Poly(ethylene glycol) Copolymers for the Prevention of Restenosis. (Thesis Advisor: Jennifer West)

Alberto Montesi
Ph.D. 2005. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Interplay of Flow and Microstructure in Complex Fluids: Semiflexible Polymer Solutions and Emulsions. (Thesis Advisor:Matteo Pasquali)

Parul Natvar Patel
Ph.D. 2005. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Development and Characterization of a Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogel Scaffold System for Adipose Tissue Engineering. (Thesis Advisor: Charles Patrick)

Sandeep Tripathi
Ph.D. 2005. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Microstructure and Phase Behavior of Inhomogeneous Complex Fluids. (Thesis Advisor: Walter Chapman)

Master of Science Degrees


Pauline Contou-Carrere
M.S. 2005. Mathematical Modeling of Calcium Dynamics in Astrocytes (Thesis Advisor: Nikolaos Mantzaris)

Zuze Mu
M.S. 2005. Synthesis, Photostability and Photocatalytic Properties of Water-suspended CdSe and CdSe/CdS Quantum Dots. (Thesis Advisor:  Michael Wong) 

Master of Chemical Engineering Degrees


Karim Shary Gonzalez
M.Ch.E. 2005