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GRADUATE DEGREES AWARDED IN 2009

Doctoral Degrees

Clint P. Aichele
Ph.D. 2009. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Characterizing Water-in-Oil Emulsions with Application to Gas Hydrate Formation. (Thesis Advisor: Walter G. Chapman)


Juan C. Araque
Ph.D. 2009. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Monte Carlo Simulation Studies of DNA Hybridization and DNA-Directed Nanoparticle Assembly. (Thesis Advisor: Marc Robert)


Adam S. Bymaster
Ph.D. 2009. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Molecular Modeling Microstructure and Phase Behavior of Bulk and Inhomogeneous Complex Fluids. (Thesis Advisor: Walter G. Chapman)


Oscar M. Coronado
Ph.D. 2009. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Finite Element Methods for Viscoelastic Fluid Flow Simulations: Fomulations and Applications. (Thesis Advisor: Matteo Pasquali)


Juan G. Duque
Ph.D. 2009. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Electrochemistry and Self-Assembly of Complex Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Nanostructures. (Thesis Advisor: Matteo Pasquali)


Kimberly N. Heck
Ph.D. 2009. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Developing Gold-based Nanostructures to Study Catalytic Reactions in Water. (Thesis Advisor: Michael S. Wong)


Shekhar Jain
Ph.D. 2009. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Molecular Modeling of Microstructure and Thermodynamics of Bulk and Inhomogeneous Polymer Systems. (Thesis Advisor: Walter G. Chapman)


Stephanie C. Portle
Ph.D. 2009. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Elucidating the Connection Between Cell Population Heterogeneity and Genetic Regulatory Architecture in Specific Artificial Networks. (Thesis Advisor: Kyriacos Zygourakis)


Michail Stamatakis
Ph.D. 2009. Dissertation in Chemical Engineering: Stochasticity and Cell Population Heterogeneity in an Artificial lac Operon Genetic Network. (Thesis Advisor: Kyriacos Zygourakis)

Master of Science Degrees


Master of Science Degrees


Venetia Rigou
M.S. 2009. Kinetic and Statistical Approaches in Metabolic Networks (Thesis Advisor: Kyriacos Zygourakis)


Weijia Xie
M.S. 2009. Assembling Magnetic Colloidal Particles in Microfluid Devices (Thesis Advisor: Sibani L. Biswal)



Master of Chemical Engineering Degrees


Adeyemi Abiodun Okuboyejo
M.Ch.E. 2009